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Plans unveiled for new high school building at former Max Hayes site on Detroit Avenue

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, June 2017)      At a May 24th community meeting, area residents and stakeholders received an update on the new west side high school planned for the former Max Hayes High School site on Detroit Avenue between W. 45th and & W. 49th streets. The meeting, held at St. Paul’s Community … Continue reading

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

Ward 15 Councilman Matt Zone elected president of National League of Cities: CARRIES ON ZONE FAMILY LEGACY OF PUBLIC SERVICE

  : by Jack Craciun III (Plain Press, December 2016) On November 19th, 2016, Cleveland Ward 15 Councilman Matt Zone was elected president of the National League of Cities (NLC) at the organization’s 2016 City Summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Zone, who served as NLC’s first vice president in 2016, will lead the nation’s largest membership … Continue reading

December 2016 Plain Press – PDF

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Edgewater Beach Clean-up

Race to the Max runners race through the EcoVillage

(Plain Press, May 2016) Runners and their supporters filled campus of Max Hayes High School on Saturday, April 16th for the annual Race to the Max.  The Race to the Max, held each year for the past four years by Friends of Max Hayes and the Westside Industrial Retention and Expansion Network (WIRE-Net), raises funds … Continue reading

Plans presented for major work on Clark Avenue

(Plain Press, May 2016) Residents attending an April 20th meeting at Clark Recreation Center learned of plans to rehabilitate Clark Avenue from Lorain Avenue (W. 90th and Clark) eastward to W. 41st. Plans designed by the firm Arcadis Design & Consultancy call for the 8-million-dollar rehabilitation project to be divided into four segments. The work … Continue reading

Voters approve local option for Brewnuts Donut Bar

Plain Press, December 2015 At the November 3rd Election voters in Ward 15, Precinct M approved a local option for a liquor permit for Brewnuts donut bar at 6501 Detroit Avenue by a vote of 210 – 41. They also approved a local option for Sunday sales at the same location by a vote of … Continue reading

Panel tackles police accountability and the use of body-worn police cameras

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, May 2015) At the April 18th meeting of the Greater Cleveland Civil and Human Rights Coalition, a panel of seven people with a variety of different areas of expertise weighed in on the question of whether or not Body-Worn Cameras will increase police accountability. Shakyra Diaz, a Policy Manager for … Continue reading

Residents vote to remove landmark status for historic Watterson Lake building to make way for demolition

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, April 2015) At a March 18th Community meeting held in Bethany Presbyterian Church, residents voted 22 to 3 to have historic Watterson Lake School Building on W. 74th and Detroit Avenue removed from its landmark status and demolished. The school, built in 1906 and designed by architect Frank S. Barnum, … Continue reading