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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Restoring Power & Cooling Centers

Power-Outage

In tandem with tree and debris removal, ComEd is working with the Village to restore power to the area as quickly as possible. Residents are urged to contact ComEd at 1-800-334-7661 to report outages if they have not already. You may also visit comed.com  and Check Your Outage Status or View an Outage Map.

Cooling Centers

Given the intense heat forecasted for June 14, there will be several Cooling Centers open throughout the Village. 

  1. Riverside Township Hall

    1. Address: 27 Riverside Road
    2. Hours: Until 8:00-9:00 p.m. or until end of any scheduled public meetings
    3. Amenities: Bathrooms, Benches, Air Conditioning, mobile device charging station
  2. Riverside Presbyterian Church

    1. Address: 116 Barrypoint Road
    2. Hours: Until 8:00 p.m.
    3. Amenities: Bathrooms, Seating, Air Conditioning, Power access, limited water supply
  3. Riverside Public Library

    1. Address: 1 Burling Road
    2. Hours: Until 8:00 p.m.
    3. Amenities: Bathrooms, Seating, Air Conditioning, mobile device charging station
  4. ComEd Cooling Bus

    1. Address: 90 Bloomingbank Road (Train Station Kiss ‘N Ride)
    2. Hours: 1:00 p.m. – TBD
    3. Amenities: TBD
  5. Riverside Train Station

    1. Address: 90 Bloomingbank Road
    2. Hours: All Day
    3. Amenities: Bathrooms, Benches, Air Conditioning

Residents are urged to visit these cooling centers if their homes are too damaged to stay in or are in need of a break from the heat. 

Phones

The phones for the Public Works and Parks and Recreation Departments are currently down. Please call the Village Hall at 708-447-2700 with any issues. Village staff will take your address, name, phone number, and a brief description of the problem you are experiencing. For emergencies requiring immediate assistance, please CALL 9-1-1. Examples of emergencies may include smoke in your house or apartment, sparking wires, injuries, or if the power is out and medical equipment is required for life safety. For Non-Emergency issues, please call dispatch directly at 708-447-9191.

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