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
Beating Guns Tour seeks to transform guns into garden tools by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, May 2019) Responding to the biblical passage in Isaiah 2: 4 “…and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks;…” the Beating Guns Tour arrived at Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ on W. … Continue reading
To the Editor (Plain Press, November 2018)In early October, two members of our near west side community were victims of a crime when they were shot during an argument at Market Square Park. These two people live, work, and volunteer in our community and support their families and friends in our community. You would not know that … Continue reading
by Victoria Shea (Plain Press, July 2018) It is a topic Doctor Thomas Gilson is passionate about. It shows in every presentation he gives. Yet, people in his county, young and old, are still dying. The numbers are still rising. He wonders as many others do in law enforcement-what else can they do to stop … Continue reading
by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, July 2018) Retired school teacher Dave Eggert and Clinical Psychologist Dr Terry Tobias were both drawn to work for greater gun safety as a result of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting where 20 children, ages six and seven, as well as six adults, were killed by a single shooter. … Continue reading
Programs aimed to prevent violence against women toreceive Cuyahoga County support (Plain Press, April 2018) The Cuyahoga County Department of Public Safety and Justice Services (PSJS) obtained a grant award from the Ohio Department of Public Safety and Justice Services/Office of Criminal Justice Services in the amount of $490,537.68 for the STOP Violence Against Women … Continue reading
(Plain Press, November 2016) Most of those in the audience for a Domestic Violence Forum at the Lorain Branch Library on October 26th were children — after school regulars at the library persuaded by the librarian to attend with offers of food- houmos, wraps, fruit and vegetables. With the third game of the World … Continue reading
PHOTO BY TED LOBAUGH Tuesday, August 2, 2016; National Night Out Against Crime, Steelyard Commons, 3447 Steelyard Drive: Members of Rising Stars Acrobatics dance in a performance of The Lily Pond.