Mayor Serpico’s Annual Toys For Tot Drive A Success Thanks To You

IMG_8777 (1)Mayor Ron Serpico and Village Clerk Mary Ann Paolantonio want to thank the bussinesses and residents who made our Annual Toys for Tots Drive a success. Hundreds of toys were donated from our friends at Winston Plaza/ New Mark Merrill, Village of Melrose Park employees and residents. Toys were distributed to the US Marine Corps, Catholic Charities, Village of Melrose Park needy families, OLMC food pantry and the Mission of Our Lady of the Angels. No one stands taller than when they stoop to help a child.

25th Avenue Railroad Overpass Now Open To Traffic


25thAveBridge 3-28 rendering copyOn a beautiful December 22nd morning, former Governor Pat Quinn along with Melrose Park Mayor Ron Serpico and Bellwood Mayor Frank Pasquale cut a ribbon which opened the long awaited 25th Avenue Railroad Overpass between Lake Street and St. Charles Road. Bellwood Mayor Frank Pasquale claimed it to be the “Miracle on 25th Avenue” because it was built in the face of long odds. Mayor Ron Serpico stated,“This project, will benefit all area residents by serving as a conduit for economic development, quicker emergency vehicle response times and a safer traffic flow. This is much more than a railroad overpass. This is a bridge to a better quality of life for our communities.” 

Click to read Ill.Dept. of Transportation Press Release on the 25th Avenue Overpass

Snow Route Parking Restrictions Are In Effect

Help Our Village Snow Plows By Moving Your Vehicle!

If you live on the following snow routes please move your vehicles when there is two inches or more of snow on the ground or they may be towed. The ban remains in effect until the snow is cleared on that particular street. Thank you for your cooperation.

  • Armitage Avenue
  • George Street
  • Division/Carson
  • Main Street
  • Riverwoods Drive
  • 9th Avenue
  • 15th Avenue
  • 19th Avenue
  • and the Industrial Area

Register Your Child For Melrose Park’s Camp Fun Starts Jan 17th

Early-Bird Registration For Camp Fun is now in Progress!

aThe Melrose Park Youth Commission is holding a Night-time Camp Fun for children 4-7 years of age. Children who register will participate in a number of fun activities geared towards learning, athletics and having fun with others.

The program includes a number of arts and crafts activities, kids sports – basketball, soccer, etc., make and bake nights, movie nights, tutoring, holiday parties, video game nights, field trips and more. Read more Register Your Child For Melrose Park’s Camp Fun Starts Jan 17th

Gottlieb Hospital 2017 Community Lecture Series

exteriorsPalliative Care and Hospice
Thursday, February 9 from Noon – 1 pm

LOCATION: Gottlieb Memorial Hospital Professional Office Bldg. Rooms E, F, G (lower level)
675 W. North Ave., Melrose Park, IL 60160

Speaker: Wilfredo Jose Romero Ubillus, MD
Dr. Romero is medical director of Gottlieb’s palliative
care program, a holistic approach that responds to
the needs of body, mind and spirit during serious or
advanced chronic illness.

Click On Picture to Read Flyer About All Upcoming Lectures


Video On How To Respond If Stopped By A Police Officer


In an effort to provide a safer and more informed service to our community and its visitors, the Melrose Park Police Department has partnered with our law enforcement community to provide all drivers in Illinois a safe way to interact with police officers during a traffic stop. A short video has been developed that demonstrates and explains lawful conduct by the officers and occupants of vehicles during traffic stops. The video can be accessed by clicking on police car picture to the right.


Use Melrose Park’s Dial A Ride Program

UntitledThe Village of Melrose Park Dial a Ride Program was initiated in 2000 to provide residents of our community with a new transportation resource to any location in the Melrose Park boundaries. Residents are encouraged to use the program to do their everyday needs such as grocery shopping, doctor appointments, etc. We are also handicapped accessible.

This service is available to Melrose Park residents Monday thru Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To make a reservation, please call (708) 343-7047. You can make appointments from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday thru Friday. We are closed on Saturdays and Sundays and all major holidays. To book an appointment or make a cancellation, you must call at least 24 hours in advance. Read more Use Melrose Park’s Dial A Ride Program