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What Were Lakewood's Top Stories of 2011?

Lakewood Patch invites readers to suggest the biggest news stories from the past year.

Lakewood has seen its share of big news in 2011.

This week, we’re going to run our Top 10 most-popular stories of the year, but we’d like to ask what were your favorite stories of 2011.

There’s been plenty of action — so there’s plenty to choose from.

We have had a political merry-go-round that started when was elected as Cuyahoga County’s first-ever county executive and was elected to the statehouse. Those changes set in motion a chain of office vacancies, and in city government.

News broke at the beginning of the year that the and demolished to .

There’s been more, too. Lakewood as a city; there have been several ; and Lakewood has become sort of a mini Hollywood with .

What do you think was the biggest story in Lakewood for 2011? Tell us in the comments, and the staff at Lakewood Patch will take your suggestions and organize them into a poll for readers to pick the biggest story of 2011.

Rick Uldricks December 28, 2011 at 07:25 PM
The protests and controversy surrounding 'The Jerry Springer Opera' brought a lot of attention to The Beck Center in 2011.
Loretta Bowlby December 29, 2011 at 02:55 AM
McDonald's plans to purchase Detroit Theatre and tear it down to be replaced by their burgers, fries, and coke.............. So sad..
Steve December 30, 2011 at 10:34 PM
Lakewood City Council revisiting the VICIOUS Pit Bull Issue, and not joining Cleveland with abolishing the ban altogether, and putting some real laws into place that prosecute the bad owners of all breeds, and really help to protect the public. Sugar coating just in time for the holidays.
Peter Grossetti December 31, 2011 at 02:43 AM
3 of 5 council seats (and the mayor's office) contested unopposed during November elections!

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