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Boys and Girls Club at Walton School offers an answer to students’ requests for their school

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, August 2015) The Boys and Girls Club at Walton School, 3409 Walton, seems to offer the perfect answer to requests for improvements at the school made by Walton students in a meeting at the school just over two years ago. At the end of the 2012- 2013 school year, Walton … Continue reading

West Side Boys and Girls Club works to keep students on track to graduate

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, August 2015) On June 30th, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland held a graduation party for seniors who graduated from high school this past year. The West Side Boys and Girls Club, located on Trowbridge in the Clark Fulton neighborhood, participated in the graduation party. According to Gaelen Bell, … Continue reading

St. Wendelin Parish and Prayer Garden

HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical

Meeting reveals City of Cleveland’s parking plans for West Side Market District

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, August 2015) Ohio City Incorporated held a Community Meeting on July 16th to address changes to the West Side Market’s and Market District’s parking. The meeting was the third attempt to hold a meeting on the topic; two previously scheduled meetings, widely publicized in the Plain Dealer and other media, … Continue reading


A listing of a variety of free activities and resources for the Near West Side. ANNIVERSARY 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: Bigelow Garden Site, Saturday, August 8th 2015, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., 3164 W. 82nd Street. Refreshments served. For more information call Jan Lascko at 216-225-9348. ARTS AUDITIONS FOR AGES 7 AND UP FOR NEAR WEST … Continue reading

Sidewalk art using drywall as chalk

MetroHealth to give students inside look at hospital careers

(Plain Press, August 2015) CMSD NEWS BUREAU The MetroHealth System will give 50 to 75 ninth-graders at two high schools an inside look at a large Cleveland hospital and career opportunities in health care. The MetroHealth Scholars series, open to incoming ninth- graders at Lincoln-West and James Ford Rhodes high schools, will run from September … Continue reading

Reader calls for a campaign to save West Side Market parking

To the editor: (Plain Press, August 2015) This letter is in response to the article, “West Side Market threatened as customers from other businesses take over its traditional parking area”, written by Chuck Hoven. Per the article: “In August of last year, the city of Cleveland failed to renew the West Side Market Tenant Association … Continue reading

Vietnam War Commemorative Partner Ceremony