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Lyndhurst Neighborhood Newsletter for Monday, February 3, 2014 - Volume 272

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10 Weeks To A Healthier U
February 8th 2014 through April 12th 2014

Released: 2/3/2014
WHEN: Each Saturday, from February 8th through April 12th from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM. WHERE: Hillcrest YMCA at 5000 Mayfield Road, Lyndhurst, Ohio 44124. COST: This is a free program for Live Long Lyndhurst members (members must live or work in Lyndhurst, Ohio). For details about the cost for YMCA members, or to find out how you can join this free city-wide health & wellness initiative, please contact the front desk of the Hillcrest ...
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From The Police Department
Released: 2/3/2014
The Lyndhurst Police Department welcomes our newest member, K9-Aries, a German Shepherd imported from Slovakia. His handler is Ptl. Kevin Crown. The purchase of Aries and his training and certification were funded by the Lyndhurst Police Department's federal law enforcement trust fund which consists largely of monies forfeited to the city in drug cases worked with federal law enforcement agencies. Aries' skills include ...
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From the Fire Department: Safety Tips
Released: 2/3/2014
As winter continues in Northeast Ohio, The Lyndhurst Fire Department and the United States Fire Administration would like to provide the following fire safety tips to help ensure your safety. Install smoke detectors on every level of your home and outside the bedrooms. Test your smoke detectors monthly. If they are battery operated, replace the batteries at least once a year or when they "chirp". This chirping sound means the ...
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From the Service Department:
Underground and Behind the Scenes Improving Euclid Creek Water Quality

Released: 2/3/2014
While mostly out of sight, out of mind and taken for granted, well-maintained sanitary and storm sewer systems are critical for the health of Euclid Creek and Lake Erie. Not many know that The City of Lyndhurst is responsible for maintaining 112 miles of sanitary and storm sewers that run underground throughout the City. A majority of these sewer lines were installed in the late 1920s and 1930s, some under Roosevelt's WPA program ...
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From The Community Center
Released: 2/3/2014
The Community Center is available for rental by residents for their personal functions and by our local business community for their meeting and training needs. Our beautiful facility features multiple rooms, each with its own unique look, features, seating capacities and pricing. So, if you will be celebrating a special event in 2014 - a first birthday, a graduation, wedding, new baby, etc., please keep us in mind. We would be happy to set up at time ...
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American Red Cross Bloodmobile
Thursday, February 6th 2014

Released: 2/3/2014
WHEN: Thursday, February 6th from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM. WHERE: Lyndhurst Community Center. Giving blood costs you nothing but a little time; but to someone who needs that blood; your gift is priceless. Wouldn't you like to be someone's Hero? Donors must be at least 17 years of age*, in general good health, and weigh at least 110 pounds. Donors should bring their Red Cross Donor Card and driver's license, or two forms of ...
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From The Community Partnership on Aging
Released: 2/3/2014
Attention Baby Boomers! Community Partnership on Aging is looking for men and women who are interested in participating in a focus group to offer feedback about future services and programs they consider important to support aging in one's community. The focus group will be approximately 1-2 hours in length, and will be held in March. For more information, call 216-291-3902 Try An Exercise Class with Community Partnership ...
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From The Hillcrest Women's Club GFWC
Released: 2/3/2014
The Hillcrest Women's Club/GFWC invites guests and prospective members to join us at Lyndhurst Community Center on Monday, January 27, 2014. The meeting begins at 7pm with a social time followed by a business meeting. The Program for the evening is assembling tote bags for Operation Smile and stuffing comfort pillows for post-surgery patients. The program at the February 24, 2014 meeting will be a presentation on ...
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South Euclid / Lyndhurst Soccer Club, Inc. (S.E.L.S.C.)
Released: 2/3/2014
South Euclid Lyndhurst Soccer Club Inc. (S.E.L.S.C.) operates two different soccer programs. Our Recreational Soccer program is geared toward players who are learning the game and can commit 1-2 days/week to soccer. Our SELECT travel program focuses on players who have had more experience with soccer and can commit 3-4 days/week. Recreational Soccer will be here before we know it! Recreational Soccer Leagues ...
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Lyndhurst Dads' Club 2014 Registration For Baseball, Softball, and Fast-Pitch
Rereleased: 2/3/2014
We offer baseball, softball, and fast-pitch leagues for boys and girls age 5 to 18. For the 2014 season, the Dadsí Club will offer the following Leagues: T-ball: Boys & Girls, ages 5 & 6. Each player is provided a team shirt & ball cap. This is a non-competitive league. Purpose is to begin teaching the kids the basics of the game. Practice begins in May, with the season starting mid-May and ending the first week of July. Practices & games ...
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Euclid Creek Watershed Rain Barrel Workshop:
Saturday, March 22nd 2014

Rereleased: 2/3/2014
Learn how to harvest rainwater for all of your garden needs and to combat storm water pollution in your community by constructing a rain barrel! Cleveland Metroparks, Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District, City of Lyndhurst and Friends of Euclid Creek will host a Rain Barrel Workshop Saturday, March 22nd from 10:00-11:30am at the Cleveland Metroparks Acacia Reservation (26899 Cedar Road, 44124) as part of ...
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City Departments:

Building Department
Community Center
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Finance Department

Fire Department
Mayor's Office
Police Department
Service Department

City Resources:

Affiliated Websites Directory
City Calendar
City Council
Codified Ordinances
Contact Us

Meals on Wheels
City News Archive
City Newsletter Archive
Recycling Program
Swimming Pool

City Directory:

Joe Cicero: (440) 442-5777
City Council:
Ward 1 Council:
David Frey: (216) 381-7884
Ward 2 Council:
Joseph Gambatese: (440) 446-1955
Ward 3 Council:
Lane Schlessel: (440) 449-2416
Ward 4 Council and Vice Mayor:
Patrick Ward: (440) 646-9273
Keith C. Packard: (216) 291-8922
Joseph Marko: (440) 473-9704
Charles A. LoPresti: (440) 461-1144

Administration: (440) 442-5777
Brainard Splash Park: (440) 442-5844
Building Department: (440) 473-5108
Community Center: (440) 449-5011
Finance Department: (440) 442-5777
Fire Department:
(Non-Emergency): (440) 473-5139
Lyndhurst Pool: (440) 442-8469
Municipal Court: (440) 461-6500
Office On Aging: (440) 473-5138
Police Department:
(Non-Emergency): (440) 473-5116
SELREC: (216) 382-4300
Service Department: (440) 473-5100
All Life-Threatening Emergencies: 9 -1 - 1

Local Organizations Directory:

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AARP Logo AARP Chapter #371
(216) 464-0888

Relay for Life Logo American Cancer Society's
Hillcrest Area Relay For Life

Molly Smith
American Cancer Society, Ohio Division 10501 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, OH 44106
(888) 227-6446 Ext 1206
Dawn Urban
2013 Hillcrest Relay For Life, Event Chair
(216) 538-1916
American Legion Post #104
Ed Synk, 1st Vice Commander
(440) 461-5733
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Relay for Life Logo Boy Scouts of America
Troy Johnson (216) 861-6060
Brush High Athletic Boosters
(216) 691-9302
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Cleveland Restoration Society Logo Cleveland Restoration Society
Mary Ogle
(216) 426-3106
Community Partnership on Aging Logo Community Partnership on Aging
Stacey O'Brien, Director
(216) 291-3902
Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District Logo Cuyahoga County Soil and Water Conservation District
Each year hundreds of residents contact the Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District regarding a host of environmental issues. For more information, please visit the Cuyahoga County Soil and Water Conservation District website at
Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District Logo Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District
The Solid Waste District provides valuable recycling and waste disposal information to Cuyahoga County residents, while working closely with the 59 city service departments in the county.
For more information about recycling, please visit the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District's website at
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Friends of Euclid Creek
 - G -
Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio
(800) 852-4474
 - H -
Heights - Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce
(216) 397-7322
Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District Logo Heritage Home Program
(216) 426-3116
Hillcrest League of Women Voters
Roz Peters (216) 932-2649
Hillcrest Meals on Wheels
Judy Conkling, Program Coordinator
(440) 449-3551

Hillcrest Rotary Club
(440) 386-8208
Hillcrest Womenís Club/GFWC
Penny Speyer (440) 449-5958
Norma Adams (440) 461-4850
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Lyndhurst Auxiliary Police
Lt. Norm Alexander (440) 473-5116
Lyndhurst CERT
Chris Rudy, Director
(216) 210-8406
Lyndhurst Dadsí Club
Larry Ault (216) 570-1977
Lyndhurst Democratic Club
Hazel Hafner (216) 382-5697
Lyndhurst Garden Club
Lillian Joliat (440) 442-5447
Lyndhurst Masonic Temple
(440) 442-9714
Lyndhurst Office on Aging
(440) 473-5138
Lyndhurst Republican Club
(440) 442-1371
Lyndhurst Swim Team (Sea Monkeys)
(440) 442-8469
Lyndhurst VFW
Al Santos Post 7536
Clay Uzell, Commander
(216) 789-4363
Bill Bagi, Senior Vice Commander
(216) 381-1248
Meetings held the 3rd Monday of each month in the Lyndhurst Community Center at 7:30 PM.

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(216) 382-4300
SELREC Seniors Club
Jim Yasinow, President
(440) 460-0679
SNAPS: Special Needs Advocacy and Parent Support of South Euclid / Lyndhurst
Barb Heisler (440) 442-3856
Laurie Kowalski (440) 473-9716
South Euclid-Lyndhurst Historical Society
Esther Eich, Curator (440) 449-1997
South Euclid-Lyndhurst Kiwanis
Dan Corrigan (216) 691-1405
South Euclid-Lyndhurst PTA
(216) 691-2000
South Euclid-Lyndhurst Safety Town
(216) 691-2246
South Euclid-Lyndhurst Soccer Club Logo South Euclid-Lyndhurst Soccer Club
(440) 479-4488

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Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services

Community Center Locations:

Lyndhurst Community Center: 1341 Parkview Drive
South Euclid Community Center: 1370 Victory Drive
Highland Heights Community Center: 5827 Highland Road