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Tails for Trails 2014

On Sunday, August 17th we held our third annual Tails for Trails Dog Walk at the Keystone Shelter in the West Creek Reservation.  The event was attended by many local residents and their furry friends.  Participants took part in one-mile and three-mile walks through West Creek Reservation, exploring the trails and learning about the development…
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Greater Cleveland Trails and Greenways Conference 2014

Recognizing the value of trails and greenways as Pathways to Healthy Communities, decision makers, planners and practitioners, and trail advocates from around Greater Cleveland gathered on June 12th, 2014 in Mayfield Village, Ohio to share ideas, discover new tools, and set the stage to transform plans and concepts into successfully completed projects. Building on feedback from…
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Henninger Homestead Dedication

On September 14, 2013, West Creek Conservancy hosted a ceremony at Parma’s Henninger Homestead to dedicate the site’s newly installed Ohio Historical marker. The dedication ceremony featured speakers including The Honorable Tim DeGeeter, Mayor of Parma, Chuck Germana, Cuyahoga County District 4 Councilman, Dave Vasarhelyi, Founder of West Creek Conservancy and Derek Schafer, Executive Director,…
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Why I Donated My Property on Ridge Road

by Al Penko. Growing up on Wallings Road in Broadview Heights near the North Royalton border in the 1940s and 1950s most of the farms had been sold or at least not worked.  New building was going on along the main roads such as Wallings, State and Sprague with farmers selling pieces of their property…
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