Sheffield Village News

‘Go for it!’ Sheffield Village small business owners encourage newcomers

Sunday, March 12th, 2017



Sheffield Village

by Michele Murphy

Tim Moff remembers the first time he set eyes on the site where he eventually built Sugar Creek Restaurant in the middle of Sheffield Village. That was 24 years ago.

Across Abbe Road, Scott Nagy, DDS, and associates in his growing dental practice, are celebrating their first anniversary at their location. Around the corner, lifelong Sheffield Village resident Jimmy Miller and business partner, …Read More

Artful balance: Sheffield Village makes its storied history and progress work

Friday, March 10th, 2017


Sheffield Village

by Michele Murphy

Sheffield Village Mayor John Hunter’s grandfather taught him valuable lessons as a youth in West Virginia. In those days, they pumped their water. For the pump to work properly, it needed to be primed before each use. Hunter recalls being told, “The first thing you do is prime the pump.” That meant a jar on a nearby shelf was filled with water …Read More

Forest Lawn students experience cultural adventure during ’round-the-world trip’

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Sheffield Lake/Sheffield Village

By Michele Murphy

They carried their construction paper passports and luggage and lined up at the doorway waiting a bit impatiently to have those passports stamped. Then they walked through the doorway festooned with blue and white crepe paper streamers.

“Yassou!” (Hello!)

Welcome to Greece. Second-grade students at Forest Lawn School in the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School District were in day five of their whirlwind “round-the-world” trip …Read More

Knollwood students celebrate reading

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Kindergarten and first-grade students at Knollwood Elementary School in the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School District participated in a weeklong series of activities intended to encourage their love of books and reading as part of Read Across America.

Virtual sandbox teaches students to solve problems from potholes to drainage

Sunday, March 5th, 2017

Sheffield Village/Sheffield Lake

by Michele Murphy

The sandbox was in the middle of the science classroom at Brookside Middle School. Science teacher Maria Ferrer had introduced her eighth-grade students to the concept just the day before. Today, they were working in small teams creating mountains and gullies, flooding them, drying them out, creating ridges, adding mountains and flattening them out again.

What could eighth-graders learn by playing in a …Read More