This week, Chief Darnell Brown, Chief Calvin Williams, and Commander Harold Pretel held a press conference regarding the current state on reopening Public Square.
The city of Cleveland has seen unprecedented success in 2016. Journey with Mayor Frank Jackson and TV20 for a recap of the year and a peak at what can be expected in the years to come.
Mayor Jackson swore in the cities first Hispanic Chief of Fire, Angelo Calvillo, and first female Commissioner of Emergency Medical Services, Nicole Carlton.
He also signed into legislation law ordinance 1446-13 allowing transgender residents to use the restroom that correlates with their gender identity.
The Mayor discussed the many successes in Cleveland sports in 2016, as well as, the Republican National Convention.
He also answered important questions about how Cleveland can become a sustainable city and economy by the year 2019.
Watch the video below for full coverage of these highlights and more.
Amie Sayles, TV20 on October 21, 2016 at 12:21 PM
It’s October which for Northeast Ohio signals the commencement of the month long celebration of Italian-American culture, history, heritage, and contribution. Cleveland’s rich diversity lays a firm foundation for such an event, which is why it has been a ten year keeping.
“The City of Cleveland’s diversity is one of our greatest assets.” -Mayor Frank G. Jackson
This year’s ceremony was held in the Rotunda of Cleveland City Hall. The event was attended by Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Councilman Matt Zone (Ward 15) who serve as the Honorary Co-Chairs of the Italian American Heritage Committee.
Four individuals/families were honored: Mario C. Ciano (business), Joseph J. and Marie Brescia Frank (Lifetime Achievement), the Di Fiore Family (entrepreneurs), and Frank F. Fiorilli (Individual), contributors who have rich backgrounds in advocacy, armed forces, entrepreneurship and volunteering.
All photos are provided courtesy of the City of Cleveland
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