Seniors Residents Ring In Holiday Cheer at Annual Dinner/Dance

With Christmas sweaters, dresses and ties proudly displayed, Cicero’s senior residents put on their dancing shoes and celebrated the Christmas season with the Annual Senior Christmas Party. This year’s party was held on Dec. 14, and featured a tasty lunch, live music and raffles. The fun started with a traditional Hawaiian Hula dance, put together by the group of residents who have been dancing the hula together for several years. “You can’t have Christmas in [Learn More]

Seniors Celebrate Christmas at Annual Dinner/Dance

Cicero’s senior residents donned their festive gear and broke out their dance shooes as they helped kick the Christmas holiday in high gear with the Annual Senior Christmas Party. The festive event, held Dec. 16 this year, included lively Christmas music, dancing, and food for one of the larger crowds to come out for the Christmas dinner. “It just does not feel like Christmas unless I get to spend it with so many of our [Learn More]

Free Family Movie Night!

The Cicero Youth Commission presents January’s Free Familiy Movie Night! Doors open at 6:30 and the show goes on at 7pm for the hit movie Minions, the sequel to the blockbuster films Despicable Me and Despicable Me 2. Come on by Friday, January 22, at the Cicero Community Center. There will be a free raffle for kids to win a variety of wonderful prizes.  

Cicero West Gives Back to Cicero Kids In Need

Embracing the holiday spirit, Cicero West teachers collected wish lists from children who may not have a pleasant Christmas with one mission in mind: deliver the letters to Santa. More than 250 students from the school were able to receive gifts from the jolly elf during a Dec. 11 celebration where kids opened boxes filled with shoes, warm jackets, sweaters and even a pair of reading glasses for one special kid. “The holiday spirit is [Learn More]

Cicero Police Take Time Out For Annual Shop With A Cop Drive

Several children and families in Cicero will have a merrier Christmas this year thanks to the police department’s annual “Shop with a Cop” program on Dec. 12. This year, dozens of officers from the Cicero Police Department aided more than 30 families that would likely not have had an enjoyable holiday. Police walked with energetic children – bubbling with excitement – as they set out in Target on Cicero Avenue to choose the toys and [Learn More]

Morton 201 Earns National Honor for AP Success

Morton High School District 201 was once again recognized for its academic progress as the Advanced Placement program released its latest lists of District Honor Roll for the United States and Canada. The AP’s 6th Annual Honor Roll placed Morton as one of just 425 school districts from both countries that increased the number of students earning a score of 3 or higher on the AP exams issued every year. In addition, the district must [Learn More]

Cicero Honors Fallen During Pearl Harbor Commemoration

The “day that will live in infamy” continues on in the hearts of many veterans and community members as  Cicero marked the solemn occasion during the annual ceremony on Dec. 7. Cicero Town President Larry Dominick and the Town Board of Trustees joined a crowd filled with students, residents and veterans of multiple wars in remembering the lives lost on the Hawaiian naval base in 1941. “Our freedom fell under attack that day over 70 [Learn More]

Santa Stops By For 9th Annual CYC Holiday Festival

Santa and Mrs. Claus have a lot of work to do leading up to the big night on Dec. 24. However, they were able to take time out of their busy schedules to drop by the Cicero Community Center on Dec. 5 for the 9th Annual Holiday Party. Children, excitedly waiting with their parents, lined up around the hallways of the Community Center as they waited for Kris Kringle and his wife. While there, kids [Learn More]

Christmas In The Park Kicks Off Cicero Holiday Season

Warmer weather than last year brought large crowds to Cicero Community Park as hundreds of Town residents gathered to kick off the holiday season with the annual Christmas in the Park celebration on November 29. This event officially starts both the Christmas celebrations throughout Cicero and the ice skating season at the Bobby Hull Community Ice Rink. An early performance by the Chicago Radiance synchronized skating team got things going as families gathered at the [Learn More]

Larry’s Monthly Column: Christmastime is Here

Dear Cicero residents, Christmastime is definitely here. 2015 has been one filled with many memorable events in the Town: from successful festivals such as Cinco de Mayo and Houby Day to a summer of family-focused fun throughout the New Cicero. And now we are ready to celebrate the holiday season. This is one of my favorite times of year since families typically gather close together, giving us all a chance to create new special moments [Learn More]

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