Cicero To Honor Dr. King’s Legacy

Join Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Board of Trustees as they honor the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The ceremony begins at 11am on Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Cicero Community Center.  

Happy New Year!

Dear Cicero residents, For some of us in Cicero, the decorations are put away and the presents are nestled in their new homes. But for many others, there is still plenty of Christmas fun to have! The Three Wise Kings celebration at Cicero Stadium always closes out the holiday season in our town and I hope you can make it out for this Twelfth Night event. Every Jan. 6, residents gather to celebrate the Epiphany, [Learn More]

Seniors Gather for Warm Christmas Celebrations at Community, Senior Centers

Cicero’s senior community made sure to celebrate Christmas early and often this year. First, they gathered at the Community Center on Wednesday, Dec. 12, for the annual Senior Christmas Dinner/Dance. Residents were decked out in their holly jolly outfits as they chatted over a hot lunch and live music, danced with friends and partners, and enjoyed a raffle at the end of the day. “It just isn’t Christmas without the chance to spend some time [Learn More]

Cicero Fire Department Promotes Six

Town President Larry Dominick and the Town of Cicero Board of Trustees were proud to approve the new promotions of six members of the Cicero Fire Department during the board meeting scheduled on Dec. 11. Town Clerk Maria Punzo-Arias, Supervisor Joe Virruso, Assessor Emilio “Emo” Cundari, Collector Fran Reitz, and Trustees John Cava, Victor Garcia, Larry Banks and Bob Porod joined Dominick in approving the promotions during the meeting. Later, Fire Chief Dominick Buscemi swore [Learn More]

Cicero Christmas Celebrations Start with Christmas in the Park

Cicero residents started spreading Christmas cheer early this year as hundreds gathered at Community Park for the annual Christmas in the Park celebration. Held annually the Sunday after Thanksgiving (Nov. 25 this year), the event included festive music, performances by Elvis and others, food, and lots of fun. As has been the tradition for several years, the event also marked the official start of ice skating season in Cicero as the Bobby Hull Community Ice [Learn More]

Houby Festival Draws Thousands for Golden Celebration

A festival 50 years in the making, the golden anniversary of the Houby Festival became one for the history books as thousands of Cicero and Berwyn residents, as well as visitors from across the region, gathered along Cermak Road to celebrate the Czech and Slovak cultures at the beginning of October. Festivities began with the official launch of the event on Oct. 1 at Lombard Avenue, the border of the two communities. Town President Larry [Learn More]

Early Voting Starts October 22

The 2018 Gubernatorial Election is Tuesday, November 6. As part of the efforts of the State of Illinois, Cook County, the Town of Cicero, and Town President Larry Dominick and the Board of Trustees, Cicero Town Clerk Maria Punzo-Arias has announced the Early Voting dates and locations for the election. The state designated Early Voting to run from Monday, October 22 through Monday, November 5. Monday, Oct. 22 through Saturday, Oct. 27: 9am – 5pm [Learn More]

Town-Wide Trick-or-Treat Hours Set

Halloween, once a children’s holiday filled with trick-or-treating and scary homemade costumes, has become the second-most popular holiday in the United States, second only to Christmas. But that doesn’t mean kids throughout the nation are not already dreaming of who they will dress up as this year – whether it’s Black Panther, T-Rex, The Incredibles, or Beyonce – while mapping their favorite routes throughout the neighborhoods for the best candy and the most doors they [Learn More]

Cicero Honors Firefighters from 50th Court Apartment Fire

Town President Larry Dominick and Cicero Fire Chief Dominick Buscemi honored the firefighters who successfully put out a fire that severely damaged a large apartment building at 1637 50th Court in August, saving the lives of dozens of residents and their pets. Buscemi presented the Life Saving Award to the crew of Fire Truck No. 2, including Lt. John Sochacki, Engineer Ken Pereyra and firefighter Joe Vertin during the town’s board meeting held on Tuesday [Learn More]

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