Information on Fall Leaves Pick Up

fallleavesLeaves must be raked and placed in a 30-gallon container with a Landscape Sticker. The stickers are available at the Village Hall in the Mayor’s Office by the front desk.

Other landscaping, garden waste, or additional leaves must be placed in a container with a Landscaper Sticker or in biodegradable bags that can be purchased at hardware stores like Menards.

Leaves are NOT to be dumped or raked on the street or alley. Pick-Up for landscaping waste will be collected by the private waste hauler on the second pick-up of the week

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

Mayor Serpico’s Annual Toys for Tots Drive Begins Nov. 28


Mayor Ron Serpico’s Annual Toys for Tots Drive for underprivileged children will be held at the Melrose Park Civic Center, Nov. 28 through Dec. 14, 2016.

The Toys for Tots Drive is open to all community members and organizations. Items can be dropped off at the Civic Center foyer, 1000 N. 25th Ave., Melrose Park.

All residents are encouraged to participate by dropping off new, unwrapped toys. Last year’s drive was very successful and the village is hoping this year’s event will be even better.

For more information, call Toys for Tots Chairperson Mary Ann Paolantonio at

St. Paul Lutheran Christmas Winter Festival December 3rd

christmas-festival-eh-2015-1St. Paul Lutheran will be hosting a Christmas Winter Festival on Saturday, December 3rd.  Join them between the hours of 9:30 am – 2:30 pm for a little shopping and eating while live and pre-recorded Christmas music plays.  Stroll through the aisles and check out the various vendors, home baked goodies, and attic treasures.  Stop and have a little lunch and join in singing some Christmas carols too!
St. Paul is looking for additional vendors who wish to sell their items at our Christmas Winter Festival.  One vendor per company or brand, tables are $25.00 each on a first come, first serve basis.  Contact 708-544-1336 or 708-343-1000 to reserve your table.
St. Paul Lutheran is located at 1025 W. Lake St. Melrose Park.  Please use the entrance behind the church by 9th Ave. and Superior St.

Get Your Flu Shots Today At Locations Listed Below

flu-copyThe following Melrose Park locations are offering flu shots: Walgreens, Jewel/Osco, Meijer, CVS, Target, Costco (members only), and Gottlieb Hospital. While you are there ask the pharmacist if you need a shingles and pneumonia shot. Don’t spread the flu to your family, friends, and co-workers… get your flu shot today!