Saturday, August 18, 2012
The "Shake It Up Dance Party" will feature games, prizes and more.
Radio Disney invites families to its Shake It Up Dance Party at Severance Town Center from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. this Sunday, Aug. 19. The event will feature music, dancing, games and prizes provided by the radio station's "Road Crew." Radio Disney will also collect school supplies (pre-packaged pens, pencils, markers, crayons, etc.) for the Cleveland Boys and Girls Club as part of the organization's Project Family Back-to-School Donation Drive. For more information, visit the AM 1260 Radio Disney website.
Friday, August 17, 2012
Cleveland Heights Police said the 37-year-old Shaker Heights resident left her two children, who are 3 and 4 years old, in the car alone in the Home Depot Parking lot.
Cleveland Heights Police charged a 37-year-old Shaker Heights woman with child endangering after an officer found her two children alone in the car in the Home Depot parking lot in Severance Town Center. A police officer reported the incident at 6:42 p.m. Aug. 9 after hearing the children, who are 3 and 4 years old, screaming for their mom, according to police reports. The windows were open slightly. The children said she had been gone for a few minutes. The officer tracked down the woman, who also said she had left them for just a few minutes. She said she asked her kids to stay in the car and watch a movie. The report did not indicate whether the car was on. The kids were turned over to the woman's sister at the scene, and the mother was…
Friday, July 6, 2012
The Cleveland Heights medical center is helping residents beat the heat.
Kaiser Permanente is offering Cleveland Heights residents a place to chill out as highs continue to soar in the 90s today, July 6. The medical center at 10 Severance Circle in Severance Town Center will offer people free water and a place to cool down until 8 p.m. Friday. “We care about the communities we serve. Many residents don’t have air conditioning in their homes. This heat wave can have serious health consequences and people need to stay hydrated and cool,” said Ron Adams, M.D., Kaiser Permanente physician, in a press release. Here's some more information about the difference between heat exhaustion and heatstroke from Adams: People need to know the difference between heatstroke and heat exhaustion. Heatstroke is a life-threatening …
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Cleveland Heights Mayor Ed Kelley said mall owners are working to get another health club in the space.
The Bally Total Fitness in Severance Town Center closed May 31. But Cleveland Heights Mayor Ed Kelley says the space may not be vacant for long. Though he doesn’t have specifics, he said he knows at least two fitness clubs are interested in the site, and he expects to know more within the next three to five weeks. “I’m optimistic we’ll have somebody in there,” Kelley said. “I talked to the owners of the mall twice about this. They’re very optimistic … it used to be a health club so it should stay a health club. I think that space cries out for a health club." The owners of Severance, Pine Tree Commercial Realty, LLC, said they could not answer questions about the space, as “in deference to the privacy of our tenants, we do not discuss …
What would you like to see in the space at Severance Town Center?
The old Borders in Severance Town Center is still vacant. According to an article published in The Plain Dealer Sept. 7, 2010, the store opened in February 2000 and shuttered Oct. 2, 2010. Cleveland Heights Mayor Ed Kelley said the company that owns Severance, Pine Tree Commercial Realty, LLC, is optimistic that something will fill the space soon, but for now we want your ideas. If you could pick a store or restaurant, what would it be? Do you have other suggestions for the property? Tell us your choice in the comments below. If we receive a lot, we'll collect them all and republish them with a poll. PREVIOUS VISIONS FOR VACANCIES: Visions for Vacancies: What Should Replace Walmart? Visions for Vacancies: Mirage Studio Visions for …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The new Walmart Supercenter in Oakwood Commons will replace the store in Severance Town Center. What would you like to see in the space?
First Interstate Properties, the company developing the former Oakwood Country Club, announced Thursday that Walmart has signed on with the Oakwood Commons project. A Walmart Supercenter is projected to open there in the summer of 2013. But as one store opens, another will close just about a mile down the road. Walmart confirmed that the store in Severance Town Center, operated by Pine Tree Commercial Realty, will eventually close. We want to know — what would you like to see in the space? Tell us in the comments section below.
Saturday, November 26, 2011
90 photos that define Cleveland Heights
Cleveland Heights officially became a city in 1921. Cleveland Heights Patch is observing that 90th anniversary by compiling 90 photos to create an album of the city's past and present. We'll run the feature for 90 days, one photo at a time. Today's photo features the Higbee Co. store at Severance Town Center. The picture was taken in 1963, the year the mall opened. The company began with the establishment of Hower and Higbee, a dry goods store that opened in 1860 near W. 3rd St. and Superior Avenue. The store prospered during the next 50 years. After the death of the John Hower and Edwin C. Higbee, the original owners, the store was headed by William T. Higbee. He reorganized the company and sold it to a group of investors. Eventually the …
Friday, November 25, 2011
90 photos that define Cleveland Heights
Cleveland Heights officially became a city in 1921. Cleveland Heights Patch is observing that 90th anniversary by compiling 90 photos to create an album of the city's past and present. We'll run the feature for 90 days, one photo at a time. Today's photo features bargain hunters at the Walmart in Severance Town Center. Walmart was one of several national chains that offered bargains to shoppers on Thanksgiving instead of waiting until "Black Friday." The deals started at 10 p.m. Thursday. Shoppers were lined up inside the store waiting for electronics bargains that would offered around midnight.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Here's what else happened at Monday's regular Cleveland Heights City Council meeting
Cleveland Heights City Council voted 6-1 to implement the 6 p.m. curfew for minors in the Severance area, and hired Vision Internet, which is redesigning the city's website, to host ClevelandHeights.com next year at Monday's regular meeting. Here’s what else happened:
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Cleveland Heights City Councilwoman Bonnie Caplan voted no and said the city needs to come up with alternative solutions
Cleveland Heights City Council voted 6-1 to expand the 6 p.m. curfew law for minors to Severance Town Center at Monday’s regular meeting. City officials and some business owners say the ordinances enacted to regulate youth in the Cedar Lee and Coventry business districts in June are working, and they’ve seen flash mobs and other disturbances at Severance in the past few months. “We know that this legislation is not some kind of silver bullet to make these problems go away,” said Councilman Kenneth Montlack as he reviewed the new ordinance. He said it’s just one of many approaches the city and police department are taking to curb seemingly minor youth crimes like walking in the street. For example, from about Oct. 4 to Oct. 17, the police …