Monday, March 11, 2013
Do you agree with Tim Gamauf? Tell us in the comments.
Here's yet another Fairlawn resident who's weighing in on the proposed McDonald's that developers hope to build at the corner of Shiawassee Avenue and West Market Street. Tim Gamauf wrote: I am against the proposed McDonald's being built. Abington Rd. will turn into the preferred high-speed shortcut route to and from the proposed fast food restaurant. Abington Rd. is a residential street with four-way stops and no sidewalks. Residents use Abington Rd. to jog and walk - on the street. Kids bicycle and walk to their school bus stop - on the street. Safety will be compromised by the increased traffic traveling over the speed limit and running stop signs morning to late-night 365 days/year. Trash thrown out to the street will be an eyesore. As…
Friday, November 30, 2012
The plan to build a McDonald's at the corner of Shiawassee and West Market was tabled in November.
The proponents of a new McDonald's at the corner of Shiawassee and West Market Street will not be at the December 13 Planning Commission meeting. McDonald's representatives presented their plan for a 4,500-square foot restaurant to the commission on Nov. 8 and explained that drive-thru would account for 70 percent of the customer base. However, representatives asked the plan to be tabled after several residents asked questions that couldn't be answered. Commission members told representatives they could return with a new plan in December. McDonald's representatives also tabled two variance requests that were on November's Board of Zoning Appeals agenda. Below are the articles written about the plan. What else would you like to know about …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
The meeting starts at 5:30 in City Hall Council Chambers.
The proposal to build a McDonald's at the corner of Shiawassee and West Market Street is going before the Fairalwn Planning Commission tonight. McDonald's wants to buy the vacant parcels, and if approved, it will the be the third of its kind on the same road. Click here to see a map of the locations. According to the Akron Beacon Journal, McDonald's developers plan for a 4,500-square-foot building. Roth said the land used to belong to a gas station, but it has since been remediated by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. ABJ reports the builders expect to close the land deal in April. Several of Fairlawn-Bath Patch's Facebook fans have sounded off on this development and say building a McDonald's is a bad idea, especially with one so …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The land used to be a gas station, but has been vacant for years.
Fairlawn's Mayor William Roth has known for at least a month who wanted to buy the vacant land at the corner of West Market Street and Shiawassee Avenue, but he couldn't go on the record. Now it's official: McDonald's wants to buy the parcels, making it the third of its kind on the same road. Click here to see a map of the locations. According to the Akron Beacon Journal, plans for a 4,500-square-foot building will go before Planning Commission on Nov. 8. Roth said the land used to belong to a gas station, but it has since been remediated by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. ABJ reports the builders expect to close the land deal in April. Several of Fairlawn-Bath Patch's Facebook fans have sounded off on this development and say …
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Here are some of the weirdest police reports and incidents from departments across the region.
Here are this week's most bizarre police calls, reports and charges. All information was provided by police reports from departments in Patch communities. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Breaking in for $30 — A 60-year-old Cleveland Heights man was arrested for breaking in and vandalizing multiple businesses in the Cedar-Lee district. Police said Michael Moore smashed a window at The Stone Oven at 4:30 a.m. Aug 2 to get to the register. He got away with a grand total of $30. Moore is also accused of breaking into The Wine Spot. Police are investigating his involvement in six other incidents. He is being held in the Cuyahoga County Jail on two $10,000 bonds. Immediate admission — Solon Police did …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Northeast Ohio stores celebrate Customer Appreciation Day.
McDonald's of Northeast Ohio is having a Customer Appreciation Day today that will appeal to burger lovers. Until midnight, customers can get a second Big Mac or Quarter Pounder with Cheese for 25 cents when they buy the first sandwich at the regluar a la carte price. The offer is good at nearly 260 McDonald's restaurants in northeast Ohio. The Montrose McDonald's on Medina Road confirmed it is participating. Click here for more details.