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The 2012 Glamour Women of the Year awards were held last night in New York City to honor some of the most accomplished members of the “fairer sex,” as ladies have been traditionally called. Yet, these trailblazers of the female gender hail from a range of fields that defy stereotypical roles. From Olympic champions to award-winning architects,Glamour’s Women of […]

For one night only the nuisance of a traffic jam on the Bronx’s Grand Concourse was not the result of a Yankees game and could be forgiven for a good cause: Black Girls Rock. On Saturday, the glitterati sauntered across the red carpet and filled the borough’s landmark venue New York Loews Paradise Theater to […]

A major evangelical Christian gathering is set to take place in Charlotte, North Carolina on the day before the Democratic National Convention. Titled “Charlotte714,” the gathering has the backing of more than 40 different churches and will take place at the 20,000-seat Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. David Benham, the chief organizer of “Charlotte714,” told The Christian […]

The 2012 Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon ended Sunday with a record turnout and a pair of blazing fast times in the men’s and women’s marathon. Under clear skies and temperatures in the mid 80s, the weekend saw participation in the 35th Annual Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon events reach an all-time high of 20,008 runners. That’s […]

  CLEVELAND – Occupy Cleveland organizers are eager to meet the thousands of people expected to attend the Winterfest celebration on Cleveland Public Square. A number of members of the group talked about their plans as they ate donated Thanksgiving Day dinners inside a tent near the northwest quadrant of the square Thursday afternoon. Jonathan […]

MEDINA, Ohio – Another year, another record for the Meadows Turkey Bowl in Medina. The annual Thanksgiving football game in the backyard of Mike Meadows’ home on Hood Road generated $125,000 in donations. The game has been played for 22 years. It has served as a fundraiser for eight years. The previous record for fundraising […]

Cleveland Metroparks kicked off their 22nd year of Boo At The Zoo. All the stars come out like Buzz Lightyear, Lady Gaga and Spiderman. Jugglers, robots and a peg legged stilt walker greeted the kids as they arrived. Despite the rain Thursday night, everyone had a great time. “We really found a nitch at the […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – To launch its 100th anniversary, the City Club hosted a one-day conference on free speech Monday at Cleveland’s newly renovated Allen Theater. Nationally renowned speakers explored the central issues facing free speech on the Internet, in politics, amidst the demands of national security and in the music industry. The Keynote Speaker was […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – To launch its 100th anniversary, the City Club hosted a one-day conference on free speech Monday at Cleveland’s newly renovated Allen Theater. Nationally renowned speakers explored the central issues facing free speech on the Internet, in politics, amidst the demands of national security and in the music industry. The Keynote Speaker was […]

CLEVELAND, OH – Benedictine High School’s student body has taken the initiative to go flowerless for Homecoming on Saturday, October 8, 2011.  In lieu of purchasing corsages for their dates, they will be making their financial contributions to The Cleveland Food Bank. The story behind this new style of corsages started with senior David Boothe. David, […]

CLEVELAND, OH – Benedictine High School’s student body has taken the initiative to go flowerless for Homecoming on Saturday, October 8, 2011.  In lieu of purchasing corsages for their dates, they will be making their financial contributions to The Cleveland Food Bank. The story behind this new style of corsages started with senior David Boothe. David, […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – “One Thousand Balloons for the Angels of Imperial Avenue”, a memorial service, dove release and balloon launch to honor the eleven women who were slain on Cleveland’s Imperial Avenue, will be a part of the activities of the 40th annual Eleventh Congressional District Community Caucus Labor Day Parade and Festival at […]