Friday, January 6, 2012
The Ohio Department of Transportation will construct two right turn lanes to alleviate traffic congestion.
The Ohio Department of Transportation will be adding two right turn lanes at the Crocker and Bassett roads interchange with Interstate 90 to alleviate traffic congestion in 2013. On Thursday night, city council members gave ODOT approval to build two right turn lanes, one for traffic turning right onto I-90 West from Crocker Road, and the other on the I-90 West exit ramp onto Crocker and Bassett roads. The entire cost of the project, which ODOT estimates to be about $778,000, will be funded by the state. The city will only pay for preliminary studies and engineering, with ODOT footing the cost of construction. The turn lanes are only part of the larger Clemens Road Relocation project, which is also scheduled for 2013. Plans are to build a …
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Find out what's happening in other Patch communities
1. Kent Patch A woman was shot dead in her apartment and the suspect, who lived with the woman, was later found dead. 2. Westlake Patch Residents are questioning Crocker Park’s intentions to nearly double in size, namely due to the addition of a seven-story office for American Greetings’ new location and three garages. 3. Cuyahoga Falls Patch Read about a manufacturer that hopes to go green with the first wind turbines in Summit County. 4. Fairlawn-Bath Patch Dave Wilson asked residents what they think of the ban on bath salts, a new drug that is drawing bans across the country. Editor's Note: We want to give you news that's new to you! But this "Around the Patch" update is shared among Beachwood, Cleveland Heights and North Canton …
Friday, May 20, 2011
Employees told today of new location
UPDATE: Westlake Patch has all the details on Amercian Greetings' move. --- 19 Action News reports that American Greetings employees were told today that the company will move to Crocker Park in Westlake. Four cities in Northeast Ohio that were under consideration for the move, including Beachwood, have anxiously awaited the announcement. Read more here.
Monday, March 7, 2011
Beachwood's Chagrin Highlands still in the running for new headquarters
American Greetings announced this morning that they had further narrowed the pool of potential sites for a corporate headquarters – and Beachwood is still in the running. The announcement that AG would stay in Ohio came at a press conference this morning after Gov. John Kasich approved new tax incentives that target companies like American Greetings. Ohio has committed $15 million in loans and $3.5 million in grants to keep American Greetings here. American Greetings was considering two sites in the Chicago area prior to this morning. Now the company is considering renovating their Brooklyn office or moving to one of four sites in Northeast Ohio cities: Chagrin Highlands in Beachwood, Westlake, Independence and Brecksville. Last year, the …