Monday, September 01, 2014
Engaged Citizens. Innovative Ideas.

Written by the community, for the community.


The monthly Heights Observer hyper-local community newspaper is the embodiment of our mission of civic engagement.

The Heights Observer has brought you fresh local news, written, edited, and delivered by local volunteers each month.. 8,500 free print copies are distributed through Cleveland Heights and University Heights neighborhood businesses and institutions.

The Heights Observer website provides daily and more timely updates of local news and information and the Heights Observer Blogs gives residents a place to publish essays about all things local. And voice your opinions on our forum hosted by The Civic Commons.

The Heights Observer is meeting its goals of community advocacy, being a catalyst for public discourse, keeping residents informed, promoting citizen involvement, reflecting the diversity of our neighborhoods, and improving the overall quality of life for residents. We owe it all to our citizen journalists and editors, whose thousands of hours of volunteer efforts make the Heights Observer one of the finest community newspapers in the nation.

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