Lyndhurst Neighborhood Newsletter for Thursday, May 2, 2013 - Volume 255

From The Police Department: Aggressive Driving
Released: 5/2/2013
Aggressive driving is a threat to motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians. What is aggressive driving? It includes speeding, running red or yellow lights, frequent and unnecessary lane changes and following too closely or "tailgating." These behaviors can lead to crashes, road rage or both. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration defines aggressive driving as occurring when "an individual commits a combination of moving traffic ...
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From The Fire Department
Released: 5/2/2013
Things you can do to protect you family from Carbon Monixide. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, tasteless, and poisonous gas, which is slightly lighter than air and forms when fuels burn incompletely. It is produced when any fuel-burning object doesn't completely burn the gas supplied to it. Carbon monoxide can be produced from any burned fuel, including: Gasoline, Propane, Natural Gas, Wood, Oil and Coal ...
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From The Lyndhurst Municipal Court
Released: 5/2/2013
As Judge of the Lyndhurst Municipal Court it has been, and continues to be my mission to be a visible example of hard work and dedication, through education, rehabilitation and adjudication, thus creating a greater public service to the citizens served by the Court. - Judge Mary Kaye Bozza Community Outreach Since 2001, we have strived to reach out to our communities through a Program we call “Make the Right Choice.” Make the ...
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From The Building Department: Exterior Property Inspections and High Grass
Released: 5/2/2013
The City of Lyndhurst Building Department has begun their yearly sweep of the city looking for high grass and blighted properties. Each year our inspectors send out notices to property owners for high grass and or weeds above eight inches. We understand that there are many valid reasons why grass and or weeds are sometimes left uncut; broken lawnmowers, personal illness, or other unforeseen circumstances. We encourage you ...
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From The Community Center
Released: 5/2/2013
The Mayor's 11th annual Young at Heart party returns to the Community Center on Sunday, June 2 from 2pm - 4pm. This event is free, and open to residents, 60 years young or better. However, Reservations Required, as seating is limited. Those residents who have requested we add them to our Senior Registry will be receiving their invitation in the mail. Please save the date and join us. Using Your Head: The weather is ...
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Lyndhurst 2013 Concerts in the Park
Released: 5/2/2013
July 4th: 7:30 PM - Hillcrest Concert Band - Weather permitting only.
July 17th: 7:00 PM - Mike Wojtila and the Musically Grand Band.
August 21st: 7:00 PM - Prime Time Big Band

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From The Lyndhurst Garden Club
Released: 5/2/2013
Programs and events for May 2013: Thursday, May 2: General meeting: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs. Lyndhurst Community Center. 1341 Parkview Road, Lyndhurst 44124. 7:00 PM. For a gardener, it's important to know a bit about bugs in order to understand which bugs are helping your garden and should be encouraged and which harmful bugs are undesirable and should be discouraged. Cynthia Druckenbrod of the Cleveland Botanical Garden ...
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From The Hillcrest Women's Club GFWC
Rereleased: 5/2/2013
The Hillcrest Women's Club/GFWC invites everyone to join us at the Lyndhurst Community Center on April 29, 2013. The program will be presented by a speaker from the Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center. Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m with a social time and the program begins at 7:30 p.m. Guests and prospective members are welcome to all meetings.
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Taking Root for Conservation
Released: 5/2/2013
Did you know that trees provide many services beyond the beauty and curb appeal they lend to streets and properties? One of the most important benefits is the ability of trees to capture and hold storm water. This leads to a reduction in the volume of water rushing through the gutters and pipes following a storm. The result is less investment in expensive infrastructure (storm sewers) and cleaner water when the runoff reaches rivers and lakes. Polluted urban storm ...
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From The Community Partnership on Aging
Released: 5/2/2013
The mission of Community Partnership on Aging is to promote independence, a healthy lifestyle, community involvement, and opportunities for personal growth for older adults, as well as support for family caregivers. This mission is carried out through planning, coordinating, and providing services that enhance the dignity, security, and overall well-being of the older adults in our communities. Safe At Home In line with the mission and ...
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Heritage Home Program Helps Homeowners with Spring Projects
Released: 5/2/2013
The Spring construction season is upon us! While you are mulling over the projects that need to be completed to get your home in shape, remember that you have a great resource in the Heritage Home Program! The Heritage Home Program is available to owners of homes that are 50 years and older. Technical staff is available to answer home maintenance and rehab questions and provide an impartial opinion - one that doesn't ...
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South Euclid / Lyndhurst Soccer Club, Inc.
Released: 5/2/2013
Spring soccer for S.E.L.S.C. Inc. started in April! Both our travel teams and recreation teams are filled with children excited to learn the fundamentals of soccer, play games against either their classmates or neighboring cities and have fun! With over 350 players in our recreation program alone, S.E.L.S.C. Inc. soccer is an exciting way to get your child involved in a much beloved sport. We have recreation leagues in the fall and spring ...
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May 2013 City Events:

 May 4, 2013:

Lyndhurst Service Department Community Shredding Day
Time: 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Municipal Center Parking Lot.
Description: The shredding truck will be located in the Municipal Center Parking Lot from 11:30 AM until 3:30 PM. This service is available to Lyndhurst residents only and proof of residency is required.
 May 6, 2013:

Council Meeting
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Council Chambers, Lyndhurst City Hall.
 May 9, 2013:

Lyndhurst Democratic Club Meeting
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Lyndhurst Community Center.
SELREC Seniors Club - Social
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Lyndhurst Community Center.
Description: For more information call Jim Yasinow at (440) 460-0679.
Civil Service Commission Meeting
Time: 8:30 AM
 May 11, 2013:

Lyndhurst CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Executive Board Meeting
Time: 8:30 AM
Location: City Hall Conference Room.
 May 13, 2013:

Hillcrest Kiwanis Club Meeting
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Lyndhurst Community Center.
Description: Guests welcome. Contact Dan at (216) 691-1405 for more information.
 May 20, 2013:

Al Santos VFW and Ladies Auxiliary Post 7536
Time: 7:00 PM
Description: For membership details call Bill at (216) 381-1248.
Council Meeting
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Council Chambers, Lyndhurst City Hall.
CPR Class
Additional information available here.
2013 City of Lyndhurst Pool Pass Sales Begin
Additional information available here.

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:
Lane Schlessel: (440) 449-2416
Ward 4 Council and Vice Mayor:
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 Logo AARP Chapter #371
(216) 464-0888

Relay for Life Logo American Cancer Society's
Hillcrest Area Relay For Life

Molly Smith
American Cancer Society, Ohio Division 10501 Euclid Ave. 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
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Relay for Life Logo Boy Scouts of America
Troy Johnson (216) 861-6060
Brush High Athletic Boosters
(216) 691-9302
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Cleveland Restoration Society Logo Cleveland Restoration Society
Mary Ogle
(216) 426-3106
Community Partnership on Aging Logo Community Partnership on Aging
Stacey O'Brien, Director
(216) 291-3902
Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District Logo 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 Logo 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
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Friends of Euclid Creek
 - G -
Girl Scouts of America
(216) 481-1313
 - H -
Heights - Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce
(216) 397-7322
Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District Logo Heritage Home Program
(216) 426-3116
Hillcrest League of Women Voters
Roz Peters (216) 932-2649
Hillcrest Meals on Wheels
Judy Conkling, 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.

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(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 Logo South Euclid-Lyndhurst Soccer Club
(440) 479-4488

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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