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Richmond Heights police undergo active threat training

Richmond Heights police recently underwent active threat training at Richmond Heights Elementary School to prepare for any life-threatening scenarios at local schools. The police department last we… → Read More

Utility Assistance Resource Fair coming to Richmond Heights

Richmond Heights has partnered with the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District to put on a Utility Assistance Resource Fair to provide eligible citizens financial aid for electric, gas and sewer bi… → Read More

Euclid seeking funding to aid in parks plans

The City of Euclid has plans to continue to restore city parks and enhance their playgrounds. Patrick Grogan-Myers, director of planning and development, said that the vision of the city’s ma… → Read More

Euclid Public Library Director Kacie Armstrong named 2022 Librarian of the Year by Ohio Library Council

Euclid Public Library Director Kacie V. Armstrong has been named the 2022 Librarian of the Year by the Ohio Library Council. The award honors librarians who have impacted their library as well as t… → Read More

Vintage Ohio wine festival returns to Lake Metroparks Farmpark

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Richmond Heights K9 Bolt serves multiple roles

The Richmond Heights Police Department employs its K9 Bolt to promote unity with their community as well as deter violence. Bolt is a German shepherd. He is trained and cared for by Patrolman Jonat… → Read More

Northeast Ohio libraries offer a variety of digital services

Libraries have become more digital since the pandemic. With many more moving further in the direction of technology many libraries offer digital services as well as modern technology for check out.… → Read More

Richmond Heights Police hosting Coffee with a Cop

The Richmond Heights Police Department is offering a free breakfast at its Coffee with a Cop event Aug. 5. The event will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. at Highland Food Mart, 25989 Highland Road. Fr… → Read More

Lake County libraries offer a variety of innovative services

Throughout Northeast Ohio, libraries have shifted the way they offer information, turning toward more innovative items to rent and partake in at their facilities. The shift toward these innovative … → Read More

Northeast Ohio libraries use storytime, book clubs, events to connect with community

Northeast Ohio libraries underwent a massive upheaval in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic but have been able to thrive by adapting storytimes and other events. Euclid Public Library offers a va… → Read More

Jungle Terry swings into Lake County Fair

Jungle Terry and his Traveling Zoo swung into the Lake County Fair bringing with them a fun, educational experience for animal lovers young and old. The Lake County Fair has featured Jungle Terry’s… → Read More

Mayfield Heights discusses $34M aquatic community center

Mayfield Heights City Council is discussing the allocation of funds for the approved final site plan for the city’s new community center, with costs projected to be upwards of $34 million. Th… → Read More

Facilities with focus on seniors face extra challenges in wake of pandemic

When the novel coronavirus arrived in March of 2020 it caused widespread changes in how people, facilities and hospitals conduct themselves; however, few places needed to alter their day-to-day qui… → Read More

Richmond Heights police use foot patrols to strengthen community ties

Richmond Heights Police on foot patrol handed out badges to children as part of their ongoing campaign to build a better relationship with their community. Police Chief Thomas Wetzel, on foot patro… → Read More

Lake County Fair opens with 4-H competitions

The Lake County Fair opened its gates on July 26 to a variety of attractions, 4-H animal contests and much more. Wade Crofoot, Lake County Fair Board president, said that 4-H clubs are not only imp… → Read More

Trash Tuesday asks volunteers to help clean up Euclid

Keep Euclid Beautiful has begun its Trash Tuesday initiative, which schedules volunteers for the last Tuesday of every month to clean up select streets in the city. The organization works with Eucl… → Read More

Kirtland: Penitentiary Glen event focuses on environment

Penitentiary Glen Reservation hosted a “What If” event to showcase the animals at the facility and encourage guests to help protect and conserve the environment. This year’s Wildl… → Read More

Euclid Food Truck Feast brings foods, carnival fun to Orr Ice Arena

The City of Euclid Recreation Department hosted a Food Truck Feast on July 23 featuring a variety of cuisined for citizens to indulge in while they enjoyed various activities. Mac Stephens, directo… → Read More

Richmond Heights builds city’s first community garden – News-Herald

Volunteers worked recently at Greenwood Farm to raise beds for Richmond Heights’ first community garden. Greenwood Farm, 264 Richmond Road, is a community park owned by the city. It boasts ov… → Read More

Euclid opens new playground at Hero Park

Hero Park in Euclid now has a new playground with bigger plans coming in the near future. The new playground was officially opened July 13 with Mayor Kirsten Holzheimer Gail cutting the ribbon at t… → Read More