2018 Holiday Season Kicks Off With Winterfest in Downtown Cleveland

Mayor Frank G. Jackson joined thousands of spectators from around Northeast Ohio in Public Square to celebrate the city’s Winterfest event. The annual event marks the start of the holiday season in Cleveland. The vibrant festival included a tree lighting, ice skating, carriage rides, live music, fireworks, kids village and photos with Santa. Winterfest was hosted by Downtown Cleveland Alliance.

The City of Cleveland and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio are seeking qualified applicants to fill the remaining terms of appointment for two vacancies on the Cleveland Community Police Commission (CPC). The appointment period for the selected individuals would be through September 2019.

The Mayor's Office of Communications prepares and distributes information to Veterans and their supporters monthly, via the Cleveland City Hall blog. The page includes timely information on special events, memorials, healthcare, and other news of value to local veterans. 

“As winter approaches, the City of Cleveland is prepared to provide quality services to our residents,” said Mayor Frank G. Jackson. “Thanks to Issue 32, we have invested in more resources to make sure the enhanced service delivery reaches every resident in a timely and efficient manner, during this winter’s snow events.”

Mayor Frank G. Jackson joined representatives from Chabad of Downtown Cleveland and spectators from around Northeast Ohio for the annual Menorah Lighting ceremony. The ceremonial lighting is a celebration of the rich cultural diversity within the City of Cleveland. The festive celebration included a car menorah parade, refreshments, crafts and entertainment.

The City of Cleveland is hiring! Many positions have been added thanks to Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s enhanced budget resulting from the passage of Issue 32.

Cleveland Animal Care & Control is the recipient of a $150,000 grant from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America. The grant has been earmarked to support the daily operations of Cleveland Animal Care & Control so they can continue placing pets in loving forever homes.Specifically, Cleveland Animal Care & Control’s shelter operations grant is designed to enhance the city’s new kennel.

Three of the top five most in-demand occupations are in software development and computer programming – yet  some low-income residents in Cleveland may not have the skills needed for the booming tech industry. A new collaboration between We Can Code IT and the City of Cleveland aims to change that by offering affordable training for residents who want to enter the lucrative tech field.

File of Life is an emergency preparedness magnetic file that promotes safety and peace of mind. It is designed to be placed on the outside of a refrigerator. It includes important information about medical history, emergency contacts, and medications- all in one place, for use in an emergency. This information is invaluable to EMS when seconds matter in an emergency. File of Life is available at no cost. Anyone interested is encouraged to call 216.664.2833 or send an email to obtain a free File of Life. 

This handy brochure provides eligibility and contact information for discounted payments for water, electric, sewer and gas as well as home weatherization.  In addition, energy saving tips are listed, and a number of assistance programs are detailed.

The Senior Safety and Resource Guide was prepared by the Division of Police Bureau of Community Policing and the Cleveland Department of Aging. It can be viewed online or mailed to interested residents who call 216.664.2833. The pulblication is available in English and also in Traditional Chinese. 


12/05/2018 - City of Cleveland and United States Attorney’s Office Seek Community Police Commission Applicants
12/03/2018 - We Can Code IT Partners with City of Cleveland to Offer Tech Training Grants for Low-Income Residents
11/30/2018 - Number of Hepatitis A Cases in Cleveland More Than Double From Previous Year
11/28/2018 - City of Cleveland Issues Discipline After Hopkins International Airport Security Incident
11/21/2018 - City of Cleveland Greenhouse Hosts Popular Holiday Plant Sale
11/20/2018 - City of Cleveland Ready For Winter Weather
11/20/2018 - City of Cleveland Will Not Collect Waste Thanksgiving Day
11/19/2018 - News Advisory: City of Cleveland Announces Winter Weather Plan November 20
11/17/2018 - City of Cleveland Employee Terminated
11/09/2018 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Temporary Road Closure on Euclid Avenue Extended Due to High Winds
11/06/2018 - UPDATE: Ceremony and Parade Planned to Honor Veterans Nov. 9
11/06/2018 - REMINDER: City of Cleveland Seeks Applicant for Civilian Police Review Board Vacancy
11/05/2018 - Ceremony and Parade Planned to Honor Veterans Nov. 9
11/05/2018 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Emergency Road Closure on Franklin Boulevard
11/02/2018 - Cleveland Police Chief Calvin D. Williams Retires, is Rehired and will Remain Chief of Police
11/02/2018 - Cleveland Fire Fighters Memorial Decommissioned for Repair
10/30/2018 - City of Cleveland Department of Community Development Closed Nov. 5
10/30/2018 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Temporary Road Closure on Euclid Avenue
10/30/2018 - UPDATE: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Security Incident
10/29/2018 - City of Cleveland Seeks Applicants for CMSD Board Appointment
11/30/2018 - Holiday CircleFest
12/01/2018 - Inuit Art of Canada
12/01/2018 - South Branch Reopening
12/01/2018 - Hough Day at Holiday CircleFest 2018
12/01/2018 - Diaper Drive
12/02/2018 - OM for the Holidays
12/03/2018 - Maker Monday
12/03/2018 - Bulk Pickup Week
12/05/2018 - Holiday office party for the office-less...
12/05/2018 - Supporting LGBTQ Youth
12/06/2018 - MidTown Mornings: SafeTown
12/06/2018 - Jolly Storytime Trolley
12/06/2018 - Between the Lines with CO-OP CLE
12/07/2018 - CO-OP CLE: Second Friday Event
12/08/2018 - Schwan Tree Trimming
12/08/2018 - Cleveland Then and Now
12/08/2018 - Salute to the Military
12/12/2018 - OM for the Holidays: Yoga Flow
12/13/2018 - Sustainable Cleveland Holiday Meet Up 2018
12/14/2018 - Aleksandra Domanović
12/14/2018 - Human Services Advocacy Network
12/14/2018 - How to Sell Your Product or Service to the Federal Government
12/20/2018 - SBA Loan Information Seminar
12/31/2018 - Noon Year’s Eve