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Sarah Johanek brings home a gold Medal

(Plain Press, September 2018)  Near West Side resident Sarah Johanek’s rowing team won a gold medal for the United States of America in the World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Poznan, Poland in late July. Johanek, a junior at Rutgers University, started rowing in her freshman year at St. Joseph’s Academy in Cleveland. Johanek was … Continue reading

Cudell Improvement and Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organizations announce new staff contact information

(Plain Press, September 2018)          With the forming of the Strategic Alliance, staff changes have been made within the Cudell Improvement and Detroit Shoreway organizations. The contacts are listed below. Please note: Cudell Improvement and Detroit Shoreway still maintain two separate boards. Any questions or concerns regarding board matters should be directed to the appropriate … Continue reading

Cudell Improvement and Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization respond to Plain Press questions in handout provided at Community Meeting

by Victoria Shea (Plain Press, September 2018)                      Below are rephrased questions that were submitted by the Plain Press in regards to the Strategic Alliance to the Cudell Improvement board back in June. Cudell Improvement and DSCDO rephrased the original questions before answering them and presenting them as a handout at the Community Meeting held … Continue reading

Cudell Improvement and Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization hold a Community Meeting to explain the Strategic Alliance

The third article of a series on the Strategic Alliance by Victoria Shea (Plain Press, September 2018)     Tuesday, July 31 found members of Cudell Improvement and Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization packed into the Brothers Lounge for a Community Meeting regarding the organizations’ recent forming of their Strategic Alliance. Master of Ceremonies that evening … Continue reading

Tour des Trees cyclists stop at Public Square as part of race to raise funds for tree research

(Plain Press, September 2018)     Seventy-five cyclists arrived in downtown Cleveland on August 1st as part of North America’s largest fundraiser for tree research. The week-long Tour des Trees covered more than 500 miles, kicking off in Columbus, Ohio and looping through Akron, Cleveland and back. This year marked the first time the race was held … Continue reading

Sister Corita’s Third Annual Golf Outing raises over $29,000 for St. Augustine Hunger Center

(Plain Press, September 2018)     Sister Corita’s third annual golf outing at Ridge Top Golf Club in Medina raised over $29,000 and over 450 donated items for the food pantry in the St. Augustine Hunger Center on W. 14th in the Tremont neighborhood. This brings the three year total to over $59,135. This year’s golf outing … Continue reading

Medicaid Works conference examines Medicaid Expansion’s first four years

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, September 2018)     In an effort to educate the public about Medicaid expansion in Ohio and its benefits, and to convince the next governor of Ohio to continue participation in the program, Governor John Kasich’s administration is holding meetings throughout the State to present findings from a recent study showing the … Continue reading

Declutter your life and your Wardrobe with a closet edit

by Silk Allen (Plain Press, September 2018)          An inexpensive way to refine your style, make your morning routine simpler and have a closet full of pieces that you love can be achieved by closet editing. We only wear about 20 percent of our clothing 80 percent of the time and the rest of the … Continue reading

Air quality could worsen quickly should fuel economy standards freeze

Cuyahoga County residents could see increase in health impacts like asthma, bronchitis, and respiratory infections (Plain Press, September 2018)    The quality of the air you breathe in Cuyahoga County could take a significant hit should a federal government plan to roll-back vehicle emissions standards take effect. According to a recent Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency … Continue reading