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Quan Am Temple of Buddhist Cultural Center celebrates Lunar New Year — the year of the ox

The Repair Company celebrates 50 years on Madison Avenue

The Repair Company celebrates 50 years on Madison Avenue Plain Press, March 2021         In February, Sandy Bozak, owner of The Repair Company at W. 103rd and Madison, marked the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of her company. At a February 4th ceremony, Ward 15 Cleveland City Council Representative Jenny Spencer presented Sandy Bozak with a Council Resolution of … Continue reading

Cleveland Women’s March Rally at Market Square Park


Cleveland City Council’s three women share their reflections on politics and public policy

by Jack Barnes Plain Press, March 2021      On January 26th the Cuyahoga Democratic Women’s Caucus organized a “Conversation with Cleveland City Councilwomen” via Zoom hosted by its Chair, Cynthia Demsey. The hour-long event featured all three of the women on the 17-person Cleveland City Council reflecting on their paths to public service; on being women in … Continue reading

City Council Health and Human Services Committee seeks information about the status of City of Cleveland’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution

City Council Health and Human Services Committee seeks information about the status of City of Cleveland’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution by Bruce Checefsky Plain Press, March 2021  The City of Cleveland COVID-19 vaccine program has been anything but easy. A shortage of vaccine supplies on the federal level has hampered the distribution process coupled with miscommunication on … Continue reading

Architectural historian provides additional information and corrections for February article on Madison Avenue

To the editor: Plain Press, March 2021 I am submitting this letter in response to the version of the story about Madison Avenue that appeared in the printed version of the February 2021 issue of the newspaper. A historic house mentioned in the story – next door to Cleveland Lumber and sometimes known as “Twin Peaks” – includes … Continue reading

March 2021 Plain Press Community Board

Plain Press Community Board March 2021 ARTS THE BORDERLIGHT INTERNATIONAL THEATRE & FRINGE FESTIVAL announces a call for performing artists, street and circus performers, multimedia creators and more for the 2021 event, which will feature a fully outdoor program with virtual options. BorderLight launched in 2019 as a biennial summer festival and will return to downtown … Continue reading

Plain Press 2021 Community Guide

EMERGENCY NUMBERS Bellefaire JBC Homeless & Missing Youth 24/7 Hotline            ……..……….. 570-8010 Cuyahoga County 24/7 Mobile Crisis Team ………..  623-6888                                          Crisis Text: 4HOPE to 741741 Fire • Police • Medical…………………………………………………911 MetroHealth … Continue reading

March 2021 Issue of the Plain Press – PDF