News Flash

Home

26 Stories
Posted on: February 19, 2021

A Public Safety Message from the Olympia Fields Police Department

New Police Logo

Good evening,

Today, Friday, February 19th at 3:20 pm, the Village of Olympia Fields experienced a carjacking in the 800 block of Cumnock. The investigation is ongoing at this time.

I would like to remind everyone that crimes of this type are on the rise i...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Watch Southland College Prep Charter High School's production of Harlem Renaissance

Screen Shot 2021-02-19 at 4.00.21 PM

Musician and tap dancer Time Brickey joins Southland College Prep's dancers in the school’s production of “Harlem Renaissance” to celebrate Black History Month. 

Southland College Prep Charter High School in ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: February 15, 2021

Open Enrollment Has Begun

of-homepage

The ACA Health Insurance Marketplace is now open. The COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period (SEP) runs February 15 – May 15, 2021. If you do not have health care coverage, this is an opportunity to get insurance coverage regardless of income or employment.

Read on...

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: February 14, 2021

Village of Flossmoor Vollmer Road Closure

Road Closure

Due to emergency underground pipe repair on Vollmer Road, just East of Crawford Avenue, Westbound Vollmer Road will be closed. The earliest estimate for the work to begin at Vollmer Road will be Friday, February 19th. Weather and cold temperatures will be...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Schedule Your COVID-19 Vaccination TODAY!

vaccine

Schedule Your COVID-19 Vaccination TODAY!

Limited supplies of COVID-19 vaccines are now available in some states at select stores to individuals 16 years of age and older who meet state-specific eligibility criteria.

See if you're eligible in your ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: January 29, 2021

ComEd Warns of Imposters Approaching Customers at Home to Steal Money and Personal Information

ComEd

With people spending more time at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic, imposters are taking advantage of residents who may be alone to rob them of their possessions and financial information. These imposters can show up at small businesses as well as ho...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Cook County transit fare reduction project

Metra Station

Cook County, Metra, Pace and Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) leaders on Monday officially launched a pilot project to improve public transportation in south Cook County, starting with reduced Metra fares on the Metra Electric and Rock Island lines...
Read on...

Home
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Village Hall to remain closed to the Public

of-homepage

To help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and for the safety of our residents and employees, Village Hall and the Public Works offices will remain closed to the public until further notice. During this time, residents are encouraged to conduct business remo...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: November 20, 2020

A Message from the Chief of Police

New Police Logo

Department of Police

Village of Olympia Fields

 Chief Scott Morgan

20040 Governors Highway

Olympia Fields, Illinois 60461

 

 

Dear Olympia Fields Residents,

 

The COVID-19 virus has presented another unprecedented challenge. &am...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Message from the Village President *UPDATE*

OF_logo_on_green_villagehomepage

Effective, Friday, November 20, 2020 at 12:01 a.m., the entire State of Illinois will go into Tier 3 COVID mitigation. According to Gov. J.B. Pritzker, Tier 3 boils down to this: if you don't need to do it, don't. ...

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Like Us on Facebook!

of-homepage copy

Like the Village of Olympia Fields Facebook page for news, happenings and stories from our community. Click on the link below. Then click "Like".

https://www.facebook.com/VillageofOlympiaFields/

Read on...

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Olympia Fields Park District Update on COVID-19

OFPD Round Logo

Dear Residents,

With all the uncertainty, summer 2020 is going to be much different than previous summers in our community. The Restore Illinois Five Phase Plan issued by Governor Pritzker’s Office is the plan directing how we move forward based ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Message from the Acting Chief of Police

New Police Logo

Similar to enforcement questions referencing travel, and essential business’s the Olympia Fields Police Department will continue to act as community caretakers working to further educate citizens and businesses about the shelter at home and

Home
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Guidance on the use of face masks

facemask

The Illinois Department of Public Health released a guide on the use of face masks.

Guidance on Use of Masks by IDPH Home
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Message from the Acting Chief of Police

New Police Logo

Department of PoliceVillage of Olympia FieldsActing Chief Scott Morgan20040 Governors HighwayOlympia Fields, Illinois 60461

Dear Olympia Fields Residents,           

The COVID-19 virus has presented an u...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Executive Order 2020-10 and FAQs About the Order

News Placeholder Image green

Governor Pritzker released Executive Order 2020-10. Click on the link to read.

On Friday, March 20th, Governor Pritzker issued Executive Order 2020-10 requiring all Illinoisans to stay in their homes to prevent the further spread of COVID...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 20, 2020

SBA Loans Available

sba logo

All Illinois small businesses (according to SBA’s size standards) and private non-profits can now apply for loans of up to $2 million through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program. If your busin...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Where Black Homeownership Is the Norm

Pew Logo

Where Black Homeownership Is the Norm

STATELINE ARTICLEBy: Tim Henderson Topics: Demographics & Economy Read time: 5 min
Sterling Burke, president of the board of trustees of Olympia Fields, Illinois, near his home. The ...
Read on...

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: April 25, 2018

Olympia Fields Named Among 10 Best U.S. Suburbs for Retirement

News Placeholder Image green

Retirement destinations: 10 best U.S. suburbs to consider for your golden years

10 best U.S. suburbs for retirement ranked

Author: Lorie Konish, CNBC

Published: 10:47 AM EDT April 18, 2018

Updated: 10:00 AM EDT April 21, 2018

You may...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Knowles: Olympia Fields resident works to help black women obtain a variety of leadership roles

DailySouthtown logo

Knowles: Olympia Fields resident works to help black women obtain a variety of leadership roles

Sandra Finley was mentored by the late activist Arnita Young Boswell, the first national director of the early learning ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home