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County Announces Round Three of Stabilization Grant Funding to Support Businesses During Pandemic

Posted on November 20, 2020

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH — Cuyahoga County is working with partners from across the region to continue deploying millions of dollars through a Small Business Stabilization Fund to support small neighborhood-based businesses that have been impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the continuing need, the County has partnered with Cleveland Neighborhood Progress to launch...

Refuse Collection Not Affected by Thanksgiving Day Holiday

Posted on November 20, 2020

Refuse collection will not be affected by Thanksgiving Day holiday.  Put your trash and recyclables out on regularly scheduled day.

Holiday Lighting Display Update

Posted on November 20, 2020

The City of Bedford’s Holiday Lights in the Historic District of Downtown Bedford is scheduled to be on display from November 25, 2020 until January 8, 2021. The traditional lighting display, which includes refreshments and a visit from Santa Claus, will not be possible this year due to the current State orders and County advisories. However,...

Health Order Signed Encouraging Ohioans to Stay Home

Posted on November 19, 2020

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced that Ohio Department of Health Director Stephanie McCloud signed a health order encouraging people to stay at home during specified hours unless they are working or engaged in an essential activity. “As COVID-19 continues to spread in Ohio, we need a stronger response to minimize the impact on...

Cuyahoga County Awards CHN Housing Partners $2 million to Assist Residents Impacted by COVID-19

Posted on November 18, 2020

If your finances have been affected by COVID-19, you may qualify for utility bill assistance. Money is available to help residents affected by COVID-19 with utility bills like water, sewer, gas and electric. Relief is only available until December 31, 2020!   Funding provided by Cuyahoga County. If your finances have been affected by COVID-19, you...

ODJFS to Provide Up to $25 Million in CARES Act Grants to Nonprofit Agencies

Posted on November 17, 2020

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) today announced the process for nonprofit organizations that serve low-income and at-risk Ohioans to apply for federal CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act grants. Up to $25 million will be awarded. “Those who were in need prior to this pandemic are...

State Issues New Order Regarding Gatherings

Posted on November 16, 2020

The Ohio Department of Health has issued a revised health order to limit mass gatherings in Ohio. In order to minimize the spread of COVID-19 through airborne particles passing between people in close contact, wedding receptions, funeral repasts, and other events at banquet facilities are subject to the restrictions below. This order does not apply...

Case Data Now Available By Zipcode

Posted on November 12, 2020

The State of Ohio coronavirus web site now has a dashboard on which users can filter case data by zip code.  Click here for a direct link to this resource.

Governor Calls on Ohioans

Posted on November 12, 2020

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— In a statewide address to Ohioans Wednesday evening, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine called on citizens to recommit to their individual efforts to prevent coronavirus spread as Ohio moves through its most intense, widespread, and dangerous surge of cases to date. Ohio is currently facing a record number of coronavirus-related hospitalizations and intensive care admissions,...

Refuse Collection Not Affected by Veterans Day Holiday

Posted on November 6, 2020

Refuse collection will not be affected by Veterans Day holiday.  Put your trash and recyclables out on regularly scheduled day.

Governor DeWine’s Open Letter to Ohioans

Posted on November 2, 2020

Editor’s note: Below is the text of an open letter from Governor DeWine to the people of Ohio in the final days before the election calling for unity and renewed commitment to fighting the coronavirus. November 1, 2020 My Fellow Ohioans: On this Sunday before Election Day, I encourage you to vote if you have...

City Repeals Criminal Activity Nuisance Ordinance

Posted on October 29, 2020

NOTICE OF REPEAL The City of Bedford has repealed City Ordinance Section 511.12, the City’s Criminal Activity Nuisance Ordinance or CANO.  Pursuant to a legal settlement, this ordinance may no longer be enforced and no version of it may be reenacted.    

Leaf Collection

Posted on October 28, 2020

We will make continuous rounds of the city until all leaves are collected. Please do not rake leaves into the street as they block the catch basins and storm sewers. Please be considerate of parking on the street during leaf season. Workers are not able to pick up leaves if there is a car parked...

Celebrating Halloween Guidance

Posted on October 28, 2020

The City of Bedford will adhere to the Ohio Department of Health’s “Celebrating Halloween” guidance released on Friday, September 18th. Trick-or-treat activities will be from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Saturday, October 31st in Bedford. To protect the safety and health of all members of our community while celebrating Halloween, the City of Bedford encourages...

Home Relief Grant

Posted on October 28, 2020

CARES Act funds are available to low-income Ohioans impacted financially by the pandemic.  Ohio households with an annual income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines and who are behind on rent, mortgage, and water and/or sewer utility bill can apply for assistance to catch up on past payments back to April 1,...

Rent Assistance Available from MyCom/CCBH

Posted on October 27, 2020

A program for rent and utility assistance is now available through a partnership between MyCom and the Cuyahoga County Board of Health.  Qualified applicants who have been impacted by COVID-19 may receive up to $3,000.00.  For more information on eligibility and to apply for assistance, click here.

Financial Planning Courses Available to Ohio Businesses

Posted on October 26, 2020

Starting and running a business is a challenge, and more than half fail in the first four years. The economic volatility of recent COVID-19 disruption has amplified confusion, anxiety, and fear. A six-session virtual course in financial management can give participants the tools and confidence needed to manage their businesses by the numbers. The program...

Assistance from State Available to Bars and Restaurants

Posted on October 26, 2020

The state of Ohio has created a $37.5 million fund to help bars and restaurants that have been hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund will provide $2,500 grants to eligible liquor permit holders in Ohio. The application for the Bar and Restaurant Assistance Fund will be available at businesshelp.ohio.gov starting November 2. Businesses applying...

$125 Million Grant Program Will Help Ohio Small Businesses

Posted on October 23, 2020

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced a $125 million grant program to help small businesses that have been harmed by the effects of COVID-19. The grants will provide $10,000 to small businesses in Ohio with no more than 25 employees. The program will be administered by the Ohio Development Services...

Xellia Pharmaceuticals To Commence Manufacturing at Bedford Site

Posted on October 13, 2020

Congratulations to Bedford’s Xellia Pharmaceuticals on the grand opening of their newly renovated manufacturing space!  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a traditional grand opening was not held but a video of the new facility was shared. https://www.xellia.com/about-us/our-sites/cleveland      
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