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New Ohio two-year budget has good and bad news for Clevelanders

New Ohio two-year budget has good and bad news for Clevelanders by Brittney Madison (Plain Press, August 2019)On Wednesday, July 17, Governor DeWine, after approval from both chambers, signed House Bill 166, the $69 billion, two-year budget. Included in the budget were tax cuts and increased spending on children’s services, education, and public health programs. … Continue reading

Work underway on Detroit-Superior Bridge in Cleveland

Work underway on Detroit-Superior Bridge in Cleveland (Plain Press, August 2019)            Beginning on Thursday, July 25th, crews began restricting traffic on the Detroit-Superior (Veterans’ Memorial) Bridge to one lane in each direction through mid-November 2019 for bridge deck repairs. The entire project involves maintenance on the driving surface and other miscellaneous repairs on and … Continue reading

Cleveland Lead Advocates for Safe Housing supports new ‘Lead Safe” law passed by Cleveland City Council

Cleveland Lead Advocates for Safe Housing supports new ‘Lead Safe” law passed by Cleveland City Council (Plain Press, August 2019)Cleveland Lead Advocates for Safe Housing (CLASH) announced its support for a new mandatory “Lead Safe” law passed by Cleveland City Council on July 24th. CLASH has been working with local citizens to get city leaders … Continue reading

Cleveland Metropolitan School District students head back to school

Cleveland Metropolitan School District students head back to school (Plain Press, August 2019)           Most Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) students will start back to school on Monday, August 12th, according to information supplied by the CMSD e-Communicator.The first day of kindergarten will be Friday, August 16thand the first day of preschool will be Tuesday, August … Continue reading

LGBT Community Center opens new facility on Detroit Avenue

LGBT Community Center opens new facility on Detroit Avenue by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, July 2019)    The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Community Center of Greater Cleveland celebrated the opening of its new facility at 6705 Detroit Avenue on June 14thwith a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house. LGBT Community Center volunteers lined the sidewalk … Continue reading

Central Tremont Block Club weighs in on J Roc Development proposal for an apartment development

  Central Tremont Block Club weighs in on J Roc Development proposal for an apartment development by Bruce Checefsky (Plain Press, July 2019)    At their June meeting, residents of the Central Tremont Block Club voiced their concerns about J Roc Development’s proposal to build a 124-to-140-unit apartment building, called Electric Gardens, on the hillside just … Continue reading

Cuyahoga River — 50 years after the last fire

Walkabout Tremont — June 14th 2019

CLASH referendum “fighting for all Cleveland’s neighborhoods – to ‘get the lead out’” — it is not a distraction Open letter to the Cleveland Plain Dealer:

CLASH referendum “fighting for all Cleveland’s neighborhoods – to ‘get the lead out’” — it is not a distraction Open letter to the Cleveland Plain Dealer: (Plain Press, July 2019) This letter is in response to the June 12 Editorial by the Editorial Board of the Plain Dealer and published by cleveland.com and the Plain … Continue reading

Cleveland Lead Advocates for Safe Housing (CLASH) encouraged but concerned by new “Lead Safe” legislation introduced by Cleveland City Council

Cleveland Lead Advocates for Safe Housing (CLASH) encouraged but concerned by new “Lead Safe” legislation introduced by Cleveland City Council (Plain Press, July 2019) After review of the Cleveland City Council’s lead safe legislative proposal, Cleveland Lead Advocates for Safe Housing (CLASH) is encouraged by the progress but remains concerned about key missing provisions. CLASH … Continue reading

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