Happy June Cleveland! Check out what is airing this week on TV20 by following along with our schedule and Weekly-News-Wrap-Up video posted below:
7:00a.m., 12:00p.m., & 6:00p.m.
Weekly News Wrap Up
POLICE BADGE CASE CEREMONY
2015 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society and the Police Memorial Commemoration, which takes place to honor those who have lost their lives in the line of duty. A Service and Police Badge Case Ceremony was recently held at Police Headquarters to honor those brave men.
THE GREATER CLEVELAND PEACE OFFICERS MEMORIAL SERVICE
In addition to the Badge Case Ceremony, the Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Service brought officers from across the region to Cleveland to pay tribute to the fallen men and woman in law enforcement. Crowds gathered at Police Memorial Square at Huntington Park to pay homage to those who gave their lives in the lines of duty.
Members of the Peace Keepers Alliance along with other community leaders gathered at Zelma George Recreation Center for a Neighborhood Outreach Event to discuss ways to continue to keep our community safe.
CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY GRADUATION
The Center for International Affairs at Case Western Reserve University provides support, leadership, and expertise to the community, cultivating a strong international presence and inspiring a culture of global understanding. Students from the program were recently honored at a graduation ceremony with encouraging words from the Honorable Mayor Frank Jackson.
The U.S. Environmental Agency along with the Department of Justice recently announced that there has been a settlement with Marathon Petroleum Corporation that resolves a variety of clean air act violations at a dozen marathon facilities, including here in Ohio. Marathon will now be required to reduce harmful air pollution emissions at all facilities. Marathon has agreed to spend over 2 point 8 million dollars on pollution controls to reduce emissions of volatile organic compounds at 14 fuel storage tanks in Kentucky, Indiana and in Ohio. They will also pay a 2.9 million dollar civil penalty.
Cleveland’s Emergency Medical Service Division was one of the Country’s first of its kind. Advances in medicine, technology, education and training have allowed the Division to make major improvements in saving lives. The recent 2015 class of graduates were honored at a ceremony by City Officials, family and friends.
NEW SCHOOL BENEFIT
A benefit featuring local Celebrities was recently held at the Music Box Supper Club. The event featured a fashion show and other performances, all to raise money for Community Activist Yvonne Pointer’s new school: The Gloria Pointer International Teen Movement Educational Center, opening this August in Africa, in memory of her daughter, Gloria Pointer.
Members of the community and other distinguished guests gathered at Jones Day for a Techni-CLE Speaking Summit that primarily focused on what our area is doing to develop local students for careers in the technology field, how to attract talent from outside of Cleveland and what can be done better moving forward.
BURKE LAKEFRONT AIRPORT PROJECTS
Upcoming projects at Burke Lakefront Airport were unveiled in an open house by the City of Cleveland’s Department of Port Control. Easels with various steps and information were set up for people to view, and consultants were on hand to answer any questions guests may have.
SENIOR DAY EVENT
The 26th Annual Senior Day Event, presented by the Cleveland Department of Aging took place at Public Auditorium. The theme for this year was “Get Into the Act,” which allows men and woman to voice their opinions on the needs of the growing population of seniors in America. Mayor Frank Jackson was joined by other City Leaders for a celebration filled with music, performances and fun.
CLEVELAND ASIAN FESTIVAL
The 6th Annual Cleveland Asian Festival is one of the fastest growing festivals in Ohio and recently took place in Asia Town, located on Payne Avenue between East 27th and East 30th street. Their mission is to strengthen the identity of Asia Town, educate and promote culture, heritage and unite Cleveland’s Asian community. This year’s event featured authentic performances, vendors, and much more.
EVENTS IN CLEVELAND
It is starting to warm up little by little and there are plenty of fun events to attend and activities to do! Make sure to visit our TV20 Blog and Bulletin Board for updates.
RITE AID MARATHON
A sea of thousands of people from all over the world braved the rainy, humid weather in Downtown Cleveland for the 38th Annual Rite Aid Marathon. Four of the top eleven finishers were from Northeast Ohio.
7:45a.m., 12:45p.m., & 6:45p.m.
The Bottom Line Up Front
News you can use with Dan Williams, the Media Relations Director from Mayor Frank Jackson’s Office of Communications.
Mock Trial Competition
The School of the Arts VS. John Hay
10:00a.m., 3:30a.m., 9:30a.m., & 4:30a.m.
Public Safety Week
2015 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society and the Police Memorial Commemoration, which takes place to honor those who have lost their lives in the line of duty. A Service and Police Badge Case Ceremony was recently held at the Police Headquarters to honor those brave men.
The People’s University
Learn about the history and opportunities offered at the Cleveland Public Library with TV20 Reporter Leah Haslage!
1:00p.m., 7:00p.m., 10:30p.m., & 5:00a.m.
Jr. Boys Basketball Championship: Ken Johnson VS. Earl B. Turner
TV20’s Hot Topics
Today’s Topic: Public Works Commissioner, Randy Scott discusses the Waste Disposal procedures and holiday pick-ups.
Social Security Today
Understanding social security, its benefits and ways to avoid costly mistakes that can be made.
5:30p.m., & 6:30a.m.
The Polka Train
Today’s Band: Frank Moravcik Band
Cleveland Classic Cinema
The Killer Shrews: On an isolated island, a small group of people are terrorized by giant voracious shrews in the midst of a hurricane (1959).