Mayor Frank G. Jackson on Friday honored local veterans for their service at a recognition ceremony at Cleveland City Hall in observance of Veterans Day. The ceremony was followed up by a parade that encompassed several blocks in the city beginning and ending at City Hall on Lakeside Avenue.
Below are scenes from the afternoon events.
The City of Cleveland’s Division of Animal Care & Control currently has 99 CITY DOGS up for adoption and is asking for help finding them homes. The normal $61 fee will be reduced to just $40 this weekend only – Nov. 10 – 12.
Every adoptable dog is vaccinated, microchipped, spayed/neutered, and comes with a county license. Normal adoption processes and policies will be followed during the reduced fee event.
In the video below, posted to Facebook, Michelle Harvanek, Adoption/Volunteer Coordinator and volunteer Kayla, who previously adopted a dog, encourage viewers to adopt a CITY DOG and introduce some playful dogs.
“We have many awesome CITY DOGS waiting for loving homes. There is a match for every family looking to adopt and our Adoption Counselors are happy to help find the right fit,” Harvanek said. “We are really hoping to find homes for many of them this weekend. While we make every effort to find a positive outcome for every happy, healthy dog that enters our building, it is increasingly difficult to provide for 99 dogs and make sure all of their needs are met.”
The kennel will also be open extended hours on Sunday for this weekend only. In addition to the regular 10 a.m.-3 p.m. hours on Friday and Saturday, the kennel will open at 10 a.m. on Sunday instead of its usual noon open time.
Adoptable CITY DOGS can be viewed at www.petango.com/cacc or at the kennel, located at 2690 W. 7th St. Regular open hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sunday noon-2 p.m. Walk-in adoptions are accepted, but appointments are encouraged. Make an appointment to meet with an Adoption Counselor by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the adoption hotline at 216-664-3476.
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 years past. Projects span all neighborhoods and wards throughout the city.
Here are some highlights about this year’s road work:
- Street resurfacing began on April 27, 2017 and will continue through the summer, weather permitting. The first resurfacing project took place in Ward 4 on Parkview Avenue near the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard.
- Potholes are serviced year round, weather permitting. The Department of Public Works has increased its pothole crews from three to 10 as a result of the passage of Issue 32.
- This year, with the completion of the Pavement Management Study we have a graded system that allows us to select the streets that are in the greatest need of resurfacing. We are using the worst first approach to road resurfacing.
- We are projecting to resurface 95 streets this year.
- Thanks to Issue 32 funds, the City of Cleveland has reinstated street sweeping services.
Updates will be posted Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.