October 24, 2020

Fairview Park restarts senior center transportation, eyes reopening facility

FAIRVIEW PARK, Ohio — The Fairview Park Senior Center last week successfully restarted its transportation services — which have been canceled since the spring due to COVID-19 — taking seniors to medical appointments and grocery stores.

“It’s going really well even though it started slow and isn’t as busy as it used to be,” Fairview Park Senior Center Interim Senior Life Director Laura Brondos said. “So far, we’ve had no issues with our one-rider-per-vehicle policy.”

The Fairview Park Senior Center transportation policy requires seniors confirm with their physician that an in-person visit is required versus a telemedicine appointment. Riders, who must wear masks, are required to make an appointment in advance by calling 440-356-4439.

The shopping schedules for vans/cars include going to Marc’s on Monday, Giant Eagle on Tuesday and Aldi on Wednesday. Each requires a $4 round-trip fare.

However, trips outside of the city range from $6 to $12

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Vegan resident finds 50 pieces of chicken around his yard, chicken wing on car windshield: Fairview Park Police Blotter

Fairview Park, Ohio

Suspicious, Rivercliff Drive

On Sept. 22 a resident reported a man dressed in black, carrying a backpack, was walking in her backyard. He apparently came up the hill from the MetPark valley. Responding officers saw a man matching the description walking westbound in the street and checked on him. The man was found to have a felony sex offense warrant from the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office, and a history of trespassing and breaking and entering arrests. He was arrested on the warrant and turned over to the Sheriff’s Office.

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Criminal mischief, West 214th Street

On Sept. 27 a resident reported that someone had placed over 50 pieces of chicken around his yard and car, with a chicken wing wedged underneath his windshield wiper. The man has a large sticker on his car, “Vegan”, which he believes precipitated the event and he offered names of

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