Top 10 reasons to vote FOR ISSUE 2, Tuesday, May 5th

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10. School levies are how we fund public schools in Ohio. Nobody likes it and it’s not even constitutional but it’s the only way districts can meet rising costs associated with natural inflation. 9. The district has LESS money than it had in 2011, when we passed the last levy. The state has cut funding […]

Scott Gainer clarifies the facts on Issue 2

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Sadly, a lot of misinformation and flat out lies have been put into the community by a handful of opponents and we need to set the record straight and get out and vote. Otherwise, our schools, students and community will suffer from losing this vital funding. FACT:  The number of administrators did not increase by […]

Identify friendlies, stay friendly

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For this final installment, a few clarifications and recommendations. First? There are so many people in the city of University Heights who support public education, in general, and our high school students at Wiley, in particular. Friends, please accept my tardy gratitude and acknowledgement for your support and dedication to this issue. It is because […]

Safety, security and the secrets of improv

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First, some housekeeping. Do we have a approved safety plan, a Memorandum of Understanding between the district and a law enforcement body right now? No, we do not. The district meets with the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s office and UH Police Chief Steven Hammett on October 21st. Given that the City Engineer and the Fire Chief […]

What is GOING ON in University Heights?

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Last week, I learned that a dear friend and neighbor is moving out of University Heights. In discussing the many reasons, we stumbled together into a briar patch of passion, frustration and, for her, resignation. “I can’t be fighting this school battle all the time. Why would I stay in a city that doesn’t want […]