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Student journalists created a two-page spread on race relations at the high
school, and sports reporters noted that senior wrestler Peter Nathanson had
an undefeated season, while basketball standout Malcolm Sims led the team
with an average of 27.4 points per game. At that time, Mark Freeman served
as Superintendent; Martin Kolb, Thomas Moss, Isaac Shulz, Judith Stenta, and
Donna Whyte were members of the Board of Education.
The City included a copy of its fall Shaker magazine with a story about
Draeger’s Ice Cream, which was virtually an institution at Shaker Plaza.
Draeger’s is long gone, but their hot fudge lives on in various stores around
town. The City’s recreation booklet advertised individual, full-season pool
passes for $60 and variety of camp opportunities for youth. A bright yellow
and green flyer advertising the City’s 6th Annual Regatta at the Park was
enclosed as a reminder of the afternoon of food and fun
capped by canoe races at Horseshoe Lake Park, peppered
with lively commentary from Commodore Leon Bibb. Pat
Mearns was Mayor of Shaker Heights and Jan Devereaux,
David Goss, Kenneth Kovach, Alan Melamed, Judith
Rawson, Winston Ritchie, and George Roth were City
The 1992 capsule is just one of the many items in
the Local History Collection. In 2001, with support from the Sheldon “Skip”
Baumoel Fund and the Walter N. Lawson Trust, the Library began fully funding
the collection, now part of the Adult Services Department.
Residents can uncover treasures about the community’s past in the
collection; Local History Librarian Meghan Hays can help find these gems – not
in a time capsule, but carefully preserved, categorized, and digitized.
Many things have changed since 1992, but one thing remains the
same: Shaker Library is a treasured community resource and center for
What sets us apart?
With purposely small class sizes and
a faith-filled, supportive environment,
St. Dominic School’s K-8 students are
inspired to lead in academics, in worship,
in service, and in friendship.
We invite you to come, walk our halls, meet
our teachers and students, and witness for
yourself what makes St. Dominic School a
place where leaders are born.
VISIT OUR WEBSITE TO LEARN MORE
Call to schedule a tour today.
3455 NORWOOD ROAD
SHAKER HEIGHTS, OHIO 44122
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