Episode #38: News April 15 2022

Topics include: parades, bees, words that almost rhyme

  1. Planning underway for 90th Cuyahoga Falls Memorial Day Parade: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/local/communities/falls-news/2022/04/08/planning-underway-90th-cuyahoga-falls-memorial-day-parade/9485526002/
  2. One queen and 10K bees: Summit County beekeepers prepare hives as spring gets underway: https://spectrumnews1.com/oh/columbus/news/2022/04/08/beekeepers-hives-queen-bee-summit-county-honey

Episode #36: News March 18 2022

Topics include: Steve visits Mike, machete vs axe, the venerable Village Thrift Shop, the most dangerous intersection in Cuyahoga Falls.

  1. for the first time ever, all four concert bands at CFHS earned a superior rating for their performance at OMEA district contest tonight!: https://twitter.com/mrsculver_music/status/1499965579444338688?s=21
  2. Most dangerous intersections in Summit County: https://www.cleveland.com/metro/2022/03/summit-countys-most-dangerous-intersections-four-in-akron-others-scattered-across-county.html

Episode #35: News March 11 2022

Topics include: the city of Cuyahoga Falls owns a radio station, “the most midwestern town near Cleveland,” emancipated slaves in unmarked graves to be honored with headstones after more than a century.

  1. Emancipated slaves in unmarked graves to be honored with headstones after more than a century: https://spectrumnews1.com/oh/columbus/news/2022/02/25/emancipated-slaves-in-unmarked-graves-to-be-honored-with-headstones-after-more-than-a-century-
  2. Did you know that the City of Cuyahoga Falls owns radio station 96.1 WCFI-FM? https://twitter.com/cityofcf/status/1501671986002644993?s=27
  3. https://www.cityofcf.com/services/961-wcfi-fm-radio-station
  4. “Locals love exploring this the most Midwestern town near Cleveland.” https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/ohio/cleveland/peak-regional-vibes-cle/

Episode #33: News February 23 2022

Topics include: sex, ATM smash and grab, no deal for Sea World, and ice fishing shanties because how could we not include that?

  1. Hudson mayor: Allowing ice fishing shanties in city park could lead to prostitution: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2022/02/09/hudson-mayor-says-ice-shanties-could-lead-prostitution/6720835001
    1. https://www.upi.com/Archives/1988/02/17/Hookers-on-ice/9819572072400/
  2. Failed smash and grab ATM on cuy falls ave: https://www.cleveland19.com/2022/02/08/akron-police-looking-suspects-failed-atm-smash-grab-video/
  3. Cedar Point parent Cedar Fair rejects $3.4 billion buyout offer from SeaWorld: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/business/2022/02/16/cedar-fair-parent-cedar-point-rejects-seaworld-3-4-billion-offer-sandusky-roller-coaster-buyout/6811379001/

Episode #32: News February 14 2022

Topics include: bird feeding and people feeding, Covid decline, Falls H.S. bowler Lakota Zrelak bowls a perfect game!

  1. A Cuyahoga Falls bird feeding station gets human visitors from hundreds of miles away: https://www.ideastream.org/news/a-cuyahoga-falls-bird-feeding-station-gets-human-visitors-from-hundreds-of-miles-away
    1. Scott Keller’s bird feeders through a 24/7 live camera on YouTube and on his website, BirdWatchingHQ.com.
    2. 60,000 subscribers
    3. At any given time, about 700 to 800 people are watching the live stream from as far away as Sri Lanka
    4. Left his job 6 months ago, was insurance agent for 10 years
  2. Summit County’s COVID cases fall 46.1%; Ohio cases plummet 51.6%: 
  3. Lakota Zrelak bowled a PERFECT SCORE: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/sports/high-school/2022/02/05/lakota-zrelak-dylan-esterle-casey-hagenbaugh-kaitlyn-mcnutt-lanae-riley-david-coniglio-have-big-days/9271676002/

Episode #31: News February 3 2022

Topics include: LeBron James and Crypto.com, Mike and Steve to apply for superintendent job, Akron bicentennial, are there any billionaires in Cuyahoga Falls?, swimming holes, Sea World, roller coasters, milk, gimicks.

  1. LeBron James, Crypto.com team up to help Akron kids learn more about technological careers: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2022/01/28/lebron-james-crypto-teaming-up-partnership-technology-training-program-akron-i-promise-families/9229346002/
  2. Local group hired for Cuyahoga Falls schools superintendent search: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/local/communities/falls-news/2022/01/28/local-group-hired-cuyahoga-falls-schools-superintendent-search/6606868001/
  3. Akron to turn 200: Bicentennial plans for 2025 include history center, festivals and more: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/local/2022/02/01/akrons-bicentennial-commission-plans-200-year-celebration/9239731002
  4. $1.6 billion Associated Materials in Cuyahoga Falls gets new owner – Akron Beacon Journal: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/business/2022/01/31/1-6-billion-associated-materials-cuyahoga-falls-gets-new-owner-svpglobal-alside-gentek/9288034002/
  5. Winter Storm Landon is expected to bring hazardous, perhaps impossible, driving conditions to northern Ohio Thursday with 8 to 18 inches of snow.
  6. SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. offers to buy Cedar Fair for $3.4 billion: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2022/02/01/cedar-fair-cedar-point-kings-island-owner-gets-3-4-b-offer-seaworld/9301895002
  7. Summit Metro Parks ending swimming at Munroe Falls: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/local/2022/02/01/summit-metro-parks-ending-swimming-munroe-falls-silver-creek-parks-swim-areas/9302322002/

Episode #29: News January 21 2022

Topics include: being in Cuyahoga Falls, crazy mysterious Amazon deliveries, Level 2 snow, Gorge Dam removal, cucurbits.

  1. A ukulele, a fake turd and more: Why did Akron couple get 200 packages they never ordered? https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2022/01/16/betty-lin-fisher-akron-couple-recipients-plethora-unsolicited-packages-walmart-marketplace-fedex/9169380002
  2. Level 2 snow emergency declared in Summit County: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2022/01/17/summit-county-level-2-snow-emergency-sheriff-kandy-fatheree-weather-akron/6552958001
  3. Price tag for Gorge Dam removal is expected to exceed estimates: https://www.ideastream.org/news/price-tag-for-gorge-dam-removal-is-expected-to-exceed-estimates
  4. Krieger’s:
    1. Fresh bunched cilantro .75/bunch
    2. Free leafy greens! $2.49 each
    3. Fresh Ohio grass fed beef $5.49/pound