Third Annual ‘Fields for the Future’ Held at Halloran Park

The third annual Fields for the Future was held at Halloran Park on May 18th. The Cleveland Indians teamed up with Community Partners and the City of Cleveland to renovate Halloran Park. In addition the to field renovations, volunteers repainted the tennis courts. Cleveland baseball catcher Yan Gomes and his wife, Jenna along with City of Cleveland staff, Council President Kevin Kelley and Ward 11 Councilwoman Dona Brady were at the event to unveil the park’s improvements.

The Jackson Administration reinitiated the Capital Improvement Program in 2007 in order to better plan the public investments.Projects implemented by the Capital Improvement Program will shape the physical landscape of Cleveland for generations, and play an important role in the City’s long-term ability to deliver critical services necessary for attracting private investment and making Cleveland a vital, vibrant and connected city.

The City of Cleveland Department of Public Works will not pick up waste Monday, May 29 due to the Memorial Day holiday. There will be a one day delay in the waste collection schedule - trash will be collected Tuesday, May 30 through Saturday, June 3. Regularly scheduled trash pick-up will resume on Monday, June 5. Questions regarding collection can be directed to the Division of Waste Collection at 216.664.3711.

The improvements extend along a 0.64 mile section of East 71st Street from Broadway Avenue to Harvard Avenue and will include asphalt paving, base repairs, ADA compliant curb ramps; casting adjustments and new striping.

Due to community concerns about the speed limit on Franklin Boulevard in the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood, the City plans to support residents and City Council as they seek to reduce it to 25 miles per hour. In the meantime, in accordance with State of Ohio law, the speed limit will remain 35 miles per hour on Franklin Boulevard.

The Greater Cleveland Sports Commission (GCSC), in partnership with the City of Cleveland and Cleveland Metroparks, announced April 12 that the Cleveland will host the 2018 and 2019 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships. USA Triathlon’s largest annual event will take place on Aug. 11-12, 2018 and Aug. 10-11, 2019 at Edgewater Park and the surrounding neighborhoods in Downtown Cleveland.

The City of Cleveland has launched its new Healthy Homes Interdepartmental Initiative, as part of its ongoing commitment to creating healthy homes in neighborhoods throughout the city. The proactive, multi-year program results from years of internal planning, and it focuses on interdepartmental collaboration between Building and Housing, Public Health, Community Development, Law, Housing Court and multiple external partners.

Thanks to Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s enhanced budget, made possible by Issue 32, the City of Cleveland is embarking on more street improvement projects in 2017 than in years past. Projects span all neighborhoods and wards throughout the city.

As part of ongoing neighborhood enhancements, Dominion East Ohio pipeline infrastructure improvements are scheduled to begin soon on the East Side. Improvement begins with the replacement of old steel mainlines.  One lane of traffic will be maintained with traffic control personnel in the work zone directing traffic.  Access to adjacent driveways will be maintained. 

The Cleveland Department of Aging has a program to help disabled seniors and adults with the extermination of bed bugs in their homes. Applicants must meet income and other assistance qualifications.

Bob Hope: An American Treasure tells the story of the Guinness Book’s “most honored” man through a series of themed modules that celebrate his comedic contributions, achievements in entertainment, relationships with US Presidents and his other passion – the game of golf. The exhibit, housed in the Western Reserve Historical Society's Entrepreneurship Gallery, features over 160 artifacts, 200 vintage photos and seven video displays. 

Clevelanders can become professional American Red Cross Certified Lifeguards. Successful applicants must be at least 15 years old by the age of March 31st, 2017. Successful completion of the course does not guarantee employment with the City of Cleveland.

The City of Cleveland is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming approach to interaction with all residents. As part of that commitment to inclusion the city is ensuring the accessibility of resources, services, and engagement regardless of language.

Mayor Jackson announced a comprehensive strategy to demolish blighted and abandoned homes. The plan is part of the Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative,  and it aligns with the recently announced massive $25 million funding of the Neighborhood Transformation Initiative. The City is concurrently working with several large financial institutions to support new home construction and rehabilitation, as well as down payment assistance programs.

The City of Cleveland, a municipality committed to environmental sustainability, earned recognition as an Arbor Day Foundation 2016 Tree City USA. The award recognizes cities with an outstanding commitment to urban forest management. Environmental sustainability is a key initiative of Mayor Frank G. Jackson, who launched Sustainable Cleveland 2019, a ten-year effort to transform Cleveland into a "Green City on a Blue Lake."

As residents take advantage of the convenience of curbside recycling, drop-off sites have seen a decline in usage The City will continue to to accept bulk recycling at its Ridge Road Transfer Facility. Accepted items include glass, paper, plastic, metals and cardboard. In addition to the Ridge Road facility, a number of additional recycling drop-off sites will remain available.

A new traffic pattern along East 152nd Street between Woodworth Avenue and South Waterloo Road will be part of the ongoing road improvements and upgrades. Traffic will be moved to the east side of the roadway and two-way traffic will be maintained. We ask that motorists remain alert for lane shifts. Barrels will be used to indicate the direction of traffic. The direction change will remain in place until August 2017.

This program is for opioid users who are at risk of death, and their families and friends. Common opioids include heroin, OxyContin, methadone, Percocet and Vicodin. City and County medical officials teach attendees how to recognize and respond to overdoses and how to administer intranasal naloxone. This program is free to the public and held at several locations.

 Current lost and found pet listings for the City of Cleveland can be found on Petango.

05/25/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Announces Demolition Strategy to Remove Blighted Structures in City Neighborhoods
05/24/2017 - City of Cleveland Will Not Collect Waste on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29
05/24/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Announces Demolition Strategy to Remove Blighted Structures in City Neighborhoods
05/24/2017 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
05/24/2017 - City Announces Neighborhood Street Improvements
05/19/2017 - Neighborhood Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
05/18/2017 - City of Cleveland Announces Healthy Homes Interdepartmental Initiative
05/17/2017 - City of Cleveland Will Not Collect Waste on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29
05/16/2017 - City of Cleveland Announces Proposed Legislation to Address Unlawful Street Riding
05/15/2017 - Mayor Jackson’s Statement Regarding the Selection of Blaine Griffin as Councilman for Ward 6
05/15/2017 - Mayor Jackson’s Statement Regarding the Retirement of Councilwoman Mamie Mitchell from City Council
05/12/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s Enhanced Budget Results in the Addition of 20 New Officers to Division of Police
05/12/2017 - City of Cleveland Celebrates Small Businesses
05/11/2017 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update (Ward 12)
05/11/2017 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update (Ward 3)
05/05/2017 - Cleveland Division of Fire Adds 35 New Firefighters
04/27/2017 - City of Cleveland Signs Agreement with Cuyahoga County to Fund Q Arena Upgrades
04/25/2017 - Neighborhood Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
04/20/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s Enhanced Budget Results in the Addition of 46 New Officers to Division of Police
04/19/2017 - 136th Cleveland Police Academy Graduation
05/01/2017 - Meditation
05/05/2017 - Building a Small Business
05/08/2017 - American Ninja Warrior
05/08/2017 - NBC Fanfest
05/09/2017 - Produce for Cleveland
05/10/2017 - FREE Lunchtime Yoga
05/10/2017 - Meditation
05/11/2017 - Ohio Comics Creators
05/13/2017 - Pass the Torch Race
05/13/2017 - Digitization, Preservation, and the Digital Gallery
05/13/2017 - Yoga
05/15/2017 - Rice Branch Knit Group
05/15/2017 - Meditation
05/17/2017 - Meditation
05/18/2017 - Police Badge Case Ceremony
05/19/2017 - Police Memorial Service
05/19/2017 - Police Memorial Parade
05/19/2017 - Building a Small Business
05/19/2017 - CPL 101
05/20/2017 - Cleveland Marathon
05/20/2017 - Cleveland International Tattoo
05/20/2017 - Free Personal Essay Writing Workshop
05/21/2017 - Cabaret Cleveland Show
05/22/2017 - Clone of Rice Branch Knit Group
05/23/2017 - Produce for Cleveland