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New Bagley Road traffic pattern

New Bagley Road traffic pattern

On Tuesday October 24, 2017 at 2:00am to 3:00pm weather permitting, Perk M/E will be implementing a new traffic pattern. Bagley Road will be closed between West 130th St. and Pearl Rd. The detour for vehicles heading East on Bagley Road at Pearl Rd. shall use Northbound Pearl Rd. to South on West 130th St. to Bagley Road. Vehicles heading West on Pleasant Valley at West 130th St. shall use Northbound West 130th St. to South on Pearl Rd. to Bagley Road.


Leaf pick-up for the city of Middleburg Heights begins October 2, 2017

Leaf pick-up for the city of Middleburg Heights begins October 2, 2017

Leaf pick-up will begin October 2, 2017 for Middleburg Heights residents. Please rake your leaves to the tree lawn. Do not rake the leaves into the street. Do not include branches, sticks, rocks, metal, animal waste, etc. – “Leaves Only.” Residents can expect to receive a pick-up every seven to ten days. At least four city wide, full service pick-ups will be made throughout the season, (more if necessary). Leaf pick-up season is October, November, and December if weather permits.


Halloween Safety

Halloween Safety

A Preparedness Resource from The Cuyahoga County Office of Emergency Management. At-A-Glance Halloween Safety: Halloween is coming, and costume parties and trick-or-treaters are coming with it. Here are some tips to consider when choosing your costumes, and to help keep you safe.


NOTICE: Rubbish Collections are not made on the following holidays:

NOTICE: Rubbish Collections are not made on the following holidays:

Recycling and rubbish materials will be picked up on MONDAY each week EXCEPT when a holiday falls on Monday.

If time permits, trash may be picked up Monday, but the day-late policy will be honored.

Here is a link to a PDF on Middleburg Heights’ refuse information.


2017 Shred and Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up Days

2017 Shred and Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up Days

Shred Day, where residents can shred documents for free, is Saturday, October 14th from 9 am-12 pm at the Middleburg Hts. Service Center at 7375 Engle Road. The next round-up days of household hazardous waste are on Friday, August 11th and Friday, October, 13th from 8 am-3 pm at the Middleburg Hts. Service Center.

Click here for details on which household materials are accepted and not accepted. The Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program is free to all Cuyahoga County households and provides the environmentally-safe disposal of hazardous, poisonous or toxic household products that cannot be put in the regular trash. The household hazardous waste collected from residents will be delivered to the District’s year-round Special Waste Convenience Center.

Click here for more information about Shred and Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up Days, what materials are accepted and other frequently asked questions.


Recycling Rules are Changing: Bulbs and Batteries Have New Directives

Recycling Rules are Changing: Bulbs and Batteries Have New Directives

Did you ever wonder what you should do with fluorescent bulbs and rechargeable batteries once you’re done using them? Neither should go in curbside recycling, so what do you do with those batteries and bulbs?


Summer in the City 2017

Summer in the City 2017

The Middleburg Heights Summer in the City festival will be held on June 22nd, 23rd, and 24th at Southland Shopping Center. This year will mark the 10th anniversary for the Summer in the City festival which will include the largest parade in Middleburg Heights history, live music from top bands, incredible amusement rides, games and entertaining contests, a classic car show, and a spectacular fireworks show. Included in the special attractions will be the all new NASA Journey to Tomorrow exhibit and the Cleveland Metroparks NatureTracks mobile exhibit.

Visit the festival website at www.summerinthecityfest.com for more details and the full entertainment schedule.

Click here for a PDF of the flyer.


Middleburg Heights Food Drive 2017

Middleburg Heights Food Drive 2017

The annual Middleburg Heights Elected Officials Food Drive will be held on Saturday, May 20th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Middleburg Heights Heinen’s Supermarket – 15300 Bagley Road at Pearl Road.

Due to increasing demand throughout the year, the annual Food Drive is now held in the spring to best serve those in need.

If you would like to make a food or monetary donation, please contact Clerk of City Council Mary Ann Meola or Charles Bichara, Director of Economic Development at 440-234-8811. See the flyer for more information. Thank you for your consideration and support of this worthwhile community effort.

Click here for a PDF of the flyer.


Free Outdoor Easter Egg Hunt open to all Saturday, April 15 at 1 pm   

Join the City of Middleburg Heights and the Kiwanis Club at the City Baseball Fields for a FREE outdoor (weather permitting) Easter egg hunt open to ages 8 & under. Kids will be split up by age on the 3 fields to give everyone a chance to gather eggs. There will be “specially marked eggs” … Continue reading “Free Outdoor Easter Egg Hunt open to all Saturday, April 15 at 1 pm   “


Come to the 10th Annual Career Fair

  The City of Middleburg Heights Department of Economic Development has once again partnered with Polaris Career Center, and Cuyahoga County Job and Family Services to present the tenth annual Career Fair which will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Polaris Career Center [7285 Old Oak Blvd. in Middleburg Heights] from 9:00 a.m. … Continue reading “Come to the 10th Annual Career Fair”


2017 Shred it day

2017 Shred it day

DROP-OFF LOCATION:
MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS SERVICE CENTER
7375 ENGLE ROAD

COLLECTION DATES:

SUMMER
SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017
9AM-12PM

FALL
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2017
9AM-12PM


Holiday Rubbish Collection and Recycling

Holiday Rubbish Collection and Recycling

December 25, 2016 and January 1, 2017, rubbish collection and recycling will take place on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29th and THURSDAY, JANUARY 5th.
If time permits and Allied/Republic finishes early, trash may be picked up Wednesday, but the day-late policy will be honored.


Lifeguard training

December 26 – 30, 10AM – 4PM. $150 for Members, $175 for Residents & $200 for Non-Residents. FREE with commitment to work at MHCC. Click here for a flyer.


Planned Power Outage Reminder for Select Areas

There will be two planned power outages in select areas this week for the Illuminating Company to upgrade equipment to improve your electric service reliability. Customers that will be affected have been notified by the Illuminating Company via automated phone call message. On November 16, customers in the vicinity of Hyde Park Dr. will experience … Continue reading “Planned Power Outage Reminder for Select Areas”


Leaf Pick-up begins October 17

Leaf pick-up will begin October 17 for Middleburg Heights residents. Please rake your leaves to the treelawn. Do not rake the leaves into the street. Do not include branches, sticks, rocks, metal, animal waste, etc. – leaves only. Residents can expect to receive a pick-up every seven to ten days. At least four city-wide, full … Continue reading “Leaf Pick-up begins October 17”


Thursdays give Members and Resident Guests more space to enjoy

Thursdays give Members and Resident Guests more space to enjoy

Please note: Thursdays are “Member and Resident Guest Only Day at the MHCC.” We trust that this provides these two groups with more time and space to swim, workout, play basketball and enjoy the Community Center! Resident guest passes are $5 for ages 3-59 and $4 for ages 60 and older. Children under 3 years of age are FREE.


REMINDER:

DUE TO A PLANNED ELECTRICAL OUTAGE THE MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS COMMUNITY CENTER WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016. THANK YOU, MHCC STAFF


Free Information Sessions from MetroHealth August 11th

MetroHealth will be hosting free information sessions covering CPR, choking, AED use, Medicare and other financial programs on Thursday, August 11th at MetroHealth Middleburg Heights November Family Health. MetroHealth professionals will be happy to answer any healthcare questions you may have. The Greater Cleveland Food Bank and American Assistance will also be distributing free fresh … Continue reading “Free Information Sessions from MetroHealth August 11th”


Indoor pool closed for maintenance August 15-28

Indoor pool closed for maintenance August 15-28

Due to scheduled maintenance, the indoor pool area at the MHCC Aquatic Center will be closed August 15-28. While the indoor pool, indoor pool deck, steam room and hot tub will be closed, the outdoor pool and locker rooms will remain open during this time. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

We look forward to seeing you all splashing around again in the indoor pool on August 28!


Register to learn how to swim at The Community Center this Fall

Register to learn how to swim at The Community Center this Fall

Join us for swimming lessons at the indoor heated pool starting September 19. Lessons are offered to children ages 18 months and older on weeknights and Saturday mornings. Swimming instructors cover swimming skills, exit skills, change of direction and aquatic safety for preschoolers and levels 1, 2 and 3.

Registration for members and residents closes Tuesday, August 9.

Registration for non-residents closes Tuesday, August 16.

Please note that there is an enrollment limit, so be sure to register sooner rather than later to ensure a spot in class.


Construction on Eastland Road bridge to commence

Construction on Eastland Road bridge to commence

Please be advised that on Monday morning, June 20, 2016, Schirmer Construction LLC, who is under contract with the Cuyahoga county Public Works Department, intends to commence bridge construction work on the Eastland Road Bridge, between Main Street and Valley Parkway, in Middleburg Heights. This work will entail full closure of all vehicular traffic lanes. They anticipate re-opening Eastland Road to all traffic on approximately Friday, August 19, 2016.

Click here for an image of the construction map.


Public information notice: Bagley Rd (CR-27)/Pleasant Valley Rd (CR-39)

Public information notice: Bagley Rd (CR-27)/Pleasant Valley Rd (CR-39)

On Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. weather permitting, Perk M/E will be implementing a new traffic pattern during night paving operation. Pleasant Valley Road will be closed from York Rd. to Parma Park Dr. Detours will be posted as follows: Pleasant Valley west bound traffic will follow York Rd. north bound to Pearl Rd. westbound to W. 130th St south bound. Bagley eastbound traffic will follow W. 130th St northbound to Pearl Rd. eastbound to York Rd. southbound. Local traffic will be maintained.


Service Center Dumpsters

Service Center Dumpsters

The Service Center Dumpsters will be open FRIDAYS only beginning June 3, 2016 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.

The FINAL Wednesday Dumpster Day is May 25, 2016.


MetroHealth completes “Get Moving Mondays” Walking Club Program at Ford Intermediate School.

For the second year, MetroHealth November Family Health Center in Middleburg Heights organized and sponsored the “Get Moving Mondays” Walking Club Program at Ford Intermediate School. This year, 99 students participated to walk a combined 4,169,879 steps, or 2,085 miles. That is the equivalent of walking one way from Ford Intermediate School to Las Vegas, … Continue reading “MetroHealth completes “Get Moving Mondays” Walking Club Program at Ford Intermediate School.”


Hazardous Waste Roundup and Shred-It dates announced

Hazardous Waste Roundup and Shred-It dates announced

The next Household Hazardous Waste Roundup will take place Wednesday, May 4, at the Middleburg Heights Service Center, 7375 Engle Road. Residents may drop off everything from old paint to car batteries. For a complete list, as well as dates for the summer and fall round-ups, click here.


Hydrant testing underway

The Middleburg Heights Fire Department has begun testing and running water through all the fire hydrants in the city. Testing will take place in residential and commercial areas alike. Notification signs will be posted for each area prior to testing, which is expected to last throughout the summer. Please note: Do not run your water … Continue reading “Hydrant testing underway”


Easter Egg Hunt & Spring Break Bash!

The City will host its annual Easter Egg Hunts on Saturday, March 26. At 1 p.m., the outdoor hunt – for children 8 & under – will be held at the ball fields near City Hall (weather permitting). At 2:30 p.m., the indoor pool egg hunt – for children ages 10 & under – takes … Continue reading “Easter Egg Hunt & Spring Break Bash!”


2016 Career Fair will take place March 23

This exceptional opportunity is being made available with the cooperation and support of Polaris Career Center, and is an example of how the City of Middleburg Heights is assisting the residents of the City and region with finding quality employment, and this is also an example of the City’s commitment to fostering the continued economic … Continue reading “2016 Career Fair will take place March 23”


Bone chilling temperatures in our area!

Click here to learn how to care for your pet in cold weather.


MetroHealth Career Fair, February 4

Opening of new MetroHealth sites is creating a demand for employees. Learn about the opportunities this Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the MetroHealth Career Fair. The event will take place at the MetroHealth Middleburg Heights November Family Health Center, 7800 Pearl Road. Click here for a flyer.


Get your tickets now for the Feb. 12 Family Sweetheart Dance!

  Don’t wait! Tickets are on sale now at the Community Center for the pre-Valentine’s Day “Family Sweetheart Dance.” This family-oriented event will be held in the grand ballroom at the Middleburg Heights Community Center on Friday, February 12, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The event is an opportunity for families to enjoy an evening … Continue reading “Get your tickets now for the Feb. 12 Family Sweetheart Dance!”


Changes to dumpster availability, recycling dropoff

Beginning January 1, 2016, the Service Department dumpsters will only be open – and computer/recycling collections will only be accepted – on Wednesdays, 8 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Persons utilizing the dumpsters or dropping off recyclables will be asked to present a valid ID as proof of residency. Thank you for your cooperation.


Leaf Collection ends December 4

After December 4, please remember that you can bag your leaves and place them curbside for regular trash pick up.


Bagley Road bridge work progressing

Cuyahoga County crews are continuing their work on the Bagley Road bridge that spans Baldwin Creek near St. Bartholomew Church. County and local officials appreciate motorists’ patience while these much-needed structural repairs are being made.


Pirates & Princesses are invited to the ball!

The Middleburg Heights Recreation Department will host a Pirate & Princess Ball on Friday, November 20, 7-9:30 p.m. in the Community Center’s Grand Ball Room. (Click here for the event flyer.) Children (and even adults) are invited to come in costume as their favorite pirate or princess, have their photo taken and dance to music … Continue reading “Pirates & Princesses are invited to the ball!”


Leaf Pick-up begins October 12

Leaf pick-up will begin October 12 for Middleburg Heights residents. Please rake your leaves to the tree lawn. Do not rake the leaves into the street. Do not include branches, sticks, rocks, metal, animal waste, etc. — leaves only. Residents can expect to receive a pick-up every seven to ten days. At least four city-wide, … Continue reading “Leaf Pick-up begins October 12”


Family Halloween Party Tickets On Sale!

The annual “Boo in the Burg” Family Halloween Party for kids 10 and under (and their families) will be held Saturday, Oct. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Community Center! Staff will hand out loads of candy, have games for the kids to play, and help them make a craft appropriate for the … Continue reading “Family Halloween Party Tickets On Sale!”


Local businessman hosting 6th food drive to help neighbors in need

Even in a prosperous city like Middleburg Heights, there are those who don’t have enough money to buy food: a senior citizen struggling on a limited income, a breadwinner losing a job, a worker who suddenly can’t work because of illness or injury. Bob Kovacevic, owner of Minuteman Press in Middleburg Heights, has seen the … Continue reading “Local businessman hosting 6th food drive to help neighbors in need”


Another Neighborhood Street Improvement Project moving forward.

CATTS Construction will start removing Middlebrook Boulevard tomorrow morning, the detour is being setup today.  The residents will be notified today and Rick Halishak will be there first thing tomorrow morning to make sure everyone is out of their driveway before the roadway pavement is removed. Read more here.


What is Being Done to Protect Ohioans From Mosquito-Borne Diseases?

In Ohio, state and local governments follow a surveillance and response plan for WNV and other mosquito-borne viruses. Control measures are used to try to reduce mosquito breeding without harming the environment. You can support community-based mosquito control programs by preventing mosquito breeding on your property by eliminating standing water. The Middleburg Heights Department of … Continue reading “What is Being Done to Protect Ohioans From Mosquito-Borne Diseases?”


An Important Message From NOPEC

  We have been getting numerous reports of door to door solicitors from at least one energy marketer going door to door to residents in the city stating that Middleburg Hts. is no longer a member of NOPEC. This is completely false. Our community is a member of NOPEC and has been a member of … Continue reading “An Important Message From NOPEC”


School crossing guard position

The City of Middleburg Heights has an immediate job opportunity for a School Crossing Guard. This position is part-time and requires a serious commitment to be at the crossing guard post on each school day, before and after school hours as required. School Crossing Guards help children safely cross busy intersections on their way to school and on their way home. The position is … Continue reading “School crossing guard position”


Crew repairing broken Bagley Road water valve

A crew from the Cleveland Water Department is working this week to repair the broken water valve on Bagley Road. Because the crew will also repair the vault surrounding the valve, the work should take about a week to complete. Middleburg Heights officials appreciate the public’s patience with the inconvenience while this situation is addressed.


Residents invited to enjoy Greektown Casino day trip

Residents are invited to enjoy a day trip to Greektown Casino in Detroit on Wednesday, August 26 Meet new friends and have fun on this enjoyable day trip. Spread the word, sign up and bring a friend. We will do the driving! There is plenty of room, but the deadline is August 10. Cost is … Continue reading “Residents invited to enjoy Greektown Casino day trip”


Seniors can enjoy ‘The Odd Couple’ for free Aug. 7

Seniors (age 60 and over) are invited to a free screening of the1968 classic “The Odd Couple,” starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau, on Friday, August 7, 1 p.m., at the Palace Theater, 1615 Euclid Avenue in downtown Cleveland. Free tickets can be obtained by calling (216) 420-6745. This event is presented by the Cuyahoga … Continue reading “Seniors can enjoy ‘The Odd Couple’ for free Aug. 7”


Middleburg Heights Food Pantry is requesting donations

  For the month of July, the Middleburg Heights Food Pantry is requesting donations of Jell-O, pudding, Kool-Aid and other drink mixes. The Middleburg Heights Food Pantry is a client choice pantry, available to residents of Middleburg Heights and members of city churches who are in need. The pantry is open from 10 a.m. to noon … Continue reading “Middleburg Heights Food Pantry is requesting donations”


“Summer in the City” festival: FOUR days of fun, food, rides, games and music! June 17-20

  Click here for the Festival flyer. Click here for the Ride voucher flyer. Visit the festival website at www.summerinthecityfest.com


Food Drive moved to spring; takes place May 16

The 12th Annual Middleburg Heights Elected Officials Food Drive will be Saturday, May 16, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Heinen’s Supermarket [15300 Bagley Road]. The annual food drive is being held in the Spring this year to best serve those in need. Click here for a flyer.


Memorial Day Ceremony

The City of Middleburg Hts. will host our annual Memorial Day Tribute on Friday, May 22nd at 10:30 am at the Veterans Memorial located in front of the center! In case of inclement weather the ceremony will be held inside the center!


2015 Public Works Project

Pawnee Street Construction Program – Baldwin Creek to James


Summer in the City 2015 Expands To 4 Days! More Days! More Fun!

June 17-20 Family fun with food, rides, games, music and more. Visit the festival website here or download a PDF of the festival flyer


Dates for Waste Roundup and Shred-It; and a call for Pantry donations

The next Household Hazardous Waste Roundup will take place Monday, April 27, at the Middleburg Heights Service Center, 7375 Engle Road. Residents may drop off everything from old paint to car batteries. For a complete list, as well as dates for the summer and fall round-ups, click here. The next Shred-It Day will be Saturday, … Continue reading “Dates for Waste Roundup and Shred-It; and a call for Pantry donations”


Bagley / Pleasant Valley Road Reconstruction

This month the Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works begins reconstructing Bagley/Pleasant Valley Road from Pearl Road to York Road in Middleburg Heights and Parma. Local access for adjacent properties and streets will be maintained. Two-way local traffic will be maintained except for the bridge over Baldwin Creek (between 130th Street and Pearl Road), where … Continue reading “Bagley / Pleasant Valley Road Reconstruction”


Attorney General DeWine Warns Consumers About 513-Area Code Phone Scams

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned that consumers in Ohio and throughout the nation are reporting scam calls that appear to come from a 513 (Cincinnati) area code phone number and attempt to obtain consumers’ credit or debit card numbers. Click to read the press release.


TreeHugger’s Café at LifeWorks of Southwest General to open March 16

Healthy eating, combined with a regular exercise program can positively impact health and wellness. This is just one of many reasons that LifeWorks of Southwest General – the hospital’s premier health and fitness facility – will now offer members fresh, organic food from TreeHugger’s Café. TreeHugger’s Café at LifeWorks of Southwest General will open on … Continue reading “TreeHugger’s Café at LifeWorks of Southwest General to open March 16”


34th ANNUAL OLD OAK RUN

Spring is right around the corner … and so is the start of annual road races! We challenge all runners and walkers to join us on Saturday, April 18, 2015, for the 34th annual OLD OAK RUN—the hospital’s 5K run and one-mile walk. This yearly tradition is attended by hundreds, and is a great way to … Continue reading “34th ANNUAL OLD OAK RUN”


PLEASE HELP

For the month of February, the Middleburg Heights Food Pantry is requesting donations of soups and broths, whether they are canned, dried or frozen. The Middleburg Heights Food Pantry is a client choice pantry, available to residents of Middleburg Heights and members of Middleburg Heights churches who are in need. The pantry is open from … Continue reading “PLEASE HELP”


HOLIDAY TRASH COLLECTION

Middleburg Heights trash collection during the holiday season will continue to be on their regularly scheduled days of Wednesday, December 24th and Wednesday, December 31st.


Protect yourself from ‘IRS’ scammers

Numerous residents have called Middleburg Heights City Hall after receiving phone calls from someone claiming to be from the IRS. Please beware that this is a scam. Do not give any information to this caller. Instead, please take note of the telephone number they have called you from and immediately report the call to the Ohio Attorney … Continue reading “Protect yourself from ‘IRS’ scammers”


Crews plan to continue leaf pick-up, weather permitting

The City of Middleburg Heights will continue fall leaf pick-up if weather permits. This will be the fifth collection this season. If leaf collection is disrupted by snow, crews will make every attempt to travel back through the neighborhoods and collect. City crews depend on citizens to make leaf collection work: •  Please rake leaves … Continue reading “Crews plan to continue leaf pick-up, weather permitting”


Parkway Dance Centre 11th Annual Food Drive

  Parkway Dance Centre is holding its 11th Harvest for Hunger campaign in November. This year PDC is partnering with the Middleburg Heights Food Pantry located in the MHJH building. “The donations we collect from our generous and supportive students will be given to our community,” says Sandi O’Malley, owner of Parkway Dance. O’Malley believes in … Continue reading “Parkway Dance Centre 11th Annual Food Drive”


Service Dept. teams up with CSX to repair Smith Road crossing

  Thanks to the efforts of our Service Department and CSX Transportation, we were able to make major safety repairs to the Smith Road railroad crossing in five days.  The safety repairs included installing new rails and new asphalt pavement and section road repairs. Thank you for your patience and understanding during the road closure.


Leaf Pick-up Program

Leaf pick-up will begin October 13 for Middleburg Heights residents. Please rake your leaves to the tree lawn. Do not rake the leaves into the street. Do not include branches, sticks, rocks, metal, animal waste, etc. — leaves only. Residents can expect to receive a pick-up every seven to ten days. At least four city-wide, … Continue reading “Leaf Pick-up Program”


Bagley Road Reconstruction

Public meeting Tuesday, September 30,  6:00 p.m. Click here for more information


A Taste of the West in Middleburg Hts!

  “Tommy’s Jerky Outlet,” opened their doors about a year and a half ago, but we still consider them to be new to our city. They are located at 7561 Pearl Road here in Middleburg Heights. If you are like me, the first question you are going to ask is, “What the heck is Jerky?” … Continue reading “A Taste of the West in Middleburg Hts!”


FOOD AND OTHER ITEMS NEEDED

  The 11th Annual Middleburg Heights Elected Officials Food Drive will take place Saturday, October 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the parking lot of Heinen’s (at Bagley and Pearl). Please click here for a flyer and see how you can help your neighbors in need.


State Fire Marshal Warns Of Dangers Associated With “Fire Challenge”

The Ohio Department of Commerce Division of State Fire Marshal wants to urge Ohioans not to engage in the “Fire Challenge”. Click here to read more.


Does this scene look familiar to you?

The photo was taken in Middleburg Heights just a few weeks ago. Can you guess where? (The train, bridge, cars and scenery…are in Grand Pacific!) Grand Pacific is a model train store located at 7233 Pearl Road in Middleburg Heights. Grand Pacific shares their space with Treasures from the Heart, a specialty gift store that … Continue reading “Does this scene look familiar to you?”


Campus Fire Safety

According to the Center for Campus Fire Safety, an average of 10 students die every year because of campus-related fires. If you’re a student, on campus or off campus, or if you’re the parent of a student, you’ll want to check out the fire risk and prevention tips in this flyer from FEMA.


CERT training begins Sept. 17

Anyone interested in joining the Community Emergency Response Team in Middleburg Heights should plan to attend a series of eight training sessions at Southwest General Health Center, beginning September 17. CERT members learn how to be more prepared to assist themselves, their family and their neighbors in the event of a disaster, and may also assist city … Continue reading “CERT training begins Sept. 17”


We’re talking about Krispy Kreme, Rainbow Sprinkles and Footballs…

Did you know that the only Krispy Kreme Donut Shop in Cuyahoga County is located right here on the playing field of Middleburg Heights? Their store distributes the donuts all over Cuyahoga County, but Middleburg Heights would be the only place you can get a hot Krispy Kreme, right off the line! So please don’t … Continue reading “We’re talking about Krispy Kreme, Rainbow Sprinkles and Footballs…”


School Bus Safety Pop Quiz (click here for full quiz)

1)  Flashing yellow lights are different from flashing red lights on a bus? a. TRUE b. FALSE 2) When approaching a school bus from an oncoming direction on a two lane road, are you required to stop if it is picking up or dropping off passengers? a. YES b. NO 3) When approaching a school … Continue reading “School Bus Safety Pop Quiz (click here for full quiz)”


Making mouths water here in Middleburg Heights since 1947!

Drop into Faroh’s Chocolates where they sell their world famous “French Chocolates”! Above is the Washington Cherry French Chocolate…YUM! Faroh’s Chocolates is located at 7223 Pearl Road.


Old Oak Blvd. Construction

Beginning the week of August 11, 2014, and continuing for approximately 30 days, construction (full depth pavement repairs) will take place on Old Oak Boulevard. One lane of pavement for both directions of traffic will be maintained by the use of temporary traffic signals in work areas. Traffic will alternate directions through the work zone. Please use … Continue reading “Old Oak Blvd. Construction”


Reading festival for W.A.G.S. 4 Kids to be held at Big Creek Pet Hospital on Wednesday August 6.

Join in the fun event geared toward young readers who will actually be reading to dogs! There will be lots of fun activities and lots of chances to win prizes and all proceeds supporting kids with disabilities! Dr. Fegan has spent the last 10 years donating her time and talent to W.A.G.S 4 Kids, a … Continue reading “Reading festival for W.A.G.S. 4 Kids to be held at Big Creek Pet Hospital on Wednesday August 6.”


Fresh for 65 years!

Before Farm Markets were trendy, Middleburg Heights is proud to say we have had Willie’s Farm Market here in our great city since 1949! Willie’s Farm Market is located at 7136 Pearl Road.


Local Student Wins Poster Contest

  Congratulations to Gianna Mascardine. Gianna won the Ohio State Fire Marshal’s 2013 Fire Safety Poster Contest. Gianna is a sixth grader at the Academy of St. Bartholomew in Middleburg Heights. There are 1,298 fire departments in the State of Ohio that submit entries and Gianna is one of 12 winners throughout the state. (A … Continue reading “Local Student Wins Poster Contest”


2014 Neighborhood Street Improvement Program begins on April 14, 2014

Starting on April 14, 2014, Saratoga Road will be closed to traffic between Indian Creek and Pawnee (there will be NO access in either direction). Also, the intersection of Saratoga and Cherokee Trail will be totally closed to traffic. The intersections of Saratoga / Pawnee and Saratoga / Indian Creek will remain open for east/west … Continue reading “2014 Neighborhood Street Improvement Program begins on April 14, 2014”


Hydrant Flushing starts April 14, 2014

Starting the week of April 14, 2014 and throughout the summer, the Middleburg Heights Fire Department will be testing the flow of water through all city hydrants.  Signs will be posted in residential and commercial areas prior to testing.  During the testing of the water line, you may notice in the water a brown discoloration. To … Continue reading “Hydrant Flushing starts April 14, 2014”


Southwest General’s Heart & Vascular Institute Invites You To A Stroke Awareness And Prevention Event.

The event will be held on Thursday, May 8th at 6:30-8:30 p.m. Click here for more details.


Individuals, organizations honored at 26th annual Salute to the City.

For 26 years now, the annual Salute to the City has recognized outstanding citizens, employees and organizations in Middleburg Heights. This year’s event was held Saturday, March 22, at the Community Center, with Mayor Starr and Dan Sage (President of the Chamber of Commerce) presenting a number of awards. A complete list of those recognized can … Continue reading “Individuals, organizations honored at 26th annual Salute to the City.”


ATTENTION RECYCLERS

The Phone Book Recycling Campaign will be discontinued after 2013 due to the availability of other recycling options. Phone books can be recycled through your local curbside recycling program or at any Paper Retriever drop-off location. Thank you for recycling!


What do Chef Boyardee and a graduate from Midpark have in common?

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ANOTHER GOOD SAMARITAN RESCUES A FROZEN CAT

This past week you may have heard about a cat in Elyria that was frozen to the road and rescued by a Good Samaritan.  Fortunately, our area is full of many good people!  Because of the harsh weather conditions this past week, another cat (that we named “Olaf”) was found frozen to the side of … Continue reading “ANOTHER GOOD SAMARITAN RESCUES A FROZEN CAT”


Career Fair set for March 26

The seventh annual Career Fair will be held Wednesday, March 26, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Polaris Career Center, 7285 Old Oak Blvd. in Middleburg Heights. For an event flyer, click here.


Service Dept. works around the clock to clear streets and driveways

To Mayor Gary Starr’s Office:  “Wanted to let you know how great our service department is! Today, in spite of all the snow that came down, those guys were out there in the early morning plowing out the driveways of us seniors. Thank you for this service to our seniors, Mayor Starr, and a big … Continue reading “Service Dept. works around the clock to clear streets and driveways”


2nd Annual Cleveland Cat Health Fair

Wednesday, February 26th from 7:00pm – 9:00pm click for details


Health Care Reform educational event March 1st

Southwest General will offer an educational session on Health Care Reform and Ohio’s Health Care Exchange on Saturday, March 1, 10 a.m., in the Williams Conference Center (located in the basement of the L. Jon Schurmeier Pavilion [Building C]). Participants will learn more about what the Health Care Exchange is, how to enroll, how to … Continue reading “Health Care Reform educational event March 1st”


“PICKLEBALL” is here!

The “Pickleball” passion has now reached the city of Middleburg Heights! This trending sport is a combination of Tennis, Badminton and Ping-Pong, all rolled up in one and designed to be played by all ages. According to Pickleball websites, the sport was invented in the backyard of Joel Pritchard, a Congressman from the State of Washington. Even … Continue reading ““PICKLEBALL” is here!”


Mayor Gary W. Starr Hosts Holiday Evening with Frankie Avalon to Raise Money for Middleburg Heights Food Pantry

Middleburg Heights Mayor Gary Starr, hosted a “Holiday Evening with Frankie Avalon” this past Saturday, December 14, 2013.  All Middleburg Heights residents and their friends were invited to the first ever event of its kind-to raise funds and awareness for the Middleburg Heights Food Pantry. Members of city council along with city employees and many … Continue reading “Mayor Gary W. Starr Hosts Holiday Evening with Frankie Avalon to Raise Money for Middleburg Heights Food Pantry”


Holiday Trash Collection Reminder

The holiday trash collection dates are Thursday, December 26 and Thursday, January 2.


Leaf Collection Program

The 2013 Leaf Collection Program is ending December 13, 2013.  Any remaining leaves can be bagged and put out for normal trash collection.  Thank you to our residents for making this program a success!


Community Tree Lighting November 29

Residents and businesses are invited to a free holiday celebration on Friday, November 29, from 5:30 to 9 p.m., at the Middleburg Heights Community Center. Enjoy the tree lighting, music, refreshments and more. Click here for a flyer.


Pet Food Drive scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 26

The 1st Middleburg Heights Animal Control and Pet Supplies Plus Pet Food Drive will take place Saturday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Pet Supplies Plus, 7570 Pearl Road. Residents are invited to stop by and make a donation of dog/cat food or treats.


Leaf pick-up for the city of Middleburg Heights begins October 7, 2013

Leaf pick-up will begin October 7, 2013 for Middleburg Heights residents. Please rake your leaves to the tree lawn. Do not rake the leaves into the street. Do not include branches, sticks, rocks, metal, animal waste, etc.- Leaves Only. Residents can expect to receive a pick up every seven to ten days.


Shred-It Day

Saturday, October 5th, 2013 9AM- 12PM Drop-off location Middleburg Heights Service Center 7375 Engle Road Rain or Shine


MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS MAKES NEWS IN WALL STREET JOURNAL

Remember that old prank-call kids made long ago when we were growing up? The prankster would select a random number from the White Pages (AKA: Phone Book) and ask, “Is your refrigerator running?” If the answer was yes, then the prankster would say, “Well you better go catch it!” But for Mary Schmidt, a resident … Continue reading “MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS MAKES NEWS IN WALL STREET JOURNAL”


“Trick or Treating” Thursday, October 31 from 6pm to 8pm

  “Trick or Treating” will be held on Halloween evening which is Thursday, October 31, 2013 between the hours of 6 pm and 8 pm!  Happy Halloween!


HOLIDAY TRASH COLLECTION REMINDER

Due to the Labor Day Holiday, trash/recycling collection is scheduled for Thursday, September 5th, 2013.


PARKWAY DANCE CENTRE STAYS IN MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS

This is a picture of the ribbon cutting held Friday August 16, 2013 at 3401 Smith Road at Southland South Shopping Center.  Pictured above are students of Parkway Dance Centre, adults pictured from left to right: Owner Sandra O’Malley, City Councilman Raymond Guttmann, Doris Wroble, Executive Director of the MH Chamber of Commerce and Robert … Continue reading “PARKWAY DANCE CENTRE STAYS IN MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS”


CONGRATULATIONS TO LITTLE MISS AND MISS MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS 2013

On behalf of the city of Middleburg Heights and all city council members our heartfelt congratulations go out to Anna Czarnecki, Little Miss Middleburg Heights 2013 and Alexandria (alex) Mazza, Miss Middleburg Heights 2013! Congratulations again, Mayor Gary W. Starr


“MAYOR STARR MEETS MORT NOVEMBER AND THANKS HIM”

Last month, Mayor Gary W. Starr welcomed the “Middleburg Heights November Family Health Center” to our city.  Pictured above is Mayor Starr thanking Mr. Mort November for his generous gift of $1.5 million to the MetroHealth System.


MAYOR STARR MEETS WITH YOUNG AMBASSADORS

Young Ambassadors of Middleburg Heights: (from left to right) Abbey Schad, Alec Cario, Mayor Gary W. Starr, Olivia Farris,  Sebastian Cario and Cassie Cagle.  The Young Ambassador’s baked cookies for several departments within the city of Middleburg Heights and thanked them for their hard work!   Mayor Starr and all of city Council members thank them for their hard work … Continue reading “MAYOR STARR MEETS WITH YOUNG AMBASSADORS”


City Administrators along with TorchStone Global Officials Discuss Operation: Protect Our Children Plan

Pictured above (from left to right) John Maddox-Chief of Police, Eljay B. Bowron-Chairman at TorchStone Global, Gary W. Starr-Mayor of Middleburg Heights, J. Lawrence Cunningham-Senior Consultant at TorchStone Global, Sandra Kerber-Esq-Safety Director, Bob Downey-Executive Assistant to the Mayor


“Have a great Labor Day”

Mayor Gary W. Starr and all members of Middleburg Heights City Council would like to wish all residents and business owners a happy and safe Labor Day!


Gymnasium named in honor of retiring recreation director Carl Guarnieri

  On May 28, Mayor Gary W. Starr and the members of City Council honored retiring recreation director Carl Guarnieri with a proclamation officially naming the Community Center gymnasium in his honor, and saluting his many years of service. Pictured, L-R: Councilmen Matt Castelli and Ray Guttmann, Mayor Starr, Guarnieri, Council President Alan Budney.


Goodbye to an old friend

  The final Midpark High School commencement will take place this evening, May 29. Tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. the last bell will ring. The City of Middleburg Heights, on behalf of all who attended Midpark High School and benefitted from its presence here, would like to extend its sincere thanks to the teachers and staff … Continue reading “Goodbye to an old friend”


Middleburg Hts. is named Tree City USA for the 17th year!

Mayor Gary W. Starr, Members of Council and the City of Middleburg Heights Service Department worked to become designated for the 17th year as a Tree City USA! Listed below are 15 reasons why Middleburg Hts. became a Tree City Encourages better care of community forests. Touches the lives of people within the community who … Continue reading “Middleburg Hts. is named Tree City USA for the 17th year!”


A Message from the Service Department:

H&M Launches Global Garment-Recycling Initiative In February 2013, H&M launched a garment-recycling initiative that allows customers to exchange any used garments, from any brand, in any condition, at each of H&M’s 269 U.S. stores and 48 markets worldwide. This will help avoid textile waste, save natural resources and reduce environmental impact. H&M offers an incentive for the program. For each … Continue reading “A Message from the Service Department:”


Middleburg Heights Shred-It Day

The next Shred-It Day will be Saturday June 29, 9 a.m. to noon, at the Middleburg Heights Service Center, 7375 Engle Road. For answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the event, click here.


Cleveland Cat Health Fair

Middleburg Heights Community Center will be hosting the Cleveland Cat Health Fair on Wednesday, April 24 from 7p.m. – 9p.m. The Cleveland Cat Health Fair includes presentations by veterinarians, Drs. Fegan, Souders and Zabik and educational stations that address common feline health issues. Your $5 admission benefits BCPH’s Spay and Release program. For more information, contact: … Continue reading “Cleveland Cat Health Fair”


Hydrant flushing

The Middleburg Heights Fire Department will be testing the operation and flowing water through all fire hydrants in the city beginning April 15, 2013. Residential and commercial areas will be tested throughout the day. Notification signs will be posted for each area in advance prior to testing. Do not run your water while hydrants are … Continue reading “Hydrant flushing”


Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up

The next waste round-up will take place Monday, April 15, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Middleburg Heights Service Center, 7375 Engle Road. Residents may drop off everything from old paint to car batteries. For a complete list, as well as dates for the summer and fall round-ups, click here.


Another successful Leaf Season has come to a close

The 2012 Leaf Season is now over. The Service Department collected 6,521 cubic yards of leaves. Thanks to all the residents who help make this a successful program.


City salutes outstanding Food Drive efforts

City officials would like to thank Candyce Traci (of All Media Design Group) and the Ohio Center for Broadcasting for their significant donations to the 9th Annual Middleburg Heights Elected Officials Food Drive. As part of a new community outreach initiative at OCB, students were charged with collecting non-perishable/unexpired food items and toiletries for the … Continue reading “City salutes outstanding Food Drive efforts”


URGENT: Recharging Station at Community Center

The Middleburg Heights Community Center is open to “recharge’. The City of Middleburg Heights has opened the ‘Recharging Station’ for it’s residents and their guests inconvenienced due to recent power outages from the storm. Residents and their guests may come to the Community Center to recharge themselves and their electronic devices. The Community Center will … Continue reading “URGENT: Recharging Station at Community Center”


The 5th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Saturday, September 29, 2012 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Click here to learn more.


Second Annual Middleburg Heights Shred-It Day

Drop-off Location: Middleburg Heights Service Center 7375 Engle Road Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 9 a.m. to noon For more information on recycling, click here.


High school students to collect electronics at fundraiser

Midpark, Garfield Heights and St. Ignatius high schools will hold an electronic recycling fundraiser Saturday, September 29, from 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at their respective schools. Students will help remove electronics from donors’ vehicles as they earn volunteer hours and raise money for the Midpark National Honor Society, Garfield Heights Music Boosters and local … Continue reading “High school students to collect electronics at fundraiser”


Seniors Seminar: Correct Taking of Medications

Family First Caregivers invites senior citizens and their families to attend a presentation focusing on “Administration and Correct Taking of Medications.” Thomas J. Klosterman, M.D., will present. A question and answer session will follow. The event will take place Thursday, Sept. 27, 6:05 p.m., at Family First Caregivers’ Family Room, 14945 Bagley Road, Middleburg Heights. … Continue reading “Seniors Seminar: Correct Taking of Medications”


Food and Other Items Needed

The 9th Annual Middleburg Heights Elected Officials Food Drive will take place Saturday, October 20, in the parking lot of Heinen’s (at Bagley and Pearl). Please click here for a flyer and see how you can help your neighbors in need.


Tree Limb Removal

We highly encourage residents to spend a few extra minutes to bundle limbs to weigh no more than 40 lbs. and to cut them into 4 ft. lengths for Allied/Republic Waste to pick up every Wednesday. Beginning July 2012, every first and third Monday of each month, the Service Department will pick up limbs that … Continue reading “Tree Limb Removal”


Household Hazardous Waste Day

The City of Middleburg Heights Public Service Department held its spring Household Hazardous Waste Day on April 16th. Residents dropped off items ranging from paint to pesticides to fluorescent bulbs at the city’s Service Center on Engle Road. The city will see to their proper disposal. The next drop-off day will be held Monday, September … Continue reading “Household Hazardous Waste Day”


Summer in the City 2012

June 21-23 Family fun with food, rides, games, music and more. Visit the festival website here or download the festival flyer (PDF).


Wildlife-proof your yard

Deer are attracted to hostas, rhododendrons and flowers. If you are having a deer problem, you may have to alter your shrubbery. A list of deer-resistant plants is provided here.


Shred-It Days scheduled

The summer Shred-It Day will take place Saturday, June 9, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Middleburg Heights Service Center, 7375 Engle Road. Fall Shred-It Day will be Saturday, October 6. A flyer with FAQs is available.

Summer Shred-It Day flyer (PDF)


NOTICE!

Middleburg Heights Residents — Beginning Feb. 29, Solid Waste/Rubbish collection is changing to Wednesdays.