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Where does water go? Come to the Sewer District Open House to find out!

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Open House  September 19, 2015

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 4747 E. 49th Street in Cuyahoga Heights

With more events than ever before, this tour puts the oh! back in H2O.

  • Hands-on exhibits & Touch the trucks!
  • Meet new K-9 officer Storm!
  • Giveaways, prizes, and free stuff!
  • Special guests include Jungle Terry, Cleveland Metroparks, Great Lakes Science Center, Balloon Bender Dave, Mark the Mad Scientist, and more!
  • Tour a treatment plant!
  • CLE vs. PIT Social Media Bowl!
  • Face painting and Hard Hat Decoration Station!
  • Free photos from ShutterBooth!
  • Free ice cream and popcorn!

Details at or follow the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District on social media @neorsd #neorsdTOUR


Make an impact on the lives of scholars at Anton Grdina School!

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

BBC is seeking a Community Wrap Around Site Coordinator to support the students and families of Anton Grdina School Students.  Learn more about the position here.

Community Round-table: Police Body Cameras

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

The City of Cleveland Division of Police, along with the Community Relations Board, will host round-table discussions regarding the deployment and use of police body cameras by Cleveland police officers. There are only two dates released thus far. Please plan to attend to voice your concerns and questions. For further information, you can reach the Division of Police at 216.623.5000.

January 27th, 2015
Harvard Community Services Center
18240 Harvard Avenue

January 28th, 2015
Covenant Community Church
3342 East 119th Street

Have an idea for a neighborhood project? How does $5,000 sound?

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

The next Neighborhood Connections grant deadline is Friday, February 13th at 5 p.m.

Attend a Grantseeker Workshop to learn more about applying for a Neighborhood Connections grant. Neighborhood Connections hosts several workshop sessions for groups looking to apply for funding. We encourage you to attend the Grantseeker Workshop and a Budget Workshop. Grantseeker Workshops provide tips on completing your proposal and provide important insights into the decision making criteria. All applicants are encouraged to attend one of these sessions!

Workshops are scheduled for:
Monday, January 12th, 6pm to 8pm, the Art Palace, 7201 Kinsman, Suite 102
Wednesday, January 21st, 6pm to 8pm, Neighborhood Connections Office, 5000 Euclid Avenue, Suite 310 (the Agora)
Tuesday, February 3rd, 6pm to 8pm, Stockyard – Clark Fulton – Brooklyn.

Limited one on one assistance is also available by appointment by calling 216-229-4468 or emailing First come, first served!

For an application:
Pick one up at the Neighborhood Connections office:  5000 Euclid Avenue, Suite 310 (the Agora), or visit the Neighborhood Connections website for more information:




FREE Tax Preparation Coming to Kinsman!

Monday, December 22nd, 2014


Want to Start a Garden?

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Learn about upcoming training programs in urban agriculture!

OSU Extension will offer training programs in the winter of 2015 in community gardening and market gardening. Come to an Information Session to learn more about these Training Programs:

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
6:00 – 6:45 pm
OSU Extension Office
5320 Stanard Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44103

Description of Training Programs:
Community Gardening
In this eight week training program, participants will learn how to:

  • Locate and assess a good garden site
  • Organize a group of gardeners
  • Plan and design a garden space
  • Identify community resources
  • Access materials for their project
  • Increase neighborhood access to fresh produce
  • * Classes will meet Thursday evenings starting January 29, 2015.

Market Gardening
In this twelve week training program, participants will learn how to:

  • Develop a small business or agriculture based enterprise
  • Grow produce using techniques that create higher yields
  • Bring healthy produce to local markets in urban neighborhoods
  • Be part of Cuyahoga County’s emerging local food market
  • * Classes will meet Tuesday evenings starting January 27, 2015

The Market Gardener Training Program and the Dig In! Community Gardener Training Program are initiatives of The Ohio State University Extension, Cuyahoga County.

The Ohio State University Extension, Cuyahoga County: 5320 Stanard Ave. Cleveland, OH 44103

For questions contact Nicole Wright: 216-429-8200 x 249 //


CFAES provides research and related educational programs to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis. For more information:

Thursday: Voice your opinion on the RTA Rapid Transit Stations in Kinsman

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Greater Cleveland RTA is hosting a meeting THURSDAY to gather community input on the Rapid Transit Stations along E. 79th Street. The meeting will be held at:

Mt Sinai Baptist Church

7510 Woodland Ave.

Cleveland, OH 44104

6:00 pm

The purpose of this meeting is to gather more information and comments from the public about the E. 34th and E. 79th Street Rapid Transit stations.  Residents may also complete a survey by coming into BBC’s office or visiting

New Traffic Patterns at E. 30th/Woodland/Orange

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Did you know traffic patterns have changed at E. 30th St , Woodland Ave and Orange Ave? Please read about the updated pattern below from ODOT to avoid being ticketed!

There have been changes in the traffic operation in the vicinity of E 30th/Woodland/Orange. Cleveland police have been out enforcing this new traffic pattern and ticketing offenders.

  • Left turns from E 30th Street south onto the ramp to I-77 south are no longer be permitted. Motorists should use Woodland Ave west toward Orange Ave where a NEW left-turn-only lane leads to Orange Ave and on to I-77 south.  Motorists are encouraged to follow all posted signage.
  • Motorists exiting I-77 south to East 30th St/Woodland/Broadway are no longer permitted to cross over traffic in order to take a right turn on East 30th St (toward Broadway). Motorists should instead turn left on East 30th St to Woodland Ave west toward Orange Ave where a NEW left-turn-only lane leads to Orange Ave and on to East 30th St southbound (toward Broadway).  Motorists are encouraged to follow all posted signage.
  • Left turns from Orange Ave to East 30th St will be prohibited (except from the I-77 exit ramp to East 30th St). Motorists will instead follow Woodland Ave toward E 30th St.







For a more detailed map, visit: 

Support the East 34th Street Rapid Station

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

RTA is holding a community meeting to gather more information and comments from the public about the need for the East 34th Street Rapid Transit station. The meeting will be held at the Tri-C Metro Campus, Center Building at 6pm on November 5th. Campus District, Inc. urges community residents and stakeholders  to attend this meeting.

Staff from RTA and the project consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff will also be out on the platforms at E 34th St.  and E 79th St. Red Line stations on Tuesday October 21st to distribute surveys and flyers to riders at the two stations.

Attend the meeting and make your voice heard about your transit needs!

Tri-C’s FREE Saturday Family Academy

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Cuyahoga Community College’s Saturday Family Academy (SFA) is a program dedicated to facilitating parental involvement in education which is critical and necessary to student success. Saturday Family Academy engages the entire family including young children ages 4 and up, and offers innovative instruction and advising in many crucial areas including education, personal and professional development, career and technical training, leadership development and financial education. Saturday Family Academy is also aligned with the College’s key objective of nurturing and growing Tri-C’s legacy of community engagement and collaboration. Hundreds of families have already participated and benefited from their participation

Topics Include:

  • College readiness
  • Chess instruction for ages 8-18
  • Educational and career opportunities
  • Personal & professional development
  • Financial literacy
  • Community resources
  • Activities for children ages 4-7


Fall 2014 SFA begins Saturday, September 20 10:00AM-1:00PM at the Tri-C Metropolitan Campus Center in MCC10 and continues October 4 and 18, November 1 and 15, and December 6. Families register and sign-in from 9:30-9:45AM. Classes begin promptly at 10:00AM. Registration is FREE and includes all 6 fall sessions.

Pre-registration is encouraged. Completed applications can be scanned and returned by email to or faxed to 216-987-4941

For updates and more information about Saturday Family Academy: Visit www., or call 216-987-4949.