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Bea Del Papa honored as Ward 3 Senior of the Year

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE DEL PAPA FAMILY Thursday, September 15, 2022; Cleveland Senior Day, Cleveland Public Hall, 500 Lakeside Avenue: Ohio City resident Bea Del Papa is honored as Ward 3 Senior of the Year.  (L-R) Tim Del Papa, Bea Del Papa, Chuck Del Papa, and Ward 3 City Council Representative Kerry McCormack.

The senior appreciation project, ONE LOVE, brings senior citizens together to strengthen sense of community

PHOTO BY BETTY SPRINGER Sunday, August 28, 2022; ONE LOVE, Senior Appreciation Project’s Enchanted Evening with Joy, A Place for Us, W. 117th and Madison Avenue: Joy is ready to provide an evening of entertainment. She brought joy to senior citizens attending the event singing a wide variety of songs and engaging those in attendance … Continue reading

Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program to host a virtual town hall on October 4th to prepare Ohioansfor upcoming Medicare open enrollment

Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program to host a virtual town hall on October 4th to prepare Ohioansfor upcoming Medicare open enrollment (Plain Press, October 2022)   Ohio Department of Insurance director Judith L. French and Medicare experts from the department’s Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program are hosting a free, virtual town hall on Oct. … Continue reading

MetroHealth shares preliminary plans for senior citizen housing project and police station

MetroHealth shares preliminary plans for senior citizen housing project and police station (Plain Press, October 2022)  At a September 22nd community meeting at the BridgeCLE/Family Ministry Center on Fulton Road, MetroHealth Medical Center’s CCH Development Corporation shared its plans for a new senior housing project to be built at W. 25th and Trowbridge Avenue along … Continue reading

Celebration of Bill Merriman’s retirement as the Chairperson of the Franklin Clinton Block Club and his new role as Chair Emeritus

American Rescue Plan Act survey responses provide window into what Cleveland needs now

American Rescue Plan Act survey responses provide window into what Cleveland needs now by Zachary & Lee Chilcote (Plain Press, December 2021)                 This past summer, the city of Cleveland mailed surveys to more than 120,000 homes and businesses asking residents, “How would you spend $511 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to make Cleveland healthier and … Continue reading

Council of Cleveland Neighborhoods presents concerns to mayoral candidates 

Council of Cleveland Neighborhoods presents concerns to mayoral candidates  by Bruce Checefsky (Plain Press, November 2021)        With the majority of registered Cleveland voters staying home and choosing not to vote in the mayoral primary, it remains uncertain whether they’ll decide to cast a vote in the general election on November 2 for either Justin Bibb or … Continue reading

COPING WITH COVID-19: 

Isolation, lack of technology concerns for seniors during pandemic by Brie Zeltner (Plain Press, February 2021) Angela Smith can’t access her email– she has no computer, no tablet, no high-cost data plan, and the library’s closed. Smith, 48, is taking care of her 74-year-old mother, Minnie, in the Cedar Extension High-Rise senior apartments on East 30th … Continue reading

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