Tagged with Mayor Frank Jackson

29th Fire Academy Cadet Class Graduation

By: Anthony Corsi, intern   The 29th Cleveland Fire Academy Cadet Graduation ceremony took place on June 27, 2014 in Council Chambers. All the cadets that graduated had to undergo 18 weeks of intense training in order to earn their diploma. The graduates will fill vacancies created by retirements and ensure that staffing levels remain … Continue reading

Transient Dock Ribbon Cutting

By: Catrina Leone   Cleveland is such a beautiful city and has just added another important staple. 53 new transient docks were created in the harbor’s basin directly behind the Rock Hall. To celebrate this new Marina, also known as Rock and Dock, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held. Mayor Frank Jackson, Port Control Director, … Continue reading

TV20 Summer In The City Restaurant Special Preview!

  Tune in to TV20 to check out the Summer In The City Restaurant Special today at 9:30am, 4:30pm and 10:30pm! We’ll take a look at just a few of the many fantastic Cleveland restaurants you can enjoy! Those with Time Warner Cable in Cleveland can find us on Channel 20. AT&T U-Verse can find … Continue reading

Higher Education Compact

By: Catrina Leone   In 2010, Mayor Frank Jackson asked civic leaders, educators, and college and university presidents to develop a plan to increase the number of youth attending and graduating college. Organizational leaders met to look deeper into this plan and to research best practices as well as to explore a data-driven outcome. Mayor … Continue reading

Police Chase Press Conference

By: Catrina Leone     There have been a lot of questions regarding the deadly police chase that occurred on November 29, 2012. As a result of the pursuit, the City of Cleveland took disciplinary action against 12 police supervisors, including five who were indicted by the Cuyahoga County Grand Jury for dereliction of duty. … Continue reading


  A Press Conference was held this afternoon at Quicken Loans Arena with the Republican National Convention Committee along with Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Executive Chair of the Cleveland Host Committee for the 2016 Republican National Convention, Terry Egger.     Mr. Egger states that the Cleveland Host Committee has “been hard at work … Continue reading

Guns and Violent Crimes Press Conference

 By Intern: Candace Bridges     On Tuesday, May 13 Mayor Frank Jackson and Public safety forces discussed the Violence and Gun Reduction Interdiction Program in an official press conference. They spoke of the success of the program from community involvement and the positive impact it is making in reducing gun violence.     VGRIP has retrieved 78 guns in … Continue reading

This Is How We Do It!

Brand New Special Series from TV20! The members of Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s Cabinet discuss how they accomplish the tasks set before them to serve the City of Cleveland.This is how they do it! This episode: Ken Silliman, Chief of Staff, City of Cleveland    

Earth Day Celebration

By: Catrina Leone   Here in Cleveland, one of our main goals is to have a safe city, but also a sustainable city! The Earth Day Coalition for EarthFest 2014 was held at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds. In partnership with Mayor Frank Jackson’s Sustainable Cleveland 2019 initiative, the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, Cuyahoga Arts and … Continue reading

Port Of Cleveland’s Express Ocean Service Arrives

By: Catrina Leone   Big news has arrived for the Port of Cleveland! The Port welcomed the first vessel of the Cleveland-Europe Express cargo service from Antwerp, Belgium, via the Saint Lawrence Seaway. It is carrying cargo moving between five states and seven countries on the vessel’s first round trip voyage. The Cleveland-Europe Express is … Continue reading