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Metro West and partners invite media to a conversation regarding comprehensive planning for Clark Fulton area

by Bruce Checefsky (Plain Press, October 2019)           Ward 14 Councilwoman Jasmin Santana assured reporters at a September 17th meeting held at the South Branch of the Cleveland Public Library that she was very excited about the MetroHealth project and its positive impact on Ward 14. The meeting was organized on behalf of Metro West Community … Continue reading

Assembling aid packages to ship to the Bahamas

Odell Beckham Jr.’s latest Nike shoes “Air Max 720 ‘Young King of the People’ release on W. 25th at Xhibition

Cleveland Vibrator Company announces major expansion; moves headquarters and manufacturing facility to south side

(Plain Press, October 2019)           On September 23, 2019 Cleveland Vibrator Company announced it has initiated the process of relocating the company’s headquarters and manufacturing operations from Cleveland’s near west side to a larger facility on the city’s south side, according to Craig Macklin, CEO. The company is currently located at 2828 Clinton Avenue in the … Continue reading

MetroHealth holds open houses to share plan for campus transformation

  PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Thursday, August 15, 2019; Open House, MetroHealth Medical Center, 2500 MetroHealth Drive: View of the construction site for MetroHealth’s new hospital from the 7thfloor of the View Road Parking Garage. MetroHealth holds open houses to share plan for campus transformation  by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, September 2019)       MetroHealth Medical Center … Continue reading

A look at Lorain Avenue while traveling down memory lane

A look at Lorain Avenue while traveling down memory lane by Kevin Coleman (Plain Press, September 2019)       Lorain Avenue is a Cleveland thoroughfare spanning approximately 12 miles from its beginning at the Hope Memorial Bridge to the Rocky River. As soon as motorists traverse the 256-foot-long Lorain Viaduct, the street becomes Lorain Road and runs … Continue reading


  PHOTO BY CLARENCE MADISON (Plain Press Archives) July 1985; Lorain Avenue: Tina Gayer, co-chair of the Lorain Avenue Business Association, sees crime prevention as the highest priority. In this photo from the Plain Pressarchives, Gayer is standing in front of a car lot on W 47thand Lorain Avenue. In the background behind her you … Continue reading

West Side Catholic Center’s Ohio City Pizzeria offers second chances

West Side Catholic Center’s Ohio City Pizzeria offers second chances by Colin Murnan (Plain Press, September 2019)       The West Side Catholic Center has partnered with EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute to take over and run Ohio City Pizzeria. The Catholic Center had been in talks about buying the restaurant for eight to ten years, but … Continue reading

Wigs for Kids donation

PHOTO COURTESY OF WAVERLY WILLIS/URBAN KUTZ BARBERSHOP Monday, August 12, 2019; Urban Kutz Barber Shop, 11106 Detroit Avenue: Logan Cavins, age 17, gets his hair cut by Waverly Willis. The hair was donated to Wigs for Kids on Center Ridge Road in Westlake.  “He (Logan Cavins) grew his hair for years with the sole purpose … Continue reading

MetroHealth holds Campus Transformation Plan community meetings

MetroHealth holds Campus Transformation Plan community meetings by Bruce Checefsky (Plain Press, August 2019) A pharmacy, day care center, affordable restaurant, coffee shop, medical marijuana dispensary, recycling center, and a community makers space were just a few suggestions residents of the Clark-Fulton neighborhood made during several community meetings with officials from MetroHealth. The residents were responding … Continue reading