Funeral plans for a local Marine killed in a training operation

Sgt. Kyle Weninger, 28, died on June 16 doing a parachute jump at the Army’s Ford Benning facility in Georgia.

  Cleveland’s Black Lives Matter mural on East 93rd Street vandalized (photo gallery)

Cleveland Heights teenager missing since June 24

You need a ticket for the North Ridgeville Fourth of July fireworks display

Ramp closures on I-271 and I-480 scheduled this week

Station Hope 2020 at St. John’s Episcopal Church goes virtual

CountryFest cancelled for 2020, organizers promise to return in 2021

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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Asian Lantern Festival returns July 8

2nd Dunkin’ Donuts coming to North Olmsted

North Ridgeville drive-in 5th highest grossing theater in country last weekend

  Shaker Heights police called about kids playing football in street; officers join game (video)

Ohio Board of Health gives county fairs the green light, with exceptions

Medina County Fair will be held this summer, after board reverses postponement decision

Cleveland looking for suggestions to fix up W. 65th Street in the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood

Due to COVID-19, officials are only accepting comments on-line at

  Cleveland’s first drive-in EDM festival slated for Fourth of July weekend

The show will go on for the Kukui Electronic Dance Music Festival, social distance style.

Iconic Old Fashion Hot Dog sign comes down after Cleveland business closes during COVID-19 pandemic

The Old Fashion Hot Dog street sign is being removed on Monday, signaling the end of an era for an iconic Cleveland eatery.

Guarded swim hours at Cleveland Metroparks’ Edgewater and Huntington beaches resume

Guarded swim hours at the Cleveland Metroparks Edgewater and Huntington beaches are now in session starting Saturday.

Virtual job fair Friday for census jobs

Cleveland Metroparks’ new restaurant ‘e55 on the lake’ open for business

124th Annual Cuyahoga County Fair cancelled due to COVID-19

3 kids saved from Cleveland house fire

Twinsburg holds silent Memorial Day vehicle procession

Memorial Day events throughout Northeast Ohio (live blog)

Cleveland Metroparks ‘Cruise the Zoo’ tickets extended for 2 weeks after high demand

The limited-access event runs through June 14.

  Virtual camps hope to step into what looks like a summertime devoid of traditional camps

Classroom Antics, a Cleveland based company, that normally offers in person, STEM based summer camps, in multiple Ohio locations and in Detroit, found, due to Covid-19, that they would not be able to offer their various camps ranging from Lego Robotics to Minecraft Coding.

Cleveland’s outdoor pools, 4 rec centers and Camp Forbes closed this summer; remaining facilities will reopen in July with social distancing measures in place

The city of Cleveland operates 22 recreation centers and one residential camp, and due to potential Covid-19 risks, five of these facilities will remain closed throughout the summer.

North Canton company hiring 140 employees, offering paid training

TRANZACT is offering paid training and education to obtain an insurance license.

  Cleveland Metroparks ‘Cruise the Zoo’ tickets on sale again after high demand caused website issues

Tickets for the Cleveland Metroparks’ “Cruise the Zoo” event are available again after the sale website was temporarily taken offline due to high demand and technical issues.

  African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton reopens amid coronavirus crisis

Nearly six months after a fire that killed 10 animals, the African Safari Wildlife Park reopened for good 10 a.m. on May 14 for drive-thru visits.

Summer 2020 event and festival cancellations

Most events are being canceled in light of COVID-19

LISTEN (911 CALL): Geauga County firefighters deliver baby on the side of the road

Firefighters said the mom was being driven to the hospital, but realized they were not going to make it in time.

Mentor’s Great Lakes Mall to reopen May 12 with new health safety guidelines

The Great Lakes Mall will soon be opening, but visitors will be asked to adhere to several new guidelines.

UPDATE: African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton will not reopen due to Gov. Mike DeWine’s Stay Safe Ohio order

A new reopening date has not yet been announced.

University of Akron students set up homework hotline for students

All tutors are education majors studying to be licensed teachers.

FirstEnergy donates 2 electric motorcycles to the Cleveland Metroparks Police

The first bike hit the roads in early April and the second will be deployed next year.

Solon firefighters rescue 8 ducklings

The baby ducks fell into a sewer.

Cuyahoga County establishes program to match donors with families in need during COVID-19 pandemic

Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish announced a program has been formed to help local families in need during the coronavirus crisis.

Bay Village family gives $500,000 to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank

The donation will help buy more food to supply emergency boxes, bags of food for children and food for their partner agencies.

Dyngus Day Cleveland going virtual, but organizers promise upcoming celebration

For its 10th year, Dyngus Day will be held via Facebook Live on Monday, April 13 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Sherwin-Williams donates 250,000 masks, other protective equipment to health care workers fighting coronavirus

Sherwin-Williams announced intentions to donate more than 250,000 pieces of personal protective equipment to health care workers and emergency responders during the coronavirus pandemic.

Virtual Dyngus Day Cleveland planned for next week

The annual Dyngus Day Cleveland will still be held, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, it will be virtually held, and free next week.

Vermilion police officer starts training with his new K-9 partner

They will be a duel purpose K-9 team for narcotics and patrol.

  West Side Catholic Center among many Cleveland-area organizations to benefit from 19 News COVID-19 relief telethon

The West Side Catholic Center’s mission is to feed, clothe and shelter those who need it most in the Cleveland area, and their efforts aren’t slowing down despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

  'One-Man-Parade’ spreading hope in Lakewood during coronavirus pandemic

He calls himself the “One-Person-Parade,” taking care to #socialdistance from others but still spreading hope and cheer with his homemade signs.

Florist adorns Cleveland with another ‘living billboard,’ set up at Edgewater Beach (photos)

A Northeast Ohio florist is continuing his efforts to lift the spirits of Clevelanders during the ongoing coronavirus situation.

  Oakwood Village pastor preaches to hundreds of people during drive-thru church service

Dr. Larry L. Macon, Senior Pastor of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Oakwood Village, preached to his flock outside.

  Greater Cleveland Food Bank activates disaster plan to feed hungry families during coronavirus pandemic

Wednesday, volunteers and staffers spread out in the Greater Cleveland Food Bank warehouse, following the social distancing guidelines to slow down the spread of coronavirus.

Despite coronavirus cancellations, Rocky River resident shares Irish cheer with one-man St. Patrick’s Day parade

A Rocky River man held his own St. Patrick’s Day parade while still practicing “social distancing.”

  Family sings Happy Birthday outside window of Green woman’s assisted living room to honor social distancing (video)

It was a resident’s birthday at GreenView Assisted Living Community Saturday, and with Gov. Mike DeWine’s order of limiting visitors to nursing homes and assisted living facilities, this family made sure this one resident had a wonderful birthday.

Gov. Mike DeWine could close schools for rest of the year; restaurants and bars are shut down with delivery and carry-out as options available (live blog)

Ohio schools, institutions, sporting events, parades and government facilities, fitness centers, public recreation centers and movie theaters have all been deeply impacted by the spread of the coronavirus.

  St. Malachi Parish race fundraiser doesn’t run from coronavirus

Volunteers gathered in the church parking lot at St. Malachi Parish in Ohio City where they sang the U.S. and Irish National Anthems, and got t-shirts, mugs, and medals ready. All that was missing: 32 hundred runners.

I-X Indoor Amusement Park canceled due to mass gatherings ban over coronavirus concerns

The I-X Indoor Amusement Park was canceled after Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Health signed an executive order to cancel all mass gatherings of more than 100 people due to COVID-19.

Sesame Street Live among multiple events canceled or postponed at Wolstein Center due to coronavirus concerns

Cleveland State University has canceled or postponed multiple events scheduled for the Wolstein Center per “Governor DeWine’s Mass Gathering Order” as they monitor the impact of the coronavirus.

  Walsh University president talks about the closure of Ohio universities and if it was necessary

Out of an abundance of caution, more organizations and businesses in Northeast Ohio are postponing and canceling events.

Brunswick police looking for owner of lost bird

The bird was found in the Autumn Reserve development.

Euclid police officers rescue several wheelchair-bound residents from apartment fire

Euclid firefighters rescued a four-year-old child.

Skechers shoes to feature outsoles made with rubber from Goodyear Tire Company

Skechers and Goodyear are collaborating to design a grippier and more durable shoes using technology from the tire and rubber company.

  Ohio City Galley closing but one business could relocate, owner says

A Cleveland West side food destination is set to cease operations permanently.

Billie Eilish donates signed t-shirts to help raise money for Willoughby-Eastlake levy drive

The Willoughby-Eastlake School district has a 10-year, $494 million operating levy on the March 17 ballot. The levy failed in November, and the district made more than $2 million in cuts.

Mitchell’s is serving ice cream-stuffed paczki at the Ohio City shop to celebrate Fat Tuesday

Mitchell’s Ice Cream is serving up special paczki for one day only to celebrate Fat Tuesday.

  A fatal car and train crash gets reactions from the community in Barberton

A fatal car and CSX train crash this afternoon got plenty of reactions from the community.

  U.S. Census hosts reminder to include all children on census count

The U.S. Census Bureau and partners from across the region came to the Great Lakes Science Center to remind everyone to include all children in their census count on April 1.

More than 100 Oberlin College employees could lose their jobs

This could save the college more than $2 million, officials say.

Cleveland APL needs money for their $13.5 million renovation and expansion

They have already raised 75% of their goal.

Twinsburg firefighters, police rescue woman who got sick while with her dogs in the woods (drone video)

The victim was on the bike and hike trail between Dodge Intermediate School and East Idlewood Park.

LeBron James announces new children’s book ‘I Promise’

LeBron James is an NBA champion, an Olympic gold medalist, a philanthropist, and a four-time league MVP. Now, the Akron native is adding “author” to his resume.

  Geneva-on-the-Lake declares erosion emergency as the community battles for its beach

With Lake Erie at its highest level since 1986, the shoreline at Geneva Township Park has eroded at an alarming rate; 35 feet in less than a week with no sign of letting up.

More than 1,000 prom dresses are being given out for free to Northeast Ohio high school students

An organization based in Northeast Ohio is helping to make sure high school-aged girls across the area have the prom they always dreamed of.

Twinsburg firefighters, police rescue woman who got sick while with her dogs in the woods

The victim was on the bike and hike trail between Dodge Intermediate School and East Idlewood Park.

Summit County prosecutor warning people about a new twist on the jury duty scam

The best advice is that if you do not recognize the number, don't answer the call.

  Mayor pulls Parma out of the shade after showing social media celeb what the city has to offer

The mayor of Parma is defending his city after it became the subject of criticism from a popular social media personality.

Cleveland plans free Valentine’s Day fireworks show on Public Square

Fireworks display will begin at 9 p.m.

  Man who struggled with addiction gives back in a big way

Gary Storch gives $50,000 to St. Vincent’s Charity Medical Center

Medina County animal shelter asks for donations after taking in 15 dogs from overwhelmed breeder

The Medina County SPCA is asking for help from the community with 15 Havanese dogs that were taken in from an area breeder.

Cuyahoga County Public Library named country’s top-rated system for 10th year in a row

The Cuyahoga County Public Library has been named one of the top systems in the United States for the 10th consecutive year.

  Airport ride share drivers share their concerns about coronavirus

Some Uber drivers are worried about coming in contact with someone carrying coronavirus. When passengers leave the airport the first thing they do is hop in a cab, Lyft, or Uber.

City of Cleveland celebrates grand opening of Neighborhood Transformation Initiative GlenVillage

City of Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson, local entrepreneurs, community partners, council members, and residents are celebrating the grand opening of GlenVillage.

Painesville Township launches program to trap stray cats and vaccinate, sterilize them before release

Painesville Township is hoping a new program will help address concerns from the community about the area’s stray and feral cat populations.

  Current and former students demand change in light of alleged bullying in Wooster schools

Current and former students took part in a rally against bullying, spearheaded by a recent graduate who says her cousin is being bullied at a Wooster middle school.

Ohio Girl Scout does her best Lizzo impression to help sell cookies (video)

A Girl Scout from Ohio is taking a unique approach to bolster her cookie sales.

Prayers From Maria remembers McNamara on what would have been her 20th birthday

The foundation created in her name, Prayers From Maria, is known for its beautiful field of sunflowers in Avon that attracts thousands of people to pray, take pictures, and most of all, help support an important cause.