Cleveland Heights

Carlos Dashawn Brown was able to scheme over $100K via bank fraud and identity theft. According to the report, the victims Brown went after were either old, had mental disabilities, or both. 

If we haven’t learned anything from 2020, we have most definitely learned this, in the midst of the pandemic, when the normal shut down you had to have more than one iron in the fire to survive the new normal.  Now in 2021 as we are slowly returning to pre-pandemic normal the fruits of doing […]

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — Big Fun toy store in Cleveland Heights is closing after 27 years. The business made the announcement on Facebook Monday morning. “I used to joke that they would have to carry me out of Big Fun horizontally,” said owner Steve Presser. “I’m here to say that I much prefer the alternative. […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Movie star Jennifer Lawrence made a stop at Cleveland Heights High School on Thursday to let students know they can make a difference. According to the school’s website the Oscar-winning actress joined 30 students in a discussion about fixing democracy. Student Londyn Crenshaw said Lawrence was very informed about political topics. Crenshaw said one of the highlights […]

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – “USA Today” listed a Cleveland Heights store among the “Black Friday: Best retail locations to shop“. The newspaper chose its top places to shop in each state and the Big Fun Toy Store and Eastwood Mall in Niles, also in northeast Ohio, were the only two picked in Ohio. It cited the toy store’s […]

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – A Cleveland Heights church announced Tuesday morning that the parish has become the first sanctuary church in Cuyahoga County.  Forest Hill Presbyterian Church, which is located at 3031 Monticello Boulevard in Cleveland Heights, will attempt to provide protection to undocumented immigrants. Leonore Garcia is the first undocumented immigrant to seek refuge at […]

The recipient of the milkshake had passed away last week.   Emily Pomeranz had one last wish. The Ohio native was living in Washington D.C. battling pancreatic cancer, and all she wanted was to taste her favorite milkshake one more time. Her friend Sam Klein said Pomeranz asked for the chocolatey treat from her favorite […]

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS – A new study released Thursday by Northeastern University and the Environmental Working Group shows harmful types of PFCs, known as PFASs, can be found in drinking water across 27 states, including in the Cleveland Heights system. PFCs are commonly found in water-resistant products, such as nonstick frying pans and stain and water-resistant clothing. […]

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – City officials have just approved a food truck pilot program. On Friday, City Manager Tanisha Briley announced the city will allow food trucks at businesses; however, the businesses must get an outdoor dining permit first. “We’re excited to be able to move forward with this pilot program and be able to […]

Cleveland’s MetroHealth System is expanding its hospital reach to Parma and Cleveland Heights. The hospital system announced the addition of community hospitals at its existing medical offices at 10 Severance Circle in Cleveland Heights and 12301 Snow Road in Parma. The Cleveland Heights location will see the addition of 12 single-occupancy patient rooms. The Parma location […]

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – There will be a Barrio Tacos in Cleveland Heights. The restaurant made the announcement on a Facebook post. This location will be at 2466 Fairmount Boulevard, the restaurant will open on Feb. 28th at 4 p.m. READ MORE: Article Courtesy of WOIO Cleveland 19 News First Picture Courtesy of […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Home Depot is hosting hiring events in the greater Cleveland area this week to fill 250 job openings at several stores including Strongsville, Cleveland Heights and Euclid stores. This is part of a nationwide hiring effort as the company gears up for spring, The Home Depot’s busiest selling season. Managers […]