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U.S. Department of Health & Human Services asks Plain Press readers to pass information to loved ones in Puerto Rico                                

    U.S. Department of Health & Human Services asks Plain Press readers to pass information to loved ones in Puerto Rico                                 Public Service Announcement, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 The infrastructure damage in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria has significantly impacted residents’ ability to get vital health and safety information. There are a significant number of residents … Continue reading

Pittsburgh Pirate Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente

La Placita Cleveland, La Villa Hispana

Hope for the future

by M. Yesenia Summers (Plain Press, June 2017)      Hope is defined as “a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen.” On Cleveland’s west side, there is a place that provides hope to teenage youth; this place is called Esperanza; Spanish for Hope. Esperanza provides education, support and scholarships to Northeast … Continue reading

Metro West celebrates its annual meeting & introduces its new logo

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, February 2017)        The Metro West Community Development Office’s annual meeting on January 26th began with Managing Director Adam Stalder talking about the organization’s new name and how happy he is not to have to say Stockyard, Clark Fulton, Brooklyn Centre Community Development Office anymore. The meeting ended with Stalder unveiling … Continue reading

La Villa Hispana Action Plan unveiled at Community Engagement Town Hall

(Plain Press, February 2017)        Over 100 people gathered in the former Blessed Sacrament Church at the Family Ministry Center 3389 Fulton Road on January 19th to participate in a La Villa Hispana Community Engagement Town Hall. Each attendee was given a copy of “Cleveland’s La Villa Hispana: The Intersection of Culture and Commerce 2017-2022 … Continue reading

Rita Moreno delights crowd at Convención Hispana

(Plain Press, November 2016)    At the Convención Hispana 2016, hosted by the Hispanic Roundtable at Max Hayes High School on October 8th, Keynote Speaker Rita Moreno shared her life story in a lively interview. Responding to questions from Hispanic Roundtable Chairman José Feliciano, the Puerto Rican born, 84-year-old performer shared her life story with … Continue reading

New Caribe Bake Shop opens

November 2016 Issue of the Plain Press – PDF

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Iglesia El Calvario