2016 Annual One World Day Celebration

Cleveland’s uniqueness embraces its rich cultural heritage and celebrates traditions of many diverse communities. Recently, Mayor Frank G. Jackson was joined by City Councilman Kevin Conwell (Ward 9) and County Councilwoman Yvonne Conwell at the 2016 Annual One World Day Celebration held at the Cleveland Cultural Garden on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Cleveland. Since the original inception of the One World Day Celebration being celebrated in Cleveland Cultural Gardens in 1945, the Gardens continues to bring all the nationalities together to showcase Cleveland togetherness. In addition, speakers also included Chris Ronayne, President of University Circle, Inc., David M. Reynolds, Senior Vice President KeyBank Inc. and The honorable Judge Dan A. Polster, United States District Court Judge.

The Civil Service Commission of Cleveland, Ohio has posted information regarding an open competitive examination for Patrol Officer (Lateral) positions. Application may be made electronically or by submitting a paper application in person in the offices of the Civil Service Commission utilizing designated forms.  

The Ohio.gov website keeps commuters informed of current traffic conditions for the Shoreway project. Delays are expected. Motorists are highly encouraged to seek alternate routes, carpool, or take RTA and avoid the area. 

The job fair will be held 11am to 3pm on Thursday, September 1 at Progressive Field, 2401 Ontario, Cleveland. 

The Mayor’s Office of Capital Projects will oversee resurfacing operations in the Eighth Ward of the City of Cleveland from July 27 until the end of September. Advance notice signs will be posted to advise the public of construction activities. Streets scheduled to be resurfaced are East 124th Street, Neff Road, East 169th, and Darley Avenue.

The Cleveland Department of Public Health and MomsFirst presents this annual event on Saturday, September 10 from 11am to 3pm. Families are invited to participate in this day of fitness, family and fun which will feature arts & crafts, refreshments, raffle prizes and a baby buggy relay.

Finally, Cleveland will join the list of cities from all over the world in hosting open streets events! Open streets, also called ciclovias, are family-oriented, neighborhood-based programs that are accessible to all residents. Streets are closed to cars and open to the public, with a focus on health and social engagement. Community partners will host free activities and provide entertainment along the route.

This unique event helps raise awareness about the impacts of plastics on the environment, in particular oceans, lakes and streams. Part design competition, part boat race, the Great Lake Erie Boat Float is also lots of fun. The Boat Float is held in conjunction with The Cleveland Museum of Natural History’s annual Conservation Symposium.

All Cleveland Seniors are invited to join this one or two mile fun walk at Mall C downtown. This free event features shuttle service and health screenings at no charge, plus the first 1000 registered walkers will recieve free T-shirts!

The Cleveland Indians and Major League Baseball teamed up with the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund to show appreciation for men and women who serve as law enforcement officers, corrections officers and first responders. Officer's friends, family and the general public are invited for the annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Night on Saturday, September 17th at 4:10pm as the Indians battle the Detroit Tigers. Special Priced Tickets start at just $18.00 and there are 4 ticket options.

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada presented the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award to Cleveland for its annual budget for the Fiscal Year beginning January 1, 2016. To receive this award, a governmental entity must publish a budget document that meets program criteria as a Policy Document, as an Operations Guide, as a Financial Plan and as a Communications Device.

The 8th annual Sustainability Summit will open the afternoon of Wednesday, September 21st with Remarks from Mayor Frank G. Jackson, a presentation of Awards, and a keynote and interactive workshop. Every year leading up to 2019, Cleveland focuses on one of the key areas fundamental to a sustainable city. The Sustainable Cleveland Celebration Years are designed to be accessible to all members of the community — households, neighborhoods, businesses, and institutions can all participate, either in collaboration or independently.

As of Monday, June 6, utility work commences on the east side of Adelbert Rd. between Euclid Ave. and Circle Drive. One lane of traffic will be open during construction and access to adjacent driveways will be maintained. Work will continue until the first week of October from 7am to 5pm.

This program enables and encourages students in kindergarten through 8th grade to walk and bike to school safely. Safe Routes can improve community safety, increase health and wellness, improve academic performance, and help the environment. In addition, infrastructure improvements through Safe Routes will benefit city residents who walk, bicycle or drive in areas around schools.

Project GreenCare for Troops is a national program that provides free lawn, landscape and snow removal services for military families and veterans with service-related disabilities. There are more than 225,000 military personnel deployed in 150 countries and 3.6 million veterans with service-related disabilities needing day-to-day household and lifestyle assistance.

The Internal Revenue Service is urging taxpayers to be vigilant due to an increase in IRS impersonation scams by automated phone calls and new scams involving demands for tax payments on iTunes and other gift cards.  

The Division of Emergency Medical Service (EMS), in collaboration with Project DAWN, has begun a pilot program to dispense Project DAWN Kits at several Cleveland locations. An individual should be seeking the kit for themselves, a family member, friend, or loved one at risk for opioid overdose. 

Police history goes all the way back to the City's founder, Moses Cleaveland. When he established this great city, he conducted a survey seeking to “Establish peace, quiet and safety” in the settlement, making him Cleveland's very first Peace Officer.

Cleveland Municipal Court’s Veterans Treatment Docket needs volunteers – preferably military veterans- to help Veterans transition to successful lives.  Info: Derek Moore at 216.664.4712. 

 Current lost and found pet listings for the City of Cleveland can be found on Petango.

08/30/2016 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Statement on Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Decision to Grant a Preliminary Injunction against ORC 9.49
08/29/2016 - Division of Emergency Medical Service and Project DAWN Collaborate on Naloxone Dispensing Pilot Program
08/25/2016 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Statement on Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Decision to Uphold Cleveland Gun Registry and Weapon Regulations
08/23/2016 - City of Cleveland Files Challenge to State Law in Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas
08/23/2016 - News Advisory: City of Cleveland to Challenge State Law in Court
08/18/2016 - Excitement and Anticipation Surround Browns, Indians, and McCartney Concert Goers Tonight
08/16/2016 - Excitement and Anticipation to Surround Cleveland Browns Thursday Night Preseason Home Game
08/16/2016 - City of Cleveland and United States Attorney’s Office Seek Applicants to serve on Community Police Commission
08/09/2016 - Nominating Panel Application Deadline This Friday
08/05/2016 - Cleveland Division of Fire Announces Additional Open House Dates
08/05/2016 - Traffic Advisory: St. Clair Avenue Resurfacing Project
08/04/2016 - Mayor Jackson on the Passing of Congressman Steve LaTourette
07/29/2016 - News Advisory: Cleveland is ALL-IN Against Crime as Mayor Jackson presents the 33rd Annual “Mayor’s Night Out Against Crime”
07/26/2016 - Traffic Advisory: Ward Eight Street Resurfacing
07/25/2016 - Mayor Jackson Sends Condolences to Sister City, Rouen, France
07/23/2016 - City of Cleveland Extended Hours for Cooling Stations
07/22/2016 - Media Advisory: City of Cleveland Joint Information Center Deactivated Friday, July 22, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.
07/22/2016 - City of Cleveland FINAL RNC Media Update July 22, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
07/22/2016 - News Advisory City of Cleveland Daily Media Briefing Friday, July 22 at 10:00 a.m.
07/21/2016 - City of Cleveland Daily Media Update July 21, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
08/05/2016 - Turning Wheels Roller Skating
08/10/2016 - Men Leading the Way: A Family Workshop
08/12/2016 - Turning Wheels Roller Skating
08/16/2016 - Job Fair: Board of Elections
08/17/2016 - Men Leading the Way: A Family Workshop
08/19/2016 - Flats Festival of the Arts
08/19/2016 - Connecting Communities Festival
08/24/2016 - Men Leading the Way: A Family Workshop
08/26/2016 - Night Market
08/28/2016 - One World Day
08/31/2016 - Men Leading the Way: A Family Workshop