Cicero Honors Tuskegee Airmen

The Town of Cicero adopted a resolution honoring the Tuskegee Airmen, the all-African American air force unit that fought during World War II. One of the survivors of the Tuskegee Air Unit is Capt. Jack Lyle who spoke at a special public meeting at the Cicero Public Library Saturday Morning. Derek Dominick, a board member of District 99 who represented his father Town President Larry Dominick at the ceremonies Saturday morning presented the resolution to [Learn More]

American Fest Draws Thousands In Celebration

Thousands of Cicero and neighboring residents packed the town’s fairgrounds during the last weekend in June to celebrate Independence Day through American Fest. The annual celebration of American independence featured live music acts that brought in crowds from all around to enjoy modern and classic musical hits, carnival rides for kids and adults, booths, delicious fair food, and much more. The June 28-July 1 celebration was held just before the Fourth because of the midweek [Learn More]

Puerto Rican Celebration Takes Heartfelt Tone

Every year, Cicero hosts a ceremony to honor Puerto Rican heritage and celebrate the Caribbean island that is home to more than 3.3 million Americans. This year’s celebration, held on June 13 at the Cicero Community Center, had a more somber tone than usual, as Cicero’s Puerto Rican population turned to prayer and remembrance for those who have suffered and are still suffering from Hurricane Maria, which struck the commonwealth in late September 2017. Emceed [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]