Houby Festival’s Popularity Results In Extra Day of Celebration

Everything was coming up Houby for Cicero and Berwyn at the beginning of October as the Houby Day Parade drew in more than 20,000 residents and visitors and many more packed the festival throughough the four-day event. The popularity of the Houby Festival this year prompted an additional day of celebration. “Everyone was having a great time after the parade on Sunday and our kids had Monday off for Columbus Day, so it made sense [Learn More]

Houby Festival’s Popularity Results In Extra Day of Celebration

Everything was coming up Houby for Cicero and Berwyn at the beginning of October as the Houby Day Parade drew in more than 20,000 residents and visitors. Many more packed the festival throughough the four-day event, as the popularity of the Houby Festival this year prompted an additional day of celebration this year. “Everyone was having a great time after the parade on Sunday and our kids had Monday off for Columbus Day, so it [Learn More]

Cicero’s August “Super Seniors” Recognized

Cicero’s ranks of nonagenarians continue to grow after August’s group of “super seniors” was recognized at a Town Board Meeting. Five seniors aged 90 and older were honored for their longevity during the August 22 meeting, receiving accolades from town officials and residents. “I am very honored to be here with all these beautiful people,” said Jeanette Bromberek, 92. “I just love being in Cicero. I love everything about this town and I am thankful [Learn More]

Cicero, Bridge Partners Break Ground On New Facility

A new distribution and manufacturing center is coming to Cicero. Town President Larry Dominick welcomed Bridge Development Partners with an official groundbreaking on Sept. 19. Bridge purchased the lot at 1531 S. 54th Ave. earlier in the year and will begin constructing a new warehouse, distribution and manufacturing center. Called Bridge Point 290, the 323,343-square foot facility will feature state-of-the art technology on top of 18.5 acres in Cicero’s industrial park. The area laid dormant [Learn More]

Giving Thanks Through Music at Mi Gracia

Cicero’s Clergy Committee and the Town of Cicero started September giving thanksfor the annual tradition of Mi Gracia Fest, marking summer’s end. More than 30 community churches joined at Cicero Community park for the ninth year to unite in Christian fellowship through music, entertainment, and spritual guidance. Church leaders throughout the three-day event prayed for the safety of the town and promoted a healthy and safe family environment. The festival is a hallmark of the [Learn More]

Cicero Breaks Records With Mexican Independence Day Festival

It was a record-breaking weekend for Cicero’s Mexican Independence Day. More people than ever before swarmed the fairgrounds from September 14-17 to attend the four-day fesitval. So many arrived for the Sunday finale that event organizers had to turn away visitors before the traditional El Grito ceremony in the evening. “This was a tremendous celebration that exceeded all of our expectations,” said Town President Larry Dominick. “We have known for a long time that Cicero [Learn More]

Houby Day Is Here

Much is made by the mainstream news media of some ethnic holidays such as St. Patrick’s Day, Columbus Day, Fiestas Patrias, and Bud Billiken Day, for example. Television reports on these and other parades dominate the holidays’ weekends and the events receive major coverage, especially on TV. But one ethnic holiday seems to have been forgotten, the Houby Day Festival, partly because the ethnic group it is associated with may have been pushed to the [Learn More]

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]

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