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Summer Resource Fair at Market Square Park

Cleveland City Council weighs proposals to change Cleveland’s tax abatement policy

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Monday, May 16, 2022; Cleveland City Council Meeting, Cleveland City Hall, 601 Lakeside Avenue: During the Public Comment period at the Cleveland City Council Meeting, Ward 4 resident David Beach addresses Cleveland City Council on the issue of the reauthorization of the City’s residential tax abatement program.  Speaking of the Justin Bibb … Continue reading

Cleveland’s approach to community development should put people before developers’ profits

Cleveland’s approach to community development should put people before developers’ profits by Chuck Hoven Plain Press, May 2022             The City of Cleveland’s tax abatement program is coming up for renewal at the end of May. For many years, the City has used tax abatement as a means of attracting new residents and improving its housing stock … Continue reading

Residents enjoy winter walks and kite flying at Edgewater Park

Cuyahoga County Department of Appraisals updates information on 2021 property taxes

Cuyahoga County Department of Appraisals updates information on 2021 property taxes by Bruce Checefsky (Plain Press, December 2021)                 Michael Chambers, Cuyahoga County Fiscal Officer, admits most people fail to understand how property taxes work. At the November Lincoln Heights Block Club meeting at the Tremont Taphouse, he talked about an update on 2021 property taxes.      Chambers … Continue reading

Council of Cleveland Neighborhoods hosts mayoral candidates’ forum at Edgewater Park’s pavilion

Council of Cleveland Neighborhoods hosts mayoral candidates’ forum at Edgewater Park’s pavilion by Bruce Checefsky           The Council of Cleveland Neighborhoods (CCN) sponsored a Candidates’ Forum with mayoral prospects Ross DiBello, Basheer Jones, Kevin Kelley, Dennis Kucinich and Zack Reed on Tuesday, July 27, at the West Pavilion on the upper level of Edgewater Park. CCN … Continue reading

Wendy Park Bridge Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Whiskey Island

WOOF WALK, Benefitting the Northeast Ohio Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

$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

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

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