Cicero Town President Larry Dominick signed an agreement this week that grants access to Rush University Medical Center to make a specialized Mobile Stroke Unit available to assist in responding to stroke-related emergencies. The Mobile Stroke Unit will provide added medical treatment to supplement the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provided by Cicero’s Fire Department ambulance teams. The contract with Rush University Medical Center, 1700 W. Van Buren Street, in Chicago, to make the Mobile Stroke [Learn More]
The Cicero Town Board tapped lifelong resident John Cava as the next trustee. Filling the seat left vacant by Dennis Raleigh’s retirement, Cava will serve the remainder of the term. “John has been a hard-working civil servant who has helped transform this town through his years of service helping in many ways,” said Town President Larry Dominick. “I know he will make an excellent addition to the board and will represent the voters’ interests effectively.” [Learn More]
Cicero’s Greek community pulled out all the stops for its annual Greek Independence Day Ceremony on April 11. The Community Center event showcased the many Greek business and community leaders who have contributed to Cicero’s success and included a large spread of meats, vegetables, fruits and other treats. Greek Independence Day celebrates the victory over the Ottoman Empire in the early 19th Century, the first time any nation succeeded in a war against the Middle [Learn More]
Children and families gathered together at Cicero’s Community Center in late March to witness a reincarnation of the long tradition through Easter in the Park. Through increased coordination between the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Cicero Youth Commission, residents were able to meet with the Easter Bunny, enjoying a variety of fun activities for the kids, and receive an Easter basket filled with special treats and treasures. “We want to make sure everyone [Learn More]
Join Town President Larry Dominick and the Department of Special Events as they commemorate Polish Constitution Day. Starting at 11am on Thursday, May 3, at the Community Center, the ceremony will honor the anniversary of Poland’s 1791 constitution, deemed the first of its kind in Europe.
Because of the unseasonable weather predicted this weekend, Cicero’s Easter in the Park has been RELOCATED to the Cicero Community Center. The event will still begin at Noon this Saturday, March 24.
Dear Cicero residents, This month’s column has become one of my favorite traditions. I remember the financial disaster that greeted me and my administration when I took office several years ago. Then, Cicero had a horrible credit rating and an even worse financial situation. Throughout these years, we have worked to shore up our finances, pay down debt, and transform the way we handle our financial reporting. Ever since then, we have seen a steady [Learn More]