Cicero Police Help Out with Annual “Shop with a Cop” Event

The Cicero Police Department lived up to the first half of the motto, “To serve and protect” during its annual “Shop with a Cop” program on Dec. 10. Officers teamed up with families needing an extra hand in providing a happy Christmas for the children. The kids helped their Santa cops with the list by shopping at Cicero’s Target located at 2901 S. Cicero. Several officers joined the dozens of families who have struggled to [Learn More]

Cicero Named One of Illinois’ Safest Cities

Cicero’s effort to make the city safer continues to pay off as a national safety organization has tapped the town as one of the safest cities in Illinois. SafeHome named Cicero the 14th safest city among all communities with more than 50,000 people. Joining the town were four other Southwest and West suburban communities, including Des Plaines, sixth place; Tinley Park, eighth place; Oak Lawn, ninth place; and Orland Park; 13th. The rankings by SafeHome, [Learn More]

Cicero Fire Department Lends Helping Hand For Christmas

Thanks to the Cicero Fire Department, a number of Cicero homes experienced a magical Christmas as they teamed up with Santa Clause to deliver special gifts for them just before the holiday. Firefighters wrapped Christmas gifts for families struggling to make ends meet for a variety of reasons. The gifts were donated by area residents, as well as firefighters and others wanting to make the holiday brighter for the kids. Trading his sleigh for the [Learn More]

Cicero Celebrates the Posada

Cicero Stadium filled up fast on Dec. 14 as residents poured in to participate in the Posada. Sponsored by Town President Larry Dominick, Clyde Park District, Cicero Public Schools District 99, and the Cicero Mexican Cultural Committee, this year’s Posada featured dance groups, mascots, music, refreshments, and plenty of toys for every child among the more than 1,500 who came. “Many of us grew up with the Posada, whether we lived in Mexico or lived [Learn More]

Day of Infamy Remembered

Fewer Americans are around to remember where they were when Japanese forces bombed Pearl Harbor, resulting in the United State’s entry into World War II. But that has not stopped Cicero residents and officials from remembering that “day of infamy” on Dec. 7. “The attack on Pearl Harbor changed the world for millions of Americans in 1941,” said Town President Larry Dominick. “Just like Sept. 11, 2001 did with us, Dec. 7 created a new [Learn More]

CYC Holiday Festival Fills Community Center with Cheer

It did not take long for the line to snake through the Cicero Community Center on Dec. 2. That’s what happens when Santa and Mrs. Claus make their annual visit to Cicero Youth Commission’s Holiday Festival. As they arrived to take their seats on stage to pose for photos, young children excitedly waited in line for their chance to tell Kris Kringle what they wanted for Christmas. After the photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus, [Learn More]

Public Notice: Town Board Meeting Scheduled

NOTICE: MEETING SCHEDULED Please be advised that the Tuesday, December 26, 2017, Town Board Meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at 10:00am in the 1st Floor Council Chambers   Maria Punzo-Arias CICERO TOWN CLERK

Cicero’s October ‘Super Seniors’ Recognized

Town President Larry Dominick the Cicero Town Board saluted another group of seniors in the Town’s “Super Seniors” Recognition Program during the October 24 Board meeting. Those recognized for longevity were Mary Dulik, 93, Marie Esposito, 90, Marie Jones, 94, and Abraham Ortega. The honorees praised President Dominick and board members, Collector Fran Reitz, Clerk Maria Punzo-Arias, Supervisor Joe Virruso, Assessor Emilio “Emo” Cundari, and trustees Dennis Raleigh, Victor Garcia, Bob Porod and Larry Banks, [Learn More]

CYC Halloween Fills Center with Costumed Characters

There were not a lot of ghosts, but visits by Batwoman, Captain America, Jack Skellington, Super Girl, and many other costumed characters filled Cicero’s Community Center for the Cicero Youth Commission’s annual Halloween Party. The Oct. 26 celebration featured hundreds of kids and parents, all decked out in their best costumes, to celebrating the holiday with face paintings, arts and crafts, games, music, prizes and other spooky fun. “Halloween was one of my favorite holidays [Learn More]

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