Waggin Tails Vaccination Clinic Continues Throughout the Year

Cicero’s Waggin’ Tails Animal Shelter has been hosting low-cost vaccination clinics for Cicero pets each month throughout the year. With the continued support of the town, the clinic continues to provide support for pet owners and will host its annual microchipping clinic on Aug. 30. The low cost options ensure the town’s animals are healthy and safe. “The more pets we are able to vaccinate, the less likely we will see diseases like rabies infect [Learn More]

Cicero Honors Tuskegee Airmen

The Town of Cicero adopted a resolution honoring the Tuskegee Airmen, the all-African American air force unit that fought during World War II. One of the survivors of the Tuskegee Air Unit is Capt. Jack Lyle who spoke at a special public meeting at the Cicero Public Library Saturday Morning. Derek Dominick, a board member of District 99 who represented his father Town President Larry Dominick at the ceremonies Saturday morning presented the resolution to [Learn More]

Families Enjoy Summer in the Park Activities

Summer in the park activities have been a big hit with families, young people and seniors. Events at Community Park (34th and Laramie) and the Municipal Center Plaza (behind Town Hall) include something for everyone. This week focuses on inventions of the world’s most extreme machines including big trucks, monster trucks, and more. Check out the trucks at Community Park Wednesday, July 25th. Next week is Beach Party Week (Sun, Cicero Community Park; Mon. Cicero [Learn More]

Firehouse Renamed in Honor of Fallen Firefighter

The Town of Cicero renamed the Firehouse at 5410 W. 34th Street in memory of Lt. Robert “Augie” Augustyn who died of injuries while on duty sustained during an accident on Sept. 6, 2001. Lt. Augustyn’s wife Sharon attended the board meeting to accept the recognition and to thank President Dominick and the Town Board of Trustees for the honor. The resolution was presented to Sharon Augustyn by Trustee John Cava. A formal renaming will [Learn More]

Town Raises Funds for Guatemalan Victims

Volunteers and local officials stood by as residents came into Cicero’s Community Center to donate cash and checks. It was part of an effort by the town to help alleviate the financial losses that have occured in the small Central American nation this year. The Guatemalan fundraiser featured live music, activities for the kids, and other opportunities for residents to show their support for the victims of Volcán de Fuego that erupted in June. It [Learn More]

Cicero’s Religious Lead Day of Prayer for Town Officials.

In what has become a summer tradition, local church leaders and community members joined hands in prayer for the Day of Prayer in Cicero. Separate from the National Day of Prayer, which stems from federal law, this day is set by the religious community in coordination with the town. The community joins together to pray over Town President Larry Dominick, the Town Board of Trustees, police and firefighters, members of the town government, and other [Learn More]

Cicero Acts Quickly Amid Early West Nile Case

Cicero’s mosquito abatement program started earlier than usual this year as the first human case of West Nile Virus was reported in the Mount Greenwood area of Chicago. According to the Cicero Health Department, the earlier case is a direct result of the rapid temperature increase and continued rainfall the Chicagoland area experienced this summer. According to the Centers for Disease Control, West Nile is a virus most commonly spread to people by mosquito bites. [Learn More]

American Fest Draws Thousands In Celebration

Thousands of Cicero and neighboring residents packed the town’s fairgrounds during the last weekend in June to celebrate Independence Day through American Fest. The annual celebration of American independence featured live music acts that brought in crowds from all around to enjoy modern and classic musical hits, carnival rides for kids and adults, booths, delicious fair food, and much more. The June 28-July 1 celebration was held just before the Fourth because of the midweek [Learn More]

Cicero Fire Adds to Ranks While Police Announce Promotions

Cicero’s Police and Fire Departments announced some changes to their forces during the June 26 board meeting. New firefighters were sworn in, including Angelo Buscemi, son of Fire Chief Dominick Buscemi. “It’s been a dream of his for years,” Dominick Buscemi said of his son. “It’s always been something he wanted to do and wanted to work for, just like the other candidates.” All three candidates became firefighters after earning their certifications and passing rigorous [Learn More]

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