State of Illinois Coronavirus Website

Gov. Pritzker Launches Coronavirus.illinois.gov with Resources for Illinois Residents, Small Businesses In another effort to provide timely and accurate information to the public, Coronavirus.illinois.gov centralizes the breaking updates from state government, prevention and preparation tips, frequently asked questions and resources from public health experts. • News: The latest announcements from the Governor’s Office and state agencies on the evolving response to COVID-19. • Prevention: Tips to keep safe and healthy practices at home, in the [Learn More]

Cicero Local Food Banks

Local Food Banks for Cicero Salvation Army 2337 S Laramie Ave, Cicero, IL 60804 Phone: 708-222-0177 Hours:  Monday and Tuesday 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.   Gethsemane Church 4940 W 21st St, Cicero, IL 60804 Phone: 708-863-4913 Hours: Tuesday 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.   Catholic Charities W. Suburban 1400 S Austin Blvd, Cicero, IL 60804 Phone: 708-329-4046 Hours:  Mondays, Tuesdays 9:30 a.m. – 11a.m.; 12:30 p.m. – 2p.m. Thursday 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. [Learn More]

Update from Town President Larry Dominick

Dear Residents:                                                                              Para leer este artículo en español, haga clic aquí. Over the past few weeks, we have seen an alarming rise in reported cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) with no confirmed cases in Cicero, as of this [Learn More]

Restaurants & Bars Ordered Closed by Governor

By order of the Governor of the State of Illinois, all bars and restaurants shall be closed for in-person dining beginning today, March 16, 2020 at 9pm through March 30, 2020. To read the notice in English – click here Para leer en español, haga clic aquí  

Update on COVID-19 Coronavirus (March 16, 2020)

March 16, 2020 Town President Larry Dominick, the Town of Cicero officials and the Cicero Health Department are closely working with Cook County to monitor the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic. As of this date, the Town of Cicero does not have any confirmed cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) although we continue to monitor the situation in our community. Here is list of closings: All restaurants and bars in Cicero have been ordered by Gov., Pritzker to stop in-seating [Learn More]

Cicero Pays Tribute to Victims of February 2 Fire

Officials and community residents packed the playground at Liberty School, 4946 W. 13th Street on Feb. 4 to pay tribute to the two victims who perished in a fire, including a five-year-old Liberty School kindergarten student. The fire destroyed a two-story building at 4726 W. 12th Place and took the lives of David Castellano and his grandson, David Castellano III, on  Feb. 2. More than 250 parents, children and officials from School District 99 and [Learn More]

State Officials Speak to Chamber to Help Local Businesses Grow

State officials dropped into a Cicero Chamber of Commerce meeting on Jan. 29 to outline several programs geared towards local businesses to help them be more successful. Manuel Lopez, regional economic development manager of the state’s Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity, Joe McKeown from “Team RED,” and Pedro Pineda from the Illinois Central Management Office (CMS) spoke at the event organized by Town President Larry Dominick and co-sponsored by state Rep. Lisa Hernandez. “One [Learn More]

Town Honors Lithuanian Independence, Presidents Day During Ceremony

Cicero’s commitment to honoring the town’s cultural diversity continued on Feb. 13 as the town celebrated Lithuania’s independence as well as Presidents Day during a ceremony at the Community Center. Sponsored by Town President Larry Dominick, the Board of Trustees, and the Office of Special Events, the celebration featured remarks about Lithuanian Independence and the American Presidency. Attendees learned about the 102nd anniversary of Lithuania’s independence after World War One, which was renewed after the [Learn More]

Cicero Welcomes Newest Super Senior

Town President Larry Dominick and the Town of Cicero Board honored William “Cicero Bill” Terlecki and Victoria Navarette at the board meeting on Jan. 28 as a part of the town’s Super Senior program. Terlecki, who turned 90 in January, has lived in Cicero since he was five. Navarette has been a town resident for 30 years and also recently celebrated her 90th birthday. President Dominick thanked Terlecki and Navarette for their love and commitment [Learn More]

Cicero’s Disabilities Program Aims to Provide Assistance to Those Seeking Guidance

Among the many initiatives launched by Town President Larry Dominick following his election in 2005 is the town’s programs to provide jobs and expanded services to the town’s developmentally disabled citizens. Cicero’s Disabilities Program offers many benefits, including assistance in applying for many local, state and federal aid and benefits. They include obtaining handicapped parking tags, assisting in completing applications for government benefits, especially Social Security benefits. But the assistance doesn’t stop there. The program [Learn More]

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