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Comments containing any of the following unauthorized content are not permitted on City social media sites and are subject to removal and/or restriction by the Administrator or their designees:

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8. Content that advocates or promotes a candidate, referendum, or campaign. B. A comment posted by a member of the public on any City social media site is the opinion of the poster only, and publication of a comment does not imply endorsement of, or agreement by, the City, nor do the comments necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of the City. C. The City reserves the right to deny access to City social media sites for any individual who violates this policy, at any time and without prior notice. D. All comments posted to any City social media site are bound by the social media company’s terms of use and the City reserves the right to report any violation of the company’s terms of use to the social media company with the intent of the company taking appropriate and reasonable responsive action. E. Users who enter private or personal information on City social media sites do so at their own risk, and the City is not responsible for any damages resulting from the public display of, or failure to remove, private or personal information.

Since 1972, Kiko and her family have been serving the Park Ridge community with unique and inspired floral arrangements ...
12/19/2023

Since 1972, Kiko and her family have been serving the Park Ridge community with unique and inspired floral arrangements πŸ’ You’ll often find family members from each generation in the store helping to fulfill orders. Give them a follow at Kiko's Flower & Gifts, Inc. , stop in their North Park shop on Busse Hwy, or visit kikosflowers.com to place an order for a perfect holiday bouquet.

Ava Romero is the 2023 Golden Award winner!  Ava was nominated by her counselor at Maine South High School who described...
12/19/2023

Ava Romero is the 2023 Golden Award winner! Ava was nominated by her counselor at Maine South High School who described her as "a quietly consistent and continuously involved leader." This award, sponsored by the Park Ridge Youth Commission, acknowledges students who demonstrate outstanding community impact and leadership. Congratulations, Ava!

Join us for a performance by the Emerson Middle School Show Choir!  Tonight at 6:30pm at City Hall, prior to the City Co...
12/18/2023

Join us for a performance by the Emerson Middle School Show Choir! Tonight at 6:30pm at City Hall, prior to the City Council meeting.

A full house at the Youth Commission's showing of The Polar Express at the Pickwick Theater this afternoon!
12/18/2023

A full house at the Youth Commission's showing of The Polar Express at the Pickwick Theater this afternoon!

Mangia, mangia and indulge in the art of authentic Italian flavors at Spuntino Pizza on Higgins Road πŸ•βœ¨ From traditional...
12/14/2023

Mangia, mangia and indulge in the art of authentic Italian flavors at Spuntino Pizza on Higgins Road πŸ•βœ¨ From traditional handcrafted favorites to mouthwatering deep dish, every bite is a celebration of tradition and taste. John has been making pizza with his family in Park Ridge for decades and loves sharing food with his community. In need of gluten-free options, or just a break from holiday cooking? They have you covered. Visit spuntinopizza.com to explore their menu and place an order!

Community Service Officers are critical members of our Police Department. From crime prevention to traffic control and n...
12/13/2023

Community Service Officers are critical members of our Police Department. From crime prevention to traffic control and non-emergency phone calls - they do it all! Interested in joining our team? Visit our website to apply!

www.parkridge.us/jobs

Today is the deadline to apply for vacancies on the Liquor License Review Board and Zoning Board of Appeals!
12/13/2023

Today is the deadline to apply for vacancies on the Liquor License Review Board and Zoning Board of Appeals!

The city is currently accepting applications for vacancies on the Liquor License Review Board and Zoning Board of Appeals. Visit our website to learn more!

https://parkridge.us/news_detail_T7_R214.php

Raffia Gifts is a specialty gift boutique right here in Park Ridge that offers a wide variety of unique and stylish home...
12/12/2023

Raffia Gifts is a specialty gift boutique right here in Park Ridge that offers a wide variety of unique and stylish home decor items made from raffia and other natural materials. Looking for a truly unique piece for your home or a friend’s? They offer a variety of custom-made items and gift baskets 🎁 This shop is a local favorite, and just relocated within Uptown from Northwest Hwy to Prospect Ave. Give them a follow at Raffia Gifts and check out all their giftable treasures at raffiagifts.com

This new position oversees all aspects of the City’s Communication and Outreach Programs, including newsletters, print m...
12/11/2023

This new position oversees all aspects of the City’s Communication and Outreach Programs, including newsletters, print marketing, social media, and video production.

If you have amazing tech and communications skills, then apply to join our team!

www.parkridge.us/jobs

Visit with Santa on the Park Ridge Historical Society's antique fire truck! Today from 1:00 - 3:00pm in front of City Ha...
12/09/2023

Visit with Santa on the Park Ridge Historical Society's antique fire truck! Today from 1:00 - 3:00pm in front of City Hall.

6-month parking permits are available for purchase at the cashier’s desk at City Hall beginning Monday, December 11 at 8...
12/08/2023

6-month parking permits are available for purchase at the cashier’s desk at City Hall beginning Monday, December 11 at 8:00am.
Visit our website for details: https://parkridge.us/news_detail_T7_R160.php

From Paris to Park RidgeπŸ—ΌLeila Love’s macarons are handcrafted by pastry chef Leila. This family-owned business is the b...
12/07/2023

From Paris to Park RidgeπŸ—ΌLeila Love’s macarons are handcrafted by pastry chef Leila. This family-owned business is the best-selling macaroon shop in the United States on Amazon! They offer a variety of delicious luxury flavors that are hand-crafted and beautifully packaged to treat yourself or a friend. Try to stop into their shop on Higgins Road and not buy something, we dare you. Give them a follow at LeilaLove French Macaron and visit leilalove.com to explore their custom macaron towers and macaron cakes!

Join the Youth Commission for a showing of The Polar Express!  Entry is FREE with the donation of a non-perishable food ...
12/07/2023

Join the Youth Commission for a showing of The Polar Express! Entry is FREE with the donation of a non-perishable food item. Popcorn and drink will be provided!

Reserve your spot here: https://parkridge.us/news_detail_T7_R281.php

Firefighter / Paramedic Joe Dempsey is a PARK Award winner! Joe was nominated for his commitment and creativity in the d...
12/06/2023

Firefighter / Paramedic Joe Dempsey is a PARK Award winner! Joe was nominated for his commitment and creativity in the department’s electric vehicle fire response planning and training. His research, testing and plan development secures the department’s readiness to manage this new risk.

The PARK Award acknowledges city employees for Professional, Accountable, Reliable and Kind work.

The Health Department's monthly collection of sharps, prescription drugs and CFL bulbs or tubes is tomorrow from 8:00 - ...
12/06/2023

The Health Department's monthly collection of sharps, prescription drugs and CFL bulbs or tubes is tomorrow from 8:00 - 11:00am in the first floor lobby at City Hall.

* Please note: As of January 1, the city can no longer collect expired medication due to the implementation of the State of Illinois Drug Take-Back Act. A list of alternate drop off locations can be found on our website.

https://parkridge.us/news_detail_T7_R278.php

Yard waste collection ends for the season the week of December 11 on your regular collection day. Collection will resume...
12/06/2023

Yard waste collection ends for the season the week of December 11 on your regular collection day. Collection will resume in April.

Wishing the Lincoln Middle School Jazz Band could join us before all City Council meetings!  Thank you for a great perfo...
12/05/2023

Wishing the Lincoln Middle School Jazz Band could join us before all City Council meetings! Thank you for a great performance!

Emily MacArthur is the owner and operator of Centered Clay Collective in the South Park district! She believes in the he...
12/05/2023

Emily MacArthur is the owner and operator of Centered Clay Collective in the South Park district! She believes in the healing power of clay and its ability to connect our mind, body, and spirit with the earth. Emily hosts classes for kids (Clayground After-school Workshops), girls’ night out (Unwind with Friends Friday Night Hand-building), and date nights (Friday Night Couples Clay Date). Give Centered Clay Collective a follow, and gift a class to you and a friend at centeredclaycollective.com

Join us for a performance by the Lincoln Middle School Jazz Band!  Tonight at 6:30pm at City Hall, prior to the City Cou...
12/04/2023

Join us for a performance by the Lincoln Middle School Jazz Band! Tonight at 6:30pm at City Hall, prior to the City Council meeting.

We're hiring!  Public Works is seeking innovative applicants for the position of Engineering Technician.  Learn more: ww...
12/04/2023

We're hiring! Public Works is seeking innovative applicants for the position of Engineering Technician. Learn more: www.parkridge.us/jobs

SANTA'S VISIT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED! Due to Sunday's rain forecast, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be back next Saturday, Dece...
12/03/2023

SANTA'S VISIT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED! Due to Sunday's rain forecast, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be back next Saturday, December 9 from 1:00 - 3:00pm in front of City Hall.

Visit with Santa on the Park Ridge Historical Society's antique fire truck! Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3 from 1:00 - 3:00pm in front of City Hall.

Don't miss π‘―π’π’π’Šπ’…π’‚π’š π‘―π’‚π’‘π’‘π’†π’π’Šπ’π’ˆπ’” in North Park!  Today from 3:00 - 5:00pm.  Meet characters from all of your favorite holid...
12/02/2023

Don't miss π‘―π’π’π’Šπ’…π’‚π’š π‘―π’‚π’‘π’‘π’†π’π’Šπ’π’ˆπ’” in North Park! Today from 3:00 - 5:00pm. Meet characters from all of your favorite holiday stories at businesses within Village Green!

Visit with Santa on the Park Ridge Historical Society's antique fire truck!  Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3...
12/01/2023

Visit with Santa on the Park Ridge Historical Society's antique fire truck! Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3 from 1:00 - 3:00pm in front of City Hall.

Golden Award nominations are due Wednesday, November 29 by 5:00pm.  If you know a student who demonstrates outstanding c...
11/27/2023

Golden Award nominations are due Wednesday, November 29 by 5:00pm. If you know a student who demonstrates outstanding community impact and leadership, nominate them today!

https://parkridge.us/news_detail_T7_R274.php

Celebrate the holidays in North Park!
11/27/2023

Celebrate the holidays in North Park!

Happy Thanksgiving! In observance of the holiday, City Hall and the Public Works Service Center will be closed on Thursd...
11/23/2023

Happy Thanksgiving!

In observance of the holiday, City Hall and the Public Works Service Center will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24. Emergency services, as always, will remain open.

This unique position is in the center of it all!  The successful candidate will support the Administration Department (3...
11/23/2023

This unique position is in the center of it all! The successful candidate will support the Administration Department (3) days per week and the Fire Department (2) days per week.

If you have awesome tech skills, thrive when multi-tasking and have a positive approach, then apply to join our awesome team! www.parkridge.us/jobs

Don't miss Winterfest this Friday, November 24!
11/22/2023

Don't miss Winterfest this Friday, November 24!

The beloved Park Ridge tradition of Winterfest continues…

Lifesaving Awards were presented to Firefighters Nick Fuderer, Gregory Garland, MJ Kempster, Kurt Skinner and Kevin Stol...
11/21/2023

Lifesaving Awards were presented to Firefighters Nick Fuderer, Gregory Garland, MJ Kempster, Kurt Skinner and Kevin Stolzman at last night’s City Council meeting. Their continued commitment to the residents Park Ridge is unmatched.

There will be no refuse, recycling or yard waste collection on Thursday, November 23.  Collection will resume on Friday ...
11/20/2023

There will be no refuse, recycling or yard waste collection on Thursday, November 23. Collection will resume on Friday and run one day behind the normal schedule.

Pete Sandow, Plans Examiner in Community Preservation and Development is a PARK Award winner!  Pete was nominated for hi...
11/17/2023

Pete Sandow, Plans Examiner in Community Preservation and Development is a PARK Award winner! Pete was nominated for his β€œno problems, only solutions” attitude. Handling some of the most challenging aspects of public service, Pete does so with a positive, solution-based attitude. Pete goes the extra mile by providing support to others in his department.

The PARK Award acknowledges city employees for Professional, Accountable, Reliable and Kind work. We are excited to share more award winners with in in the coming weeks!

Would you enjoy being part of a meaningful wave of real estate projects from new construction homes to restaurant openin...
11/16/2023

Would you enjoy being part of a meaningful wave of real estate projects from new construction homes to restaurant openings?

Apply today for the full-time position of Plans Examiner / Inspector (plumbing).

www.parkridge.us/jobs

Here are the winners of the 2023 Name that Plow contest! The Salt Shakers submitted by Elias Zapata Get in Loser We’re G...
11/15/2023

Here are the winners of the 2023 Name that Plow contest!

The Salt Shakers submitted by Elias Zapata
Get in Loser We’re Going Plowing submitted by Vinnie Colletti
Sir Plows a Lot submitted by Michelle Calafiore
Plowy McPlow Face submitted by Sergey Sandler
Snow-Be-Gone Kenobi submitted by Bea Conroy
Taylor Drift submitted by Dan Foley
pARCTIC Ridge submitted by Michelle Nye
Plowdy with a Chance of Meatballs submitted by Kate Svachula
Han Snowlo submitted by Stephanie Kaplan
We’re Off to See the Blizzard submitted by Dena Martinez
The Fast and the Flurry-less submitted by Erica Green
Clearopathra submitted by Gary Landess
Brickton Bomber submitted by Chris Varco
Rocky Plowboa submitted by Walt Cohen

Stay tuned for photos of the winners with their plows!

πΈπ‘›π‘‘π‘Ÿπ‘–π‘’π‘  π‘€π‘’π‘Ÿπ‘’ π‘Žπ‘π‘π‘’π‘π‘‘π‘’π‘‘ 𝑖𝑛 π‘œπ‘Ÿπ‘‘π‘’π‘Ÿ π‘Ÿπ‘’π‘π‘’π‘–π‘£π‘’π‘‘ π‘Žπ‘›π‘‘ π‘‘π‘’π‘π‘™π‘–π‘π‘Žπ‘‘π‘’π‘‘ π‘›π‘Žπ‘šπ‘’π‘  π‘Žπ‘›π‘‘ / π‘œπ‘Ÿ π‘’π‘›π‘‘π‘Ÿπ‘–π‘’π‘  𝑒π‘₯𝑐𝑙𝑒𝑑𝑒𝑑.

Today we honor our Hometown Hero Second Lieutenant Frederick Talcott, who served in the United States Army Air Corps dur...
11/14/2023

Today we honor our Hometown Hero Second Lieutenant Frederick Talcott, who served in the United States Army Air Corps during WWII (KIA, 1943). Second Lieutenant Talcott lived on the 700 block of N Prospect Avenue and graduated from Maine Township High School, Class of 1938.

www.parkridge.us/HometownHeroes

Today we honor our Hometown Hero Captain Tracy Stern, United States Army.  Captain Stern served during the Cold War Era....
11/13/2023

Today we honor our Hometown Hero Captain Tracy Stern, United States Army. Captain Stern served during the Cold War Era. He lives on the 100 block of N Clifton Avenue and is the former Commander of the American Legion Post 247.

www.parkridge.us/HometownHeroes

Meet Dan! πŸ‘‹ He has worked for the city for 8 years, currently overseeing the Public Works sign shop.  Help name the plow...
11/13/2023

Meet Dan! πŸ‘‹ He has worked for the city for 8 years, currently overseeing the Public Works sign shop. Help name the plow Dan will be driving this winter!

Will it be "Edgar Allan Snow", "Plowdy with a Chance of Meatballs"? Cast your vote today! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SD5D6XQ

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