Coping with Coronavirus

Sign this digital high school yearbook to congratulate Class of 2020 graduates in Northeast Ohio

We invite you to post a message to a specific senior or a general sentiment to the Class of 2020 to honor the thousands of Northeast Ohio graduates who are missing out on the last rites of high school. Read more »

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court announces easing of some coronavirus restrictions while jury trials remain suspended

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court announces easing of some coronavirus restrictions while jury trials remain suspended

Administrative and Presiding Judge Brendan Sheehan issued an administrative order that extends a moratorium on jury trials through at least July, but lays out how the court will slowly begin to allow more judges to hold hearings starting on Monday.

Ohio pools allowed to open Tuesday, but many choose to stay closed

Ohio pools allowed to open Tuesday, but many choose to stay closed

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Many Northeast Ohio families are facing a summer without trips to the pool.While the state of Ohio told pools that they could reopen today if they followed guidelines meant to halt the spread of COVID-19, many cities have decided to close their outdoor municipal pools, either temporarily or for the summer. Some cities cited health concerns, and worries about their ability to meet the Ohio Department of Health’s rules for reopening pools, which includes social distancing and frequent sanitizing of surfaces.

Cleveland Business Journal offers free virtual Paycheck Protection Program event

Cleveland Business Journal offers free virtual Paycheck Protection Program event

Journalists Sougata Mukherjee and Andy Medici will offer updates and insights into the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) when the Cleveland Business Journal hosts a free virtual event on this topic on Thursday, June 4 at 2 p.m.Mukherjee and Medici have written extensively about PPP since the program began inception as part of the CARES Act that went into effect on March 27. The journalists work for American City Business Journals, the parent company of CBJ.

Jimmy Dimora wouldn’t have contracted coronavirus had prison officials followed orders from AG, judge, his attorney says

Jimmy Dimora wouldn’t have contracted coronavirus had prison officials followed orders from AG, judge, his attorney says

Had officials followed the guidance of the attorney general or the order of a federal judge, one of Cuyahoga County’s most notorious politicians would not have contracted the coronavirus while serving time at a federal prison in Ohio, his attorney argued.

Fewer bikes, temperature checks: What some gyms will look like when they reopen May 26

Fewer bikes, temperature checks: What some gyms will look like when they reopen May 26

Practice makes perfect. That’s the mantra of Orangetheory Fitness staffers, who have spent three weeks going through dry runs of the new procedures that will be in force when these facilities open after the COVID-19 shutdown.Orangetheory staff practiced performing temperature and symptom checks on members, opening the facility’s doors just five minutes before class starts, and pointing out floor decals that will help fitness buffs maintain a six-foot distance.

Cities still observe Memorial Day: Sun Postings

Despite coronavirus pandemic, cities still observe Memorial Day: Sun Postings

Memorial Day celebrations have been impacted by the coronavirus health crisis. Seven Hills honors its May Hall of Fame Resident of the Month. Area residents graduate with medical, pharmaceutical and other medical professional degrees, and the Parma Animal Shelter plans a dine-to-donate fundraiser. Check out this week's Sun Postings community column for more details.