Posts Tagged “Town of CIcero”

Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night

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Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night

Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night Four residents including two children were rescued from a burning apartment building late on Tuesday night (Dec. 4, 2018) by the Town of Cicero Fire Department. A total of 18 people were displaced and assisted in finding emergency shelter. There were no injuries Cicero Firefighters extinguished…

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Cicero Police Officer in surgery following gunfight with suspect

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Cicero Police Officer in surgery following gunfight with suspect

Cicero Police Officer in surgery following gunfight with suspect A Cicero Police Officer was seriously injured during a gunfight that occurred on an entrance ramp of the Stevenson Expressway near Cicero Avenue following a routine traffic stop on Thursday evening (Sept. 13, 2018) at around 5:05 pm. The suspect vehicle encountered heavy traffic and came…

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60 residents, and pets, rescued from major apartment fire in Cicero

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60 residents, and pets, rescued from major apartment fire in Cicero

60 residents, and pets, rescued from major apartment fire in Cicero Cicero Firefighters rescued 60 residents from a 3-story multi-unit apartment building on the block of 1600 S. 50th Court this morning (Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018) as fire and heavy smoke consumed the building. Two of the residents (one male adult and one female adult,…

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Cicero Fire Department receives excellent ISO rating

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Cicero Fire Department receives excellent ISO rating

Cicero Fire Department receives excellent ISO rating The Town of Cicero Fire Department has received an ISO (Insurance Services Office) Public Protection Classification rating of 2, which is recognized as one of the nation’s top performance ratings. Fire Chief Dominick Buscemi said the Cicero Fire Department said the rating classification is a result of the…

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Cicero hosts day of prayer to fight street gangs

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Cicero hosts day of prayer to fight street gangs

Cicero hosts Day of Prayer to fight street gangs This is the 7th year of what has become an annual summer tradition for this “Day of Prayer in Cicero” which has helped bring the community together and succeed in overcoming the violence of street gangs. Local church leaders and community members joined with the Town…

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Cicero Citizenship program helps 270 immigrants become citizens

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Cicero Citizenship program helps 270 immigrants become citizens

Cicero Citizenship program helps 270 immigrants become citizens Arcadio Delgado, The Town of Cicero Director of Citizenship, introduced some of the more than 270 immigrants who became citizens of the United States this year as a result of the Citizenship Committee’s work, guidance and education programs during the regular meeting of the Town of Cicero…

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Cicero makes enhanced medical services available in emergencies

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Cicero makes enhanced medical services available in emergencies

Cicero makes enhanced medical services available in emergencies The Town of Cicero has signed a deal with Rush University Medical Center to make a specialized Mobile Stroke Unit available bolster medical services to stroke victims. The new unit will be available initially every day between the hours of 7 am until 7 pm but plans…

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Carbon Monoxide detectors save seven lives in Cicero home

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Carbon Monoxide detectors save seven lives in Cicero home

Carbon Monoxide detectors save seven lives in Cicero home Seven people are alive today because they had Carbon Monoxide (CO) detectors installed in their homes, officials of the Town of Cicero said Thursday. A Cicero family of seven was alerted to extremely high levels of carbon monoxide in their home at 1918 s 58th Court, in…

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Cicero Police urge St. Pat’s Day celebrants to avoid drinking and driving

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Cicero Police urge St. Pat’s Day celebrants to avoid drinking and driving

Cicero Police urge St. Pat’s Day celebrants to use caution Recognizing that public celebrations often involve drinking, Cicero Police Department officials urged residents to be responsible when consuming alcohol while celebrating during festivals and holidays. Noting that several holidays often showcase alcohol consumption, Cicero Police officials said they will conduct special patrols including, for example,…

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Fake car-jacking with child report made to get faster police response

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Fake car-jacking with child report made to get faster police response

Fake car-jacking with child report made to get faster police response Vehicle owner and friend charged in false car-jacking report Saturday (Car-Jacking suspect, Chicago, Mugshots: Male: Jeremy L. Ingram, DOB Nov 19, 1992, and female: Zada Williams DOB Jan. 1, 1997) Two Chicago residents were charged Sunday with making false car-jacking and child abduction claims…

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Town of Cicero honored for Financial Excellence, 7th year

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Town of Cicero honored for Financial Excellence, 7th year

Town of Cicero honored for Financial Excellence, 7th Year On January 19th, 2018 the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) announced that a panel of independent reviewers has completed its examination of  the Town’s Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR)  and has awarded the Town with the GFOA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting…

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Cicero Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday

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Cicero Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday

Cicero Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday Unlike other communities that mark the birthday of civil rights leaders the Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., only with a day off from work, The Town of Cicero also hosts a community-wide celebration at its Community Center. This year marked the 10th Anniversary of Cicero’s King Commemoration…

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