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County Medical Examiner shares thoughts on how to intervene to prevent more overdoses

by Victoria Shea (Plain Press, July 2018)           It is a topic Doctor Thomas Gilson is passionate about. It shows in every presentation he gives. Yet, people in his county, young and old, are still dying. The numbers are still rising. He wonders as many others do in law enforcement-what else can they do to stop … Continue reading

Ohioans for Gun Safety calls for background checks

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, July 2018)  Retired school teacher Dave Eggert and Clinical Psychologist Dr Terry Tobias were both drawn to work for greater gun safety as a result of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting where 20 children, ages six and seven, as well as six adults, were killed by a single shooter. … Continue reading

Programs aimed to prevent violence against women toreceive Cuyahoga County support

  Programs aimed to prevent violence against women toreceive Cuyahoga County support (Plain Press, April 2018)       The Cuyahoga County Department of Public Safety and Justice Services (PSJS) obtained a grant award from the Ohio Department of Public Safety and Justice Services/Office of Criminal Justice Services in the amount of $490,537.68 for the STOP Violence Against Women … Continue reading

At Domestic Violence Forum, children learn how to act when witnessing abuse

(Plain Press, November 2016)    Most of those in the audience for a Domestic Violence Forum at the Lorain Branch Library on October 26th were children — after school regulars at the library persuaded by the librarian to attend with offers of food- houmos, wraps, fruit and vegetables. With the third game of the World … Continue reading

Voices Against Violence

National Night Out Against Crime

PHOTO BY TED LOBAUGH Tuesday, August 2, 2016; National Night Out Against Crime, Steelyard Commons, 3447 Steelyard Drive: Members of Rising Stars Acrobatics dance in a performance of The Lily Pond.

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Panel addresses ways to identify and stop human trafficking

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, June 2016) Thirty people attending a meeting at the Lorain Branch of the Cleveland Public Library at 8216 Lorain Avenue, on May 24th, learned about human trafficking in Cleveland and how to identify signs that human trafficking is taking place.  A three-person panel — Renee Jones of the Renee Jones … Continue reading

SELF-DEFENSE CORNER

by DL White (Plain Press, March 2016) Picture it! You are driving down a back highway through a rural area. Trees line the road and the red orange sun is settling behind the mountain. Suddenly a deer jumps out of the shadows and runs across your path. Your heart is pounding wildly as you swerve … Continue reading

Self Defense Corner

by D. L. White (Plain Press, February 2016) Open up a newspaper, or your search engine, and the news is laced with violence and destruction. Walking into a restaurant, school, or waking up can make anyone apprehensive about the days’ events. What can be done about your day to day safety? Guns, stun guns, mace, … Continue reading