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NEXT GEN RTA to launch on June 13

RTA OFFERS FREE RIDES FROM JUNE 13-19 NEXT GEN RTA to launch on June 13 RTA OFFERS FREE RIDES FROM JUNE 13-19 by Bruce Checefsky  Plain Press, June 2021        Joel Freilich, Director of Service Management, presented the final version of the NEXT GEN RTA public launch to the Greater Cleveland RTA (GCRT) Board Committee on May … Continue reading

$6M Red Line Greenway opens after more than a decade of planning

$6M Red Line Greenway opens after more than a decade of planning by Lee Chilcote Plain Press, June 2021        Beginning at the eastern edge of Zone Recreation Center and threading through Ohio City before connecting to the Centennial Lake Link Trail, the $6 million Red line Greenway connects the near west side to downtown Cleveland while offering views … Continue reading

Hingetown continues to grow as new apartment complexes attract new residents

Hingetown continues to grow as new apartment complexes attract new residents by Brian Love Plain Press, June 2021     Construction sites seem to be a permanent fixture of Hingetown, a booming area of Ohio City seeing not only a growing supply of apartments but also businesses, a brewery, and soon a public park linking the neighborhood to … Continue reading

One man’s trash is another man’s trail

One man’s trash is another man’s trail by Megann Rosecrans Plain Press, June 2021     The Ohio & Erie Towpath and the trails that link to it are already impacting neighborhoods on the near west side, from Tremont and Ohio City to Detroit-Shoreway and the lakeside, attracting walkers, runners, and bikers, but also sites for potential development. … Continue reading

Ohio’s 11th Congressional District Primary Election date set for August 3rd

Ohio’s 11th Congressional District Primary Election date set for August 3rd by Bruce Checefsky Plain Press, June 2021     Ohio’s 11th Congressional District is heavily gerrymandered to favor Democrats. The district is shaped by irregular lines as it snakes south from city of Cleveland and its prosperous eastern suburbs through Summit County and parts Akron and represents more than 700,000 … Continue reading

Former Cleveland City Councilman Zack Reed will run for mayor

Former Cleveland City Councilman Zack Reed will run for mayor by Bruce Checefsky  Plain Press, June 2021     Zack Reed, former Councilman, Ward 2, City of Cleveland, announced his mayoral campaign last month. Reed was appointed to the council in 2000 and served until 2017. He ran as a nonpartisan candidate for mayor of Cleveland and lost the … Continue reading

Residents of Fulton and Denison neighborhood would like some peace and quiet

Residents of Fulton and Denison neighborhood would like some peace and quiet To the editor: Dear City of Cleveland Officials: Plain Press, June 2021     We are writing to you asking for relief from the noise problem that the residential community in the area of Fulton Road, and Denison Avenue experiences day and night. This involves cars … Continue reading

Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization and Cudell Improvement Incorporated members vote to approve merger

Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization and Cudell Improvement Incorporated members vote to approve merger To the editor: Plain Press, June 2021        We are excited to announce that the members of Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization (DSCDO) and Cudell Improvement, Inc. have voted to APPROVE a merger of our organizations! Membership of both entities voted overwhelmingly to adopt the … Continue reading

Councilwoman Jasmin Santana to serve as Cleveland City Council’s new Majority Whip

Councilwoman Jasmin Santana to serve as Cleveland City Council’s new Majority Whip Plain Press, June 2021     Ward 14 City Council Representative Jasmin Santana has accepted an offer to become City Council’s Majority Whip and part of City Council’s leadership team.    Elected in 2017, Santana is the first Latina council member in the city’s history. Councilwoman Santana … Continue reading

Blessing of new St. Vincent de Paul Society Box Truck

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