Brother of Retired CPD Lt. David O’Callaghan
Jul20

Brother of Retired CPD Lt. David O’Callaghan

Matthew J. O’Callaghan, 64, Blue Island Fire Department Lieutenant, retired, passed from this life Friday, July 14, 2017. Beloved son of the late Matthew J. O’Callaghan and Mary A. nee Whelan, cherished brother of Bernadette (Jerry) Dalton, Alice (late Mickey) Reilly, Judith (Richard) Lovato, David retired Lt. C.P.D. (Mary Anne) O’Callaghan, Ellen Jackson and the late Sheila Wellman, loving uncle of eighteen nieces...

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Firearm Safety Days
May20

Firearm Safety Days

The annual free of charge Firearms Safety Days event is being held again. All ranks, both active and retired, are welcome to attend. A free gun cleaning is also offered to...

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Important Healthcare Notice
May17

Important Healthcare Notice

The union has been made aware by a couple of our members who are members of the City of Chicago Blue Cross Choice OPT PPO plan that they did not receive a letter & informational brochure that was mailed to these members. This would include all active Lt.’s and Lt.’s who retired under the 55+ & 60+ provisions in regards to health care and have the PPO plan. This mailing informed these members of an additional step...

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CPD Breakfasts & Luncheons
May14

CPD Breakfasts & Luncheons

Breakfast/Luncheons  For those of you still in the City and those that have relocated to other states, below is a list of the different CPD breakfasts & luncheons that may be of interest to you.   North: 1st Wednesday of Month @ 7:30 am Lone Tree Manor, 7730 N. Milwaukee Ave, Niles, Illinois John Zielinski, 773-259-1087   The Northsider’s Luncheon: 3rd Wed. of Jan., Apr., July & Oct. @ Noon Biaggio’s Superosa 4240 N....

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Father of CPD Lt. Eric Olson
May09

Father of CPD Lt. Eric Olson

Richard E. “Richie” Olson, 79, of Edison Park. C.F.D. for 31 years, retired. U S Army veteran. Beloved husband for 47 years to Mary Jo “Bunny” , nee Mash. Beloved father of CPD Lt. Eric ( Christine) Olson, . and the late Joseph. Proud grandfather of Victoria, Eric, Jr. and Luke. Dearest son of the late Valborg and Richard Olson.Dear brother of the late Carol Ann Olson and the late Patricia Ann Olson. Richie was...

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Wife of Retired CPD Lt. Vito Contino
May02

Wife of Retired CPD Lt. Vito Contino

Laverne T. Contino (nee Atkinson), age 89, beloved wife of the late Vito, retired Lt. C.P.D. Loving mother of Robert, retired Capt.C.P.D.(Gloria), Donald (Denise) and Susan (Robert) Welch; proud grandmother of Jason (Sarah), Robert, Christopher, Lisa, CPD 012 (Nick) Barraco, Erin Welch, CPD 004, Thomas Welch, Gina, CPD 009 and Valerie (John) Schaffer; great-grandmother of Kara, Nathan, Sophia, Antonio, Katherine, Rocco and Giovanna....

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