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Shaker Contemporary Living
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Special Offer for Shaker Residents - Home Repair Resource Center
Dateline: 12/3/13 - Shaker Homeowners...this one's for you! The Home Repair Resource Center in Cleveland Heights has a special offer for Shaker residents. All January home repair workshops will be just $5 for Shaker residents instead of the regular $15 fee. Winter is a great time to tackle indoor repair projects. Why not try a class or two? Gather friends and neighbors to take a class together and then throw a home repair party to help each other out!
Reservations are required. Visit the Home Repair Resource Center for details.
Shaker Pops on Small Business
Pop Up Shaker Starts November 30
Dateline: 11/22/13 - Small Business Saturday, November 30, marks the kick-off of Pop Up Shaker, a special shopping event which springs to life along Chagrin Boulevard.
Patrick Sweeney Appointed Fire Chief
Dateline: 11/11/13 - Patrick Sweeney has been promoted to the position of Fire Chief. Sweeney has served Shaker’s Fire Department since 1987 and as Interim Chief since March of this year, following the retirement of former Chief Kevin Jacobs.
HistoricShaker.com Wins Two Awards
Dateline: 11/07/13 - The Shaker Heights Landmark Commission and the Shaker Heights Public Library have received two statewide historic preservation awards for the creation of HistoricShaker.com, a publicly accessible digital record of building history in Shaker Heights. The project includes a website and a smartphone app.
Landmark Commission Announces 2013 Preservation Awards
Dateline: 11/07/13 - The Shaker Heights Landmark Commission recently announced the winners of the 2013 Preservation Awards. In addition to reviewing and approving alterations and additions to local landmark properties, the Landmark Commission operates the Preservation Awards program, established in 1998 to recognize and highlight efforts of property owners who have preserved and improved their homes or properties in a manner that reflects the historic nature of Shaker Heights.
Here it Comes: Pop Up Shaker - local food, local made, close to home
Dateline: 10/24/13 - This year it will be easy to keep your seasonal shopping local in Shaker Heights. Pop Up Shaker springs to life along Chagrin Boulevard beginning November 30.
Sound the Alarm for Fire Safety - Sign Up to Receive Free Smoke Alarms
Dateline: 10/03/13 - The Shaker Heights Fire Department has been awarded a $45,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to install 2,500 new photoelectric smoke alarms in the homes of Shaker residents. The total project cost of $50,000 includes a $5,000 match from the City.
Registration for the giveaway will begin October 5 from 1-3 pm at the Fire Station Open House, 17000 Chagrin Boulevard and will continue until supplies are exhausted. The giveaway and the open house will kick off Fire Prevention Week.
Don't Forget to Vote - General Election Nov. 5
Dateline: 10/02/13 - Voters in all of Cuyahoga County's municipalities will be included in the November 5 General Election. Municipal, Judicial, and School Board candidates are on the ballot as well as County and local issues.
Traffic Detoured for Sewer Project on Van Aken
Dateline: 9/26/13 - Traffic Detour
Shredding Day & Collection for Habitat for Humanity on October 5
Dateline: 9/23/13 - The Public Works Department of the City of Shaker Heights will host two events on Saturday, October 5. Shaker residents may bring up to three bank boxes of paper for shredding to the Public Works Department at 15600 Chagrin Boulevard from 9 am – 1 pm. A driver’s license and proof of residency (such as a current utility bill) are required. Staples, clips and other binding materials do not need to be removed. Residents may stay and watch or leave the items to be shredded. There is no cost for the service.
Deadline Extended to Sunday, September 29: Beyond the Brook: Images of an Urban Watershed Photography Contest
Dateline: 9/20/13 - The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes and Doan Brook Watershed Partnership are extending the entry deadline for their joint photographic exhibition to allow more time for those interested in submitting photos.
Rotary Club of Shaker Heights to Honor Firefighter & Police Officer of the Year
Dateline: 9/12/13 - The Rotary Club of Shaker Heights will honor its Firefighter and Police Officer of the Year Wednesday, September 25. The awards program will be conducted by President Bob Ault who will present the 2012 awards to Detective Walter Siegel (police), Battalion Chief Frank Zugan (fire) and Lieutenant Tim Benner (RET., fire). Honorees will be presented with a plaque for their service, as well as a monetary gift in front of guests and city officials including Mayor Earl M. Leiken and Council Member Earl Williams.
Touch a Truck Event - September 21
Dateline: 9/9/13 - Gear up for Shaker Heights' first annual Touch a Truck event. All kinds of trucks and vehicles. Fire, garbage, front-end loader, scooter, ambulance and more. Touch, Climb and Explore! Giveaways and treat provided. Free admission.
Saturday, September 21
10 am - 2 pm
Thornton Park, Shaker Heights (event in the Farnsleigh lot)
Parking at 3301 Warrensville Center Rd.
Children of all ages. Under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Have You Seen the New Bike Signage in Shaker?
Dateline: 8/28/13 - Over the summer, the City implemented the first phase of road markings and signs for the in-road bike network to supplement the off-road bike trails already in place.
The new bicyle road markings and signs will create safer streets for cyclists, and signal that motorists and cyclists share the road.