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Greater Cleveland RTA receives millions in funding to replace 50 aging rail cars

The Greater Cleveland RTA is receiving millions in federal money to help fix its aging rail system. It’s all part of RTA’s plan to replace dozens of rail cars over the next four years. → Read More

How to get free books for your kids delivered straight to your home once a month

Every summer, the Scripps Howard Foundation and our News 5 family come together to donate money and buy books for children in need here in Cleveland. → Read More

Blind bowlers break barriers, and throw plenty of strikes

There’s nothing as sweet as a strike — especially when you’re as competitive as Wilbert Turner. → Read More

Job matchmaking website seeks to link nonprofits with freelancers in Cleveland

Think of it like a job matchmaker — connecting nonprofits in need to freelancers and contractors in Cleveland. Trialogue INC was started by Tom Sarago during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Education consignment shop helps parents set up in-home classrooms for virtual learning

There’s a lot to learn when it comes to setting up your child’s in-home classroom. In this Rebound report, we head to 2nd Semester Consignment Shop in Wickliffe to help out parents looking to do their homework. → Read More

Rumor Control: Summit Co. Health responds to viral misinterpretation of CDC report

A report from the CDC earlier this week said “only” 6% of reported COVID-19 deaths were caused by COVID-19, and the other 94% were people with chronic illnesses. That report led to a lot of misinformation about inflated numbers that experts say they want to clear up. → Read More

Do you have the next greatest idea? Manufacturing nonprofit opens up product pitch competition in NE Ohio

Applications are now open for the MSPIRE pitch competition, sponsored by the Cleveland nonprofit MAGNET. Think Shark Tank, but with local resources and money to get your startup or idea off the ground. → Read More

OhioGuidestone is offering free job training and career coaching for young adults in Cleveland

OhioGuidestone is working overtime to help young adults rebound and get the training they need. → Read More

'Walls of Love' celebrates 500th wall dedicated in honor of Alianna DeFreeze

You may have seen “Walls of Love” around Cleveland—or even around the country. They’re typically fences filled with free essential items to help people in their time of need. On Friday, the organization celebrated a very special milestone: the 500th wall— dedicated in honor of Alianna DeFreeze, the 14-year-old who was kidnapped and killed on her way to school in Cleveland three years ago.… → Read More

Case Western Reserve University funds unpaid internships, research projects for students this summer

This summer, Case Western Reserve University is funding unpaid internships and projects for students this summer. → Read More

Doulas ask to be allowed back into hospitals, delivery rooms to support expecting moms

Being pregnant during a pandemic comes with a set of challenges so many expecting moms never expected. Now, the doula community is asking for local hospitals to rethink their policies. → Read More

'Summer on the Cuyahoga' helping college students find internships, jobs during pandemic summer

Summer plans for many college students have turned upside down. Jobs lost, internships paused — so what’s a kid to do? A program called Summer on the Cuyahoga has been around since the last recession. → Read More

University Hospitals creates free 'healthy restart playbook' to help businesses reopen safely

CLEVELAND — When it comes to rebounding and reopening businesses safely amid the pandemic, whether it is large or small, many have had a lot of questions. University Hospitals was getting those questions, with business owners picking the brains of their experts and physicians. So, University Hospitals decided to put all of their recommendations, research and advice in one place for free. It was… → Read More

Michael Symon reopening restaurants following months-long closure

Restaurants in Northeast Ohio are getting back to business day by day and renowned Cleveland chef Michael Symon is opening the doors to his restaurants. → Read More

Nonprofit Kids' Book Bank going above and beyond to give free books to kids in Cleveland this summer and beyond

The city of Cleveland has one of the lowest literacy rates in the nation. That means thousands of people in our community do not know how to read. Nonprofit Kids’ Book Bank has a goal to improve literacy rates with one book at a time. → Read More

How to save money on your groceries as food costs increase

Tips and tricks on how to stay within your grocery budget → Read More

How to get a free computer and internet if you're job hunting right now

It is why Cuyahoga County and Ohio Means Jobs teamed up with PCs for People to provide free kits that include a computer and internet hotspot. → Read More

Cleveland letter project helps people dealing with anxiety, stress, trauma and more

We’ve spoken a lot about mental health during the coronavirus pandemic — and how important it can be to speak to a professional or seek help. But we know that’s not a luxury everyone can afford. → Read More

The message behind the black screens you're seeing on social media

If you scrolled through social media Tuesday, you no doubt saw it in some way, shape or form. Dozens and dozens of black squares, filling the spaces where colorful photos usually are. → Read More

Free training program goes virtual to helps teens, young adults get to work in Cuyahoga County

Since it began nearly 40 years ago, Youth Opportunities Unlimited (Y.O.U) has helped more than 160,000 teenagers and young adults in Cuyahoga County get training and land jobs. → Read More