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Cuyahoga County gives early approval to millions of dollars in COVID-19 stimulus spending

May 16, 2022 — Members of Cuyahoga County Council gave early approval, through several committees Monday, to spend part of the $240 million in COVID-19 stimulus money allocated to the county through the American Rescue Plan Act. The county’s community development committee, which is chaired by Cheryl Stephens, unanimously voted to approve spending $2.5 million to …

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Cybersecurity programs see growth at local community colleges

May 14, 2022 — Community colleges nationwide saw big enrollment declines during the pandemic. Northeast Ohio’s two-year public colleges — that’s Cuyahoga Community College, Lorain County Community College, Stark State College and Lakeland Community College — weren’t exempt from those dips, either. Each saw drops in full-time enrollment in the fall 2020 and 2021 semesters. Read more on Crain’s Cleveland. Photo: Crain’s …

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Cleveland Metroparks hones skills at stretching dollars to get the most out of capital improvements

May 7, 2022 — For more than 100 years, Cleveland Metroparks has honed its skills at stretching a dollar. The park system, an operation with a budget expected to approach $150 million for 2022, operates much like a city. It has its own police force, provides services for amenities, and manages annual capital expenses. Read more …

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Cleveland Metroparks hones skills at stretching dollars to get the most out of capital improvements

May 7, 2022 — For more than 100 years, Cleveland Metroparks has honed its skills at stretching a dollar. The park system, an operation with a budget expected to approach $150 million for 2022, operates much like a city. It has its own police force, provides services for amenities, and manages annual capital expenses. Covering …

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Baiju Shah discusses return-to-office models, more on WTAM

May 5, 2022 — Baiju Shah, president and CEO of the Greater Cleveland Partnership, joined Wills and Snyder in the Morning to discuss the ways in which businesses are exploring return-to-work models and the economic impact of Cleveland’s arts and culture institutions, specifically the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Orchestra, Playhouse Square and the Rock …

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NASA Glenn hosts forum on Ohio’s role in space travel and defense

April 26, 2022 — NASA Glenn Research Center is set to host the third annual Ohio Space Forum, an event highlighting the state’s role in space exploration, security and developing a future space workforce. The two-day event on May 17-18 includes a tour of the NASA Glenn facility and brings together military, industry and academic leaders …

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Partners make push to expand the region’s NASA programs

April 26, 2022 — For the first time in a long time, a group of state and local leaders made the argument that Northeast Ohio deserved a larger share of the $22.6 billion budget requested for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for fiscal 2022, and the group is doing the same for the $26 …

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Shana Marbury Honored with inaugural George Voinovich Award

April 23, 2022 — George Voinovich Award honors an individual or company that works to bring people together to solve problems and formulate viable solutions to help young people via education, workforce development or both. This year’s inaugural winners demonstrate the humility and inclination to sacrifice for the better good demonstrated by the late Senator …

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Cuyahoga County rolls out $20 million plan to connect thousands of residents to broadband: Stimulus Watch

April 22, 2022 — Up to 25,000 households in Cuyahoga County suburbs may be getting high speed internet, under a plan announced Friday by County Executive Armond Budish. Budish on Tuesday will introduce legislation to Cuyahoga County Council to use $20 million from the American Rescue Plan Act to connect some of the county’s least-connected …

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