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Neighborhood Family Practice Winter Cultural Festival

LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland breaks ground for new facility on Detroit Avenue

(Plain Press, January 2018)          The LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland is building a new home for the Center which will front on Detroit Avenue in the Gordon Square Arts District. LGBT Community Center Development Director Shae London says donations from an angel donor will allow the Center to completely own its new building at … Continue reading

Plain Press Board of Trustees seeks public input as it plans for the future of the newspaper

(Plain Press, January 2018)          The Plain Press Board of Trustees is currently seeking community input into a planning process that will prepare for the future of the Plain Press. We intend to reach out to our readers, on a one-to-one basis or in small group discussions, to explore what role the Plain Press will play … Continue reading

Westown Winter Frolic, Halloran Park Skating Rink

Blue Eyes and the purple pickled eggs

  by B. Chefsky (Plain Press, January 2018)   Marti’s bar was a few doors down from where Ralphie Parker and his family experienced A Christmas Story. Marta Jankowski lived in a colonial-style home across the street from the famous backdrop and vividly remembers when a Hollywood film crew swept in to setup lights back in … Continue reading

Cannon-LoPresti & Catavolos Funeral Home Christmas Party

Christmas Party for Children, St. Wendelin’s Parish Hall

The Salvation Army for the victims of Hurricane Maria

Peace, goodwill and a Happy New Year from the Plain Press

(Plain Press, January 2018)                      As we enter a new year, the generosity, goodwill and welcoming nature of the Cleveland community is evident throughout this issue of the Plain Press as reflected in the photos and articles. Some of Cleveland’s newest residents, refugees from troubled parts of the world, joined with Neighborhood Family Practice staff … Continue reading

Men challenged to take a stand against sexual harassment

To the editor: (Plain Press, January 2018)          This letter is in response to the articles covering the sexual harassment allegations made against men in the media and government throughout the United States. To all males living in this country, I issue a collective statement:  enough already!  Who are you to impose your sexual desires on someone because … Continue reading