CYC’s Annual Easter Bunny Celebration

Join Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Youth Commission as they celebrate the 24th Annual Easter Bunny Celebration. This year’s event will feature many indoor activities for all children: games, arts and crafts, clowns, face painting and more! Doors open at 11am on Saturday, March 19, at the Cicero Community Center. Every child will not only get to meet with the Easter Bunny and Mrs. Bunny but will receive a free gift!

President’s Day/Lithuanian Independence Day Commemoration

Join Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Board of Trustees as they celebrate Presidents Day and Lithuanian Independence Day. The ceremony begins at 11am on Thursday, Feb. 11, at the Cicero Community Center. Lithuanian Independence Day is to honor the Lithuanian struggle for independence from the Czarist Russian and Soviet Russian empires. Celebrated on Feb. 16, it recognizes the free republic off the Baltic Sea, where a number of Cicero residents originate. Presidents Day [Learn More]

From Clerk Maria Punzo-Arias’ Office

The Primary Election is Tuesday, March 15, 2016. Due to State Legislation Public Act 98-1171, which took effect July 1, 2015, Early and Grace Period Voting was extended through the Monday before the election. The EARLY VOTING period runs from Monday, February 29, through March 14. The hours are: Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 9am-3pm at the following locations: Community Center – CC110 2250 S. 49th Avenue Cicero, IL 60804 and Town of Cicero PSO [Learn More]

Cicero Police Report Gang Violence Drops To Record Lows

Gang shootings and homicides have continued to drop in Cicero, according to a recent report from the town’s police department. Cicero Police Superintendent Jerry Chlada, Jr., said the data continues to show the effectiveness of Town President Larry Dominick’s initiatives to reduce the street gangs’ impact in the town and with our youth. “It is great to see these numbers continue to drop, even when it looks like there is no way they can drop [Learn More]

Morton Mathletes On Pace For Banner Year

J.S. Morton High School District 201 is on pace to reach new heights in the Illinois Math League competitions. As the second half of the season begins, Morton’s Freshmen Center students are ranked 19th in the state with Morton East comfortably sitting in second place in the Cook West division. Morton West is not far behind in fourth place. “Students love taking the IML contests,” said Mathew Horvath, a Morton East math teacher. “They enjoy [Learn More]

Cicero Remembers Dr. King’s Legacy During Ceremony

Cicero residents were reminded of the efforts of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., during a special ceremony on Jan. 14 at the Cicero Community Center. Kasumba “Kal” Lwanga, vice president of J.S. Morton High School 201’s Board of Education, touched on the important and lasting work King accomplished while marching in locations like Birmingham and Selma, Alabama, as well as nearby in Chicago. “Dr. King fought for more than the civil rights of [Learn More]

District 99 Bands Join Together For First Concert

The post-holiday blues did not last long at District 99 as the three school bands collaborated for the first concert of the academic year on Jan. 13. Students who belong to Beginning Band made their debut performance just three months after picking up their instruments for the first time. They were joined by the Cadet Band and the Concert Band classes to play a selection of pieces ranging from the blues to familiar holiday tunes. [Learn More]

Three Kings Celebration Completes Cicero Holiday Season

Cicero families flocked to Cicero Stadium on Jan. 6 for the annual Three Kings celebration, honoring the visit of the magi to the Christ child. It remains the final event for the town’s Christmas celebrations. “This important holiday is a great end to such a wonderful season,”  said Town Trustee Victor Garcia. “The visit of the wise men, much like the Posada, helps the Latin Community keep our traditions but also invites others to join [Learn More]

Father/Daughter Dance

Join the Cicero Youth Commission as it partners with Town President Larry Dominick in hosting the 8th Annual Valentine’s Father/Daughter Dance. Girls from toddlers on up to high school can have a special date with their dads starting at 6:30pm on Friday, February 12, at the Cicero Community Center. There will be a corsage for every daughter and a photo with their dad that evening. Dress is as casual or formal as you wish. This [Learn More]

Cicero Pets Get In The Holiday Spirit With Santa Paws

Cicero’s furry friends got into the Christmas spirit this month with the annual Santa Paws vaccination clinic at the Waggin’ Tails Animal Shelter. Held on Dec. 5 this year, families coming in for a pet vaccination or microchipping of their pets who also brought a pet toy, pet food, or pet treats along with their pets to the event were treated to a complimentary photo of the furry family member with Santa Paws. “This is [Learn More]

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