Photos from the August 2006 Plain Press

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PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT - Wednesday, July 19, 2006; Greater Cleveland Lead Advisory Council’s March for Lead Safe Living, Cleveland Public Square: Alexandria Larson tells how lead dust in her Lakewood home resulted in her daughter suffering from lead poisoning.

PHOTO BY CORIANA CLOSE - Thursday, July 13, 2006; Ingenuity Festival, Cleveland Public Square: This drummer helps to kick off the Ingenuity Festival celebrating Cleveland’s art and technology to the beat of  “Symphony for a Thousand Drums” led by composer Halim El-Dabh.

PHOTO BY CORIANA CLOSE - Saturday, July 15, 2006; Out Lady of Mt. Carmel 80th Annual Italian Festival, W. 70th and Detroit Avenue: Darnisha Duncan, age 4, and Deionte Duncan, age 2, delight in this carnival ride.

PHOTO BY CORIANA CLOSE - Thursday, July 13, 2006; Ingenuity Festival, Cleveland Public Square: With Cleveland’s skyline in the backdrop, this drummer helps to kick off the Ingenuity Festival.

PHOTO BY CORIANA CLOSE - Saturday, July 15, 2006; National Truth Commission, Lincoln Park, W. 14th and Kenilworth Avenue: Members of the Truth Commission listen as a member of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign testifies about violations to the right to housing.

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN - Sunday, July 16, 2006; National Truth Commission, Lincoln Park, W. 14th and Kenilworth Avenue: Majid Brown, a member of the World Peace Rhythm Project helps spread the spirit of peace through the beat of her drum.

PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT - Sunday July 23, 2006; The Puerto Rican Cultural Parade, downtown Cleveland: Members of the Cleveland Peace Action Coalition, dressed as peasants, walked from W. 3rd to the festival grounds.

PHOTO BY DEBBIE SADLON - Early summer, Cudell Recreation Center, West Blvd at Detroit Ave: These two cousins enjoy an arts festival as they prepare for a summer of fun.

PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT - Saturday, July 1, 2006, One year anniversary celebration of Dog Park at Clark Field: Joel Zureick and Java, a 1 ½-year- old Bull Mastiff are regulars at the dog park. Zureick says Java likes to wrestle with Monty, a 2-year-old Great Dane he met at the dog park. Ward 13 Councilman Joe Cimperman credits the Dog Park’s presence with the dramatic disappearance of condoms and residue from drug users once prevalent at Clark Field.

PHOTO BY CORIANA CLOSE - Thursday, July 13, 2006; Ingenuity Festival, Cleveland Public Square: This drummer helps to kick off the Ingenuity Festival.

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN - Thursday, July 20, 2006; If I had a Hammer Program, Shop Room at Max Hayes High School, 4600 Detroit Avenue: Jeremy March, age 8, tries his hand at sawing a board after receiving instruction from Max Hayes shop teacher Jim Mulgrew.


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