Why is the city's name spelled as it is? Beachwood Historical...
BEACHWOOD, Ohio -- The beech tree for which the city is named is spelled with two 'e's, while the name of the city contains the letter "a."
Term limits for Beachwood Mayor Merle Gorden, city council won't be on November ballot
Five Beachwood residents earlier this month began collecting signatures to place a charter amendment on the ballot that would limit the mayor and city council members to three terms in office.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Cyber-hooker evades fraud charges: Orange Village police blotter
Soliciting, Orange Place: A detective's investigation of possible solicitation-for-sex suspects led to the Internet website "Back Pages" and the Aug. 25 arrest of an East Cleveland man, 20, after police met up with him in a room at the Super 8 motel, where they arrived looking for a female prostitute with the screen name "Aubrey."
Investigations into courthouse bomb threats and Aliza Sherman murder...
CLEVELAND, Ohio The ongoing investigations into the stabbing death of Beachwood nurse Aliza Sherman and charges that her divorce lawyer called in bomb threats to a downtown courthouse -- and potentially others - are "parallel" and "intertwined," prosecutors said in court Wednesday.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Beachwood superintendent to resign; assistant superintendent to take over next school year
Robert Hardis, who has served as assistant superintendent since 2012, will take over the district's top job next August.
Beachwood now offers free mobile phone, tablet app
The city has made available a free mobile application that allows residents with a smart phone to access information about Beachwood.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Beachwood City Council approves development of a master plan; city...
City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve legislation that has the city entering into a contract with the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission to pay between $50,000-$54,000 for a master plan and the work that goes into its formulation, including a survey of residents.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Insurance firm with $1.5-million payroll to move to Beachwood from Richmond Heights; architects narrowed down for possible new fire station
City Council Monday unanimously passed a job creation incentive agreement that will allow Richmond Heights insurance firm International Excess Companies to call Beachwood its next home.
Keith Winebrenner is sworn in as Beachwood's new chief of police
Commander Keith A. Winebrenner, who had been serving as acting chief since March when former chief Mark Sechrist retired, officially took the helm of the 44-officer department at Monday's City Council meeting.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Richmond Heights City Council, Charter Review Committee propose contradicting charter amendments
The Richmond Heights Charter Review Committee is proposing nine charter amendments, several that would reduce council's powers, but council has submitted amendments that give it more authority.
Mom brings her her 3-year-old son shoplifting: Beachwood police blotter
THEFT, CEDAR ROAD: At 7:29 p.m. on Aug. 9, a woman brought her 3-year-old son along as she shoplifted.
Preston's H.O.P.E. in Beachwood to be temporarily closed...
Preston's H.O.P.E., the fully accessible playground located on the grounds of the Mandel Jewish Community Center, will be temporarily closed from Sept.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Attorney general seeks restitution from laser liposuction business
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has announced a lawsuit against Wellness Laser and Med Spa LLC, which operates in central and northeast Ohio, for unfair and deceptive business practices.
Spaces in Beachwood offers estate liquidation and consignment showrooms: It's Your Business
Name of Business: Spaces and Spaces Outlet Address: 3355 Richmond Road, Suite 211 Beachwood, OH 44122 Phone: 440-488-6935 Web address: www.spacesconsignment.com Owners: Trina Miller and Bill Jeffries Type of business: Estate liquidators and consignment showroom Number of employees : 8 Years in business: 42 Tell us what your business does: ... (more)
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Mayfield Heights is revamping its website
Mayfield Heights is getting a new website. The city is paying Civic Plus, the same company that worked on Beachwood's website, $33,000 to make its site more interactive and easy to navigate, Mayor Anthony DiCicco said.
The Columbus Dispatch
DeWine suing Westerville weight-loss company
Wellness Laser and Med Spa, which operates in central and northeast Ohio, is being sued for unfair and deceptive business practices by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
After 25 years, Beachwood Safety Town director still gets...
One doesn't last 25 years on a job -- and excel at it -- without having some passion for that occupation.
Citizens demand term limits for Beachwood Mayor Merle Gorden, City Council
Beachwood City Council members say there's no need for charter amendment that would limit their tenure - and that of controversial Mayor Merle Gorden.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Financial office break-in, other attempts investigated: Pepper Pike police blotter
Breaking and entering , Chagrin Boulevard: Bandits appear to have made off with strictly petty cash in an Aug. 6 break-in at the Wells Fargo financial institution, formerly Wachovia.