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Cleveland Public Theatre’s Station Hope pays homage to ancestors that escaped slavery

Renovation updates for Cleveland Public Library’s branches and StoryWalk introduced at Carnegie West Branch

Renovation updates for Cleveland Public Library’s branches and StoryWalk introduced at Carnegie West Branch by Bruce Checefsky Plain Press, July 20220                             Cleveland Public Library (CPL) ranked fourth among America’s Star Libraries, earning a prestigious Five-Star rating from the Library Journal, the oldest and most respected publication covering library service. The Library Journal index, published annually, compares … Continue reading

July 2022 Community Board

ARTS/THEATER SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK will perform the play “Hamlet” at Lincoln Park, 1200 Starkweather, on July 8th at 7 p.m. CRIME STOPPERS REWARDS UP TO $2,500 for tips about crimes that lead to an arrest. Tipsters remain anonymous. Call in a tip at: 216-252-7463. Send a web tip to: http://www.25crime.com DONATIONS BLOOD AND PLATLET DONATIONS NEEDED BY … Continue reading

Cleveland nonprofit hospitals get millions in property tax breaks. Many are asking, ‘Is it worth it?’

Cleveland nonprofit hospitals get millions in property tax breaks. Many are asking, ‘Is it worth it?’ by Stephanie Czekalinski & Michael Indriolo Plain Press, July 20220                             Nora and David Brown live in a two-story single-family home in Cleveland’s Fairfax neighborhood. The modest home on East 100th Street, with a gabled roof and an enclosed porch, is just a block away … Continue reading

Cleveland City Council passes new tax abatement legislation

Cleveland City Council passes new tax abatement legislation Plain Press, July 20220                             At a special meeting held on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, Cleveland City Council passed legislation that will restructure the City of Cleveland’s tax abatement policy.       A press release immediately following the meeting from Cleveland City Council Chief of Communications Joan Mazzolini explains the new … Continue reading

Local and state politicians show more empathy to developers than to Cleveland’s children

Local and state politicians show more empathy to developers than to Cleveland’s children by Chuck Hoven Plain Press, July 20220                             Cleveland’s new tax abatement policy set to start on January 1, 2024, while better than the current policy, does little to address the glaring need to substantially increase the flow of property taxes to the Cleveland … Continue reading

How to address lead paint and other conditions in rental properties

by Tonya Sams Plain Press, July 20220                             When housing conditions are endangering your family, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by worry and fear.      One common problem is the presence of lead in older homes. Most homes built prior to 1978 used paint that contained lead.       Children exposed to lead poisoning may suffer from learning and behavioral … Continue reading

Neighborhood Leadership Development Program & Community Development Corporation Leadership Program seek 2022 applicants

Neighborhood Leadership Development Program & Community Development Corporation Leadership Program seek 2022 applicants Plain Press, July 20220           If you are passionate, committed and dedicated to taking an active role in improving your community, you may be excited by, and ready for, one of two valuable leadership development programs. NLDP and CDCLP are programs of the Jack, … Continue reading

Composting directly in the garden

Composting directly in the garden by Melinda Myers Plain Press, July 20220                             Don’t toss those imperfect lettuce leaves, onion tops and strawberry tops into the trash. Instead, convert them into compost right in the garden.       Worm and pile composting are great ways to manage these scraps. But if these methods aren’t for you, try trench composting. This centuries old … Continue reading

Billboard on Southwest Corner of W. 25th and Detroit Avenue

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