🌱 Lakewood Seeks Park Safety Specialists + Cuyahoga County Homeless

by Lindsey Francy Mar 18, 2023 News
🌱 Lakewood Seeks Park Safety Specialists   Cuyahoga County Homeless

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The top three stories in the area are listed here.

  1. The City of Lakewood is looking for neighborhood safety specialists for the new park ambassador pilot program. The neighborhood safety specialists will be seasonally stationed from 1:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Madison Park and Lakewood Park, as well as "rovers" visiting Cove Park, Kauffman Park and Wagar Park. The patrols will be on foot and bike, and will be a friendly presence that can report unwanted behavior before it escalates. Lakewood Mayor Meghan George said as of Mar. 16, the city hired five of the seven parks ambassadors

    She thinks the new program will be up and running in the summer. Cleveland.com is a subscription site.

  2. On Mar. 15, Cuyahoga County Executive Chris Ronayne unveiled the Cuyahoga County Action Plan for Homelessness, which aims to reduce homelessness by 25 percent by 2028. The county will spend $20 million to improve shelter condition, shelter capacity, and homeless services. (News 5 Cleveland)
  3. St. Edward High School in Lakewood won the 40th annual Ohio Center for Law-Related Education (OCLRE) Mock Trial State Championship! The St. Edward team won against more than 200 high school students representing 21 schools to bring home the gold. The teams argued a fictional court case before a panel of judges in the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center and the Supreme Court of Ohio. (EIN News)

Today and tomorrow in the area.

Saturday, March 18th.

  • A Salon for Mr. Lincoln At The Wright Chapel in the Lakewood Presbyterian Church (7:00 PM)
  • Smidley: Live At Mahalls (7:00 PM)

On Sunday, March 19th.

  • Until I Wake " A Tour Inside My Head" with Dark Divine and Catch Your Breath At The Winchester (6:00 PM)
  • Titans In Time, Faith In Failure, and more At The Foundry (6:00 PM)

My notebook is in my possession.

  • Keep Lakewood Beautiful announced its first 'Pop Up, Pick Up, Pour Up' of 2023! Help pick up litter and 'beautify' the public spaces and commercial corridor along Detroit Avenue in Lakewood on Wednesday, Mar. 29, at 6:00 p.m. (Keep Lakewood Beautiful via Facebook)
  • Registration for the City of Lakewood's H2OLakewood Summer Service Camp begins on Mar. 20. The camp is for Lakewood residents entering grades seven through nine. Click here for more information and to register. (City of Lakewood via Twitter)
  • Do you want to add a furry friend to your family and give back to the Lakewood community at the same time? Check out the latest adoptable pets in the Lakewood area, including a Hound Black Labrador Retriever Mix named Clancy. (Lakewood Patch)

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  • A Salon for Mr. Lincoln (March 18)
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