Cicero Honors Entrance into World War I

Residents and town officials gathered at Cicero’s Community Center on April 6 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I. The ceremony featured a discussion on World War I, a memorial to Cicero residents who fought and died in the war, as well as recognition of the war’s impact on Cicero and America. “We typically don’t talk about World War I the way we do World War II, Vietnam, [Learn More]

Mother Son Dance Set For May

President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Youth Commission present the 10th Annual Mother/Son Dance. Boys – Toddlers up to high school Free Raffle for moms and sons, music, dancing, food and fun! Each mom will receive a special photo with your son. Dress as casual or formal as you wish. Friday, May 12, 2017 from 6:30pm to 9pm at the Cicero Community Center. Cost is just $20 per family in advance. Tickets will NOT be [Learn More]

Bridge Development Comes to Cicero

Bridge Development Partners announced its arrival to Cicero. The company announced the acquisition of the former GE Hot Point site at 16th Street and 54th Avenue in March with the plans to build a 320,000 square-foot facility for industrial-related needs. Included in the project is a $20 million investment , resulting in an increase in property tax revenue for the town from $41,000 currently as a vacant lot to nearly $200,000 after investments. “We are [Learn More]

Morton Math Teams Advance to State Competition

Morton High School District 201 has had its fair share of successful athletes and academics. But now, the district is ready to add a combination to its list as a group of student mathletes advanced to the state mathematics competition. The calculator team comprising of Jesus Solis, Abigail Leon, Daniel Castillo, Elizabeth Castillo, and Javier Solis will compete at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Saturday, May 6, in the statewide contest sponsored by [Learn More]

Morton 201’s Mendoza Named AP Teacher of the Year

It didn’t take long for people to recognize the hard work of Morton High School District 201’s teachers in preparing their students for Advanced Placement Exams. Just months after the district was named AP District of the Year, one of the teachers has received top honors. Elizabeth Mendoza received the AP Teacher of the Year award in Indianapolis in February, for her students’ success with the AP Spanish Language and Culture exam. “I am truly [Learn More]

Spring Time Fun In Cicero

Dear Cicero residents, Spring time is in full swing and there are many reasons to head out and enjoy the wonderful weather we’ve been having! First up this month is the Easter Bunny Celebration. The Cicero Youth Commission has been hosting this event for quite some time and the long lines prove that it continues to be a success. Families wait patiently for the Easter Bunny and his wife to arrive at 11 a.m., this [Learn More]

Cicero Officials and Donors Rally to Help Handicapped Victim of Van Theft

When a family’s specially equipped van used to transport its 9-year-old daughter with cerebral palsy was stolen in February, Cicero police and the community sprang into action. On Feb. 6, thieves stole the wheelchair accessible 2000 green Dodge Grand Caravan originally donated to the family by the Make-a-Wish Foundation last year. Police recovered the vehicle and thanks to the generosity of many donors and a Cicero repair shop, town officials recently presented the overhauled van [Learn More]

Greek Independence Celebration

Join Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Town Board of Trustees as they celebrate Greek Independence Day! Beginning at 11am on Thursday, March 30, at the Cicero Community Center, the commemoration will mark the anniversary of the Greek’s war for independence against the Ottoman Empire, the first major loss for the powerful Turkish state. Cook County Treasurer Marie Pappas will be the guest speaker for the event hosted by former Town Assessor John S. [Learn More]

Free Family Movie Night!

Larry Dominick and the Cicero Youth Commission presents Free Family Movie Night on Friday, March 10, featuring Zootopia. Doors open at 6:30p for the 7p movie at the Cicero Community Center.

Cicero Honors Longtime Disabled Employee

The Town of Cicero honored employee Hector Lora, the first disabled employee to work for the town, at the board meeting on February 14. Lora is retiring from his post after providing staff support to the town for 25 years. Police staff said they would miss his personality and his contributions to the office. The town has a unique program to hire and place disabled individuals in various positions. The program was implemented by Town [Learn More]

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