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Warming shelters set up throughout NE Ohio
Daytime shelter is the emphasis for now

Web Editor
M.L. Schultze
In The Region:

Cities throughout the region have set up warming shelters as temperatures plunge to zero and below. 

Cleveland is opening shelters at its 20 recreation centers from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and tomorrow. Akron is opening up its 11 community centers today with hours stretching from as early as 7:30 a.m. to as late as 9 p.m. 

Red Cross and the House of the Lord are also operating shelters. 

In Canton, the city is opening a shelter in the southeast end today and southwest tomorrow, and the Civic Center overnight. SARTA buses will shuttle people from the southeast today to the Civic Center.

Cleveland (all are today and tomorrow, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.):

  • Alexander Hamilton, 13200 Kinsman Ave.
  • Central, 2526 Central Ave.
  • Clark Rec, 5706 Clark Ave.
  • Collinwood, 16300 Lake Shore Blvd.
  • Cory, 10510 Drexel Ave.
  • Cudell Fine Arts, 10013 Detroit Ave.
  • Cudell Rec, 1910 West Blvd.
  • Earle B. Turner, 11300 Miles Ave.
  • Fairfax, 2335 East 82nd St.
  • Glenville, 680 East 113th St.
  • Gunning, 16700 Puritas Ave.
  • Halloran Park, 3550 West 117th St.
  • Kenneth L. Johnson, 9206 Woodland Ave.
  • John F. Kennedy, 17300 Harvard Ave.
  • E.J. Kovacic, 6250 St. Clair Ave.
  • Lonnie Burten, 2511 East 46th St.
  • Michael Zone, 6301 Lorain Ave.
  • Stella Walsh, 7345 Broadway Ave.
  • Sterling, 1380 East 32nd St.
  • Thurgood Marshall, 8611 Hough Ave.
  • Zelma George, 3155 MLK Blvd.

Akron (all hours are for today):

  • Ed Davis Community Center (noon-8 p.m.)
  • Ellet Community Center  (8 a.m.-7:30 p.m.)
  • Firestone Park Community Center (9 a.m.-9 p.m.)
  • Joy Park Community Center   (noon-6 p.m.)
  • Kenmore Community Center   (7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.)
  • Lawton Street Community Center   (noon-6 p.m.)
  • Mason Park Community Center  (9 a.m.-8 p.m.)
  • Northwest Family Recreation Center  (9 a.m.-8 p.m.)
  • Patterson Park Community Center   (11 a.m.-8 p.m.)
  • Reservoir Park Community Center  (10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.)
  • Summit Lake Community Center  (noon-9 p.m.)
  • American Red Cross, 501 W. Market St., (8a.m.-5 p.m.)
  • The House of the Lord, 1650 Diagonal Rd., (8:30a.m.-7 p.m.)


  • Edward “Peel” Coleman Southeast Community Center, 1400 Sherrick Rd. SE (today noon-9 p.m.)*
  • Canton Civic Center, 1101 Market Ave N (noon throughout the night)
  • Goodwill, 408 Ninth St. SW (Tuesday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.)
  • SARTA buses will shuttle people from the Coleman center to the Civic Center.




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