Archive for November, 2013

Final Kinsman Multi-Modal Study online

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Planning for Kinsman Road between East 68th and 84th Streets is now complete.

The final study can be downloaded by clicking here.  Note that, because the file size is large, it may take a few minutes to download.

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the plan.

We will continue to pursue the implementation of the plan in 2014.  If you have questions, please contact BBC’s Jeffrey Sugalski at (216) 341-1455.

Tutoring Time!

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Have some extra free time available? Love to help school-age children learn? This is the opportunity for you! Anton Grdina Elementary School, located at 2955 East 71st Street is looking for volunteer tutors for third graders.


-Meet with students at least once or twice per week at Anton Grdina

-Assist students with assigned work or practice in subject areas

-Work with 1-3 students at a time outside of the classroom

ALL tutors must pass a criminal background check before tutoring students!


Time Requirements:

-Attendance at a one hour orientation/training session prior to volunteering

-One hour per week minimum committment

-Weekdays during school hours: 8:00a.m.-2:10p.m.

-Three month minimum committment


To apply:

1. Call Curtis Hutchison, Curriculum Specialist, with any questions and for a short screening interview at 440-225-7574

2. Fill out CMSD registration and release forms

3. Bring to Anton Grdina office or send to:

Cleveland Metropolitan School District

Family and Community Engagement Office

1380 East 6th Street, Room 135

Cleveland, Ohio 44114

4. Schedule a background check with the volunteer manager

Call volunteer manager at: 216-574-7182

Background checks are performed by the Safety and Security Department located at 1349 East 79th Street, Room 110 Cleveland, Ohio 44103

Time: 9:00a.m.-11:00a.m. and 2:00p.m.-4:00p.m.

Cost: $46.00 payable with money order. Anton Grdina can cover this!

Cleveland School District Wants to hear from you!

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District is seeking input on how to best utilize school buildings.  They will be hosting a meeting for the Central and Kinsman neighborhoods at:

Anton Grdina School

Tuesday December 10, 2013

8:30 am – 10:30 am

Can’t make this meeting date?  Follow the link below to see the listing of all meetings scheduled for the district :



Green City Growers: One Reason Cleveland is a Shareable City!

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

The show, “The List” featured Cleveland’s own Green City Growers Co-op on Wednesday November 6th. According to, Cleveland is one of the top shareable cities partially because of Green City Growers Co-op, located between Grand Ave. and Ensign between Kinsman and E. 55th St.. It is the largest urban greenhouse in the country. Interested in trying some of the lettuce produced there? The Bridgeport Mobile Market carries butter lettuce, as well as the indoor market at Bridgeport Cafe! Make sure you stop by and get some today!

Check out the clip here: