Tremont West e-news & updates
October 5, 2021
  It’s clambake season in Cleveland. That’s reason enough to celebrate, but we’re giving you many more reasons to celebrate. This year’s Celebrate Tremont fundraiser is back Friday, October 15, from 7 to 11 p.m.
at Forest City Brewery in Duck Island. Your $115 ticket includes a clambake dinner, unlimited craft beer and wine, a specialty cocktail, live music, a DJ, prizes, silent auction, raffles, prizes and more!
 This promises to be a fun-filled evening for Tremont residents, friends and supporters while raising funds to help ensure Tremont remains the vibrant urban village it is today. A portion of proceeds will support Lucky Park.
 Celebrate Tremont presented by The Spotted Owl and Prosperity Social Club is proud to have honorary chairs Bernie Sokolowski (Sokolowski’s University Inn), Bonnie Flinner (Prosperity Social Club) and Paulius Nasvytis (Velvet Tango Room) part of this year’s event.
Tickets to the event are only $115 each and include:
Clambake dinner, appetizers and dessert (vegetarian & vegan options are available)
Unlimited beer, wine and a specialty signature cocktail (mixed drinks available, but not included)
Live music by blues singer, songwriter and slide guitarist Austin Walkin’ Cane and the Bethany Joy Band, Music from DJ SQRBIZ, Silent auction and raffle baskets; Browns raffles—including an autographed Bernie Kosar jersey and an autographed Baker Mayfield football
Tickets are limited. Get yours today!
Purchase your tickets at or deliver/mail your check or cash to Michelle Davis at the Tremont West office. Please include your phone and email address on the check.
Join your neighbors and fellow Tremont supporters for this fun-filled evening October 15 at Forest City Brewery. Learn more at and at
Sponsorship Opportunities
If you’re interested in being a Celebrate Tremont sponsor, your support of $1,500 includes four tickets, recognition in event promotions and more. Contact Michelle Davis at or call 216-575-0920, ext. 103 for more sponsorship details.
Celebrate Tremont Sponsors
Thank you to our many philanthropic partners for their generous support. Sponsors include:
Presenting Sponsors:
The Spotted Owl
Prosperity Social Club
Anthony Brancatelli - Councilman Ward 12
SITE Centers
Forest City Brewery
Bar Sponsor: Carolyn Bentley of Howard Hanna's The Bentley Group
Specialty Cocktail featuring Tito's Handmade Vodka
Band Sponsor: John and Karen Moss
DJ Sponsor : Stoneleigh Companies (Waterford Bluffs)
Event Sponsors:
Civic Builders, Tom and Anita Cook, Chad and Lauren Hartup,
Kerry McCormack - Ward 3 Councilman, Key Bank, Meritech, Smythe/W25/Grosvenor Place, Ted Theophylactos of Howard Hanna's Ted & Co., Ty Fun Thai Bistro, WXZ Development
Advertisement Sponsors: Berges LLC Civic Builders, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress, Fat Cats, Gentleman's Barbershop, Horton Harper, Janus Small Associates, La Bodega, Lincoln Park Baths Condominium Association, MCM Companies, Morgan Services, Neighborhood Family Practice, Premier Produce, Rowley Inn, Bob & Kathy Strickland, Sustainable Community Partners, Sysco, Velvet Tango Room, & Minnie Zeger
Tremont Farmers Market
Tuesdays, in Lincoln Park 4-7pm on West 14th Street
Walkabout Tremont
Friday, October 8, 5-10pm
Canalway Partners Marathon & Half Marathon
Sunday, October 10th
Co-Ed Near West Recreation Volleyball Registration
Volleyball Registration is open! League is open to boys and girls ages 9-16. Season start the week of October 25. Most games and practices will be on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. No Saturdays. Season will wrap up mid-December. We are in need of volunteer coaches too!
The Peppercorn Market Survey
The Peppercorn Market aims to bring healthy and affordable food to Tremont. In our vision, neighbors can shop at the Peppercorn for pantry staples and fresh produce while sharing meaningful connections with other community members.
Please fill out this short survey if you are interested in seeing a grocery store in Tremont or stop by the Farmer’s Market on 9/21, 10/5, or 10/12 to say hello and hear more about our future plans! 
Adam & Lindsey
St. John Cantius - Tremont Polish Festival
Friday, October 16, 3-11 pm
2021 Home Repair Program
Tremont West Development Corporation has a program to help homeowners with one home repair need. Income guideline restrictions apply. there is limited funding for this program and applications will be processed in the order in which they were received.
  • Tremont West Development Corporation
  • 2406 Professor Avenue, Cleveland Ohio 44113
  • Contact: Julie Dahlhausen, email or by phone: 216-280-8411
Ward 14 Community Activities
Community Meeting, Thursday, October 28,
6 pm at Family Ministry Center
Curb Side Recycling is now Opt-In
The City of Cleveland today announced residents can now opt in to the new bi-weekly curbside recycling program. Residents interested in joining the program must sign up by October 22 via the opt-in form or by calling 216-664-3030 and agree to the recycling program guidelines. The ongoing recycling program changes are part of an effort to reduce contamination from curbside recycling, reduce program costs, and improve efficiency of waste collection operations. View a link to an FAQ sheet on the recycling program. The City intends for the new program to be in place by the end of 2021.
Towpath Trail Video Release

Tremont West recently created a video to showcase the Towpath Trail in Tremont - Let us take you on a 4-minute tour from the handlebars of our cyclist and show you the neighborhood.
NEORSD Sewer Bill Assistance
Tremont Shot Finders
Need Help Scheduling a Covid-19 Vaccine Appointment?
Covid-19 vaccinations are here! A team of Tremont residents and professionals have volunteered to help those eligible secure your vaccine appointments around the area. Current eligibility is detailed at This confidential service is for anyone living, working, worshipping, or having a friend or relative in Tremont.

What You’ll Need to Provide:
Name, Phone number, Email (yours or someone you know), Date of Birth, and how many minutes you’re willing to travel to a vaccine site (or if you need a ride to your appointment)

What To Do Next:
Email us at or call 216-200-8951 and leave a voicemail. A volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment with us. For details on how it works visit
*Also, if you or someone you know would like to join our volunteer team, email Jack at
Tremont in the News
Do you follow Freshwater Cleveland or The Land?
They are two local online news sources publishing local news featuring the neighborhoods of Cleveland.

Cleveland Public Library
*Masks Now Required*

South Branch is now open. Jefferson is closed for renovations.

Monday, October 11, 7 pm via Zoom

Follow Your Branch on Facebook

Grab and Go Meals for Youth 
M-F, 3-5 pm at all CPL locations
Merrick House
Merrick House has Prevention, Retention, and Contingency (PRC) funding available to assist anyone with rent or utility payments. Payments are limited to $125.00 per household and will be paid directly to the vendor. Interested parties should call Merrick House at 216-771-5077 for an application.

Open Gym on Mondays and Wednesday from 330-530p
City Connects Tuesdays from 530-730p
Martial arts Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-7p
Childcare Center
Please contact Merrick House Early Childhood Director Laurie Santos at 216-771-5077 extension 132 or e-mail her at 
Tremont Youth Council at Merrick House
 Please contact Jennifer Pullom at 216.771.5077 or for details.
Donations needed of Clorox wipes and Clorox/Lysol spray. We need them for the Pandemic childcare.
Traffic Alert - West 14th Street
Public Input Sought for Buhrer Pedestrian Bridge by ODOT
The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is proposing replace the Buhrer Avenue Pedestrian Bridge over I-71 in the City of Cleveland. 
The Buhrer Avenue Pedestrian Bridge will be closed for a period of eight months during construction. Lane closures during construction on I-71 will be required during off peak hours. 
This bridge replacement is scheduled for construction in 2024. Detailed project schedule information will be released in spring 2022. The estimated construction cost is $1,300,000.
ODOT is seeking public input regarding this project. Comments may be sent via mail to: Mr. Mark Alan Carpenter, P.E. District Environmental Engineer 5500 Transportation Blvd. Garfield Heights, OH, 44125
By phone at 216-584-2089 or email via Comments will be received until October 8, 2021.
The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and
Public Input Sought for Improvements to I-71/SR-176/Valentine Avenue Auxiliary Lanes by ODOT
The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is designing improvements to the auxiliary lanes connecting I-71, SR-176, Valentine Avenue, and West 14th Street in the City of Cleveland. The improvements will reduce congestion in the southbound direction on the auxiliary lanes and at the Valentine Ave. intersection.
Lane closures during construction will be required; however, traffic will be maintained through the area.
Valentine Ave. eastbound will be closed during the project. A detour for eastbound traffic on Valentine Ave. will be provided. Westbound traffic on Valentine Ave. will be maintained.
This transportation improvement is scheduled for construction in 2023. The estimated construction cost is $3,745,000.
ODOT is seeking public input regarding this project. Comments can be submitted by following the link: I-71, SR 176, and Valentine Ave. Auxiliary Lanes | Ohio Department of Transportation
Comments may also be sent via mail to:
Mr. Mark Alan Carpenter, P.E.
District Environmental Engineer
5500 Transportation Blvd.
Garfield Heights, OH, 44125
By phone at 216-584-2089 or email via
Comments will be received until October 25, 2021.
Rental and Utility Assistance
If you are struggling to pay your rent or are behind in paying your utility bills, apply today.
Concerned about your housing or an eviction?
You may qualify for free legal representation, call Legal Aid at 216-687-1900.
Job Opportunities
Follow Near West Job Board Facebook Page for daily job postings.
2021 Cleveland Waste Pick-up Schedule
As a reminder, cans are not to be placed outside earlier than 12 pm the day before garbage pick-up and must be removed by 12 pm the day following garbage pick-up.