Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Cleveland Heights-University Heights Libraries FRIENDS thanks Nighttown, Patch for donating proceeds of debate watch parties to libraries.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Editor's Note: This letter was sent to Michelle Simakis, former editor of Cleveland Heights Patch, last week following Nighttown's donation of $1,650 raised during Patch and Nighttown's debate watch parties this fall. To: Michelle Simakis, Cleveland Heights Patch Bruce Hennes Brendan Ring, Nighttown Dear Michelle and Bruce, Adaora Schmiedl has told me that you had the idea of raising funds for the FRIENDS in the two recent Presidential Debate parties at Nighttown. Our sincere thanks to you both and to Brendan Ring for hosting the events. Nancy Levin, library director, was able to attend both parties and said they were lots of fun and great PR for the FRIENDS as well. We are delighted to accept the $1,650 and promise to use it for …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
The statue will be installed in the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library's main branch on Lee Road, "Harvey's first love and second home."
Harvey Pekar's widow Joyce Brabner called the Lee Road Library Pekar's "first love and second home." So it's fitting that a statue in his honor will be installed at the main branch of the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library next month. A dedication ceremony for the statue is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 at the Lee Road Library. The acclaimed American Splendor comic book creator and Cleveland Heights resident died in 2010. After he passed, Brabner launched a Kickstarter campaign and raised more than $38,000 for the statue, created by sculptor Justin Coulter. The library will also install a plaque proclaiming it a "Literary Landmark," designated by the Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundation, according to a …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Labor Day is the final day of the Cumberland Pool season, but most other city buildings and offices are closed.
Summer is winding down. Students went back to school Aug. 30, and we are now approaching Labor Day Weekend. Most government and school buildings are closed, but there's one place Cleveland Heights residents can go to celebrate summer's end — Cumberland Pool. Cumberland Pool is open 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, and Labor Day is the final day of the season. Here's a list of what's closed Labor Day: Business owners are updating their websites and Facebook pages as well with Labor Day hours. Know of places that have posted information? Help us out! Tell us in the comments.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Robert Fischer's term began in May.
The Cleveland Heights-University Heights School Board appointed Cleveland Heights resident Robert Fischer to the Heights Libraries board at its May 1 meeting. Fischer replaces Cardala Carter, who resigned in May to take a job as Nestle's digital marketing project manager in New York. She served three-and-a-half years of a seven year term. Fischer’s term will end in 2015. Fischer, who has lived in Cleveland Heights for 10 years, is a research associate professor at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University and co-director of the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development at the school. “I want to ensure that the library maintains its reputation for high quality service and extensive holdings,” …