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West Side Community House seniors respond to letter to the editor

To the Editor: (Plain Press, May 2011) In regard to the “Letter to the Editor” written to the Plain Press by Frank Caffery, Mr. Caffery seems to have his information a little mixed up. First of all, most of the seniors are very capable of crossing the street by themselves, but if a parking lot … Continue reading

Police Commanders offer advise at W. 73rd & Neighborhood Coalition Block Club meeting

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, May 2011) Commanders from both the First and Second Police Districts gave advise and shared tips on reducing neighborhood crime at the April 14th West 73rd & Neighborhood Coalition Block Club meeting. Donna Brooks, the chair of the block club says the club, which serves the area from W. 71st … Continue reading

1920s-style soda fountain shop opens in Detroit Shoreway neighborhood

by Kristen Mott (Plain Press, May 2011) A throwback to the 1920s is now open in the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood. Sweet Moses, which opened at the end of March, is a 1920s-style soda fountain shop named after Moses Cleaveland. Its authentic feeling borrows from the history of the building itself. Located at 6800 Detroit Ave., … Continue reading

Area activists unite to “Save Our Communities”

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, May 2011) One hundred and fifty activists from a wide range of community organizations met at Trinity Cathedral on Saturday, April 16th for an all day conference to “Save Our Communities.” Organizers of the event called for a change in spending priorities to provide more dollars toward the needs of … Continue reading

Residents weigh in on proposed regulations for restaurants, bars and entertainment venues

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, May 2011) Testimony and lobbying by Cleveland residents is helping to shape new City of Cleveland legislation regulating the zoning and licensing of restaurants, bars and other entertainment related uses. Henry Senyak, a citizen representative on an Ad Hoc Committee set up by Cleveland City Council to recommend changes in … Continue reading

Ohio City celebrates Cleveland’s Artisan Neighborhood, at its annual meeting

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, May 2011) About eighty residents and stakeholders gathered at the St. Ignatius High School Breen Center for the annual meeting of Ohio City Incorporated. Ohio City neighbors mingled in the lobby enjoying food prepared by the Touch Supper Club and were entertained by the Singers Club of Cleveland prior to … Continue reading

Lincoln West Students win awards at Northeastern Ohio Science and Engineering Fair

by Trang Le (Plain Press, May 2011) The participation of the Lincoln-West High School Science Research Team in the 58th Northeastern Ohio Science and Engineering Fair (NEOSEF) has been a tradition for many years. Under the leadership of national awarded chemistry teacher and sponsor, Olga Gueits, the team is once again making history in the … Continue reading

Lake Effect Free Alternative Health Clinic opens at Catholic Worker storefront

(Plain Press, May 2011) Starting March 10, 2011, The Lake Effect Free Alternative Health Clinic opened its doors at the Catholic Worker Storefront at 4211 Lorain Ave.  This clinic will provide herbal consultations and herbal first-aid, Reiki, foot baths/foot care, and in the future hopes to offer massage, community acupuncture, and chiropractic services. The clinic … Continue reading

Old Brooklyn grassroots group hosts Pedal for Prizes on May 21

by Jeffrey Sugalski (Plain Press, May 2011) Northeast Ohioans will have the opportunity to win more than $2,000 worth of prizes, simply by exploring Cleveland’s Old Brooklyn neighborhood by bicycle. Bicyclists can win one of two brand new Trek 7000 hybrid bikes, a one-year membership to the downtown branch of the Greater Cleveland YMCA, a … Continue reading