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Cleveland leaders need to explore other options to secure funds for the schools

Cleveland leaders need to explore other options to secure funds for the schools by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, September 2012) The City of Cleveland and the Cleveland Metropolitan School District are making an all out effort to pass a 15-mill school levy this November. This represents a 50% increase in the amount of property tax … Continue reading

Zone Recreation Center: Ribbon Cutting for Outdoor Renovations

Zone Recreation Center: Ribbon Cutting for Outdoor Renovations

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Saturday, August 4, 2012; Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for outdoor renovations at Zone Recreation Center, W. 65th and Lorain Avenue: Children in attendance at the ribbon cutting ceremony assist Ward 15 Councilman Matt Zone with the ribbon cutting.

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Zone Recreation Center: T-Ball

Zone Recreation Center: T-Ball

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Saturday, August 4, 2012; Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for outdoor renovations at Zone Recreation Center, W. 65th and Lorain Avenue: Two teams from the Ohio City T-Ball League, Champion Fire and Lutheran Hospital, play the first game on the new T-Ball field at Zone Recreation Center. Katherine Coyne, age 6, of the Champion Fire team, sizes up her competition, Dariel Murdock, age 3, of the Lutheran Hospital team, as he takes first base.

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Zone Recreation Center – Swing Set

Zone Recreation Center - Swing Set

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Saturday, August 4, 2012; Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for outdoor renovations at Zone Recreation Center, W. 65th and Lorain Avenue: Emma Romero, age 3, is among the first to try the new outdoor swing set. Her sister, Isabella Lopez, age 7, gives her a push.

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Community celebrates completion of Zone Recreation Center’s outdoor renovations

Community celebrates completion of Zone Recreation Center’s outdoor renovations by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, September 2012) On August 4th, 2012, a planning process that began a decade ago came to fruition with a ribbon cutting for the $3 million dollar outdoor renovations on the 22 acres of the Michael J. Zone Recreation Center grounds. The … Continue reading

Brooklyn Centre Bicentennial Historic Home Tour

Brooklyn Centre Bicentennial Historic Home Tour

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE STOCKYARD, CLARK-FULTON & BROOKLYN CENTRE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICE Saturday, August 11, 2012; Brooklyn Centre Bicentennial Historic Home Tour: (L-R) Tour guides, Kelly Anderson and Christine Dunson, demonstrate their enthusiasm for the tour.

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Brooklyn Centre Bicentennial Parade: Nother Nature & Friends

Brooklyn Centre Bicentennial Parade: Nother Nature & Friends

PHOTO BY BOBBI REICHTELL Sunday, August 12, 2012; Brooklyn Centre Bicentennial Parade: Mother Nature and Friends, Brooklyn Centre Naturalists (L-R) Sharon Martynowski, David Boyce Jr., and Gloria Ferris.

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Brooklyn Centre Bicentennial Celebration: Applewood Center Benefit

Brooklyn Centre Bicentennial Celebration: Applewood Center Benefit

PHOTO BY KEN HALL Saturday, August 11, 2012; Brooklyn Centre Bicentennial Celebration, Ugly Broad Bicentennial Burger Bonanza, Ugly Broad, 3908 Denison Avenue: As part of the Bicentennial Celebration, the Ugly Broad bar hosts a burger bonanza to benefit Applewood Centers. Sherry Perry, owner of the Ugly Broad, greets guests arriving at the fundraiser.

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Brooklyn Centre celebrates 200th anniversary of first settlers to arrive in Broooklyn Township

Brooklyn Centre celebrates 200th anniversary of first settlers to arrive in Broooklyn Township (Plain Press, September 2012) This year, the Brooklyn Centre neighborhood (which lies between the Tremont and Clark Fulton neighborhoods on the North and the Big Creek valley and the Metro Parks Zoo on the South, Fulton Road on the West and the … Continue reading

Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center’s Puerto Rican Parade: Miss Puerto Rican Image 2012 & Mr. Puerto Rico 2012

Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center's Puerto Rican Parade: Miss Puerto Rican Image 2012 & Mr. Puerto Rico 2012

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Sunday, August 5, 2012; Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center”s Puerto Rican Parade, E. 9th Street, Downtown Cleveland: Miss Puerto Rico Image 2012, Aidelis Rivera, and Mr Puerto Rico 2012, Leonel Acosta, look out at the crowd lining the streets of the parade route.

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