State Officials Speak to Chamber to Help Local Businesses Grow

State officials dropped into a Cicero Chamber of Commerce meeting on Jan. 29 to outline several programs geared towards local businesses to help them be more successful. Manuel Lopez, regional economic development manager of the state’s Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity, Joe McKeown from “Team RED,” and Pedro Pineda from the Illinois Central Management Office (CMS) spoke at the event organized by Town President Larry Dominick and co-sponsored by state Rep. Lisa Hernandez. “One [Learn More]

Town Honors Lithuanian Independence, Presidents Day During Ceremony

Cicero’s commitment to honoring the town’s cultural diversity continued on Feb. 13 as the town celebrated Lithuania’s independence as well as Presidents Day during a ceremony at the Community Center. Sponsored by Town President Larry Dominick, the Board of Trustees, and the Office of Special Events, the celebration featured remarks about Lithuanian Independence and the American Presidency. Attendees learned about the 102nd anniversary of Lithuania’s independence after World War One, which was renewed after the [Learn More]

Cicero Welcomes Newest Super Senior

Town President Larry Dominick and the Town of Cicero Board honored William “Cicero Bill” Terlecki and Victoria Navarette at the board meeting on Jan. 28 as a part of the town’s Super Senior program. Terlecki, who turned 90 in January, has lived in Cicero since he was five. Navarette has been a town resident for 30 years and also recently celebrated her 90th birthday. President Dominick thanked Terlecki and Navarette for their love and commitment [Learn More]

Cicero’s Disabilities Program Aims to Provide Assistance to Those Seeking Guidance

Among the many initiatives launched by Town President Larry Dominick following his election in 2005 is the town’s programs to provide jobs and expanded services to the town’s developmentally disabled citizens. Cicero’s Disabilities Program offers many benefits, including assistance in applying for many local, state and federal aid and benefits. They include obtaining handicapped parking tags, assisting in completing applications for government benefits, especially Social Security benefits. But the assistance doesn’t stop there. The program [Learn More]

Cicero Works to ‘Give Kids a Smile’ at Annual Event

The town’s health department presented its annual “Give Kids A Smile” event on Feb. 11 as part of Town President Larry Dominick’s efforts to ensure every Cicero child has a chance to succeed in life. Health Director Sue Grazzini said the yearly dental clinic is done in February because the month is known as National Children’s Dental Health Month, emphasizing the importance of dental health among kids for bright futures. “A lot of people don’t [Learn More]

Cicero’s Annual Father/Daughter Dance Sold Out in Days

Dads and their daughters donned some of their favorite outfits as they gathered at the Cicero Community Center for the 13th Annual Father/Daughter Dance on Feb. 9. Hosted by Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Youth Commission, this annual gala features a chance for fathers and daughters to have a special moment before Valentine’s Day. “When I became town president, I was surprised we didn’t have a father/daughter dance,” said Town President Larry Dominick. [Learn More]

Fun Abounds at Senior Hearts & Shamrocks Dinner/Dance

If there is one event that marks the end of winter and the start of spring in Cicero, it is the Senior Hearts & Shamrocks dinner and dance. As in years past, this year’s celebration drew hundreds of senior residents who enjoyed the entertainment, music, dancing, and food. The Feb. 12 event was sponsored by Town President Larry Dominick and the Town Board of Trustees, in coordination with Senior Activities. This year’s dinner and dance [Learn More]

Census Officials Meet with Town Agencies in Preparation for Count

With the census nearly ready to launch, local agencies gathered for an informal training session to help ensure as many of the town’s residents are counted. The Feb. 19 meeting at the Community Center emphasized the priority of assuring residents that all information collected can only be used to document the population. The Cicero Census Committee was created by Town President Larry Dominick and the Town Board to help accomplish this task. “The biggest challenge [Learn More]

Cicero le da la bienvenida a un nuevo centro para atender a los niños que padecen autismo en nuestra comunidad

“The Place for Children with Autism” abrió un nuevo centro en Cicero, listo para proporcionar terapia de intervención temprana a niños con autismo de 2 a 6 años en un entorno preescolar. Su objetivo es ayudar a las familias en comunidades marginadas con los último en tratamientos, incluido el llamado terapia de ‘Análisis de Comportamiento Aplicado’ (ABA). El martes 11 de febrero de 2020, funcionarios de Cicero, incluida la Secretaria Municipal María Punzo Arias, el [Learn More]

Cicero Welcomes Place for Children with Autism Center

para español, haga clic aquí Cicero welcomed a new health center on Feb. 11 when they helped open The Place for Children with Autism Center. The offices focus on one of the most misunderstood medical diagnoses among children by providing applied behavioral analysis therapy for children ages 2-6. This location is the third one The Place has opened in the Chicagoland area since January and is the ninth center in the state. Joining Town President [Learn More]

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