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St. Colman to celebrate installation of Rev. Caroli Shao as new pastor

(Plain Press, November 2014) St. Colman Parish will celebrate the installation of its new pastor, the Rev. Caroli Shao, at the 5 p.m. Mass on Saturday, November 15. Bishop Richard Lennon will celebrate the Mass at St. Colman Church, 2057 W. 65th.  The mass will be followed by a reception in the parish hall. All … Continue reading

Newspaper, Connecting Cleveland, helps Nepali-speaking Bhutanese community to connect in Greater Cleveland and around the world

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, August 2014) In January of 2014, six Lincoln West High School students collaborated to publish the first edition of Connecting Cleveland, a newspaper serving the Nepali-Speaking Bhutanese community in Greater Cleveland and beyond. Hari Kumar Dahal, an eleventh grade student at Lincoln West at the time the first issue was … Continue reading

Cleveland bilingual students sharpen English in summer school

(Plain Press, August 2014) CMSD NEWS BUREAU 7/3/2014 Students attending summer school at Thomas Jefferson International Newcomers Academy this summer, worked to bring their reading up to grade level while also mastering a new language. Nearly 40 students who were in the second and third grades during the 2013-14 school year took part in a … Continue reading

Legal Aid Hosts Free Legal Advice Clinics

by Mac Bailey (Plain Press, July 2014)Legal Aid’s mission is to secure justice for low-income residents by providing high-quality legal services that come at no cost. If you have a civil legal issue, but can’t afford an attorney, the Legal Aid Society can help. A primary way of getting started with Legal Aid is by … Continue reading

Deportations destroy families

    PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Saturday, May 3, 2014; The Immigrant Justice Solidarity Rally and March organized by the Greater Cleveland Immigrant Support Network: Supporters of immigrant rights begin a march from Market Square Park on W. 25th and Lorain Avenue. The demonstrators called for an end to deportations that are breaking up families.

Enrollment jumps at Thomas Jefferson International Newcomers Academy

CMSD News Bureau 4/23/2014 (Plain Press, May 2014)Trouble breaks out half a world away, and the Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s (CMSD’s) Thomas Jefferson International Newcomers Academy in the Stockyard neighborhood of Cleveland feels the impact. The school, which opened in 2010, is for students in kindergarten through 12th grade who come to Cleveland from other … Continue reading