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via News5: For the next six weeks, 60 Cleveland high school students will learn all about careers in law enforcement through the public safety career pipeline summer program. “The objective of the program is to increase the number of women and minorities in our public safety career fields,” said program director Angela Bennett. “It’s important […]

‘ Spencer Platt/Getty Images “My Brother’s Keeper” is a program launched by President Barack Obama in the wake of the Trayvon Martin killing. The program uses mentors to advise young African-American men in need of guidance. It’s already in numerous cities, including Columbus and Dayton. And it will be launched in Cleveland with a July 8 […]

The City Mission, area churches and the Cuyahoga County Land Bank are teaming up to help single mothers eventually become homeowners. It’s called The New Horizons Permanent Housing Program. “The church owns the home, The City Mission is the provider of the family and provide support service and the land bank has the inventory of […]

  A school-based sex education program is showing promise. Seven inner ring school districts in Cuyahoga County were targeted because of their teen birth rates and, since the program started, there has been a drop in birth rates for teens. “We hope that the information we have given teens is making a difference. We know […]

  Earvin “Magic” Johnson is getting a little help from Chicago rapper Common for his newest off-court endeavor. The former NBA star launched his “Friends of Magic” initiative Wednesday. The idea is to help at-risk students, including dropouts, graduate from high school. Johnson, Common and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn attended the event at Magic Johnson Bridgescape Academy, another […]

  The Rising Above program lasts four weeks, and helps area men learn networking and job interview skills. It is one of a dozen programs that are offered under the Cuyahoga County Fatherhood Initiative . Each program, like the Hispanic Father, Justice Affairs or Boot Camp for New Dads, is geared to help men learn how to […]

Tim Isaac remembers what it’s like to grow up in Cleveland. The 1976 East Tech graduate is the youngest of 10 kids who grew up in the projects. “I can remember going and visiting the rec centers and there were adults there who had the compassion and concern that cared about us,” he said. Isaac […]

Andy Rooney is stepping down from his regular role as a weekly commentator on “60 Minutes” this Sunday. Rooney has been providing commentary for the program since 1978. TVNewser was the first to report his decision to end his regular feature. The network sent out a statement shortly after. Rooney will not end his career […]

Andy Rooney is stepping down from his regular role as a weekly commentator on “60 Minutes” this Sunday. Rooney has been providing commentary for the program since 1978. TVNewser was the first to report his decision to end his regular feature. The network sent out a statement shortly after. Rooney will not end his career […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A total of 706 firearms are now off the streets, thanks to the 2011 Multi-Community Greater Cleveland Gun Buy-Back event! Citizens in the cities of Cleveland, Euclid, Lakewood, Parma, and Shaker Heights lined up on foot and in cars beginning at 8:30 a.m. to exchange firearms for incentives including their choice […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A total of 706 firearms are now off the streets, thanks to the 2011 Multi-Community Greater Cleveland Gun Buy-Back event! Citizens in the cities of Cleveland, Euclid, Lakewood, Parma, and Shaker Heights lined up on foot and in cars beginning at 8:30 a.m. to exchange firearms for incentives including their choice […]

At Shaw High School in East Cleveland, there is a big push to teach students there about financial literacy. The program, called Smart Money Matters Literacy program is part of a course in personal finance which has grown out of the new Ohio education standards. Shaw High School is the first to start this new […]