Area businesses respond to pandemic in a variety of ways by Bruce Checefsky (Plain Press, June 2020) Several days after Governor Mike DeWine announced that restaurants and bars in Ohio could reopen, the West Side Market parking lot was fuller than it had been in weeks. Missing were the Cleveland Street Chronicle vendors selling … Continue reading
City of Cleveland needs to address concerns of West Side Market tenants by Chuck Hoven The corona virus COVID-19 pandemic has a way of highlighting injustices and disparities in our society. One area of injustice is something the City of Cleveland has responsibility for, the treatment of its tenants – the merchants at the West … Continue reading
NEOCH launches Mutual Aid Fund to support rapid responses to COVID-19 crisis The Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless (NEOCH) launched a Mutual Aid Fund to provide support for grassroots, community-based responses to the COVID-19 crisis. NEOCH was inspired by Cleveland Pandemic Response (CPR), a group of local organizers and volunteers who launched a community hub, … Continue reading
PHOTO BY DEBBIE SADLON Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020; St. Augustine Church, 2486 W. 14th Street: St. Augustine Parishioner Tonja Barnett, who grew up in the neighborhood around St. Augustine Church, makes a trip in to pick up blessed palms.