TV20 News – Week of 9/16/19

Welcome back for this episode of TV20 News – Week of 9/16/19! Be sure to subscribe to TV20’s official Youtube channel to stay up to date on all things Cleveland!

O.H. Perry School Ribbon Cutting (0:42)

Students in the Collinwood neighborhood have a new place to learn as the Cleveland Metropolitan School Districtopened the Oliver Hazard Perry School. O.H. Perry is the third school to be rebuilt in this neighborhood.

Halle School Ribbon Cutting (3:05)

Halle School on the city’s Westside officially opened the doors to their new school and hosted an official ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate. It is the only CMSD ribbon cutting this year that included students from all grade levels.

Electric Scooter Demonstrations (5:50)

Electric Scooters are all over Cleveland so we went out to learn a little more about the newest mode of  transportation in the CLE. The scooters were free to try at a lunch event in Midtown Cleveland.  People who stopped over were able to try them out on a closed street.

Fall Resource and Recreation Centers Expanded Programs (8:05)

Cleveland’s twenty-two Neighborhood Resource and Recreation Centers are offering Free Expanded Programs. Those programs include ACT/SAT Prep, Stem Workshops, Job Readiness Assistance, Dance, Visual Arts, Theater and more.

Senior Backyard BBQ (8:40)

Local senior citizens were recently treated to a delicious BBQ Lunch. The event was put together, in part, by the Cleveland Office of Community Relations. The Rose Centers for Aging Well was also instrumental in making sure the  BBQ was a success. 

Ethiopian Garden Dedication (12:10)

Recently the Ethiopian Cultural Garden held a Phase One Dedication Ceremony featuring local and international dignitaries and the official phase one unveiling.

74th Annual One World Day Parade and Celebration (14:00)

The 74th One World Day Celebration at the Cleveland Cultural Gardens, which is celebrating its 103rd Anniversary this year, brought out thousands of people to embrace, learn and enjoy the diversity of our city and the gardens that honor them.

NAACP Presents Hatitude Brunch and Tea Event (17:35)

The NAACP Cleveland Branch hosted the Hattitude Brunch and Tea at Stone Water Golf Club. Women donned beautiful headpieces, some even competing in their Best Hat Contest. Dr. Yvonne Pointer was the event’s Mistress of Ceremonies, and led a fireside chat with Judge Emanuella Groves.

The Real Black Friday (19:25)

The Real Black Friday Business Expo was held at Public Square in downtown Cleveland. Local business owners, some at the event for the first time, expressed why they think the Real Black Friday is important for our community.

2019 Cleveland Air Show (23:00)

The skies were filled with the thunderous sounds of jets and planes at this year’s Cleveland National Air Show. The tarmac of Burke Lakefront Airport was filled with people at this year’s celebration of all things aeronautic. 

Water Lantern Festival (25:25)

Voinovich Park in NorthCoast Harbor was filled to capacity for the first annual Water Lantern Festival.  Lindsay Struthers, Event Coordinator for the Festival, said the event is a celebration of life for all people.