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Heatwave predicted in Cleveland this week! Be Prepared

Submitted by sshockley on Mon, 07/15/2019 - 14:41

Local forecasters indicate that the warmest days on average in Cleveland are July 9-16th. This week they are predicting temperatures in the 90s through Sunday, so well above the normal average of 83 degrees. These days also occur consecutively, which means we have a heatwave approaching.

When heatwaves happen, it is important to pay attention to your body and act accordingly. It is also important that we keep an eye on our older residents, babies, and pets. Everyone can safely enjoy this unseasonably hot weather by following these tips:

City of Cleveland, CPP begin installation of 61,000 LED streetlights

Submitted by sshockley on Fri, 07/12/2019 - 13:41

The City of Cleveland recently announced the launch of its streetlight conversion program, a project that combines cost-saving and energy-efficient LED streetlights with smart camera technology. A total of 61,000 streetlights –owned by Cleveland Public Power (CPP) – are scheduled to be replaced over an 18-month period. The $35 million project is part of Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s Safe Smart CLE initiative.