CITY HEADLINES

AWARD-WINNING FAMILY FISHING DAY RETURNS SATURDAY & SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 AND 16!

It’s time to show off your angler skills or practice new skills at the annual, award winning, Family Fishing Day! The Middleburg Heights Community Center partnered with the MetroParks to have Blue Gill, Bass and Catfish swimming around for you in the Community Center Outdoor Pool to catch on Saturday, September 15 (1:00-2:30 pm, 2:45-4:15 … Continue reading “AWARD-WINNING FAMILY FISHING DAY RETURNS SATURDAY & SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 AND 16!”


MAYOR GARY W. STARR AND THE CITY PARTNER WITH THE BEREA SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PUT POLICE OFFICERS (SRO) IN THE CITY’S SCHOOLS

Mayor Gary W. Starr’s plan for putting Middleburg Heights Police Officers inside Big Creek Elementary School and Berea-Midpark Middle School passed unanimously by the Berea School Board on Monday, August 13, 2018. This next phase of “Operation Protect Our Children”, which was initiated by Mayor Starr in 2012, will involve the hiring of two School … Continue reading “MAYOR GARY W. STARR AND THE CITY PARTNER WITH THE BEREA SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PUT POLICE OFFICERS (SRO) IN THE CITY’S SCHOOLS”


OPERATION BACKPACK

Students going to school this fall in Middleburg Heights that cannot afford school supplies are at a terrible disadvantage. That’s why on Friday, August 3, 2018, Mayor Gary W. Starr teamed up with Channel 19 News, the Volunteers of America and Marc’s to collect backpacks and school supplies for children in Middleburg Heights and the … Continue reading “OPERATION BACKPACK”


MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS GAINS 4 SKILLED OFFICERS, DISPATCHER THROUGH NEW LATERAL TRANSFER PROCESS

A new lateral transfer hiring process instituted in February for the Middleburg Heights Police Department has yielded four experienced patrol officers and a highly skilled dispatcher.

“From the time we had the list (of 30 candidates) and we made the hires, it took about 60 days,” Police Chief Ed Tomba explained in an interview. “It’s very expedient, and we get the officers that we need into the community.”

Mayor Gary Starr administered the oath on June 12 to new patrol officers Kayla Yanus, Christopher Myers, Jack Darnell and Matthew Glynn, as well as to dispatcher Erin Pinter.

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NEW MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS LIBRARY OPENS WITH FUN-FILLED FANFARE

The new Middleburg Heights branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library system is opened!

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