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Guarantee citizens the right to food, clothing, shelter, and medical care

Guarantee citizens the right to food, clothing, shelter, and medical care To the editor: (Plain Press, September 2021)      With all the debate recently for amending the United States Constitution in favor of certain issues and/or those constituencies, perhaps a more appropriate amendment should guarantee each citizen of the United States the right to food, clothing, shelter, … Continue reading

Merger of DSCDO and Cudell Improvement results in new entity, Northwest Neighborhoods CDC

Merger of DSCDO and Cudell Improvement results in new entity, Northwest Neighborhoods CDC To the editor: (Plain Press, August 2021)     The board of directors and staff of Northwest Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation are happy to formally announce our new, unified organization serving Cleveland’s Cudell, Detroit Shoreway, and Edgewater neighborhoods, following the merger of Detroit Shoreway Community Development … Continue reading

Reader responds to the letter concerning noise in the Fulton/Denison area

Reader responds to the letter concerning noise in the Fulton/Denison area To the Editor:    As a resident of West 25th Street and Chatham Avenue, I can empathize with the fine people of the Fulton Road and Denison Avenue area! I too have endured countless hours of disruption from intentional motorcycle and automobile noise. The altered mufflers, … Continue reading

Reader asks for police monitoring of noise problem on Denison Avenue at Fulton and Pearl

Reader asks for police monitoring of noise problem on Denison Avenue at Fulton and Pearl To the Editor:      I would like to comment on your recent letter to the editor about the noise problem on Denison Avenue. It appears peace and quiet are out of reach and people responsible for that continuous disruption most likely … Continue reading

Residents of Fulton and Denison neighborhood would like some peace and quiet

Residents of Fulton and Denison neighborhood would like some peace and quiet To the editor: Dear City of Cleveland Officials: Plain Press, June 2021     We are writing to you asking for relief from the noise problem that the residential community in the area of Fulton Road, and Denison Avenue experiences day and night. This involves cars … Continue reading

Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization and Cudell Improvement Incorporated members vote to approve merger

Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization and Cudell Improvement Incorporated members vote to approve merger To the editor: Plain Press, June 2021        We are excited to announce that the members of Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization (DSCDO) and Cudell Improvement, Inc. have voted to APPROVE a merger of our organizations! Membership of both entities voted overwhelmingly to adopt the … Continue reading

Call to action: Cleveland needs to address lack of low-income housing options

Call to action: Cleveland needs to address lack of low-income housing options To the Editor: (Plain Press, May 2021)      My name is Paul Sherlock and last Friday (April 9th) my friend Jim Schlecht and I staged a protest of four apartment development sites currently underway on the Near West Side of Cleveland. We were protesting the lack … Continue reading

Architectural historian provides additional information and corrections for February article on Madison Avenue

To the editor: Plain Press, March 2021 I am submitting this letter in response to the version of the story about Madison Avenue that appeared in the printed version of the February 2021 issue of the newspaper. A historic house mentioned in the story – next door to Cleveland Lumber and sometimes known as “Twin Peaks” – includes … Continue reading

“Defund the Police” Is A Misleading, Irresponsible Slogan

To the Editor: (Plain Press, February 2021) As Cleveland, Ohio embarks on a new election season, I’m concerned about the growing narrative pitting communities of color against police officers.  I support the principles embodied in most versions of Defund the Police legislation.  But citizens rarely hear these principles. Instead, we repeatedly hear the misleading and irresponsible Defund the … Continue reading

Reader seeks answers about purpose of surveillance camera

To the editor: Dear Members of the Cleveland City Council Safety Committee, (Plain Press, February 2021) My name is Paula Miller and I live on the near west side of Cleveland near Fulton and Lorain. I noticed there is a surveillance camera located in the parking lot of McCafferty Health Clinic on Lorain Avenue.  The camera … Continue reading

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