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How Can Joe Roman Sleep at Night?

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Thu, 02/04/2010 - 00:46.

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I went to a Greater Cleveland Partnership funded "community" meeting tonight...and the hypocrisy and lies were so thick I felt like I had to ethically/intellectually PUKE.

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Hooper's Farm on MLK Day 2010

Submitted by lmcshane on Mon, 01/18/2010 - 16:20.

Here are some photos taken today in the vicinity of Hooper's Farm in Tremont. 
Note the new construction and lack of any attempt to control stormwater, silt and mud run off from the site. 

guy's army 1964 - demand the best care for veterans

Submitted by Quest-News-Serv... on Sat, 01/16/2010 - 17:29.
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Prosecutor Bill Mason's better side: The 1 Million Dollar Lake Effect Wind Turbine Study

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sat, 01/09/2010 - 19:54.

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Reasons to be thankful...

Submitted by lmcshane on Fri, 01/01/2010 - 14:02.

Snowy night

Recently, Charles Michener, NEO's favorite prodigal son, raconteur and bon vivant, penned an ode to living in NEO, which was published in the Plain Dealer. 

A lumber yard in the Cleveland Flats. Two men can be seen stacking lumber, the stacks about thirty feet high. 1910

Submitted by RAG on Sun, 12/27/2009 - 17:03.
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 A lumber yard in the Cleveland Flats. Two men can be seen stacking lumber, the stacks about thirty feet high. 1910

RAG - Resident Advocacy Group - new address
http://rag14.weebly.com/index.html

 

 

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Beehive School

Submitted by hawk on Sat, 12/12/2009 - 10:29.

They have torn Beehive School down I tried to post some pictures but could'nt get it to work

 (without a little help from my friends)

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Cleveland Thermal vs Steelers - Lights on for what?

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Thu, 12/10/2009 - 22:12.

12.10.09 image jeff buster from west end of Lorain Bridge neighborhood

Anyone know why the lights at the corporate baseball diamond are on tonight?

Who pays the electric bill at the Jake?

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NO BRAG - JUST FACT - WHO'S THE BOSS BEHIND THE MACHINATIONS OF TWDC

Submitted by jerleen1 on Tue, 12/01/2009 - 15:37.

  Pull the undercover low rider out of the cave and go cruising around Tremont after the sun goes down on just about any given night and "people watchin" takes on a whole new prospective. 

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Lebron & Shaq vs. Rush & Beck - It's time.

Submitted by Tim Russo on Mon, 11/23/2009 - 08:30.

This week, Cleveland's city planning commission denied permission for Nike to replace the giant 10 story Lebron James banner across the street from Quicken Loans arena with this new one...

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...for obvious reasons.  Click through for more.

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port authority - worn to a raveling

Submitted by Susan Miller on Fri, 11/20/2009 - 21:07.

Cleveland- Cuyahoga County Port Authority will rethink move to East 55th Street, plans for container ships

By James F. McCarty,The Plain Dealer

November 20, 2009, 6:46PM

Yeah! Keep right on rethinking. Rethink right on to locate the CDF somewhere else - Dike 14 has suggested some other options.

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TAXES - FAIR & UNFAIR, DUMB & DUMBER

Submitted by Roldo on Tue, 11/17/2009 - 11:49.

I guess I’m just stupid. I don’t get it. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson wants to tax garbage to raise $13 million a year. Then he wants to tax non-profits to raise $5 million a year.

 

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Right Next Door - All Cleveland is a Crime Scene

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Mon, 11/16/2009 - 21:30.

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Busking in Cleveland

Submitted by lmcshane on Sun, 11/15/2009 - 20:08.

On my way to hear the amazing Loung Ung at Cleveland Public Library, I caught a few minutes of Busker Bradley J. on East Fourth St. 

He is scraping by in NEO by playing guitar on the streets.  So far, he has eluded the authorities, and he admits he hasn't checked the cost of a busker license. 

Come to Cleveland for a Draft

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sat, 11/14/2009 - 22:21.

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Come to Cleveland for a Draft, a coal fume down draft that is.  

Tonight the spotlight is on the nocturnal emission from the Cleveland Thermal steam plant - delivered fresh to East 4th Street just a few blocks away. 

Bend your elbow mates, inhale the craft brew, it's all yours!

AHHHHHHhhhhaa

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A PILLOW FOR GUY - GUY AND YOGI - TWO OF TREMONTS BRIGHEST STARS

Submitted by jerleen1 on Sat, 11/14/2009 - 16:51.
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Well, Guy won't find any minute listening devices inside this pillow but maybe it  will serve as a small reminder that he and Yogi are two of Tremont's shinning stars.  

Whether they took your pillows or not Guy,  here's one you'll remember.  It's a tribute to your run for the TWDC Board last year and the story we got out in the December issue of the Plain Press.   

Jeff, I was unsuccessful in posting with the proper topic - so maybe I did follow instruction very well.

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Song of the Day: "Wish You Were Here" - Pink Floyd

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Thu, 11/12/2009 - 00:09.

In two days, November 14, it will be a year since Ed Hauser died unnecessarily, for lack of adequate public healthcare in America.

A year ago today, Ed's death could have been prevented, if he had access to better preventative healthcare, along the way... doctors visits, testing, and warning about a broken heart.

Apple with dead leaves

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Tue, 11/10/2009 - 20:36.

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The Indians in New York State have casinos.   I drove past the casinos and was pulled in by one of those dilapidated road side farmer's stands.   I spent 28 dollars on food raised on the Seneca First Nation.  I am eating the proceeds of my entertainment.   Dan Gilbert wants NEO to eat chips.  

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WILL COUNTY REFORM BE SPELLED: R-E-P-U-B-L-I-C-A-N?

Submitted by Roldo on Sun, 11/08/2009 - 16:21.

Could the pathetic condition of the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party give us a Republican for the first County executive? Is the Pee Dee already pushing a Republican, the out-of-county son of Cleveland Indians’ owner Larry Dolan for the top spot?

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Coal is Clean - Why have Chimneys?

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sun, 11/08/2009 - 00:20.

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Unit trains of coal dead end at the Dunkirk electric power generating station on the shore of Lake Erie in Dunkirk, New York. 

No one minds  the tons of coal disappearing up the chimneys because  the wind picks up the effluent from the train cars and spins it off across Lake Erie to Toronto, Canada.

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MIA JACKSON FAILS TO GIVE COMMUNITY CONFIDENCE

Submitted by Roldo on Fri, 11/06/2009 - 14:55.

As if the Cleveland police don’t have enough on their hands. Now they have another missing person: Mayor Frank Jackson.

 

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TEN MURDERED IN CLEVELAND - FINALLY NOTICED

Submitted by Roldo on Wed, 11/04/2009 - 18:12.

The biggest story this day after the election isn’t approval of County government reform or approval of a monopoly casino for a billionaire.

 

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DAN GILBERT AMONG FOUR IN $240,000 LOAN TO DISGRACED DETROIT MAYOR

Submitted by Roldo on Fri, 10/30/2009 - 12:04.

Wonder if the Pee Dee will headline this story: Four billionaires have “loaned” $240,000 to the former disgrace Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. One of them our casino king: Dan Gilbert.

 

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MOW YOUR LEAVES

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Mon, 10/26/2009 - 10:03.

Just a friendly reminder not to waste any of your leaves' "solar power" by raking them to the street curb.   You can mulch them in place with a mower, or compost them in your back yard.   This is the third year for this lawn - didn't have to water all summer because of the organics now built up like a sponge at the base of the grass - never had any burn out either.   Forget Scotts.

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