What's depressing, is that a lot of that money, flowed to people (businesses) who largely did not live in Maple Heights, and who hired little to no minorities from Maple Heights.
We see the mayor of Maple Heights doing what (we think) he does best ... suing people (we aren't saying always successfully) who oppose him. Perhaps he's delivering a message, ... if you criticize him, ... if you oppose him, you may just get sued or perhaps investigated. Will someone please give Ciaravino a phone call?
[Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 13.2%(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.7% for Black residents, 13.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 24.1% for two or more races residents)] Figures most likely have changed for 2012, so if you click the link, you may see other figures, but question the accuracy.
'Income Achievement Gap' Almost Double Black-White Performance Gap, Report Shows
by Louis Freedberg
What Role for Labor in the Progressive Uprising? A Conversation With Labor Strategist Stephen Lerner | | AlterNet by Amy Dean
December 21, 2011 [Politifact Ohio]
Governor's health benefits claim a favorite from 2011
LANSKY VAN WITH CAMPAIGN SIGN PARKED IN FRONT OF THE POLLS. NOTE DATE AND TIME STAMP IN FRONT OF THIS POLLING PLACE / also WE WERE TOLD, A CITY OF MAPLE HEIGHTS EMPLOYEE DROVE THE VAN (PLEASE CHECK)