🌱 County Announces Polling Location Changes + Scooter Station Removed

Good morning, everybody. It’s Friday in Lakewood and I’m back in your inbox with everything you need to know about what’s happening locally.

First, today’s weather:

Partly sunny and nice. High: 80 Low: 69.

Here are the top three stories today in Lakewood:

  1. The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections announced polling location changes that will affect 22,000 voters in Tuesday’s primary election. The changes apply to 23 precincts in Bedford, Cleveland, Fairview Park, North Olmsted, North Royalton and Westlake. Voters affected by the changes were notified by mail of their new voting locations. (Cleveland.com)
  2. The city of Lakewood removed the scooter station in front of Dr. Greg DeVor’s Madison Avenue office to the opposite corner of the street. DeVor had complained that his elderly and handicapped patients were inconvenienced by the location of the scooters. Dr. DeVor was quoted as saying, “You said you can’t fight city hall, but dang it… I’m gonna try!” (News 5 Cleveland WEWS)
  3. June brought 1.28 inches below-average rainfall for Cleveland. By late June, Northeast Ohio began to experience early stages of drought conditions and early July showed abnormally dry conditions. Abnormally dry refers to areas experiencing short-term dryness slow planting, growth of crops or pastures. The weekly United States Drought Monitor, released yesterday, showed noticeable improvements over the month of July. (News 5 Cleveland)

Today in Lakewood:

  • Learn Thru Play At Cove Community Center (9:30 AM)
  • Rachel Carson-PUBLIC – Women in History At Ashland Public Library(5:00 PM)
  • Something Rotten! At Beck Center for the Arts (7:30 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Scroll through the latest houses to hit the Lakewood area real estate market. View pictures, read through the specs and then click on listing to learn more. (Lakewood patch)
  • Come meet Otter, Powder, Cameron and many more of the pets waiting to be fostered or adopted at Lakewood area animal shelters. View their pictures, read their write-ups and then click on the link to learn more about how you can make a difference in their lives. (Lakewood patch)
  • Come see Conan Gray at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 pm At eighteen, Gray’s song “Idle Town”, which he wrote and produced, charted in the top 30 global viral hits on Spotify in its first week and by August 2018 had over 11 million streams. (Google)

That’s it for today! See you all tomorrow for another update.