During the month of September, the Cuyahoga County Fatherhood Initiative along with other organizations will be emphasizing the importance of fathers being involved in the academic lives of their children. This is especially true during these times of new virtual learning platforms, hybrid systems of educating children, and the essential practices needed to keep our […]


The 2020 Census is a marathon that has just turned into a sprint. The new deadline to complete is September 30, 2020. The Census will shape the future of our community, so Ohio Means Jobs Cleveland Cuyahoga County and Cuyahoga County are encouraging you to make sure you are counted. You can easily complete your […]

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The Cuyahoga County Board of Health wants you to follow the below precautions to protect yourself against the Coronavirus. Go to CCBH.net or call 216-201-2000 for more information.

  SUMMIT COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – On May 16, Summit County Executive Russ Pry declared a state of emergency in response to the May 12 storm that caused widespread flooding and damage in a number of Summit County communities. The declaration allowed the Summit County Emergency Management Agency to assemble damage assessment reports to see if […]

Even though Beyonce and Jay Z are dominating what we read in the news, Nigeria is still in unrest. Residents of three northeastern Nigerian villages repelled attacks by Boko Haram militants, killing over 200 of them, CNN reports. This militant group is reponsible for the abduction of 276 Nigerian school girls who were said to […]

  Geauga County in northeast Ohio and Scioto County in the southern part of the state are at opposite ends of new state health rankings. The annual rankings from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released Wednesday say Geauga is Ohio’s healthiest county based on factors such as longevity, […]

  CLEVELAND – For the first time in Ohio history, ODOT is going out in the market place to find a new contract for salt supply mid-winter to get them through the remainder of what has been a messier than normal season thus far.   HOW DID THIS HAPPEN? Each summer, ODOT, in conjunction with […]

  LORAIN COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – Less than 20 customers impacted by the recent natural gas outage in the Elyria – North Ridgeville area are still without service as Thursday. The locations still without service include vacant premises and those currently for sale or rent. Columbia Gas is continuing its efforts to establish contact with […]

  LORAIN COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – Columbia Gas crews are nearly finished with shutting off all the gas lines to homes that lost natural gas on Monday night. Approximately 2,200 customers are affected in Elyria, Eaton Township and North Ridgeville. Once all the meters have been shut down, the entire system will have to be purged, […]

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio – On Wednesday, the Ohio Department of Transportation announced a project that will bring relief to drivers who frequently travel the popular Interstate 271 corridor linking Cleveland, Akron and Canton. I-271 will be widened in both directions between Miles Road and the Summit County line. The estimated $125 million project, which will […]

LORAIN, Ohio – The city of Lorain is committed to taking down condemned homes that can’t be saved. Mayor Chase Ritenauer launched a massive demolition program, that started with 4 homes taken down in less than an hour, by multiple wrecking crews. “Today is huge. We fought long and hard for this when I took […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - 19 Action News has found an incredible number of sex offenders hiding on your streets, ignoring court orders. The Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department just finished verifying the addresses of 500 convicts. Anyone with a bad address could face new charges.