Fairview Park

Tri-C Student Wins National Landscape Competition

Frank Vareska Finishes First Overall; College Team Places Highest Among Two-Year Schools The top landscape and horticulture student in the country attends Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®). Frank Vareska won the 2019 National Collegiate Landscape Competition, finishing with the leading score among nearly 800 competitors at the annual event held March 20-23 at Colorado State University. His performance led Tri-C’s team ... Read More »

Fairview Park Police: Church ‘Issues’ Lead to Arrest of Armed Man

Fairview Park Police report they were alerted to a man who may have ‘had a plan’ for Journey Church at 21220 Lorain Road in Fairview Park on March 3. The man’s cell phone was pinged and the suspect was found in the vicinity of the church at 1127 hours. A loaded .357 revolver was found under his car seat. Here ... Read More »

Fairview Police: Update to school threat incident

Fairview Park police released an updated statement on the school threat incident from January 19: After midnight on January 19th, we received information from multiple sources that some Fairview High School/Middle School students had overheard other students talking about causing a disturbance or making an attack at the school at some future date. It was considered to be more as ... Read More »

The ‘You Can’t Believe It” Police News

The “You Can’t Believe It” Police News: A Fairview Park man was so drunk that when police asked him to step out of his car, it was discovered he had both legs in one pant leg of his shorts! Yes, it happened on New Year’s Eve. Just before 9 p.m. He smelled strongly of an alcoholic beverage and was unsteady ... Read More »

Police: Up and (Almost) Over

On 12/4/18 at approx. 9pm a Bay Village resident reported that a vehicle was sitting on the railroad tracks at the north end of Canterbury Rd. Officers responded and discovered that the operator, who had been driving north bound on Canterbury, neglected to stop at the dead end, struck the guardrail, went airborne over a drop off and then landed ... Read More »

“Homeless Jesus” Sculpture Finds Thanksgiving Home at Messiah Lutheran Church

A life size sculpture titled “Homeless Jesus” has traveled to Messiah Lutheran Church in Fairview Park. Created by Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz, it depicts Jesus as a homeless person lying on a bench covered by a blanket with wounds in his feet. This symbolic work of art is one of a series of inspiring sculptures crafted by Schmalz. Community West ... Read More »

“Homeless Jesus” Sculpture Finds Thanksgiving Home at Messiah Lutheran Church

A life size sculpture titled “Homeless Jesus” has traveled to Messiah Lutheran Church in Fairview Park. Created by Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz, it depicts Jesus as a homeless person lying on a bench covered by a blanket with wounds in his feet. This symbolic work of art is one of a series of inspiring sculptures crafted by Schmalz. Community West ... Read More »