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Miriam Ortiz-Rush Park Ribbon Cutting

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN

Saturday, October 12, 2019; Miriam Ortiz-Rush Park Ribbon Cutting & Celebration, Madison Avenue & W. 75th Street: The newly renovated park (formerly Lawn-Madison Park) was named in honor of the memory of Miriam Ortiz-Rush, a longtime resident of the neighborhood, founder of El Nueva Dia newspaper, a CMHA employee and bailiff at Cleveland Housing Court. Members of Miriam Ortiz-Rush’s family including her mother, Juanita Ortiz (age 98) and her daughter Leticia Maldonado cut the ribbon to dedicate the first park in the city of Cleveland dedicated to a Latina.

 

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