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Cleveland Crusaders Rugby Team

American Lebanese Community Council presents Lebanon Day at Cleveland City Hall

(December 2018, Plain Press)        In the first floor Rotunda at Cleveland City Hall, on November 19th, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson welcomed a crowd of over 300 to the 8thAnnual Celebration of Lebanon Day in Cleveland and the celebration of the 75thAnniversary of the Independence of Lebanon. Jackson noted the importance of cultural diversity to the development … Continue reading

Department of Aging Director Mary McNamara outlines services and resources available to Cleveland seniors

(December 2018, Plain Press)        At a November 17thTalk in the Hall at Cogswell Hall, Cleveland Department of Aging Executive Director Mary McNamara explained the range of programs, services and resources her department helps link to qualified Cleveland residents. The Talk in the Hall, co-sponsored by Cogswell Hall and the Cleveland Westside Village, offered the opportunity for … Continue reading

Clevelanders for Public Transit presents its recommendations on how to improve RTA

PHOTO BY BRUCE CHECEFSKY Monday, November 19, 2018; A rider travels aboard a Regional Transit Authority bus in Cleveland. by Bruce Checefsky (December 2018, Plain Press)        A small group of concerned citizens attended Clevelanders For Public Transit’s (CPT) meeting on November 19th at the All Aboard Ohio office in Tower City. CPT’s Coordinating Committee Chair … Continue reading

Local team plans to compete in international adult literacy competition

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, November 2018)       A representative of an international organization came to Cleveland in September hoping to work with Cleveland organizations with adult literacy programs to show them how their efforts to reach adult learners can be vastly increased. The organization, XPRIZE, which designs and operates world changing incentive competitions, hopes to be … Continue reading

Orchard School hosts Cleveland Metropolitan School District Board of Education meeting

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, November 2018)        The Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) Board of Education held a meeting at Orchard School on Bailey Avenue in the Ohio City neighborhood on October 23. Orchard Principal Kathryn Francis and CMSD Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Eric Gordon noted, to those present, that Orchard had become an Apple Distinguished … Continue reading

Hands Across CLE Street Festival

West 41st Street Bridge Closure

(Plain Press, October 2018)           On Monday, October 1, 2018, the Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works will close West 41st Street Bridge (No. 01.05) over Norfolk Southern Railroad and Train Avenue. The bridge is located about two-tenths of a mile north of Clark Avenue, between Richner Avenue and South Marginal Road.     The closure is required to … Continue reading

Clevelanders for Public Transit rally for increased public transit funding

One hundred members of Clevelanders for Public Transit (CPT) marched from Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority headquarters to Public Square on July 23rd to rally for transit funding. The next morning, the group presented the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Board of Trustees with over 700 letters calling on the RTA Board to place a transit … Continue reading

Community Roundtable on Transit urges the creation of better, safer and more affordable public transit

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, July 2018)      Organizers of a Community Roundtable on Transit said they hope to create a new vision for the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority and stop the cycle of service cuts, fare increases and ridership loss. In an effort to bring about their vision of a better, safer and more … Continue reading

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