In April, the New York Community Trust, a community foundation with $3.2 billion in assets, named Amy Freitag its new president after an eight-month nationwide search. Originally from Akron, Ohio, Freitag began his career in the world of theater before moving into the fields of architecture, historic preservation and park management. She then served as …

CLEVELAND, Ohio – September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. More than half of Hispanics in Cuyahoga County live in Cleveland. This month is used to recognize the 1 in 10 people who live here who identify as Hispanic or Latino. Hispanic refers to people of Spanish-speaking origin …

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — A long-proposed “assessment deficit” funding assistance program for infill housing in the city’s Caledonia neighborhood remains a topic of further discussion, both in council and at meetings. of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). “I truly believe the majority of the city council is in favor, and I trust them to …

Annual in the saddle for the view set for October 8 at the exhibition center SMITHFIELD — The fourth annual Saddle Up for Sight, scheduled for Oct. 8, will be held at Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Friendship Park, with a costume contest beginning at 9 a.m. Organizer Brittany Buchanan explained that fundraising generates awareness …

Donna and Bill Gray with their illustrated book on East Liverpool pottery. It combines brief stories about each of the potteries that worked here with color photographs and textual descriptions of the items they made, a comprehensive effort of research and illustrations never attempted before. (photo sent) This ancient pottery town …

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – The City of Cleveland is finally coming up with a potential solution to the reckless driving happening on the West Side of Cleveland. Nora Rodriguez and her West 81st Street neighbors called 19 News three weeks ago after growing tired of drivers speeding down their street and ignoring stop signs. “He …

Campus Hilliard City School District guide also encourages students to transition between genders without parental consent https://www.nea-lgbtqc.org/ Elizabeth Troutman • September 23, 2022 5:20 p.m. Teachers in an Ohio school district are wearing name badges that students can scan with their phones to access an ‘LGBTQ+ resource guide,’ which includes instructions on how to get …

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – Paulette Williams called the 19 News recovery team after a USPS mailman was attacked by her neighbor’s dog. “The guy came and grabbed him, they had to strangle the dog to get him off the postman because the postman was screaming come get your dog, come get your dog,” a neighbor …

THU/9-22 Alliance Crafts for Kids, 4 p.m., Rodman Public Library; featuring a fall tissue paper tree; sign up by visiting rodmanlibrary.evanced.info/signup or 330-821-2665, ext. 223 Boardman DARE Annual Business Meeting, Boardman United Methodist Church, 7 p.m.; 330-729-0127 Colombian Food Distribution Oasis Food Ministry, 4-6 p.m., First Christian Church; drive only with empty trunks; …

In his 12e and final State of the Schools address, outgoing Cleveland Metropolitan School District CEO Eric Gordon likened his work with CMSD to a role in an important relay race. He said the time had come for him to hand over to his replacement at the end of the school year. Gordon, in his …

Last Friday, September 16, the Garden Valley neighborhood, city officials and many community groups came together for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the 14kW, 40-panel rooftop solar array now installed at Garden Valley Neighborhood House7100 Kinsman Road. The Garden Valley neighborhood, city officials and many community groups came together for a ribbon cutting to celebrate …

Oil City with big North East out-of-region football win Check out highlights and interviews with Oil City after a dominant win at North East. Josh Reilly, Erie Times-News The District 10 football season is approaching the halfway point, and the Erie Times-News Weekly Rankings reflect the realities that are beginning to set in across regions …

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio – Following several incidents involving young children having access to loaded guns, community activists like Al Porter Jr., are saying enough is enough and calling on parents to do more. “I ask, I beg, I put on those who have guns to make sure the access can’t be there for these young …

At the start of 2020, the Louisville-based salad chain Green District had just two locations, but co-founders Jordan Doepke and Chris Furlow could feel the brand’s cult status growing. Customers came in and suggested expansion into places like Wisconsin and Knoxville, Tennessee. Doepke and Furlow were in agreement to an even greater degree — the …

BROOK PARK, Ohio — A lot has changed since the John A. Polonye Community Center opened in Brook Park 50 years ago, but the one thing that hasn’t changed is its ability to bring the community together . The city marked the anniversary with a huge birthday bash on Saturday (September 17) that included food …

This reporter and his wife were driving up St. Francis Drive and heading towards the intersection of St. Thomas Drive in the Upper Miller Creek area around 3:00 p.m. Sunday when we spotted a small black bear crossing the road and into a large lot belonging to one of our neighbors. As we pulled off …

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — In a growing downtown area where vacant city-owned properties are scarce and housing is in high demand, construction of a football stadium adjacent to the David D. Hunting YMCA is- it a good use of the land available? That’s a question city leaders may need to answer. Grand Action 2.0, a …

The number of students attending college in the United States has dropped by more than one million since the spring of 2020. At that time, COVID-19 restrictions began to take effect across the United States. Additionally, a number of US states are finding that they have fewer college-aged youth than in the past. Maine, a …

The Ponca City Chamber of Commerce Community Development Committee meeting was held on Thursday, September 15 at 10 a.m. in the chamber’s council chamber. Mindy Meyer opened the meeting. The first Ponca Politics Forum is scheduled for Friday, September 30 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. and will focus on the state of the city …

Last week, Oberlin College announced it would pay Gibson’s Bakery $36.59 million in damages and attorneys’ fees. With litigation now over, community members reflect on the circumstances of the original incident and the culmination of five years of litigation. Karen Schaefer is an Oberlin resident who has worked as a freelance journalist on public radio …

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — A school district in Ohio is trying something different to help students learn. They give students more days out of class. What do you want to know Middletown City Schools Launches Personalized Learning Days Students choose an activity from a list to learn at home, while teachers come to school to improve. …

The State Department of Agriculture and Markets is asking residents of western New York to be on the lookout for the spotted lanternfly after a population was discovered in the Buffalo area. The spotted lanternfly is a destructive pest that feeds on more than 70 plant species, including sky trees, and plants and …

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) — Becky Smith has lived her entire life in her Page Street home, and in recent years the house next door has been a problem. “It was beautiful. The whole neighborhood is beautiful. It was alive, the kids were playing. It was an awesome place to grow up. It’s sad as it …

CLEVELAND, Ohio – View details of Ohio’s 2022 report card for each district in Ohio. The Ohio Department of Education released the scores Thursday, using a new star-based grading system that replaced the old A-F grades. This change is the result of a law passed by the Ohio General Assembly in 2021. Schools and public …

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The St. Clairsville-Richland City School District has been awarded an $88,000 Ohio K-12 Security Grant to install the new security check-in area for the college entrance as well as purchase new radios for staff. Superintendent Walter Skaggs made the announcement to school board members at Wednesday morning’s meeting. In addition …

picture by: Eric Ayres Ohio County Commissioner Zach Abraham speaks at a meeting of the Ohio County Development Authority board of directors this week. Abraham presented preliminary details of a plan to establish a shared resource growth and retention team with several local entities involved, including the City of Wheeling and …

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) — Eight months after 10-year-old Damia Ezell was fatally shot in a drive-by shooting in Toledo, officials have charged three people in connection with the murder. Dearryl Cornelious, Byron Cleveland and Carmanetta Wilson were indicted by a grand jury on Tuesday. Since that announcement, some people in Toledo have relived the devastating …

Paul Dellinger, left, and Mike Leis prepare for the 1988 Apple Festival Bike Tour with Kevin Kaskocsak of Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District. LIMA — Residents of Allen County just needed space to get outside and enjoy nature. This was the idea behind what would become the Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District. In the 50 …

New York City just launched a new mass vaccination program, and this time it has nothing to do with humans. The city launches a vaccination program for its raccoons against rabies, and even uses helicopter drops. On Monday, Sept. 12, the Department of Health, NYC Parks, and federal and university partners officially kicked off the …

Columbus, Ohio, September 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and JobsOhio, the state’s private, nonprofit economic development corporation, today announced a $475,000 grant for the Youngstown business incubator to attract new businesses and support economic development. The grant was awarded through the JobsOhio Vibrant Communities Grant program, which revitalizes downtown areas and main …

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio – Rosalind and Charles Homolka have literally been dealing with a rough road to their Garfield Heights home for the past nine months, after road repaving delays in their neighborhood left them and other neighbors, in a rocky mess. The couple told News 5 that a water main replacement on Garfield Drive …

Students from the Cleveland Metropolitan School District dove headfirst into a world of information about civics, democracy and elections last week at a launch event for CMSD’s Civics 2.0 program. Civics 2.0 is now in its second year at CMSD. Through this, students were trained to work in Cuyahoga County polling places, created voter registration …

MON/9-12 Kolkata Beaver Local School Board, 7 p.m., Grade 8 module East of Liverpool School Board, 8 a.m., Westgate Administrative Center ELHS Class of 1952, Breakfast, Hot Dog Shoppe, 9:30 a.m. Eastern Palestine Eastern Palestine Library, 11 a.m., Movers & Shakers Storytime. Meeting of Junior Friends of the Library, 3:30 p.m. Eagles kitchen …

Mayor Ed Gainey and Pittsburgh Public Schools leaders announced a new workforce development partnership that could be the first collaboration between the city and the school district since the superintendent and mayor took over. duties this year. The “Prepare to Prosper” Workforce Development Partnership is a joint effort between the Mayor’s Office and the Department …

The Town of Canal Winchester is creating a new Community Plan – a long-term guiding document that will provide a vision for the future development of the town. The community plan will address topics such as land use, community character, housing, transportation, natural resources, utilities and economic development. The plan is developed through a series …

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – On East Weber Street in the Lagrange neighborhood of Toledo sits a vacant eyesore. According to neighbors, the house caught fire years ago, and it has been deteriorating ever since. “It’s very scary to see that there because, as you can see, the trees have grown, and the weeds are taking …

UNDATED – Good news for pheasant hunters in Minnesota, there are more birds in almost every region of the state. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says the annual roadside survey shows an 18% increase in pheasants from last year and a similar percentage above the 10-year average. The statewide pheasant index this year was …

BROOKLYN, Ohio (WOIO) – Brooklyn police have confirmed that an underage Brooklyn City Schools student was arrested Sept. 7 for making threats toward the district on social media. Det. Joseph Bugaj said the BPD responded to a report of a threatening message to schools in the city of Brooklyn posted on social media on August …

LIMA – The Department of Housing and Neighborhoods of the City of Lima is now accepting applications for the 2022 Annual Matching Grants Program for Neighborhoods in the City of Lima. The program will allow neighborhood organizations to carry out city improvement projects. Applicants must start their project by October 17 and complete the project …

Six thousand teachers and support staff in Seattle, Washington, went on strike this morning, canceling the first day of classes for 50,000 students in the state’s largest school district. The strike followed a 95% vote of teachers, paraprofessionals and office workers to authorize the strike. Seattle teachers at Nova High School (Source: SEA) The Seattle …

AKRON, Ohio – The NAACP of Akron along with some members of the Akron City Council and city leaders have said it’s time for simple but meaningful change in the wake of the fatal shooting of Jayland Walker by Akron police. What do you want to know Akron community leaders and officials held a press …

AVON, Ohio — The Avon school community is likely better prepared to respond to a serious threat following a recent safety forum. The city’s police department hosted the forum Aug. 15 to educate staff, students and residents on how to respond in an emergency, such as a school shooting. The department also explained how police …

Special report September 5, 2022 8:00 a.m. Last updated: September 5, 2022 8:50 a.m. Disparities in school spending have been a point of contention in the US public education system for decades. Since public schools generally receive most of their funding from local sources such as property taxes, wealthier districts are often better funded than …

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third in a three-part series on the creation and ongoing impact of community colleges in northeast Ohio. It’s never too early to look to the future. And for Lakeland Community College and Cuyahoga Community College, the future is now. With both institutions experiencing significant growth across the board since their …

U.S. Rep. Yvette Herrell, RN.M., said her office stands ready to help municipalities in her district apply for federal funds included in the bipartisan Infrastructure Act — a law she says “is full of pet projects, Washington trash, and frivolous spending simply to appease entrenched insiders. The three New Mexico congressmen participated in a congressional …

In last month’s Old Timer, we looked at the life of master carousel carver Daniel C. Muller and the creation of a carousel in Forest Park in 1923. For four decades, residents of Woodhaven and other communities surrounding Forest Park have had fun the old-fashioned way in our carousel. But on December 10, 1966, tragedy …

The pair seeking to represent State Senate District 28 both ran against State Sen. Bob Ballinger, R-Ozark, in 2018. They now face each other in the Nov. 8 general election. Green Forest’s Bryan King won his Republican primary against incumbent Ballinger in May. King makes an attempt at a legislative comeback. He was the incumbent …

EAST TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – On the corner of Navarre Avenue and Yondota sits an abandoned horror. neighbors say they were told it was going to be demolished a long time ago. Yet years later, the property is covered in vines and poison oaks. “It makes our neighborhood even worse and we don’t want that, …

Khalon Simmons has a big game for Meadville Meadville standout running back Khalon Simmons ran for four touchdowns and threw one in a 55-6 win over Corry. Tom Reisenweber, Erie Times-News Final: Cathedral Prep 22, Clarkson North (Canada) 17 Get ready with an incredible comeback win in the dying seconds as Suhtaun Lewis scores for …

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland City Council on Thursday announced its top picks to serve on the Community Policing Commission, the 13-member citizens’ panel reviewed by voters last fall that will have the final say on police discipline. The Council’s dozen finalists include a mix of people from a wide range of professional and demographic …

When you’re heading towards grandviewyou visit a place in Columbus known for local shopping — this ranges from local restaurants to cafes to furniture stores. The neighborhood has grown since the beginnings of our town, so we wanted to check what is currently being prepared here. If you haven’t explored in a while, it might …

NILES, Ohio — Negotiations for a school district in northeast Ohio are winding down. What do you want to know The Niles Education Association’s contract with the council ends Wednesday at midnight As with the Columbus City schools, negotiations have taken place since March with no agreement Also similar to CCS/CEA, unfair labor practices were …

Residents of Oak Crest are neither blind nor deaf. Their memories are also long. Compared to many developments around the city, their neighborhood is small. Oak Crest, while lacking the official designation required for tax credits, is considered historic – primarily for its location either side of Polo Road nestled against the campus of Wake …

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Churches are an important part of any community. The Rocky River Historical Society recognizes this and offers the city’s religious communities the opportunity to present information about themselves during a special program at 7 p.m. September 8 at the Beach School Auditorium, 1101 Morewood Parkway, Rocky River. Enter via Detroit Road. …

LORAIN, Ohio (WOIO) – City of Lorain Schools confirmed Monday that a high school security guard is on paid administrative leave while investigating excessive force. According to a news release, the impugned actions took place on August 25 as the officer responded to a fight between female students in the women’s restroom. School officials said …

BEREA, Ohio — Three “Welcome to our Purple Heart Community” signs have been posted at the entrances to Berea. Berea was named Purple Heart City last year at the annual Veterans Picnic. The honor was bestowed by the Military Order of the Purple Heart in recognition of Berea’s commitment to veterans. A plaque honoring Berea …

NILES — The days are drawing to a close for the Niles Education Association and the Niles Board of Education to reach an agreement on a new contract before the union goes on strike at midnight on Thursday. In the event of a strike, the district has released an alternate learning plan. School …

CINCINNATI — In the CUF neighborhood, some residents are fed up with rowdy students, after some threw a big party last week. Some videos of the party are circulating on social networks. A video shows students setting fire to a shopping cart and throwing it off the roof of a building. Another video showed hundreds …

Louisville, KY, Aug 27, 2022 – (PR.com) – Chapel Hill, NC-based Module Architecture + Design (pod a+d) and Louisville, Ky. developer Gill Holland have revealed plans for “The Devonian,” a 17,000 square foot post-pandemic community hotel to serve local residents as well as travelers in Louisville’s historic Portland district. Unlike standard hotels and motels whose …

Campbell County Judge Daniel Zalla certified the recount in the Republican Senate District 24 primary election between Jessica Neal and Shelley Funke Frommeyer. Zalla’s opinion said that after the recount, Neal definitely lost the election – and the opinion also said it also showed that what some voter fraud theorists say publicly is radically different …

Renovations to the new Mentor Community Recreation Center are progressing and we look forward to opening later this year. Residents are excited to enjoy the new facility and we have received a number of questions. Here are some answers to those we are most frequently asked. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS When will the new leisure center …

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) — Residents of Tracy Street are tired of a home that has stock tires front and back. It is not the first, as it was only last year that the lessee was ordered to remove another stock of tires. According to the neighbors, it took two semi-trailers to transport all the tires …

SPRINGFIELD — Bruce Wagle, president of the Roseland Neighborhood Association, has a message for anyone who left KKK flyers in his Springfield neighborhood: “Keep it, because we don’t want your junk mail, your hate mail, here. Roseland is one of several neighborhoods in town where someone left the flyers, which are apparently an attempt to …

Information has emerged about a lawsuit filed against the Richland School District regarding an accident at a bus stop last October. The student was hit by a vehicle as he crossed the street after the bus left, lawsuit alleges A local Tri-City and Yakima law firm filed a lawsuit in Benton County Superior Court, claiming …

WESTLAKE, Ohio (WOIO) — Teachers cheered as students walked through the Westlake Schools doors and into the classroom. Lee Bureson Middle School principal Tom Flaska said it was one of the three best days of the year for students. “Their favorite holidays, their birthday and the first day of school,” Flaska said. “I’m going to …

A startling video of a fox attack in upstate New York surfaced online this week. The footage, which appears to have been recorded by home surveillance cameras and is date stamped July 25, shows a woman fending off the animal as it repeatedly attacks her in the front yard of her Ithaca home. The clip …

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Step into Agave & Rye, and it’s like stepping into a vibrant and colorful museum of modern art. Massive and luminous murals appear. Statues of dogs are placed near the tables. Exotic Chihuly-like swirling glass light fixtures hang down. Caged chandeliers hang. Except this “museum” has tequila. And bourbons. And tacos. As …

LAKEWOOD, Ohio – They did it again. Residents of McKinley Place in Lakewood conducted their annual drive for Lakewood Community Services and collected a large amount of school supplies as requested by LCS. This is the sixth year that the neighbors have hosted the collection. In previous years, LCS has asked for children’s toiletries, coffee, …

The Columbus Education Association – which represents more than 4,000 teachers, nurses and other education professionals in the Columbus City Schools District – said it would be its first strike in decades. “94% of Columbus Education Association (CEA) members voted to reject the (school’s) board’s last, best and final offer and went on strike for …

Aug. 19—Several people attended a public hearing on Thursday to seek comments on plans to expand Springboro’s designated outdoor refreshment area in the downtown historic district. However, only two people, one for and one against the proposal, shared their comments with council during the public hearing. Jack Blosser, executive director of the Springboro Area Chamber …

Richard Freund, a universally acclaimed Jewish scholar and biblical archaeologist, rabbi and professor at the University of Hartford, succumbed to cancer on July 14. He was 67 years old. Barbara Stein, who babysat Freund growing up in Valley Stream, recalls attending Temple Emanu-El, the Reform Jewish Synagogue in Lynbrook, as a boy. Shortly after graduating …

Cleveland installed the first of more than a dozen speed tables to slow drivers on residential streets. Mayor Justin Bibb and members of the Cleveland City Council introduced the first rubberized speed table — which looks like a wider, flatter speed bump — on Corlett Avenue in the Union-Miles neighborhood. “I’ve long believed that as …

Cleveland installed the first of more than a dozen speed tables to slow drivers on residential streets. Mayor Justin Bibb and members of the Cleveland City Council introduced the first rubberized speed table — which looks like a wider, flatter speed bump — on Corlett Avenue in the Union-Miles neighborhood. “I’ve long believed that as …

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – Residents of Seaman Street in East Toledo have been working to revitalize their community, however, a vacant house on the block is hampering progress. Residents said the orange demolition notice had been posted on the home for three years, but the structure is still standing. “It is empty, it has been …

Brandon Cleveland, Executive Director, Daniel Payne Legacy Village Foundation (Dez Wilson) For years, the Daniel Payne Legacy Village Foundation has dreamed of building a mixed-use community development near One Pratt Park. Now they’re gearing up to make it happen, according to executive director Brandon Cleveland, and they want the support of the community. Here’s what …

Save An Eye Football Game Highlights Check out tons of highlights from the 84th Annual Save An Eye Football Game. Tom Reisenweber, Erie Times-News The District 10 football playoffs aren’t expected to begin until early November. Bill McNally of Girard, like all the other coaches of his Class 3A teams, is aware of this. The …

CLEVELAND — As part of CLE Inspires Week powered by Kaulig Giving, Cleveland Guardians Charities announced a new Fields for the Future project with the financial support of four-time Guardians All-Star 3B José Ramírez and in partnership with the City of Cleveland. CGC is in the process of donating a grass baseball/softball field to the …

WED/8-17 Colombian Fairfield Alumni Luncheon, Noon, Paul’s; Everyone is welcome Columbiana Public Library Board, 7 p.m., Salchow Room County Area Singles, Rancho Viejo to Salem, 6 p.m. East of Liverpool Group CC Amps, First United Methodist Church, 1 p.m. City Council Licensing Committee/Economic Development, meeting, 6:00 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers. Eastern Palestine …

Cleveland failed to secure a $10.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to redesign East 66th Street in the city’s Hough neighborhood. The project, dubbed DREAM 66, would add a multipurpose path, a wider sidewalk, crosswalks, benches and bicycle parking to the street. The federal government grant $2.2 billion RAISE program would have …

Tina Boyes, head of the Kenmore Neighborhood Alliance, has been working since 2017 to make Kenmore Boulevard exciting again. For every new business, there are still spaces like the old Hairston Appliance store quietly awaiting a new tenant. Boyes began consulting with Dallas-based Better Block five years ago on how to make the boulevard more …

A Democratic vacancy committee in Boulder-based House District 10 has chosen Junie Joseph as the party’s candidate for the general election. Joseph, who was elected to the Boulder City Council in 2019 and a former Pro Tem mayor, will replace Rep. Edie Hooton in the November ballot. Originally from Haiti, she moved to the United …

Submit your letter to the editor via this form. Read more Letters to the Editor. District 3 Needscouncilor who cares Re. “City boss wants ‘break’ on tiny houses”, page B1, August 2: Without discussing the merits of tiny homes or debating the best place to put them, I couldn’t help but notice that City Council …

William Watts of Vicksburg is among five Mississippi high school graduates who received $5,000 scholarships from the Entergy Community Power Scholarship Program. Created for the children of Entergy employees, the scholarship program recognizes students for their community service, academic achievement, leadership and work experience. Watts graduated in 2022 from River City Early College High School …

Today, Russia continues its invasion of Ukraine. But in my view, it was not NATO expansion that enabled Putin’s criminality; it is the expansion of our homes and cars. Across Ukraine, Russia, Iraq, Venezuela and the Arabian Peninsula, people are suffering from the West’s dependence on cheap energy and the dictators that this dependence empowers. …

Rhythms of salsa, merengue and reggaeton echoed along the banks of the Scioto River as the first day of the Latino Festival began Saturday at Genoa Park near COSI Columbus. The variety of music, food and other vendors made it clear that the Latino community in Columbus is so much more than Mexico, but represents …

It’s no secret that The Villages has been a hotbed of swingers. Central Florida’s retirement community was the fastest growing metropolitan area in the country just a few years ago. Residents often feel like they have to justify why they moved to the neighborhood so they won’t be judged. The Tampa Bay Times wrote a …

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) – Roadwork will begin Monday, August 15 to raise the intersection of Chestnut Drive and Ohio Avenue, and construct two speed cushions in the Sunset Heights neighborhood as part of intersection safety improvements in the city and traffic calming efforts. . One speed pad will be located on Maryland Avenue near Trinity …

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A judge has rejected Bedford’s last-minute attempt to stop University Hospitals from closing a facility that has served its residents since 1928. Late Thursday afternoon, the city filed a motion in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas seeking a restraining order to legally prevent UH from closing its Bedford Medical Center …

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – A vacant home infested with raccoons has been troubling a local community for years. Residents of Seaman Street in East Toledo said when the owners died more than a decade ago, the place began to fall apart. “It reminds me of Halloween every day, it’s awful. I’ve never seen the street …

Drexel University, like many schools, has provided financial aid to students, including those transferring from community colleges, for many years. But too many students didn’t know how much – or how to get it. Now, the private university has sweetened the pot by announcing a guarantee that those who meet admissions requirements and have an …

Sales of PlayStation products have migrated with the US population, from major metropolitan areas to small towns, according to a Sony executive who believes the migration is linked to population shifts related to the pandemic. Why is this important: One way to understand what has happened in the country over the past few years is …

CLEVELAND – A pocket park paying homage to Cleveland’s original lighthouse that stood on the corner of West 9e The main street and avenue are nearing completion and a grand opening celebration is planned for later this month. Lighthouse Park is a project that has been in the works for years and was planned with …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A West Virginia University study found that the population of young people who do not identify with their gender at birth may be much higher than previous estimates. “Young people of diverse gender identities are amazing young people and, as our study revealed, many of them live …

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — A community-centered planning process to redesign up to 60 acres of potential parks around Horseshoe Lake begins with two public forums later this month. The lake bed itself comprises about 12 acres of that expanse, but has been drained since 2019 due to “significant issues with the structural integrity of the …

PEPPER PIKE, Ohio — The Orange School Board has authorized Treasurer Todd Puster to recalibrate the district’s investment portfolio based on recommendations from an advisor the district has employed since 2015. Cincinnati-based RedTree Investment Group will continue to serve as the District’s investment advisor and now has the authority to make financial transactions it deems …

MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) — “Starting first year here, getting to know all the administrators this week, and finding out where we are in program adoption,” says Brad Silvus, Superintendent of Schools for the City of Marietta. “We have several new study programs that we are in place and ready to move forward.” New superintendent, Brad …

PITTSBURGH — Col. Adam Czekanski has commanded the Pittsburgh District of the US Army Corps of Engineers for just over a year. Looking back on the past year, he reflects on the accomplishments of the district staff who manage the 23 locks and navigation dams, 16 multi-purpose flood damage reduction reservoirs, 80 local flood reduction …

MON/8-8 Kolkata Beaver Local school board, 7 p.m., in 8th grade. Eastern Palestine Village Council, 7 p.m., municipal building Eagles kitchen open from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Italian sausage with pasta, side salad and bun; $9; 330-886-0397 Eastern Palestine BOE Meeting, Elementary Media Center, 6:00 p.m. Village Council, 7 p.m., Municipal Building …

Four people were fatally shot in an Ohio neighborhood, authorities said as they searched for a man believed to be armed and dangerous. Butler Township Police in Montgomery County said officers were called to the area shortly before noon Friday to a report of gunfire. Chief John Porter said four victims …

Comment this story Comment DAYTON, Ohio — Four people were fatally shot in an Ohio neighborhood, authorities said Saturday as they searched for a man believed to be armed and dangerous. Butler Township Police in Montgomery County said officers were called to the area shortly before noon Friday to a report of gunfire. Chief John …

The STARS at the Wood County Educational Service Center Community Learning Centers have been keeping cool by the pool this summer. This summer, students at six Wood County locations loaded buses and took more than 200 students on field trips like Imagination Station, Sauder Village, Toledo Zoo and Maumee Indoor Theater. When STARS students weren’t …

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Four people were fatally shot in an Ohio neighborhood, authorities said Saturday as they searched for a man believed to be armed and dangerous. Butler Township Police in Montgomery County said officers were called to the area shortly before noon Friday to a report of gunfire. Chief John Porter said four …

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) — This is an issue that, frankly, has a lot of people honking their horns. We talk about the growing number of Canada geese that inhabit our area. There is a human way to help manage the problem and that involves four-legged helpers. You certainly don’t have to go far to find …

The relationship between the schools in the town of Lorain and the bus company it hired this spring to transport the students has got off to a good start. In April, schools in the city of Lorain elected to hire Auxilio Services for bus students for the 2022-23 school year, replacing First Student, which had …

Chicago’s Avalon Park is named after its park of nearly 11 hectareswhich has a gym, tennis courts, baseball diamonds and a swimming pool. This pool has been open at least five days a week this summer, despite a citywide shortage of lifeguards, according to Shedrene O’Neal, chair of the Avalon Park advisory board. “It’s just …

EDGECOME COUNTY, NC – Populations in North Carolina’s small towns are declining as more people flock to our state’s big cities. What do you want to know Populations in rural North Carolina are declining Edgecombe County’s population has dropped more than 13% in the past decade Small towns remain attractive for individuals and businesses Yalem …

Denver, CO – A crowd of approximately 30 gathered at the Colorado State Capitol on Saturday, July 30, in solidarity with the residents of Akron, Ohio and the family of Jayland Walker. Attendees included victims of police crimes and their families in the Denver area. Protesters demanded the charging of the eight Akron Police Department …

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health has awarded $6.89 million to 26 community organizations to support projects that improve the health and lives of residents of the Health Improvement Areas of Ohio. Ohio’s Health Improvement Areas are neighborhoods that the ODH has identified as addressing socioeconomic and demographic factors that affect the resilience …

register here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism. Having at least one black teacher in elementary school reduces the odds of dropping out by 29% among low-income black students and 39% among very low-income black males. Black students who have only one black third-grade teacher are 13% more …

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Clark County Sheriff Deborah Burchett speaks at the funeral of deceased Deputy Matthew Yates SPRINGFIELD — The Clark County community says a final farewell to the office of Clark County Sheriff Matthew Yates, now deceased. >>PHOTOS: Procession escorts fallen Clark County deputy to grave site Yates was killed on July 24 after a suspect shot …

Compared to just five years ago, the number of minors placed in foster care in the Garden State is down by more than 2,700. The New Jersey Department of Children and Families attributes the decline to a change in culture that places more emphasis on strengthening families following reports of abuse or neglect, rather than …

Hi friends! It’s Monday in Strongsville and I’m back in your inbox with everything you need to know about what’s happening locally. Let’s do it… First, today’s weather forecast: Wet; a wandering storm pm. High: 85 Low: 66. Here are the top three stories from today in Strongsville: The new state senate district map has …

FLINT, MI — Dr. Abdelmajid Jondy. The name should tell you something. Jondy, 84, worked for Hurley Medical Center as a general surgeon for 50 years and in March 2022 decided to retire. A serious retreat this time. “He retired once before and we laughed because it only lasted 10 days,” said his daughter, Muna …

June 11, 2022 Passing Mount Airy Secondary School along North South Street, one notices the walls, sidewalks and signage of a typical educational institution – but one probably doesn’t realize that a thriving business lies also within its limits. On a recent morning at the Blue Bear Cafe as the school year drew to a …

Hello, Toledo. I’m here in your inbox today to tell you everything you need to know about what’s happening in town. Here is… First, today’s weather forecast: Rather sunny and pleasant. High: 82 Low: 62. Here are the top five stories from today in Toledo: The Great Lakes Hyper Loop took a step closer to …

Imagine a future where a 90 year old can live with the quality of life of a 40 year old. It’s not too far off — potentially within a decade, according to projections in a forthcoming book by Dr. Michael Roizen, 76, director emeritus of wellness at the Cleveland Clinic; Al Ratner, 94, former chairman …

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – The Cleveland community is tired of all the gun violence. Over the past week, a total of 21 people have been shot and seven of them have died. “It’s awful and we have to take over,” said one resident. “We must take back our city.” On Wednesday, a 16-year-old boy was …

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot and killed in the Tremont neighborhood on Wednesday, police say. Arthur M. McKeller of Cleveland Heights was fatally shot around 4:25 p.m. He was found lying in the grass near a residence in the 1700 block of Clark Avenue, according to police and the County Medical …

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio – Cuyahoga Falls announced this week that it is joining Power a Clean Future Ohio, a network of cities and local governments working to increase clean energy use and reduce carbon emissions. Cuyahoga Falls City Council unanimously approved a resolution to join the network earlier this month. “By joining PCFO, we will …