Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Sameer Apte, Ben Robertson master test; nearly a dozen others recognized with top honors
Shaker Heights High School students excelled on the National Greek and the Roman Civilization exams. The students, part of the state's only full four-year public high school Greek program, earned top honors and two students earned perfect scores on the exam. The awards follow: The National Greek Exam winners are: Purple Ribbon (Perfect) Greek II: Sameer Apte, Ben Robertson Blue Ribbon (Highest Award) Greek I: Ian Morrison, Anav Sood Greek II: Alex Cullina, Brian Gao, Narayan Sundararajan Greek III: Ezra Zigmond Red Ribbon (High Award) Greek I: Max Cassell, Matthew McMillan, Peter Swales Greek II: Kieran Aulak Greek III: Anna Hundert Green Ribbon (Merit Award) Greek I: Sonia Richman, Ethan Young Greek II: Gianni Ciccarelli, Ben Silberman …
The Shaker Historical Society has a weekend of garden-themeed events planned for June 15-16.
The Shaker Historical Society has planned a weekend of garden-themed events to celebrate the city's history and its lush gardens. The 9th Annaul Gracious Gardens of Shaker Heights will take place June 15-16 and include events ranging from garden tours and a private garden party to a street fair featuring food, music, crafts and more. Here is a rundown of scheduled events:
Hi, I'm Chris Mazzolini, the new editor of Shaker Heights Patch.
Hi, I'm Chris Mazzolini, the new editor of Shaker Heights Patch. While I'm new to the Heights area, I'm not new to Patch or the Cleveland area. I was born and raised in Northeast Ohio and have spent the past two-plus years as editor of Solon Patch and, for a short time, Twinsburg Patch. I'm looking forward to getting to know the residents of Shaker Heights and providing you with the timely and local news and information you need. How you can reach me: I love reader feedback, be it praise or criticism, and I'll be looking for your story ideas. You can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at 440-289-4381. A bit about me (You can read my full bio here): I thought this would be a good time for a refresher on all that Patch offers: JOIN …
Monday, May 20, 2013
Doing some spring cleaning? Help out some local kids while you're at it.
The Shaker Heights Recreation Department is gathering used sports equipment for a sale to benefit the Shaker Heights Youth Center beginning next month. Drop off your old baseball bats, hockey sticks, volleyballs and any other sports equiepment to the Thornton Park Community Room June 12 through 14 between 5 and 7 p.m. The items will be sold June 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and proceeds will go to the Youth Center. For more information, call 216-752-9292.
The Sands could have just donated bread to Haiti. Instead, they’re donating a bakery. Sponsored by Grape-Nuts.
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary's historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains. In the spirit of the proverb, “Give a man a fish; you have fed him for today. Teach a man to fish; and you have fed him for a lifetime,” Rick and Debbi Sands want to build a bakery in Ouanaminthe, Haiti, and teach the residents there how to make nutritious wheat bread. The Sands, owners of the Great Harvest Bread Co., in Stow, enlisted some help from suppliers, friends, customers, even the Great Harvest franchise company, to raise $150,000 in equipment and supplies. Ouanaminthe, a city just east of the Haitian …
The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Demetrice Cannon.
Demetrice Cannon, 28, is wanted by the U.S. Marshals and the Cleveland Police for aggravated murder. It is alleged that Cannon shot and killed a man after an argument during a dice game, according to a press release. The incident took place earlier this month on May 2. Cannon is a black male standing approximately 5’05” and weighing 150 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. Cannon is suspected to be hiding out somewhere in the Cleveland area. He also had a previous address near the 1200 block of E. 80th St. in Cleveland. If you have any information in reference to Demetrice Cannon, please contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or Text keyword WANTED and tip to 847411 (tip411). Tipsters can remain …
Look through our searchable database for sales and transfers in Cuyahoga County in April.
During the month of April, there were 91 properties sold or transferred in Shaker Heights. During that same time, there were more than 4,200 properties sold or transferred across the county. You can use the searchable database above to find out which homes sold in Shaker Heights last month—and how much they sold for. The database is for the entire county, so you can check for homes beyond Shaker Heights' borders, too. The information in the database was provided by the Cuyahoga County Fiscal office. You can search by city, zip code or street address for properties sold or transferred during the month of April 2013. For the address, just type in the name of the street—you don’t need to include the suffix, direction or street number.
Shaker Heights Police incidents May 8 to 11
The Shaker Heights Police Department supplied the following information. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. One arrested in robbery investigation May 8, 1:39 p.m. — Police arrested an 18-year-old male and charged him with robbing a man at the 19200 block of Scottsdale Blvd. Man charged with shoplifting, threatening manager May 9, 3:46 p.m. — A manager at Walgreen's at 20200 Van Aken Blvd. confronted a man he believed shoplifted two bottles of lotion and the man threatened him and caused a disturbance, police say. They arrested the man and charged him with theft and menacing. TVs, humidor stolen in burglary May 11, 6:15 p.m. — A resident on the 19800 block of Lomond Blvd. reported that someone broke …
The Lee Road bakery will be mobbed on Tuesday, May 21 from 5-8 p.m.
Would you like a piece of pie? That's what the owners of Simply Pies will say on Tuesday as their shop is the next hit for the Flash Cashers cash mob. Stock up on pies for Memorial Day! As always, a $20 minimum is recommended, but not required! Simply Pies accepts cash and credit cards. During the cash mob only, Simply Pies will offer a four pack of 6-inch mini pies for $20. This is a mix and match pack of any of their 6-inch pies or quiche, which would normally retail for anywhere between $24-$28. They will have 6-inch mini pies and quiche and 8-inch regular pies and quiche available in all 28 flavors. Pricing for a 6-inch item is either $6 for a quiche/fruit pie or $7 for a cream/specialty pie. A 6-inch item is considered personal …
The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office is looking for these men and women.
The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office supplies Patch with a list of wanted fugitives each week. View the photos to learn more about each individual. The information in the captions was provided by the county sheriff's office. If you have any information regarding the fugitives above, call the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Tip Line at (216) 443-6085.