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!
Join Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Board of Trustees as they celebrate Presidents Day and Lithuanian Independence Day. The ceremony begins at 11am on Thursday, Feb. 11, at the Cicero Community Center. Lithuanian Independence Day is to honor the Lithuanian struggle for independence from the Czarist Russian and Soviet Russian empires. Celebrated on Feb. 16, it recognizes the free republic off the Baltic Sea, where a number of Cicero residents originate. Presidents Day [Learn More]
The Primary Election is Tuesday, March 15, 2016. Due to State Legislation Public Act 98-1171, which took effect July 1, 2015, Early and Grace Period Voting was extended through the Monday before the election. The EARLY VOTING period runs from Monday, February 29, through March 14. The hours are: Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 9am-3pm at the following locations: Community Center – CC110 2250 S. 49th Avenue Cicero, IL 60804 and Town of Cicero PSO [Learn More]
Gang shootings and homicides have continued to drop in Cicero, according to a recent report from the town’s police department. Cicero Police Superintendent Jerry Chlada, Jr., said the data continues to show the effectiveness of Town President Larry Dominick’s initiatives to reduce the street gangs’ impact in the town and with our youth. “It is great to see these numbers continue to drop, even when it looks like there is no way they can drop [Learn More]