Cleveland Recognizes Emergency Medical Services and the Division of Fire Employees with Awards
The City of Cleveland Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Division of Fire held an Award Ceremony in City Council Chambers.
Cleveland’s Emergency Medical Services and the Division of Fire employees were recognized for their dedication and commitment to the safety of Cleveland's people and neighborhoods. Each day EMS and Fire employees work together to help improve the quality of life for everyone who needs their services. This event recognized EMS and Fire responders for their outstanding service and acts of heroism while in the line of duty.
+ 2015 Waste Collection Fee Exemption Packets Available
These forms are for qualified property owners of vacant homes or multi level properties with vacant units. The packets must be completed and returned to the Division of Assessments and Licenses by March 31, 2015. More >>
+ October 23: Compost Seminar and Bin Sale
The Solid Waste District introduced the Compost Seminar & Bin Sale program. After a free hour seminar on backyard composting, bins can be purchased. Event will be on October 23rd from Noon to 1pm at Cleveland City Hall. More >>
+ Military Vets Encouraged to March in Parade on November 11
The theme of this year's parade is “Veterans Still Serving”. A flag will be carried for every Ohio Veteran who died in combat since 9/11. Veterans interested in taking part in the parade should contact Sgt. Merrifield, Police Special Events Coordinator 216.623.5027 by 10/31.
+ Free Lead Screenings for Kids, Testing for Homes
The Department of Public Health celebrates Lead Week October 19 to 25th. Children under the age of 6 can get FREE lead screenings at many Cleveland Recreation Centers. More >>
+ CDL Drivers to be Hired for Seasonal Work
The City is hiring CDL drivers for the 2014-15 winter season with the Civil Service Classification of Snow Removal Vehicle Operator. These seasonal positions are available with the Division of Streets as well as with Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. More >>
+ Big City Boo For Kids 12 and Under
The Big City Boo provides a safe alternative to Halloween door-to-door trick or treating. Games, candy, hot dogs, chips and pop as well as safety tips are provided for the children. The Division of Recreation annually sponsors this event for an average of 8,000 children. More >>
+ Automated Waste Collection and Recycling Program Expanded
Cleveland will roll out the 4th phase of the Automated Waste Collection and Curbside Recycling Program when 25,000 households receive wheeled waste collection carts in October on regularly scheduled waste collection days. More >>
+ 2014 Cleveland Tree Assistance Program for Seniors
The Departments of Aging, Public Works, and Community Development have partnered in a new short term program to help limited income seniors with hazardous tree and branch removal from personal property. 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 >>
+ 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 >>
+ 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 >>
+ CLE Unveils Stephanie Tubbs Jones Art Gallery & Dedication Exhibit
Mayor Frank G. Jackson was joined by Congresswoman Marcia Fudge and former Congressman Louis Stokes, Cleveland City Council President Kevin Kelley, Director of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) Ricky Smith, and Chief of Government Affairs Valarie J. McCall for special remarks at the unveiling ceremony and reception for the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Art Gallery and Dedication Exhibit held at CLE.