Thursday, March 28, 2013
A Shaker Heights woman helped her Beachwood friend with multiple sclerosis by purchasing a water wheelchair for therapy.
One Beachwood woman has proof that helping others is still a part of society. The Plain Dealer ran a story Thursday about a Shaker Heights woman, Susie Zimmer, who went above and beyond for her friend Cindy Charms, a Beachwood woman suffering from multiple sclerosis. Zimmer purchased a water wheelchair for Charms to help her with therapy. Because of her disease, Charms was unable to get herself into the pool, the paper reported. Read the more on this touching story.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Cleveland Police expected to release more details soon
Democratic State. Sen. Nina Turner's Cleveland office has been broken into, the Cleveland Police Department confirmed Tuesday morning. Newsnet5.com first reported the break-in at the office located on Lee Road between Miles Avenue and South Miles Road. Police have not released any other information, but plan to do so today. Check back later for more details. Turner is a senator for Ohio's 25th district, which includes Shaker Heights and Beachwood. Her current term expires in December 2014, but she is eligible to run for another four-year term. She was elected in 2008.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
The 38-year-old singer/songwriter will make a stop in his hometown during his summer tour.
Joshua Radin picked up a guitar for the first time about a decade ago. The 38-year-old Shaker Heights native didn't spend his high school years jamming with friends in their parents’ garages, and he never took guitar lessons. He taught himself to play, and used the instrument to soothe his nerves, especially when he was frustrated while writing screenplays in New York City. He wrote six films, two of which were bought but never made it to the big screen. “I had no aspirations to become a professional musician by any means,” Radin said, who also taught art to middle school students in Chicago and majored in painting and drawing at Northwestern University. “I found that I would pick up a guitar and it would calm me.” Little did he know the …
Monday, June 4, 2012
Beachwood, Shaker Heights among communities to study feasibility of regional dispatch center
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The city wants the leader of a group in opposition of the income-tax increase to stop using a parody of Shaker Heights' logo.
Editor's note: Shaker Heights Patch will launch very soon, but we are so excited to be in the new town, we thought, why wait to start making your lives ridiculously easy? We'll be featuring occasional Shaker Heights news on neighboring sites until we launch the new site in early June, when you can add ShakerHeights.Patch.com to your browser's bookmarks! Mark Zetzer will likely change the logo for his Shaker Heights Taxpayers Union, but it won't be easy. The city has threatened legal action if Zetzer, a graphic artist, doesn't do so. All of the free advice lawyers have given the resident indicates a fight for the logo — which replaces two of the four Shaker leaves with dollar signs — isn't worth attorney fees. Still, Zetzer doesn't want his…
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Shaker Heights City Council passed legislation that places the income tax increase in an Aug. 7 special election.
Editor's note: Shaker Heights Patch will launch very soon, but we are so excited to be in the new town, we thought, why wait to start making your lives ridiculously easy? We'll be featuring occasional Shaker Heights news on neighboring sites until we launch the new site in early June, when you can add ShakerHeights.Patch.com to your browser's bookmarks! Whether to raise Shaker Heights’ city income tax now lies in the hands of voters. A unanimous City Council, saying an increase is critical to the city’s financial health, agreed Monday to call a special election on the measure. If voters approve Aug. 7, the tax rate would rise to 2.25 percent from 1.75 percent, bringing in an additional $6 million a year. Without an increase, council …