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Neighborhood Family Practice celebrates opening of new Puritas Community Health Center

(Plain Press, May 2017)       Neighborhood Family Practice hosted a grand opening celebration for its new Puritas Community Health Center at 14625 Puritas on April 10th. Residents of Bellaire Puritas joined with Neighborhood Family Practice staff and board members and political representatives from the city, county, state and federal government for the celebration. Youths from … Continue reading

West Side School Fair showcases offerings at area high schools

Two hundred people attended a West Side School Fair that showcased fifteen Cleveland high schools to families of sixth, seventh and eighth graders attending public, private and charter schools within the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. The Cleveland Transformation Alliance and Bellaire-Puritas Development Corporation hosted the fair held on March 2nd at John Marshall High School. … Continue reading

John Marshall Alumni becomes one of the Navy’s Newest Chief Petty Officers

by Navy Office of Community Outreach (Plain Press, November 2016) (NORFOLK, Va.) – Navy Chief Petty Officer Anthony Henry from Cleveland, Ohio, was recently promoted to chief petty officer. Chief Henry, a 2004 John Marshall High School graduate, has served in the Navy for 12 years and is currently serving at Commander, Naval Air Force … Continue reading

Poverty growth in Cleveland neighborhoods continues

CHILD POVERTY GROWS IN ALL NEIGHBORHOODS SERVED BY PLAIN PRESS by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, October, 2016)       Despite the many community development projects in Cleveland neighborhoods, the poverty rate in Cleveland was estimated to be higher in 2012 than it was in the year 2000. The 2000 Census listed the poverty rate in Cleveland at … Continue reading

October 2016 Plain Press – PDF

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Members of world champion team demonstrates robot at John Marshall High School’s, School of Engineering’s Project Inspire

(Plain Press, June 2016) On May 11th, John Marshall High School’s School of Engineering opened its doors with Project Inspire to showcase its program to the community. One of the highlights of Project Inspire, held at the high school on W. 140th, was a demonstration of the robot that Cleveland students built while competing in … Continue reading

John Marshall High School ribbon cutting celebrates new school and academic programs

by Chuck Hoven Plain Press, November 2015   The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on September 24th at John Marshall High School not only celebrated the opening of the new school building but also the creation of new academic programs for John Marshall. Students greeted guests and offered them programs as they entered the building. The ceremony included … Continue reading

Neighborhood Family Practice to expand services with new funding from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

(Plain Press, October 2015) Neighborhood Family Practice (NFP), a federally qualified non-profit community health center serving patients from five office locations on Cleveland’s near west side, was recently awarded more than $1 million in Affordable Care Act funding from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HSS). “The HHS funds go hand in hand … Continue reading

High-quality preschools have openings for 2015-2016 school year

SPACES AVAILABLE AT PRIVATE AND CLEVELAND METROPOLITAN SCHOOL DISTRICT CLASSROOMS (Plain Press, September 2015) There is good news for families in Cleveland who wish to send their 3- or-4-year-old preschoolers to a high-quality program this school year. According to PRE4CLE, Cleveland’s high-quality preschool expansion plan, private preschools and Cleveland Metropolitan School District classrooms that partner … Continue reading

Cleveland Metropolitan School District updates plans for school construction

(Plain Press, April 2015) The Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) held a series of open houses, over the past month, to gather community input on its updated construction plan for Issue 4 funds passed by voters this past November. The school district anticipates the bond issue will raise $200 million and the state of Ohio … Continue reading