🌱 Expanding Internet Access + Police Reform Efforts Praised

Happy Wednesday, neighbors! Here’s everything you need to know around town today.

First, today’s weather:

A passing afternoon shower. High: 41 Low: 25.

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Here are the top 3 stories in Cleveland today:

  1. The Office of Professional Standards unit overseeing citizen complaints issued against the Cleveland Police Department has been praised by a monitoring team. The team is overseeing reform within the department and has advised that the unit needs more training and resources. The report also praised the Civilian Police Review Board on its improvements in handling complaints and presenting them to the department’s chief. (cleveland.com)
  2. A number of community-level partnerships are working to connect Cleveland households to the internet. Currently, 31.3 percent of Cleveland households do not have internet access. PCs for People, DigitalC, and MetroHealth’s Institute for H.O.P.E. are providing laptops, reduced internet prices, and training to get underserved households connected. (The Land)
  3. Possible human bones at the new Sherwin-Williams headquarters construction site halted work on Tuesday. Crews called the Cleveland Police Department to the W. 6th Street construction site and awaited instructions. An official with the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s office determined the bones were pig bones after collecting them from the site. (Cleveland19.com)

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  • During Women’s History Month, the Cleveland Guardians are recognizing women who forever changed the game. (Instagram)
  • Did you know that blue lips can be a sign of a rare lung disease called PAP? The Cleveland Clinic is dedicated to keeping the Cleveland community educated and healthy. (Facebook)
  • Cleveland Clinic recognizes the contributions of Dr. Corinne Bott-Silverman, one of the first female cardiologists at Cleveland Clinic. This Women’s History Month, the Cleveland Clinic continues to celebrate the contributions made in the field of medicine by women. (Facebook)

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Danielle Fallon

About me: Danielle Fallon is a writer who loves using her creativity to fuel her passion for communication. She is an employee of content creation agency Lightning Media Partners and assists Patch.com with community newsletter curation. Danielle also holds a Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and works part-time as a pediatric speech therapist.


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