Cleveland Heights celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day by showcasing student work
The City of Cleveland Heights celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day by showcasing writing and artwork from students in the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District. Elementary school, middle school and high school students read their essays and poems and shared their poster projects about how they live his dream today during the Cleveland Heights Celebration of The Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 18 in the Cleveland Heights Community Center. The Heights High Barbershoppers and Heights Choir also performed. Watch the video above to see highlights from the evening.
Highlights from Monday's Cleveland Heights City Council meeting
Cleveland Heights City Council members voted at Monday night’s regular meeting to again participate in the Heritage Home Loan Program, which provides below-market interest rate loans for repairs and improvements to owners of historic properties. As part of the agreement, the Cleveland Restoration Society: Preservation Resource Center of Northeastern Ohio also takes calls from residents who have questions about home repairs and maintenance. Councilman Dennis Wilcox said Cleveland Heights has worked with the Cleveland Restoration Society for the past decade. “This is one of those programs that helps preserve the historic character of our community,” Wilcox said. He said in 2011, the program handled 96 inquiry calls from Cleveland Heights …