Fairport Harbor leaders hope a little holiday spirit will help lead them to future business opportunities.
LAKEWOOD, Ohio - The Greater Cleveland Habitat celebrated Saturday morning with many special friends and volunteers who have worked side by side to construct a home and create a brighter future for the Simmons Family.
Lamar and Danitica Simmons are the parents of five young children, aged 13 and younger. Lamar works at a local bank and Danitica is a full-time, stay-at-home mom. They are actively involved with Habitat and have celebrated dedications, social events and other occasions.
Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity partnered with the City of Lakewood, Wells Fargo, Neighborhood Housing Services, and First Federal of Lakewood to build a new home on Lakewood Avenue in Lakewood.
The site of the home, on an important and highly visible residential corner, had been vacant for many years.
With funding provided by the City of Lakewood, Habitat was able to build a new home which complements the existing elements of the residential neighborhood.
Cleveland Habitat has made a major shift in fulfilling its affordable mission by focusing on more cost-effective rehabs that are strategically located on two streets in Cleveland as an effort to build sustainable neighborhoods.
Two families have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.
Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity gave thanks to its volunteers at its annual volunteer recognition meeting.
Business executives Chris Zito and Ed Crawford were given Our Lady of the Wayside's highest honor for their service to children and adults with developmental disabilities.
Cleveland Skylift announced phase one of its cable car plan, linking the newly proposed Hilton Cleveland Convention Center hotel with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Great Lakes Science Center.
Volunteer experts with HandsOn Northeast Ohio report graffiti issues are on the rise. NewsChannel5 volunteers help with the clean-up.
NewsChannel5 is committed to Building Better Neighborhoods and we've teamed up with HandsOn Northeast Ohio to help clean up graffiti in Cleveland's Slavic Village neighborhood.
Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity launched its Slavic Village neighborhood revitalization initiative Thursday on Clement Avenue where two homes will now be renovated for first-time homeowners.
Cleveland residents will be issued a 65-gallon blue cart for recyclables and are now required to recycle glass, plastic, metal cans, cardboard and mixed paper items.