Photos from the September 2006 Plain Press

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PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT: Monday, July 31, 2006; Cleveland Public Art’s celebration of the completion of the new murals beneath the West 28th Street underpass, W. 28th between Detroit and Washington: Artist Emily Acita (above) an AmeriCorps volunteer and Cleveland Institute of Art student designed the murals with the help of children from the Lakeview Terrace Community Center.

.PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT: Friday, July 28, 2006; Brookside Center’s 10th Annual Multicultural & Health Festival, Archwood and Pearl: Makayla Correa, age 2 1/2, is fascinated with the discovery of chalk as she draws on the festival grounds and on herself.

PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT: Friday, July 28, 2006; Multicultural & Health Festival, Archwood and Pearl: Rosalind Aponte, age 4, twirls her beaded necklace.

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN: Saturday, July 29, 2006; Weed and Seed Youth Safety Fair, Elton & W. 73rd: Mackenzie Kazy, age 7, feeds some goats from Burnette’s Pet Farm Educational Center.

PHOTO BY BILLY DELFS: Thursday, August 10, 2006; Wendy Park Foundation’s Youth Boat Building Program, Whiskey Island Marina, 2800 Whiskey Island Road: Lois McQueen, age 12, expresses her satisfaction after sailing the seaworthy craft she built.

PHOTO BY BILLY DELFS: Tuesday, August 8, 2006; Wendy Park Foundation’s Youth Boat Building Program, Whiskey Island Marina, 2800 Whiskey Island Road: Lois McQueen, age 12, works on her sail boat.

PHOTO BY BILLY DELFS: Tuesday, August 8, 2006; Wendy Park Foundation’s Youth Boat Building Program, Whiskey Island Marina, 2800 Whiskey Island Road: Quentin Elders, age 13, with the guidance of adult volunteers, works on building an 8-foot dinghy sailboat Optimist.

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN: Tuesday, August 1, 2006; National Night Out Against Crime, Michael Zone Recreation Center, W. 65th & Lorain Avenue: Police Officer Jeff Stanczyk talks to neighborhood youths about the dangers of guns.

PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT: Friday, July 28, 2006; Multicultural & Health Festival, Archwood and Pearl: A member of Isla del Encanto entertains the crowd with a carefully choreographed Latin dance performance. The group practices in the Hispanic Youth Center on Scranton and is coached by David Rodrieguez and Aurea Garcia.

PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT: Friday, July 28, 2006; Multicultural & Health Festival, Archwood and Pearl: Isla del Encanto, coached by David Rodrieguez and Aurea Garcia, entertained the crowd with a Latin dance performance.

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN: Tuesday, August 1, 2006; National Night Out Against Crime, Michael Zone Recreation Center, W. 65th & Lorain Avenue: The crime-fighting dog, McGruff, visits with fans.

PHOTO BY BILLY DELFS: Thursday, August 10, 2006; Wendy Park Foundation’s Youth Boat Building Program, Whiskey Island Marina, 2800 Whiskey Island Road: Richard Gash, an instructor with the Greater Cleveland Sea Scouts, offers encouragement to youths learning to sail.

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN: Thursday, August 3, 2006; Grand Opening of Save-a-lot, 3024 Clark Avenue: Katie Brown and her granddaughter Cecilia Vargas, age 7, are first in line for the opening of the new Save-a-lot. Brown, who lives with her husband Maley at W. 53rd and Clark Avenue, welcomes the new store to the neighborhood. The 16,000 square foot store is on the site of the TOPS grocery store, which closed last year.


PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT: Friday, July 28, 2006; Multicultural & Health Festival, Archwood and Pearl: A dancer from the group Isla del Encanto entertains the crowd.

PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT: Friday, July 28, 2006; Multicultural & Health Festival, Archwood and Pearl: Rosalind Aponte, age 4, works on a chalk drawing on the sidewalk

PHOTO BY JOHN CARTWRIGHT: July 2006; West 28th Street underpass, W. 28th between Detroit and Washington: A portion of one of artist Emily Acita’s just-completed murals – part of an effort by Cleveland Public Art to beautify public spaces in Cleveland.

 

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