City of Cleveland needs to address concerns of West Side Market tenants by Chuck Hoven The corona virus COVID-19 pandemic has a way of highlighting injustices and disparities in our society. One area of injustice is something the City of Cleveland has responsibility for, the treatment of its tenants – the merchants at the West … Continue reading
Neighborhood Family Practice moves quickly to offer telemedicine for its patients by Chuck Hoven Neighborhood Family Practice staff members are reaching out to let area residents know about their new telemedicine program, a program that has evolved due to necessity with the advent of the corona virus, COVID-19, pandemic. Neighborhood Family Practice President and Chief … Continue reading
Local economy faces uncertain future during COVID-19 pandemic by Bruce Checefsky Sean Watterson is doing everything possible to keep his business from going under. As co-owner of the Happy Dog on Detroit Avenue in the Gordon Square arts district, he’s responsible for 30-40 full and part-time employees all of which have been laid off since … Continue reading
Ensuring the Rights of Cleveland Public Power Customers During the Pandemic and Beyond by Delaney Jones This article is the fifth in a series based on issues that came out of the Cleveland End Poverty Now Coalition’s October 17th, 2019 public hearing about utility shutoffs through Cleveland Public Power (CPP). The first article … Continue reading
May Dugan Center shifts to teletherapy to continue its Trauma Recovery Service program during the COVID-19 pandemic by Chuck Hoven The May Dugan Center which offers programs and services for over 6,000 clients a year is shifting to offering some of its services remotely and calling clients at home to make sure they are ok. … Continue reading
NEOCH launches Mutual Aid Fund to support rapid responses to COVID-19 crisis The Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless (NEOCH) launched a Mutual Aid Fund to provide support for grassroots, community-based responses to the COVID-19 crisis. NEOCH was inspired by Cleveland Pandemic Response (CPR), a group of local organizers and volunteers who launched a community hub, … Continue reading
PHOTO BY DEBBIE SADLON Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020; St. Augustine Church, 2486 W. 14th Street: St. Augustine Parishioner Tonja Barnett, who grew up in the neighborhood around St. Augustine Church, makes a trip in to pick up blessed palms.