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Ohio Happenings:


Mayor invites citizens to Town Hall meetings

Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson invites citizens to attend Town Hall Meetings to hear about and offer input regarding the City’s plans and initiatives, and to bring other matters to the administration’s attention. Representatives from all city departments will be available at each meeting to hear suggestions and answer questions. Citizens may attend at any location. 

All meetings will be held from 6 to 8 pm:
Tuesday, May 3 – Point Place Library, 2727 117th Street
Wednesday, May 11 – East Toledo Family Center, 1020 Varland
Monday, May 16 – Bowsher High School, 2200 Arlington Avenue
Tuesday, May 24 – Sanger Branch Library, 3030 West Central Avenue

To request a specific topic be covered at a meeting, citizens may call 419-245-1001 or email the Mayor’s office at mayor@toledo.oh.gov.


1820 East 28th Street

Lorain, OH 44052





Public Welcome!


The Mexican Mutual Society (MMS)  “SAVE THE CLUB!” Campaign focuses on fundraising events to help sustain the operation of the MMS’s home in South Lorain. Founded in 1928, it is one of the few remaining historical ethnic clubs in Lorain.


Join in the fun on Friday nights from 6-9 pm. with the Celebrity Bartenders as the crowd cheers and the big bell rings as the tip donations role in for the Mexican Mutual Society! The public is welcome to come and support the Club and your favorite bartender.  Delicious Mexican food is available from Hector’s Kitchen.


May 6, 2016.  Here come the Judge Candidates! Sherri Glass for Lorain County Domestic Relations Judge and Chris Cook for Lorain County Common Pleas Court Judge


May 13, 2016.  MMS welcomes Lorain Firefighters, who will be lighting the fire and grilling hamburgers and hotdogs while serving up refreshments.



ANNUAL CINCO de MAYO BUFFET.  Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 5-7 pm.

The Club will be serving up great Mexican food and other favorites.  Cost is $12. Cash bar. This popular annual event will kick off the Club’s Cinco de Mayo festivities. Bring your friends and family and enjoy the food and lively conversation!



Saturday, May 7, 2016.


7:30 am.  3rd  Annual El Centro Cinco de Mayo 5K Race in collaboration with the Mexican

Mutual Society.  On-site registration and package pick-up at 7:30 am. at Bur Oak Park, 6150 Ford Road, Elyria.  Race begins at 9:00 am. Visit the El Centro website at www.lorainelcentro.com for registration form and race details.


4:00 pm.  Mexican Mutual Society’s 19th Annual Cinco de Mayo Parade is hailed as the second largest parade in the City of Lorain, second only to the Lorain International Parade! 90+ units this year! Everyone loves this parade! Be THERE!


The parade will begin at St. Frances Cabrini Church (former St. John’s Church) Route 57 and Homewood Drive, travel west on Homewood Drive, north onto Clinton Avenue, west on E. 31st Street, north on Pearl Avenue to East 29th Street where parade will disband and meet at Mexican Mutual Society courtyard, 1820 East 28th Street.


·          During the parade, a wreath will be placed at the Hispanic Veterans Memorial in Oakwood Park, corner of Clinton Avenue and East 31st Street

·          TV Coverage of Parade by Lorain City Schools, Channel 20

·          Mexican food available with proceeds to benefit MMS Scholarship Fund

·          Family Fun! Children’s games, face painting, piñata and cornhole


(The following schedule is subject to slight changes.)


5:30 pm. Opening Ceremony-Courtyard of Mexican Mutual Society Club


·          Color Guard and Presentation of Flags by Lorain High School Army JROTC

·          United States and Mexican National Anthems


5:45 pm.  Welcome and IntroductionJoel Arredondo, MMS President


6:00 pm.  Little Queen Coronation-Little Queen Gia LeAnn Soto , Princess Xzadriana Natal     and Duchess Elena Nieto


6:25 pm.  Entertainment-Cultural Dance by Alma de Mexico


6:45 pm.  Speakers, Recognitions and Proclamations


7:15 pm.  Announcements and Acknowledgements


7:45 pm.  Raffle Drawing


8:00 pm.  Music and Dancing-- featuring DJ Jose “Pepe” Rivera


Public is invited to attend the fun filled Cinco de Mayo Fiesta!

For further information regarding events, call 440-277-7375.




JOB HELP MONDAYS: Looking for a job?  Do you need help applying for that job online?  Visit Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library for free, basic help sessions this May.  No need to make an appointment. Just drop in anytime on Mondays from 2 to 4 p.m.  For more information, call the Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ.  The Main Library is located at 351 W. Sixth St. in Lorain.

ZUMBA: Join the Zumba workout craze and shed pounds while dancing at Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library on Monday, May 2 and on Monday, May 9 from 6 to 7 p.m. Preregistration is required and is available online at LorainPublicLibrary.org or by calling the Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ.  

COMPUTERS FOR BEGINNERS: Visit Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library to get started with computer basics such as using a mouse, identifying computer parts and an introduction to the Windows operating system. This class will be on Friday, May 6 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and includes an opportunity to receive a Certificate of Completion mouse skills certificate. Preregistration is required and is available online at LorainPublicLibrary.org or by calling the Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ. 

BASIC YOGA: Join the weekly Friday yoga class taught by Tom Gorman at Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library.  Bring a yoga mat or beach towel for this hourlong program on Friday, May 6 and Friday, May 13 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Preregistration is required and is available online at LorainPublicLibrary.org or by calling the Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ. 

YARN CLUB: Knitting/crochet instructor Valerie Dillard will teach and review the basic stitches of knitting and crochet at Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library on Saturday, May 7 and Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to noon. The Yarn Club is open to teens and adults. Beginners as well as those who have come to her previous classes are welcome to join the club. Yarn is provided for practice. Bring knitting needles (size 9 or 10) or a crochet hook (size G or H). Preregistration is required and is available online at LorainPublicLibrary.org or by calling the Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ. 

BOOK SALE: Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library is hosting a book sale in May beginning with the preview sale reserved for members of the Friends of the Lorain Public Library, Inc. on Thursday, May 12 from 5 to 8 p.m.  New members may join, or former members may renew their annual Lorain Friends memberships that evening. The book sale is open to the public on Friday, May 13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, May 16 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, including Friends membership fees, call the Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ.

ZENTANGLE® 101: Interested in learning a new art form?  Attend this fun session on Zentangle, a very easy method of drawing used to create beautiful images from repetitive patterns, at Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library on Saturday, May 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. It is suitable for beginners and seasoned artists alike.  With Zentangle one can create designs that can be used for gifts, greeting cards and more.  However, Zentangle has also been helpful to others for relieving stress, panic attacks and chronic pain, and in rehabilitation and weight loss.  During the class the entire process is broken down and taught “one stroke at a time.”  You will be amazed at what you will accomplish at the end of just one class. Preregistration is required and is available online at LorainPublicLibrary.org or by calling the Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ.  

GET INTRODUCED TO SOCIAL MEDIA: Social media allows you to interact with people online. Learn how to create, share and exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks online, including Facebook and Twitter, at Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library on Saturday, May 14 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Preregistration is required and is available online at LorainPublicLibrary.org or by calling the Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ. 

FOUNDATION NIGHT AT THE CRUSHERS: Purchase tickets to the Lake Erie Crushers game on Saturday, May 14 at 7:05 p.m. and raise money for The Foundation of the Lorain Public Library System, Inc.  In order for money to be donated back to the library Foundation, you must buy tickets before Friday, May 13 from a dedicated link that you’ll find on LorainPublicLibrary.org.  Find the link in the events calendar under May 14 or in the Scoop news section of the website.  Home Box tickets are $9 each.  Gates open at 6 p.m.  For more information, contact Mike Mays with the Crushers at 440-934-8238 or mmays@lakeeriecrushers.com.  The Lake Erie Crushers home field is All Pro Freight Stadium located at 2009 Baseball Blvd. in Avon.








For Latino-style dancing in the Detroit area go to: www.detroitsalsa.com


Any listings? Post gratis. Contact La Prensa at 419-870-6565 (Rico, NW Ohio), 313-729-4435 (Nanette Nieto, Michigan), 440-320-8221 (Rubén Torres, NE Ohio), or, better yet, email to laprensa1@yahoo.com. Always check for changes.





Bailes y La Música  



Argonne Hall, 43 E. Central Ave., bailes every Sat., $5 cover. 419.254.0000.

Club La Vista, Downtown Toledo, corner of Summit St. and Locust with DJ playing the latest hits in Bachata, Merengue and Salsa; Daily and Nightly Specials on Drinks and Food; (419) 241-1173.

Club Mystique, 3122 Airport Hwy. w/ salsa, merengue, hip hop; DJ on Thur. (Ladies night) , Fri. (mas Tejano), & Sat. (Latina); no cover before 10:00PM; 419.704.5108.

Arnoldo’s Restaurant, 4725 Woodville Rd; salsa; call 419.693.9777.

Kiki’s Club, 2522 W. 21st St. & Rt 58, Fri: Hip Hop/Latino; Sat: Latino, 9:00PM-2:30AM; 440.989.1422.







Have entertainment?

Call Rico at: 313.729.4435, or email to: laprensa1@yahoo.com.



Detour Lounge, 1824 Springwells Street; every Friday night; Baile Cumbia; free cumbia lessons; DJ Manolito; cumbia, salsa, ranchera, merengue; 313.849.0900.

Club International, 6060 W. Fort Street; weekly Sat.; 313.995.4938.

Envy, 234 W. Larned; Fri., 248.756.4821.

Half Past 3, 2554 Grand River, Sat: Latin Dance Parties with DJ Cisco; salsa, merengue, bachata; free salsa lessons; ladies free before 10PM; 313.304.8953 and 248.756.4821. www.danceindetroit.com.

Los Galanes, 3362 Bagley St., most Fri. & Sat; 313.554.4444.

Ferndale: Posh, 22061 Woodward, Sun., 248.756.4821.

Luna Pier: Luna Pier Ballroom; most Saturday nights; El Baile Grande, 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. Call 734.848.4326.

Pontiac: HEAT, Pike St. & N. Saginaw St., Fri; at the main level: salsa, merengue, bachata & Latin House music by DJ Cisco & Alfredo; in the Hookah Lounge: flamenco, reggae, & Arabic music. 248.756.4821 or www.salsadetroit.com.

Royal Oak: Wed. & Thurs; Sky Club, 401 S. Lafayette; doors open at 8 p.m. with free dance lessons at 8:15 p.m; 21 and over; proper attire; 586.254.0560 or 248.756.4821.

Utica: Argentine Tango Detroit, 7758 Auburn Road; Tango on Fri; 586.254.0560.


Spanish Church Services  





• Evangelical Assemblies

of God

705 Lodge St. 43609

Pastor Moses Rodríguez

Miér., 7:00PM

Dom., 11:00AM



• First Spanish Church of God

1331 E. Broadway 43605

Dom., 10:00 a.m.& 5:00PM

Mier. & Vier., 7:00PM

Sab., 6:00 p.m.



• Iglesia Bautista

El Buen Pastor

521 Spencer Rd. 43609

Rev. Dr. Alberto Martínez

Berna Aguilar, Youth Pastor

Miér., 6:00PM

Sab., 6:00PM

Dom., 10:15AM, 11:20AM,




• Iglesia Cristo La Roca de Salvación

2052 Front St. 43605

Pastores: Exh. Miguel & Blanca Ladriyé

Dom: Escuela 10:30AM; Culto Evangelistico 6:30PM



• Iglesia Nueva Vida

2025 Airport Hwy 43609

Pastor Titular: Josué Rodríguez

Pastor Asociado: José Rosario

Domingo 12:30PM

Estudio Biblico: Jue. 7PM



• Iglesia Torre Fuerte

Iglesia de Bible Temple

3327 Airport Hwy 43609

Pastor Guadalupe Rios

Dom. 5:30PM



• La Primera Iglesia Bautista

628 Elm St. 43604

Pastor: José Luis Jirón

Escuela dominical: 10:00AM

Culto de adoración:11:00A

Los cultos son bilingüe

Bible studies: Sat. 10:00AM



• SS. Peter & Paul

728 S. St. Clair St. 43609

Fr. Richard Notter

Dom., 12:00PM[en español]





• Sacred Heart Chapel

4301 Pearl Ave.

Rev. William A. Thaden

Sister Theresa Stegman,

Sister Elisea Bonano


Dom., 8AM, 10AM,& Noon

Lun., jueves, vier. 9:30AM

Mier., 6:30PM/Sáb., 6:00PM


• House of Praise

International Church

4321 Elyria Ave. 44055

Pastor Gilbert & Eileen Silva


Dom., 9 & 10:30AM [Eng.]

Dom., 12:30PM [Spanish]

Dom., 1:30PM

Mar. & Jue., 7:00PM


• Iglesia del Dios Viviente

254 Barres Lane

Elyria OH 44035

Pastor Martin & Carmen Moyet


Mier., 7-8:30PM Conocimientos Biblicos

Dom., 1:00PM Evangelio y Adoración


Iglesia Pentecostal

Cristo Misionera

1930 Broadway 44055

Paster Miguel Serrano


Dom., Escuela dom. 10AM

Dom., culto evan. 6PM

Martes, jueves, viernes @ 7PM: Evangelistas Daniel González, Francisco Vega, Abel Robles


• La Iglesia de Dios, Inc.

Rev. Angel L. Rivera

3115 Elyria Ave. 44052



• Misión Cristiana Faro de Luz

(Disciplos de Cristo)

940 West Fifth St. 44052

Pastor Luis A. Morales


Dom., 1:00PM: Predicación

Dom., 4:00PM: Escuela Biblica






• Our Savior Nuestro Salvador Luthern Church

4501 Clinton Ave. 44055

Rev. Cora Lee Meier


Dom., 11:15AM:Serv. de Adoración

Dom., 10:00AM: Escuela



• The Salvation Army

2506 Broadway 44052

Pastores Carlos & Trudy Medina

Dom: 11:00AM Reunion de Adoración; 1:00PM Escuela

Mier: 6:30PM Estudio Biblico

Vier: 6:00PM Club de Niños



• Christian Tabernacle International Church

2203 Meister Rd. 44053

Pastores David &

Mildred Figueroa

Dom., 10:00AM (Escuela Dominical)

Dom., 5:30PM

Martes & Jueves: 7:30PM








Principe de Paz

Hispanic Luthern Church

1607 East 31st St.



Iglesia del Dios Viviente

254 Barres lane

Elyria OH 44035

Pastor Martin & Carmen Moyet

Dom: Adoración 1:00PM

Mier: Biblicos 7:00PM

Sáb: Programa radial 1040AM 1:30PM



• Iglesia Nueva Vida

2327 Holmden Ave.

Cleveland OH 44109

Rev. José Reyes

Serv. culto: mier. 8:00PM

vier. 8:00PM

dom. 11:00AM




Iglesia Pentecostal

“La Senda Antigua”

Pastores Rolando & Lizzette Velázquez

2681 West 14th Street

Cleveland OH 44113


Orden de Cultos:

Dom:10:30AM Esc. dominical; noon: Culto Evang., Pro-Templo

lun: 7PM clase de Nuevos Creyentes

Mar: 7PM Oración y Est. Biblico

mier: 7PM Culto de Hogares

jueves: 7PM Culto Generales

Vier: 7PM Culto Generales


Sagrada Familia

Fr. David Fallon

7719 Detroit Ave.

Cleveland OH 44102

Sat. Vigil 5:00PM

Sun., 9:00AM & 11:30AM



St. Francis Parish

Superior Ave. & 71st St.

Cleveland OH

Sat. Vigil 4:00PM

Sáb., 10:00AM [Español]

Sat., 11:30AM [Eng.]

Weekdays, 7:30AM



St. Michael the Archangel

Fr. Jaime McCreight

3114 Scranton Rd.

Cleveland OH 44109

Sat., 5:00PM [English]

Sáb., 7:00PM [Español]

Sun., 9:45AM [Eng.]

Dom., Noon [Esp.]




Misión Cristiana Nueva Vida

2003 West Blvd.

Cleveland OH 44102

Dom. 9:00AM [Español]

Sociedad de Niños: Vier. 6:30PM

Pastores Vanessa Rivera y

Luís Castellano

440-220-2368 ó



• Iglesia Cristiana Fuente De Salvacion

3780 West 140th St.

Cleveland, Ohio 44111

Dom: Estudio Bibilico a las 2PM

Servicio de Alabanza a las 3PM

Estudio en Los Hogares Para Caballeros a las 7PM

Miercoles: Oracion a las 7PM en la Iglesia

Viernes: Estudios en Los Hogares/Celulas a las 7PM

Pastores Pedro & Georgina Leonardo

(440) 508-4497

(216) 334-4759



Casa de Oracion

1600 E 34TH 44055

Pastores Jose &

Jamie Santos

Dom: 12:00pm (Escuela



Miercoles & Viernes; 7:30pm






Primera Iglesia Hispana

de Monroe

Alianza Cristiana y Misionera

Pastor Jesse Morales

317 E. Front St.

Monroe, Michigan 48161



Primera Iglesia Bautista Hispana

3495 Livernois Street

Detroit, Michigan 48210

Pastor Titular: Carlos Liese

Pastor Asociado: Elí Garza

Estudio Bíblico: Miér., 7:00PM Escuela Dominical: 10:00AM Culto de Adoración:

Dom., 11:00AM



Nueva Creación United Methodist Church

270 Waterman St.

Detroit MI

Services: Juev. at 7:00PM

& dom.  a 5:30PM

St. Alfred

Catholic Church

Fr. Jim Kean

9500 Banner Street

Taylor MI

Misa en español:

Domingo, a 5:00PM



• Parroquia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe

G-2316 W. Coldwater Rd.

Flint, MI 48505


Rev. Timothy Nelson

sabado (ingles) 5pm, domingo (español) 9am,

domingo (ingles) 11am


Churches or Radio, with Spanish dialogue, desiring to be included in La Prensa’s
directories should e-mail the information to Rico, c/o laprensa1@yahoo.com, or fax to 419.241.5774, or call 419.870.6565 or 313.729.4035. Gracias! There is no charge to be included on our list.


Web laprensa


Spanglish Radio


La Onda Cultural Latina

Lorain, OH

Lun-vier., 9:00AM-5:00PM


BGU 88.1 FM,

La Unica with Freddy Gutiérrez, Andres Alvarez, Maribel,

& Geraldo Rosales

Bowling Green, OH

dom., 9:00AM to 2:00PM



WFOB 1430 AM

with Freddy G

Fostoria, sábado,

4-6 p.m. & con

Sylvester Duran

Dom., 8:30 to 10:00AM


WLFC 88.3 FM

Findlay, OH

viernes, 6:00 to 9:00PM


WCSB 89.3 FM


Lilly Corona Moreno

Cleveland, OH

Jueves, 7:00-9:00PM







WKMK 1440 AM

La Explosiva

"La que se escribe

con rojo’"

con Batman y Paquita

de la Vernor

Detroit, MI

lunes a sab., 3:00PM to 6:00PM

lunes a viernes, 5:00AM to 7:00AM


WCAR 1090 AM

Detroit, MI


noon to 5:00PM

dom., noon to 4:00PM


WDTR 90.9 FM

Caribe Serenade

Detroit, MI

Ozzie Rivera


6:30 to 8:30PM


WLEN 103.9 FM

Adrian, MI


1:00 to 4:30PM


WQTE 95.3 FM

with Lady Di

Adrian, MI

dom.,3:00 to 8:00PM




Juan M. Rodríguez

Jackson, MI

dom., 10:00AM-Noon











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