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CHN Partners hardest working partner

Submitted by mabeldog on Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:02.
CHN Partners hardest working partner
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Getting our Money's Worth from fossil fuel - Make's me wanna grab my Guitar and DRIVE my car!

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 22:56.

Fossil fuels are the Gift that Keeps on Giving!  

Giving HEAT!  

First the fossil fuel heats up and expands the air in our V8 engine cylinders, then, after passing out the exhaust pipe (or chimney), the exhaust CO2 etc. heats up the globe - one local atmosphere at a time.  

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Vote in CLE Primary Sept 12-

Submitted by lmcshane on Sun, 09/10/2017 - 10:47.
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Excerpt of email sent to Matt Zone in 2013-

Submitted by lmcshane on Thu, 09/07/2017 - 09:04.

 

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Frank Jackson - Career highlights 2006-2017

Submitted by lmcshane on Sun, 09/03/2017 - 11:25.

 

 

The World Turned Upside Down

Submitted by Randino on Thu, 08/31/2017 - 08:17.

 

The World Turned Upside Down          

by Randy Cunningham

 

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15 CHN CLUSTER HOMES ON ONE LOT with NO ADDRESS

Submitted by mabeldog on Wed, 08/30/2017 - 14:55.
15 CHN CLUSTER HOMES ON ONE LOT with NO ADDRESS

One of the World Famous Cleveland Housing Network's many partners, Cleveland Construction Limited Partnership III...whew.."owns' the property at E 90 parcel number #10803012. There are 15 cluster homes on the property along EAST 88, Sam Miller Park and East 90. They have made up addresses over the doorways that bear NO RELATIONSHIP to the actual addresses on East 88 and that DON'T exist on the fiscal office page.  Like 7751 who knows what? on East 88 and 76511 who knows where? facing Sam Miller Park.

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Southern Poverty Law Center's suggestions on how to respond to hate

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:51.

 What ever we do in life it helps the operation run smoothly if we practice.    

Recently the United States has developed - with a green light from POTUS -  a new "tone" - anger, antimosity, bias, venum.    None of these will result in long term positive change. 

So back to practice...

The Southern Poverty Law Center has developed a guide book with suggestions on how to respond to hate which you can view here.   

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NABBED! Sean Tolbert: EDEN tenant held on $500,000 bond

Submitted by mabeldog on Sat, 08/19/2017 - 17:04.
NABBED! Sean Tolbert: EDEN tenant held on $500,000 bond
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Cleveland Housing Network has been rebranded!!

Submitted by mabeldog on Fri, 08/11/2017 - 13:53.
Cleveland Housing Network has been rebranded!!

 

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DSCDO is new political machine - building Matt Zone candidacy for higher office

Submitted by lmcshane on Tue, 08/08/2017 - 21:46.

From Laura McShane:  It is absolutely critical for the machine to support the oligarchy behind Frank Jackson. The next figurehead in that line-up is Matt Zone.  Detroit Shoreway Development Corporation (DSCDO) allows the machine to continue handing off special deals for special friends. Community Development Block Grant funding will dry up under Donald Trump - each council person also allocates Neighborhood Development Allocations to select groups.

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EDEN Property Tax EXEMPT private "hospital" of the week 2901 ARCHWOOD

Submitted by mabeldog on Sat, 08/05/2017 - 17:28.
EDEN Property Tax EXEMPT private "hospital" of the week 2901 ARCHWOOD
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Rebranding Cleveland

Submitted by lmcshane on Fri, 08/04/2017 - 09:15.

Never on Sunday EDEN property tax EXEMPT hospital of the week

Submitted by mabeldog on Sun, 07/30/2017 - 20:10.
Never on Sunday EDEN property tax EXEMPT hospital of the week
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Similar Mental illness in the pharmacy line and in the White House?

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Fri, 07/28/2017 - 10:55.

 

I was running errands earlier this week and I went to a hospital pharmacy to pick up a script for a house bound friend.  There was a long line, I got a phone call, so I sat down on a nearby bench from which I took the photo above.   

In the space of about 45 minutes 5 different people who were in the line demonstrated psychotic, disruptive, mentally disturbed behavior.  

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CMSD owns condemned property next to Denison School

Submitted by lmcshane on Tue, 07/25/2017 - 08:51.

 A reminder to everyone that Mayor Frank Jackson administers the City of Cleveland AND Cleveland Metropolitan School District. The District has been playing real estate politics with the properties adjacent to the CMSD Denison building. Brian Cummins has been fully aware of this property for over 9 years - Tony Brancatelli has the gerrymandered Ward 12 across the street.

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Inky contemplating green asparagus

Submitted by lmcshane on Sat, 07/22/2017 - 11:08.
Inky contemplating green asparagus

 Inky contemplating green asparagus (2006) Gloria Plevin (1934-  ) Courtesy of the Verne Gallery

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ladies, gentlemen, cats and dogs

Submitted by lmcshane on Sat, 07/22/2017 - 11:02.

Gloria Plevin (1934-) Courtesy of the Verne Collection

 

As I personally reflect on the state of affairs in Northeast Ohio--are we kitschy, or cool? -- ART NEO presents: 

ARTmeow: The Cool Cats of Cleveland

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Fire up the Crack Pipe, Pop the Champagne Heroin Hotel #10 is OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Submitted by mabeldog on Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:33.
Fire up the Crack Pipe, Pop the Champagne Heroin Hotel #10 is OPEN FOR BUSINESS
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The Travesty of "Good Government"

Submitted by lmcshane on Thu, 07/20/2017 - 03:02.

 Today was a devastating blow to residents who want to see accountability in government.   It has been known for some time that the "Community Development Corporation" known as Detroit Shoreway Development Corporation is a fraud and a front for shady real estate deals - but the extent of corruption was assumed to be strictly local and not necessarily state-wide.

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RIP Gerald "Jerry" Strothers - East Cleveland REAL media coverage

Submitted by lmcshane on Tue, 07/18/2017 - 08:42.

 REALNEO has just learned via Facebook - that Gerald O. Strothers has passed on.  This is a devastating blow to the truth in reporting from East Cleveland.  And, the loss of a Northeast Ohio genius.  Citizen reporters are now the vanguard.  There is no turning back.  Gerry showed all of us the way.

From Cassandra McDonald: DISTRICT 8 NEWS...

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Guy Black has died

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Thu, 07/06/2017 - 08:17.

I understand that Guy Templeton Black has died.    Guy was a major contributor to  community activism and to Realneo.

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Rest in Peace - Guy Templeton Black

Submitted by lmcshane on Thu, 07/06/2017 - 02:35.

 Long-time contributor to REALNEO Guy Templeton Black has died.  His dog Sofia is available for adoption at the Animal Protective League.  I will post more information as it becomes available.  Guy was a challenging person, who defended the rights of the marginalized and forgotten.  He will be missed.

 
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Where are they now??? Housing Crisis Crooks?

Submitted by lmcshane on Thu, 06/29/2017 - 09:40.

 Where are they now?? Jim Rokakis leads some bullsh#t fake green land trust for the 1%, Gus Frangos heads up Cuyahoga County Land Bank (and most likely collects PERS) -the new preferred way of transferring wealth (after the tax lien sale scam and Board of Revision gig dried up) to CDCs like Detroit Shoreway, and Tony Brancatelli - Mr.

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LONG SHADOWS IN JEFFERSON PARK ON FIRST DAY OF SUMMER, 2017

Submitted by Satinder P S Puri on Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:11.