CYC Says ‘Aloha’ To Summer With Annual Luau

The Cicero Youth Commission ensured Cicero families had one last summer bash with its annual Hawaiian Luau Family Dance. Held on Aug. 11, the dinner and dance brought residents to the Community Center to enjoy delicious food and family fun before school started back up and the weather turned cooler. “It did not take long for this to become a welcome tradition for our families,” said Patti Dominick, director of CYC. “They enjoy having one [Learn More]

Town Assessor Cundari Hosts Patlak For Property Tax Appeals Seminar

One of the main goals for Town Assessor Emilio “Emo’ Cundari is to ensure every resident takes advantage of any property tax reduction possible. To make that happen, he hosts an annual appeals seminar with Cook County Commissioner Dan Patlak as the annual property tax appeal window opens up for Cicero residents. The focus of the seminar is to help Cicero residents through the appeals proces in an effort to reduce their tax rates for [Learn More]

Morton 201 Starting Mandarin Language Course

Morton students are turning eastward in their language studies as they take on a new elective offered in the district: Mandarin. More than 100 students at Morton West and the Morton Freshman Center are taking the first classes in the Chinese language that will result in the AP Chinese Language and Culture exam offered during the students’ senior year. To fit in the additional class, students enrolled will start their day earlier than other Mustangs. [Learn More]

Seniors Bid Summer Goodbye With Annual Picnic

Cicero’s seniors made sure to have one last bit of fun to say farewell to summer with the Annual Summer Picnic. Put together by the Cicero’s Senior Activities and Senior Services, this year’s event made sure there was enough fun for everyone. While this has become a tradition for senior residents, it also highlights one of the key commitments Town President Larry Dominick has to ensure they have exceptional service and plenty of activities throughout [Learn More]

From the President’s Desk: September

Dear Cicero residents, August doesn’t have any major holidays but we sure stayed busy! Our National Night Out event was a great success as it allowed residents to gather with our police officers and firefighters and continue to work together in keeping Cicero safe and free from gangbangers. The event also kicked off the last month of Summer in the Park, where so many kids and families celebrated the last days before returning to school. [Learn More]

CYC Open House And Registration Scheduled

The Cicero Youth Commission will hold its open house and registration events the first week in September. Both open houses will give Cicero families a chance to learn more about the Commission’s after-school programs geared to provide kids a safe space to learn, enjoy added time with friends, and have fun.  

Free Family Movie Night on August 22!

The Cicero Youth Commission, in conjunction with Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Community Center, presents a Free Family Movie Night! The CYC will show “Trolls,” last summer’s animated hit by Dreamworks. It stars Anna Kendrick as Princess Poppy and Justin Timberlake as Branch, two trolls on a quest to save their captured friends and family from the unhappy Bergens. The 2016 film also includes the voices of Zooey Deschanel, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Russell Brand, James [Learn More]

Cicero’s May “Super Seniors” Honored

Three “Super Seniors” were recognized at Cicero’s town board meeting on June 27 as part of a year-long effort to acknowledge those residents aged 90 and older. Led by Town President Larry Dominick and Collector Fran Reitz, the program has continued to celebrate the nonagenarians (and centenarians) who call Cicero home. “I think this is one of the highlights of our board meetings now,” Dominick said. “Just to see all of these men and women [Learn More]

Summer in the Park Culminates With August Fun

Cicero’s annual summer festival starts its final month with National Night Out, superheroes and more. Since the start of June, families have dropped into Cicero Community Park, Municipal Courtyard and schools throughout town to enjoy the wide range of activities planned by the Department of Parks and Recreation and Cicero Town President Larry Dominick. “These are the programs that help the town out the most,” Dominick said. “Kids are having fun, staying out of trouble, [Learn More]

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