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’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]
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’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]
Every year, Cicero hosts a ceremony to honor Puerto Rican heritage and celebrate the Caribbean island that is home to more than 3.3 million Americans. This year’s celebration, held on June 13 at the Cicero Community Center, had a more somber tone than usual, as Cicero’s Puerto Rican population turned to prayer and remembrance for those who have suffered and are still suffering from Hurricane Maria, which struck the commonwealth in late September 2017. Emceed [Learn More]
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Town President Larry Dominick and the Department of Special Events presents Cicero’s American Fest Celebration on June 28th – July 1st at the Cicero Fairgrounds.
Join Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Board of Trustees as they celebrate Puerto Rican Day! The ceremony starts at 11am on Thursday, June 13, at the Cicero Community Center. Cicero Chaplain Ismael Vargas will host as Pastor Jose E. Muñiz from Clement Presbyterian Church will speak. For more information, contact Cynthia Salvino at 708-656-3600, Ext. 288.
You may have seen the notice in this month’s Town News that Cicero Vehicle Stickers expire at the end of June. Stickers cost just $50 per vehicle and seniors, military members and veterans, and disabled residents get their first sticker for free. The best thing to do to avoid the long lines and wait times in June is renew your sticker today. For a 2018/2019 Vehicle Sticker application – click here To contest a ticket [Learn More]