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Don't Miss Shaker Heights Arts & Music
Festival June 22 & 23
June 14, 2013 - The fourth annual Shaker Heights Arts & Music Festival returns to Farnsleigh Road between Warrensville Center and Van Aken on Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and 23, delivering a weekend of great food, a juried art show, musical entertainment and activities for children. Free admission. Farnsleigh Road will be closed to through traffic from Friday, June 21 through Sunday, June 23.
Be The Match® Marrow Registry Goes Over the Edge to Cure Blood Cancer
June 14, 2013 - A diagnosis of leukemia or other blood cancer turns any family's world upside down. Now residents have a unique opportunity to help these families find solid ground by rappelling 12 stories down the Tower East building in Shaker Heights.
This fundraising event asks individuals to raise $1,000 an go Over the Edge, rappelling down the building's north facade in support of Be The Match, a national nonprofit that helps blood cancer patients find a marrow donor and receive a life-saving transplant.
FirstEnergy Prepares for Summer Storms
June 12, 2013 - Forecasts of potentially damaging weather prompt FirstEnergy to provide customer service tips in the event of power outages.
Shaker Heights Landmark Commission Announces Photo Contest Winners
June 5, 2013 - The Shaker Heights Landmark Commission announces the grand prize winner and category winners of the first annual Preservation Month Photo Contest. The contest was created in honor of National Preservation Month, which is celebrated each May by preservation organizations across the country. Forty-three entries were received.
Ann Klavora, principal planner for the City says, “The Landmark Commission is pleased with the response to the inaugural Preservation Month photo contest. The wide variety of submissions captured many of the different Shaker places that people love. We are already looking forward to next year’s contest.”
Shaker Heights Landmark Commission Announces First Annual Preservation Month Photo Contest
May 3, 2013 - The Shaker Heights Landmark Commission invites you to capture what you love about Shaker Heights in the first annual Preservation Month Photo Contest. The contest was created in honor of National Preservation Month, which is celebrated each May by preservation organizations across the country.
The Landmark Commission formally recognizes the City’s historic places through the designation of landmarks and the annual Preservation Awards program. Celebrate your favorite historic places in Shaker.
Recreation Improvements Close Facilities
May 3, 2013 - The following facilities will be closed for improvements:
Around the World Playground, located adjacent to the Shaker Heights Main Library, is closed April 29 through June 3 for removal and replacement of the rubber safety surface. Playground to re-open Wednesday, June 5.
Sussex Tennis Courts, located on the grounds of the Shaker Family Center, are closed May 3 through May 10 for relining and color coating of the surface.
Meet the New Owners of Shaker Town Center
April 17, 2013 - The Lomond Association is sponsoring a meeting with representatives of Katz Properties, new owners of Shaker Town Center, to discuss the future of the shopping center:
Thursday, April 25; 7-9 pm
Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building
3450 Lee Road, Shaker Heights
Open to the public
Shaker Starbucks Seeks to Stay in Van Aken District
April 11,2013 - Starbucks and the City of Shaker Heights are working together to keep the Shaker Starbucks open until construction begins in the Van Aken District in January 2014. Starbucks is actively looking for a new location in the District which will provide an even better experience for the Shaker Heights community.
Shaker Water Discolored? Here's Why.
March 22, 2013 - Due to a water main break, Glenridge Road will remain temporarily closed until some time next week. Water supplies should not be affected, however some Shaker residents may experience discolored water during the repair process. For more details, visit Cleveland Water.
Shaker Heights Recruiting Entry-Level Police Officers
March 15, 2013 - The City of Shaker Heights is recruiting entry-level police officers for its internationally accredited police department.
In Shaker Heights, a suburb of the City of Cleveland, police officers must respond to emergencies in a matter of minutes. Thanks to continuous training and education, sophisticated computer hardware, and the latest technology in weaponry, they are able to do their jobs efficiently and professionally.
Fire Chief Kevin Jacobs Announces Retirement
February 27, 2013 - Fire Chief Kevin Jacobs will retire from the City of Shaker Heights Fire Department effective the end of March.
“Kevin has been an extraordinary leader during extremely challenging economic times,” said Mayor Earl M. Leiken. “Chief Jacobs has dealt with significant reductions in the Fire Department and has managed to assure that the delivery of services to the community remained at the highest level. He has also been invaluable to the fire service consolidation feasibility study begun in 2012.
Shop Shaker App Connects Merchants and Consumers
February 27, 2013 - City of Shaker Heights shoppers can now readily shop in Shaker, thanks to a new mobile app called Shop Shaker. The City developed the digital tool as part of its focus on entrepreneurship, new business development and work-live initiatives. Shop Shaker provides merchants easy access to create an online business profile listing location(s) and hours. The free app is available online, accompanied by a mobile-ready version for iOS and Android systems.
The Ohio Third Frontier Funds the LaunchHouse Accelerator
February 25, 2013 – Shaker LaunchHouse, a lean business accelerator based in Northeast Ohio, is seeking early stage, broad-based technology startups focused on technology, Internet, mobile and hardware/robotics to apply for the LaunchHouse Accelerator (LHX) program. Applications for the LHX 2013 program open March 8, with the program kicking off August 12.
Cities Prepare Agreement to Consolidate Fire Services
February 1, 2013 - The cities of Shaker Heights and University Heights, participants in a fire service consolidation feasibility study conducted in 2012, are now preparing to take the next step: preparation of an agreement to create the Shaker Heights-University Heights Fire Department.