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Repairs continue at Denison Avenue UCC as the church receives extension from Cleveland Housing Court

(Plain Press, June 2019)   On May 21stDenison Avenue United Church of Christ Pastor Nozomi Ikuta announced via Facebook that Cleveland Housing Court has given the church’s congregation “a little more time to finish repairs.” The church, featured in a photo in the May issue of the Plain Press, is continuing work restoring the exterior of the building. … Continue reading

Cleveland Metropolitan School District planning process is underway

Cleveland Metropolitan School District planning process is underway by Chuck Hoven    The Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) held a series of public meetings in April as part of its Citywide Analysis for Long Term Planning. Residents and stakeholders were also invited to provide feedback online at QualitySchoolsforCLEkids.org.     CMSD CEO Eric Gordon outlined the schedule for … Continue reading

Denison Avenue UCC congregation prays for help to fix church building

St. Ignatius of Antioch Parish celebrates 10th Founder’s Day Gala

St. Ignatius of Antioch Parish celebrates 10th Founder’s Day Gala by Victoria Shea (Plain Press, May 2019)    “Can you believe it has been ten years since we gathered around loved ones and like a phoenix rose from the ashes?” wrote Sister Dianne Piunno, SND, the pastoral associate for St. Ignatius of Antioch Church. “We are … Continue reading

Westown celebrates annual meeting

(Plain Press, April 2019)    Westown Community Development Corporation held its annual meeting on Thursday, March 7that the Eastman Branch of the Cleveland Public Library at W. 116thand Lorain Avenue. Board President Patrick Clovin used a power point presentation to highlight some of the organization’s activities in its service area which includes all of City … Continue reading

Cudell Improvement bylaw changes create new service area

Cudell Improvement bylaw changes create new service area by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, April 2019)    Members of Cudell Improvement called for a Special Members Meeting on Thursday, February 21st, just days before the Cudell Improvement Annual Meeting on Saturday, February 23rd. At the Special Members Meeting, held at the Cannon, LoPresti and Catavolos Funeral at … Continue reading

St. Ignatius of Antioch’s new pastor, Rev. Fr. Kevin Estabrook, invites all to “Come Home”

(January 2019, Plain Press)           First time pastor, Rev. Fr. Kevin Estabrook’s message to the community of St. Ignatius of Antioch Church at West Boulevard and Lorain Avenue is a simple one – “come home.” “If there are any parishioners or folks from the neighborhood who haven’t been to church in a while, we’re here to … Continue reading

Westown Winter Frolic

Greater Cleveland Food Bank receives $7,500 donation

DIETZ & WATSON MAKES DONATION ON BEHALF OF GIANT EAGLE (Plain Press, February 2018)        Giant Eagle Supermarket shoppers, who purchased Dietz & Watson premium deli meats and cheeses from November 2 to December 6th of last year, participated in Families Helping Families, a national Dietz & Watson charitable purchase program run with partner supermarkets. Giant … Continue reading

Westown Winter Frolic, Halloran Park Skating Rink

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