City of Cleveland News Updates – #392

The City of Cleveland today made the following announcements:

36th Cleveland Fire Academy Begins

Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Director of Public Safety Karrie D. Howard and Chief of Fire Angelo Calvillo proudly announce that the 36th Fire Academy of the Cleveland Division of Fire began on Monday, July 26, 2021. Ninety new cadets, including eight female cadets, reported to the Fire Training Academy for training.

Those attending the academy were selected after taking a Civil Service exam for the position of firefighter. Candidates underwent a battery of tests and a comprehensive background check before being tendered a conditional offer of employment.  

Class demographics:

DemographicFemaleMaleTOTALPERCENT
Asian0111.1%
Black2121415.6%
Hispanic0121213.3%
Two or More0000.0%
White6576370.0%
Undisclosed0000.0%
TOTALS88290100.0%
 8.9%91.1%  

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Passenger Travel Data

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE), like other airports worldwide, has had a dramatic drop in air service and travelers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Concerns over health and safety, as well as quarantines, coupled with many businesses cancelling travel and leisure travelers staying home, have impacted flights.

We are currently averaging 13,542 passengers for the week of July 18 to July 24, compared with the 314 passengers we reported in April 2020. Click here to view regularly updated numbers on airport travel on the Hopkins website.