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Cook County Phase 5 Reopening Guidance

2021-06-10T14:35:35+00:00 June 10th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, News|

Cook County Department of Public Health Officials Announce Phase 5 Reopening Guidance in Suburban Cook County Forest Park, IL—Today, the Cook County Department of Public Health is issuing COVID-19 Phase 5 reopening guidance removing all capacity limits and restrictions on all sectors of the economy. This guidance is effective Friday, June 11, 2021. Suburban Cook County [...]

COVID-19 Vaccinations Walk-ins Welcome

2021-04-28T21:32:21+00:00 April 28th, 2021|Categories: News|

In coordination with Cook County Department of Public Health and Cook County Government, Walk-ins are now welcome at six of the mass vaccination sites throughout the county. Walk-ins are welcome, but to make an appointment call 833-308-1988 or visit myshotcookcounty.com. Be aware that operation hours of each site are subject to change. Hours of operation: Monday [...]

I cannot leave home. Can I still get a COVID vaccine?

2021-04-22T09:09:26+00:00 April 22nd, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, News|

Yes! The Cook County Department of Public Health has partnered with organizations who can provide in-home vaccination to those who qualify. Who qualifies for this program? To qualify for this program you must ... be 65 or older OR, have a disability OR, use adaptive equipment (like a ventilator, crutches, a walker or wheelchair) AND Be [...]

Palos Hills Joins Regional Tree Planting Initiative

2021-04-21T06:32:38+00:00 April 21st, 2021|Categories: News|

Palos Hills 4/20/21 — Palos Hills is joining the Plant Trees for Communities initiative to plant at least 340 new trees in the Chicago region in 2021 to build a healthier urban forest. The effort involving the seven-county Chicago region and all 50 City of Chicago wards is being spearheaded by the Chicago Region Trees Initiative [...]

Palos Hills 32nd Year as a Tree City USA

2021-04-15T06:05:40+00:00 April 15th, 2021|Categories: News|

The City of Palos Hills was named a year Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management for the 32nd Year. The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State [...]

Parks hiring part-time Night Monitor

2021-03-24T10:30:53+00:00 March 24th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Palos Hills Community Center is currently seeking a part-time Night Monitor for the Community Center.  Approximate hours are Mondays, 4:30-8:30 pm, Tuesdays, 4:30-7:30 pm, and Thursdays, 4:30-8:00 pm.  Must be 18 years or older.  Perfect job for college student.  For more information, call the Community Center at 708-430-4500.

Palos Hills now drops to 4th lowest crime rate in Illinois

2021-03-11T15:02:14+00:00 March 11th, 2021|Categories: News|

Safest Cities in Illinois - 2021       Illinois’s crime situation is a mixed bag: its property crime rate is a touch below the national rate, while the state’s violent crime rate is about 10% higher than national levels. The statewide violent crime rate is no doubt elevated by high crime in Chicago, Illinois’s largest [...]

More House for your Money: Money.com

2021-02-22T14:48:33+00:00 February 21st, 2021|Categories: News|

In a recent article published by Money.com, the article reviews 10 suburbs across the US whose housing pricing offered more square footage compared to surrounding larger metro areas. The City of Palos Hills was ranked within this list. The full article can be found at https://money.com/covid-more-space-best-affordable-suburubs/

New Playground to be installed at Bennett Park in the Spring of 2021

2021-02-01T15:18:22+00:00 February 1st, 2021|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

The City of Palos Hills will be installing a new playground on the west side of Bennett Park.  The following link explains a little bit more about the new project as well as the overall recreational experience that has been created at Bennett Park.   https://www.gametime.com/news/gametime-park-in-illinois-recognized-as-five-national-demonstration-sites