Monday, February 4, 2013
The vacancy on Council was created when Council President Anthony DiCicco became city mayor after the previous mayor, Gregory Costabile, resigned from the position.
The Mayfield Heights City Council is accepting applications for consideration in filling a vacancy for a Council member. Qualifications for said council seat, as set forth in the Charter of the City of Mayfield Heights are as follows: Applications should include a letter of intent as well as a current resume or curriculum vitae, a brief background of the applicant (including education and employment history,) their reasons for wanting to serve as a Council member, and any civic or community involvement with the city of Mayfield Heights. This appointment to fill the vacancy shall be made before March 18 and the successful applicant will hold office until December 31, 2013. According to the Charter of the City of Mayfield Heights, Article IV…
Friday, August 3, 2012
Some 86 classic cars displayed at Fourth Annual Car Show
With a live band playing music from the 60’s and 70’s and being surrounded by classic cars from many different eras, Dave Brewster of Mayfield Heights just couldn’t have been happier. Mayfield Heights hosted its Fourth Annual Car Show in the DeJohn Community Center parking lot with some 86 classic cars and Ricky & The Rockets covering classic rock hits on Thursday night. Standing next to his 1989 Chevy Corvette Convertible, that lot could’ve easily been Brewster’s heaven. “I just turned 59 on July 31,” Brewster said. “I remember all these cars. I remember driving around with my dad and seeing all these cars. I enjoy hearing all those songs from the 60’s and 70’s. It was a good time then.” Hundreds turned out for the event milling around …
Friday, July 20, 2012
Former mayor says anti-poaching measure not good for Mayfield Heights
Friday, July 20, 2012
Dear Mayfield Heights Residents, “The supreme quality of a leader is unquestionable integrity. The first great need is integrity and high purpose.” – Dwight Eisenhower The hallmark of courage in our age of conformity is the capacity to stand on one's convictions ... because these are what one believes. Our council representatives were elected to serve you and maintain our great city as our forefathers started. Unfortunately, Mayor Gregory Costabile ridiculed Councilmembers Donna Finney, Nino Monaco, Paul Sciria, Diane Snider and Gayle Teresi for voting not to join his poaching group, even though all of them have taken an oath to serve all of our residents. They stand tall; to say to all of us, that is what they are doing. They voted NOT to…
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Elementary kids participate in leadership program
The Lander ROCKs leadership program at Lander Elementary School completed its first year in 2012 with an eye towards promoting leadership and community service in elementary school children. The program featured various activities throughout the school year that included assisting senior citizens and working at a food pantry. Twelve Lander Elementary students graduated from the program and included Justin Arnold, Madison Basak, Julianna Ciccarelli, Isabella Cipullo, Brenda Coyne, Stevie Grieshammer, Daykota Hayes, Jordan Kabb, Maria Regas, Hannah Schmidt, Maria Schreiner and Elizabeth Shneyderman. “I came away very impressed with our next generation,” Mayfield Heights Mayor Gregory Costabile said at Monday’s city council meeting. “I can …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Mayfield Heights mayor invited by Congressman LaTourette.
Mayfield Heights Mayor Gregory Costabile is heading to Washington, D.C. in hopes of bringing back some more federal dollars with him. Congressman Steve LaTourette, R-14, puts on an annual program for mayors in his district. Costabile was invited because Mayfield Heights, which has been represented by Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-11, will be part of LaTourette's district starting in 2013. "It's a chance to get some one-on-one time with the congressman," said Costabile, he leaves today and will return on Friday. "There are a number of issues that I wanted to run by him." In addition to meeting with mayors, LaTourette sets up sessions with representatives from various federal agencies. Costabile said it's an opportunity to meet with officials who are…
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Global engineering firm will help city with its upcoming strategic plan.
Mayfield Heights City Council passed a resolution Monday authorizing a global firm to handle its engineering and designing services for the year. For $2,000 a month, San Francisco-based URS Corp. will provide instruction and advice for department heads throughout the city. For specific projects, URS will be paid on an hourly basis, depending on the project. Mayor Gregory Costabile said he looks forward to working with the company's engineers on the city's upcoming strategic plan. "All in all, we're grateful they've been willing to stand by us," "It's really been a positive for both of us." This is the fourth annual contract the city has agreed to with URS, which has several Northeast Ohio offices. Council members said the new contract is …
Friday, February 17, 2012
Talk at Landerhaven focused on country's future.
Instead of bashing opponents along the Republic primary campaign trail, Mitt Romney took a patriotic approach to his speech at the Cuyahoga County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner. The event, held at Executive Caterers at Landerhaven, was attended by 1,200 diners and another 100 standing-room only guests. Mayfield Heights Mayor Gregory Costabile said people were in a patriotic mood from the start, singing along with the National Anthem, and Romney kept that momentum going. "I think it was the message that people wanted to hear," Costabile said. "Although the country is in need of some change, he retains optimism that it can be achieved." Romney, former governor of Massachusetts, talked about his background in the business world and said…