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Painted path – Rosewood street mural work begins this week

    By SUE BOTOS LAKEWOOD – City planners hope that a bold street mural on Rosewood Avenue, adjacent to Wagar Park, will provide a colorful preview of traffic patterns should that street close for park expansion. Three concepts for park renovation were presented to the public in November of 2016. Two of these plans call […]

Lakewood Hometown Band celebrates 50 years

  By SUE BOTOS LAKEWOOD- When internationally known conductor Loras John Schissel raises the baton to begin the Lakewood Hometown Band concert on Aug. 13 at Lakewood Park, it will be a historic performance. “This is one the oldest professional bands around,” said Don Santa-Emma, music contractor for Playhouse Square and other local venues. Santa-Emma, […]

Project SOAR to take flight against opioid epidemic

  By SUE BOTOS LAKEWOOD- As an inner-ring Cleveland suburb, Lakewood has been greatly impacted by the opioid crisis. Last year, 141 individuals overdosed, 31 of those fatally. In 2015, those numbers stood at 46 and 9, respectively. The Cleveland Clinic Lakewood Emergency Department saw 158 drug overdose cases between January 2016 and March 2017 […]

Local food producers and consumers form web of support

By SUE BOTOS LAKEWOOD – With more and more emphasis being placed on the link between producer and consumer, the demand for locally produced goods continues to rise. This bond was the theme of a panel discussion recently at the Lakewood Public Library, which featured representatives from four Ohio-based businesses advocating the support of local […]



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