Office of Citizen
Rest in Peace,
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 00:12.
We write about corruption, government waste, collusion, abusive practices, fraud, and public servants violating the public at large...We stick our necks out for those who, often, cannot protect themselves.... we love our community at large far beyond words....we give far beyond words-sometimes digging deep into our own pockets and stretching our resources thin to help those who have lost the ability to help themselves....We protest, we make calls, we write letters, we send emails and we demand social justice.... But who really cares?
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Sat, 07/30/2011 - 19:30.
THE CITY OF CLEVELAND, CUYAHOGA COUNTY, STATE OF OHIO AND HUD LEADERSHIP SHOULD UNITE TO REVERSE THE FORECLOSURES AND REPLACE FRANK'S HOMES AT MINIMUM FOR THEIR HEINOUS ACTS AGAINST THIS MAN!
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Thu, 07/28/2011 - 10:13.
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Thu, 07/28/2011 - 09:13.
There are no words to justify the history of the FRANK GIGLIO case and all the details from A-Z that have to led to so much unreal abuse of a mentally ill person AND a community at large...
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Mon, 07/25/2011 - 02:03.
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 16:57.
Realneo brought some of Northeast Ohio's most engaged and amazingly brilliant activists together and incited more than enough community activism over the last couple years to keep the feds busy for the endurance. I have been blessed to know, interact, and learn from so many of these people including Lily Miller, Norm Roulet, Debra Shephard and many more... Heck, without REALNEO, I probably never would have heard of ROLDO...but reading his work has been truly stimulating.
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Wed, 07/20/2011 - 00:43.
Imagine living without a sense of community...
Imagine living without a HD TV....no cable, no converter box, and no signal to the world.
Imagine living without transportation....
Imagine earning barely enough to afford rent, utilities, food, and minimal basics.
Imagine living without excursions like Cedar Point, expensive restaurants, or annual vacations.
Imagine not knowing your next door neighbor's name.
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Sun, 07/17/2011 - 02:20.
In the event you missed this beautiful display of flowers and hearty dedication to a garden around a REALNEO member's home; I thought I would share the delightful photos I was able to capture upon visiting today.
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Tue, 07/12/2011 - 03:09.
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Tue, 07/05/2011 - 22:56.
Lots to think about on this subject matter!
Seems like Cleveland would be the place to start recycling glass and improving our quality of life with such resources...
TAKE A WALK! Walking Groups can Rebuild a Sense of Community Locally.... While Improving Your Health
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Sun, 06/26/2011 - 23:26.
Will You Join A Walking Group NOW???
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Fri, 06/24/2011 - 19:45.
While sorting, saving, reviewing and deleting over 3,000 emails; I found myself reviewing the mindboggling campaign trail of last year. It was intriguing to see countless organizations vying to host "Candidate Forums" and present "Candidate Info" via their mediums. The entire process is quite demanding and requires an administrative assistant or staff that can keep a candidate bouncing around town daily for months on end trying to meet, greet, and communicate with key leadership throughout the region. It was extraordinary to experience this environment.
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Wed, 06/22/2011 - 00:41.
"There is nothing more constant than change...." was one of my child's father's favorite sayings...
I have heard many business ideas about Cleveland..."we need this or that would be great"... Who's got the cahunas to bring it to Cleveland???
1) "Cleverland"....a family oriented amusement park in the city limits of Cleveland.
2) "Teen Club Organization"...ask Orlando Vicarone (216) 322-8881
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Thu, 06/16/2011 - 12:03.
What type of entreprenuers and business investments would you like to see in your neighborhood? Living in Cleveland has dramatically changed over the generations with it's dwindling population. Yet, a new generation of investments has been ongoing in downtown and along certain corridors like Detroit Shoreway, Ohio City, and Tremont which have definitely been a driving force of new economic development in Cleveland.
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Sat, 06/11/2011 - 01:35.
If you want to consider strategies for "ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INVESTMENTS" in NEO; I believe that first you must protect the public at large from abusive practices that are unjust. You must create a trustworthy environment that is not about pay to play politics. NEO has countless people who have been denegrated and denied equal access to resources in order to develop ideas, businesses, and to participate democratically. It's a hush-hush truth that cannot be denied anymore.
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Sat, 05/21/2011 - 01:54.
Eating in Cleveland has transformed over the generations. Family restaurants bringing great cultural diversity to our city have been a great asset in our town for generations. Many places have come and gone through the years. Some have survived for generations while others have drown for whatever reasons. I do not recall ever eating at this location, yet I believe it has significant history in our City of Cleveland life. If you have any information about it, please share.
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Tue, 05/17/2011 - 14:34.
"NO MORE MONKEYS JUMPING IN THE BED!!!"
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Mon, 05/16/2011 - 06:33.
While I watch others plant seeds in the groud, nourish their gardens, and watch the seeds they sow turn into blossoming plants....I enjoy watching the child I brought into our world grow up and blossom with amazement.
Parenthood is a lifelong gardening endeavor!
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Fri, 05/13/2011 - 13:13.
Cleveland's Ward 14 community is making great strides in reacting to years of Community Development and Neighborhood Stabilization deprivation... Grassroots efforts, citizen participation, and proactive people are uniting to revitalize our community spirit.
A Mother's Day Salute to All Women Who have ever Played A Part in Touching another person's life....
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Sat, 05/07/2011 - 23:51.
My mom's spirit never leaves me....with each sunrise and sunset, she is the sun & moon in my life... Reminders of her remain with me in every enchanting laugh I hear from my giggling child, in every Motown song on the radio, and with every crossword puzzle in the daily newspaper I see... Mom's love was so boundless and unconditional and forgiving that I have forever been blessed and know this to the depths of my soul.
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Sat, 05/07/2011 - 13:35.
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Sat, 05/07/2011 - 01:14.
Tremont West CDC has been the target of much controversy. Councilmen joined forces for years to allocate our CDBG fund dollars to this agency in order to invest in the community formerly known at large as "THE SOUTHSIDE" of Cleveland. In 2011, the results of years of investment reveals quite a bit of dissention amongst the residents while putting lipstick on the pig...and sweeping endless corruption under the carpets...and intimidating anyone who works towards transparency in such an organization.
A Moment of Applause to All the Citizen Advocates and Community Activists Who Unite to Disrupt IT!!!!
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Fri, 05/06/2011 - 17:35.
....and to the behind the scenes folks who are turning over rocks until the truth comes out. While generations of the past ran away from this nightmare of corruption to live better lives... Many stayed because of whatever dynamics or choices and endured against the odds in this climate...
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Fri, 05/06/2011 - 17:17.
Can anyone share the reasons & rhymes of what's going on with our $40 Million of NSP funding through the City of Cleveland Community Development Department, Demolitions Department, the CDC's, and the City Council????? Is it all being steered to downtown development instead of being used in the struggling neighborhoods it was meant to "stabilize?" We, the citizens of Cleveland, deserve a balance sheet on these funds.... what's the story, Cleveland City Council? Why all the distractions? It's pretty simple at the end of the day.....
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Sat, 04/30/2011 - 12:57.
Spring time...nice weather... Warm summer days ahead... Gardens being planted all over... Yards being rotatilled, seeds being planted, Spring Cleaning taking precedence over reading.... Fresh Air to lift up our wings of faith and inspire us with another year of possibilities...
Hundreds of events will fill our calendars. People will rush around enjoying the sweet pleasures of our city; at least those who can afford to venture out with escalating gas prices!
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Fri, 04/29/2011 - 18:55.
This ghosttown is right in the heart of Cleveland, Ohio along the Madison Avenue business district. The remnants that remain almost seem out of place in this neck of the woods. From West 65th Street where Madison stops now (As the access to West 58th Street has been stopped for years) to the edge of Lakewood on West 117th, Madison avenue is a deep reflection the blight that hit Cleveland, Ohio after 36 years of Community Development was used to empower our citizens...
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