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]

Christmas Posada

Join Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Mexican Cultural Committee as they celebrate the annual Christmas Posada. Starting at 6pm on Thursday, Dec. 17, at the Cicero Stadium at 1909 S. Laramie, the Posada will feature festive music, food, gifts and more. The event will recount the traditional journey to Bethlehem by Joseph and Mary prior to the birth of Jesus thousands of years ago.

From Larry Dominick: Happy Thanksgiving

Dear Neighbors, I wanted to take a few moments to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving. This is a truly American holiday. Many of us probably remember the First Thanksgiving story between Pilgrims and Native Americans, but it wasn’t until the Civil War, when Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a day of “Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens.” Since that day, we have taken time to give thanks for the many [Learn More]

CYC Holiday Party

Join the Cicero Youth Commission and Town President Larry Dominick for the 9th Annual CYC Holiday Party. Starting at 11am on Saturday, December 5, at the Cicero Community Center,  this family-friendly event will feature a chance for your children to have their photo taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus. It includes face painting, festive music, games and more. Every child will receive a free gift, courtesy of President Dominick. Santa Claus arrives at 11am and [Learn More]

Cicero Fire Department Partners With ExxonMobil In Hazard Training

The Cicero Fire Department and ExxonMobil have been working together to develop a training relationship to identify hazards that may exist in the event of an emergency response. “Not only are there obvious hazards, such as a fire occurring in the ExxonMobil plant, but there are situations when ExxonMobile has its personnel going into empty tanks to perform maintenance and there  is a huge hazard in that also,” Chief Buscemi said. “Every time they do [Learn More]

Morton Soccer Places Third Statewide, Fans Set Travel Record

Playing in front of a packed stadium in Hoffman Estates for the Illinois High School Association boys soccer finals, the Morton Mustangs were able to overcome an early loss to land in third place in front of a record crowd of hometown fans. The IHSA said Morton High School District 201 set a record for the number of fan buses travelling to the tournament with more than 50 trekking from Cicero to the northwestern suburbs [Learn More]

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