crime trend alert The City of Beachwood and surrounding communities have been experiencing an increase in thefts from vehicles. The suspects are entering UNLOCKED vehicles parked in residential driveways overnight. In some instances, the suspects proceed to gain entry into the residence through UNLOCKED doors and steal various items such as purses, cash, and small electronics. The Beachwood Police Department requests that all residents follow these simple crime prevention tips: • Lock all vehicles parked in your driveway and either remove all valuables from your vehicle or hide them from view. • Close overhead garage doors and lock man doors leading into the garage. • Do not keep your car keys/house keys in your vehicle. • Lock your doors at night. • Keep outside lights on. Contact the Beachwood Police Department at 216.464.1234 if you observe anyone suspicious in the area. Beachwood City of art exHibit Beachwood Community Center Monday – friday • 9:00 aM – 4:00 PM Saturday • 10:00 aM– 3:00 PM Sunday • 10:00 aM – 1:00 PM stoNe, wave, dream: three artists, three worLds Jack Bialosky Sr. – watercolor landscapes and whimsical etchings, Audra Rose –watercolor and acrylic, Leonard Trawick – watercolor, linoleum prints and etchings Show Dates: November 20 – December 6 Artists’ Reception: Sunday, Nov. 23, 2 – 3:30 p.m. DON’T BE A VICTIM! LOCK YOUR CAR YOUR BELONGINGS REMOVE YOUR KEYS TAKE fall leaf pick-up Running continuously now through December 8, leaf trucks will be in operation daily. Collection is constantly on-going from one end of town to the other end of town. Therefore, there is no need to call for a special pickup. Place UNBAGGED leaves on the tree-lawn only. DO NOT PLACE IN STREET. Leaf piles mixed with other debris – such as grass – WILL NOT be picked up. After January 1, all leaves need to be bagged and will be picked up with your regular rubbish. Questions? Call the Service Department at 216.292.1922. rubbisH and recycling haPPy thaNksgiviNg – The Service Department will be closed Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 in celebration of Thanksgiving. PLEASE NOTE: If your rubbish day is Thursday, your trash will be picked up Wednesday, November 26. recycLiNg remiNder Recycling bins have been distributed to all residents and ALL RECYCLABLE MATERIALS MUST BE PLACED IN BINS. Because of our automated rubbish pick-up system, blue bags are no longer collected. Make sure bins are spaced 3 feet apart with tracks facing the roadway. beacHwood arts council Holiday arts and crafts sHow saturday, November 15 • 10 a.m. – 5 P.m. beachwood commuNity ceNter Vendors will offer handcrafted items, including jewelry, ceramics, photography, glassware, knit items, chocolates and more! FREE and open to public.