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St. Patrick’s Parish remembers Beloved Pastor, Father Mark A. DiNardo

(Plain Press, February 2018)        Over 700 people gathered at St. Patrick’s Church on W. 38th and Bridge Avenue on January 26th to celebrate the life of Father Mark DiNardo, who died on Sunday January 21st at Regina Health Center in Richfield, Ohio. The crowd of parishioners, former parishioners, priests from throughout the diocese, ministers, religious, … Continue reading

Christmas Party for Children, St. Wendelin’s Parish Hall

Lorain Avenue Cycle Track receives funding

(Plain Press, January 2018)                      The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) awarded $47 million in federal transportation dollars to transportation improvement projects in December of 2017. The Lorain Avenue Cycle Track was one of the recipients of funding. The project is slated to receive $6.119 million to “construct a cycle track and other enhancements … Continue reading

Rally for Dreamers, Dream Act

The Metanoia Project hosts its 10th Anniversary Open House

(Plain Press, December 2017)      The Metanoia Project held a special 10th Anniversary Community Open House, on Sunday November 19th, at its shelter at St. Malachi Parish, 2459 Washington Avenue. The Open House followed the opening of the overnight shelter and homeless hospitality center, on Friday November 17th. Now in its tenth year, the Metanoia … Continue reading

Lutheran Hospital urged to accept detox patients with a single addiction — heroin

To the editor: (Plain Press, December 2017)      I would like to commend the Plain Press on its coverage of the panel discussion at Lutheran Hospital concerning the present opioid crisis. As I read the article, however, I was aware of the fact that, while Lutheran Hospital has a very good detox program, and an … Continue reading

West Side Market Parking Lot

Urban Community School and Urban Squash Cleveland to build new Youth Development Center on Lorain Avenue

(Plain Press, December 2017)      Urban Community School and Urban Squash Cleveland broke ground in late October for Urban Squash Cleveland’s Youth Development Center. Urban Community School President Tom Gill says the new 10,000 square foot building will be on Lorain Avenue at W. 47th Street. Gill says the brick on the new building will … Continue reading

Panel discussion addresses opioid epidemic in Cuyahoga County

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, November 2017)      Residents, community agency representatives and local experts joined together to listen to and interact with a panel addressing the opioid crisis. The panel discussion held at Cleveland Clinic Lutheran Hospital’s Castele Center Auditorium on October 11 was titled Heroin, Fentanyl and Carfentanil: The Triple Threat on our … Continue reading

Cleveland Truth Commission hears testimony at a day-long session in effort to put poverty on trial

(Plain Press, November 2017)      The movement to End Poverty Now continued its efforts in Greater Cleveland with a Cleveland Truth Commission on Poverty held at Franklin Circle Church in Ohio City on October 14th. The Truth Commission on Poverty was billed as “putting poverty on trial.” A statement in the program for the event, … Continue reading

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