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beautify brooklyn - bulbs and blooms

May 6-July 11 - Beautify your house and yard!  We have collaborated with the Cuyahoga County Public Library Brooklyn Branch for a kick-off program.  Petitti Garden Center will present Plant Favorites for 2015 on Wednesday, May 6 at 7:00pm.  Registration is required either at or by calling 216-398-4600.  Plant flowers, improve your landscaping and curb appeal. 


big creek connects

First phase of Study for Big Creek/I-71 Relocation and Restoration Initiative is Complete.  Brooklyn and Cleveland Partner in Funding to Solicit Public input; Assess Traffic and Economic Impacts; and Develop and Preferred Plan.  Click here to read press release


beautify brooklyn - clean sweep

 Clean Sweep - April 26-May 23.  Clean out your house and yard!  Hazardous Waste Collection and Computer Recycling.  The Service Garage located at 9400 Memphis Avenue will be open Saturdays May 2 and May 16 from 8am-Noon to accept these materials.  Materials accepted are the following:  Appliances; Batteries; Construction Waste; Computers; Fryer Oil; Hazardous Waste (oil based paint pesticides); Mercury and Fluorescent Bulbs; Motor Oil; Paper Shredding; Phone Books; Propane tanks; Television and Electronics; Tires and Yard Waste. 

On Saturday, May 2 from 9:00-Noon there will be free and secure document shredding and Simple Recycling will collect used clothing and small household goods in the Recreation Center parking lot.

Pitch the Pills - Dispose of expired or unwanted medications in our secure, drug collection box located in the lobby of our Police Station.  We will also have student volunteers on Saturday, May 2 to assist senior citizens who need help in cleaning up their yards.  Please call the Senior Center at 216-635-4222 to sign up.  We have a limited number of students so please sign up early.  Please note the following mentioned services are for Brooklyn residents only.  No materials from businesses, churches or schools will be accepted. 

brooklyn chamber of commerce announces storefront beautification grants

click here for application

click here for guidelines and requirements


the may 5, 2015 primary election

The May 5th Primary Election will include Democratic candidates in Parma's Ward Four, as well as school and municipal issues. 

To avoid lines on Election Day, and to allow extra time to study the ballot, all registered voters may Vote by Mail.  Vote by Mail applications are available at the Board of Elections website: by calling the Board of Elections at 216-443-VOTE (8683), and at all public libraries. 

The voter registration deadline is April 6th.  Voters who have moved or chanegd their name since they last voted need to complete and return a new Voter Registration Card.
It is important for all voters to be prepared to cast their ballots.  Sample ballots are available on the Board of Elections website:

Voters who are interested in serving as poll workers may call 216-443-VOTE (8683) or apply online at

cuyahoga county board of elections - voter guide

click here


how to manage deer issues

click here for information


All faiths food pantry

Free Produce!  Fresh fruit and vegetable distribution for low-income residents of the City of Brooklyn, and the Cleveland neighborhoods of Old Brooklyn and Brooklyn Centre!  Click here for information and guidelines. 


Good Shepherd - community meal

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 8235 Memphis Avenue
Last Tuesday of each month - doors open at 5:30pm and dinner is served at 6:00pm.  All are welcome. 

Dr. Martin Luther Ev. Lutheran Church

Home-Made Kolbasi Dinner - Friday, May 8 2015 - click here for info