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Stepping Up To First Federal Lakewood’s Million Step Challenge

First Federal Offices on Detroit Road in Lakewood, Ohio.

   They say a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, and the same can be said for the First Federal Lakewood “Million Step Challenge.” More than half of the bank’s employees are hitting the streets of Lakewood in hopes of improving their health by racking up one million steps within twelve weeks.  Every employee who reaches that goal will earn one extra vacation day.  
Lauren Schneid, First Federal Lakewood Human Resources Administrator and member of the bank’s Fit for Life Committee says, “The program launched on June 23 and has really taken off.  Employees have been really excited about the challenge to meet their goal before it ends on September 14.  Around 65% of our employees are participating in the program.”

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Volume 10, Issue 19, Posted 6:06 PM, 09.12.2014

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Lakewood Community Festival Set For Saturday, September 6th At Madison Park
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LHS' Toner Named to All-National Honor Orchestra
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Lakewood Fire - EMS to Train With MetroHealth Experts
- City Hall, August 25, 2014 Read More
Gay Games Hosting Two Events in Lakewood on Aug. 16
- City Hall, July 31, 2014 Read More
Lakewood Arts Festival To Be Held August 2nd
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Around The Corner Celebrates 40 Years

Mickey Krivosh the early days.

You know the old routine, “Who’s on first?” Well that is basically how the Krivosh entertainment “factory” got started. Young Mickey Krivosh nearly 23-years-old, looking for something to do grabs a little storefront over by HJ Pope Company, nothing special. Over the next couple of months he goes to various auctions and estate sales, and opens a Lakewood legend 40 years ago: “Around the Corner.” Where is it located? Around the corner. “What corner?” "You know the corner on Detroit and Detroit!” “Huh?” But there are very few other ways to describe it.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:41 PM, 09.02.2014

Tour Time Is Here! The 2014 "Come Home to Lakewood" House And Garden Tour This Sunday, September 7th

Tour this charming Craftsman-style bungalow during the 2014 "Come Home to Lakewood" House and Garden Tour, Sunday, September 7th.

It's the perfect send-off to summer - touring the town to discover some of Lakewood's most outstanding architecture and vibrant gardens - and it's all during the 2014 "Come Home to Lakewood" House and Garden Tour, Sunday, September 7th, from 1-6 p.m.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

ESPN Spotlights St. Edward Victory

St. Edward Welcomes ESPN to Lakewood.

ESPN brought the national spotlight to Lakewood on Sunday, August 31 by broadcasting St. Edward’s opening football game from First Federal Lakewood Stadium. The game, a matchup against perennial power Gilman Academy of Maryland, was part of the “2014 GEICO ESPN High School Football Showcase” on ESPNU. The “Worldwide Leader” brought the spotlight, but the Eagles brought the show, dominating Gilman in a 38-7 victory.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 10:17 AM, 09.03.2014

X-----X: Local Boys Did Indeed Make Good At The Beachland

The Beachland Tavern was the site of the last of the four X__X reunion gigs last Saturday, August 23rd. It was quite a show.

John Morton, of the electric eels, originally formed the band in 1978. Originally consisting of Morton on guitar, fellow electric eel Dave E. McManus on vocals, and Mike Weldon (formerly of Mirrors) on drums, the lineup solidified with Morton on guitar and vocals, Jim Ellis on bass, Andrew Klimeyk on guitar and vocals, and Anton “Tony” Fier on drums.

This year, a retrospective entitled “X Sticky Fingers X” (under the name X The Rolling Stones X) was released on Ektro Records. This summer, the band reformed and went out on the road. The current line-up is Morton, Andrew Klimeyk of Ugly Beauty, Rocket From The Tombs/Mirrors/The Down Fi bassist Craig Bell, and Matthew Harris on drums. Opening at the Beachland was singer/songwriter Val Seeley and art rock band Home & Garden.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:31 PM, 09.02.2014

Housing Committee Of Lakewood City Council Meets On September 8th To Discuss Hen-Keeping Pilot Program

Katherine Hilow, a Lakewood hen hopeful, shares her enthusiasm with Councilmember Cindy Marx for a possible location for her chicken coop should hen-keeping be allowed.

As the movement for backyard hen-keeping continues to gain momentum, Lakewood will be making a decision whether or not to allow residents to raise hens and how to efficiently regulate backyard hen-keeping for personal use. Many nearby communities have successfully permitted their residents to own a small number of hens and found that urban hens are pets with benefits – the benefit of not only farm fresh eggs but also the building of community within neighborhoods.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

Lakewood Adventure Guides Kicks Off Its New Year

The Lakewood YMCA Adventure Guides is also known as Lake Trail Nation (LTN). We are a group of about 60 families with over 175 members. Our members include single and married parents, grandparents, and of course, the kids we care about. We provide opportunities for adults and boys and girls age 5-12 to spend enjoyable, constructive time together, fostering companionship and an understanding for a foundation to lifelong friendship.

Some of our recent activities have included Tent Camping at different Ohio State Parks, a Halloween Party, Moon Rock Bowling, a Holiday Party, Game Night at the Y, Induction Camp out in the Metroparks, the Pinewood Derby, Marching in the Lakewood July 4th Parade, Camp Y-Noah, Pool Parties, Hiking, Biking, Community Service, Camp Fitch (Winter campout!), Model Rockets, and Skiing. Smaller groups of children the same age and gender with their parents, called Circles, also plan monthly activities such as jewelry making parties, movie nights, pumpkin carving, spa day, and other activities.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:37 PM, 09.02.2014

Garfield To Host Cultural Heritage Festival

Garfield Middle School will host a Cultural Heritage Festival on September 11, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. This event will serve as an exploration and celebration of the many cultures represented within the Lakewood City School District. The festivities will be open to the public and will include multiple activities/games, great food, and inspirational entertainment. Parents, students, and community members are encouraged to attend.  

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

Brains And Talent: Local Lakewood High Student Makes The Community Proud

Nichole Harris, a junior at Lakewood High, has returned to school with two accomplishments under her belt. She is now a member of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra, and also she scored 100% on the Ohio OGT math test. Nichole is a member of two orchestras at Lakewood High School including the popular Lakewood Project.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

28th Annual Lakewood Band Festival Set For September 13th

Lakewood Ranger Marching Band Director Clinton Steinbrunner, Flag Advisor Sarah Miller, Asst. Director John Blasko, Rangerette Advisor Kristen Tellaisha. Not pictured: Percussion Advisor Tim Hampton (photo by Jim Harmon)

Lakewood High School students are one week into the school year, but members of the Lakewood Ranger Marching Band have been hard at work since August 4th preparing for the 28th Annual Lakewood High School Marching Band Festival and the 2014 marching band season.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

Inspiring Possibilities At Cornucopia's "Event In The Tent" September 19

Cornucopia and Nature’s Bin’s second annual “Event in the Tent” celebration will be held Friday, September 19 from 6:30–10 p.m. at Cornucopia’s Vocational Training Center, 18228 Sloane Avenue in Lakewood. Last year Cornucopia celebrated the opening of its new Vocational Training Center with its first “Event in the Tent - Raise the Roof.” Join them this year as they “Inspire Possibilities!” and make this party an annual evening in support of Cornucopia’s vocational training programs.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

Jacobs Field: A History Of The Jake With Author Vince McKee

Return to the glory days of Cleveland baseball. The days of Albert Belle, Carlos Baerga and Omar Vizquel. Everything changed in the spring of 1994 when the Indians moved into their new home on Carnegie and Ontario, the new crown jewel of Cleveland, Jacob’s Field. The team lit up the Jake with an intensity that inhilated the team’s image as the jokers of baseball. Revisit this time with the author of Jacobs Field: History and Tradition at The Jake by Vince McKee.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

Creative Teens Can Write Up A Storm

Lakewood Library is looking for some ambitious teen writers to participate in our brand new, super fun creative writing program, QuickLit Challenge. We're ready to help you get those creative juices flowing as you embark on a new school year with four weeks of wacky writing fun. Each week will hold a different challenge, giving you one hour to create a story in a whole new way. Write fast, write furious, and have fun with literature like never before. Are you up to the challenge? Join us!

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

Award Winning Author Thrity Umrigar Visits Lakewood Public Library For Free Event

The bestselling author of The Space Between Us and The World We Found returns to the Lakewood Public Library with a deeply provocative story of two women whose worlds collide during a time of crisis. With her trademark emotional depth and complex characters, Umrigar weaves a nuanced story of betrayal and forgiveness that challenges our notions of family, friendship and marital love.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

Joy Riding In Lakewood

Larry White driving his new roadster. 

In the spring of 2013, Barb and Larry White attended a craft and garden fair at Quailcrest Farm in Wooster Ohio. While Barb had her eyes on various metalwork crafts, it was Larry who walked away, or drove away, with the greatest metalwork craft of all. While Barb’s treasure was a custom made weathervane for the yard, Larry’s was custom made for the garage!

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

Sensory Story Time Launching At Lakewood Public Library

This fall, Lakewood Public Library will be launching an exciting new program called Sensory Story Time. Much like a typical story time, but enhanced, it is specially designed for 3-7 year old children with special needs, autism, or those with sensory processing challenges. Libraries across the country are starting similar programs, and with the rates of autism on the rise, sensory story times are a great way to makes libraries inclusive for all families.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

LEAF Presents: Wild Edibles With Rob Shearer

Join the Lakewood Earth & Food (LEAF) Community for an educational session on foraging and wild edible with Rob Shearer. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, September 17th at 7 p.m. in the Engine Room (downstairs) of the Buckeye Beer Engine (15315 Madison Ave.).

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

Make Fedor Manor Your New Home

Fedor Manor, a cornerstone of the community on the east end of Madison Avenue in Lakewood, Oh, is a 145-unit, 62 & over apartment community, that has provided affordable housing for seniors since 1983. Our community is conveniently located next to banks, churches, grocery stores, restaurants, RTA transportation, and more.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

1967 Rangers Ponder What Might Have Been

Cleveland Press-Final High School Football Rankings, 1967

The number one ranked 1967 Lakewood Ranger football team was among the best Ranger teams ever. Coach Robert Duncan’s purple and gold ran up substantial winning margins on their way to an impressive nine win season. Yet, because of the absence of an Ohio high school football playoff system, we will never know how they would have stacked up against statewide playoff competition.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

Lakewood's Hometown Band...Bringing Good To The 'Wood!

On Sunday evening, August 17, 2014, Lakewood's Hometown Band again presented a brilliant performance in Lakewood Park.

Dad (Robert Rice) and I hope that you enjoyed the concert as much as we did.

Outstanding, from beginning to end.

The City sound crew was on hand, and delivered a first class balance to an appreciative audience.

Introductions were handled by Lakewood Mayor Michael Summers, and the Master of Ceremonies, Jim Mehrling, courtesy of 104.9, WCLV classical FM.

World-class conductor Loras John Schissel directed a superlative program, featuring an eclectic mix of Sousa selections, along with Beethoven's Egmont Overture, and featuring the outstanding cornet soloist, Jack Brndiar on several special selections.

The professional musicians who perform at this event are among the finest in the world.

Dad (A WWII veteran) and I were honored to have been included among their number by our composition, "The American Veterans Last Salute March", being a special feature just before the intermission. Dad's conducting was spot-on, and my battle drum, being similar to the drum once carried by John Shepherd, America's longest-lived veteran (117 years) from the Revolutionary War, echoed across the plains of Lakewood Park and served to starkly remind the audience of the somber costs of war for America's veterans. (The Veterans March is dedicated to Shepherd, and all of America's veterans.)

Special thanks go out to Musical Coordinator Donald F. Santa Emma. Don has been THE strong advocate and organizer for our Lakewood Hometown Band program for many years. These sorts of professional programs do not happen by accident. Indeed, many towns have abandoned their band programs. It's a real feather in Lakewood's cap that we at least were able to host the Hometown Band event this this year. Hopefully in the next few years, we will be able to again expand the number of these concerts!

Music for this performance was funded in a joint effort between the City of Lakewood, the Recording Industries Music Performance Trust Fund, and in cooperation with Local 4, American Federation of Musicians.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

A Pulse Of The City Classic Revisited... A Lakewood Experience, Gary's First (And Last Regular) Column

For nearly a decade now, it's been a tremendous experience and an awesome responsibility to write these bi-weekly columns for this paper. I've gone from one end of Lakewood to the other, often visiting the stories behind the stories, while at the same time, exploring the roots of Lakewood's attitudes towards minorities, those having differences, and social justice issues, whenever possible. These columns have tried to help save churches, promote businesses, and recognize Lakewood's heroes among us, while stressing the thought that, however interesting and important Lakewood's past has been, (and future might one day be) it's still Lakewood's present that matters most.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

A Response To "Birds In The City"

I would like to respond to the concerns raised by the Letter to the Editor piece in the Lakewood Observer's last edition titled "Birds in the City." Mr. Todd wrote a list of things he believes could be problems if residents are allowed to keep backyard hens. To start, I don't know what Mr. Todd saw or experienced with the method of hen keeping used by his neighbors in the small town he grew up in. Those of us who want backyard hens have done our own research into how urban and suburban backyard keeping (micro-flocks of 4 to 8 birds) is handled. We have visited yards in the Gordon Square neighborhood and Cleveland Heights to see first hand exactly how the age-old tradition of hen-keeping has updated itself into a new modern version. Here is what we know. Let me answer Mr. Todd's concerns as he has listed them in his letter.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

Blocked Kick Wins Wild Opener For Rangers

The Lakewood football team accomplished something in its season opener that very few other programs can claim…..they matched their 2013 win total in just one night. After going 1-9 last year, the Rangers won their first game of 2014, giving new head coach Mike Ribar a win in his debut. The Rangers defeated Parma 14-13 at Byers Field in a thrilling back-and-forth game that came down to the final two minutes. The Redmen scored the apparent game tying touchdown with just over one minute to go, but the extra point was blocked by Cody Riccotone.  

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

Homecoming Weekend Celebrates The DiBiasios

Hey, Lakewood Ranger fans! Show your love for the schools and attend the Second Annual Salute to the Lakewood City Schools Homecoming Celebration, October 2-4, 2014. This year we are honoring the legacy of Tony and Julie DiBiasio, two of the schools biggest fans and supporters. We will be joined by their three sons, Bob, Dan, and Tony, for a weekend full of fun activities.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

Foundation Teacher Grants Benefit Student Enrichment

The Middle School Soccer Club, organized by Garfield teacher Josh Thornsberry, will be funded this year by a Margaret Warner Education Grant.

For the last six years, money from the Margaret Warner Educational Grants Fund of the Lakewood Rangers Education Foundation has provided Lakewood City Schools teachers the ability to offer enrichment opportunities to its students. This year is no different as the Foundation awarded more than $7,000 in grants.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

Johnny Appleseed Tees Still Available

If you didn’t get a chance to purchase your t-shirt at the Lakewood Arts Festival, worry not! The Johnny Appleseed t-shirt, designed by Lakewood’s own George and Greg Vlosich (Cleveland That I Love), is still available. The high quality shirt comes in purple and charcoal and unisex and women'c cuts. Shirts are just $25 each. All proceeds benefit the Save the Schreckengosts Campaign.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

Architect Meetings Set For Elementary Schools

Dates for the next round of architect meetings for the three elementary schools involved in the final phase of construction of have been set. Rodwell King of GPD Group will present preliminary footprint plans for the sites, update on any other developments and field the community’s questions and comments. Meeting dates are as follows:

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

Lakewood Collaborative Job Club

The Lakewood Collaborative is hosting a monthly Job Club at the Lakewood Public Library at 15425 Detroit Ave. The next Job Club meeting will be held on Tuesday September 30th, from 6-8 p.m. at the Lakewood Library. We will provide information and resources to assist people with finding a job in today's market. The Job Club is free and open to the public.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

All Foster And Adoptive Families - Come Celebrate With Us!

The Lakewood Family Collaborative would like to invite all foster and adoptive families in the west side and Parma area communities to our Seventh Annual Celebration of Families night. Please be our guest Friday, September 5, 2014 at 7 p.m. for the Lakewood Rangers Varsity Football game vs. the North Olmsted Eagles at LHS Stadium. Families who RSVP by September 4 will be provided free admission as guests of the Lakewood Family Collaborative and will be given the opportunity to march onto the field and toss footballs into the stands.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

Grace Lutheran Church To Celebrate Rally Day

Grace Lutheran Church, located across from Madison Park at the corner of Madison and Grace Avenues, will celebrate their annual Rally Day under the theme "Be Bold" on Sunday, September 7th. The Greater Lakewood Community is invited to join the congregation on a day typically reserved to celebrate and advance the Christian Education ministries of the congregation and to set the ministry direction of the congregation in the new program year.

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Volume 10, Issue 18, Posted 4:26 PM, 09.02.2014

X_____X: Local Boys Make Good

X___X's record, "X Sticky Fingers X."

album art and design by John Morton

photo by Betsy Voinovich

X_____X (pronounced “ex blank ex”) returns to its Cleveland birthplace next Saturday, August 23, at the Beachland Tavern. If you’ve heard the stories and know the debate surrounding the question of where punk began, you know that the city of Lakewood, Ohio is in the running for having produced more than its share of musicians who created the form. Lakewood High graduate John Morton is among the first having founded the electric eels in 1973 with fellow LHS classmates Dave E. McManus and Brian McMahon.

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Volume 10, Issue 17, Posted 10:53 AM, 08.19.2014

Rangers Ready To Kick Off New Era

The Lakewood High School football team launches a new era on Friday, August 29. The Rangers will play their first game under new head coach Mike Ribar, who was hired this April. The opening game will take place at Byers Field in Parma, where Lakewood will face Parma High School. Ribar and his team have been working hard during the offseason to prepare for the new campaign.

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Volume 10, Issue 17, Posted 8:13 AM, 08.21.2014

Beck Center Opens New Season With The Heavenly Hit “Forever Plaid”

Beck Center for the Arts proudly opens its 2014-2015 theater season with the hit musical production, Forever Plaid, on the Mackey Main Stage, September 12 through October 12, 2014. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Save $5 off adult/senior tickets with Promo Code: PLAID by September 11, not valid on prior purchases or with any other offer.

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Volume 10, Issue 17, Posted 8:13 AM, 08.21.2014

2nd Annual Lakewood Wine & Craft Beer Festival Set for Saturday, September 6

Imagine sipping a glass of wine or sampling an ale or IPA outdoors and in the heart of Downtown Lakewood. Add live music, delicious food from local restaurants, plus the last remnants of summer’s glow and you have the Lakewood Wine & Craft Beer Festival, to be held Saturday, September 6, from 5 to 10 p.m. on the open-air deck behind the INA and Bailey Buildings.

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Volume 10, Issue 17, Posted 8:13 AM, 08.21.2014

Sunday Concert Tradition Alive At The Library

The Brittany Reilly Band

Every season the Library hosts Sunday with the Friends. This long-standing tradition brings Northeast Ohio’s best bands and solo performers right here to Lakewood Public Library nearly every Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium.

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Volume 10, Issue 17, Posted 8:13 AM, 08.21.2014

Taster Twins Head for the Borderline Cafe

We are breakfast people; traditional breakfast food should always be on the menu, in our humble opinion. If you share our predilection for pancakes, enthusiasm for eggs, and penchant for potatoes, you too will become a fan of Borderline Cafe! Although we crave their delightful menu any time of day, they are only open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Borderline Cafe makes these limited hours count by serving delectable meals in an intimate (some might say overly cozy) setting with a bright and colorful Southwestern-inspired decor. It seems as if people who visit this tiny establishment soon become regulars and to the uninitiated, it is a hidden gem to be discovered.

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Volume 10, Issue 17, Posted 8:13 AM, 08.21.2014

Back To School To Learn...What, Exactly? Old Days, Old Ways, And Educational Priorities...

Old Harding, seen through the rubble of old Madison School. Are all changes improvements?  (Photo by Gary Rice)

Well, it's that time again. New clothes, backpacks, shoes, pencils, paper....You know the drill. It's time to get the kids ready for school again, and another school-year filled with challenges and adventures presents itself to our young people.

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Volume 10, Issue 17, Posted 8:13 AM, 08.21.2014

Children/Youth Events At Lakewood Public Library

Local Children’s Author Fair
Meet local talent! Children’s authors from Lakewood and surrounding communities will take turns speaking about their writing and reading their books! Meet them, ask questions, enjoy their creations and ask them for their autographs. Books will be available for sale at the event.

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Volume 10, Issue 17, Posted 8:13 AM, 08.21.2014

Neubert Paints For A Purpose

Employees from Lakewood-based Neubert Painting at newly-painted Scarborough Hall in Tremont.

More than 60 employees from Lakewood-based Neubert Painting worked to make over the exteriors of two worthy West Side institutions last week, the West Side Catholic Center on Lorain Rd. in Ohio City, and Scarborough Hall on W. 10th St. in Tremont. The recepients of Neubert's annual Community Service Project, the West Side Catholic Center's Moriah House is a shelter for women and children, and Scarborough Hall is a home for women in recovery. Both were chosen for the one-day project, valued at $20,000.

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Volume 10, Issue 17, Posted 8:13 AM, 08.21.2014

Joseph Patrick Meissner, J.D. Brings Legal Warriors to Lakewood Public Library

Discover Cuyahoga County’s legal warriors when Joseph Patrick Meissner, J.D. visits Lakewood Public Library on Thursday, September 4th. Meissner will discuss his book, Legal Warriors, which was published in 2013. Who are these legal warriors? They are certainly not attorneys. As Meissner explains, legal warriors are “the poor individuals and families who daily struggle to gain their rights…. the community groups fighting for justice and improvements in society. These fighters include families struggling to save their homes from foreclosure. They are the neighborhood organizations combating the industrial polluters who poison our water and air. They are the soldiers who skirmish to keep their gas and lights on. They are newcomers who come to our region to seek a ‘fresh start in life.’”

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Volume 10, Issue 17, Posted 8:13 AM, 08.21.2014

Rock And Roll History - 1949 To 1964: A Journey In Sounds

These days, Rock music is found wherever we turn, from the grocery store to television commercials, and everywhere in between. We have all grown up with familiar melodies that are now a vital part of our lives. It is hard to believe that at one time, this music was considered dangerous, risque and cutting-edge. Take some time to learn a little more about the early beginnings of Rock and Roll, and how it has impacted our world.

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Volume 10, Issue 17, Posted 8:13 AM, 08.21.2014

Lakewood Collaborative Job Club

The Lakewood Collaborative is hosting a monthly Job Club at the Lakewood Public Library at 15425 Detroit Ave. The next Job Club meeting will be held on Tuesday Auigust 26th, from 6-8 p.m. at the Lakewood Library. We will provide information and resources to assist people with finding a job in today's market. The Job Club is free and open to the public.

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Volume 10, Issue 17, Posted 8:13 AM, 08.21.2014

Lakewood Presbyterian Collecting “Gift of the Heart” School Supplies

Lakewood Presbyterian Church (LPC) is again packing Gift of the Heart School Kits for the Church World Service (CWS), a partnership of multi-denominational churches that provide emergency response and disaster assistance to those in need. There is an urgent request for these school kits to help children return to normalcy.

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Volume 10, Issue 17, Posted 8:13 AM, 08.21.2014

2nd Annual Lakewood Wine & Craft Beer Festival Set for Saturday, September 6

Imagine sipping a glass of wine or sampling an ale or IPA outdoors and in the heart of Downtown Lakewood. Add live music, delicious food from local restaurants, plus the last remnants of summer’s glow and you have the Lakewood Wine & Craft Beer Festival, to be held Saturday, September 6, from 5-10 p.m. on the open-air deck behind the INA and Bailey Buildings.

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Volume 10, Issue 17, Posted 8:13 AM, 08.21.2014