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Creating a Bright Future for Local Students

Instead of going on vacation or hanging out by the pool, imagine spending the summer in one of the country’s best hospitals watching open heart surgery performed by skilled surgeons, or being surrounded by beautiful gardens conducting botanical research or working one-on-one with the people who make priceless works of art come alive for visitors. This may not be your typical summer, but for 65 bright.
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Memorial Day at Woodland Cemetery

  Memorial Day at Woodland Cemetery with the Cleveland Central Rangers    Scouts from Troop and Pack 183 from Shiloh Baptist Church and Scouts from Troop and Pack 337 from St. John A. M. E. Church performed the Flag Ceremony at Woodland Cemetery this Memorial Day while the other half of the Scouts marched in the parade in Newburgh Heights.     .
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Buckeye Resident Committed to Neighborhood Success

I see a bright future for our community and I want others to join me and see it, too. I started the non-profit organization Network for Neighborhood Success to help make this future a reality. The goal of Network for Neighborhood Success is exactly what you see in the name: network and success. We work with youth twice a month at the Harvey Rice Library to.
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CWRU’s National Youth Sports Program

Are you looking for a fun camp for your child this summer? Register your child for Case Western Reserve University’s National Youth Sports Program (NYSP) -- a five-week program for youth ages 10 to 16. Once enrolled, youth have an opportunity to participate in a variety of sports, including badminton, volleyball, football, tennis, soccer, softball, golf, aerobics/dance, kickball, track and field, basketball, and swimming. Campers.
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Diamond in the Rough: Zelma George Rec Center

 Zelma George Recreation Center is a diamond in the rough. Despite the fact that the Buckeye community is plagued with drugs and violence, Zelma George and its staff serve the community and give area youth a safe environment to learn and play. Zelma George hosts several house leagues including a basketball league. At the end of the season, Zelma George staff members host a banquet dinner.
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Poetry Corner: Kimberly F. Brown

  Better to be Taken? Is this a fair question? Is it better to be taken? Removed from your environment? Taken from the place you call home? Distant from family and friends? Is it better to be taken? Better to keep you safe? Lost in a system without any plans or directions Placing you with strangers giving you corrections Removed from your environment To an unfamiliar place Making breaking promises on how to keep you safe Safe like a.
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Be One of Us: Boy Scouts of America

  Be One Of US Boy Scouts of America     Troop & Pack 183 & 337 invites you to join us every Saturday afternoon: St. John A.M.E. Church 2261 E. 40th St. and Central Avenue 1 - 3:30 p.m.  For more information, contact Al Griffin at 216-695-0638 or Janet Barron at 216-355-9830.   .
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Senior Day: May 16, 2012

Cleveland's annual Senior Day is Wednesday, May 16 at the Cleveland Convention Center, 500 Lakeside Ave.  The event includes an information fair, recognition of outstanding seniors, lunch and entertainment. For more information, check out the city's website or call  216-664-2833.    .
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Community Grows At New Community Garden

De'Angelo Knuckles' plot at the new community garden here is just a pile of dirt right now, but Knuckles sees something growing already -- and it's better than any fruit or vegetable. It's the sense of community and safety that have sprouted in the area since the Buckeye Learning Farm first took root. This year for the first time, the Learning Farm - - which has.
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Are We Setting Up Our Kids to Fail?

I have two children in Cleveland schools and I worry that we're setting our kids up to fail. The new juvenile detention center in the Fairfax community bothers me. The school district's budget cuts bother me.  It’s a frustrating problem. Nonetheless, complaining neither adds nor subtracts any of the facts on this matter. I want to contribute to a solution. I decided to start going to school board.
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Social Justice Institute Ignites Youth Movement

About 80 students, community activists, and leaders joined together to POWER UP! Saturday April, 21. They participated in the inaugural Social Justice Student Leadership Conference sponsored by CWRU's Social Justice Institute. The university’s offices of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity; Multicultural Affairs; Planning and Institutional Research; as well as the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Ohio and the Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio co-sponsored the.
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Free Summer Camps

  East Cleveland Neighborhood Center presents free summer camps. There are several camp programs.    The Freedom Schools Program offers literacy enrichment that will enhance the scholar’s love of reading.  ECNC Freedom School scholars will also take weekly field trips to local museums and other local attractions that highlight the programs purpose. Scholars will complete daily art projects, experience drama instruction and organize, plan and implement a social action project. Weekly Family.
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Cleveland Rugby Club Cares for Its Community

  The Cleveland Eastern Suburbs Rugby Football Club takes care of business off the field as well as on the field. Recently, the ESRFC collected toys and visited children at the Cleveland Clinic's Children's Hospital.   During the winter months, most rugby teams are on hiatus, waiting for the ground to thaw before playing rugby again. But the ESRFC is as busy during the colder months as it.
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Teen Basketball Coach Shares His Voice

Kyrie Irving is a spectacular Cleveland Cavaliers point guard who was born in Australia and raised in New Jersey, where he played high school basketball for St. Patrick High. In college, Irving played for the Duke Blue Devils and opted to leave college early to enter the 2011 NBA draft. He was chosen as the No. 1 draft pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers. In his.
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Are You a High School Student? Attend College for Free Now!

I’ve been counting down the days until I graduate from high school since my first day as a freshman. I always felt that school did not give me enough of a challenge. I often was frustrated with the amount of busy work. It seemed as though institutionalized education was nothing but an excuse to force students into pointless work in order to keep them occupied. One.
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