Section 8 and Source of Income Discrimination: is there something in this for us?

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Coming up with smart and effective social policy is “Mission Impossible”. And evaluating social policy is not much easier. One way to evaluate a social policy is to ask, “does it do more harm than good?” Insert social policies into that phrase and ask yourself, “Does Obamacare do more harm than good?”; “Does Social Security […]

Cleveland Heights City Hall is now a bank.

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I was very pleased to hear that Milliken School was sold to Mosdos. But, I am confused as to why the sale is contingent on the city of Cleveland Heights financing the purchase. What is the justification for Cleveland Heights City Council offering to finance this sale? (I imagine that the school board members were very happy that Cleveland […]

Millikin should not be sold. It is valuable public property and should remain public property.

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The CH-UH School Board recently released a statement about Millikin School. Their complete statement is at the end of this blog. The short version is that Mosdos says it does not want to follow through with their plan to lease the building for 30 years for $1 a year and to put $1.5 million in […]

Invisible committments and “You didn’t give us a chance to vote because you knew we would say ‘No'”

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A few hours every weekend my friends and I stand on Mayfield Road in front of  the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Public Library holding up signs protesting the possible sale of the Library. People walking by talk with us and sometimes ask us, as we ask ourselves, does our demonstrating really do any good ? Are we wasting our time […]

TONIGHT: Cuyahoga County Public Library Board will vote on the sale of Telling Mansion

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PLEASE attend the Cuyahoga County Public Library BOARD MEETING TONIGHT, Tuesday, June 25th at 6pm in the Library Administration Building: 2111 Snow Road, Parma OH 44134 | 216.398.1800. THE BOARD WILL VOTE ON THE SALE OF TELLING MANSION.  Telling Mansion has been the home of the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Library for the past 60 years.  There […]

Court Hearing TOMORROW for Temporary Protective Order to take Telling Mansion off the market

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A generous supporter hired an attorney to get a Temporary Protective Order to take the Telling Mansion off the market. THE HEARING IS TOMORROW. Please join us to show your support. When: 1pm, Wednesday, May 15. Where: Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court 20th floor; Judge Tim McCormick (in the Justice Center, on the southwest corner of […]

Love for Sale: Public Library Board puts Historic and Loved Mansion Library Up for Sale.

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You have my 100% money-back guarantee you will enjoy reading Dan DeAngelo’s blog post about the historic Telling Mansion Library in South Euclid-Lyndhurst, Ohio. The Cuyahoga County Public Library Board has unilaterally decided to abandon the Telling Mansion, the library for 60 years, and replace it with a new, more expensive facility further from the […]

Do Heights residents have the right to an opinion about the Cuyahoga County Public Library?

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Based on tax dollars–yes. As you can see from the attached documents, anyone who pays state taxes has a right to an opinion about the Cuyahoga County Public Library system. The Library Board decided unilaterally to sell Telling Mansion, the current home of the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Library. It is on the market. The Telling Mansion […]