Hundreds of Cicero families and children packed Community Park on March 26 for the annual Easter in the Park celebration. Children lined around the fields at 34th & Laramie, eyeing the treasure-filled eggs before them, as they awaited the opportunity to dash for plastic packages containing candy, chocolate, toys and more. The hunt, a centerpiece of the festival, started off the afternoon of springtime celebrations that included train rides, face painting and a chance to [Learn More]
Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Town Board of Trustees approved an abatement of property taxes to save the town’s residents $8.2 million for 2016. The abatement is a continuation of holding the line on municipal property taxes, a priority for Dominick’s administration. The Town Board has approved abatement nearly every year during the previous five years and has not made any new borrowing requests, focusing on paying down debt inherited from previous administrations [Learn More]
Perfection is meant to be difficult to achieve. That’s why when a student receives perfect grades, even for a quarter, its an accomplishment worth celebrating. Unity Junior High School recognized more than 400 students in 7th and 8th grades who have straight-A’s after the second quarter. The students were honored with a breakfast and special certificates from school administrators. “We are extremely proud of all of our students who can take on a challenge and [Learn More]
Ivy Leagues colleges are among the world’s most competitive schools when it comes to admitting graduating high school seniors. That is why when Cicero’s own Abigail Galvez not only was admitted to one of the schools, but also with a four-year scholarship from the Posse Foundation, she had a hard time believing it. “I was so excited that I asked them to double check the name,” Galvez said. She is a senior at Morton East [Learn More]
Join Larry Dominick and the Office of Special Events as they celebrate the Easter holiday at Cicero’s Community Park. Beginning at noon on Saturday, March 26, children can participate in great springtime fun with face painting, arts & crafts, riding the Easter train, and much more.
Morton College will host its first Family Open House event on Saturday, March 12 to give high school students a chance to meet with the community college’s faculty and staff, as well as explore possible career programs and services available to them as Morton College Freshmen. You can RSVP for the event by visiting Morton.edu/visiting.
Hearts were the topic of discussion on Feb. 17, but it had nothing to do with Valentine’s Day. The Cicero Health Department hosted its annual Healthy Heart Program at the Cicero Community Center, a day-long program focusing on people learning what makes them tick and how to keep the heart strong. Sponsored by Town President Larry Dominick and the Health Department, the program provides many screening services and medical information for Cicero residents to know [Learn More]
A national —and annual— tradition has definitely taken hold in Cicero as the town’s 9th Annual Father-Daughter Dance reached capacity crowds for another year. The Cicero Youth Commission program, hosted by Town Larry Dominick, has been a successful venture for many years. Each year grows larger than the year before. CYC Director Wayne Perod said it is not only an important part of the Valentine’s Day events in Cicero but a great way to promote [Learn More]
Cicero’s Community Center was filled with red, white and blue along with yellow, green and red on Feb. 11 as the Town celebrated America’s presidents and Lithuania’s independence at a joint ceremony. Hosted by Town President Larry Dominick and the Office of Special Events, the dual ceremony started with the recognition of what is commonly called Presidents Day, which was Feb. 15 this year. The third Monday in February is recognized as the federal holiday [Learn More]
Join Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Youth Commission as they celebrate the 24th Annual Easter Bunny Celebration. This year’s event will feature many indoor activities for all children: games, arts and crafts, clowns, face painting and more! Doors open at 11am on Saturday, March 19, at the Cicero Community Center. Every child will not only get to meet with the Easter Bunny and Mrs. Bunny but will receive a free gift!