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City Officials to be Sworn in at High School

On Wednesday, January 6, 2016, newly elected Maple Heights Officials will be sworn in at the Maple Heights High School at 6:30 PM. Mayor Annette Blackwell, Council President Richard Trojanski, and Councilpersons Stafford Shenett (District 1), Toni Jones (District 2), Ebony Miller (District 3), Ron Jackson (District 4), Tanglyn Madden (District 5), Sharri Thomas (District […]

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Memorial Day Reflections

Yesterday, we went to a Memorial Day Parade followed by a Memorial Service at the Cemetery. Who knew an empty float could speak so loudly? Simply 4 empty folding chairs. A float representing men who would never again sit in their spot at table, lie in bed with their wives, or wear their baseball glove while playing […]

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What is Memorial Day?

Like many holidays, the true meaning of the holiday has been lost among commercialism, convenience and a people whom, in their freedom, have simply neglected to take time to #remember. Memorial Day is much more than: a 3 day weekend, great sales at the mall, burgers and beer at a picnic, a parade with candy, or the start […]

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Is Maple Heights Going to Reuse Residents’ Recycling Money?

Solid Waste Fund (#251) Assessment Residents pay for Solid Waste Collection on their bi-annual property tax bill under “special assessment”. According to Resolution 2013-55, the rate for 2014 is $15 per residence and $7.50/month for residents with Homestead Exemption (which included curbside bi-weekly recycling). Chapter 1060.02, part b of the Codified Ordinances directs how the assessment for […]

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Mayor Demands Retraction; Demeans MHN Staff

While we are flattered that Mayor Lansky is presumably one of our most loyal readers, we are not so pleased with his motivation for reading. Exactly two weeks ago, Maple Heights News received a surprising response to the July 17th Throwback Thursday article – a threatening and inflammatory letter from Mayor Lansky’s lawyer. Taking it […]

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