TV20 News – Week of 10/7/19

Welcome back for this episode of TV20 News – Week of 10/07/19! Be sure to subscribe to TV20’s official Youtube channel to stay up to date on all things Cleveland!

Drug Court 20th Anniversary Celebration (0:44)

Cleveland Municipal Court’s Drug Court Program celebrated their 20th Anniversary with a Luncheon Celebration and Awards Ceremony at the Holiday Inn, Independence. The Honorable Judge Michelle Early, Administrative & Presiding Judge for the Municipal Court, praised Judge Lauren Moore, who oversees Drug Court, for her work.

Northern Ohio Recovery Association Ribbon Cutting (2:05)

The Northern Ohio Recovery Association had the official grand opening of their new facility. The Northern Ohio Recovery Association, or NORA, is a substance-abuse prevention and peer recovery organization serving Cuyahoga, Lorain and Summit Counties. 

LED Lights (5:03)

The City of Cleveland is getting brighter thanks to new LED Lights. We caught up with Ward 6 Councilman Blaine Griffin about the new lights, and how they’re helping his ward.

Sunbeam School Opening (6:18)

The Sunbeam School, located in the Larchmere neighborhood, shone bright as they cut the ribbon and officially opened to the public. Mayor Frank Jackson congratulated the staff and students on their new school.

Youth Unity Day (9:05)

Downtown Cleveland’s Public Square was a place of celebration as young residents came out for the City’s Youth Unity Day. Community Relations Director Grady Stevenson and his team helped to coordinate the event.

GCUFF Opening Night Reception (11:10)

The Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival celebrated its 8th Anniversary this year. We caught up with TV20 Special Correspondent Felicia Haney who was with this year’s guest of honor at the opening night reception.

GCUFF Hollywood Kids (13:30)

One of the GCUFF events was geared towards children, with not only speakers and a Q & A, but the kids were stars of the films. Yvonne Pointer teamed up with Ms. Dabbs to create Hollywood Kids.

15th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Ceremony (14:55)

The 15th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Ceremony was held at the City Hall Rotunda. Mayor Frank Jackson presented a proclamation to kick off the event, and spoke to the attendees about the importance of unity.

Croation American Professionals Conference (16:00)

The Association of Croation American Professionals held their 2019 conference at the Marriot in Downtown Cleveland. Mayor Frank Jackson welcomed the attendees, and thanked them for choosing Cleveland.

Wellness Works Family Fun Fair (17:05)

The City of Cleveland hosted a Wellness Works Family Fair for city employees at Buke Lakefront Airport. Director of Human Resources, Nycole West, fills us in on the purpose of the event.

ROTC Tandem Parachute Jump (19:55)

The U.S. Army’s Special Operations Command Parachute team performed a tandem parachute jump over the park.  The jump was put on in coordination with John Carroll University’s ROTC program.