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PRE4CLE sets goals to expand quality preschool offerings in Cleveland

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, September 2014) The Cleveland Metropolitan School District hopes that in the near future a higher percentage of Cleveland children will be able to enroll in high quality preschool programs. NEWS ANALYSIS On August 22nd, the first day of preschool at Tremont Montessori School, parents shared their thoughts about the value … Continue reading

Westown Community Development Corporation Swinging’ Summer Concerts at Halloran Park

Madison’s Pathway Garden of All Seasons brightens corner of W. 105th and Madison

(Plain Press, September 2014) Neighborhood residents have transformed the corner of West 105 and Madison into the Madison’s Pathway Garden of All Seasons. The effort to change a vacant lot into a flower garden began in 2010 when W. 105th Street resident Clarissa Thompson approached Cudell Improvement Executive Director Anita Brindza to seek permission to … Continue reading

Welcome House seeks funding for home for developmentally disabled youth aging out of foster care

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, September 2014) Welcome House, which purchased the Cuyahoga County Archives buildings at W. 29th and Franklin, hopes to use the main building, the Rhodes House, to provide housing and support services for twenty-four developmentally disabled young adults who are aging out of foster care. Welcome House Executive Director Tony Thomas … Continue reading

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Juveniles break into bicycle shop, while owner volunteers at Taste of Tremont

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, September 2014) A dozen new and used bicycles were stolen from Shaker Cycle at W. 5th and Jefferson in the Tremont neighborhood. Shaker Cycle’s owner, Mitch Paul, says the theft occurred on July 20th while he was helping out at Taste of Tremont offering a secure location for guests to … Continue reading

West 25th Street resurfacing set to begin in mid September

(Plain Press, September 2014) Plans for road resurfacing on W. 25th Street were revealed at a public meeting at Applewood Center, 3518 W. 25th, on August 25th.  The resurfacing of W. 25th Street between I-71 and Detroit Avenue is expected to begin in mid September and be completed by August of 2015. Shelly Company was … Continue reading

Staff view construction of new Max Hayes

(Plain Press, September 2014) CMSD NEWS BUREAU Dozens of teachers and other staff from Max S. Hayes High School donned hard hats and safety glasses on August 11th for a tour of a new building that the school will move to next year. The new Max Hayes, at West 65th Street and Clark Avenue, will … Continue reading

Students from local high schools win CMSD scholarships

(Plain Press, September 2014) Two Lincoln West students and one Max Hayes student were among 13 Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) students awarded scholarships at the Army of Believers luncheon on August 1st.  Students from citywide magnet schools were awarded the remainder of the scholarships. Yu “Mike” Zhang of Lincoln West High School was awarded … Continue reading

Lincoln West grad completes Navy basic training

(Plain Press, September 2014) August 20,2014(FHTNC)–Navy Seaman Austin M. Howells, a 2104 graduate of Lincoln West High School recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Howells is the son of Darren L. Seastrand of Cleveland, Ohio. During the eight-week program, Howells training included classroom study and practical instruction on … Continue reading