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Cleveland Public Library begins multiyear capital project

LORAIN BRANCH WORK UNDERWAY NOW – JEFFERSON & CARNEGIE WEST TO FOLLOW (Plain Press, March 2018)     As Cleveland Public Library approaches its 150th anniversary, the Library is embarking on an ambitious, multiyear capital project to ensure its neighborhood branch libraries can continue to function as safe, inclusive, and sustainable environments. The first phase of … Continue reading

Hundreds fill St. Michael’s Church to celebrate the World Day of Immigrants, Migrants and Refugees

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, February 2018)        Hundreds of people filled St. Michael’s Church on Scranton Road on Sunday, January 14th, as the Cleveland Catholic Diocese joined with Catholic dioceses throughout the world in the celebration of the 2018 World Day of Immigrants, Migrants and Refugees. Bishop Nelson Perez celebrated the mass, where those in … Continue reading

In Memory – Gertrude H. Senyak

(Plain Press, February 2018)        Longtime Tremont resident Gertrude H. Senyak, age 88, passed away on January 4th.  On January 13th friends and family of Gertrude H. Senyak gathered at St. Augustine Church for her funeral service and a reception catered by St. Augustine that followed the service. Tremont West Development Corporation staff person Scott Rosenstein … Continue reading

Blue Eyes and the purple pickled eggs

  by B. Chefsky (Plain Press, January 2018)   Marti’s bar was a few doors down from where Ralphie Parker and his family experienced A Christmas Story. Marta Jankowski lived in a colonial-style home across the street from the famous backdrop and vividly remembers when a Hollywood film crew swept in to setup lights back in … Continue reading

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

Women Speak Out for Peace and Justice Holiday Peace Festival and Bazaar

Community newspapers engage with city officials in roundtable discussion on police pursuit policy

(Plain Press, November 2017)      On October 10th, at Visible Voice Books in the Tremont neighborhood, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams, Cleveland Traffic Commissioner James P. Muhic and Ward 3 Councilman Kerry McCormack joined representatives of community newspapers in a press conference and roundtable discussion concerning the Cleveland Police Department’s pursuit … Continue reading

Plans revealed for the future of Clark Field

(Plain Press, October 2017) At public meeting, on September 21st, at Pilgrim Church on W. 14th, area residents had an opportunity to learn about plans for Clark Field. The meeting, hosted by Ward 3 Councilman Kerry McCormack, revealed plans for both the environmental clean-up of Clark Field and plans for the features the park will … Continue reading

Tremont Arts and Cultural Festival

St. John Cantius Polish Festival