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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Select Senior Adult Recreation Programing Suspended through April 30

NOTE: Only those programs that occur between 8 am – 5 pm are temporarily suspended.

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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

Video: Shaker Heights Recreation

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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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News Flash

Posted on: January 19, 2021

Let's Go Skating Outdoors

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Let’s go skating! The Public Works Department has flooded three of the City's green spaces to create temporary outdoor skating rinks for residents. Locations are: 

  • Corner of Fernway & Warrington
  • Southington & Woodbury
  • Ashw...
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Recreation News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Recreation Department Activities and Program Information

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Updated February 12.

Below is a list, divided into three categories, 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 we...

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Recreation News
Posted on: January 12, 2021

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

ShakerPlays: At Home

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Follow us on Facebook or Instagram to learn about virtual programming from the Recreation Department.

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News Flash

Posted on: November 11, 2020

COVID-19 Testing

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MARCH DATES TBD

Testing is Drive Thru or Walk Up

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health and MetroHealth are offering free COVID-19 testing for individuals age two and older.

Testing will take place at the Shaker Heights Fire Station at 17000 Chagrin Blvd.&n...

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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 17, 2020

The Mayor's Report

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In the latest edition of The Mayor's Report, Mayor Weiss discusses Black History Month, and highlights City initiatives to promote small and minority-owned businesses.  

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Buy a Shaker Heights Face Mask

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Show your Shaker pride, while supporting local businesses. Residents can purchase a $5 Shaker Heights mask from nine local businesses. All proceeds benefit the businesses.

Masks are available at:

Core Life Chiropractic (20134 Van Aken Blvd.)Eclectic Eccentr...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Shaker Heights Named Bicycle Friendly Community

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The League of American Bicyclists announced today that it has again honored the City of Shaker Heights with a bronze level Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award, a distinction the City also earned during the last round of eligibility in 2016. 

“T...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: December 2, 2020

A Note from the City of Shaker Heights

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We are asking for your patience.

This has been a year of unprecedented challenges. Everyone, from residents to the City’s frontline workers, has been stretched to the limit. Since March, Public Works crews, and Police and Fire personnel, have tir...

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Shaker Heights City News
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: November 20, 2020

Shaker Heights Landmark Commission Presents the 2020 Preservation Awards

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Eight Shaker Heights properties have earned Preservation Awards from the Shaker Heights Landmark Commission. The awards were presented in a special virtual presentation, featuring members of the Landmark Commission. (Scroll to the bottom of this announcem...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

County Rental Assistance Program

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Residents of Cuyahoga County, including Shaker Heights, who are having difficulty making rental payments due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis may be eligible for assistance from the Cuyahoga County Rent Relief Fund. 

  • The Relief Fund p...
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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: 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: July 10, 2020

City Launches Community Conversations

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The City of Shaker Heights is launching a series of periodic Community Conversations focused on race, diversity, equity and inclusion as they intersect with the work of the City. The purpose of these conversations is to create a space where members of the...

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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: June 5, 2020

Participate in Public Meetings

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For the safety of our staff and residents, all public meetings will be virtual until further notice. Residents may learn how to comment on and/or attend a public meeting by viewing the agenda for the meeting they’re interested in. Please note th...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

City Council Passes Resolution Condemning George Floyd Killing

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At its June 8 meeting, City Council passed a resolution "expressing outrage at the murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis Police Department, and calling for justice, unity, constructive dialogue and action needed to abolish racism, wherever it may...

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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: 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: 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: July 28, 2020

Lower Lake Spillway Repair

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In 2019, the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) made various repairs to the Lower Lake dam and spillway based on Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) requirements. This included the installation of new stone along the western bank, pla...

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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 17, 2020

Video: Shaker is the Place

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Learn more about the people, places, and community events that make Shaker Heights so special. 

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This is Shaker
Posted on: August 26, 2020

New Residents

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We’re so glad you’ve chosen to live in Shaker Heights. We’ll do our best to make you feel welcome and to learn your way around. Start by visiting the New Residents section of this website to find resources and more t...

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