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Residents Invited to Complete New Deer Survey

Dateline: June 4, 2018 - In winter 2016/2017 and 2017/2018, the City implemented a deer reduction program by Shaker Heights Police Department trained marksmen in response to safety, health, and economic concerns about an overabundance of deer in the city. A new survey of residents will help the City identify whether, and the degree to which, the deer population continues to be an issue for residents, as well as the level of control needed to address this issue.

Here Comes the Come, Play! Fest

June 23 street fair to be held in the Moreland neighborhood

Dateline: May 29, 2018 - The City of Shaker Heights will host the first Come, Play! Fest on Saturday, June 23 from 12-6 pm. The Fest takes place on Chelton Road between Hampstead Road and Scottsdale Boulevard, in the Moreland neighborhood. It’s a free, family-friendly event.


Mayor's Report: May 24, 2018

The inaugural edition of newly appointed Mayor David E. Weiss' Mayor's Report is now available.

View the Report, which includes a video message, at

Dates Announced for 2018 Yoga in the Park Program

Free weekly yoga classes in Shaker Heights' parks from May 16 to August 30.

Dateline: May 7, 2018 - The Shaker Heights Recreation Department's popular Yoga in the Park program is back for 2018. 


Winners Announced in Make your Mark on Moreland Artist Competition

Gateways and Historic Marker Concepts Chosen

Dateline: May 3, 2018 - The City of Shaker Heights announces winners in the Make your Mark on Moreland Artist Competition. Artists will present their concepts at a community meeting on Thursday, May 17 at 6 pm at The Dealership, 3558 Lee Rd. Input from this meeting will be used to further refine the concepts. All are welcome to attend.


Landmark Commission Announces Instagram Photo Contest

Submissions Accepted May 1 - June 30

Dateline: April 24, 2018 - The Shaker Heights Landmark Commission seeks submissions to its sixth 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. In a nod to the widespread use of cell phone cameras and social media, this year’s contest will be based in Instagram. Submissions will be identified by using #PreserveSH18.


Second Annual Shaker Makers Event (With a Twist)

Makers convene on April 28

The City of Shaker Heights hosts its second Shaker Makers event, a show-and-tell-and make-and-touch AND a build-a-business event (that’s the twist). Innovators, creators, engineers, artists, and entrepreneurs of all ages will share their ingenuity, creativity and talents with the public at The Dealership, 3558 Lee Road from 11 am – 4 pm on Saturday, April 28.


Van Aken District: Call for Artists

Dateline: April 20, 2018 - The City of Shaker Heights is requesting qualifications from artists or teams of artists interested in producing works of public art in the Van Aken District. 


Celebrate Spring at Bloom & Buzz on April 13

Taste (and Shop) Your Way to the New Season with Van Aken District Restaurateurs and Merchants


Feedback Requested for City Website

Dateline: April 2, 2018 - The City is seeking input on features for a new City website via an online survey at The survey takes a few minutes and will remain active until April 16. Thank you for your feedback.

Shaker Heights City Council to Appoint David Weiss to Serve as Mayor

Dateline: March 23, 2018 - Following the resignation of Mayor Earl M. Leiken to become Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish’s chief of staff effective March 31, Shaker Heights City Council conducted a process to appoint a mayor to serve until December 31, 2018 pursuant to the Charter of the City of Shaker Heights. Yesterday, Council voted to declare their intention to appoint David Weiss as Mayor. Council will formally vote on this appointment on April 9, the first Council meeting following Mayor Leiken’s departure from office.


Daytime Lane Closures: Warrensville Center Road near Farnsleigh Road

Work Begins Wednesday, March 21

Dateline: March 19, 2018 - Expect traffic delays and lane shifts on Warrensville Center Road beginning Wednesday, March 21 due to ongoing sewer work in the intersection of Warrensville Center and Farnsleigh.


Process Underway for Appointment of Mayor with Term Ending December 31, 2018

Seven residents submit timely applications

Dateline: March 14, 2018 - Following the resignation of Mayor Earl M. Leiken to become Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish’s chief of staff effective March 31, Shaker Heights City Council has conducted an open application process to appoint a mayor to serve until December 31, 2018. The Charter of the City of Shaker Heights specifies Council’s authority to make this appointment.


City Opens Warming Center

Dateline: March 2, 2018 - A warming center at the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building, 3450 Lee Road, is open for Shaker residents who are without power. We do not have food or beverages, but we do have heat and electricity. Sorry, no pets. The building will be open until 9:30 pm tonight. Residents in need of sheltering after 9:30 pm may call 216-491-1212. 

Wednesday, June 20, 2018


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