CLEVELAND — Have you ever heard of plogging? It is a fitness craze that began in Sweden and spread to nearly every continent. Now, it’s coming to Cleveland. It’s easy — jogging while picking up trash, combining the environment and exercise. The word is a combination of the Swedish phrase ‘plocka upp,’ meaning pick up, […]

PENINSULA, Ohio — The partial government shutdown has left most of the employees of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park on furlough. And, while the park and its trails technically remain open with a skeleton staff of rangers working to protect visitors and park property, the restrooms are closed, the parking lots are not being plowed, and trash is not […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Logistics Chairman of the Litterbugz said they hope to have 2,000 volunteers for their April clean up of East Cleveland and the rest of the Cleveland area. Two days a Cleveland 19 report showed as you walk down 133rd Street in East Cleveland you can pick a yard, any yard and you’ll […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – With Cleveland getting ready to bask in the limelight of the Republican National Convention we have questioned exactly what the national spotlight will show. Like the garbage strewn and graffiti riddled red line. Like our Interstate highways who’s medians contain all kinds of junk. Stuff that we showed stays in place untouched for […]

CLEVELAND – Hundreds of students, activists and members of the Cleveland community worked together to help beautify Cleveland by cleaning up graffiti and trash in local neighborhoods Saturday. Somewhere between 800-1,000 volunteers for RiverSweep , an Ohio clean-up effort that galvanizes individuals for clean-ups the Saturday before Mother’s Day every year, focused on cleaning up […]

  NORTH OLMSTED, OH (WOIO) – Clean up is underway at Great Northern Mall in North Olmsted. Tuesday morning, Stanley Steamer trucks were seen outside Macy’s. The department store’s first floor is closed. The parking lot surrounding Macy’s was flooded on Monday evening.   READ MORE: Article and Picture Courtesy of WOIO 19 Action […]

  VERMILION, Ohio – The sound of pressure washers could be heard throughout the north end of Vermilion’s Riverside Drive neighborhood Sunday as homeowners began major clean-up and damage assessment following recent flooding. Riverside Drive property owner Hugh Coyle put in a new floating floor in his kitchen two years ago. “Last night it was […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The City of Cleveland currently has 55 pieces of equipment on the street working to clear residential zones of snow. Crews will be working around the clock Friday. The pieces of equipment include 43 snow plows, 6 graders, 3 units from the Cleveland Division of Water and 3 units from the Division […]

  CLEVELAND – A Browns streaker will never have a chance to set foot on – or even see – the field from inside FirstEnergy stadium again. Anthony Saveriano was banned from the stadium for life Wednesday. A Cleveland Municipal Court judge also sentenced him to clean up the Muni Lot following the next four […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The West 76th Street tunnel officially opens to the public on Tuesday evening. The tunnel project was finished with funds through the State of Ohio, City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. The newly-renovated West 76th Street pedestrian tunnel will once again make a path between the Detroit Shoreway area (Battery […]

CLEVELAND – After being closed since Jan. 30 due to a fire, the doors of West Side Market reopened Monday to the public. Customers started coming through the doors at about 6:45 a.m., all happy to support the local vendors. Some vendors worked right up to the opening getting their stands ready for an anticipated […]

CLEVELAND – The West Side Market is scheduled to reopen on Monday, Feb. 18, after a recent fire shut it down for days. Cleanup has been completed on the Market, but the cause of the blaze remains undetermined. Officials deemed the building “structurally safe” on Tuesday during a news conference. Officials said to successfully reopen […]