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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Explore Shaker

Explore Shaker

There are plenty of Shaker Heights parks and playgrounds for everyone to enjoy and we are excited to share these beautiful spaces with the community through our Explore Shaker program! Visit the links below to learn more about the parks and playgrounds th...

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Recreation Highlights
Posted on: April 17, 2020

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Learn more about the what makes the Shaker Heights Recreation Department so special. 

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Summer Camp Registration Now Open

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Shaker Recreation is pleased to offer a variety of fun and affordable camps for residents and non-residents. Day camps, specialty and sports camps will keep kids entertained — and busy — all summer long. Registration is open. Download ...

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Recreation News
Posted on: January 12, 2021

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Recreation News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Recreation Department Activities and Program Information

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Updated April 22.

Below is a list which will explain activities that are and are not going to be offered, and those still under consideration. In cases where activities/events are canceled, this means that those events were either not permitted pursuant to...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Memorial Day Ceremony

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On Memorial Day, May 31, an in-person ceremony will be held at 9 am on the front lawn of City Hall to memorialize the nation's fallen heroes, and to honor local heroes serving in all branches of the military. In light of the ongoing pandemic and ...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Block Party Update

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The City will permit block parties to be held this summer based on current virus trends. All block parties must follow the required safety protocols that have been established. Block parties must be registered with the City due to safety issues concerning...

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Block Party Registration Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: April 26, 2021

Major Roadwork Project on Warrensville Center Rd.

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Attend a virtual public meeting on May 13 at 6:30 pm to learn more. Details on how to join this Zoom meeting available soon.

In mid-May, the City will start a major infrastructure improvement project that will include the resurfacing of Warrensville Center...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 3, 2021

2021 Deer Questionnaire Now Available

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Part of the City’s deer management program includes an annual questionnaire to evaluate its effectiveness. Even if you have completed it in previous years, please do so again and share it with others who may wish to share their input. 

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Be a Shaker Heights Firefighter/Paramedic: Here is Your Chance!

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The City of Shaker Heights is hiring Firefighters/Paramedics who seek challenging work to fill upcoming vacancies. Starting salary ranges from $55,997 to $82,894, depending on qualifications. New recruits must successfully meet all the criteria of the sel...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: April 26, 2021

City Council Proclaims May as Bike Month in Shaker Heights

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Shaker Heights City Council has proclaimed May 2021 as Bike Month in the City of Shaker Heights, in order to help promote the many benefits of bicycling and encourage more residents to try bicycling in the community.

Sponsored by the League of American Bic...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: April 15, 2021

Shaker Heights Earns Top Recognition for Financial Reporting

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The Government Finance Officers Association has awarded the City of Shaker Heights the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The City earned the recognition for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year endi...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Van Aken District Phase Two

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Learn about the new apartment building proposed for Farnsleigh Rd.

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

2021 Preservation Month Photo Contest

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The Shaker Heights Landmark Commission seeks submissions to its ninth 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. ...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: November 11, 2020

COVID-19 Testing

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Take Home Test Kits

Through a partnership with the Ohio Department of Health, Shaker Library is distributing FREE rapid, at-home, COVID-19 Test Kits at Main Library and Bertram Woods Branch. The kits can be picked up at the reference desks from 11...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine

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Learn more about Ohio's rollout.

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Free Front Yard Tree Program

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The City's Tree Advisory Board in collaboration with The Heights Tree People is pleased to announce The Free Front Yard Tree Program. The program provides free trees to residents who want to plant a new tree in their front yard. 

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Shaker Heights Featured in NEO Parent Magazine

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Special section focuses on "why residents love this family friendly town."

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

City Announces Initial Police Policy and Practice Reforms

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UPDATED NOVEMBER 30: Residents are invited to view the new Duty to Intervene policy and the amended Response to Threats policy in the Police Policies & Practices section of this website.

POSTED OCTOBER 3O: The City of Shaker Heights, City Council and t...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Shaker Heights Wins ‘Best Town to Raise a Family’

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Readers of Northeast Ohio Parents magazine have selected Shaker Heights as the winner of the "Best Town to Raise a Family" category in the 2020 Parent Choice Awards. The magazine cites the City’s "walkable neighborhoods, ...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Gas Main Replacement: Lomond Neighborhood

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In early June, Dominion Energy Ohio will start a gas main replacement project in the Lomond neighborhood. Impacted streets include Lynnfield Rd., Townley Rd., Winchell Rd. and sections of Newell Rd., Lomond Blvd. and Scottsdale Blvd. (see map below).&...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Phase 2 of 2021 Street Resurfacing Starts Week of May 10

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The week of May 10, a contractor will start Phase 2 of the City’s 2021 street resurfacing project. The following roadways will be impacted:

The general scope of work includes:

Step I: Removal of existing asphalt pavementStep II: Adjustment of catc...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Phase 1 of 2021 Street Resurfacing Starts Week of April 19

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The week of April 19, a contractor will start Phase 1 of the City’s 2021 street resurfacing project on Coventry Rd. from S. Park Blvd. to Shaker Blvd.

The general scope of work includes:

Step I: Removal of existing asphalt pavementStep II: Adjustm...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Chagrin Blvd. & Lynnfield Rd. Signalization Improvements

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The City of Shaker Heights will start the Chagrin Boulevard/Lynnfield Road Signalization Improvements project in the coming weeks. These improvements will make it easier for pedestrians and bicyclists to cross Chagrin Boulevard safely.

The general scope of...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Northeast Quadrant Sewer Program

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Since 2018, the City has been working on sewers in the Mercer neighborhood, specifically on streets in the area between Warrensville Center Road, Shaker Boulevard, Sulgrave Road and Fairmount Boulevard.The general scope of work includes inspecting sewer m...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 23, 2021

2021 Street Resurfacing

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The following streets — or sections of streets — will be resurfaced this year. Residents on impacted streets will receive a letter before the project begins. Learn more about roadwork in Shaker Heights.

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Horseshoe Lake Dam Update

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The Horseshoe Lake Dam Rehabilitation project is being managed by the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD), which is committed to the modernization of this important structure.

Currently, NEORSD is working with the Ohio Department of Natural Res...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Gas Main Replacement: Moreland Neighborhood

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On November 18, Dominion Energy Ohio will start a gas main replacement project in the Moreland neighborhood (see map). Project duration is three months (weather permitting). Work hours are 7 am-5 pm.

Residents living within the work limits will receive fur...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 9, 2021

Sewer Project: Warrensville Center Rd.

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The City will begin a major sewer project on the northbound side of Warrensville Center Rd., from Almar Rd. to Thornton Park, the week of March 15. The work consists of open excavations in the street to relocate and increase the capacity of the sanitary s...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: January 21, 2020

First Energy Line Clearance Work

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(Updated February 4): Starting Monday, February 8, pruning operations will move to S. Woodland Rd. between Warrensville Center Rd. and Brighton Rd. Motorists may experience some delays. Estimated completion time is a week.

(Updated January 26): Th...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Lower Lake Spillway Repair

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Updated March 9, 2021:  The City will perform maintenance on the Lower Shaker Lake Spillway starting the week of March 22. The contractor, Northstar Contracting, anticipates the project will be completed in 30 days, weather permitting. &...

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Shaker Heights City News

News Flash

Posted on: May 14, 2019

Mayor's Welcome

Mayor David Weiss

Welcome to Shaker Heights!

You will discover quickly that you are living in one of the most beautiful, engaging, and friendly communities in Ohio — or anywhere.

On our website, you'll find plenty of information about our City's unique assets: walkable neigh...

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This is Shaker
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Video: Shaker is the Place

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