Posts Tagged “Cicero”

Freddy’s Pizza in west suburban Cicero featured on the “It’s Not So Late Show”

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Freddy’s Pizza in west suburban Cicero featured on the “It’s Not So Late Show”

Freddy’s Pizza in west suburban Cicero featured on the “It’s Not So Late Show” The spectacular success of Freddy’s Pizzeria is discussed by owner Joe Quercia who immigrated from Naples, Italy in 1968 and attended Morton East High School when he started working at the restaurant’s previous location. Quercia, who runs the popular bakery at…

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Orland Township “Off to the Races”

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Orland Township “Off to the Races”

Orland Township “Off to the Races” Residents invited to Senior Group Outing at Hawthorne Race Course this Summer. Ready to witness the next Secretariat? Orland Township is offering an evening of hospitality, happiness, & horse racing this Summer! Hawthorne Race Course, located at 3501 S. Laramie in Stickney, IL., is the oldest recurrently run family-owned…

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Cicero arrests two suspects involved in 21 carjackings and burglaries

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Cicero arrests two suspects involved in 21 carjackings and burglaries

Cicero arrests two suspects involved in 21 carjackings and burglaries Teenage Suspects involved in burglaries and car jackings in six suburban communities in Berwyn, River Forest, Central Stickney, Elmwood Park and Oak Lawn The Cicero Police Department (CPD) announce the arrests of Luis D. Mercado-Cordero, male, age 18, of Maywood, Illinois and Samuel A. Sierra,…

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Landek announces over $155 million in funding for local school districts

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Landek announces over $155 million in funding for local school districts

Landek announces over $155 million in funding for local school districts Thirteen local school districts are set to receive over $155 million in additional funding, State Senator Steve Landek (D-Bridgeview) announced today. The funding comes as part of the latest federal COVID-19 relief packages and is meant to address challenges caused by the pandemic. “Now…

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Town President Larry Dominick decorates Town hall for Christmas

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Town President Larry Dominick decorates Town hall for Christmas

Town President Larry Dominick decorates Town hall for Christmas By Alejandra Hererra Santa’s elves have been busy working in Cicero. They just finished putting up the many Christmas trees at Town Hall. Today if you drive by or visit us you can admire all the decorated trees, lights, deer and all the many decorations. The…

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Five Southwest and West suburban communities named among state’s safest

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Five Southwest and West suburban communities named among state’s safest

Five Southwest and West suburban communities named among state’s safest Five Southwest and West suburban communities were named as being among the safest communities to live in the State of Illinois in a new survey released by SafeHome. The five communities listed in the state’s top 20 are Des Plaines (#6), Tinley Park (#8), Oak…

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Czech, Slovak & Bohemian culture showcased in Houby Day tradition

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Czech, Slovak & Bohemian culture showcased in Houby Day tradition

Czech & Bohemian culture showcased in Houby Day tradition For many years, the Czech community was Chicagoland’s most recognized cultural presence. As Chicagoland’s immigration makeup has expanded, the Czech community identity continues each year with the popular Houby Day Festival and Parade in Chicago’s West suburbs By Ray Hanania Much is made by the mainstream…

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