Cicero Distributes 600 Free Smoke Detectors To Residents

The Cicero Fire Department distributed 600 free smoke detectors to residents on Oct. 11 at the Cicero Community Center in a joint effort with the Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Kohl’s Cares in celebration of Fire Prevention Week. Every year, nearly 2,000 people lose their lives in residential fires in the United States. A majority of these fires happen when families are asleep and unaware a fire has started. Properly installed [Learn More]

Cicero to Hand Out Free Smoke Detectors to Residents on Oct. 11

Cicero to hand out Smoke Detectors to public at Community Center Tuesday Oct. 11 following Board meeting The Town of Cicero is joining Lurie’s Children’s Hospital and Kohl’s Cares to celebrate Fire Prevention Week by handing out FREE smoke detectors to residents from the Town of Cicero. The smoke detectors will be distributed beginning at 11 am through 2 pm. (We have up to 500 smoke detectors available for distribution). Each family will receive one. [Learn More]

Houby Festival Honors Cicero, Berwyn Police Departments

The honor of Grand Marshal for the Houby Day Parade went to two departments this year: the police departments of Cicero and Berwyn. Police chiefs for both towns represented each agency as they marched down Cermak Road on Oct. 2. “It’s a great honor to not only march as a Grand Marshal, but to also represent the men and women who dedicate their lives to protecting our town,” said Cicero Police Superintendent Jerry Chlada, Jr. [Learn More]

Cicero’s Trick-or-Treating Hours Set

Halloween is one of the most popular holidays for children every year, second only to Christmas during this fall and winter seasons. Kids love to dress up as their favorite super heroes, vampires, and many types of celebrities. They parade around town with, bags in hand, in search of the treasured goodies usually forbidden in most diets during the rest of the year. Cicero Town President Larry Dominick and the Town Board of Trustees have [Learn More]

Busy September, Fun-Filled October

Dear Cicero residents, We certainly have had a lot going on in Cicero lately! Just before September rolled in, our Department of Parks and Recreation hosted a wonderful End of Summer Celebration, where many of you came out to say goodbye to the season with rides, music, and of course, fireworks. Shortly afterwards, we honored the thousands of lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, when terrorists forever changed the way we lived in this nation. [Learn More]

Cicero Opens New Park, Animal Shelter

Cicero’s green spaces grew in September as town officials cut the ribbon on a new park and animal shelter at 18th and Laramie. The Sept. 15 ceremony unveiled the new park, which includes a skateboard halfpipe, playground equipment, a sand volleyball court, a gazebo, health and exercise equipment, as well as plenty of rest areas for adults and children alike. The new Cicero Campus Park will also house the new animal shelter, three dog parks [Learn More]

Cicero Teacher Finalest For Illinois Teacher of the Year

Elizabeth Mendoza’s success in the classroom has been well known throughout J.S Morton High School District 201. It was just a matter of time before the the Illinois State Board of Education recognized her for that success. Mendoza, a Spanish teacher for the district, was named one of 10 finalists for the 2017 Illinois Teacher of the Year award. The annual educator recognition program acknowledges the contributions and accomplishments of academic leaders throughout the state. [Learn More]

Boys Club of Cicero Wins $20,000 In Sports Equipment

Cicero’s Boy’s Club, 5500 West 25th Street, was chosen recently by the organization, “Let’s Play,” to participate in a challenge to encourage kids to participate in exercise. The “Let’s Play” organization is sponsored by Dr. Pepper and Snapple and focuses on having kids play and keep a healthy family lifestyle. Their goal is to help families achieve a healthy lifestyle by providing the tools, places and inspiration to make physical activity a daily priority. “We [Learn More]

Clyde Park District Receives $25K Grant

The Larry Dominick Foundation has made a generous donation of $25,000 to the Clyde Park District, to be used to support sports and recreation programs for youth in Cicero and neighboring communities. “We are so proud of the youth programs that we have built up over the years,” said Anthony Martinucci, executive director of the Clyde Park District. “This donation helps to ensure that we can continue to provide top-quality, affordable programs to boys and [Learn More]

District 99 Unveils Renovated Warren Park School

After years of planning and construction, Cicero District 99 was able to welcome the new Warren Park School to its family of educational facilities. The ribbon-cutting ceremony, held on Aug. 24, saw leaders from the school district and the Town of Cicero praise the expanded building, which now serves grades pre-K through 6, up from pre-K through 3 previously. “We built the new Warren Park as a response to the needs of student-centered classrooms while [Learn More]

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