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Lyndhurst Neighborhood Newsletter for Saturday, January 31, 2015 - Volume 303

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From The Police Department
Winter 2015

Released: 1/31/2015
With winter upon us, we remind all motorists to exercise caution in their travels. Rear end crashes as a result of following too closely are one of our most common motor vehicle accidents throughout the year. Remember that stopping on snow and ice takes more time than on dry pavement, so leave extra space between your vehicle and the one you're behind, and slow ...
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From the Fire Department
Released: 1/31/2015
Visit the Fire Department Section of the City of Lyndhurst, Ohio Website During the winter months the Lyndhurst Fire Department sees numerous calls related to Carbon Monoxide (CO). Below are some facts about carbon monoxide and carbon monoxide poisoning. What is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless gas that interferes with the delivery of oxygen in the blood to the rest of the body. It is produced by ...
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From The Lyndhurst Municipal Court
Released: 1/31/2015
Happy New Year From The Lyndhurst Municipal Court … 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 ...
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From The Building Department
2015 Sidewalk Repair Program Updates

Released: 1/31/2015
Visit The Building Department Section of the City of Lyndhurst, Ohio Website Over the past few years the sidewalk repair program guidelines have changed. The city has been divided into ten separate areas. One section to be done each year. The City of Lyndhurst Building Department, along with Chagrin Valley Engineering (CVE) administers the program. CVE performs all the annual inspections, cost estimates and prepares the work ...
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From the Service Department
Yard Waste Program, Weekend Rubbish, and Document Shredding

Released: 1/31/2015
In the spring of 2015 the Service Department will resume yard waste collection. Last year Lyndhurst residents placed over 1,600 tons of yard waste to the curb. This material was taken to a compost facility in Willoughby and made into organic soil supplements. This diversion from the landfill saved taxpayers approximately $60,000 in landfill fees. Please remember ...
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From The Community Center
Released: 1/31/2015
If one of your New Year's resolutions was to get more involved ... then look no further than your own Community Center. We are home to the Lyndhurst (Travel) office of the Community Partnership on Aging (formerly Tri City Seniors) and the Hillcrest Meals on Wheels program, both of whom use volunteers in a variety of daytime roles. If your days are already full ...
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From The Hillcrest YMCA
Released: 1/31/2015
Hillcrest YMCA Logo The Live Long Lyndhurst 12 Weeks to a Healthier U Challenge began its second session and concluded Monday January 26th at the Hillcrest Family YMCA. Over the past three months, participants of the program have completed weekly fitness challenges and have attended seminars focusing on a variety of health and wellness topics. Prizes and certificates ...
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Eastside Greenway Project
Public Meetings, Survey, and More

Released: 1/31/2015
Eastside Greenway Project Logo Come hear project updates and provide feedback on the Eastside Greenway Plan, which seeks to increase pedestrian and bicycle connectivity in and between the eastern portion of Cleveland and 18 suburbs. The same content will be presented at each meeting, so join us when it best fits your schedule. Join us! January 28, 7-9p: Happy Dog at Euclid Tavern, 11625 Euclid ...
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From The Community Partnership on Aging
Released: 1/31/2015
Lost Cleveland Program Series with Community Partnership on Aging. Class 1 - "King of the Moondoggers": Follow Alan Freed on his journey to Cleveland and beyond as Rock and Roll is being born. Dance at the Moondog Coronation Ball with audio clips from nine early Rock and Roll favorites. Thursday, March 5. 1:00-2:00 PM. South Euclid Community Center ...
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From The Hillcrest Women's Club GFWC
Released: 1/31/2015
Hillcrest Women's Club is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. It is a member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs (National Organization) which was founded in 1890. The purpose of the Club is to promote interest along educational and cultural lines, to participate actively in civic and welfare projects and thus to encourage friendships among women. Hillcrest ...
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Lyndhurst Garden Club
Native Plants and Wildflowers
February 5th 2015

Released: 1/31/2015
Visit The Lyndhurst Garden Club Section of the City of Lyndhurst, Ohio Website Mary Slingluff, Owner at Avalon Gardens Inn and Nursery will share information on native plants. Avalon Gardens organically grows, sells and landscapes with plants native to the Ohio region - over 500 varieties of perennials and shrubs. Native plants provide habitat for a variety of native wildlife species such as songbirds and butterflies. Not only does ...
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South Euclid / Lyndhurst Soccer Club, Inc. (S.E.L.S.C.)
Spring 2015 Soccer Season

Released: 1/31/2015
Fall Soccer Registration: South Euclid / Lyndhurst Soccer Club registration for players 3-13 begins August 1st through August 24th 2014! Visit www.selsc.org to register! Season starts September 6th 2014!
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CPR Class
Lyndhurst Community Center
April 7th 2015

Released: 1/25/2015
A "Community CPR Class," will be held Tuesday, April 7th 2015 at 6:00 PM at the Lyndhurst Community Center, located at 1341 Parkview Drive. The Class is $25 for residents and $35 for non-residents, and includes the book. Reservations must be made by calling Clarice at (440) 442-5777. Space is limited. CPR stands for CardioPulmonary Resuscitation ...
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Live Long Lyndhurst and Cleveland Metroparks Present
Snowshoe Event
February 8, 2015

Released: 01/23/2015
Live Long Lyndhurst and Cleveland Metroparks Present Snowshoe Event February 8, 2015 Embrace winter by raising your heartbeat with an invigorating snowshoe hike! Snowshoes and hot cocoa provided. No special boots required; but waterproof footwear and layering of non-cotton clothing is suggested. Participants will learn how to snowshoe. Instruction will be given on the parts of a snowshoe, how to fit a snowshoe, and snowshoeing techniques ...
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Live Long Lyndhurst Egg Run 5K Run / Walk
April 25th 2015

Released: 01/23/2015
Live Long Lyndhurst Egg Run 5K Run / Walk April 25th 2015 Race begins and ends at Legacy Village. A Special Event for the Whole Family. Featuring Chip Timing. Light refreshments provided by Legacy Village after the Run for participants. Guaranteed shirts for the first 250 participants. Awards provided for Top overall male and female. Top finisher by age group: 15 and under; 16-20; 21-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; and ...
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Euclid Creek Streamside Tree and Shrub Planting Program
Get Free Trees! Enroll by February 20th 2015

Released: 1/21/2015
Visit the Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District Website The Euclid Creek Streamside Tree and Shrub Planting Program is here, so sign up for your trees and shrubs by February 20! If you live or own property on the Euclid Creek or one of its tributaries, we want to give you tree and shrub seedlings to plant in the riparian buffer (streamside setback area). Seedlings will be distributed to program participants in April of 2015. All streamside property owners ...
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City Calendar:

 
 
 February 2, 2015:

Eastside Greenway Project
Public Meeting

Eastside Greenway Project Logo The purpose of the Eastside Greenway is to increase pedestrian and bicycle connectivity in the eastern portion of Cuyahoga County and create a unified network that will serve as an alternative mode of transportation, connecting neighborhoods to employment centers, transit, services and parks and green spaces. The Eastside Greenway planning process is currently underway ...
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 February 3, 2015:

Eastside Greenway Project
Public Meeting

Eastside Greenway Project Logo The purpose of the Eastside Greenway is to increase pedestrian and bicycle connectivity in the eastern portion of Cuyahoga County and create a unified network that will serve as an alternative mode of transportation, connecting neighborhoods to employment centers, transit, services and parks and green spaces. The Eastside Greenway planning process is currently underway ...
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 February 5, 2015:

Lyndhurst Garden Club
Native Plants and Wildflowers

Visit The Lyndhurst Garden Club Section of the City of Lyndhurst, Ohio Website Mary Slingluff, Owner at Avalon Gardens Inn and Nursery will share information on native plants. Avalon Gardens organically grows, sells and landscapes with plants native to the Ohio region - over 500 varieties of perennials and shrubs. Native plants provide habitat for a variety of native wildlife species such as songbirds and butterflies. Not only does ...
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 February 8, 2015:

Live Long Lyndhurst and Cleveland Metroparks Present
Snowshoe Event

Live Long Lyndhurst and Cleveland Metroparks Present Snowshoe Event February 8, 2015 Embrace winter by raising your heartbeat with an invigorating snowshoe hike! Snowshoes and hot cocoa provided. No special boots required; but waterproof footwear and layering of non-cotton clothing is suggested. Participants will learn how to snowshoe. Instruction will be given on the parts of a snowshoe, how to fit a snowshoe, and snowshoeing techniques ...
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 February 16, 2015:

Council Meeting
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
Location: Council Chambers, Lyndhurst City Hall.
 
 
 
 February 17, 2015:

Cleveland Clinic Presents The 411 on Heart Health at Any Age
Cleveland Clinic Presents The 411 on Heart Health at Any Age February 17, 2015 Please join us to hear renowned Cleveland Clinic heart experts Steve Nissen, MD, and Marc Gillinov, MD, discuss your heart health and how to keep your heart healthy at every stage of life. Dr. Nissen is the chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic and co-author of Heart 411. He is a nationally recognized expert on cardiovascular care. Dr. Gillinov is a cardiac surgeon ...
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 February 20, 2015:

Euclid Creek Streamside Tree and Shrub Planting Program
Get Free Trees! Enroll by February 20th 2015

Visit the Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District Website The Euclid Creek Streamside Tree and Shrub Planting Program is here, so sign up for your trees and shrubs by February 20! If you live or own property on the Euclid Creek or one of its tributaries, we want to give you tree and shrub seedlings to plant in the riparian buffer (streamside setback area). Seedlings will be distributed to program participants in April of 2015. All streamside property owners ...
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Mayor:
Joe Cicero: (440) 442-5777
ciceroj@lyndhurst-oh.com
 
City Council:
Ward 1 Council:
David Frey: (216) 381-7884
freyd@lyndhurst-oh.com
 
Ward 2 Council:
Joseph Gambatese: (440) 446-1955
gambatesej@lyndhurst-oh.com
 
Ward 3 Council:
Lane Schlessel: (440) 449-2416
schlessell@lyndhurst-oh.com
 
Ward 4 Council and Vice Mayor:
Patrick Ward: (440) 646-9273
wardp@lyndhurst-oh.com
 
Council-At-Large:
Joseph Marko: (440) 473-9704
markoj@lyndhurst-oh.com
 
Council-At-Large:
Charles A. LoPresti: (440) 461-1144
loprestic@lyndhurst-oh.com
 
Council-At-Large:
Jeff Price: (440) 683-4837
pricej@lyndhurst-oh.com


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
molly.smith@cancer.org
 
Dawn Urban
2013 Hillcrest Relay For Life, Event Chair
(216) 538-1916
durban@elkandelk.com
 
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 http://www.cuyahogaswcd.org.
 
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 www.cuyahogaswd.org.
 
 
 
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Friends of Euclid Creek
friendsofeuclidcreek@gmail.com
 
 
 
 - G -
 
Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio
(800) 852-4474
 
 
 
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Heights - Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce
(216) 397-7322
 
Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District Logo Heritage Home Program
(216) 426-3116
hhp@heritagehomeprogram.org
 
Hillcrest League of Women Voters
Roz Peters (216) 932-2649
 
Hillcrest Meals on Wheels
Judy Conkling, Program Coordinator
(440) 449-3551
mealsonwheels@lyndhurst-oh.com


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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Live Long Lyndhurst
 
Lyndhurst Auxiliary Police
Lt. Norm Alexander (440) 473-5116
 
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
 
Ladies Auxiliary
(216) 406-4644
 
Meetings held the 3rd Monday of each month in the Lyndhurst Community Center at 7:30 PM.

 
 
 
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SELREC
(216) 382-4300
 
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