Lyndhurst Neighborhood Newsletter for Thursday, October 3, 2013 - Volume 264

From The Police Department: National Prescription Drug Takeback Day: Saturday, October 26th 2013
Released: 10/3/2013
The City of Lyndhurst will be participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug Takeback Day. A (drive-through) collection site will be operated on Saturday, October 26th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM by the Lyndhurst Police Department at the Lyndhurst City Hall Main Parking Lot, 5301 Mayfield Road for drop off of unwanted pills. No needles, lances or liquids will be accepted.
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From The Police Department
Released: 10/3/2013
Report Suspicious Activity. It is essential for residents and community members to work in partnership with the police to reduce the risk of crime and help them apprehend violators. Report anything in your neighborhood that is out of the ordinary, arouses your suspicions, or makes you feel uncomfortable. The more information you supply and the more promptly you notify the police, the more likely it is that we will make an arrest quickly if a crime ...
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From the Fire Department: City of Lyndhurst Implements Everbridge Community Mass Notification System
Released: 10/3/2013
After exploring several vendors, the City of Lyndhurst has chosen Everbridge as their new community mass notification system. Everbridge will allow the City of Lyndhurst to promptly notify their residents of emergency situations via phone, text message, or email in a matter of minutes. The system will also be used for non-emergency notifications such as parking snow bans or power outage information. Additionally, residents will be able ...
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From The Lyndhurst Municipal Court
Released: 10/3/2013
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 strive to reach out to our communities through a Program we call "Make the Right Choice." Make the Right ...
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From The Building Department: Home Winterization: What Should Be Done to Protect Your Home?
Released: 10/3/2013
Now is the time, you should he 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 to prevent ...
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From the Service Department
Released: 10/3/2013
Dear Neighbor: 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 you ...
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From The Community Center
Released: 10/3/2013
Our Community Center, conveniently located in Lyndhurst Park, across from the pool and behind the Municipal Center, is the ideal setting for your next family gathering. Unlike many locations, we have a total of six rooms, each different in appearance, features, seating capacities and pricing. Our Center features a banquet room with exclusive use of the gated patio, five smaller rooms, a commercial kitchen, and a kitchenette ...
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From The Lyndhurst Garden Club: An Arrangement with Alfred: A Floral Visit with the Works and Talent of Alfred Hitchcock: Saturday, October 12, 2013
Released: 10/3/2013
The Lyndhurst Garden Club will present a floral visit with the works and talent of Alfred Hitchcock Saturday, October 12, 2013, from 1- 4 pm at the Waterford in Richmond Heights. This standard flower show, entitled An Arrangement with Alfred, will feature floral arrangements based on popular Hitchcock films such as Notorious, Suspicion, Vertigo and Psycho. Youth exhibits entered by Bethany Covenant Preschool and the Lyndhurst ...
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From The Hillcrest Women's Club GFWC
Released: 10/3/2013
The Hillcrest Women's Club/GFWC is a volunteer service organization that has been in existence since 1954. We invite all in the community to attend our meetings and find out more about the organization. We meet monthly on the last Monday of the month at the Lyndhurst Community Center, 1341 Parkview, Lyndhurst, Ohio. Our gathering begins at 7:00 PM with socializing and the program begins at 7:30 PM. The programs this year ...
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From The Community Partnership on Aging
Released: 10/3/2013
If you are in need of some minor home modifications like the installation of hand railings or grab bars, please consider applying for the Safe at Home Program. You may also benefit from an environmental assessment, a part of this program that identifies potentially hazardous areas that may put the homeowner at increased risk for falls. Please call our office for more information. This year, Medicare open enrollment (October 15 ...
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Get Your Tastebuds Ready for the 5-City 5-Alarm Chili Cook Off: Saturday, November 2nd 2013
Released: 10/3/2013
To benefit the Community Partnership on Aging Safe at Home Program. Saturday, November 2nd from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM at the Highland Heights Community Center, 5827 Highland Road in Highland Heights, Ohio. Tickets are $10 per person and include chili samples, cornbread, salad and beverages. Tickets available in October. Sample chili from each of the fire departments from South Euclid, Lyndhurst, Highland Heights ...
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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
City News Archive
City Newsletter Archive
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
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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
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