PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Friday, September 20, 2019; St. Malachi Church, 2459 Washington Avenue: This sculpture, a Pietá – the Virgin Mary cradling the dead body of Jesus, — was exhibited at the Chicago World Fair in 1893. Carved out of one block of wood, the sculpture was saved and restored after a fire … Continue reading
PHOTO BY MICHAEL OAKAR Sunday, September 29, 2019; Ohio City Street Festival, W. 25th Street, north of Lorain Avenue: Volunteers Helen Smith, Jeff Urban and Ann Saraying, armed with tickets for beer, prepare to greet festival guests.
Residents express concern over impact of development on their neighborhoods and the city by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, November 2019) At two recent community meetings, discussion addressed the lack of affordable housing and the prospects of current residents being able to afford to remain in their neighborhoods as property values and rents continue to … Continue reading
Opportunity Zone increases interest of developers and realtors in neighborhood by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, November 2019) What wasn’t emphasized at the Ohio City Community Conversations Community Building Meeting or the Ward 14 Planning 101 meeting covered elsewhere in this issue of the Plain Press is that a good deal of the increased interest … Continue reading
Customers voice concerns about how Cleveland Public Power treats them (Plain Press, November 2019) Cleveland Public Power (CPP) customers brought concerns about the services and practices of the power company to a public hearing held on October 17th. The hearing was hosted by the End Poverty Now Coalition and held at St. Paul’s Community … Continue reading
To the Editor: (Plain Press, October 2019) I am writing to point out numerous errors in the “A Look at Lorain Avenue while traveling down memory lane” article, written by Kevin Coleman, identified in the Plain Press as a Cleveland State University journalism student. In this article, the writer claims that the “statues” on the … Continue reading
(Plain Press, October 2019) On September 23, 2019 Cleveland Vibrator Company announced it has initiated the process of relocating the company’s headquarters and manufacturing operations from Cleveland’s near west side to a larger facility on the city’s south side, according to Craig Macklin, CEO. The company is currently located at 2828 Clinton Avenue in the … Continue reading