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Jan Resseger’s blog offers analysis of educational legislation and policy developments

Jan Resseger’s blog offers analysis of educational legislation and policy developments (Plain Press, April 2019)    For those interested in working on improving public education in Ohio, Jan Resseger’s blog at janresseger.wordpress.com is a valuable resource. Resseger is a retired staff member of the United Church of Christ where she once in charge of advocacy … Continue reading

Cleveland Metropolitan School District seeks public engagement in new data driven facility planning process

Cleveland Metropolitan School District seeks public engagement in new data driven facility planning process (Plain Press, April 2019)  Cleveland Metropolitan School District will be hosting a series of public meetings in April in hopes of getting public input on the latest revision of its Master Facilities Plan. At the March 19thCleveland Board of Education Meeting, … Continue reading

Cleveland School Board names new schools

Cleveland School Board names new schools (Plain Press, April 2019)    The Cleveland Board of Education decided on the names of two newly constructed schools at its March 19thmeeting. Beginning the 2019-2020 school year the newly constructed school at 7901 Halle Avenue will be called Halle School. H. Barbara Booker School moved to the Halle … Continue reading

Medicaid expansion recipients in danger of losing coverage

Medicaid expansion recipients in danger of losing coverage (Plain Press, April 2019)    Northern Ohioans for Budget Legislation Equality (NOBLE) urges action on Ohio Senate bills that would undermine Medicaid expansion. In late April of 2018, The Ohio Department of Medicaid submitted a request to the federal government to create work requirements for those covered … Continue reading

Max Hayes Senior Frank Austin named Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland 2019 Youth of the Year

Max Hayes Senior Frank Austin named Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland 2019 Youth of the Year (Plain Press, April 2019)    Frank Austin, a senior at Max S. Hayes High School and a youth leader in the Slavic Village neighborhood, has been named the Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland’s Youth of the Year … Continue reading

Greenway threatened by shortsighted RTA development plans

Greenway threatened by shortsighted RTA development plans by Lennie Stover (Plain Press, April 2019)    A rare and vital urban forest on Cleveland’s near west side could soon give way to chainsaws if the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) approves plans being draw up by a Westlake developer to build a project between Columbus Road … Continue reading

Cudell Improvement bylaw changes create new service area

Cudell Improvement bylaw changes create new service area by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, April 2019)    Members of Cudell Improvement called for a Special Members Meeting on Thursday, February 21st, just days before the Cudell Improvement Annual Meeting on Saturday, February 23rd. At the Special Members Meeting, held at the Cannon, LoPresti and Catavolos Funeral at … Continue reading

I have half a mind…

I have half a mind… by Teresa Clark (Plain Press, April 2019)    While I was living in Akron, I came to know a young man, who was a ‘recovering meth addict’. This young man was in a loving relationship with a ‘recovering heroin addict’ and though both of them are in recovery, they got … Continue reading

Cleveland Municipal Court partners with the Bureau of Motor Vehicles to help people get driving privileges back

Cleveland Municipal Court partners with the Bureau of Motor Vehicles to help people get driving privileges back (Plain Press, April 2019)In an effort to engage the local community on a change in Ohio law that could affect thousands of people with vehicle license suspensions, Cleveland Municipal Court has created a special hotline and website to … Continue reading

Cuyahoga County officials offer Tax Reassessment/Outreach to Homeowners

Cuyahoga County officials offer Tax Reassessment/Outreach to Homeowners by Bruce Checefsky (Plain Press, April 2019)Out numbering homeowners in a display of unflinching determination, Cuyahoga County representatives lined the meeting room at Westshore Opportunity Center on February 20th with folding tables and chairs, brightly colored banners, and packets of information to assist local residents seeking relief … Continue reading

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