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Stockyard Neighborhood Bike-a-thon

Canalway Partners’ RiverSweep

Clean-up efforts revive W. 73rd Community Coalition’s hopes for future of vacant field

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, May 2017)       Several events in late March and early April have led to new hope for the W. 73rd Community Coalition in their effort to have the vacant field at W. 73rd and Neville returned to a state where it is once again usable. One such event was a … Continue reading

Keisha González named Managing Director of Metro West

(Plain Press, May 2017)       On April 26, 2017, Metro West Community Development Organization announced that current Economic Development Director Keisha González has been promoted to the role of Metro West Managing Director starting May 1st. González has worked for Metro West for three years, starting as a Community Organizer and later becoming Economic Development Director. … Continue reading

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress awards community development grants

(Plain Press, April 2017)                Cleveland Neighborhood Progress’ Strategic Investment Initiative awards for the 2017-2020 funding cycle will go to twelve Community Development Corporations in the city. A total of $4.2 million was awarded in nine grants. Three of the grants involved collaborative efforts. On the West Side of Cleveland, three grants were awarded. Detroit … Continue reading

Clark Avenue rehabilitation project will begin soon

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, February 2017)        At a January 5th meeting at Clark Recreation Center, City of Cleveland officials revealed plans for the rehabilitation of Clark Avenue from where Clark meets Lorain Avenue eastward to W. 41st Street. Plans call for the $7.9 million project to be done in two phases. The western … 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

Clark and Newton D. Baker schools honored for academic growth

(Plain Press, January 2017) CMSD NEWS BUREAU Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s Clark School, at 5550 Clark Avenue, and the Newton D. Baker School of the Arts, at 3690 W. 159th Street, have received state awards for exceeding expectations in student academic growth. The State Board of Education presents the Momentum Awards annually to schools that … Continue reading

December 2016 Plain Press – PDF

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