Community

Drug Education and Services In Slavic Village

By Mark Silverberg Slavic Village residents turned out for a valuable community health event at the new Southeast Resource Center on Nov. 9th. Four organizations...

Introducing ThirdSpace Reading Room

By Margaret Adams Street view of ThirdSpace The Cleveland Public Library hosted a Great Lakes African-American Writers Conference (GLAAWC) event during this year's Cleveland Book...

Hough Residents Celebrate Opening of New Library

Residents of the Hough neighborhood celebrated the opening of the community’s new library on Saturday. Renowned poet, activist, and educator Nikki Giovanni was the featured...

Seniors Are Still Shakin’ It Up!

Video By Sharla Harris Frederick Douglass Resource and Recreation Center On Tuesdays and Thursdays around noon, at Frederick Douglass Recreation Center, located at 15400 Miles...

Fleet Avenue Jamboree Returns

By Mark Silverberg For the first time in 18 years, September 24, 2022 saw the return of the Walter Hyde Memorial Fleet Avenue Jamboree in...

TCO Kids Korner – October 2022

By Trish Johnson A big thank you to the readers and staff members of The Cleveland Observer for showing your continued support by submitting original artwork...

Education

Volunteer Tutors Urgently Needed to Combat Illiteracy

Seeds of Literacy Did you know that 66% of Clevelanders are functionally illiterate? This means they may struggle with things like understanding prescription instructions, navigating...

School Choice and The Cleveland Transformation Alliance

By Veronica Thornton Employers are providing more flexible work options to facilitate a balanced family-work life that fits their employee’s needs. Many within the educational...

Why Go To School?

By Margaret Adams Labor Day is over and students from pre-K through college are back in school. But why do we send our children to...

More States Are Giving Students Say in Education Policy

By Asher Leher-Small, The 74 “This story was produced by The 74 , a non-profit, independent news organization focused on education in America. An increasing...

Ohio’s New Gun Law: Is The Problem The Solution?

By B.A. Calhoun In the wake of the Uvalde, Texas shooting at Robb Elementary School, the conversation surrounding gun reform and gun laws in political...

Is the School to Prison Pipeline Real?

By Kayla Blake According to the American University’s School of Education, the School-to-Prison Pipeline (SPP) refers to the “practices and policies that disproportionately place students...

Business

Futureland: A Promise for Cleveland

By Nicole D. Miller This October, the east bank of the flats in Cleveland was swarmed with innovators, creatives, leaders, and tech gurus donning their...

Minority Businesses: Become Eligible For Government and Corporate Contracts 

By Raland (cq) Hatchett, President and CEO RH Professional Services RH Professional Services provide strategic, balanced, and objective business and corporate management consulting services to...

ENGAGE! CLEVELAND’s Signature Program Bolsters Young Talent

Engage! Cleveland will host its fifth annual Lead CLE: Professional Development Conference on Nov. 3-4, 2022. This two-day conference includes presentations by some of the...

Workplace Issues: Call Me Mr., Mrs., or Doctor!

By Sheila Ferguson How you address your co-workers and superiors in the workplace can be a significant issue in organizations big and small. Calling everyone...

Fresh Cuts for Clevelanders in Buckeye Neighborhood

By Devon Jones As a part of our mission, The Cleveland Observer seeks to uplift and support minority-owned businesses in or near Cleveland, OH. This...

The Roaming Biscuit’s Bake Shop and Café

By Ray Hom As part of our mission, The Cleveland Observer seeks to uplift and support minority-owned businesses in or near Cleveland, Ohio. I recently...

Health

Major Advances in Prostate Cancer

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) The future for prostate cancer is here with PSMA, MRI-Guided Radiation, and High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Prostate cancer therapies. Let's...

Tis the Season… Cold, Flu, COVID-19, and RSV

By Margaret Adams, BSN The media has recently been reporting the increase in hospitalizations for people with the flu and children with RSV (respiratory syncytial...

Black Health Expo

Join CWRU Department of Population and Quantitative and Health Sciences and Community Partnership on Aging for our first Black Health Expo! Local vendors will be...

Clinical Trial Finds Supplements Don’t Lower Cholesterol

SPORT Trial presented during American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2022 Findings from a Cleveland Clinic trial show that six commonly used dietary supplements marketed for...

CAROLYN’S LAW FOR SAFER LONG-TERM CARE

By Sheila Ferguson Here in Northeast Ohio, Mr. Jesse J. Ruffin Jr. is a man on a mission. Since 2018, the Cleveland area has been...

Ohio Department of Health Awards $6.89 Million

Ohio Department of Health director Bruce Vanderhoff, MD, MBA, today announced that ODH and its Office of Health Opportunity has awarded $6.89 million to 26...

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