Lyndhurst Neighborhood Newsletter for Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - Volume 246

From The Police Department: Winter Reminders
Released: 1/29/2013
With winter upon us, we remind all motorists to exercise caution in their travels. Rear end crashes as result of failure to maintain an "assured clear distance ahead" are one of our most common accidents throughout the year. These can be avoided or mitigated by simply maintaining a minimal safe distance behind the vehicle in front of you, depending on your speed and roadway conditions. In snow or on ice, drive slowly. ...
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From The Lyndhurst Municipal Court
Released: 1/29/2013
It is with great pride and enthusiasm that Judge Mary Kaye Bozza makes a two-fold announcement for the 2013 New Year affecting the Lyndhurst Municipal Court. Kevin J. Bergem has been appointed Clerk of the Lyndhurst Municipal Court, commencing January 1, 2013 as Kristina A. Furcsik's successor. Kevin has assumed all statutory duties of the Clerk of Court and will continue the tradition of excellence that Kristina ...
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From The Building Department: Sidewalk Maintenance
Released: 1/29/2013
From the lyndhurst codified ordinance: safety, sanitation and health. Section 660.05 duty to keep sidewalks in repair and clean. (a) No owner or occupant of abutting lands shall fail to keep the sidewalks, curbs or gutters in repair and free from snow, ice or any nuisance. Homeowners and or tenants are responsible for maintaining the sidewalks in front of their home. Every year, we receive complaints from walkers ...
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From the Service Department
Paper Shredding, Weekend Rubbish, Hazardous Household Waste Disposal, Curbside Recycling
Released: 1/29/2013
Paper Shredding: Paper shredding is one of our most requested and well received programs. Our next scheduled paper shredding event will be May 4, from 11:30am to 3:30pm in the City Hall parking lot. Your boxes or bags of documents to be shredded will be emptied into a bin which is then loaded into the truck and shredded while you watch. Weekend Rubbish: Our weekend rubbish program will begin Saturday, April ...
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From The Community Center
Released: 1/29/2013
The Community Center is available for rental by residents for their personal family functions and by our local business community for their meeting and training needs. Our beautiful facility features multiple rooms, each with a unique look, features, seating capacities and pricing. So, if 2013 will be your year for that special event - a first birthday, a graduation, wedding, new baby, etc. please keep us in mind. Please give ...
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Safe Sitter (R) Babysitting Class: Monday, February 18th 2013
Released: 1/29/2013
The Lyndhurst Community Center is once again partnering with University Hospitals to offer the Safe Sitter (R) Babysitting class. This program, delivered by the experts at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, is a medically accurate, hands-on class for boys and girls ages 11 to 13. Students are taught safe child care techniques, behavior management skills and appropriate responses to emergency situations. Safe ...
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From The Lyndhurst Garden Club
Released: 1/29/2013
The Lyndhurst Garden Club meets the first Thursday of the month at the Lyndhurst Community Center. Meetings begin at 7 pm. The club maintains the newly created Gazebo Garden at City Hall, the Sundial Garden at the Community Center and the plantings at the Little Red Schoolhouse, here the annual Perennial Sale will be held in May. An event not to be missed! Perennials are taken from members' own gardens ...
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From The Hillcrest Women's Club GFWC
Rereleased: 1/29/2013
Please join the Hillcrest Women's Club / GFWC for our Annual Holiday Gift / Craft Auction. Refreshments will be served. Home baked cookies available for purchase. Many beautiful handcrafted items. This Craft Auction will benefit our Brush High Scholarship. Date and Location: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 @ 7:00 PM at the Lyndhurst Community Center. No admission fee but please bring a pair of ...
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From the Hillcrest Family YMCA
Released: 1/29/2013
At Hillcrest Family YMCA a membership just means more. We have numerous classes and activities to meet your health and wellness needs. Cardio kickboxing, cycling, Zumba classes and much more included with a membership. Hillcrest YMCA has a warm water pool that hosts a variety of aqua aerobics classes and swim lessons for all ages. Join us for special events such Parent's Night Out, monthly, and Flick-N ...
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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 Splash Park: (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

Molly Smith
American Cancer Society, Ohio Division
10501 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
(888) 227-6446 Ext 1206
Dawn Urban
2013 Hillcrest Relay For Life, Event Chair
(216) 538-1916
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
 - C -
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 the USA
(216) 481-1313
 - H -
Heights - Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce
(216) 397-7322
Heritage Home Program
Mary Ogle
(216) 426-3106
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 Womenís 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 Dadsí 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