Residents of Fairview Park can have their voices heard by city officials at Community Open House: A Place in the Sun

FAIRVIEW PARK – Fairview Park Mayor Patrick Cooney said residents are invited to attend the first community open house scheduled for March 30.

There will be two sessions: 1-2:30 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m. at the Fairview Park Senior Center, 20769 Lorain Road, Fairview Park, behind City Hall.

Members of the public can meet with municipal government staff, engage in discussions and ask questions about any aspect of the community.

Additionally, residents may want to mark their calendars for the 2022 State of the Community Address, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. on April 28 at the Gemini Center in conjunction with Fairview Park City Schools Superintendent Keith Ahearn. .!

classic cardboard: One of the most exciting class projects to Lakewood High School will take place at 3:10 p.m. on March 3 in the LHS Pool when the 20th Annual LHS Physics Cardboard Boat Regatta kicks off.

Sponsored by Tavens Packaging and Display Solutions, the event will feature 140 junior and senior physics students. They had five weeks to build their boats using only untreated brown cardboard and clear tape.

Each boat must hold two students while paddling the 25 meter pool.

Dave Hille, professor of physics at LHS, said the typical success rate is around 50%.

“What’s better than high school kids having fun, doing cool things with cardboard, and learning physics at the same time? Nothing,” Hille said.

Tavens Packaging and Display Solutions in Bedford Heights donated 90-0 cardboard sheets and $1,500 for the physics program.

Scholarship requests: the Lakewood Roundabout/Rocky River The Foundation provides high school students with scholarships to study at any accredited post-high school educational institution. Five scholarships of $3,000 will be awarded to cover one year’s tuition.

Applicants must be members of the class of 2022 from any accredited high school; be a resident of the Lakewood or Rocky River School District; show a record of academic achievement in their high school career; have applied to a college, university, community or junior college, or specific trade or vocational school; and have no direct relationship with a current or honorary Rotarian.

Applications must be received by 3 p.m. on April 11. Prizes will be awarded on June 6.

The required information should be provided on the application form which can be downloaded at

Guidelines for submitting the application, as well as other criteria, are included.

Pasta, please: Do not forget this St. Brendan’s Parish Boy Scout Troop 630 will have a rigatoni and meatball dinner from 4-7 p.m. on March 5 at St. Brendan’s Kenny Center, 4343 Brendan Lane, North Olmsted.

Cost is $10 for adults, $6 for children 10 and under. Water and soft drinks cost $1 more. Meals are take-out, take-out or delivery only and include rigatoni, homemade meatballs, salad, rolls and homemade dessert. Delivery must be within three miles of St. Brendan. Place your order from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on March 5 at 440 227-4816 All profits benefit Troupe 630.

Festive Fundraisers: Join Fairview Senior Park and North Olmsted Senior Centers at noon March 16, for St. Patrick’s Day fundraising lunches to benefit the Senior Centers and their programs.

At Fairview Park Senior Center, a $5 donation gets you a full meal of corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, pickles, rye bread and horseradish.

In addition, there will be live entertainment. Attendees are encouraged to dress in festive Irish attire and wear green.

Lunch will be served at noon.

Registration is required by dialing 440-356-4437.

the North Olmsted Aged Center lunch will be at the Community Cabin, 28114 Lorain Rad, North Olmsted. emerald village will provide a meal of corned beef and cabbage with mint chocolate brownies. Cash or check donations will be accepted. write checks to ctown of North Olmsted and sign until March 11.

Necessary applications: the Cleveland First District Police Community Relations Committee will meet in person at 6 p.m. March 3 at St Ignatius of Antioch School Cafeteria, 10205 Lorain Ave., Cleveland.

Nominations are accepted for officers for a two-year term. Positions available are Citizen Co-Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.

Elections are scheduled for the April 7 meeting, if held in person.

The band will also have a Conversation with the Commander event at 5:30 p.m. on March 10 at Hatfield’s Goode Grub, 16700 Lorain Ave., West Park.

First District Commander Michael Butler and other officers will join the group for coffee and a chat. They will also answer any questions residents may have.

For more information on either event, contact First District Representative Tammy Hanna, 216-664-6634.

The CPD’s first district covers the entire West Park neighborhood of Cleveland.

Prayers for Ukraine: A candlelight vigil for peace in Ukraine will be held at 7:30 p.m. on March 3 in West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church20401 Hilliard Blvd, Rocky River.

The church fellowship invites all to join together in mutual support, to express solidarity with Ukraine, and to reaffirm the Unitarian Universalist commitment to the goal of “world community with peace, freedom, and justice for all.”

The Reverend Anthony Makar, Chief Minister of WSUUC, will officiate.

Winter Farmers Markets continue on Saturdays at the Frostville Museum. (Carol Kovach/special at

Frostville Markets: Winter Farmers Market and Trash & Treasures Sales will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday in March, weather permitting, at Frostville Museum24101 Cedar Point Road, North Olmsted, on the Cleveland Metroparks Rocky River Preserve.

Masks are mandatory in the barn and school.

The market features local farmers, seasonal produce, farm-raised meats, pastries, eggs, honey, maple syrup, tea and coffee, artisan breads and more.

Those wishing to contribute items for sale should contact Bob Lamb at 440-292-7822.

Access to Frostville is via Columbia Road to Cedar Point Road or Lewis Road.

For more information, contact or 330-592-6518, or visit

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