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April 2014 Plain Press

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2014 Plain Press Community Guide

2014 Plain Press Community Guide EMERGENCY NUMBERS Fire • Police • Medical………………………………………….911 Poison Control Center……………..…….1-800-222-1222 Mental Health Crisis Hotline …………   ………623-6888 http://www.adamhscc.org RTA Police………………………………………. 566-5163 Safe Schools Hotline………………………771-SAFE (7233) United Way First Call for Help …..436-2000 ……or…..211   ABUSE Adult Abuse Hotline (Cuyahoga Cty DSAS)…..420-6700 Child Abuse Hotline…………………………696-KIDS (5437) Cleveland Animal Protective League………….771-4616 Cleveland … Continue reading

Volunteer tutor sings praises to Seeds of Literacy

To the editor: (Plain Press, April 2014)This letter is in response to the article in the March issue of the Plain Press “2013 Seeds of Literacy graduates make history: Largest Class Ever To Graduate From Program”. I spent a brief time with Seeds of Literacy as a volunteer tutor back in the Summer/Fall of 2009.  … Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Monday, March 17, 2014, St. Colman Church, 2027 W. 65th Street: Fife and drum players step out of the church doors after the St. Patrick’s Day Mass.

Ignatius Basketball Association league offers young athletes lessons in teamwork and sportsmanship

Ignatius Basketball Association league offers young athletes lessons in teamwork and sportsmanship At the Ignatius Basketball Association (IBA) Championship Night on March 15, 2014 at St. Ignatius of Antioch School at West Boulevard and Lorain Avenue eight teams faced off in championship games in the IBA’s four leagues that serve students from the 3rd to … Continue reading

Trials For Hope helps to improve quality of life for those in need

Using donations and volunteer labor, for the past four years Trials For Hope has been pursuing its mission “to encourage individuals struggling to get through the day to have a better quality of life… by assisting them with a few basic needs that are often taken for granted.” Trials For Hope founder Jonathan Gray has … Continue reading

MetroHealth opens Teen Health Clinic at Lincoln West High School

On Thursday, March 20th in its third week of operation, the MetroHealth Teen Health Clinic served a steady stream of students coming in for health care services. Clinic staff said most of the students it has seen in the first few weeks of operation have come to receive physicals required to participate in school sports. … Continue reading

FOOD & WATER WATCH

PHOTO COURTESY OF FOOD & WATER WATCH March 10th Food & Water Watch activists stand with Ward 3 Councilman Joe Cimperman, Council President Kevin Kelly, Director Karen Butler of the Cleveland Department of Public Health, and Mayor Jackson at Cleveland City Hall after Councilman Cimperman introduced a resolution calling for federal action on the issue … Continue reading

Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization celebrates 40th annual meeting

On February 27th, Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization (DSCDO) celebrated its 40th Annual Meeting. As is custom, the awards ceremony, was the major focus of the meeting. Councilman Matt Zone presented the Sustainability Award to Michael Webster for his involvement in creating a neighborhood garden at W. 63rd and Bridge Avenue. Detroit Shoreway Community Development … Continue reading

Students in Salvation Army’s after school program study science with OSU Extension Service

Some of the older students from the Salvation Army’s Ohio City Branch’s afterschool program on Clark Avenue are participating in a three-part science program this year. In the first part of the school year before the Christmas holiday the students received instruction in science from Case Western Reserve University staff. In the second half of … Continue reading