Remembering September 11, 2001

Join Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Board of Trustees as we remember the tragic events of September 11, 2001. On Sept. 11, two planes crashed into the World Trade Center and one crashed into the Pentagon, killing thousands of people from all over the world, mostly Americans. A fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania after passengers overtook terrorists who planned to use the aircraft for a fourth target, probably the White [Learn More]

Cicero’s July “Super Seniors” Recognized

July was a busy month for celebrating “Super Seniors” in Cicero as five residents were honored during the July 25 Town Board meeting. Each honoree turned 90 or older during the month and received special recognition from the Town Board as well as the rest of the community. This is part of a year-long program to acknowledge those residents who are turning 90 or older, thanks to the efforts ofTown President Larry Dominick and Collector [Learn More]

Cicero Schools Reopen With Celebration, Dedication

Returning to school doesn’t start with classrooms, homework or trying to remember a locker combination. At least not in Cicero, where District 99 and J. Sterling Morton High School District 201 joined forces with the Town of Cicero for two back-to-school events. The first one, held on August 12 at Unity Junior High, featured activities for students and parents, games, bouncy houses, community service opportunities, exams for those who needed them prior to starting school, [Learn More]

CYC Says ‘Aloha’ To Summer With Annual Luau

The Cicero Youth Commission ensured Cicero families had one last summer bash with its annual Hawaiian Luau Family Dance. Held on Aug. 11, the dinner and dance brought residents to the Community Center to enjoy delicious food and family fun before school started back up and the weather turned cooler. “It did not take long for this to become a welcome tradition for our families,” said Patti Dominick, director of CYC. “They enjoy having one [Learn More]

Town Assessor Cundari Hosts Patlak For Property Tax Appeals Seminar

One of the main goals for Town Assessor Emilio “Emo’ Cundari is to ensure every resident takes advantage of any property tax reduction possible. To make that happen, he hosts an annual appeals seminar with Cook County Commissioner Dan Patlak as the annual property tax appeal window opens up for Cicero residents. The focus of the seminar is to help Cicero residents through the appeals proces in an effort to reduce their tax rates for [Learn More]

Morton 201 Starting Mandarin Language Course

Morton students are turning eastward in their language studies as they take on a new elective offered in the district: Mandarin. More than 100 students at Morton West and the Morton Freshman Center are taking the first classes in the Chinese language that will result in the AP Chinese Language and Culture exam offered during the students’ senior year. To fit in the additional class, students enrolled will start their day earlier than other Mustangs. [Learn More]

Seniors Bid Summer Goodbye With Annual Picnic

Cicero’s seniors made sure to have one last bit of fun to say farewell to summer with the Annual Summer Picnic. Put together by the Cicero’s Senior Activities and Senior Services, this year’s event made sure there was enough fun for everyone. While this has become a tradition for senior residents, it also highlights one of the key commitments Town President Larry Dominick has to ensure they have exceptional service and plenty of activities throughout [Learn More]

From the President’s Desk: September

Dear Cicero residents, August doesn’t have any major holidays but we sure stayed busy! Our National Night Out event was a great success as it allowed residents to gather with our police officers and firefighters and continue to work together in keeping Cicero safe and free from gangbangers. The event also kicked off the last month of Summer in the Park, where so many kids and families celebrated the last days before returning to school. [Learn More]

CYC Open House And Registration Scheduled

The Cicero Youth Commission will hold its open house and registration events the first week in September. Both open houses will give Cicero families a chance to learn more about the Commission’s after-school programs geared to provide kids a safe space to learn, enjoy added time with friends, and have fun.  

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