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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

Cleveland Public Library aids in creating personal style among its patrons

By Silk Allen (Plain Press, July 2018)      Maybe you aren’t into sewing or knitting, but you still want to make a personal statement with your clothes. The Cleveland Public Library is equipped to handle that. Usually, when you think of the library, you rarely think of fashion and personal style, but the main branch … Continue reading

Hispanic Alliance launches Welcome Hub

(Plain Press, June 2018)    Hispanic Alliance announced the creation of a new Welcome Hub that will provide bilingual resources and guidance to the area’s Latino population and services such as affordable housing, jobs and schools. The May 3 launching of the Welcome Hub took place at the Hispanic Alliance office located on the ground floor … Continue reading

In Memory Margaret “Margie” Dorothy Bray Hoven August 11, 1956 – March 20, 2018

(Plain Press, April 2018)       Margaret “Margie” Bray, wife of Plain Press Managing Editor Chuck Hoven, and Plain PressCommunity Board and Website Editor, passed away on March 20, 2018 from a choking accident while dining. Margie Bray Margie was born in the Philippines while her father worked there as a consultant for the Philippine Government. … Continue reading

Beyond Outlets’ Love Yourself Program

School to Apprenticeship Program offers Max Hayes students a path to become Union Journeymen Sheet Metal Workers

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, February 2018)        On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, the Cleveland Metropolitan School District CMSD) signed an agreement with the Sheet Metal Workers’ Local 33 Joint Apprenticeship Training Center (JATC) that will allow students in the Construction Program at Max Hayes High School a direct path into the Sheet Metal Workers’ Apprenticeship … Continue reading

Cannon-LoPresti & Catavolos Funeral Home Christmas Party

Ohio State Bar Association explains Ohio’s Standards for Gifted Student Education

(Plain Press, January 2018)   According to Ohio’s Gifted Operating Standards, a “gifted” student will perform or show potential for performing at remarkably high levels when compared to peers of the same-age, experience or environment. As of July 1, 2017, the operating standards have changed and can be found at Ohio Administrative Code 3301-51-15. The new … Continue reading

Teachers under stress in Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s Investment Schools

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, December 2017)        At the November 21st meeting of the Cleveland Board of Education, educational advocate Don Freeman, for the third month in a row, brought up the issue of the stress that the teaching staffs at Cleveland’s twenty-three investment schools are experiencing. Freeman emphatically said, “Professionals, by that I … Continue reading

Advocacy effort calls for restoring lost $1 million to Cleveland Schools’ Comprehensive Extracurricular Activities Program

sby Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, December 2017)      On June 28, 1995, the Cleveland City Council passed legislation which increased parking, admissions and motor vehicle leasing taxes. The legislation allowed the money to be used for extracurricular activities for the Cleveland Schools, repairs for the football stadium and the general fund of the City of … Continue reading