The Cicero Police Department and Police Chief Jerry Chlada hosted the annual Shop with a Cop charity event to provide gifts and toys to children and families in need. Chlada said donations were provided by Town President Larry Dominick and the Town of Cicero Board of Trustees, as well as from Target and Exxon, 20 families and children attended.
Town President Larry Dominick’s name was officially linked to the newly renovated Fitness Center. The plaque commemorating the dedication of the revised facilities were unveiled in November. Dominick attended the curtain call and watched Morton College Vice-Chair Anthony Martinucci open the drapes that masked the commitment. “I am honored and humbled by Morton College’s board to grant me such recognition,” Dominick said. Along with seeing the plaque for the first time, the town president also [Learn More]
Three members of the Cicero Fire Department received promotions during the Nov. 12 board meeting. Lt. Harry Rutz, a 15-year veteran of the department, became Asst. Fire Chief for Fire Prevention. Engineer Josh Hill, a 12-year veteran, will serve as Lieutenant. Firefighter Tim Medina, a five-year veteran, is now Engineer. Rutz fills the vacancy created when the previous assistant fire chief retired, while Hill will fill Rutz’s lieutenant spot. Medina fulfills a job that was [Learn More]
For those who have served, and those who are currently serving, Town President Larry Dominick and the Town Board of Trustees–Clerk Maria Punzo-Arias, Supervisor Joe Virrusso, Assessor Emilio “Emo” Cundari, Collector Fran Reitz, and trustees Victor Garcia, Larry Banks, Bob Porod, and John Cava–and the entire Town of Cicero thanks you.
Town President Larry Dominick’s mission for the town to support America’s military shone brightly during a special Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 7. Cicero’s Community Center served as the location for the ceremony, which featured a remembrance of why Nov. 11 became known as Veterans Day as well as a time to remember the fallen. Starting as Armistice Day in 1919, the day focused on the anniversary of when the fighting ceased near the end [Learn More]
Día de los Muertes may not be as well known as Halloween, but it has become a major event for Cicero. November’s traditional start with remembering loved ones has become so popular that planners added a new event at Unity Junior High on Nov. 2. “This is an example of the leadership of President Larry Dominick and the town board in embracing and hosting events celebrating and educating the public about the culture of Mexican [Learn More]
by Alejandra Herrera A new piña colada joint has opened in town and Cicero officials made sure the new restaurant received a warm welcome during a ribbon cutting on Oct. 22. El Campeón Piña Colada, located at 5745 W 35th St., became the newest restaurant in the town as Town President Larry Dominick and the Board of Trustees joined the Cicero Chamber of Commerce and the Association of Businesses in Cicero to showcase the unique [Learn More]
To ensure the safety of our children during this fun and exciting holiday, the Town of Cicero has set trick-or-treating hours to be from 3pm to 7pm on Thursday, October 31, 2019. Have a Happy Halloween!
Kids, adults and senior residents lined up along Cermak Road on October 7 as they awaited the start of the popular Houby Day Parade to march by. The 51st annual event, a joint operation between the Town of Cicero and the City of Berwyn, saw dozens of floats, bands, student groups, and public organizations proudly waving their banners and tossing candy to the kids as they headed from 54th Street in Cicero to Riverside Drive [Learn More]
Town President Larry Dominick and the Office of Senior Activities invited all of Cicero’s senior residents to a trip across the Wisconsin border to visit pristine Lake Geneva. The August 28 venture involved a boat ride on the lake, a catered lunch, and a chance to do a little shopping. “We went on a two-hour boat ride on a lovely boat all around the whole Lake of Geneva and enjoyed a sit-down dinner on the [Learn More]