Morton East Students Impress At Northern Illinois University

In a testament of ingenuity and determination, students from Morton East were able to land themselves in a unique and rewarding position at a Northern Illinois University programming/engineering event. Having missed the deadline for Board approval to attend the event as a school function, seniors Arileny Chavarry, Gilberto Pineda, Alondra Corro, and junior Luis Vazquez – with permission from their parents – set upon themselves to participate in the competition. Upon arrival, the students discovered [Learn More]

Cicero Marks 7th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attacks

Cicero residents and officials recognized the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor Attacks during a special ceremony at the Community Center on Dec. 7. The “day that will live in infamy,” as then-President Franklin Roosevelt proclaimed afterwards, brought about the United State’s involvement in World War II. “With fewer and fewer Americans, not to mention Cicero residents, still alive who fought in the war or even remember that important date, it’s important we continue to [Learn More]

Christmas in the Park Opens Festive Season in Cicero

Chilly weather arrived just in the nick of time for Cicero’s annual Christmas in the Park Celebration. After an abnormally warm November, Jack Frost turned on the Chicagoland Area just after Thanksgiving to bring the right kind of temperatures to usher in the holiday season at Cicero’s Community Park. The Nov. 27 event kicked off the Christmas season for Cicero with a variety of activities for kids and adults alike. Kids enjoyed the train ride [Learn More]

CYC Presents: Free Family Movie Night

Join us as Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Youth Commission present a Free Family Movie Night! Starting at 7pm on Friday, Jan. 20, at the Cicero Community Center, we’ll be showing the hit animation film “The Secret Life of Pets.” Max (Louis C.K.) is a spoiled terrier who enjoys a comfortable life in a New York building until his owner adopts Duke, a giant and unruly canine. During their walk outside, they encounter [Learn More]

Cicero Senior Center Celebrates Cubs World Series Victory

While millions of Chicago Cubs fans flooded Grant Park after the historic World Series Championship earlier in November, Cicero’s senior residents were busy holding their own victory celebration at the Senior Center. Just a week after the Cubs won its first World Series since 1908, residents dined on punch, cupcakes and enjoyed a variety of games while donning new championship t-shirts, hats and other gear to mark the monumental occasion. “It would have been impossible [Learn More]

Religious, Civic Leaders Join In Prayer Breakfast

Cicero Town President Larry Dominick gathered members of the Cicero faith community for the annual prayer breakfast at the Cicero Community Center on Nov. 16. This year’s breakfast featured Pastor Al Hernandez of Ark Ministries to speak about the concerns of the community as well as the needs for religious and civic leaders to work together for the betterment of the town. “Whether you work for the town government or the town’s religious community, it [Learn More]

Morton 201 Thanks Teachers, Board Members for Student Success

With the fall semester winding down, Morton High School District 201 took time out during November’s board meeting to thank a number of leaders who have worked hard to ensure the students’ success. Dr. Michael Kuzniewski, superintendent of the district, personally thanked Morton 201’s school board members for their commitment and contributions to the district’s continued growth and excellence. “Our school board members are volunteers who serve without monetary compensation to make public education the [Learn More]

Veterans Day Ceremony Recalls Sacrifice, Service for Town Residents

Dozens of Cicero residents proudly stood tall on Wednesday, Nov. 10, as Town President Larry Dominick and the Town Board of Trustees recognized and honored their service during the Veterans Day ceremony. Held at the Cicero Community Center, the event highlighted the sacrifices made by the men and women who have served in the armed forces during peacetime and conflict. “America’s history was written by these men and women who risked their lives defending our [Learn More]

World Champion Chicago Cubs, Christmas, New Years

know this is the first time I’ve been able to write this and I am guessing there is no one alive who has read this before, but: The Chicago Cubs are World Series Champions! It has been an exciting run for the Cubbies this year, one that I know will remain with me for the rest of my days. The sheer joy of so many residents in the days after the Cubs victory was a [Learn More]

Free Family Movie Night

Join us as Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Youth Commission present a Free Family Movie Night! Starting at 7pm this Friday, Nov. 18, at the Cicero Community Center, we’ll be showing the hit animation sequel “Finding Dory.” Set under the deep blue ocean, we see our lovable characters from “Finding Nemo” return as they search for their friend, voiced by television star Ellen Degeneres. Doors open at 6:30pm and there will be a [Learn More]

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