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    Police issue warrant for homicide suspect

    GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio – Police are searching for a suspect believed to have shot and killed a family member Wednesday evening. They say Rodney Roberts, 30, and cousin Calvin Jackson, 37, were arguing at a residence at the 13500 block of Saybrook Avenue at approximately 8:35 p.m. Jackson was shot several times during the argument and was pronounced dead at the scene. Family members inside the home identified Roberts as the shooting suspect. Roberts left the scene before police arrived […]

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    My Town: Selfless Elf 5K

    AKRON, Ohio — The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is hosting its annual event to celebrate the Christmas season. The 2nd Annual Selfless Elf 5K will be held Saturday, December 20. Registration will begin at 6:30 a.m., and the race will follow at 8 a.m. More than 700 participants are expected for this year’s race. Runners and spectators are encouraged to dress in holiday-themed attire. To register for the race online, click here. For more information about the Selfless Elf 5K, click […]

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    My Town: Citywide Kwanzaa celebration

    AKRON, Ohio — The city of Akron is hosting its annual Kwanzaa celebration. The celebration kicks off Friday, December 26, at 6 p.m. at the Akron African United Front at the Alpha Center. A different celebration is scheduled for each day of Kwanzaa. Public celebrations will run through Wednesday, December 31, at the Weathervane Playhouse, and hosted by the Akron/Canton Chapter of the National Association of Black Social Workers. For a list of each day of Kwanzaa and the corresponding […]

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    My Town: ‘Mini Con’ at Medina Library

    MEDINA, Ohio — The Medina Library is hosting a comic convention of smaller than your average proportions. The 6th Annual Teen Mini Con will be held Friday, December 19, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event is open to kids and teens in grades 6 through 12 and will feature a cosplay contest, candy sushi, Wii games, martial arts demonstrations and a Japanese Tea Ceremony in the Snowflake Tea Room. The event is free, however a permission slip and […]

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    My Town: Winter Solstice Concerts at history museum

    CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Museum of Natural History and Almeda Trio are celebrating the winter solstice with a night of live entertainment. The 5th annual Winter Solstice Concerts will be held Sunday, December 21, at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. and Monday, December 22, at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. The four concerts will be held in the Shafran Planetarium. The Almeda Trio, an ensemble–in-residence at The Music Settlement, are scheduled to perform. The group consists of Robert Cassidy on […]

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    My Town: Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis

    LYNDHURST, Ohio — The Arthritis Foundation is hosting a run to promote awareness for the condition. The Cleveland Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis will be held Sunday, December 14, at Legacy Village. Registration is $30 per adult and $20 per child. The event is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and will include complimentary refreshments, costume contests, door prizes and more. More than 1.3 million people suffer from various forms of arthritis, and this year’s event is expected to raise […]

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    My Town: ‘Bells for Peace Ring’ on Christmas Eve

    CLEVELAND — The Friends of the McGaffin Carillon in University Circle are hosting the Bells for Peace Ring. The Bells for Peace event will be held December 24, at 714 p.m. at the McGaffin Carillon at 11205 Euclid Avenue. The event is held each year to commemorate the “Christmas Truce” led by soldiers on Christmas Eve during World War I. Guests are welcome to attend and listen to “Silent Night” played from the Church of the Covenant lawn. From 7:30 […]

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    My Town: Autism Society presents S.A.F.E.

    BRECKSVILLE, Ohio — The Autism Society of Greater Cleveland is hosting an event for those with special social needs. S.A.F.E., or Social Activities for Everyone, will be held Thursday, December 18, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The London Pickle Works in Brecksville. The event will include a $5 or less White Elephant Gift Exchange. Participants must also purchase their own meal, and siblings are welcome to attend. S.A.F.E. provides social activities for those 16-years-old and older with developmental […]

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    My Town: Rainbow Radiothon

    CLEVELAND — The Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital is hosting its annual Rainbow Radiothon. The 12th annual Rainbow Radiothon will be held Friday, December 5, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital. Christmas 102 DJs Jen Toohey and Tim Richards will be hosting the event, along with Cleveland Browns staff members and mascot Chomps. The Rainbow Radiothon is a live broadcast featuring stories from Rainbow patients, their families, doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers. Proceeds […]

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    My Town: Ohio City Holiday Hop

    CLEVELAND — The Ohio City neighborhood is hosting its very first holidays inspired celebration. The Ohio City Holiday Hop will be held Thursday, December 4, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Market District, Hingetown and several locations around Ohio City. The Ohio City Holiday Hop is free to attend. The event will have live music and entertainment in Market Square Park, Christmas tree sales from Londrico’s Tree Farm, Christmas carolers, mulled Christmas Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Company […]

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    My Town: ‘A Christmas Cabaret’ and concert at LCCC

    ELYRIA, Ohio — The Lorain County Community College is hosting a musical production to celebrate the Christmas season. The Musical Theater Project presents “A Christmas Cabaret”, which will be held Friday, December 12, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, December 13, at 8 p.m. Both shows will be held in the Stocker Art Center in the Cirigliano Studio Theatre. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for LCCC students and kids 12 and under. The Patriots Symphonic Band Christmas Concert will […]

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    My Town: Annual Holiday CircleFest

    CLEVELAND — The city of Cleveland is hosting its annual Holiday CircleFest this weekend. The 21st Annual Holiday CircleFest will be held Sunday, December 7, and will include more than 20 businesses and organizations in University Cricle. The event will be held from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., is free and open to the public. The event will also host a wealth of activities on the Wade Oval, including special hours and free skating at The Rink, ice carving demos, […]