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March 2020 Community Board

March 2020 Community Board The Plain Press Community Board is a listing of a variety of free activities and resources for neighborhoods served by the Plain Press. Printing for it is sponsored by Organize! Ohio through donations from readers and supporters. ARTS/MUSIC/THEATRE RACIAL EQUITY & INCLUSION FILM SERIES AT CAPITOL THEATRE: Series begins with Queen … Continue reading

Ward 11 gets new City Council Representative

(Plain Press, March 2020)    In February 2020 Brian Mooney was appointed to Cleveland City Council to represent Ward 11 which includes parts of the Edgewater, Cudell, West Boulevard, Jefferson and Bellaire-Puritas neighborhoods. He replaces Dona Brady who resigned her position. Mooney will be serving out the remainder of Dona Brady’s term which expires on … Continue reading

Detroit Avenue has a rich history

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Friday, January 17, 2020; mural on east side of trd Leather, 6321 Detroit Avenue: This mural, painted in late October of 2019 by artist Shane Pierce of Abstract Dissent, adds scenic beauty to the drive down Detroit Avenue. Chuck Perez, owner of trd Leather, says a photo of his mother was … 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

Cleveland Metropolitan School District reveals long-term planning recommendations for K-8 schools

Cleveland Metropolitan School District reveals long-term planning recommendations for K-8 schools by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, June 2019)   On May 15that Max Hayes High School, Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Eric Gordon shared his administration’s recommendations for the future of Kindergarten to grade eight programs and school buildings. The meeting was one … Continue reading

Cleveland Metropolitan School District planning process is underway

Cleveland Metropolitan School District planning process is underway by Chuck Hoven    The Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) held a series of public meetings in April as part of its Citywide Analysis for Long Term Planning. Residents and stakeholders were also invited to provide feedback online at     CMSD CEO Eric Gordon outlined the schedule for … Continue reading

Cleveland Kennel opens on Detroit Avenue

Cudell Improvement celebrates its first annual meeting since forming Strategic Alliance with Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization

by Victoria Shea (Plain Press, April 2019)    Sponsored by Third Federal Saving’s and Loan, Cudell Improvement once again held their Annual Meeting on Saturday, Feb. 23. It was their first since the Strategic Alliance took effect back in July 2018. In his speech, Matt Zone, councilman for Ward 15, acknowledged that it has been a … Continue reading

Cudell Improvement bylaw changes create new service area

Cudell Improvement bylaw changes create new service area by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, April 2019)    Members of Cudell Improvement called for a Special Members Meeting on Thursday, February 21st, just days before the Cudell Improvement Annual Meeting on Saturday, February 23rd. At the Special Members Meeting, held at the Cannon, LoPresti and Catavolos Funeral at … Continue reading

Cudell Board addresses a variety of issues as it proceeds with Strategic Alliance

by Chuck Hoven (January 2019, Plain Press)           At the December meeting of the Cudell Improvement Incorporated Board of Trustees, board members discussed the organization’s budget; its real estate holdings; its contract with Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization (DSCDO) for the Strategic Alliance; the difficulty in getting enough board members to the meeting for a quorum; … Continue reading