Tag: Safety

Bluesman Colin Dussault unveils RNC ‘It’s Gonna Be A Riot’ T-shirts | cleveland.com
By March 31, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Bluesman Colin Dussault unveils RNC ‘It’s Gonna Be A Riot’ T-shirts | cleveland.com

The idea for the new shirt came to Dussault like a lightning bolt, he said. “This ‘Greetings From Cleveland — It’s Gonna Be A Riot’ idea came out of the blue.

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Clean Sidewalks – It’s the Law in Lakewood

Clearing your sidewalk of snow and ice helps keep Lakewood a walkable city all year long. Plus, it’s the law.

Police Department’s New K-9, Dano, Begins Service in Lakewood

Police Department’s New K-9, Dano, Begins Service in Lakewood

The Lakewood Police Department recently signed on its newest member. He specializes in sniffing out drugs, tracking dangerous criminals, recovering evidence and saving lost children. Dano, an 18-month-old Belgian Malinois, moved to Ohio a few months ago from Holland to begin his duties as a member of the department’s K-9 unit. Technically a police officer, […]

‘Green Pavement’ Unveiled on Franklin Boulevard Bike Lanes

The city of Lakewood took another step forward in its goal to becoming the most bike-friendly city in the state of Ohio. Crews from Ennis-Flint put the finishing touches on new “green asphalt” in two locations on the designated bike lanes on Franklin Avenue, near Lakewood High School. The new stretches of bike lane — […]

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Bike to School Day & Bike Helmet Sale
By April 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Bike to School Day & Bike Helmet Sale

Bike to School Day is May 27th for all middle school students attending Garfield and Harding Middle Schools in Lakewood. To receive the participation goodie bag and to be eligible for raffles, students MUST wear a bike helmet. In Lakewood, it is the law that all riders under the age of 18 wear a bike […]

Kauffman Park Friends Letter Urges Mayor Summers to Reopen Basketball Courts
By June 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Kauffman Park Friends Letter Urges Mayor Summers to Reopen Basketball Courts

The letter below to Lakewood Mayor Summers was composed at a recent meeting of Kauffman Park Friends. The letter urges Mayor Summers to re-open the basketball courts at Kauffman Park as soon as it can be done safely. June 11, 2014 Mayor Michael Summers City of Lakewood 12650 Detroit Avenue Lakewood, Ohio 44107 Re: Closure […]

Lakewood, Ohio is on this list: The 50 Safest Cities in Ohio – SafeWise
By January 7, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Lakewood, Ohio is on this list: The 50 Safest Cities in Ohio – SafeWise

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.

By December 17, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

UPDATE: Lakewood Child Endangerment Warning

UPDATE: From: ALERTNOW Message from Lakewood City SD <noreply@alertnow.com> 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 […]

By October 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

City of Lakewood Monitors Dangerous Crosswalk With Traffic Camera

The City of Lakewood has been monitoring the crosswalk at Detroit and Manor Park to determine if any changes need to be made to improve safety. Problems with this intersection were brought to light by Lakewood Patch editor, Colin McEwen in “Cross Detroit Avenue at Your Own Risk.” via cleveland.com

By August 15, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Dangerous Crosswalks in Lakewood

Colin McEwen of Lakewood Patch’s coverage of the challenges pedestrians face at the intersection of Detroit Avenue and Manor Park inspired this story by @wkyc. Update on Lakewood Patch: City to Review Dangerous Crosswalks Story picked up by newsnet5.com: