Political

Rose M. Allen

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Rose M. Allen, 62 years old. I am a 34 year resident of Euclid, currently living at North Pointe. I am a semi-retired pharmacist. I review projects as an independent contractor for the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, on an as assigned basis.

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Volume 1, Issue 5, Posted 8:30 AM, 09.11.2010

Kathy Gambatese

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Kathryn E. Gambatese, 68 years old. Lives in Richmond Heights. Current position, 21 years as councilwoman, city of Richmond Heights (compensated), volunteer.

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Volume 1, Issue 5, Posted 8:30 AM, 09.11.2010

Ray Schmidlin

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Raymond J. Schmidlin Jr., 46 years old, Attorney.

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Volume 1, Issue 5, Posted 8:30 AM, 09.11.2010

Jim Joyner

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Jim Joyner, 62 years old. Resides in University Heights. My current position is as a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor (LICDC) and Internationally Certified Clinical Supervisor (ICCS). I have worked in the field of addiction treatment, prevention, education and intervention services for 39 years. I am in private practice providing counseling, consultation and formal intervention services for families and other individuals who are concerned about someone’s alcohol or other drug use. I also provide over 150 trainings each year for groups and organizations like MADD, the Society for the Prevention of Violence and the Northeast Ohio Carpenters’ Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program, to name a few.

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Volume 1, Issue 5, Posted 8:30 AM, 09.11.2010

Phil Robinson

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Phillip Robinson, Jr., 29 years old. Resides in University Heights. I currently serve as a 2010 Cleveland Executive Fellow, where I have developed business growth plans and co-authored a study on improving local neighborhoods. Previously, I worked for U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and later, for two Fortune 500 global communications firms.

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Volume 1, Issue 5, Posted 8:30 AM, 09.11.2010

Philip Fine

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Philip Fine, 65. I live in Beachwood. I am an attorney who specializes in bankruptcy, foreclosure defense and family law.

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Volume 1, Issue 5, Posted 8:30 AM, 09.11.2010

Our 10th Amendment

I have been thinking a lot lately about our Founding Fathers and our Constitution. These people were not only very brave but also very intelligent. When they established the federal government they knew things could get out of hand so they added some amendments. The most important one to me is the 10th Amendment. This one was put in place to protect us (we the people) and our individual states from a corrupt government.

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Volume 1, Issue 3, Posted 1:37 PM, 06.24.2010

Tea Party & Goooh

I just picked up a copy of the new Euclid Observer. It was very nice and informative. I sent many letters over the years to the Sun Journal and old Observer, and hope to make good use of this one too.

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Volume 1, Issue 2, Posted 12:45 PM, 05.20.2010

Be Prepared to Vote in the May 4 Primary Election

The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections encourages voters to be prepared for the May 4 Primary Election. Voters will cast ballots for candidates running for US Senate, US House of Representatives, state offices, including Governor, and Judicial Candidates. 

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Volume 1, Issue 1, Posted 12:45 PM, 05.20.2010

Euclid has a Primary Election May 4th

On Tuesday, May 4, Cuyahoga County will have a primary election. Voters will be choosing candidates in the primary to be their party’s nominees for the general election in November. 

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Volume 1, Issue 1, Posted 12:45 PM, 05.20.2010

Proposed Euclid Charter Changes

On May 4, the voters in Euclid will be deciding on changes to our charter. Three amendments are proposed. The ballot only has space for the proposed change. Without knowing the current language, a voter cannot make an intelligent choice.This article will attempt to provide information about these amendments. 

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Volume 1, Issue 1, Posted 12:45 PM, 05.20.2010

Euclid Library on May 4th ballot

Euclid residents are visiting the library and using our services more than ever! Since 2006 circulation of library materials is up 18%, visits to the library are up 11%, and the use of computer workstations is up 26%. And 2009 was a record-breaking year as cardholders checked out over 1.5 million items!  

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Volume 1, Issue 1, Posted 12:45 PM, 05.20.2010

Issues 26 and 27

On May 4th, Euclid voters will be asked to approve two changes to the City's Charter. Issue 26 raises the minimum amount of signatures to 25% from 15% of voters voting in the last general election, and Issue 27 imposes a 45 day time-limit on the gathering of signatures.

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Volume 1, Issue 1, Posted 12:45 PM, 05.20.2010

An Opinion of One

I can’t remember if I read it in a book or heard it in a movie but the statement has never left my mind. “When democracy dies, the people will have voted it out.” On May 4, or sooner if you mail in your ballot, the people of Euclid will vote on Charter Issues 26 & 27.

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Volume 1, Issue 1, Posted 12:45 PM, 05.20.2010

Tea Party Rally in Euclid

Despite cold weather and the threat of rain, over 100 turned out on Saturday April 17th after the scheduled outdoor Tea Party rally at Surveyors Park was moved inside to the Shore Cultural Centre small gymnasium.

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Volume 1, Issue 1, Posted 12:45 PM, 05.20.2010