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Construction Launch at Oliver Hazard Perry Elementary

On Thursday. May 25, 2017 after two years of planning, we finally broke ground for the building of the new Oliver Hazard Perry Elementary School. Well, we held the celebration of the ground breaking and construction launch in the old school gym because it was pouring rain outside. Regardless, the event kicked off by the Perry Drum Corps was a beautiful day in Ward 8 and we were joined by school staff, CMSD Administrators, Councilman Michael D. Polensek, the Design Team, community residents and above all the students of the school.

The new school, estimated to cost $16 million, is planned as a 57,000 square foot state-of-the-art school and should be a great asset for our young scholars as well as for the community. The histiry of the old school as well as some of the appertunences of the old school building, considered a landmark, will be featured in the new building. It will be an opportunity to look forward to greater educational opportunities, a chance to speak about the history more, and invite the community to become more involved in their schools.

 It was a great day with the students and the look on their faces and the inclusion in the "groundbreaking" was quite special.

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Volume 9, Issue 6, Posted 6:04 PM, 06.13.2017

New Dealership Opens on 185th

The new and improved North Coast Auto Sales

They often say all things come full circle at some point and on this little corner of Euclid and Cleveland, things sure did. In 1948 on the corner of Cornwall and 185th St. a garage and car dealership was born, formerly called Zaller’s. This new business built a great reputation and sense of community in this up and coming neighborhood. The two brothers were reliable, reasonable and focused not on becoming millionaires but on simply helping their community with their automobiles. Flash forward 68 years and countless owners and North Coast Auto Sales & Service has come to revive this building back to its former purpose; to be a neighborhood shop for the people. Beginning about a year ago, NCAS completely renovated the desolating old building into a retro blue car dealership. With over 67 years of combined experience the team at NCAS has knowledge in every field of the automobile industry whether it be mechanical, appraisal, sales or financing. Joe Zawatski, the proud owner has had a lifelong passion for cars and since developing NCAS Joe’s mindset has always been placed on helping the neighborhood get exceptional car service for a fair price. Formerly, North Coast Autos was mainly a lease-to-own company, but upon this new endeavor has placed an emphasis on service work. With three technicians, no problem is too big for this crew. Even better once your car is fixed, the dealership has a detailing company available in the back of the building to finish off a great running car with that new car smell. If you’ve driven past your eyes are drawn to this bright new sight, so stop on in, have a cup of coffee or sweet treat and let this new neighborhood shop bring back a sense of ease in the car industry. 

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Volume 9, Issue 6, Posted 6:04 PM, 06.13.2017

Community Update

 As I said last month, we are Collinwood Strong! And I want to thank all the residents, merchants and citizens city-wide and beyond for the show of support for the family of Michael and Trina, late owners of Mr Cars II located on East 185th Street. On Friday, May 26, 2017 I was briefed by Police Commander James McPike, the officer in-charge of the Homicide Unit.  Obviously, the investigation is still ongoing. They have processed over a hundred pieces of evidence.  Once again, anyone having any information or knowledge of what happened at Mr. Cars on Friday, April 14, should call the Homicide Unit at (216) 623-5464 or Crimestoppers at (216) 252-7463. Again, a reward is being offered for any information leading to an arrest and conviction of the violent perpetrators.

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Neighborhood Leadership Development Program Seeks 2017 Applicants

In 2006, the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation, along with former Cleveland Mayor Michael White, established a leadership training program for engaged neighborhood leaders.The Neighborhood Leadership Development Program is a free, 16 session community engagement training program for residents of Cleveland, and its inner ring suburbs, who are working on projects within the City of Cleveland and who are determined to make a positive impact on their communities.

 After the application process, 20 committed individuals are chosen for the program year.  NLDP participants and graduates are a diverse group with many interests and are working on a wide variety of issues to improve life in their communities.

 The program will cover topics such as program planning, marketing & communications, program fundraising, conflict resolution and negotiation, community engagement methods and more.

Every NLDP participant and NLDP graduate also has ongoing access to the services of a Program Coach. NLDP coaches give advice and support tailored to the needs of the participant.

The 16 sessions take place on Saturdays at Trinity Commons at 2230 Euclid Avenue beginning August 26.  The deadline for applications is AUGUST 4, 2017.  For additional information, the 2017-2018 curriculum and an online application, visit www.nldpcleveland.com or call 216-776-6167.

Think you have what it takes? Apply to make a difference !

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Darkest Before The Dawn

By nature, I’m an optimist. I’m realistic, but if ever possible I look to see any silver linings, any positive potential in situations I’m affected by or involved in.
Even for me, I can only describe the last few months as truly challenging. At times, heart-wrenching.

 Since I was elected for the Board of Directors at Northeast Shores, I was privileged to get to know people I’ve seen around more deeply than before. I could see their effort and devotion and care for Collinwood up-close. While I (and no one I’ve talked with) have ever questioned the passion and dedication of staff or board members current or former, getting to see it with my own eyes on a level I hadn’t previously been fortunate to warmed my heart and made me more confident than ever in our future together, as a neighborhood. I have friends for life thanks to Northeast Shores and my Collinwood, ones I am fortunate to have ever met.

And that reality was what made the recent decisions to change Northeast Shores’ staff so difficult for me, and all involved. No one affected were ineffective, uncaring people. Everyone on all sides of the recent changes care about Collinwood and I wouldn’t have stepped forward to join our Board otherwise.

The hard reality is that Northeast Shores was in an incredibly tight financial situation. This reality isn’t the fault of any one person, and hopefully no one thinks that we believe that the staffing changes reflect those people’s responsibility in our situation. The organization had to eliminate two staff positions: Community Engagement Manager and Commercial Projects Manager. In a better circumstance, we would all still be working together, in the same capacity we were before, towards a better neighborhood. Unfortunately, the situation didn’t allow for any option other than the ones chosen.

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New Sandwich Shop Opens in Euclid

On May 8, 2017, The City of Euclid, Euclid Chamber of Commerce and Northeast Shores Development Corporation hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Sammich, 651 E. 185th Street, Cleveland. Mayor Holzheimer Gail opened the ceremonies with a few words about the ongoing 185th-corridor improvements followed by Camille Maxwell, executive director of Northeast Shores, and Sheila Gibbons, executive director of Euclid Chamber of Commerce. Randy Carter, Sammich’s owner and owner of Jack Flaps breakfast and luncheon bistros, says, “We are proud to support the neighborhood and help the community grow to make it a better place for everyone.”

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Machine-Tool Company Retrofits Equipment for Amish Use

HGR Frequent Shopper Steve Timothy works full time as a millwright at Charter Steel. Sullivan Machine Tooling is his “side job” that he started in 2013 to build as his future retirement job. It all started in 2009 when he bought a 1977 Lincoln Electric doghouse welder, his “newest” piece of equipment, to make repairs for himself. Since he lives in Sullivan, Ohio, a heavily Amish community, his Amish neighbors knew he could weld and asked him to fix farm implements for them. That’s when he started doing repair work. Sometimes, rather than repairing a piece of equipment, it was easier to buy it from HGR and haul it home. So, Timothy began to buy equipment, fix and resell it, as well as haul equipment for the Amish in his community.

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CNVDC connects Collinwood: Keys to Housing Resource Fair Recap

City of Cleveland Housing Court Judge O'Leary and colleagues attends the First Annual Keys to Housing Resource Fair

Collinwood & Nottingham Villages Development Corp in partnership with St. Clair Superior Development Corp organized the First Annual Keys to Housing Resource Fair on Saturday May 6, 2017 held in the gymnasium of St. Mary’s Church on Holmes Ave. The fair focused on providing local residents and community stakeholders with information for first-time homebuyers, existing homeowners, tenants, and landlords, and covered topics including homeownership, home repair, weatherization, financial literacy, foreclosure prevention and much more. 

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Volume 9, Issue 6, Posted 6:04 PM, 06.13.2017

A New Community Garden is Sprouting in Collinwood

AMERICORPS volunteer prepares soil for raised beds

Spring has arrived and Summer is almost here. Some of your neighbors have staked out a plot in the Collinwood Neighborhood Catholic Ministries Community Garden.  On May 19th they took rake, hoe and wheelbarrow in hand to prepare the garden for planting.  They had the help of some of AMERICORPS volunteers and the Cleveland Neighborhood Progress Cleveland Clean and Green truck. The truck was filled with all sorts of tools and supplies, including poison ivy solution and bad aids. A hoop house is being constructed on the property.  This structure will enable gardeners to harvest fresh produce until the end of November.

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Season Finale

Appreciative attendees take advantage of the opportunity to interact with the musicians after the final CityMusic Cleveland performance of the season, which was held at St. Jerome church in May.

CityMusic Cleveland wrapped up their thirteenth season with the final performance recorded live at St. Jerome Church on May 21st.  Music lovers from as far away as Kirtland and Parma packed the church for a delightful afternoon of music which featured the Cleveland debut of British conductor, Paul Watkins, and the superb musicianship of clarinetist Daniel Gilbert and the members of CityMusic Cleveland Chamber Orchestra.  These concerts provide a unique opportunity for people to experience marvelous concerts in intimate neighborhood settings and to interact with the musicians themselves at intermission and after the performance.  They will be returning to St. Jerome in the fall for performances on October 18th and December 6th at 7:30pm, and in 2018 on March 15th and May 16th for 7:30pm concerts.  The concerts are free and family friendly, donations are welcome.

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My How Time Flies!

Beloved former St. Jerome Pastor, Francis Walsh, shown here in 1979 preparing to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of St. Jerome Parish observed his own 60th anniversary in May, the anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood.

Back in 1979 when then Pastor Francis P. Walsh celebrated the 60th Anniversary of St. Jerome Church he never imagined he would be back here again for the 60th Anniversary of his Ordination to the priesthood which was May 18, 2017.  As Father Walsh noted, “I never thought I would live long enough to have a 60th Anniversary.”  We are very glad he did and hope to celebrate many more anniversaries with him!  We will gather after 10am Mass on Sunday, June 25th for cake and coffee to celebrate his many years of service and friendship for the people of St. Jerome.

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Confirmation 2017

St. Jerome was delighted to welcome Bishop Roger Gries who celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation for two of our eighth graders, Ebele Amujiogu and Kyle Didnoa, shown here with Bishop Gries and their sponsors.  Congratulations Kyle and Ebele! 

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Holy Name Society Honors Moms and Provides Scholarships

The Hockenberry and Daly families enjoyed a delicious breakfast of pancakes, bacon and eggs in honor of Mother’s Day.  Mom’s ate free, and enjoyed a respite from cooking and cleanup.

St. Jerome Holy Name Society sponsored a Pancake Breakfast on Mother’s Day both to honor our Moms and to raise money to provide scholarships for our school children who will be going on to Catholic high school.  Last year Holy Name gave a $250 scholarship to one boy and one girl from the 2016 St. Jerome School graduating class to be used toward Catholic high school tuition.  This year, Holy Name president, Jim Nugent, announced that are expanding the program to provide a scholarship to every 2017 St. Jerome School graduate who will be attending a Catholic high school in the fall.  Proceeds from the annual raffle which will be held June 25th at the parish picnic will go toward this effort.   Call the rectory at (216) 481-8200 to get your tickets  and support this great cause and have a chance at the $500 top prize.  We are very grateful to the Holy Name Society for everything they do for our parish and our school! 

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Join Lakeshore Intergenerational School for Summer Fun!

Developing Stage students had a blast during our Comic Book Day collaboration with MC2 STEM High School!

The school year may be over at Lakeshore Intergenerational School, but there’s still much fun to be had! The Collinwood area hosts a bevy of events during the summer months and we are excited to serve as supporters and participants for a few of these occasions. Saturday, June 3rd, come find our table at The 200th Street Stroll between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.! We will be handing out goodies, spreading the word about LIS, and supporting local organizations and businesses. Can’t make it to The Stroll? No problem!

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Friends of Euclid Creek Announces Fourth Annual Day in the Life of Euclid Creek

Event Flyer

Friends of Euclid Creek (FOEC), Cleveland Metroparks Watershed Volunteer Program and Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District are pleased to announce their fourth annual Day in the Life of Euclid Creek event on Saturday, July 15th from 9am to 2:30pm.  This family friendly event provides a snapshot of a typical day in Euclid Creek, highlighting water quality in an urban watershed through a variety of monitoring demonstrations and tours of restoration projects from the headwaters to the mouth at Lake Erie.

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Collinwood Author Annie Hogsett’s New Mystery Novel Too Lucky to Live is Set in Cleveland

Cleveland Author Annie Hogsett

Cleveland writer, Annie Hogsett’s mystery, Too Lucky to Live – #1 in her Somebody’s Bound to Wind Up Dead series – made its debut on May 2 through Poisoned Pen Press,an independent mystery book publisher and one of the largest publishers of hardcover mysteries in the world.  The book is available at Cleveland bookstores as well as online at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Poisoned Pen Press’s website.  

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Waterloo Arts Fest is June 24th

The 15th Annual Waterloo Arts Fest will take place on Saturday, June 24, 2017 and will feature an exciting mix of innovative art and music experiences for all ages, the hippest local art vendors, CLE's best food trucks, and our newest and wildly successful Arts Alive program, which encourages attendees to roll up their sleeves, get their hands dirty and give art a try.

 This community event is produced by Waterloo Arts, a nonprofit art center whose mission is to enrich the neighborhood culturally and economically by creating a stimulating arts environment through exhibits, performances, special events, and educational programming for people of all ages. In addition to orchestrating this festival, Waterloo Arts manages an art gallery, public art projects, a community arts center and artist studios.

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Dive into Your New Home!

Beat the heat with a lovely house that gives you warmth, stability and pride of ownership.  

 Are you ready to own your next home? Then look no further than 1114 Villaview!  This newly renovated 1,529 sq. ft. red brick bungalow is walking distance from Cleveland’s best eateries, a world class music venue, and locally owned shops located in the East 185th Retail & Business District and the Waterloo Arts & Entertainment District. It's less than a mile from Euclid Beach Metropark and close proximity to the freeway with Downtown only 10 minutes away. 

 Designing this rehab we took into consideration key features that you will cherish throughout the entire home. You will enjoy interior, exterior amenities and the savings that you will have with this energy efficient home.

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Volume 9, Issue 6, Posted 6:04 PM, 06.13.2017

Euclid Beach Snack Bar to Open June 9th

In conjunction with Cleveland Metroparks a local family-owned business will open a snack bar located at 16301 Lakeshore Blvd in the Euclid Beach Park.  They will be open Wednesday through Sunday from Noon to 8PM.  The menu looks wonderful with cheeseburgers, hamburgers, fried catfish, salads, tacos, and wings. There are also many kids favorites including chicken tenders, walking tacos, and hotdogs. Catering and daily specials will be available. Let's all support this new local business!

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Donate a Dollar and a Dish to the Collinwood Community Potluck

Join us at the Collinwood Community Potluck for food, fun and great neighbors in an awesome neighborhood. We are raising funds to put on the event through Ioby.org. Please consider a donation and save-the-date for the Potluck on Saturday, July 8th.

What better way is there to spend a Saturday in July than sharing a good plate of food next to new and old neighbors with a view of the Lake?!

Mark your calendars and start brainstorming your best summer recipes for the first Collinwood Community Potluck. On Saturday, July 8th from 4-8pm at the Euclid Beach Park pavilion, people from across the neighborhood will come together to celebrate community over homemade and restaurant dishes, playing lawn games and swaying to the beat of local musicians.

Over the past few months, a group of Collinwood residents - with the support of Northeast Shores Development Corporation - have been planning this event based on the popular city-wide Potluck in the Park (perhaps you’ve been to the previous years’ events at Edgewater or League Park?).

The concept is simple – every attendee is asked to bring a dish to share as we dine elbow to elbow at long, communal tables (appetizer, salad, entrée, dessert, it’s all good!). Can’t bring a dish? Bring us some veggies from your home or community garden. If that’s still too much to ask, no worries, bring yourself and be prepared to feast – no one will be turned away.

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Volume 9, Issue 6, Posted 6:04 PM, 06.13.2017

Job help coming to Collinwood

New help is coming for residents in and around the Collinwood area that are hoping to find jobs.  Starting on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Five Pointe Community Center and the West Side Catholic Center are partnering up to launch a new “Workforce Development Program”.  The Workforce Development Program is a two week course that runs from 10 a.m.-Noon – Monday through Friday that will assist those who are looking for jobs to gain experience and assistance in navigating their way through the maze toward employment.  Five Pointe Community Center is located at 813 E 152nd St. in the heart of Collinwood.

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Volume 9, Issue 6, Posted 6:04 PM, 06.13.2017

BIG CLEAN = BIG SUCCESS!

Despite the competitive atmosphere in the room, Collinwood and Euclid neighbors pose together for one big photo to celebrate the first Big Clean!

Despite the cold, drizzly weather, Collinwood and Euclid neighbors came out in force Saturday May 6th to clean up their streets!  The Big Clean was the first two city cleanup with a competitive twist -Collinwood and Euclid would compete to collect the most bags of street litter!   While competitive, the Big Clean was also collaborative and wouldn’t have been possible without so many partners and supporters!

Thanks to Villa Angela- St. Joseph High School (VASJ) for hosting the event and giving volunteers an opportunity to get out of the rain and warm up over some coffee and donuts donated by Black Water Roasters and Dunkin Donuts  and pick up supplies donated by Keep America Beautiful, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, HandsOn Northeast Ohio, QRS Supplies, Shore Cultural Center, Euclid Hospital, Enviro Chemical, and Euclid residents Jim O’Hare, Marty Miller.  Thanks also to VASJ Students who helped guide volunteers into the school and cleaned up litter around campus.  Big thanks to Court Community Service and the Euclid Service Department for collecting trash bags and throughout both cities and running a Euclid street sweeper along Lakeshore down to East 140th Street!

After three hours of cleanup, bags were piling up and hands were beginning to feel numb.  Volunteers returned to VASJ to warm up and enjoy refreshments donated by Dave’s Supermarket, Marco’s Pizza, VASJ, and Ganley Subaru of Wickliffe.   WINT/1330 radio provided background music and helped welcome special guest speakers Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Euclid Mayor Kirsten Holzheimer Gail, Councilman Michael Polensek and VASJ President Bill Cervenik. 

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Volume 9, Issue 6, Posted 6:04 PM, 06.13.2017

Caroline J Perk: Ward 8's 2017 "Senior of the Year"

Whether you know her from the Collinwood Branch of the Cleveland Public Library,  attend the Ward 8 / Bratenahl Ward Club meetings, or just see her at local Neighborhood Association meetings, Caroline should be familiar to you. This very busy lady is always helping someone somewhere, here in Collinwood - in ways far too numerous to list here. (In fact, if you don't know Caroline Peak, then you just aren't getting around Collinwood!)

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Announcing Registration for Summer Reading Club 2017

Collinwood Library Children's Librarian, Adam Tully, signing up two eager participants for summer reading club.

My name is Adam Tully and I’m the Children’s Librarian at the Collinwood Branch. I would like to invite children of all ages to participate in our Summer Reading Club - ‘Read Up! Rise Up! by Design’. This summer we are celebrating STREAM: Science, technology, reading, engineering, arts, and math all coming together in a grand design that makes learning fun. This 9-week program is free and for all ages. Children and teens complete reading logs, earn weekly prizes and compete with other readers in our grand prize drawings! Registration can be done by visiting us at the Branch, online (readingclub.cpl.org), or by finding us out in the community at the many events around Collinwood. Summer Reading Club ‘Read Up! Rise Up! By Design’ begins on Monday, June 5th at all Cleveland Public Library Branches.

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Does Your House Meet Code Standards?

Spring is in full effect and that means it's time for many to consider improvement to their homes. As past of your home maintenance plans this year, Collinwood & Nottingham Villages Development Corporation encourages you to review your home and make sure it's not only beautiful but is also up to code.  The city routinely has inspectors in our area, so proactive maintenance is always best, and CNVDC is here to help.  Our code enforcement staff works closely with many City of Cleveland departments including: Building & Housing, Health, and the Housing Court. Together we focus on improving both the appearance and the longevity of the commercial, industrial, residential properties in the neighborhood.  Through street by street property surveying, code enforcer’s goals are to maintain neighborhood cleanliness and decrease blight and abandonment.  We can also help you understand building codes and what they mean for you and your home, and can connect you to resources that you may qualify for.  Review the adjacent image and ask yourself: Does my house meet code standards? If you want to know more or have any questions or concerns, please contact Mike Troha (216)383-9772 ext: 205 or Dave Dawson (216)383-9772 ext: 207.

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Holy Redeemer's 93rd Feast of St. Anthony June 10th & 11th

Procession down Ivanhoe Road

Holy Redeemer Church will celebrate the Feast of St. Anthony Saturday June 10th from 5:00 pm till 9:00 pm in the gymnasium and outside in the courtyard between the church. Then Sunday morning following Mass there will be a procession with the statue of St. Anthony through the streets of neighborhood finishing back at the church. The Feast will then continue afterwards till 8:00 pm.

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Collinwood HS Science Project Wins STEAM Award

Students Marcus Bell and Kristiana Johnson presenting the "Straight Outta the Milky Way" project to guests at the STEAM Showcase.


On Saturday, May 20, 2017 my students at New Tech at Collinwood High School lit up 2 major museums with their greatest hits from "Straight Outta the Milky Way" at CMSD's "Rock Your World with STEAM" Festival!  In January, my 9th grade physical science students wrote lyrics to songs about the universe.  These lyrics were aligned to the Ohio physical science indicators: the history of the universe, galaxy formation and stars.  Once their lyric drafts were written with scientific accuracy, students collaborated with DJ Phatty Banks and Reading RAMM to tweak and perfect their lyrics. They then recorded their songs on top of beats made by Khalil Barrett, a senior at CHS and released their music to the public at our launch party in February at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.  In the New Tech Network, we teach all of our content through project-base3d learning (PBL), but this is the only project that left me with bittersweet feelings in the end (normally, its relief and a little reflection for next year).  Since the launch party, students have revisited the experience in conversations, desires to perform again, and in helping them remember information.  Our scholars have not only remembered the lyrics to their own songs, but to each others' songs as well!  
 
The project was technically over in February according to my grade book, but it wasn't over in the hearts of many students or myself.  As fate would have it, we were asked by Maria Carlson, our principal to represent Collinwood at the STEAM Festival.  We participated as both performers and presenters of our project itself.  A select group was chosen to perform a mash-up of our greatest hits and they voluntarily attended practices after school to prepare.  Their hard work paid off, because in front of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, strangers milly rocked to hip hop songs dropping technical knowledge on the cosmos!  Before the performance, two other students presented our project in the STEAM Showcase at the Great Lakes Science Center.  We were thrilled when we were notified that we won the Best in STEAM School Showcase Award for High School!  
 
I am so proud of my students for all of their hard work and dedication to this project over the semester.  Shy students performed, lower achieving students took ownership of content, insecure students grew confidence and students generally took pride in a job well done.  Initially, I thought I may have overdone it this year because their exit ticket (daily quiz) data was worse than it was when I ran this project last year.  But when it came to their final exam, they performed BEST in the universe benchmark. We saw, we dropped bars, we retained and mastered!

 
You can listen to our music on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/math-in-motion/sets/straight-outta-the-milky-way 
 
Here is a video of their performance at the STEAM festival: https://youtu.be/sR-VTGAsCFI

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Lakeshore Rose Center Enjoys Visit with Preschoolers

Lakeshore Rose Center for Aging Well participants enjoyed spending time with children from Brilliant Beginnings Pre-School on Monday, May 8. The seniors led story-time and sing-a-long songs, followed by coloring with the preschoolers. The children will visit Lakeshore monthly to partake in activities and socialize with the seniors. We are looking forward to their next visit!

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Greater Cleveland Food Bank Nutrition Programs at Lakeshore Rose Center

Lakeshore Rose Center for Aging Well is excited to host Community Nutrition Education classes led by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. The informative and interactive nutrition education series will begin on Tuesday, June 13 at 12:30pm at Lakeshore Rose Center for Aging Well, 16600 Lakeshore Blvd., Cleveland. The classes will be held for six consecutive weeks, and cover the following important topics:

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Spades and Shovels

It's June and that means it's time to start planting! Whether you lack land or just want to garden around friends, community gardens can be found throughout North Shore Collinwood. So get out there with your green thumb!

Collinwood Friends Garden, 247 E. 156th St.

Daniel Ave. Garden, 15396 Daniel Ave.

Darley Ave. Garden, 14110 Darley Ave.

Exseedingly Well, 490 E. 142nd St.

Pheuma Chapel, 251 E. 156th St.

To get connected to these gardens, contact Northeast Shores at 216-481-7660

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Underground Classical

Project Trio

Weaving music with art at Praxis Fiber Workshop in the Waterloo Arts District, Underground Classical is excited to bring to you these extraordinary artist-musicians from around the country and Cleveland!  They're fueled with passion and exude a savviness only to be seen and heard live.

Tickets?  Nope.  Free, but donation is appreciated!

PARKING is free, check out these locations.

Hungry?  Here's what we suggest.

Have more questions about what we're doin?Click here for interesting answers

  • Project Trio-June 10, 2017 8:00
  • Harpeth Rising-July 7,2017 8:00
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Rock Solid Program

North Collinwood's highly successful Rock Solid program is back this season with even more performances from local bands and community roundtable discussions. 

A collaboration between Cleveland Rocks: Past Present and Future, Northeast Shores Development Corporation, and Cuyahoga Community College, the Rock Solid program launched in 2015 as a program to incubate Cleveland bands, create peer-to-peer learning opportunities, and connect musical artists with up and coming talent from Tri-C's Recording Arts & Technology program. Artists ranging from Maura Rogers and the Bellows to Marcus Alan Ward participated in the inaugural programming.

 This summer, Rock Solid will once again feature hyper local bands performing at neighborhood events around North Collinwood. Rock Solid bands will perform at the Waterloo Arts Fest on June 24, then again on July 22, August 26 and September 16. For participating artists and more information on venues, visit the Cleveland Rocks: Past, Present and Future website or Facebook page.

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Artist Live/Work Space Available!!!!

Have you found your art supplies are taking over the apartment? If so, you need a state of the art live/work space! Join a community of artists at this renovated residence. Invite friends over for dinner before walking down to the Waterloo Arts and Entertainment District without the worries of cleaning up after spending time creating your craft. This space gets even better! Artist tenants will receive the opportunity to rent, earn equity and display their work all in the same building, thanks to the local non-profit company Northeast Shores Development Corporation, in a partnership with Cincinnati-based, Cornerstone Corporation for Shared Equity.

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Made in Collinwood- Makers' Market

In Collinwood, the neighborhood's 140-year legacy of making is alive and thriving.  

Made in Collinwood unites, amplifies and centralizes the makers and artisan businesses of the greater Collinwood community in Cleveland, Ohio. The program is the newest offering of Northeast Shores Development Corporation, the 501(c)(3) non-profit working to make North Collinwood a better place for everyone to live, work and visit.

As a part of Made in Collinwood, Makers' Markets are a marketing and pop-up vending opportunity for artisan businesses - both from Collinwood and the greater Cleveland community. Our inaugural Markets last summer featured vendors of all sorts, from chic jewelry, nerdy t-shirts, and colorful watches, to organic soaps, custom gifts, and handmade ceramics. You'll find a little of everything at the Makers' Markets. Browse amongst long-time neighborhood businesses and Cleveland's next generation of creators.

Makers' Markets are on select Thursdays from 5:30-8:30p.m. throughout the summer. The upcoming dates include: June 8th, June 22nd July 6th, July 20th August 3rd, August 17th, and August 24th. In an effort to promote greater attendance to the Markets and provide an improved marketing opportunity for our participating Makers, our NEW location is at the East Shore Park Club - 17217 Dorchester Drive Cleveland, 44119. 

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Volume 9, Issue 6, Posted 6:04 PM, 06.13.2017

Water Conservation

Summer is in sight, and so are rain barrels. The City of Cleveland’s Rain Barrel Program is in full swing. This year, you need to attend a Rain Barrel Workshop that will be held at various locations throughout Cleveland. Can’t get to a workshop? No problem! Contact Julia DiBaggio at 216-481-7660 or jdibaggio@northeastshores.org for more info.

Tired of looking at that ugly barrel? Collinwood’s very own Painted Rain Barrel Project can give it a facelift! Artist, Linda Zolten Wood can custom paint your barrel. Check it out!

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Volume 9, Issue 6, Posted 6:04 PM, 06.13.2017