Morton High School District 201 continues to add to its recent accolades by earning a financial award in integrity and reporting. The Association of School Business Officials International awarded the public school system with its Certificate of Excellence Award in Financial Reporting. The ASBO bestowed the honor upon Morton 201 after the district cleared benchmarks in financial reporting and accountability, by providing accurate and detailed information regarding funding and usage, as well as maintaining its [Learn More]
Dear Cicero residents, May is here and that means it’s time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! This is one of the biggest festivals, not only for Cicero but for all of the Chicagoland Area. We have many live bands, great food and wonderful rides for the thousands of people who will flock to the Cicero Fairgrounds at 34th and Laramie from May 6 through May 8. I hope to see many of you there! +++++ [Learn More]
Join hundreds of Cicero mothers and sons as they celebrate Mother’s Day with the annual Mother/Son Dance. Hosted by the Cicero Youth Commission, this annual event features dinner, dancing and much more for all types of mother-and-son combinations. The event begins at 6:30pm on Friday, May 13, at the Cicero Community Center. Tickets are sold in advance – just $15 per family – and will NOT be sold on the day of the event.
Join Town President Larry Dominick and the Department of Special Events in celebrating the rich Mexican-American culture with the town’s annual Cinco de Mayo celebration. Running from Friday, May 6, through Sunday, May 8, at the Cicero Fairgrounds on 34th and Laramie, the Cinco de Mayo festival will feature many entertaining live acts, rides, food and more!
You may have seen the notice in last month’s Town News that Cicero Vehicle Stickers expire at the end of June. Stickers cost just $50 per vehicle and seniors, military members and veterans, and disabled residents get their first sticker for free. The best thing to do to avoid the long lines and wait times in June is renew your sticker today.
The Town of Cicero will celebrate Polish Constitution Day at 11am on Wednesday, May 4, at the Cicero Community Center. The event will celebrate the Polish community in Cicero and commemorate the declaration of the May 3, 1791 Constitution, the first of its type in Europe. Every year we recognize all of our various ethnic groups and salute their histories and cultures. We host events for Hispanics, African-Americans, Italian, Czechs, Greeks, Polish and Lithuanians, among [Learn More]
The Fire and Police Commissioners of the Town of Cicero will be distributing applications for testing to create an eligibility list for full time police officer (Probationary) with the Cicero Police Department. There will be a maximum of 250 applications distributed on a first come first served basis. Application packages may be picked up by applicant only, with identification, from the office of the Fire and Police Commission located at 5410 W 34th St Cicero [Learn More]
Cicero residents gathered at the Community Center on April 6 to celebrate the many contributions of the Greek community during the annual Greek Independence Day commemoration. The special event featured Greek cuisine and entertainment as well as speaker Dimitra Georgouses discussing Greek heritage and its impact in America. Georgouses serves as the National Hellenic Museum’s Education and Public Programs Manager. Greek Independence Day celebrates the success of the Greek Revolution when the European nation gained [Learn More]
The Easter Bunny and his wife hopped into Cicero on March 19 to the delight of throngs of children gathered at the Cicero Community Center. As part of the 24th Annual Easter Bunny Celebration, the festive characters arrived for a day filled with photos and fun for the Cicero youth. Hosted by the Cicero Youth Commission, the Easter Bunny Celebration gives children a chance to get their photo taken with the Easter Bunny and Mrs. [Learn More]
J. Sterling Morton High School District 201 is among the best when it comes to taking Advanced Placement classes. That’s why the College Board’s AP program bestowed the District of the Year award to the Cicero and Berwyn district this year. Students at Morton East and West high schools were notified of the special honor at a March 17 assembly. To win the District of the Year award, Morton 201 had to first have an [Learn More]