Hello and happy Friday! I’m back in your inbox this morning with everything you need to know about what’s happening in town.Keep reading for the latest.
First, today’s weather:
Sunshine; breezy, not as warm. High: 80 Low: 57.
Here are the top three stories today in Lakewood:
- Sixty-six year old Paul Waller, a former Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department employee, faces a felonly theft-in-office charge after officials said the county erroneously paid him while he was on unpaid leave and he refused to pay it back. Last month, Ohio Auditor Keith Faber’s office found that the county kept paying Waller after he did not return to work following his unpaid medical leave in June 2020. On Monday a grand jury indicted the Elyria man on the third-degree felony and his arraignment is scheduled for June 6 in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. (Cleveland.com)
- Lakewood University unveiled its new Real Estate Sales Pre-Licensing Course designed to prepare students for the Ohio Real Estate Licensing Examination. The online course is comprised of eight lessons that focuses on the four key areas required by the state of Ohio: Real Estate Principles and Practices, Ohio Real Estate Law, Real Estate Appraisal and Real Estate Finance. “Upon completing the program, students will be well prepared for the Ohio Real Estate Licensing Examination and will receive a certificate of completion,” said founder and President of Lakewood University, Tanya Haggins. (EIN News)
- Last Wednesday the staff and students of Roosevelt Elementary School celebrated the students meeting their goal of arriving on time for school 95 percent of the time for the school year. The students were rewarded by taping their Principal Allison Aber and Family Resource Coordinator Donna Schaefer to the wall. (The Lakewood Observer)
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Today in Lakewood:
- Learn Thru Play At Cove Community Center (9:30 AM)
- Coffee with a Cop At Giant Eagle (11:00 AM)
- Fun Bus Comedy City Tour At Collision Bend Brewing Company (6:30 PM)
From my notebook:
- Come meet Meatloaf, Junebug, Sophie and many more of the pets waiting to be fostered or adopted at Lakewood area animal shelters. View their pictures, read their write-ups and then click on the link to learn more about how you can make a difference in their lives. (Lakewood Patch)
- Don’t miss out on the The Lakewood Observer) at Madison Park on June 25 from noon until 2:30 p.m. There will be yoga, youth activities and lunch provided by LakewoodAlive. (
- Music Settlement will present the Glenn Homes Jazz Trio on Sunday, June 19 at 4:00 p.m. at the West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church. The free concert is part of the Church’s outreach concert series. (The Lakewood Observer)
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Now you’re in the loop and ready to start this Friday. See you all tomorrow morning for another update!
— Carla Varner