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Election 2016 results — turnout varies widely in precincts in Plain Press service area

Election 2016 results – turnout varies widely in precincts in Plain Press service area (Plain Press, December 2016) Voters approved all three issues on the ballot in Cleveland this November. Of the three issues, the half percent hike in the payroll tax won by the smallest margin winning 51.36% to 48.64%, with 64,439 yes votes … Continue reading

Stockyard Clark-Fulton and Brooklyn Center Community Development Office celebrates another year of progress

(Plain Press, November 2014) The Stockyard Clark-Fulton and Brooklyn Center Community Development Office (SCFBC) held its annual Community Celebration on October 2nd at the W. 58th Church of God. The organization, which serves over 26,000 residents in an area that spans parts of five City Council Wards, distributed its annual report to those in attendance … Continue reading

Standardized tests drive Cleveland Transformation Plan

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, August 2014) Under current local, state and national educational policy, Clevelanders are being asked to measure their public and charter schools and judge their teaching staffs based on the scores on standardized tests. While the standardized tests may help to compare schools, they do little to help individual students to … Continue reading

July 2014 Issue of the Plain Press

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Young activists needed to help create a more just society in the City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, July 2014)Several recent articles in the Plain Dealer touted Cleveland’s recent brain gain. In a June 10, 2014 article by Robert L. Smith titled Cleveland’s unexpected brain gain garners national attention, a reference is made to an a study by Richey Piiparinen and Jim Russell of the Center for Population … Continue reading

Residents seek explanation of sudden resignation of Commander Keith Sulzer

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, May 2014)Over 150 area residents came to the Second District Police Community Relations Committee on April 8th hoping to learn the reasons behind the sudden resignation of Second District Commander Keith Sulzer on March 24th.  Cleveland Chief of Police Calvin D. Williams gave a brief outline of the conversation he … Continue reading

Denison Avenue resurfacing delayed to better notify residents and businesses

PROJECT LINKED TO NEW CLEVELAND PUBLIC POWER UTLITY UPGRADE by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, February 2014) At a Public Information Meeting, held on January 9th, residents and businesses along the Denison Avenue corridor from Ridge Road to I-176 were presented with final plans for a proposed Cleveland Public Power utility upgrade and street reconstruction project. … Continue reading

Despite competitive City Council race only 14.1% of registered voters go to polls in Ward 14

Despite competitive race only 14.1% of registered voters go to polls in Ward 14 (Plain Press, January 2014) Brian Cummins squeaked out a victory over Brian Kazy by 19 votes in the Ward 14 City Council race, the City of Cleveland’s most competitive City Council race this year. Cummins managed to get 953 votes to … Continue reading

Plain Press City Council Survey – Ward 12 General Election, November 2013 Candidate Anthony Brancatelli

Plain Press City Council Survey – Ward 12 General Election, November 2013 Candidate Anthony Brancatelli 1.   Please introduce yourself to the Plain Press audience and describe the skills, resources and experience that will help you to address some of the pressing concerns of the City of Cleveland as a City Council Representative from Ward … Continue reading

Plain Press City Council Survey – Ward 12 General Election, November 2013 Candidate Roz McAllister

Plain Press City Council Survey – Ward 12 General Election, November 2013 Candidate Roz McAllister 1.   Please introduce yourself to the Plain Press audience and describe the skills, resources and experience that will help you to address some of the pressing concerns of the City of Cleveland as a City Council Representative from Ward 12. … Continue reading