CLEVELAND – Mayor Frank Jackson was sworn in Monday morning in the city hall rotunda for this third term in office. Jackson pledged to concentrate on several key issues facing the city: education, economic growth and prosperity, a balanced budget, delivering quality services and improving the quality of life in neighborhoods. Jackson admitted it […]

  (WOIO) – Several cities have opened warming centers to help residents deal with the worst of this numbing cold. In the City of Cleveland, 20 city recreation centers will have extended hours Monday and Tuesday. The Director of Public Works announced that three of the city’s rec centers currently serving as warming centers will be […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The City of Cleveland has its snow removal fleet out on the road. Throughout the day on Thursday, the Division of Streets will staff 42-45 drivers to focus on main roadways and residential areas as temperatures are expected to remain below freezing. There is plenty of salt on hand. Residents […]

  CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cleveland Planning Commission approved the Cleveland Browns design or “conceptual plan” to renovate Browns Stadium. The project must go before City Council before there’s any final approval. But who pays for the renovation and future repairs still up in the air. While the look of the plan was approved, one […]

  OHIO CITY, Ohio – Ohio City residents aren’t alone; the Cleveland Planning Commission isn’t “lovin’ it” either. Friday, they voted down a proposal to build a McDonald’s on the corner of Lorain and Fulton in the tight-knit Cleveland neighborhood. The reason? There isn’t enough frontage for the double-lane fast food restaurant. They needed at […]

CLEVELAND – News that Ariel Castro’s Seymour Avenue home will be demolished energized residents on Friday. “Once they tear the house down, they won’t have nothing to look at,” said De’Andrea Harris, who lives across the street from Castro’s home. “It’s going to be destroyed,” said Aurora Marti in Spanish. She also lives on Seymour. […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The success of a 2012 Cleveland Foundation grant to the City of Cleveland that allowed four of the city’s recreation centers to have evening hours last summer has led the foundation to extend that grant through this summer. Remaining funds from the $200,000 grant awarded to the city in May 2012 […]

EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A water main break in East Cleveland knocked out power to thousands of First Energy customers on Monday morning. According to First Energy, the water main break flooded a substation around 6:30 a.m. at 16321 Euclid Avenue in East Cleveland. At the height of the outage, over 8,000 customers in East Cleveland, […]

MEDINA, Ohio – Medina residents, angry over spending by school school board members and benefits in the contract of Superintendent Randy Stepp, will protest outside of the high School at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. The protest will take place a half hour before a scheduled board meeting. Mark Kuhar, who created Medina City Schools Outrage Page […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The MetroHealth System has received approval from federal officials to launch a Medicaid waiver program that will provide a medical home and health coverage for up to 30,000 uninsured residents of Cuyahoga County. The program began Friday. The program, called MetroHealth Care Plus, is the first in Ohio to provide healthcare […]

BAINBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Bainbridge Township resident Bob Watson walked along Geauga Lake Road, just north of the former amusement park with the same name. The view from his neighborhood is pleasant until he spots what remains of Geauga Lake over barbed-fire fences and overgrown weeds. Watson said he can only speculate why was the […]

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio – The usually quite community of Bay Village is now home to an on-going neighborhood battle that has caused one residents to install 16 video surveillance cameras on the outside of his home. The cameras were installed by Mark Barringer, who is living with his parents at their East Oakland Road home. […]