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Four area schools slated for renovation or new construction

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Thursday, March 17, 2022; Marion Champlin Seltzer Elementary School Building, 1468 W. 98th Street: The Cleveland Metropolitan School District plans to build a new school next to the current building on land that sits behind Cudell Recreation Center. Once the new school is completed, plans call for the current building to be … Continue reading

Near West Design Review Committee tables MetroHealth park proposal

COMMUNITY INPUT SOUGHT TO DETERMINE FATE OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Sunday, March 19, 2022; St. Nicholas Belarusian Orthodox Church building, 3518 Scranton Road, SW: A proposal by neighborhood resident Bob Gardin seeks to save this building from demolition. MetroHealth medical center proposed to demolish the building as part of a plan to … Continue reading

Participatory Budgeting Cleveland wants public involved in decisions about spending of American Rescue Act funds

PHOTO BY TAURUS KINGS PHOTOGRAPHY Members of the Participatory Budgeting Cleveland Team:  Gwen Garth, Trevor Pollack, Laylah Allen, Molly Martin, Austin Davis, Robin Brown, Loh, Daniel Ortiz, Angelique Salizan, Kayla Knight, Chrissy Stonebraker-Martinez, and Jonathan Welle. Participatory Budgeting Cleveland wants public involved in decisions about spending of American Rescue Act funds by Bruce Checefsky (Plain Press, … Continue reading

Transit advocates want to decriminalize fare evasion on RTA buses and trains

Transit advocates want to decriminalize fare evasion on RTA buses and trains by Bruce Checefsky (Plain Press, April 2022)         In 2017, two transit police officers boarded a Regional Transit Authority (RTA) HealthLine bus and demanded passengers show proof of payment. When Ronnie Williams could not produce a fare card, he was removed from the bus and … Continue reading

The Edna House for Women

St. Patrick’s Day Mass at St. Colman Church

Towpath Trail Lantern Parade

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Saturday, March 12, 2022; Towpath Trail Lantern Parade, Sokolowski’s Overlook at east end of Abbey Bridge: Jeff Niesel stands with a beehive shaped lantern called “Beelightful”. The lantern was constructed by artists Samantha Fryberger and Darla Arnold using upcycled sweet tea bottles, lightbulb packaging, candle lids, rope, newspaper, clothes baskets, Frappuccino … Continue reading

Plain Press Community Board – April 2022

April 2022 Community Board ASSISTANCE LOW INCOME WATER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, which runs thru September 30, 2022, helps Ohioans at or below 175% of the federal poverty guidelines pay their water and wastewater bills (for a family of four, the annual income must be at or below $46,375). Cuyahoga County residents can call (216) 350-8008 to make an appointment, or they can … Continue reading

April 2022 Issue of the Plain Press – PDF

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