Teaching Cleveland Welcome Page

Teaching Cleveland Welcome Page

Welcome to Teaching Cleveland Digital phase 2
Here is the original site

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Unfortunately it was an old platform and the time had come to move on
Also unfortunately all of our links from google are lost too. But the search function works pretty well. So just enter the topic you want to find in search and it should should pop up
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Important Upcoming Live Events

Important Upcoming Live Events
All are free and open to the public.
Please contact if you have questions about any of these events or would like to be added to our mailing list for future forums.
Email: 
teachingcleveland@earthlink.net

Monday July 17, 2017 6:30-8:00 p.m.
“Wildlife in Northeast Ohio: why can’t we all just get along”
Moderated by Jim McCarty, Plain Dealer
Cost: Free & Open to the Public
Lakewood Public Library, 15425 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood 44107

Wednesday July 25, 2017 7:00-8:30 p.m.
“Shaker Square: Its past, present and future”
Moderated by Steven Litt, Plain Dealer
Cost: Free & Open to the Public
Shaker Public Library Main Branch, 16500 Van Aken Blvd 44120

Tuesday August 22, 2017 7:00-8:30 p.m.
“The Ohio Board of Education aka the State School board”
How can they help us. How can we help them
w/Board of Education member Meryl Johnson, Former BOE member Mary Rose Oakar, more
Free and Open to the Public
Shaker Main Library 16500 Van Aken Blvd 44120

Tuesday August 29, 2017
“The Election for Mayor; a discussion about the future of Cleveland”
Moderated by Leila Atassi, Reporter, Cleveland.com
CWRU Tinkam Veale Student Center, CWRU Campus
11038 Bellflower Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106
7-8:30pm Free and Open to the Public

Tuesday September 19, 2017
“Ohio Drug Price Relief Act” ballot issue. A look at both sides
Moderated by Jeremy Pelzer, Cleveland.com
Bay Village Branch, Cuy Cty Library System
502 Calhoun Rd. 44140
7-8:30 p.m. Free & Open to the Public

Wednesday September 27, 2017
“Race and infant mortality in Northeast Ohio: why are black babies dying more and what can be done”
moderated by: Brie Zeltner, The Plain Dealer
Heights Library Main Branch
2345 Lee Road 44118
7-8:30 p.m. Free & Open to the Public

Tuesday October 17, 2017
“Home Rule for NE Ohio Communities. Should it be stronger or weaker?”
moderated by Tom Beres/WKYC-TV emeritus
Lakewood Public Library, 15425 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH
6:30-8:00 p.m. Free & Open to the Public

Thursday November 16, 2017
“A look at the political crystal ball for 2018”
moderated by Andrew Tobias, Cleveland.com
Parma Snow Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library 2121 Snow Road, Parma 44134
7-8:30 p.m. Free & Open to the Public

All open to the public. Please contact if you have questions about any of these events: teachingcleveland@earthlink.net

Most of these are co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Cleveland.com/Plain Dealer plus Heights, Lakewood and Cuyahoga County Library Systems and City of Solon. Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

The Cleveland Catholic series is co-sponsored by John Carroll University-Institute of Catholic Studies, The Carroll News and Teaching Cleveland Digital

 

Teaching Cleveland News

Ironworkers placing the last steel beam in the Sohio building (200 Public Square), which was completed in 1985 #ThisWasCLE

Teaching Cleveland News Network
News From Around Ohio and the U.S. 
of Interest to Northeast Ohio
   

FEATURES/OPINION/VIDEO 

2018 Ohio gubernatorial scramble revs up after next week’s budget signing: Thomas Suddes (6/24/2017) Cleveland.com

How to Combat Food Insecurity in Ohio-Video (6/23/2107) City Club

Results from Irish Town Bend forum and link to proposal (6/22/2017) Plain Dealer

One Ohio Town’s Immigration Clash, Down in the Actual Muck (6/18/2017) New York Times

Dan Egan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter and author of The Death and Life of the Great Lakes, delivers the annual State of the Great Lakes address. (6/9/2017) City Club of Cleveland

Cleveland’s maritime muscle: Vintage photos of the city’s docks and port (6/6/2017) Cleveland.com

Beyond “white flight”: what the history of one Cleveland neighborhood can teach us about race and housing inequality By Todd M. Michney (5/31/2017) Belt Magazine

Cleveland girl’s spelling victory created racial controversy, national headlines in 1908 (5/30/2017) Cleveland.com

Nor Any Drop to Drink?: Why the Great Lakes Face a Murky Future (5/23/2017) New York Times

How food is bringing the rust belt out of its decades-long recession (5/17/2017) Thrillist

Why is Cleveland different than Cincinnati? It all comes down to history (5/17/2017) Cleveland.com

Fracking and the Impact of the Utica Shale on Ohio (5/16/2107) video

Dreaming up Western Reserve — the 51st state? (5/15/2017) a series from Cleveland.com

Cleveland’s legendary Leo’s Casino made music history, transcended race (5/14/2017) Cleveland.com

From Outhwaite to Advocate – Public Housing & the Stokes Legacy (video) May 2017 Ideastream

Historical chat w/Fred Samsel on his early #CuyahogaRiver clean-up efforts (5/11/2017) FreshWater

Video from East Side Development forum May 9, 2017 moderated by Terry Schwarz

From a Maine tribe, a message for the Cleveland Indians: Enough is enough (5/9/2017) Boston Globe

From 1930s redlining to now: Terry Schwarz panel to discuss why East Side development lags (5/6/2017) Cleveland.com

NEWS 

Invasive Asian carp (the kind that jump) found beyond barrier to Great Lakes (6/23/2017) Cleveland.com

K&D Group closes financing package for Halle Building’s redo (6/23/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

Senate GOP health care plan guts Ohio Medicaid expansion (6/22/2017) Canton Repository

Energy Transfer Partners Ltd is struggling with its $4.2 billion pipeline in Ohio (6/22/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

Great Lakes aren’t doing so great, says new government study (6/20/2017) Cleveland.com

High school graduation requirements would be eased under Senate proposal (6/20/2017) Plain Dealer

Cleveland State University President Ronald Berkman to retire in 2018 (6/20/2017) Cleveland.com

All Cleveland City Council elections shaping up as contested races, with several primary contests possible (6/19/2017) Cleveland.com

Northeast Ohio air getting better, but don’t breathe easy just yet (6/19/2017) Plain Dealer

How do you retrofit an old industrial waterfront? Cleveland is finding out (6/16/2017) KUAR

Small Business Tax Cut Getting Much Attention As Shortfall Approaches A Billion Dollars (6/16/2017) Ohio Statehouse News

Cleveland Indians & MLB fail in efforts to dismiss lawsuit in Canada involving use of Chief Wahoo logo “as racist” (6/15/2017) Cincinnati.com

Cleveland banks raise prime lending rates to 4% to 4.25% range following Fed’s interest rate hike (6/15/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

Cleveland Clinic joint venture to offer individual insurance in five Northeast Ohio counties (6/15/2017) Plain Dealer

Cleveland police reform struggles to keep pace after two years (6/13/2017) Cleveland.com

Cleveland places 50% more kids in strong preschools, but falls short of goals (6/12/2017) Plain Dealer

State superintendent proposes cuts in Ohio’s state tests (6/12/2017) Plain Dealer

Cleveland and other cities have too many stores, and they’re still building (6/12/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

How NW Ohio farmers are trying to shrink Lake Erie toxic algal blooms  (6/11/2017) Plain Dealer

Playhouse Square plans 34-story apartment tower in downtown Cleveland’s theater district (6/9/2017) Plain Dealer

General Electric planning to sell GE Lighting, no immediate plans for Nela Park known (6/8/2017) Plain Dealer

Lots of legal arguments over Q arena deal, but no slam-dunk answers (6/7/2017) Cleveland.com

What you need to know about the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County jail agreement (6/6/2017) Cleveland.com

Major insurer Anthem to withdraw from Ohio health care exchange (6/6/2017) Cincinnati.com

Cleveland to take Q referendum issue to Ohio Supreme Court (6/5/2017) Cleveland.com

How Cleveland’s vacant homes, violent crimes and lead poisoning are linked: CWRU report (6/5/2017) Plain Dealer

Congressional Redistricting Reform On The Way In Ohio? (6/4/2017) WVXU

Campaign over Ohio ballot issue to cap drug prices heats up (6/3/2017) Associated Press

Effort to change how Ohio draws districts for Congress underway (6/1/2017) Dayton Daily News

Quicken Loans Arena transformation bonds delayed by petition fight (6/1/2017) Cleveland.com

Ohio sues five drug companies over opioid crisis (5/31/2017) Reuters

Lorain City Schools eye chronic absenteeism at 24.2 percent (5/31/2017) Lorain Morning Journal

Oberlin adopts ‘Sanctuary City’ policies, just not the name (5/31/2017) Cleveland.com

Supreme Court to hear Ohio voter purge case (5/30/2017) The Hill

ECOT trying to delay vote on repaying $60 million to state, says it would be “death spiral”  for online school (5/30/2017) Columbus Dispatch

State oversight of Youngstown schools still a battle, far from the partnership Lorain seeks (5/30/2017) Plain Dealer

Big Algae Bloom Predicted this Summer in Lake Erie (5/29/2017) Ideastream

Lead poisoning lawsuit highlights Cleveland family’s plight to find safe, affordable housing (5/28/2017) Plain Dealer

Overdose deaths continue to soar in Ohio (5/28/2017) Columbus Dispatch

State control of Lorain schools aims to be partnership, not a “hijack” (5/27/2017) Plain Dealer

Groups opposed to Q deal threaten to sue if petitions aren’t accepted (5/26/2017) Cleveland.com

Cleveland Metroparks to buy Astorhurst Country Club for $3.1 million (5/26/2017) Cleveland.com

Will Cleveland City Council be cut to 15 members after the 2020 census? (5/26/2017) Cleveland.com

Ohio wind law crippling wind development, $4.2 billion boost to Ohio economy (5/24/2017) Plain Dealer

Traditional retailers’ woes are starting to hit local governments hard (5/24/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

Ohio schools may regain paper option for standardized tests (5/24/2017) Columbus Dispatch

U.S. won’t force Ohio to label Lake Erie ‘impaired’ (5/23/2017) Toledo Blade

Ohio’s small business tax break costs nearly $1 billion a year (5/22/2017) Cleveland.com

City refuses to accept petitions on Quicken Loans Arena referendum (5/22/2017) Cleveland.com

Ohio attorney general certifies congressional redistricting reform amendment (5/22/2017) Cleveland.com

Big cities struggling to connect with Great Lakes (5/22/2017) Great Lakes Today

Ohio drug-price ballot issue likely to be costly, contentious (5/22/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Cleveland port’s dredging solution uses innovative, environmentally friendly interceptor (5/21/2017) Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga County heroin, fentanyl overdose deaths on pace to far exceed last year’s total (5/19/2017) Cleveland.com

Legal Aid Society sues Cleveland on behalf of toddler, asks court to make city follow lead poisoning laws (5/18/2017) Cleveland.com

Cuyahoga County’s bond rating downgraded because of rising debt as it plans to issue bonds for Q transformation (5/17/2017) Cleveland.com

Cleveland schools, Say Yes to Education ramp up planning to offer free college to all (5/17/2017) Cleveland.com

What’s wrong with Ohio’s economy, in five charts (5/16/2017) Cincinnati Enquirer

A “new normal” for home construction ricochets through Michigan (5/16/2017) Detroit Free Press

More than 2,000 Cuyahoga children in foster care, highest since 2011, thanks to opioid crisis (5/152017) Cleveland.com

Federal Immigration Policies Taking Toll on Cleveland Families, Neighborhoods (5/15/2017) Cleveland Scene

FirstEnergy Solutions facing risky future (5/15/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

So Why Is Everybody Running For Ohio Governor And Not The Other Four Offices? (5/13/2017) WKSU

Despite redlining and foreclosure, Cleveland’s East Side could grow with smart investment: panel (5/11/2017) Plain Dealer

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson outlines $65 million neighborhood revitalization program (5/10/2017) Cleveland.com

MetroHealth prices bonds at $946 million for campus transformation (5/10/2017) Plain Dealer

Nuclear subsidies distort markets, hurt business, say FirstEnergy opponents (5/10/2017) Plain Dealer

Max Hayes surprise: 1950s shortcut buried some Cleveland history under school (5/8/2017) Cleveland.com

Cleveland’s western rim embarks on development boom (5/6/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

Network Bonds for Quicken Loans Arena delayed until referendum issue resolved (5/5/2017) Cleveland.com

UH Bikes expanding as Clevelanders embrace bike sharing, even in winter (5/4/2017) Cleveland.com

Fight over Ohio Drug Price Relief Act ballot issue could set spending record (5/3/2017) Cleveland.com

$63.7 billion state budget bill clears Ohio House (5/2/2107) Cleveland.com

Environmental Groups sue federal agencies over possible fracking in Wayne National Forest, Ohio’s only national forest (5/2/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove announces plans to step down (5/1/2017) Cleveland.com

Budget deal funds Great Lakes cleanup through September (May 1, 2017) Columbus Dispatch

News Aggregator “Feature” Archives 2017

News Aggregator “News” Archives 2017

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The Best of Teaching Cleveland

Teaching Cleveland Stories

Tom L. Johnson, America’s Best Mayor video

“Cleveland: The City on the Hill 1901-1909” by Hoyt Landon Warner*****

Cleveland in the 1960s by Mike Roberts

Rockefeller in Cleveland by George Condon*

Confession of a Reformer by Frederick Howe (Tom Johnson chapter)**

Regional Government vs Home Rule by Joe Frolik

Cleveland: Economics, Images and Expectations by Dr. John J. Grabowski

Survival – Man and Boy. A story about Lorrenzo Carter from “The Cuyahoga” by William Donohue Ellis*

Making of a Mayor – The Election of Carl Stokes***

Mark Hanna Vs. Tom Johnson by George Condon*

Water by Brent Larkin

Success By Design: The Schreckengost Legacy (video)

Biography of Newton D. Baker by Prof. C. H. Cramer****

African-American Heritage Trail in Cleveland***

Cleveland’s Johnson: The Cabinet by Eugene C. Murdock*****

The Ohio Canal Movement by Harry N. Scheiber*****

The Power Brokers – Glory Days of the Political Bosses by Brent Larkin***

*from Cleveland Memory/CSU Special Collections

**from Kent State Press

***from the Plain Dealer

****from Archive.org

*****from the Ohio Historical Society

*****Ohio State University Press

Teaching Cleveland Stories

Cleveland 1912: Civitas Triumphant By Dr. John Grabowski

Mark Hanna: The Clevelander Who Made a President By Joe Frolik

Rockefeller’s Right-Hand Man: Henry Flagler By Michael D. Roberts

Cleveland’s Original Black Leader: John O. Holly By Mansfield Frazier

The Heart of Amasa Stone By John Vacha

Frederic C. Howe:  Making Cleveland the City Beautiful (Or At Least Trying) by Marian Morton

Bill Veeck: The Man Who Conquered Cleveland and Changed Baseball Forever By Bill Lubinger

When Cleveland Saw Red By John Vacha

Maurice Maschke: The Gentleman Boss of Cleveland by Brent Larkin

Inventor Garrett Morgan, Cleveland’s Fierce Bootstrapper  by Margaret Bernstein

How Cleveland Women Got the Vote and What They Did With It  by Marian Morton

One Man Can Make a Difference by Roldo Bartimole

The Election That Changed Cleveland Forever by Michael D Roberts

Deferring Dreams: Racial and Religious Covenants in Shaker Heights, Cleveland Heights and East Cleveland, 1925 to 1970 By Marian Morton

Cyrus Eaton: Khruschev’s Favorite Capitalist By Jay Miller

Ray Shepardson: The Man Who Relit Playhouse Square By John Vacha

Bertha Josephine Blue By Debbi Snook

The Scourge of Corrupt and Inefficient Politician: The Citizens League of Greater Cleveland By Marian Morton

The Man Who Saved Cleveland By Michael Roberts and Margaret Gulley

“Wildlife in Northeast Ohio: why can’t we all just get along?” forum moderated by Jim McCarty, Plain Dealer July 17, 2017

Wildlife in Northeast Ohio: why can’t we just all get along? 

Monday July 17, 2017 6:30-8:00p.m.
Cost: Free & Open to the Public
Lakewood Public Library, 15425 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood 44107

Event flyer here

Moderator Jim McCarty, Plain Dealer

Panelists:
Jonathon D. Cepek, Wildlife Ecologist, Cleveland Metroparks
Lisa Petit, Chief of Resource Management, Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Harvey B. Webster, Dir of Wildlife Resources, Cleve Museum of Nat Hist

The rising populations of coyote, deer, raccoons, skunks and other animals have made coexistence a challenge in Northeast Ohio. This forum will discuss the current situation and some of the options for managing it


Jim McCarty

Sponsored by Lakewood Public Library and League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland
For more information, email: teachingcleveland@earthlink.net
  

“Shaker Square: It’s past, present and future” Moderated by Steven Litt, Plain Dealer July 25, 2017

“Shaker Square: Its past, present and future”

Wednesday July 25, 2017 7:00-8:30p.m.
Moderated by Steven Litt, Plain Dealer
Cost: Free & Open to the Public
Shaker Public Library Main Branch, 16500 Van Aken Blvd 44120

Event flyer here

Panelists:
Brandon E. Chrostowski, Founder, Edwins Leadership & Restaurant Inst.
Peter Rubin, President, The Coral Company
Edward W. Rybka, Chief of Regional Development, City of Cleveland
Captain John Sotomayor, Cleveland Police Fourth District

Positive excitement is building around the possibilities for Shaker Square. This panel will focus on Shaker Square’s past, present and future; retail, housing and security. Join us for an interesting discussion about this significant neighborhood for both Cleveland and Shaker Heights.

 


Steven Litt (photo by Lizzie Litt)

Sponsored by Shaker Heights Public Library and League of Women Voters-Cleveland and Shaker Chapters
For more information, email: teachingcleveland@earthlink.net

What’s New on Teaching Cleveland Digital

 

Local Public Policy Issue Forums 2015-2017 (Video)

A brief history of the Ohio income tax by Michael F. Curtin 2/15/2017

The Best of 2016

“Voter Registration in Ohio” by Michael Curtin

Two “Northeast Ohio Regionalism” Forums:
Regionalism on the Westside 11.15.16 (video)

Regionalism on the Eastside 8.18.2016 (video)

“Water Quality of Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga River” a panel moderated by Jim McCarty 9.15.16 (video)

“Redistricting and Voting Rights in Ohio” a panel moderated by Thomas Suddes 8.25.2016 (video)

Her Father’s Daughter: Flora Stone Mather and Her Gifts to Cleveland by Dr. Marian Morton

“The Paradox of Progress in Tremont, Ohio” by Dawn Ellis

“The Western Reserve’s Self-Made President” by Grant Segall

Video From the Regionalism Forum with County Executive Armond Budish, Regional Coordinator Eddy Kraus and Moderator Tom Beres (6.17.15)

“The President From Canton” by Grant Segall

“Gerrymandering. The Art of Fixing Elections” by Michael F. Curtin

Video From The Newton D. Baker Symposium (April 19, 2015)

Remarks By Thomas F. Campbell @ Newton D. Baker’s Induction Into The City Club’s Hall of Fame (5.18.87)

A Rebel With A Cause: Norm Krumholz and “Equity Planning” in Cleveland by Robert Brown

“Drawing the Line on Politics” – Political Cartoons in Cleveland History” written by John Vacha; web design by Alan Luntz

Residual Neighbors: Jewish-African American Interactions in Cleveland From 1900-1970 by John Baden
Part 1: “Getting By Together 1900-1938”

Part 2: “Neighbors Then Strangers Postwar-1970”

“Why Political Debates Matter” by Michael F. Curtain

“The Scourge of Corrupt and Inefficient Politicians: The Citizens League of Great Cleveland” by Marian Morton

Interview With Louis Stokes, Former U.S. Congressman 1969-1999 (Video)

“How Reform is Changing Healthcare in Northeast Ohio: a Panel Discussion” (Video)

“The Civic Awakening of Beachwood” by Mark Naymik

Interview With Senator George Voinovich, Cleveland Mayor From 1980 – 1989 (Video)

“A Time of Transition and Challenge: The Gilded Age in Cleveland” by Dr. John J. Grabowski

Interview With George L. Forbes, Cleveland City Council President From 1973 – 1989 (Video)

Newton D. Baker: Cleveland’s Greatest Mayor by Thomas Suddes

They Also Ran: The Women Who Would Be Mayor, 1961 to 1997″ By Dr. Marian Morton

“The Election That Changed Cleveland Forever” by Michael D. Roberts

Mayor Michael R. White Interview – Cleveland Mayor From 1990 – 2002 (video)

“The Best Barber in America” by John Vacha

“Cleveland: City on a Schedule” Remarkable Documentary Made in 1957 and Hosted at Cleveland Memory (video)

“Annexation and Mayor Sensenbrenner: How Columbus Grew to be the Largest City in Ohio” by Alexander Tebben

“The History of Term Limits in Ohio” By Michael F. Curtin

“Race and infant mortality in Northeast Ohio” forum moderated by Brie Zeltner, Plain Dealer Sept 27, 2017

“Race and infant mortality in NE Ohio:
why are black babies dying more and what can be done”

Wednesday September 27, 2017
moderated by: Brie Zeltner, The Plain Dealer
Heights Library Main Branch
2345 Lee Road 44118
7-8:30 p.m. Free & Open to the Public

RSVP here   Event flyer here Preview story

Panelists:
Christin Farmer, Executive Director, Birthing Beautiful Communities

Dr. Arthur R. James, The Ohio State Univ., Interim Exec Director Kirwin Institute, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Angela Newman White, Supervisor, Material and Child Health Program, Cuyahoga County Board of Health

Moderator:
Brie Zeltner, Reporter, The Plain Dealer


Brie Zeltner, Plain Dealer

Co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Cleveland.com plus Cleveland Hts/University Hts Library System

Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd.
For more information, email: teachingcleveland@earthlink.net