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  • Resident criticizes article on Cudell former director as one sided

    To the editor: (December 2018, Plain Press)        As an instructor of journalism at Kent State University and Cuyahoga Community College, I am appalled that your newspaper shunned journalistic ethics to run what was essentially a rant by Anita Brindza, retired director of Cudell Improvement Inc., in your October 2018 edition (“Former executive director of Cudell Improvement […]

  • Call for financial accounting and summary of accomplishments for Cudell Improvement

    To the editor: (December 2018, Plain Press)        I am writing regarding Victoria Shea’s October article about Anita Brindza and the Cudell-Detroit Shoreway Strategic Alliance.  I am a longtime resident of the Cudell Improvement service area and a-25-year dues-paying member of that organization. I have participated in neighborhood initiatives and volunteer efforts for nearly thirty years.    As […]

  • Lakeview Terrace residents have not received mail in over a month

    by Bri Dion (December 2018, Plain Press)        Recently, mail services have been a serious problem for residents of the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority low rise apartments at Lakeview Terrace. Most people expect to receive mail every day. However, many residents at Lakeview Terrace have not received their mail in over a month. The exact number of […]

  • The Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) GoVoter Project survey seeks feedback from voters with disabilities

    by the SABE GoVoter Project (December 2018, Plain Press) “Having a disability is not the problem with voting, it is having the accessible equipment, accessible location, and the respect to do so.” – Nancy Ward, Oklahoma People First    If you voted in the 2018 General Election, how did you cast your ballot…mail in, early voting or on […]

  • Finding hope in the holiday season after the loss of a loved one

    by Victoria Shea (December 2018, Plain Press)        “The word ‘holiday’ implies a time of celebration, gatherings or worship,” wrote April Ratcliffe, a licensed social worker and bereavement coordinator for Hospice of the Western Reserve in the Winter, 2012 About Grief. “How can you celebrate when experiencing so much pain? The thought of celebrating during the holidays is […]

  • Finding hope during the holiday season: A reflection

    by Victoria Shea (December 2018, Plain Press)        Sitting at my desk the other day, I was staring at a blank word document, trying to decide what to write for this issue of the Plain Press. For several days now, I faced my worst enemy-writers block. It was my own fault, as in the last few months during this […]

  • Walter Martens & Sons Funeral Home to hold annual Tree of Remembrance ceremony

    by Victoria Shea (December 2018, Plain Press)        With nothing but the glow of candle flames and the twinkling lights from the decorated Christmas tree, licensed funeral director Joseph C. Mosinski continued to read. “The flame of the candle symbolizes remembrance,” he read. “As we pass the flame of remembrance from one to another, let this tiny […]