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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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I dream of wires...

Submitted by lmcshane on Wed, 10/21/2009 - 20:17.

One of my favorite all-time albums is Clues by Robert Palmer and I still can not believe that the man is dead.   Robert Palmer made such an impact in my life.  REAL artists do that. 

TRUTH ABOUT DAN GILBERT'S GAMBLING CHARGES

Submitted by Roldo on Mon, 10/19/2009 - 15:46.

Dan Gilbert, Cavs owner and seeker of a monopoly casino here, laughed off a question about a felony gambling charge against him at the City Club debate here today. He described it as a minor infraction by an 18-year old.

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DAN GILBERT SHOULD PAY HIS PROPERTY TAXES

Submitted by Roldo on Mon, 10/19/2009 - 13:56.

In the past two years Quicken Arena and Dan Gilbert have evaded $7.5 million in property taxes. I think if Gilbert has any real concern for Cleveland he’d pay those taxes, most of which comes from Cleveland school children.

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White Bike - Sylvia Bingham isn't here

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sat, 10/17/2009 - 22:51.

white ghost bike sylvia bingham image 10.17.09 image jeff buster cleveland deathThe 18 wheeler turning the corner "didn't see her" so Sylvia isn't here.

White bikes are the ghosts of the dead cyclists.  It's an international movement.

Keep your eye out for these stark monuments...

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TREMONT'S RECIPE FOR ECONOMIC GAIN OR NPI'S RECIPE FOR "BLIGHTLY" PUSHING LOW-IMCOME RESIDENTS OUT OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD?

Submitted by jerleen1 on Sat, 10/17/2009 - 14:25.

 

From: Sammy Catania

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To:

ohiocity [at] yahoogroups [dot] com

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SMALL POSITIVE SIGNS OF ECONOMIC PROGRESS HERE

Submitted by Roldo on Thu, 10/15/2009 - 14:41.

Some positive signs of easing of unemployment in Ohio are reported by analyst George Zeller today. However, job losses continue.

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PEE DEE CALLS FOR MORE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT VOODOO

Submitted by Roldo on Sun, 10/11/2009 - 15:38.

If Dan Gilbert had even a smidgen of real interest in Cleveland and its people he would show it by volunteering to pay property taxes on Quicken Arena.

 

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2010-2015 Consolidated Plan for CDBG funds

Submitted by lmcshane on Fri, 10/09/2009 - 17:27.
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Mayor Frank G. Jackson is extending a special invitation to all Cleveland residents and community stakeholders to participate in one of the upcoming Citizens Participation 2010 community meetings focusing on next year’s spending of CDBG funds and the development of the City’s 2010-2015 Consolidated Plan.

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Observations from Baltimore - Stoops - 1st in a series

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Wed, 10/07/2009 - 18:20.

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What is important in our lives?

 

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UNSAFE WHEELCHAIR PASSAGE, STROLLER CLEARANCE - AS WELL AS LITTLE ROOM FOR THE WALKING IMPAIRED

Submitted by jerleen1 on Tue, 10/06/2009 - 20:28.
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 This is a pic that I took last winter showing not only little to no room for handicapped accessability but even not enough room for able bodied pedestrians to make it around the tight squeeze of the fence that is called temporary.  This is not to mention the big semi truck bus kitchen on wheels the size of a house that stays parked either on the corner of Jefferson or Professor blocking the view of traffic coming into the intersection and is sooner or later going to cause a little kid to get seriously injured or killed when it darts out in front of a car because this big thing is

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WILL YOU BE THE NEXT FRANK GIGLIO IN LINE FOR COMBAT AGAINST BLIGHT IN TREMONT?

Submitted by jerleen1 on Sat, 10/03/2009 - 13:41.
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 WILL YOU BE THE NEXT FRANK GIGLIO IN TREMONT?  

WILL YOUR HOUSE BE NEXT IN LINE TO BE SMASHED TO SMITHERINES?  ARE YOU SIGHTED FOR BLIGHTHOOD?

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