In a collaborative effort to strengthen access to multimodal transportation while managing the costs of transportation, Mayor Frank G. Jackson was joined by NOACA Governing Board President and Geauga County Commissioner Mary Samide; Grace Gallucci, the Executive Director of NOACA and other city and state officials for brief remarks at NOACA’s Annual Meeting. More >>
The City of Cleveland Kennel and the Cleveland Animal Control Volunteers are celebrating DOGtoberfest throughout the entire month of September with reduced adoption fees and a special promotion from TownHall restaurant in Ohio City! More >>
This provides the makings of a complete holiday meal for thousands of needy residents. Volunteers help pack and distribute baskets, and assist recipients arriving on site to pick up baskets. This year it will take place December 13 at three sites. Volunteers must register. Registration Form
+ Broom Hockey Sweeping Through the Rec Centers!
Cleveland recreation centers are now signing up participants for Broom Hockey leagues. No skates or special equipment are needed- tennis shoes are OK! Games are played at Central, Clark, Cory, Halloran and Ken Johnson.
+ Swimmers: Show Off Your Skills!
All swimmers are invited to join the Recreation Center's Swim Teams, even recent "Learn to Swim" grads who are new to swimming. All recreation centers have info on dates and times of their programs.
+ Flag Football Registration Now Open!
Players are now registering for Fall Flag Football at all recreation centers for ages 4 – 7 Peewees, 8 – 10 Midgets, 11 – 14 Juniors and 15 – 17 Seniors. All programs are free. More >>
+ New Cleveland Police Historical Society and Museum Exhibit
The museum is highlighting the Cleveland “aerial police squadron.”, in this, the only city outside of New York to implement an air corps in the '30s. Free admission, open weekdays from 10am to 4pm. More >>
+ Master Chef Auditions are Coming To Cleveland
MasterChef is casting season 6 and the judges are looking for the best home cooks in America. An open call will be held in Cleveland on Saturday, September 20th. More >>
+ Ohio’s First Human West Nile Virus Cases Reported for 2014
The Ohio Department of Health reports that two Muskingum County residents have been hospitalized with encephalitis. The Cleveland Department of Health has published information to help prevent mosquito bites which can spread West Nile Virus. More >>
+ Division of Recreation Offering Fall Softball for Adults!
Registration now open for Adult Fall Softball. Space is limited and is on a first come-first served basis. More >>
+ City of Cleveland Encourages Game Day Safety
As football season returns, the City of Cleveland would like for all fans and visitors to have a safe, enjoyable experience at every Cleveland Browns home game; this includes traveling to and from FirstEnergy Stadium, tailgating, and parking in downtown Cleveland. More >>
+ East 6th Street and St. Clair Avenue Resurfacing Project
Resurfacing of East 6th Street and St. Clair Avenue will be conducted in two phases and is scheduled to be completed on October 24, 2014. More >>
+ The Flu + You- Information for Seniors
Flu is a contagious disease that can be severe and life-threatening, especially for adults 65 and older. Flu + You educates older adults and those who care for them about the seriousness of the flu, the importance of prevention, and available vaccine options. More >>
+ Sidewalk Repair Program Requests Being Taken
Those interested in signing up for the sidewalk repair program may call 216.664.2232 or email Sidewalks@city.cleveland.oh.us to request an estimate. The City will then send an inspector who will leave the estimate on a door hanger at the residence. More >>
+ Downtown: Lunch by the Lake Every Thursday
This weekly food truck and entertainment lunchtime event is held every Thursday from June 5th – September 25th on the East 9th Street Pier from 12 – 2 pm. More >>
+ Downtown: Free Yoga at Voinovich Park
Through September 30th free yoga is offered courtesy of Namaste Yoga every Tuesday at Voinovich Park at North Coast Harbor from 6 – 7 pm. More >>
+ Registration Now Open for Free Swimming Lessons
The Cleveland Division of Recreation and Cleveland Metroparks announced open registration for the 2014 Water Safety Initiative, a collaborative effort between the City and Metroparks that encourages all Cleveland-area residents to learn how to swim at local recreation centers. More >>
+ LGBT Business Registry Applications Available
The Mayor’s Office of Equal Opportunity in collaboration with Plexus, the Cleveland LGBT Chambers of Commerce, has developed a business registry to acknowledge Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Business Enterprises (LGBTBE). Online Registration>> Press Release>>
+ Cleveland Kennel Seeks Happy Homes for Adoptable Dogs
The Kennel has many adoptable dogs waiting to find good homes and families. Some have been waiting over a month to be adopted or transferred to an animal rescue group. The Kennel is at 2690 West 7th St. and open for adoptions Monday - Saturday from 10am to 3pm. More >>
+ Construction Management Program Accepting Applications
Contractors and related firms can apply for the ten week James Walker Construction Management Course which is taught by experienced construction professionals. Participants learn how to be certified with the City of Cleveland, how to bid on city contracts and more. More >>
+ Reduce Contamination With Loose Recyclables
The City of Cleveland no longer accepts plastic bags in curbside recycling carts and recycling dumpsters. Recyclables are to be placed LOOSE in these containers. More >>