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Hernandez and Zalewski host electronics Recycle Day

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Hernandez and Zalewski host electronics Recycle Day

State Reps. Hernandez and Zalewski Invite Local Residents to Shred and Electronics Recycle Day Promoting steps to help prevent identity theft while removing old electronics from homes in an environmentally safe way, state Reps. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, and Michael Zalewski, D-Riverside, are Holding a Shredding and Electronics Recycling event on Saturday, June 6 from…

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Morton Mustangs Posters Win Awards, Finish Year with Girls Soccer

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Morton Mustangs Posters Win Awards, Finish Year with Girls Soccer

Berwyn/Cicero, Ill.– Morton High School wrapped up its award-winning promotional poster series with a release for the 2015 Varsity Girls Soccer team. Pictured on the poster are seniors Cynthia Gutierrez, Alyssa Garcia, Alexis Mondragon, Leslie Sibri, Ashley Castanon, Tania Paez, Shannon Fricke and Evelyn Castanon. Students of the Morton West Graphic Arts Department photographed, designed…

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2015 Morton Varsity Softball & Baseball Posters Released

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2015 Morton Varsity Softball & Baseball Posters Released

Berwyn/Cicero, IL – The Morton Varsity Softball and Baseball teams recognized their graduating seniors with two promotional posters photographed, designed and printed by fellow high school students. Six Mustang softball players and 11 baseball players, along with the schedules, are featured on the 11″ x 17″ full-color posters released for the 2015 season. The senior…

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ICCB Executive Director Speaker At Morton College’s 90th Commencement Ceremony

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ICCB Executive Director Speaker At Morton College’s 90th Commencement Ceremony

Dr. Karen Hunter Anderson, Executive Director for the Illinois Community College Board, is the guest speaker at Morton College’s 90th Commencement ceremony Friday, May 15, in the Courtyard. She joined the ICCB in 1999 and became the Executive Director in 2013. Other positions held by Dr. Anderson within the ICCB include Vice President for Adult…

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Morton West Concert Band Recognizes Seniors with Poster

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Morton West Concert Band Recognizes Seniors with Poster

Berwyn, Ill.–The Morton West Concert Band program saluted its graduating students with a poster celebrating “Pride in Performance.” Nine musicians from the Class of 2015 are featured on 11? x 17? posters sponsored by the Morton Music Parents Association. Under its director, Dr. Larry Pearce, the Morton West Band program has received Superior/Excellent ratings for…

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Morton Rugby Unveils New Promotional Poster

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Morton Rugby Unveils New Promotional Poster

Cicero, Illinois – Twelve veteran Morton Rugby players are featured on a new promotional poster with the 2015 Mustangs schedule, released by the program today. Scholar-athletes Ric Avelar, Jovanni Cerritos, Eric Delgado, Ben Duarte, Cesar Garcia, Noel Ibarra, William Jackson, Jesus Jimenez, Michael Salgado, Jose Muratalla, Orlando Pacheco, and Jimmy Quinones were selected by Varsity…

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Morton College Ranked Among Top 10 in Digital Community Colleges Survey

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Morton College Ranked Among Top 10 in Digital Community Colleges Survey

Morton College Ranked Among Top 10 in Digital Community Colleges Survey CICERO, ILLINOIS– Morton College was named to the Top 10 list of small community colleges by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Education’s Digital Community Colleges Survey. The school tied for 8th place, and was touted for student services including: textbook-free courses, wireless networks, online transfer…

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Man charged Sunday in beating death of 18-month old Cicero toddler

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Man charged Sunday in beating death of 18-month old Cicero toddler

Man charged Sunday in beating death of 18-month old Cicero toddler Martin Alvarado Jr., 23, charged in the murder of 18 month old Edwin Eli O’Reilly On Thursday April 9, 2015 the Cicero Police and Fire Dept. responded to a call of an unresponsive child in a home in the 1600 block of 49th Court. Edwin Eli O’Reilly, 18 months old, was…

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JPAC Presents the Chicago Premiere of Return to the Forbidden Planet

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JPAC Presents the Chicago Premiere of Return to the Forbidden Planet

Jedlicka Performing Arts Center Presents the Chicago Premiere of Return to the Forbidden Planet Award-Winning Sci-Fi Musical Spoof features classic Rock-n-Roll music and Chicago Media Personalities The Jedlicka Performing Arts Center (JPAC) in Cicero, Ill. closes its season with the hilarious musical spoof Return to the Forbidden Planet. This production marks the Chicago-area premier of…

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Quicksand Documentary explores Huntington’s Disease

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Quicksand Documentary explores Huntington’s Disease

Quicksand Documentary that aims for new public  awareness about the ravages of Huntington’s Disease will be aired on WTTW Channel 11 in Chicago in May WTTW in Chicago will be the first station to broadcast Black Cat Productions’ riveting documentary, “A Mind in Quicksand — A Life with Huntington’s” on Sunday, May 3rd at 2…

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