Thursday, May 16, 2013
Every week, Cleveland Heights Patch will feature a different local directory listing. We encourage readers to submit reviews or comments about the business or organization. If you are the owner or manager, we invite you to claim the listing as your own.
Many of you may not know this, but there are descriptions and photos of nearly 500 businesses and organizations on Cleveland Heights Patch. Under the Directory heading at the top of our home page, you will find everything you need to know about restaurants, stores, civic organizations, churches and numerous other locations around Cleveland Heights. Cleveland Heights Patch will feature a different listing every week. We encourage readers to submit reviews or comments; if you are the owner or manager of the business or group, we invite you to claim the listing as your own. In the Spotlight today: Babycakes
Monday, May 13, 2013
Blaine Murphy illegally “flipped” 235 houses in Cuyahoga County, including homes in Cleveland Heights and Shaker Heights, by filing forged deeds
A Florida man who illegally "flipped" 235 houses in Cuyahoga County -- including homes in Cleveland Heights and Shaker Heights -- will discover his fate this week. Blaine Murphy, 44, will be sentenced 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. Murphy pleaded guilty to 11 criminal counts of fraud and tampering in April. As part of his plea agreement he agreed to pay $1 million in restitution. Murphy was the key participant in a nationwide scam from 2005 through 2010 that included the purchase and sale of real estate in many states with the most activity occurring in Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Missouri and Texas, according to the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office. READ MORE HERE
Special celebration is June 5 at 7 p.m.
Cleveland Heights will kick the summer off by celebrating Cain Park’s 75th anniversary. On Wednesday, June 5 at 7 p.m. learn about Cain Park’s 75-year history through historic images, playbills and other items archived by the city. This presentation will go through the physical changes made to the park as well as its transformation from a summer stock theatre to the Cain Park of today. Registration begins May 22 at www.heightslibrary.org or 216.932.3600 For more about Cain Park, click here.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Share your best tips and tricks for living the green life here in Cleveland Heights.
We're looking for all the great ways Cleveland Heights natives are working to preserve and protect the Earth. From composting to creative recycling, we want to hear what you do to minimize your carbon footprint, reduce waste, and just live a greener lifestyle. Please tell us in the comments below or upload a picture!
Event will be on May 18.
If you have documents that you are nervous to just throw away, Cleveland Heights is hosting a community shred day. The event will be on Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to noon at the city hall parking lot. Bring your old financial statements, receipts, invoices, old tax records or other personal, unwanted documents to be shredded on site. Limit of 10 boxes per person. For questions, call Community Relations at 216-291-2323 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Want to make a real difference in the world? Consider one of these seven "green" careers that help protect -- and improve -- our planet. Provided by Jobs at AOL.
The following story was provided by AOLJobs.com By Debra Auerbach for CareerBuilder Have you ever had an itch to quit your job and instead do work that makes a real difference in the world? In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we've compiled a list of seven jobs that help people live a better life – from the buildings they work and live in, to the energy that fuels their homes, to the air they breathe. 1. Conservation scientist: Conservation scientists are hired to help preserve and protect natural habitats. They usually work with landowners and federal, state and local governments to find the best ways to use and improve the land while conserving the environment.* If you’re looking for a green job in Cleveland Heights, check out our …
A Benedictine student won $2,500 in scholarships.
A Benedictine High School student has been announced as National Merit Scholarship winners. James C. Ryan III, of Cleveland Heights, was one of 2,500 winners chosen from a pool of 15,000 across the nation. Ryan plans to study mechanical engineering in college. National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners are the finalists in each state judged to have the strongest combination of accomplishments, skills, and potential for success in rigorous college studies. Ryan's scholarship was underwritten by CONSOL Energy, Inc. based out of Pittsburgh, PA. The number of winners named in each state is proportional to the state’s percentage of the nation’s graduating high school seniors.
Cleveland Heights Planning Commission is considering changes to zoning that would allow sponsors to advertise on scoreboards.
Sponsors may soon be able to put their mark on Cleveland Heights athletic fields. Planning commission will further review two ordinances Wednesday evening to change zoning that would permit sponsorhip scoreboard signs and to all them at events held at athletic fields, according to the city's website. It was originally introduced to planning commission on April 15 for review and comment and will be discussed further at Wednesday's meeting at 7 p.m. in council chambers. City council will hold a public hearing on the proposed revisions on Tuesday, May 28 at 7 p.m. in council chambers. Is allowing sponsor signs in an athletic stadium a good idea? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Take a look at this video of "Son of a Turbine" operated by a Cleveland Heights student.
The camera was rolling on a bout between "Son of a Turbine" (Cleveland Heights) and "Ramses" (Beaumont) at the 3rd Annual AWT RoboBots Competition for Northeast Ohio Lakeland Community College. Cleveland Heights High School lost in the quarterfinals to the eventual winners of the 2013 RoboBots Competition, The "Beaumontsters," but students from both schools left the event with prestigious awards.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Sharon Moore was released from jail on $25,000 bond, reports our partners at WEWS News Channel 5.
One of the three women accused in a deadly shooting the Cleveland Heights IHOP has pleaded not guilty, according to our partners at WEWS News Channel 5. Sharon Moore faces charges of involuntary manslaughter, inciting to violence, vandalism and robbery in the shooting. Moore after was released from jail on $25,000 bond. Rachella Womack, 20, and Natosha Williams, 22, were also charged in the incident. Womack pleaded not guilty and had a $100,000 cash surety bond set. Nadia Williams, 25, was shot and later died after a scuffle just before 3 a.m. on March 30 at the Mayfield Road location. Read more: http://www.newsnet5.com/dpp/news/local_news/oh_cuyahoga/one-of-three-women-charged-in-ihop-shooting-sharon-moore-released-from-jail-on-25000-bond…