CLEVELAND – The room was packed and at times things got heated inside the Glennville Recreation Center. The community meeting centered around talks of a merger between Cleveland and East Cleveland. “I’m not ready to give away my city,” said East Cleveland City Council president Barbara Thomas. “East Cleveland is a jewel.” It was […]

  (WOIO) – Three nonprofit organizations have received $1.2 million in funding to support housing opportunities for Ohioans living with AIDS or HIV. The money will be used to provide short-term rental, mortgage and utility assistance, support community housing and case management services. Community AIDS Network (Summit County) will receive $220,000 to operate the Community […]

  EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – East Cleveland Mayor Gary Norton tells 19 Action News the city is downsizing. Norton says this is designed to save money and make the city run more efficiently. A total of seven people are losing their jobs. Norton says the city is eliminating an executive assistant and a program […]

*President Obama offered prayers Tuesday for the people of Oklahoma, and said the nation will stand with them as they recover from a devastating tornado that claimed at least 24 lives.   “In an instant, neighborhoods were destroyed, dozens of people lost their live,” Obama said this morning from the White House.   “In some […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – It may seem like an odd turn of events – the people covering the news now making the news themselves. That’s exactly what’s happening at the Plain Dealer – a newspaper that’s been around for over one hundred and sixty years at risk of becoming extinct – at least in its […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A new survey conducted for the Bankers Life and Casualty Company Center For a Secure RetirementSM reveals Cleveland as the fourth best city in the United States for senior living, just behind Minneapolis, Boston and Pittsburgh. Criteria in the areas of senior issues and gerontology identified the qualities for optimal senior […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Average retail gasoline prices in Cleveland have fallen 16.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.46/g Sunday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.61/g, according to gasoline price website Including the change in gas prices in […]

Talk to a Teen to Prevent Sexual Violence Tips from Cleveland Rape Crisis Center The most important thing you can say: “If anyone ever has or anyone ever does hurt you, you can talk to me.” What NOT to say: “If anyone ever hurts you, I’m going to __________________ them.” Don’t assume they have not […]