A Message from Mayor Ron Serpico

Entering Melrose Park, one returns to a time when neighbors talked over the fence, moms watched out for each other’s children, and churches were central to family life. Our tree-lined streets are populated with well-manicured homes. But what you really notice upon entering Melrose Park is the diversity of its residents. Walk down any street and you will be immersed in a tapestry of cultures, each with their unique language, food and customs – Melrose Park is a shining example of the ideal of the “American Melting Pot”.

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Mayor Ron Serpico and Donna Serpico Asks You To Support Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Food Pantry

food_drive retouched (1)On behalf of their nine grandchildren (two of which are in the picture), Mayor Ron Serpico and his wife, Donna made a donation to the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Food Pantry that serves the Melrose Park and Stone Park community.

The latest government data indicates that 1 in 6 of our Cook County neighbors goes to bed hungry or lacking proper food nourishment.

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Proviso East Class of 1975 Plans Reunion

 

The Proviso East Class of 1975 will celebrate their 40th reunion on Saturday, October 10 at the Chicago Marriott-Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd zzzz copy
St. in Oak Brook.

For all the information or to update your mailing address, please visit this website: www.varsityreunions.com and click on the tabs “Current Reunions” or on “Update Your Address” in order to stay in touch and receive the latest information.

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Community Nutrition Network and Senior Services Association Making Life in Melrose Park a Little Nicer

The Community Nutrition and Senior Services Association Melrose Park café serves neighbors 60 years of age and above, providing them the resources they need to stay active, healthy and happy.

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The café offers a nutritious hot meal and/or salad bar every weekday and we will be grilling outside every week this summer! Lunch is always free with a suggested donation of $2-$3.

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Rules For Conducting A Melrose Park Garage Sale

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Garage sales shall be conducted only during the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM

GARAGE SALE DATES AND RULES

Garage sales will be held on the third weekend of the following months: May, June, July, August and September. Sales are to be conducted on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of the designated weekends.

No sales are allowed on Sundays.

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Discount For Flood Insurance Premiums Coming Soon

Melrose Park Residents Living in a Designated Flood Plain Will Soon Be Eligible for a 10% Discount on Their Flood Insurance Premium Payments.

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After 2 ½ years of continuous hard work by Building Department Commissioner Ralph Sorce and his staff, Melrose Park achieved a class 8 rating through the National Flood Insurance Program resulting in a 10% discount on flood insurance in 2015.

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Fall Tree Planting

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If you are interested in a tree for your parkway area, we are now compiling a list for Melrose Park’s fall tree planting program.
To request a tree, please call the Public Works Department at (708) 343-5128.