Senyak hands off signed petitions at Meeting on CPL South Branch’s future

Henry Senyak hands off signed petitions

Henry Senyak hands off signed petitions to Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative’s David Jurca at a public input meeing on the future of the CPL South Branch

A special report by The Tremonster

Henry Senyak handed David Jurca, Associate Director at the CUDC, signed petitions to “repair and reopen historic Carnegie South Branch Library in Cleveland, Ohio” gathered at the online petition site, (

Senyak was one of many Tremont and greater Tremont residents filling up the seats of the CPL South Branch Community Vision Plan Meeting that was held on Wednesday, from 6-8 pm at the HUMADAOP Youth Center. Continue reading

Scranton Students Surprised by Cavs’ Kevin Love, DICK’S Sporting Goods


Christmas came early for hundreds of students at Scranton Elementary School as Cavaliers star Kevin Love and the DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation surprised the school with two new basketball hoops to replace crumbling equipment.

DICK’S is donating 100 basketball hoops to deserving communities across the country through a program called “Holiday Hoops.” Scranton, which received its hoops Tuesday, was the first in line. Continue reading

Snow days: How you’ll know what’s up when it’s coming down



Is there anything more frustrating and potentially more controversial than the school snow day?

For the kids, snow days are often unexpected play days. But for families juggling jobs, school for the kids, travel to and from both places and the tough decisions about day care or babysitting, these unscheduled off days may cause havoc in the house, on the job and even financially.
And for school officials who have to make the call to close or keep open their schools each time it snows heavily, the scenarios are endless, rarely clear-cut and often open to criticism – no matter which way they decide. Continue reading

President Barack Obama’s action on immigration

president_official_portrait_hiresby Margret Wong

President Barack Obama has announced his immigration action.
Last night, President Barack Obama announced the steps he will take to make our nation’s immigration system more reasonable, transparent, and fair. Through these executive actions, the President will expand DACA, implement a deferred action program for the parents with U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident children, extend provisional waivers to the children and spouses of U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents, and streamline the immigration process for high skilled workers. Continue reading

Author Patricia Polacco wows kids, teachers at R.G. Jones


Author and artist Patricia Polacco picked up a gymnasium jammed with kids at CMSD’s Robinson G. Jones School and transported them into her world.

By all accounts, the kids — as well as the teachers and anyone else within earshot of the dynamic 70-year-old speaker — were glad she did.

“I really liked the stories, especially about her family and the meteor,” Adriana, a fourth-grader, said after the presentation Monday afternoon.  “She also told us that each of us were special.”

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