Send Us Your Solar Eclipse Story And We’ll Put It In The Rose Magazine

  Where were you on August 21st, the day the solar eclipse passed through Illinois?

The Rose 2ad68db8e144f3fda6d6481c815f3a63---solar-eclipse-solar-eclipse--activities636389298748918840-0821-DM-Eclipse-01Magazine would like to know all about your solar eclipse experience; where did you view it and with whom. Most important, The Rose wants to know your thoughts on this very rare occurrence in nature.

We will publish your story and any of your eclipse viewing pictures in the October edition of The Rose.  Email your pictures and your story of viewing the solar eclipse by September 30th to:


Register for Mayor Serpico’s Free Senior Resident Painting Program

1-P1040940_zpse5318076 (1)Mayor Serpico announced the village of Melrose Park will again offer the popular free Residential Painting Program for those who need light paint work around their homes such as fences garage doors, railings, etc. To qualify: a) Must be 65 and over b) and own a single family home in Melrose Park

This program will not do any interior painting or any interior or exterior carpentry work.

Click on picture for a form to fill out and mail in

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

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!