PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Saturday, April 30, 2022; Drug Take-Back Day, West 25th and Lorain Avenue: Samantha Maloy, an AmeriCorps Vista worker, passes out DETERRA bags for the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board of Cuyahoga County. The bags offer a safe way for individuals to dispose of unused drugs.
by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, June 2022) The Cleveland Planning Commission voted unanimously on May 20th to approve the final plans for a 3-acre park on the MetroHealth Campus. The park, expected to be completed by the end of this year, will be located between W. 25th and Scranton Road on land that now has a 250-car surface parking … Continue reading
(Plain Press, June 2022) The Rainey Institute will be bringing its music and arts programs to the Pivot Center for Arts, Dance and Expression at W. 25th and Castle this summer. The Rainey Institute announced it has leased space in the Pivot Center and “aims to host an inaugural summer camp for Clark-Fulton youth in partnership with current … Continue reading
To the editor: (Plain Press, June 2022) Thank you to the Plain Press for publishing Lynette Filips’ excellent letter in favor of saving the Farnsworth house and St. Nicholas Church. I am a long-time resident and volunteer on a MetroHealth Patient Family Advisory committee. I echo the despair of my fellow Old Brooklyn neighbors regarding the proposed demolition of St. … Continue reading
MetroHealth Park plans reviewed at community meetings by Chuck Hoven Plain Press, May 2022 The temporary 3-acre park proposed by MetroHealth Medical Center for an area just across Scranton Road from its new Glick Center was the subject of a community meeting held at the Family Ministry Center on Fulton Road on April 6th. The meeting … Continue reading
Resident urges Planning Commission to keep the Farnsworth House and Byelorussian Church as part of the MetroHealth Park To the editor: Open letter to the Planning Commission: Plain Press, May 2022 I am writing to you in response to news I heard about MetroHealth’s plans to demolish three buildings between W. 25th St. and Scranton Rd. … Continue reading
Residents urged to contact Planning Commission to prevent demolition of Farnsworth House and Byelorussian Church To the editor: Plain Press, May 2022 The full Planning Commission meeting where the MetroHealth (MH) demolitions and temporary 3-acre park concept plan may be voted on has been moved to May 6th @ 9am. I’ve been talking with some of … Continue reading
COMMUNITY INPUT SOUGHT TO DETERMINE FATE OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Sunday, March 19, 2022; St. Nicholas Belarusian Orthodox Church building, 3518 Scranton Road, SW: A proposal by neighborhood resident Bob Gardin seeks to save this building from demolition. MetroHealth medical center proposed to demolish the building as part of a plan to … Continue reading