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Lakewood holds workshop on ‘historic preservation’

Lakewood By Sean Webster Several dozen Lakewood residents gathered in the Lakewood Public Library’s auditorium today to take part in a community workshop on historic preservation. The forum was led by Dru Siley, the director of Lakewood’s Planning Commission, and featured opening remarks from Lakewood Mayor Mike Summers. The meeting was reminiscent of a June [...]

Lakewood Hospital celebrates sixth annual ‘Starry Night’ benefit for diabetes patients

Lakewood Hospital celebrated its sixth annual Starry Night fundraiser on Aug. 5 beneath the starlit tents on Belle Avenue. Proceeds from the event went to Lakewood Hospital’s Diabetes Assistance Initiative, which provides medication and testing supply vouchers as well as educational scholarships to diabetes patients who otherwise cannot afford it. “It’s an amazing program that [...]

Lakewood holds forum on drive-throughs and drive-ins, considers zoning changes

Drive-throughs and drive-ins were the topic of the day at an Aug. 4 Lakewood Planning Commission public workshop. At the workshop, which was held in the City Hall Auditorium, Planning Commission Director Dru Siley presented a detailed staff review of all 31 of Lakewood’s drive-throughs and drive-ins. “This is just the first conversation about this [...]

North Olmsted construction underway on Wal-Mart ‘Supercenter’

by Sean Webster Special to West Life The Wal-Mart on Brookpark Road in North Olmsted is supersizing. Construction is currently under way to expand the store into a Wal-Mart Supercenter, complete with a full-service grocery area. Kim Wenger, director of the North Olmsted Department of Planning and Development, said the expansion is “a long-term complex project [...]

 

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