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New Mural Celebrates 100 Years of Fire Service to Shaker Heights

Public art commission also marks 10-year anniversary of new Fire House

Dateline: September 14, 2017 - In celebration of the Centennial of the Shaker Heights Fire Department (SHFD) and the 10-year anniversary of the construction of the new Fire House, the City of Shaker Heights hired artist Augusto Bordelois to create a large-scale mural on a brick wall of the building located at 16700 Chagrin Boulevard, which borders a pocket park.

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City Council Considers Joining Cuyahoga County Board of Health

Dateline: August 24, 2017 - At its October 10 work session, Shaker Heights City Council will begin to consider a recommendation to contract with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) for state mandated health services to residents effective January 1, 2018. Public comment will be accepted at this meeting.

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First Democracy Day in Shaker Heights Scheduled for September 11

Dateline: August 21, 2017 - Monday, September 11 has been designated by the City of Shaker Heights as its first Democracy Day, as a result of the initiative petition approved by voters in November 2016. A public hearing will be held at 7:00 p.m. that day regarding the initiative’s support of a movement to amend the US Constitution to establish that corporations are not people and money is not free speech. Those in attendance will be granted up to five minutes to speak.

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Onaway Rd. RTA Crossing Closed September 14-29

Dateline: August 28, 2017 - Reconstruction of the Onaway Rd. crossing on the Blue Line begins Thursday, September 14 and ends Friday, September 29 (weather permitting). The work is part of  RTA’s continuing improvements to Rapid rail crossings in Shaker Heights.

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Warrensville/Chagrin Below Ground Electrical Work Begins Wednesday, July 19

Expect Traffic Delays

Dateline: July 13, 2017- First Energy begins below ground electrical work on Warrensville near the intersection of Chagrin on Wednesday, July 19. The work will take place from 8 am - 4 pm and will take approximately four weeks (weather permitting).

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Now Hiring: Firefighter/Paramedic (Entry Level)

Applications Available

Dateline: August 25, 2017- The Shaker Heights Fire Department is recruiting for several immediate vacancies. Starting salary: $51,354-$62,424, depending on qualifications. Applications are now available and must be returned between 8:30 am and noon only on the following dates:

Tuesday-Friday, September 19-22, or Monday, September 25, no later than noon.

City Introduces High Tech Park Seating on World Wi-Fi Day*

Soofa seating installed in Hildana Park - first of its kind in all of Ohio

Dateline: June 20, 2017 - Soofa is a bench -- a solar-powered, sleekly designed, first-of-its-kind-in-Ohio, phone-charging bench. It’s a place to sit down, plug in, and get connected. And two of them were recently installed in Hildana Park on Chagrin Boulevard, west of Lee Road in the Moreland neighborhood.

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S&P Ratings Affirm City's Creditworthiness

General Obligation Bond and Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority Bond Highly Rated

Dateline: June 12, 2017 - S&P Global Ratings, a credit rating and research agency, affirmed the City’s financial strength and stability with its recent rating of two bond issues.

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Kenmore Rd. RTA Crossing Closed June 14-July 3

Dateline: June 7, 2017 - Reconstruction of the Kenmore Rd. crossing on the Blue Line begins Wednesday, June 14 and ends Monday, July 3 (weather permitting). The work is part of  RTA’s continuing improvements to Rapid rail crossings in Shaker Heights.

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Residents Invited to Complete New Deer Survey

Dateline: June 5, 2017 - In winter 2016/2017, the City began a deer reduction program by Shaker Heights Police Department trained marksmen in response to safety, health, and economic concerns about an overabundance of deer in the city. A new survey of residents will help the City determine the level of control needed to address the number of deer in our city.

Landmark Commission Announces Photo Contest Winners

Fifth Annual Contest Celebrates Preservation Month

Dateline: May 3, 2017 - The Shaker Heights Landmark Commission announces winners of the fifth annual Preservation Month photo contest after reviewing 75 entries from 30 photographers. Created in 2013, the contest honors National Preservation Month, which is celebrated each May by preservation organizations across the country.

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Courtland Blvd. RTA Crossing Closed May 3-22

Dateline: April 25, 2017 - Reconstruction of the Courtland Blvd. crossing on the Green Line begins Wednesday, May 3 and ends Monday, May 22 (weather permitting). The work is part of  RTA’s continuing improvements to Rapid rail crossings in Shaker Heights.

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A Different Take on Make Happens at Shaker Makers Event

Makers convene to delight the public on April 22

Dateline: March 13, 2017 - The City of Shaker Heights hosts its first Shaker Makers event, a show-and-tell for innovators, hobbyists and creators of all ages. Makers will share their ingenuity, creativity and talents with the public at The Dealership, 3558 Lee Road from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, April 22.

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Shaker Boulevard Repaving Project Begins April 10

Public meeting scheduled April 4

Dateline: March 27, 2017 - Shaker Heights will begin a major road repaving project on Shaker Boulevard on Monday, April 10. The contractor anticipates that the project will last until early November, weather permitting. There will be four phases to the project:

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