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Education Area Team of Convención Hispana aims to reduce drop out rate
by Chuck Hoven

The Education Area Team at the Convención Hispana held at Lincoln West High School on Saturday October 13th resolved to develop a sustained strategy to address lowering the dropout rate of Hispanic high school students in northern Ohio. A similar resolution was passed at the last Convención Hispana in 2004.


Cleveland Metropolitan School District plan calls for
a K-8 school in every neighborhood

by Chuck Hoven

One hundred and twenty people attending an October 1st Community Forum at Zone Recreation Center received an update from Cleveland Metropolitan School District Chief Executive Officer Dr. Eugene T.W. Sanders and his staff on the district’s proposals for changing its facilities plan.


CEO Sanders shares academic goals for Cleveland Municipal School District
by Chuck Hoven

At an October 1st Community Forum at Zone Recreation Center, Cleveland Metropolitan School District Chief Executive Officer Eugene T.W. Sanders offered some insight into the academic planning for the district.


Fundraising is highest priority for new Clark Metro Director
by Chuck Hoven

Maria R. Dávila, the new Executive Director of Clark Metro Development Corporation (CMDC), says the first and foremost priority of the organization is fundraising. She is confident in her ability to secure funding to stabilize the organization and secure its future.


Council recall petitions filed in Ward 14
by Chuck Hoven

Sparing between Ward 14 Councilman Joe Santiago and former Ward 14 Councilman Nelson Cintron, Jr. has escalated to a new level. A group led by Cintron, Jr. turned in petitions with 808 signatures to the Cleveland City Council Clerk’s Office on Friday, October 26th in an effort to call for a special election to recall Ward 14 Councilman Joe Santiago.


Safety Meeting addresses concerns about armed robberies in Tremont
by Chuck Hoven

About 80 people attended a discussion on Crime Prevention in Tremont on Thursday, October 25th at Zion Church on W. 14th. The meeting, organized largely by email, was called in response to three armed robberies in Tremont, news reports of one of the robberies, and emails being circulated telling people not to dine in Tremont because it is unsafe.


Polish Legion of American Veterans announces awards

Roosevelt Post #58 and Pulaski Post #30 of the Polish Legion of American Veterans (PLAV) in the Tremont neighborhood have named Bob Berdys and Richard Przybysz as their Veterans of the Year. The Ladies Auxiliary of the Polish Legion of American Veterans has named Rose Marie Oblak their Woman of the Year.


Cogswell Hall receives funding for rehab and an addition

Cogswell Hall, at 7200 Franklin Avenue in the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood, will receive $410,000 from the Ohio Housing Trust Fund for renovations.


Forged letter attacks St. Augustine
by Chuck Hoven

A letter written to Bishop Richard Lennon of the Diocese of Cleveland on October 1st takes aim at St. Augustine Church and advises the Bishop “of issues surrounding St. Augustine Church at 2486 West 14th St. that you must consider when choosing which parish to eliminate in the Tremont cluster.”


November 2007 Letters to the Editor

A reader writes about how he thinks Cleveland's schools should be renovated, not demolished.


November 2007 Photo Gallery

This month's issue of the Plain Press features photos from the Second District Safety Summit, Historic Haunts Tour in Detroit Shoreway, Farm's Fall Open House Party, and Civil War Re-enactment in Tremont.


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