Lyndhurst Neighborhood Newsletter for Friday, September 28, 2012 - Volume 238

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Council Coffee: Saturday, September 29th 2012
Rereleased: 9/28/2012
When: Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon. Where: Lyndhurst Community Center. Join Your Councilmen For Coffee! Lyndhurst residents are invited to join their Councilmen on Saturday, September 29th from 9:00 AM - 12 Noon for coffee, cakes and conversation. This annual event will feature great refreshments, a City Expo with all City Departments, Lyndhurst Court, and South Euclid Lyndhurst ...
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From The Police Department
Released: 9/28/2012
Being a pet owner is an enjoyable experience but comes with responsibilities that go beyond basic care. Chapter 618 of the Lyndhurst Codified Ordinances governs owners and keepers of animals. The Lyndhurst criminal nuisance abatement legislation (Chapter 161 L.C.O.) applies to property owners where applicable violations persist. Based on violations we address repeatedly, the following reminders are in order ...
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From The Fire Department
Released: 9/28/2012
As the days get shorter and nights get colder the fire department suggests some safety tips specific to the fall season. A properly maintained furnace provides safe and reliable heat and comfort to our home. Proper maintenance includes ensuring a clean filter is in place on the furnace. This will help your furnace burn more efficiently, and will help keep dust from being circulated throughout your home. Keep the area around ...
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From The Lyndhurst Municipal Court
Released: 9/28/2012
Judge Mary Kaye Bozza believes... Autumn Driving Safety Tips Sunny days, cool nights and beautiful changing leaves tell us that Autumn has arrived. Cool nights can lead to frosty roadways, be sure to check that your wiper blades, tires and brakes are in good working order. Allow extra time in the morning to clean your windshield to assure good visibility. Autumn leaves will be piled along our roadsides, whether you are driving in ...
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From The Building Department: Home Winterization - What Should Be Done To Protect Your Home?
Released: 9/28/2012
Now is the time, you should be thinking about what needs to be done to protect your home from Cleveland's nasty winters. Here is a list of some minor maintenance items that should be checked before the freezing temperatures hit. Furnace Inspection: Have your furnace cleaned and serviced by a certified HVAC company. Exterior Doors and Windows: Make sure all doors and windows have the proper weather stripping ...
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From the Service Department
Leaf Pick-Up Information, Holiday Schedule for Trash / Recycling Pick-Up, Snow Plows
Released: 9/28/2012
The City of Lyndhurst will be vacuuming piles of leaves from the tree lawns. Leaf pick up will not be on a set schedule, but, instead will be on an “as needed” basis. Projection on leaf fall, at this time, indicates that vacuum pick up will start about mid - October. All leaves that are collected from tree lawns will be composted, and made into leaf humus and other soil amendments. Therefore, it is extremely important that ...
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From The Community Center
Released: 9/28/2012
Located in Lyndhurst Park, behind City Hall, the Lyndhurst Community Center is the ideal setting for your next family gathering. Because we have multiple rooms, the Community Center can accommodate functions in various sizes, sizes from the small intimate gathering to larger parties and receptions. So, whether you are planning to celebrate a birth, a graduation, a wedding or a life well lived; we have just the room ...
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Lyndhurst Garden Club: Join Us
Released: 9/28/2012
What do the Golden Gate Bridge, National Baseball League, and the Lyndhurst Garden Club all have in common? They were all founded in 1937, and are celebrating their 75th Anniversary in 2012. What's the Lyndhurst Garden Club all about? Living, Learning, Growing! Interested in basic floral design, conservation, sustainable gardening? It's all here at the Lyndhurst Garden Club. We meet the first Thursday ...
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Lyndhurst Garden Club Meeting: Thursday, October 4th 2012
Released: 9/28/2012
To every thing there is a season, including the beauty of nature. Come to Lyndhurst Garden Club's next meeting on Thursday, October 4th at 7 PM, where Bruce Mack will talk about Nature through the Seasons. Meeting will be at Lyndhurst Community Center, 1341 Parkview Road. No reservations needed, no fee to attend. Questions? 440-442-5447. Lyndhurst Garden Club, 75 years and still growing strong!
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Lyndhurst Garden Club: White Elephant Sale - October 12th and 13th 2012
Released: 9/28/2012
It's back! The Lyndhurst Garden Club is having its White Elephant Sale on Friday October 12th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and Saturday October 13th from 9:00 AM - Noon at the Little Red Schoolhouse located at the corner of Richmond Road and Mayfield Road, directly behind the Board of Education building. Don't miss it!
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November 6, 2012 Presidential General Election
Released: 9/20/2012
Voters in all of Cuyahoga County's municipalities will cast ballots for President, U.S. Senate and Members of Congress, Ohio Senate and the Ohio House of Representatives, County Prosecutor and County Council members, judicial candidates, State Board of Education seats, the Brook Park Charter Review Commission, as well as local and state issues. It is important for voters to be ...
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City Departments:

Building Department
Community Center
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Finance Department

Fire Department
Mayor's Office
Police Department
Service Department

City Resources:

Affiliated Websites Directory
City Calendar
City Council
Codified Ordinances
Contact Us
Meals on Wheels

News Archive (2010)
News Archive (2011)
News Archive (2012)
Newsletter Archive (2010)
Newsletter Archive (2011)
Newsletter Archive (2012)
Recycling Program
Swimming Pool

City Directory:

Joe Cicero: (440) 442-5777
City Council:
Ward 1 Council:
David Frey: (216) 381-7884
Ward 2 Council:
Joseph Gambatese: (440) 446-1955
Ward 3 Council and Vice Mayor:
Lane Schlessel: (440) 449-2416
Ward 4 Council:
Patrick Ward: (440) 646-9273
Keith C. Packard: (216) 291-8922
Joseph Marko: (440) 473-9704
Charles A. LoPresti: (440) 461-1144

Administration: (440) 442-5777
Brainard Pool: (440) 442-5844
Building Department: (440) 473-5108
Community Center: (440) 449-5011
Finance Department: (440) 442-5777
Fire Department:
(Non-Emergency): (440) 473-5139
Lyndhurst Pool: (440) 442-8469
Municipal Court: (440) 461-6500
Office On Aging: (440) 473-5138
Police Department:
(Non-Emergency): (440) 473-5116
SELREC: (216) 382-4300
Service Department: (440) 473-5100
All Life-Threatening Emergencies: 9 -1 - 1

Local Organizations Directory:

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AARP Chapter #371
(216) 464-0888
American Cancer Society's
Hillcrest Area Relay For Life

Christina Eldredge
Online Chair, Health Promotions Co-Chair, Team Captain
(440) 749-4049
Paul Purdy
Income Development Coordinator, Ohio Division 10501 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, OH 44106
Office: (888) 227-6446 EXT 1208
Fax: (877) 227-2838
Sharon Bennett
Hillcrest Relay For Life, Event Chair
Home: (440) 605-0707
Office: (440) 449-2650
Mobile: (440) 823-3743
American Legion Post #104
Ed Synk, 1st Vice Commander
(440) 461-5733
 - B -
Boy Scouts of America
Troy Johnson (216) 861-6060
Brush High Athletic Boosters
(216) 691-9302
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Cleveland Restoration Society
Mary Ogle (216) 426-3106
Community Partnership on Aging
Stacey O'Brien, Director
(216) 291-3902
Cuyahoga County Soil and Water Conservation District
Each year hundreds of residents contact the Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District regarding a host of environmental issues. For more information, please visit the Cuyahoga County Soil and Water Conservation District website at
Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District
The Solid Waste District provides valuable recycling and waste disposal information to Cuyahoga County residents, while working closely with the 59 city service departments in the county.
For more information about recycling, please visit the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District's website at
 - F -
Friends of Euclid Creek
 - G -
Girl Scouts of America
(216) 481-1313
 - H -
Heights - Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce
(216) 397-7322
Hillcrest League of Women Voters
Roz Peters (216) 932-2649
Hillcrest Meals on Wheels
Jane Logsdon, Program Coordinator
(440) 449-3551

Hillcrest Rotary Club
(440) 386-8208
Hillcrest Women’s Club/GFWC
Penny Speyer (440) 449-5958
Norma Adams (440) 461-4850
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Lyndhurst Auxiliary Police
Lt. Norm Alexander (440) 473-5116
Lyndhurst CERT
Chris Rudy, Director
(216) 210-8406
Lyndhurst Dads’ Club
Larry Ault (216) 570-1977
Lyndhurst Democratic Club
Hazel Hafner (216) 382-5697
Lyndhurst Garden Club
Lillian Joliat (440) 442-5447
Lyndhurst Masonic Temple
(440) 442-9714
Lyndhurst Office on Aging
(440) 473-5138
Lyndhurst Republican Club
(440) 442-1371
Lyndhurst Swim Team (Sea Monkeys)
(440) 442-8469
Lyndhurst VFW
Al Santos Post 7536
Clay Uzell, Commander
(216) 789-4363
Bill Bagi, Senior Vice Commander
(216) 381-1248
Meetings held the 3rd Monday of each month in the Lyndhurst Community Center at 7:30 PM.
 - S -
(216) 382-4300
SELREC Seniors Club
Jim Yasinow, President
(440) 460-0679
SNAPS: Special Needs Advocacy and Parent Support of South Euclid / Lyndhurst
Barb Heisler (440) 442-3856
Laurie Kowalski (440) 473-9716
South Euclid-Lyndhurst Historical Society
Esther Eich, Curator (440) 449-1997
South Euclid-Lyndhurst Kiwanis
Dan Corrigan (216) 691-1405
South Euclid-Lyndhurst PTA
(216) 691-2000
South Euclid-Lyndhurst Safety Town
(216) 691-2246
South Euclid-Lyndhurst Soccer Club
(440) 479-4488
 - V -
Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services

Community Center Locations:

Lyndhurst Community Center: 1341 Parkview Drive
South Euclid Community Center: 1370 Victory Drive
Highland Heights Community Center: 5827 Highland Road