Kids in Lakewood, Ohio slept outside in cardboard boxes and collected donations outside Lakewood Congregational Church and St. Peter’s Episcopal to help raise awareness for the homeless on Saturday night. Thirty teenagers spend the night out in boxes to raise awareness for the homeless – newsnet5.com video
Lakewood calls itself a “walking school district.” It’s one of just a small handful in the state of Ohio. ”Our community likes the walking,” said Lakewood City School District spokesperson Christine Gordillo. “That’s kind of one of our brands.” Full Story: The Suburb Where Everybody Can Walk to School | Streetsblog Capitol Hill
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This Cleveland suburb is an original “inner-ring” city, and boasts a strong economy anchored by its downtown business district. In fact, Lakewood has thrived economically even during times when neighboring cities and much of the rest of the nation has been in economic decline. Full Story: The 50 Safest Cities in Ohio – SafeWise.
The city of Lakewood has finalized its 2014 general fund budget. Lakewood City Council approved the $34.7 million appropriations budget on Monday, after a few minor adjustments. “This is a big step forward,” said Jenn Pae, the city’s finance director, pointing out the successful development and incorporation of the city’s Strategic Plan. “It’s important to […]
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New parking kiosks in Lakewood, Ohio are being introduced in two of the city’s municipal lots. Kiosks are said to be be more efficient and offer payment with credit cards.
S. Marginal at 140th is in Cleveland, but many people arrive in Lakewood via this road which runs parallel to i90 — and there is a decorated Christmas tree there to welcome them. MERRY CHRISTMAS! View Larger Map
UPDATE: From: ALERTNOW Message from Lakewood City SD <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 9:31 AM Subject: Child Endangerment Update After further investigation by the school district and the Lakewood Police Department, it has been determined that the report earlier by a Roosevelt Elementary parent that her children had been approached by a man […]
Clearing your sidewalk of snow and ice helps keep Lakewood a walkable city all year long. Plus, it’s the law.