As the Sandwich community mourns the loss of Tom Ciciora, his remarkable dedication to public service is being remembered. Serving as the director of the Sandwich Emergency Management Agency for over two decades, Ciciora worked tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure the safety and well-being of his fellow citizens.
While he may have answered “none” during council meetings when asked for a report, his contributions to the community were vast. Ciciora managed the city’s website, providing essential updates on weather conditions, traffic reports, community events, and even promoting holiday safety advice. His Sandwich Emergency Management Agency Facebook page became a go-to source for residents, offering valuable information and updates.
Beyond his professional responsibilities, Ciciora’s sense of humor endeared him to the community. His witty remarks during the first snowfall of each year, cautioning motorists to be cautious on slippery roads, brought smiles to many faces. He was known for injecting light-heartedness into his posts, blaming the early onset of snow on Christmas decorations.
Ciciora’s dedication to public safety extended beyond Sandwich itself. In 2018, he shared insights with WSPY News about the emergency protocol for the region in light of the false missile threat experienced in Hawaii.
Sandwich Mayor Todd Latham acknowledged Ciciora’s immense contributions and asked for a moment of silence during a city council meeting in his honor.
Throughout his career, Ciciora showed unwavering dedication to the Sandwich community. His commitment to public service and ensuring the safety of his fellow residents leaves a lasting legacy.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How long did Tom Ciciora serve as the director of the Sandwich Emergency Management Agency?
Tom Ciciora dedicated over 20 years to serving as the director of the Sandwich Emergency Management Agency.
2. What kind of updates did Ciciora provide on the Sandwich Emergency Management Agency Facebook page?
Ciciora’s Facebook page featured weather updates, traffic reports, community event promotions, holiday safety advice, and even updates on Sandwich High School football playoff scores.
3. What was Ciciora’s contribution during the false missile threat in Hawaii?
Ciciora shared insights with WSPY News about the emergency protocol for Sandwich and its surrounding areas in response to the false missile threat in Hawaii.
4. How did Ciciora inject humor into his posts?
Ciciora’s witty remarks during the first snowfall each year brought humor to the community, reminding motorists to plan ahead and jokingly blaming Christmas decorations for early snowfall.