Mayor's Night Out Against Crime Shines a Light on Neighborhood Safety

Mayor Frank G. Jackson's Night Out Against Crime was held August 7th in neighborhoods across the City of Cleveland to help shine a light on safety and give residents an opportunity to meet and greet City Safety officials. Activities included face painting, fingerprinting for children and much more. Representatives from city, county, parks and other municipalities showcased their vehicles and met with residents to talk about what they do. The family-friendly event also included live entertainment.

The Cleveland Division of Police is accepting applications for school crossing guards. Duties include helping children safely cross streets to get to their public, parochial and charter schools for about an hour in the morning and an hour in the afternoon. Generally, hours are from 7-8 a.m. and 2-3 p.m. on school days. Compensation is $20.50/day and employees are eligible for health care through the City of Cleveland. There are about 40 crossing guard positions available of more than 400 around the city.

The City of Cleveland is excited to host the InCuya Music Festival in the mall areas of Downtown Cleveland from Aug. 25-26. The highly anticipated event – in collaboration with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, City of Cleveland, Destination Cleveland and others – is expected to draw a high number of attendees.

As of August 1st, the Department of Public Works, Division of Waste Collection is issuing citations for violations of City of Cleveland waste collection and recycling regulations. There is information about improper waste set out that residents should know, and the city has provided a tip sheet to let residents know what can be recycled and what cannot. 


The Cleveland Department of Aging and the Division of Recreation are sponsoring six walks at scenic parks and recreation centers around Cleveland this summer. Each walk will offer safety tips by Cleveland Police, an opportunity to walk with an EMS Medic, health tips by community partners and a raffle.

New video! The Department of Aging assists seniors with the application process for the HEAP Summer Crisis Program which is a federally funded program administered by the Ohio Development Services Agency’s Office of Community Assistance. Income-eligible households with a household member who is 60 years of age or older or has a certified medical condition are eligible to receive assistance. 

The Senior Safety and Resource Guide was prepared by the Division of Police Bureau of Community Policingand the Cleveland Department of Aging. It can be viewed online or mailed to interested residents who call 216.664.2833.

Thanks to Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s enhanced budget, made possible by Issue 32, the City of Cleveland is embarking on more street improvement projects in 2017 than in years past. Projects span all neighborhoods and wards throughout the city.

The City of Cleveland is hiring! Many positions have been added thanks to Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s enhanced budget resulting from the passage of Issue 32.

The Department of Public Works, Division of Waste Collection will again issue citations for violations of City of Cleveland waste collection and recycling regulations. Citations could run up to $350, depending on the infraction. The City will post videos to its social media accounts for public education.

JetBlue is hosting a “Soar with Reading” program designed to encourage a child’s imagination to take flight through reading and by getting books to children that need them most. The airline will donate $25,000 in children’s books and a reading room makeover for a local library or community organization of the city that gets the most votes.

The Mayor's Office of Communications prepares and distributes information to Veterans and their supporters monthly, via the Cleveland City Hall blog. The page includes timely information on special events, memorials, healthcare, and other news of value to local veterans. 

Registration is now open for this popular free event for Seniors to be held downtown. Seniors can register online or via email. The first 1,000 registered will recieve free t-shirts!

The City of Cleveland’s Community Relations Board invites all Clevelanders to “Hands Across CLE” events. Some events will include live entertainment and refreshments. By joining together – from the East Side to the West Side – the City can become stronger and safer by making connections among diverse neighborhoods, building community among residents and promoting friendships across Cleveland.

City of Cleveland residents, neighborhood organizations, business leaders and members of the general public are invited for an evening of civic engagement at Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s 2018 State of the City. The Cleveland Public Hall event will be held Wednesday, October 10th at 7pm. Registration is required by October 5th.

This new program helps seniors aged 60 years and older and adults with disabilities address one home maintenance or home repair need. The program will also assist with referrals to other home repair programs. There are income restrictions and guidelines for the program.

08/21/2018 - InCuya Music Festival to Open in Downtown Cleveland This Weekend
08/20/2018 - City of Cleveland Receives Ohio State Emergency Medical Technician Training Accreditation (CORRECTION)
08/16/2018 - Cleveland Police Seeks Residents to Serve as School Crossing Guards
08/16/2018 - Cleveland Police Officers Disciplined
08/16/2018 - Excitement and Anticipation Surround Cleveland Browns Friday Night Preseason and Cleveland Indians Home Games
08/14/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Congratulates the Cleveland Clinic
08/13/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Delivers 2018 State of the City Address Oct. 10
08/13/2018 - Notice of Public Meeting
08/08/2018 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
08/06/2018 - City of Cleveland Offers Tips for Staying Cool
08/03/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Councilman Tony Brancatelli and Councilwoman Jasmin Santana Rededicate WC Reed Park
08/02/2018 - New Thermal Imaging Cameras Allow Firefighters to Work More Efficiently in Emergency Situations
08/01/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Statement on Sale of Forest City Realty Trust
07/30/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Invites Kids and Parents to 12th Annual Mayor’s Youth Summit
07/28/2018 - Harvard Avenue Rehabilitation Improvement Project
07/27/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Names Kevin Schmotzer as City’s First LGBTQ Liaison
07/27/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Promotes 24 Firefighters
07/27/2018 - City Employee Arrested
07/27/2018 - West 69th Street Improvement Project
07/26/2018 - Gas Line Rupture at 150th Street and Puritas Avenue
08/01/2018 - S.E.A.R.C.H. Undergraduate Research Symposium
08/02/2018 - Speakers on the Square
08/03/2018 - Preschool Palooza
08/03/2018 - TWELFTH NIGHT
08/04/2018 - Cleveland Sand Festival
08/04/2018 - Trauma, yoga and the brain
08/04/2018 - Open Air in Market Square
08/05/2018 - Puerto Rican Parade
08/05/2018 - Warehouse Street Festival
08/05/2018 - Beatnik Playboys
08/06/2018 - Bulk Pickup Week
08/07/2018 - Mayor's Night Out Against Crime
08/08/2018 - West Park Walk on Wednesdays
08/11/2018 - Cleveland Dragon Boat Festival
08/11/2018 - The Last Jedi
08/13/2018 - NASA Free Youth Day
08/13/2018 - Be My Neighbor Day
08/14/2018 - Reduce Infant Death
08/15/2018 - Cheick Hamala Diabate
08/15/2018 - Little Italy’s Feast of the Assumption
08/16/2018 - Reading and Understanding ODOT Plans
08/17/2018 - Burning River Fest
08/18/2018 - History of Street Art
08/18/2018 - SPARX City Hop
08/18/2018 - Flats Festival of the Arts