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Re: “Thy Neighbor's Wife

Is this Gary Coiro the same man now married to Tracey Tiernan?!

Posted by BCCMaryland on 04/23/2017 at 1:56 AM

Re: “State Laws Allowed AT&T to Exclude Cleveland's Poorest Neighborhoods From High-Speed Internet Service

These racist bastards. This is a perfect example of how the Democratic machine here oppressed poor people.

There should be a public shaming for every politician and AT&T executive involved in this hideous plot.

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Posted by Madeline on 04/15/2017 at 6:08 AM

Re: “State Laws Allowed AT&T to Exclude Cleveland's Poorest Neighborhoods From High-Speed Internet Service

Pay close attention to the person that sponsored SB-117 the restrictive legislation, no other than Armond B. Thanks to the Black Pack aka the Black pastors of Cleveland for endorsing this man who by the way has done nothing for the people that pile into your pews dropping their hard earned pennies into your pockets listening to your ignorance and stupidity. You with others are the ones that are keeping your people repressed and dependent. When was the last time any of you even visited, talked with and sat with those in these now called DSL redlined neighborhoods, noting that most of you live so far away in the glitzy burbs you have to pay tolls or use your GPS devices to find the way. How funny sad it is that you then have the gall to stand and complain about the poor progress of the CMSD children because in some cases that don't have adequate access to the Internet. How we forget, your kids have the best and the brightest in the burbs. Shame on all of you that say that Frank and Armond are the best for us.

See ya in hell.

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Posted by Mayberry on 04/13/2017 at 8:54 AM

Re: “State Laws Allowed AT&T to Exclude Cleveland's Poorest Neighborhoods From High-Speed Internet Service

The question is moot. Everyone knows that white men can't jump, blacks are illiterate and don't use computers, and Asians have poor eyesight and can't possibly fly fighter planes.

Chuckles the Clown

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Posted by Chuckles the Clown on 04/13/2017 at 12:38 AM

Re: “State Laws Allowed AT&T to Exclude Cleveland's Poorest Neighborhoods From High-Speed Internet Service

How many Scene newspaper boxes are in these same neighborhoods?

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Posted by Bob on 04/12/2017 at 3:48 PM

Re: “State Laws Allowed AT&T to Exclude Cleveland's Poorest Neighborhoods From High-Speed Internet Service

The seedy ridiculousness actually circles back to one major issue in the State House and City Hall; do the idiots masquerading as public servants actually understand the legislation sitting on their desks. How many examples are needed of lobbyists essentially penning a bill or a cut-and-paste job replacing real research to realize that a screw job is as scripted as that visually impressive flying clothesline in a pro wrestling match -- unfortunately for consumers....their pain is real.

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Posted by LakeErieSeaGulls on 04/12/2017 at 10:05 AM

Re: “Meet the Guy Making Sure Something Like the Indians' 1948 Pennant is Never Lost Again

So is Muni Lot short for "Municipal Stadium Parking Lot"...or is it merely the "City of Cleveland Municipal Parking Lot?"

Even though I was a Die-hard Cub fan while growing up in Chicago, I watched and listened to both Chicago teams in those years. The White Sox broadcasters would say that the games were live from "Municipal Stadium"...

But by the time I moved here in the early Nineties, and began working for the Tribe, Herb Score and the TV crews and the ace sports scribes at the PD and the B-J all called it "Cleveland Stadium"... the Municipal part had been dropped, and was no longer heard. When did the change happen?

And NOBODY, in either the Sixties or the Nineties, EVER said "Muni"...so that's off the table.

Chuckles the Clown

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Posted by Chuckles the Clown on 04/07/2017 at 1:05 AM

Re: “Meet the Guy Making Sure Something Like the Indians' 1948 Pennant is Never Lost Again

People didn't call it Muni, but it was Cleveland Municipal Stadium. It was owned by the Cleveland Stadium Corp.
Muni is the parking lot along the Shoreway.

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Posted by Brian Dickey on 04/06/2017 at 11:03 AM

Re: “Meet the Guy Making Sure Something Like the Indians' 1948 Pennant is Never Lost Again

Good story, but there's one big flaw ... I worked for the Tribe organization in the Nineties, and nobody EVER called the venue Muni. Don't know where you pulled that one out of, kid, but I can guess. It was already Cleveland Stadium, even back then, and had been for a long time . Years.

Muni is the transit system in the City of San Francisco. Just a little heads-up.

Chuckles the Clown

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Posted by Chuckles the Clown on 04/05/2017 at 9:56 PM

Re: “The feds do their best to conceal a toxic horror lurking beneath Elyria

There needs to be excavating work done all over Elyria. Lots of tests need done. The Black River is still toxic from Superfund site 666. Then I have heard so many stories growing up in Elyria of toxic waste being illegally dumped in the old dump, that is covered over with dirt and grass now, right near the Superfund site. Then Aztec chemical used to always blow up over there too. I remember my mini blinds going straight horizontal when it blew up when I was about 11 years old.

Posted by grewupinelyria on 04/04/2017 at 10:56 PM

Re: “Tomb With a View

This is nothing new, the EPA has been letting Sherwin Williams dump all over our city for years. They have been cited by the EPA numberous times, if you don't believe me just go to the Ohio EPA in twinsburg, ask for every file they have on Sherwin Williams and be prepared to sit there for hours printing out all the information you like, they bill you for the copies but so worth it when you're looking for an injustice. The Ohio EPA did a cleanup in 2016, guess no one knew about it right? The city paid 594,00$ and was under budget they had hundreds of barrels, from Sherwin Williams, and a cubic tons of toxic soil, well cleveland was in no position to pay for the proper disposal of that dirt so it's currently sitting at Garden Valley projects waiting to be used for a 2.3 million$$$ dirt bike park. The proof is at the Ohio EPA in Twinsburg Ohio.

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Posted by whistleblower on 04/04/2017 at 5:58 PM

Re: “Tomb With a View

I wonder if scene reads these comments, but they should know that Sherwin Williams has been cited buy the Ohio EPA for having their own toxic waste on 6 of their own locations in cleveland that were not regulated to house them. Sherwin Williams is the largest oil based company in north east Ohio and the only company who would have access to large amounts of drums full of waste, and the only company who benefits from dumping their waste cheap. The Ohio EPA was also sleeping and charged the city of cleveland 594,000$ to clean up 2 toxic sites that cleveland owned on 91st and woodland, It was so bad the US Army provided the trucks to remove that toxic dirt. Cleveland didn't have the funds to dispose of that toxic dirt properly, guess where that toxic dirt is going???? That $2.3 million dirt bike park, the best way to hide something is in plain site.... the evidence I have from the EPA in D.C would shock you!

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Posted by MsInformation on 04/04/2017 at 5:49 PM

Re: “Tomb With a View

Scene should do a follow up article on this "a decade later". I wonder what has happened to Me Berger and the other people who were interviewed for this story? I can't believe any of the stores in City View are still operating. I tell my mom all the time to stay away from that place!

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Posted by Patty Whitaker on 04/04/2017 at 9:08 AM

Re: “Tomb With a View

Well, this story is 10 years old now. I wonder what has happened to Mr. Berger and others. Scene should do a follow up - "a decade later". Also, why is Giant Eagle and the smaller stores and restaurants still operating there. That whole thing should be shit down.

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Posted by Patty Whitaker on 04/04/2017 at 8:57 AM

Re: “Tomb With a View

I drive for Giant eagle and it's very eerie to deliver here, with giant eagle being the only storefront left. Seeing how far the asphalt ainks is very visual based on the tar seals around the buildings. The giant eagle docks have ramps to raise the backs of the trailers up high enough to match the dock plates to unload since it's sunken so much. Interesting article, even though it was written in 2007. I am posting this comment in April if 2017.

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Posted by Giant Eagle Driver on 04/04/2017 at 7:03 AM

Re: “Badlands

Joleo: my father worked there, too when he was younger and told me that trucks of chemicals would regularly dump the chemicals a few times a week directly into the "Soup Ponds".

My grandma who was Diamond Alkali/Diamond Shamrock's Head Nurse for 40 years - also told me that she treated workers regularly that were exposed to chemicals. My grandma (her name was Caroline) died from forgetting to take her medicine for a blood disorder. Now that I reread this entire article and all your comments, I wonder if her blood disorder was caused by 40 years of toxic exposure from working at Diamond?

I didn't remember that they moved to Dallas, Texas, either. I live in Texas and am going to send this article to somebody in the government in Dallas to make sure this company is not up to their old tricks again.

By the way, I called the police when I was about 7 or 8 years old. They shut the plant down afterward. Sorry to those families that lost jobs, including my grandma, but there is a right and a wrong way to live - and dumping toxic chemicals where I grew up is discussing and illegal. That company should have been put out of business, instead of just moving to another state - Texas. Unbelievable. I just emailed this story to the President in hopes that he may put a stop to this and other chemical dumping in America.

Posted by Patrick Benadum on 04/03/2017 at 3:05 AM

Re: “Takin' a Ride

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Posted by Noel on 03/31/2017 at 8:16 AM

Re: “Smooth Criminal

Apples don't fall far from the tree

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Posted by Anchel on 03/30/2017 at 9:20 AM

Re: “The Origins and Evolution of the Cleveland Accent (Yes, You Have an Accent, Cleveland)

So, I am a ne ohioan, lived in Ashtabula 40 some years, before I began nomadic life. My sister, who had moved to Denver years before I did, laughed at my "Midwest accent". I protested, of course, as I had this grammatically correct need to enunciate my words correctly, I have grown a large vocabulary and generally try to say what I mean, and mean what I say, a distressingly rare thing these days. But, she did clarify this accent to amount to a vowel difference, ahia, indeed was how she presented this, though, I have never said Ohio any other way than with long O's, but nasally, yes sometimes the vowels come out nasally and drawn out, something I thought was Appalachian more than Ohioan. Within our own family, Mom said maptress and chimbly...where she found the p and the b in those words, I haven't got the foggiest idea. Daddy was the closest to the hill Williams, but he spoke like everyone else in the area...and both my parents were born and raised in Ashtabula County, not leaving until after the 80s stripped the jobs away. Now, since I have lived in all four time zones and on all four coasts...my accent is undeniably muddied and not so identifiable any more, but I worked to be less nasally, but sometimes Soda comes out pop, anyhow. Somebody makes fun of my accent, I ask them to read Conneaut....then I can laugh at them. It most definitely is not con-noot. Ashtabula seems hard for many, too, especially inflection wise. It is ash tah bula, not Ash tab oola. Lol

Posted by Lisa M Cara on 03/25/2017 at 7:10 AM

Re: “From Superman to Bedpans, 8 of the Best, Strangest, Largest and Most Unique Collections in Cleveland

If anyone out there collects artifacts related to FDR (32nd POTUS, 1933-1945), I have something very rare that I might be willing to sell, for the right price. I also collect railroad stuff...but electric-powered only (subways, elevated trains, streetcars, trolley buses, etc.)

Chuckles the Clown

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Posted by Chuckles the Clown on 03/24/2017 at 9:28 PM

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