EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio — East Cleveland is holding an emergency council meeting Monday. The city wants to enter into negotiations about merging with the city of Cleveland. Just last week, Cleveland leaders rejected East Cleveland’s proposal, but the door is still open to the possibility of annexation.   READ MORE: Article Courtesy of WKYC […]

EAST CLEVELAND – East Cleveland City Council has taken a small step down the road toward possibly having the financially troubled city join Cleveland. Three citizens were picked for a panel that would also include Cleveland appointees to review the implications of an annexation action for both cities. Andrew Jackson, Chris Glassburn and Sandra Morgan […]

(WOIO) – The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections has completed its review of petition signatures submitted by East Cleveland Mayor Gary Norton on Wednesday. The board has verified that the petitioners have reached or exceeded the minimum required number of 559 valid signatures. Of the 1,613 signatures submitted, 827 (51 percent) were certified as valid. According to Pat McDonald, director of […]

EAST CLEVELAND — Backers of studying whether financially struggling East Cleveland should be annexed to Cleveland took a big step. Mayor Gary Norton turned in to the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections Wednesday afternoon. The job of getting the needed number of signatures and the right signatures may have been more daunting than expected. Wednesday […]