39 Cadets Graduate Cleveland Fire Academy

Mayor Frank G. Jackson swore in the 33rd Fire Academy class at a graduation ceremony on Friday, July 13, 2018. Before family, friends and colleagues, the firefighters each took an oath to serve the City of Cleveland. The new firefighters will serve neighborhoods throughout the City in an effort to improve services to residents.

As of August 1st, the Department of Public Works, Division of Waste Collection is issuing citations for violations of City of Cleveland waste collection and recycling regulations. The city has provided a tip sheet to let residents know what can be recycled and what cannot. 


Thanks to Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s enhanced budget, made possible by Issue 32, the City of Cleveland is embarking on more street improvement projects in 2017 than in years past. Projects span all neighborhoods and wards throughout the city.

The City of Cleveland is hiring! Many positions have been added thanks to Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s enhanced budget resulting from the passage of Issue 32.

Outdoor activities include: DCA City Advocates Pop-Up Playground, bocce ball, volleyball, giant checkers & jenga. Kids can also have fun leaving their mark at North Coast Harbor in a designated chalkART zone. The infamous DR. U R Awesome will mesmerize the kiddos with bubblepalooza. New to this year, Cops vs. kids Bubble Soccer games from 1pm-3pm.

A joint statement to the community was issued by Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Chief of Police Calvin D. Williams. “Fourth of July weekend is an opportunity to enjoy spending time with family and friends. Tragically, five people were killed within our city over the course of the last three days. This violence simply cannot be tolerated. Our investigators are working around the clock to bring the violent offenders to justice."

Mayor Frank G. Jackson has announced a series of efforts to help Cleveland residents, especially youth, enjoy a safer summer. The announcement follows the start of the City’s outdoor pool season and is also a celebration of the newly renovated Forest Hills Park in the Glenville neighborhood

Youth participating in Mayor Jackson’s Youth Summer Employment Program will be hosting weekly Rain Barrel Workshops in neighborhoods throughout Cleveland. All Northeast Ohio residents within the Cleveland Division of Water and Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District service area are welcome to attend the Rain Barrel Workshops and receive a free rain barrel!

Mayor Frank G. Jacksons Annual Youth Summit and CMSD Back to School Fair will take place on Saturday, August 4th. The summit includes workshops for families in attendance, free school supplies, food and entertainment.

The City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, United States Coast Guard, Cleveland Metroparks, Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the Cleveland- Cuyahoga County Port Authority announced today important safety tips for an enjoyable summer on the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie. Summertime brings fun and excitement to Cleveland's great waterways. Recreational boaters, paddle-boarders, and kayakers, some experienced and some novice, venture out onto the water to enjoy all this great city has to offer.

The City of Cleveland’s Department of Aging and Emergency Medical Service have teamed up to provide city seniors with a new tool called the File of Life. It is a magnetized file for easy storage on home refrigerators. The file contains a one-page form with information about medical history, medications, emergency contacts, pet care in the event of transport and more.

The City of Cleveland is a proud member of the Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities. An essential component of Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s vision for an age-friendly city is inclusivity and the ability for all ages to participate in community activities. Event planners, organizations and facilities can reduce barriers at community events and make Cleveland age-friendly by considering all audience needs when planning. Being mindful of the following concerns can help make all residents feel welcome.

The Cleveland Department of Aging and the Division of Recreation are sponsoring six walks at scenic parks and recreation centers around Cleveland this summer. Each walk will offer safety tips by Cleveland Police, an opportunity to walk with an EMS Medic, health tips by community partners and a raffle.

New video! The Department of Aging assists seniors with the application process for the HEAP Summer Crisis Program which is a federally funded program administered by the Ohio Development Services Agency’s Office of Community Assistance. Income-eligible households with a household member who is 60 years of age or older or has a certified medical condition are eligible to receive assistance. 

The Senior Safety and Resource Guide was prepared by the Division of Police Bureau of Community Policingand the Cleveland Department of Aging. It can be viewed online or mailed to interested residents who call 216.664.2833.

The Mayor's Office of Communications prepares and distributes information to Veterans and their supporters monthly, via the Cleveland City Hall blog. The page includes timely information on special events, memorials, healthcare, and other news of value to local veterans. 

The Department of Public Works, Division of Waste Collection will again issue citations for violations of City of Cleveland waste collection and recycling regulations. Citations could run up to $350, depending on the infraction. The City will post videos to its social media accounts for public education.

Registration is now open for this popular free event for Seniors to be held downtown. Seniors can register online or via email. The first 1,000 registered will recieve free t-shirts!

The City of Cleveland’s Community Relations Board invites all Clevelanders to “Hands Across CLE” events. Some events will include live entertainment and refreshments. By joining together – from the East Side to the West Side – the City can become stronger and safer by making connections among diverse neighborhoods, building community among residents and promoting friendships across Cleveland.

This new program helps seniors aged 60 years and older and adults with disabilities address one home maintenance or home repair need. The program will also assist with referrals to other home repair programs. There are income restrictions and guidelines for the program.

07/13/2018 - The City of Cleveland Department of Public Health, Office of Vital Statistics Unable to Issue Birth and Death Certificates Tuesday, July 24, 2018
07/13/2018 - City of Cleveland Offers Tips for Safe Travel to Taylor Swift Concert
07/13/2018 - City of Cleveland and Rouen, France Celebrate 10 Years as Sister Cities
07/12/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Issues Statement Regarding Front International
07/11/2018 - City Announces Neighborhood Street Improvements
07/11/2018 - City Announces Neighborhood Street Improvements
07/09/2018 - West 19th Place Street Improvements
07/09/2018 - A Message from Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Chief Calvin D. Williams and Director Michael McGrath on the Passing of Patrol Officer Vu Nguyen
07/06/2018 - Cleveland Kennel Offers Reduced Adoption Fees Now Through July 8
07/06/2018 - Statement from the City of Cleveland Regarding the West Side Market
07/05/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Chief Calvin D. Williams Call for Community Participation in Combating Violent Crimes
07/02/2018 - Mayor Jackson’s Statement on the Economic Vitality of Cleveland’s Downtown Neighborhood
07/02/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Statement Regarding Joint Terrorism Task Force Efforts to Prevent July 4th Attack
06/29/2018 - Highland Park Golf Course to Partially Reopen June 30
06/29/2018 - Waste Collection Delayed by One Day Due to Fourth of July Holiday
06/29/2018 - 142nd Cleveland Police Academy Class Begins July 2
06/29/2018 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
06/29/2018 - 142nd Cleveland Police Academy Class Begins July 2
06/29/2018 - City Encourages Residents to Visit City Pools & Spray Basins as Temps Rise Above 90 Degrees
06/27/2018 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
07/02/2018 - Bulk Pickup Week
07/02/2018 - Slow Roll (Bicycle Ride)
07/04/2018 - Kamm’s Corners 4th of July Parade
07/07/2018 - Larchmere Festival
07/10/2018 - PechaKucha
07/10/2018 - Understanding Disability Benefits & Stable Accounts
07/12/2018 - Drink and Click
07/13/2018 - How to Sell Your Product/Service to the Federal Government
07/14/2018 - Painting In The Park Family Fun Day 2018
07/14/2018 - Jupiter & Okwess
07/14/2018 - Bastille Day
07/15/2018 - Ward 12 Community Picnic
07/15/2018 - Zhen Shan Ren International Art Exhibition
07/15/2018 - SOLO Stroll
07/16/2018 - Slow Roll (Bicycle Ride)
07/17/2018 - An evening of insight: Entrepreneurs share their search for funding in NEO...
07/17/2018 - Senior Walk Series
07/18/2018 - Walking Tour of University Circle
07/18/2018 - Sidi Touré
07/19/2018 - SBA Loan Information Seminar
07/19/2018 - Senior Walk Series
07/19/2018 - Public Meeting
07/20/2018 - Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival
07/20/2018 - Cleveland GiveCamp 2018
07/20/2018 - Bang & Bend Friday