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Mental Health Response Advisory Committee seeks community input on police response to crisis situations

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, April, 2016) Participants in a meeting of the Mental Health Response Advisory Committee (MHRAC) offered their input to on how to improve the interactions between police and community members when police are called to respond to “crisis situations”.  At the March 23 meeting held at Stella Maris on Washington Avenue, … Continue reading

Cleveland Community Police Commission examines use of force policy

(Plain Press, April, 2016) The Cleveland Community Police Commission held a Town Hall meeting on March 9th at Halloran Skating Rink to discuss use of force by the Cleveland Police Department. Guest presenters included Attorney Terry Gilbert and Latonya Goldsby of Black Lives Matter. The commission had invited a representative of the Cleveland Division of … Continue reading

City presents plans for West Side Market

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, April, 2016) On March 2nd at Urban Community School, City of Cleveland officials joined with Ohio City Incorporated staff and Ward 3 Councilman Joe Cimperman to make a presentation to the community on upcoming changes at the West Side Market. Planned changes include changes to the parking lots, new lighting, … Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day at St. Patrick’s Church

Les Délices’ Ohio City Residency Performance Presentation

Easter Egg Hunt


A listing of a variety of free activities and resources for the Near West Side. ARTS AND CULTURE PLAY LAB AND SPRING WORKSHOPS will be held Friday through Sunday, April 15 -17 at the Creative Space at Waterloo Arts at 397 East 156th St. Staged readings, a Saturday morning workshop for children, Saturday afternoon workshop … Continue reading

A Place for Us Housing

Proposed zoning changes for Ohio City neighborhood to be unveiled at May 4th meeting

  (Plain Press, April, 2016)      Ohio City Inc. (OCI) announced on its website that a proposal for a comprehensive rezoning of the entire Ohio City neighborhood will be released to the public and discussed a community meeting on May 4th at Urban Community School, 4909 Lorain Avenue from 6-8 p.m.  Ohio City promises to … Continue reading