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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

Brunswick police looking for owner of lost bird

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

St. Augustine community’s beloved Sister Corita Ambro hospitalized for apparent ‘mild heart attack’

Cleveland legend and beloved figure in the St. Augustine Catholic Church community Sister Corita Ambro is in the hospital after suffering a “mild heart attack” on Thursday, according Father McNulty.

  Christmas spirit shines at St. Augustine’s in Cleveland as volunteers feed the needy

It’s a blessing to leave the city’s cold streets, sit down and enjoy a meal lovingly served by a host of volunteers.

Northeast Ohio business adopts 5 families for Christmas

JDBNOW employees took money out of their own paychecks.

Police donate enough money for Oberlin man to buy first car

Oberlin police just made a man’s Christmas a little more merrier.

GM investing $18 million in its Parma Metal Center

GM Parma Metal Center began operations in 1948 and processes more than 500 tons of steel per day.

Stark County church built in 1870 destroyed by fire

Fire happened Tuesday at Wildwood Chapel.

  A Taste of Black Cleveland: Restaurant Week 2019 showcasing Cleveland’s diverse eateries

A total of 19 restaurants are competing in the restaurant week. Customers will vote for their favorites.

Cleveland Clinic provided over $1 billion to benefit communities in 2018

The Cleveland Clinic provided more money to community improvement efforts in 2018 than the hospital system ever has since its founding in 1921.

Ohio’s tallest toboggan chutes open the day after Thanksgiving in Strongsville

The Cleveland Metroparks toboggan chutes will open soon; no snow necessary!

Norma Herr Women’s Center reshaping futures for women in need

Cuyahoga County’s only publicly funded shelter designed to help single women find housing is operating well under the leadership of the YWCA of Greater Cleveland. Hundreds of women have been given a new lease on life through the programs offered at the Norma Herr Women’s Center.

  Keeping tradition: St. Augustine Hunger Center to feed thousands this Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving holiday, St. Augustine Hunger Center will feed more than 20,000 in the Greater Cleveland area.

Remains of a Lorain World War II soldier identified in Germany 75 years later

Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Steve Nagy will now be buried in his hometown.

  Myles Garrett, Baker Mayfield among Cleveland Browns players to dish out meals to those in need

The players and staff members partnered with the Food Bank to prepare meals for local shelters, food pantries and food sites throughout Northeast Ohio.

  Rage yoga, Ohio rage rooms give people place to work out their anger

We’ve all been there. You’re so angry you want to scream, throw something, or even worse, break something.

Ohio hospital continues tradition by dressings newborns in Buckeyes gear before Michigan rivalry game

Sticking with tradition, newborn babies at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are being adorned with Buckeyes-themed gear ahead of the rivalry game against the University of Michigan.

  Cleveland filmmaker puts an interactive twist on the classic murder mystery film

The director will show the film up to a point then let the audience figure out who the killer is.

Free dental clinic to be held Friday, Saturday at Cleveland’s Huntington Convention Center

A nonprofit organization in Cleveland is offering free dental services to those in need, no questions asked.

Neighborhood Connections, Salvation Army continue to serve needs in Greater Cleveland

You can watch this entire CW 43 Focus show with host Harry Boomer and his guests on demand on our Roku and Amazon Fire TV apps, online at and on TV every Sunday morning at 6:30 a.m. on CW 43.

Family of 12-year-old boy shot by Cleveland police establishes ‘Tamir Rice Legacy Fund’

The family of the 12-year-old boy who was shot by Cleveland police in 2014 announced the founding of the Tamir Rice Legacy Fund.

JoJo Siwa is coming to Cleveland for upcoming D.R.E.A.M. tour

Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour is coming to Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse at 7 p.m. on April 27, 2020 with special guest, The Belles.

Giant Eagle hiring more than 250 employees in the Cleveland area

The positions are permanent full and part-time positions.

  Northeast Ohio organization pushing for criminal justice reform

Across the country, as well as in Cleveland, popular support for criminal justice reform is at an all-time high.

Solon businesses hiring over 600 people

Job fair will be held on Fri, Nov. 15.

Cleveland Orchestra to perform ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’ score during concert at Blossom

The Cleveland Orchestra will perform the live score to “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” as it is played at Blossom Music Center.

Norton High School cheerleader in coma; moves her hand and arm (video)

Emma Pfouts, 16, suffered an asthma and allergy attack.

People line downtown Cleveland streets for Veterans Day parade honoring those who served

A ceremony and parade was held in downtown Cleveland honoring all those who served in the armed forces.

  Shaker Square residents, business owners battle for the boulevard

"Save the Boulevard!" was the cry from the megaphone outside Edwin's Saturday afternoon, opponents of a plan rallying to try to stop a proposal to close the stretch of Shaker Boulevard through Shaker Square.

Jaguar at Akron Zoo euthanized as health worsens following breast cancer diagnosis

Akron Zoo officials announced that their female jaguar Naom has been humanely euthanized.

New owners hope to re-open Cleveland bakery, continue its mission to help people get jobs

Bloom Bakery has provided jobs, training and internships.

Trashy situation for Garfield Heights residents: fines and arrest warrants for cans left out too long

Residents are facing serious fines for leaving cans out over 12 hours.

Former Cleveland Bishop Richard Lennon remembered through calm, controversy

Bishop Richard Lennon laying in state at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist.

Northeast Ohio communities release fall leaf collection schedules

As autumn leaves continue to pile up, Northeast Ohio cities are beginning their scheduled curbside pickup.

  Mother who blames son’s death on addiction to drugs inspires others at 4th annual Recovery Walk and Rally

It’s never too late to seek help, and in the words of Michael’s mother, “If the needle doesn’t get you, the bullet will.”

  Hundreds pay tribute to 22-year-old Conneaut soldier killed in training accident

Sgt. Thomas Cole Walker and two other soldiers were killed at Fort Stewart in Georgia on Oct. 20 when their armored vehicle fell from a bridge and rolled over.

11-year-old Brunswick trick-or-treater nearly swept off her feet by Northeast Ohio’s Halloween winds (video)

Wind gusts reached 60 miles per hour in parts of Northeast Ohio on Halloween, which didn’t fare well for area trick-or-treaters.

Wadsworth police to help veteran by participating in third-annual ‘No Shave November’ campaign

Wadsworth Police Department to help veteran by participating in "No Shave November."

  Conneaut soldier killed in training accident will be laid to rest this weekend

Sgt. Thomas Cole Walker was killed on Oct. 20.

Funeral plans for Columbia Township firefighter electrocuted at crash scene

Firefighter Brett Wilson came into contact with downed power lines.

Here are the trick or treat times for Halloween 2019 in Northeast Ohio

Halloween falls on a Thursday in 2019, which means trick-or-treating in some Northeast Ohio communities will take place before Oct. 31.

  Friendly Inn Settlement celebrates 145 years of serving Greater Cleveland children and adults

Each week on CW 43 Focus, we take a look at important issues affecting Greater Cleveland.

K-9 officer receives special vest thanks to 10-year-old Strongsville boy’s fundraising efforts

A K-9 officer from the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, who is named Kubo, will received a custom designed protective vest.

Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco named Roberto Clemente Award winner for work in community

Major League Baseball announced Friday that Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco has been named the Roberto Clemente Award winner.

J.M. Smucker Co. donates enough food to help 1,000 children for 10 months through Feeding Medina County

One local food pantry recently received a generously sweet donation that will make taste buds happy and tummies full for months to come.

Trooper hit by alleged drunken driver visits post for the first time since accident (video)

Trooper Jason Phillips was struck on I-71 near Mount Gilead.

  Ohio City’s Market After Dark will help the hungry in Cuyahoga County

About 40 percent of our food goes right in the trash, meanwhile, one in five people in the county go hungry

2-year-old Akron Children’s Hospital patient incorporates medical equipment into Halloween costume

A 2-year-old Northeast Ohio boy battling a long list of medical conditions isn’t going to let that stop him from celebrating Halloween.