City Seeks Input on Moreland Neighborhood
Dateline: November 27, 2017 - As part of the Moreland Rising initiative and supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, the City of Shaker Heights is engaging residents in a variety of ways to help inform the professional design of neighborhood gateways and historical markers to distinguish the City's Moreland neighborhood. Now through December 15, residents and other community members are invited to take an online survey to help in this process.
Multiple Cleveland-area Suburbs Could See Discolored Water
Dateline: November 16, 2017 - Shaker residents may experience discolored water over the next couple of days. This is due to an emergency water main repair by the City of Cleveland.
Learn more at Cleveland Water.
Call for Photos: Trees of Shaker Heights Photo Essay Exhibit
Entry Deadline December 16
Dateline: October 19, 2017 - A juried photography exhibit showcasing the magnificent trees and urban forest in Shaker Heights is being sponsored by the City of Shaker Heights, Shaker Heights Public Library and the Photo Club at the Nature Center of Shaker Lakes. It is now open for entries. The exhibit, entitled Rings of Life: The Trees of Shaker Heights: A Photographic Essay, will be shown at the Shaker Heights Public Library from February 1 to March 15. All photos will be available for purchase.
Chill & Toast - Free Outdoor Event Comes to the Van Aken District
Kick Off the Holiday Season with Fireside Festivities Under the Stars on December 1
Rotary Club of Shaker Heights to Honor Firefighter and Police Officer of the Year
Annual awards presentation to be held October 18
Dateline: October 10, 2017 - The Rotary Club of Shaker Heights will honor its 2016 Firefighter and Police Officer of the Year on Wednesday, October 18 at 8:00 am. The awards program will be conducted by President Charlie Mayer. Rotary members John Sobotincic and Bob Ault will present the awards to Police Sergeant Daniel D. Grispino and Firefighter/Paramedic Benjamin Miller. Honorees will receive a plaque for their service, as well as a monetary gift in front of guests and City officials, including Mayor Earl M. Leiken and members of City Council.
New Mural Celebrates 100 Years of Fire Service to Shaker Heights
Public art commission also marks 10-year anniversary of new Fire House
Dateline: September 14, 2017 - In celebration of the Centennial of the Shaker Heights Fire Department (SHFD) and the 10-year anniversary of the construction of the new Fire House, the City of Shaker Heights hired artist Augusto Bordelois to create a large-scale mural on a brick wall of the building located at 16700 Chagrin Boulevard, which borders a pocket park.
City Council Considers Joining Cuyahoga County Board of Health
Dateline: August 24, 2017 - At its October 10 work session, Shaker Heights City Council will begin to consider a recommendation to contract with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) for state mandated health services to residents effective January 1, 2018. Public comment will be accepted at this meeting.
First Democracy Day in Shaker Heights Scheduled for September 11
Dateline: August 21, 2017 - Monday, September 11 has been designated by the City of Shaker Heights as its first Democracy Day, as a result of the initiative petition approved by voters in November 2016. A public hearing will be held at 7:00 p.m. that day regarding the initiative’s support of a movement to amend the US Constitution to establish that corporations are not people and money is not free speech. Those in attendance will be granted up to five minutes to speak.
Onaway Rd. RTA Crossing Closed September 14-29
Dateline: August 28, 2017 - Reconstruction of the Onaway Rd. crossing on the Blue Line begins Thursday, September 14 and ends Friday, September 29 (weather permitting). The work is part of RTA’s continuing improvements to Rapid rail crossings in Shaker Heights.
Warrensville/Chagrin Below Ground Electrical Work Begins Wednesday, July 19
Expect Traffic Delays
Dateline: July 13, 2017- First Energy begins below ground electrical work on Warrensville near the intersection of Chagrin on Wednesday, July 19. The work will take place from 8 am - 4 pm and will take approximately four weeks (weather permitting).
City Introduces High Tech Park Seating on World Wi-Fi Day*
Soofa seating installed in Hildana Park - first of its kind in all of Ohio
Dateline: June 20, 2017 - Soofa is a bench -- a solar-powered, sleekly designed, first-of-its-kind-in-Ohio, phone-charging bench. It’s a place to sit down, plug in, and get connected. And two of them were recently installed in Hildana Park on Chagrin Boulevard, west of Lee Road in the Moreland neighborhood.
S&P Ratings Affirm City's Creditworthiness
General Obligation Bond and Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority Bond Highly Rated
Dateline: June 12, 2017 - S&P Global Ratings, a credit rating and research agency, affirmed the City’s financial strength and stability with its recent rating of two bond issues.
Kenmore Rd. RTA Crossing Closed June 14-July 3
Dateline: June 7, 2017 - Reconstruction of the Kenmore Rd. crossing on the Blue Line begins Wednesday, June 14 and ends Monday, July 3 (weather permitting). The work is part of RTA’s continuing improvements to Rapid rail crossings in Shaker Heights.
Residents Invited to Complete New Deer Survey
Dateline: June 5, 2017 - In winter 2016/2017, the City began 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 determine the level of control needed to address the number of deer in our city.
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