Cicero Takes Action to Help Puerto Rico

Moments after word arrived of the devastation Hurricane Maria left on Puerto Rico, town officials began preparing to help. As a result of the action, Cicero residents have had a number of opportunities to help. The first came on Oct. 6 through a supply drive as water, dry goods and other provisions were collected and shipped to Puerto Rico. “We couldn’t just watch and do nothing, especially with so many Cicero residents having Puerto Rican [Learn More]

Morton Students Take A Shot At Hamilton

Students from Morton High School District 201 were given a special opportunity to see one of the most popular shows in musical history. Kids from Morton East and Morton West traveled to Private Bank Theatre in Chicago to see a matinee performance of “Hamilton” in October. The tickets were made available through the Hamilton Education Program, a joint operation between Lin Manuel-Miranda, the creator of “Hamilton,” Jeffrey Seller, the show’s producer, the Rockefeller Foundation, and [Learn More]

Heritage Sign Honors Community Soccer Legend

For more than 25 years, Laureano Robles has been seen on the sidelines and on the soccer field, guiding young players through the mechanics of the sport and teaching them valuable lessons on how to be part of a team. That dedication to the community was rewarded in September with an official Hertiage Sign at Cicero’s Soccer Park at 19th and Laramie. Town Clerk Maria Punzo-Arias and Trustee Victor Garcia, who served as the commemoration [Learn More]

Seniors Get Into German Spirit With Octoberfest

There may not have been a keg to tap, but there were plenty of Cicero residents ready to roll out the barrel for this year’s Senior Octoberfest. The annual autumn dinner and dance brought in senior residents for a hearty lunch, lively music, dancing, and raffles at the end of the event. “I don’t know of a better way to celebrate October with our own version of Octoberfest,” said Town President Larry Dominick. The event [Learn More]

Happy Thanksgiving

Dear Cicero Residents, The holiday season has arrived! October continued our busy stretch of celebrations and festivals, with Houby Day starting the month and seniors celebrating Octoberfest in the middle. We finished with the CYC Halloween festival and trick-or-treating just in time for the weather to get cooler and fall to enter its final weeks. I know it is strange to think of the holidays, but, before you know it, Thanksgiving will be here and [Learn More]

Town Wide Fundraiser: United for the Victims of the Recent Disasters

Natural disasters have plagued North America over the past couple of months and many of you are wondering what can be done from Cicero. Town President Larry Dominick and the Board of Trustees will host a town-wide fundraiser from November 17-18 to help provide relief to victims of Hurricane Maria and the devastating earthquakes in Mexico City. The event will start at 10am on Friday, November 17 at the Cicero Community Center (2250 S. 49th [Learn More]

Cicero Sets Trick-Or-Treating Hours

The advent of October means preparations are underway for the end of the month, when superheroes, actors, musicians, and other celebrities roam the streets alongside ghosts, goblins, witches, and other scary creatures ready for Halloween. To help keep Cicero’s children safe for the annual tradition, the town has established official trick-or-treating hours from 3-7pm on Tuesday, Oct. 31. “Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in this country and Cicero is no different when [Learn More]

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