Wednesday, September 7, 2011
New and ongoing improvements to the city were the focus of much of Tuesday’s council meeting.
City Council discussed a variety of updates and improvements residents can expect to see around Brecksville during Tuesday’s committee and regular meetings at City Hall. Here’s a quick look at some of them:
Monday, June 6, 2011
City council and school boards meet; 'The Music Man' starts this weekend.
Here’s what is going on this week in Brecksville. • A special meeting of the Brecksville-Broadview Heights Board of Education will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday at the Education Center, 6638 Mill Rd. The board will meet in executive session to review negotiations/bargaining sessions with public employees concerning their compensation or other terms of employment. The district could lose as much as $2.9 million a year in state funding, and the district faces a budget deficit as early as 2013 even without those funding cuts, according to Superintendent Scot Prebles. • City Council meets at 8 p.m. Tuesday in City Hall, 9069 Brecksville Rd. • Thursday is the last day of school except at Highland Drive and Hilton elementary schools, which will …
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Coming off Memorial Day, community looks ahead to Home Days in 3 weeks.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Dave Wilson
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Brecksville celebrates 200 years of being Brecksville this year. The city is spreading the celebration throughout the year, and has a calendar dedicated to the Bicentennial celebration. Here are highlights of the summer’s planned Brecksville bicentennial events. • June 10-12, June 17-19: The Music Man at Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School. Tickets $10. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The Music Man will be a combined production by the Brecksville Little Theatre, Brecksville Theater on the Square, Broadview Heights Spotlights and the Brecksville-Broadview Heights schools. See photos of the tryouts. • June 23-26: Home Days begins at 5 p.m. Thursday and continues through Sunday. Featured events include silent auction…
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Family best bets for the week.
Two ways to enjoy the snow, two history lessons and one chance to feed a free-flying bird: pick and choose from this week’s array of events. • SNOW TUBING AT POLAR BLAST Where/When: Boston Mills/Brandywine, 1146 West Highland Rd., Northfield, 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday Why Go: Take advantage of the fresh snow and go snow tubing, but be sure to check the day's snow report before heading out. Pricing: A regular, three-hour ticket is $25 for adults and children over 7, and $15 for children under 6. Unlimited, all-day tickets are $59. • FAMILY FRIDAY NIGHT: SLEDDING Where/When: North Chagrin Reservation, SOM Center and Eddy roads in Willoughby Hills, …
Thursday, February 3, 2011
Not sure what to do this weekend? Here are some Patchy ideas.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We've got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and bars/restaurants/shops to explore. 1. BRECKSVILLE LITTLE THEATER Where/When: The Old Town Hall; Friday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Why Go: To see its production of Inherit the Wind. Pricing: $10 2. BICENTENNIAL BALL Where/When: Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd., Independence; Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. Why Go: Come and celebrate Brecksville's 200th anniversary. Pricing: $100. 3. TAILGATE BUFFET FOR SUPER BOWL XLV Where/When: Peppermill Pub and Grill, 7011 Mill Rd., Brecksville; starting at 4 p.m. Why …
Monday, January 31, 2011
Things to do and places to go in Brecksville.
The city is celebrating its 200th anniversary with a Bicentennial Ball at the Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside in Independence. Tickets for the Saturday evening event are still available through the Human Services Center and Community Center, and cost $100. Cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m. with appetizers and entertainment by the Brecksville-Broadview Heights String Quartet. Brecksville's Little Theater continues its presentation of "Inherit the Wind" at The Old Town Hall. The play is a fictionalized account of the 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial, in which a teacher was charged with violating a state law prohibiting the teaching of Darwin's theory of evolution in public schools. Admission is $10. It's Train Days at the Brecksville branch of the …
Monday, December 20, 2010
Follow Brecksville Patch's holiday gift guide to find unique, last-minute presents for friends and family.
With Christmas just a few days away, there's still a little bit of time to finish up holiday shopping for friends and family. If you're still not sure what to put under the tree, consider bringing a little hometown cheer to your holiday with gifts that are unique to the City of Brecksville. The year 2011 will mark the Brecksville's 200th year, and the Brecksville Bicentennial Committee is hard at work planning a number of ways for residents to mark the occasion, said Jinny Farr, chair of the Bicentennial Publicity Committee. Commemorative apparel is available on the City of Brecksville's Bicentennial website, including long- and short-sleeved polo shirts, hooded sweatshirts and baseball caps. All merchandise is red, white or blue and …