Cicero Welcomes CubeSmart to Business Community

Cicero continues to add more businesses and jobs to the town as CubeSmart Self Storage opened its doors on November 9. The storage facility, located at 1331 S 55th Ct., provides storage units for residents and companies to keep various items in a safe and secure location, according to the company’s website. “We are always thrilled when a new company recognizes Cicero as a community where it can thrive and provide a service to the [Learn More]

Cicero Honors Veterans at Home and Abroad

Students from areas schools, Cicero residents, and town officials gathered to honor the men and women who have worn the uniform during the town’s annual Veterans Day Ceremony. Veterans from every military branch (and even a couple from other countries’ military) attended the event, representing every conflict from World War II to the current War on Terror. Each person who served was individually recognized during the Community Center event, highlighting the town’s many contributions to [Learn More]

Have a Wonderful Holiday Season

Dear Cicero residents, We are fully in the Christmas season, with families enjoying the Bobby Hull Community Ice Rink, trees decorated throughout the town, and lights strung along the rooftop. And Cicero has a lot to do to celebrate the holiday season! I hope everyone can make it out to the Cicero Youth Commission’s Holiday Festival to continue with the seasonal fun. I have it on good authority that Santa and Mrs. Claus will be [Learn More]

Cicero’s Holiday Season Officially Opens with Christmas in the Park

The calendar may have said November 26, but December 25 was on the minds of Cicero residents filling Community Park for the town’s annual Christmas in the Park celebration. The celebration kicks off the the holiday calendar throughout the town, starting with the opening of the Bobby Hull Community Ice Rink for ice skating. The Chicago Radiance synchronized skating team officially opened the ice rink with a routine that excited the residents and town officials [Learn More]

Cicero Chaplain Returns from Assisting in Puerto Rico Recovery

Cicero Chaplain Ismail Vargas knew he wanted to do more than raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Maria. So he asked the town if there was a way he could travel to the Caribbean island to aid in the disaster response. After approval, he packed his bags and headed south. “This opportunity meant so much to me since it was something the Lord placed heavily in my heart, and it was a great blessing [Learn More]

Cicero Takes Action to Help Puerto Rico

Moments after word arrived of the devastation Hurricane Maria left on Puerto Rico, town officials began preparing to help. As a result of the action, Cicero residents have had a number of opportunities to help. The first came on Oct. 6 through a supply drive as water, dry goods and other provisions were collected and shipped to Puerto Rico. “We couldn’t just watch and do nothing, especially with so many Cicero residents having Puerto Rican [Learn More]

Morton Students Take A Shot At Hamilton

Students from Morton High School District 201 were given a special opportunity to see one of the most popular shows in musical history. Kids from Morton East and Morton West traveled to Private Bank Theatre in Chicago to see a matinee performance of “Hamilton” in October. The tickets were made available through the Hamilton Education Program, a joint operation between Lin Manuel-Miranda, the creator of “Hamilton,” Jeffrey Seller, the show’s producer, the Rockefeller Foundation, and [Learn More]

Heritage Sign Honors Community Soccer Legend

For more than 25 years, Laureano Robles has been seen on the sidelines and on the soccer field, guiding young players through the mechanics of the sport and teaching them valuable lessons on how to be part of a team. That dedication to the community was rewarded in September with an official Hertiage Sign at Cicero’s Soccer Park at 19th and Laramie. Town Clerk Maria Punzo-Arias and Trustee Victor Garcia, who served as the commemoration [Learn More]

Seniors Get Into German Spirit With Octoberfest

There may not have been a keg to tap, but there were plenty of Cicero residents ready to roll out the barrel for this year’s Senior Octoberfest. The annual autumn dinner and dance brought in senior residents for a hearty lunch, lively music, dancing, and raffles at the end of the event. “I don’t know of a better way to celebrate October with our own version of Octoberfest,” said Town President Larry Dominick. The event [Learn More]

Happy Thanksgiving

Dear Cicero Residents, The holiday season has arrived! October continued our busy stretch of celebrations and festivals, with Houby Day starting the month and seniors celebrating Octoberfest in the middle. We finished with the CYC Halloween festival and trick-or-treating just in time for the weather to get cooler and fall to enter its final weeks. I know it is strange to think of the holidays, but, before you know it, Thanksgiving will be here and [Learn More]

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