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Cudell Improvement celebrates 42nd annual meeting

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, February 2017)        In his remarks at the beginning of the Cudell Improvement 42nd Annual Meeting on January 25, Ward 15 Councilman Matt Zone told of the influence the late Judge Raymond Pianka had on his life. He said, “Ray was like a big brother to me.” He noted that … Continue reading

Clark Avenue rehabilitation project will begin soon

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, February 2017)        At a January 5th meeting at Clark Recreation Center, City of Cleveland officials revealed plans for the rehabilitation of Clark Avenue from where Clark meets Lorain Avenue eastward to W. 41st Street. Plans call for the $7.9 million project to be done in two phases. The western … Continue reading

Metro West celebrates its annual meeting & introduces its new logo

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, February 2017)        The Metro West Community Development Office’s annual meeting on January 26th began with Managing Director Adam Stalder talking about the organization’s new name and how happy he is not to have to say Stockyard, Clark Fulton, Brooklyn Centre Community Development Office anymore. The meeting ended with Stalder unveiling … Continue reading

Friends at Riverview Towers

Vince’s Meats at the West Side Market

 

Black and Blue Side by Side

COMMUNITY BOARD FEBRUARY 2017

  A listing of a variety of free activities and resources for the Near West Side. ARTS AND CULTURE SPACES Announces 2017 Exhibitions
 On view January 27 – March 25. R&D: Imani Roach (Philadelphia, PA), Havens.   Based on the recently digitized Jim Crow-era travel guides known as The Negro Motorist Green Book, Imani Roach will … Continue reading

Architectural historian, Craig Bobby, points out inaccuracies in articles on Cheerio building and W.25th Lofts project

To the editor: (Plain Press, February 2017)        I am writing to you to inform you of some inaccuracies found in articles in the January 2017 issue of the Plain Press.  All of these are articles pertaining to local historic buildings. In the article about the commercial building on Detroit at the corner of West … Continue reading

Front Steps joins with EDEN and PIRHL Developers to plan new facility

(Plain Press, February 2017)        Front Steps Housing and Services hopes to be able to move to a new location soon. Front Steps, currently located in a former Travelodge motel at 1545 W. 25th, sits on a ridge over the Cuyahoga River that is unstable. Front Steps Housing and Services has teamed up with Emerald Development … Continue reading

Neighborhood Family Practice now providing oral health services

(Plain Press, February 2017)        Last summer, Neighborhood Family Practice (NFP) was one of 420 community health centers across the country to receive Federal funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to increase access to integrated oral health care (dental) services and improve oral health outcomes for patients. Thanks to that funding, dental … Continue reading