For those who have served, and those who are currently serving, Town President Larry Dominick and the Town Board of Trustees–Clerk Maria Punzo-Arias, Supervisor Joe Virrusso, Assessor Emilio “Emo” Cundari, Collector Fran Reitz, and trustees Victor Garcia, Larry Banks, Bob Porod, and John Cava–and the entire Town of Cicero thanks you.
Town President Larry Dominick’s mission for the town to support America’s military shone brightly during a special Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 7. Cicero’s Community Center served as the location for the ceremony, which featured a remembrance of why Nov. 11 became known as Veterans Day as well as a time to remember the fallen. Starting as Armistice Day in 1919, the day focused on the anniversary of when the fighting ceased near the end [Learn More]
Día de los Muertes may not be as well known as Halloween, but it has become a major event for Cicero. November’s traditional start with remembering loved ones has become so popular that planners added a new event at Unity Junior High on Nov. 2. “This is an example of the leadership of President Larry Dominick and the town board in embracing and hosting events celebrating and educating the public about the culture of Mexican [Learn More]
by Alejandra Herrera A new piña colada joint has opened in town and Cicero officials made sure the new restaurant received a warm welcome during a ribbon cutting on Oct. 22. El Campeón Piña Colada, located at 5745 W 35th St., became the newest restaurant in the town as Town President Larry Dominick and the Board of Trustees joined the Cicero Chamber of Commerce and the Association of Businesses in Cicero to showcase the unique [Learn More]
To ensure the safety of our children during this fun and exciting holiday, the Town of Cicero has set trick-or-treating hours to be from 3pm to 7pm on Thursday, October 31, 2019. Have a Happy Halloween!
Kids, adults and senior residents lined up along Cermak Road on October 7 as they awaited the start of the popular Houby Day Parade to march by. The 51st annual event, a joint operation between the Town of Cicero and the City of Berwyn, saw dozens of floats, bands, student groups, and public organizations proudly waving their banners and tossing candy to the kids as they headed from 54th Street in Cicero to Riverside Drive [Learn More]
Town President Larry Dominick and the Office of Senior Activities invited all of Cicero’s senior residents to a trip across the Wisconsin border to visit pristine Lake Geneva. The August 28 venture involved a boat ride on the lake, a catered lunch, and a chance to do a little shopping. “We went on a two-hour boat ride on a lovely boat all around the whole Lake of Geneva and enjoyed a sit-down dinner on the [Learn More]
Cicero’s newest nonagenarian received a grand celebration during the August 27 Town Board meeting. Socorro Gonzalez turned 90 in August making her a Super Senior, a group established by the town in 2017 and overseen by Collector Fran Reitz “I enjoy living in Cicero,” Gonzalez said. She has been a resident for more than 26 years and has four children. Gonzalez and her family enjoyed a reception in Town Hall after the meeting, courtesy of [Learn More]
Dear Cicero residents, It’s Houby time in Cicero! The 51st Annual Houby Fest is this weekend, and I cannot be more excited. I am always looking forward to when we gather as a town like we did last month for Mexican Independence Day, There is something to be said about Houby that makes it unique. Unlike the other festivals, like American Fest and Cinco de Mayo, this one is uniquely ours. No other community in [Learn More]
Join Town President Larry Dominick and the Town Board of Trustees as we celebrate the 51st Annual Houby Festival! Running from October 2-6, this event will feature live music, festival foods, rides, and more! Everything is along the “L” Strip behind Cermak Road near Lombard Ave. And don’t forget to join us at noon along Cermak Road as we kick off the Houby Day Parade on Sunday, October 6!