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

Episode #28: News January 14 2022

Topics include: don’t rob a bank in your hometown, don’t steal bridges, Chapel Hill Mall kaput, combat mode, thrift stores and vintage clothing, cilantro.

  1. Cuyahoga Falls Police arrest 20-year-old for November bank robbery: https://www.wkyc.com/article/news/crime/cuyahoga-falls-police-make-arrest-november-bank-robbery/95-4ec3f45f-26ea-47dd-bef1-8206acee0d9d
  2. Who stole an entire bridge in Akron? Police say this Medina County man: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/12/20/missing-akron-bridge-found-sharon-township-medina-county/8968386002
  3. It’s been nearly 3 months since Akron’s last murder. Are anti-violence efforts working?: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/12/28/officials-pause-akron-murders-means-progress-against-gun-violence/8893967002
  4. Chapel Hill Mall is gone: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2022/01/02/hollowed-out-chapel-hill-mall-transforming-into-akron-business-park-industrial-commerical-properties/8943034002
  5. Man arrested for threatening to go into “combat mode” on law enforcement: https://www.wbko.com/2022/01/04/man-arrested-threatening-go-into-combat-mode-law-enforcement/
  6. Massillon collector opens vintage clothing store in Akron’s Bounce Innovation Hub: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2022/01/08/massillon-vintage-clothing-collector-opens-akron-shop-hone-business/9078120002
  7. Krieger’s:
    1. Fresh bunched cilantro .75/bunch
    2. Free leafy greens! $2.49 each
    3. Fresh Ohio grass fed beef $5.49/pound

Episode #27: News December 18 2021

Topics include: scary Christmas tours, Falls wrestling team, snow leopard Shanti dies, the Triple Crown–paragon of fancy restaurants, an embarrassment of riches at Krieger’s

  1. Ho Ho Horror! Nine haunts in Ohio open for scary holiday tours: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/12/09/nine-haunts-ohio-open-scary-christmas-tours/6414715001
    1. https://forestofscreams.com/ 
    2. Creepy Christmas Krampus’ Revenge. Tickets are $28, and more information is at https://fotohio.com/.
  2. Small Cuyahoga Falls wrestling team looks to climb up: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/local/communities/falls-news/2021/12/09/small-cuyahoga-falls-wrestling-team-looks-climb-up/6444983001
  1. Munroe Falls gears for Triple Crown reopening: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/local/communities/stow-sentry/2021/12/09/no-opening-date-yet-but-more-details-triple-crown-restaurant-munroe-falls-sandra-chris-kanieski/6279949001
  1. Where to cruise for Christmas lights in Summit County: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/lifestyle/2021/12/11/6-local-places-see-musical-christmas-light-displays/6300588001
  2. Snow leopard Shanti dies at Akron Zoo
  3. Krieger’s
    1. Cauliflower $2.48/head
    2. 10 for $10 jumbo navel oranges
    3. Clementines $3.99/3 pound bag
  4. Holiday Clean-Up Program will run from December 27 – 31, 2021
    1. Extra bags of trash and bulk items will be picked up curbside free of charge on your scheduled pick-up day. Live Christmas trees will be picked up from December 27 through January 14. Please make sure all ornaments, tinsel, lights, tree stands, and plastic tree bags are removed.

Episode #26: News December 9 2021

Topics include: Former Cuyahoga Falls football coach inspires new wine at Sarah’s Vineyard, the proper way to rob a bank, toys for tickets, mangoes vs. grapefruits.

  1. Former Cuyahoga Falls football coach inspires new wine at Sarah’s Vineyard: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/lifestyle/2021/12/02/former-cuyahoga-falls-coach-inspires-new-wine-sarahs-vineyard/8787893002/
    1.  Sarah’s Vineyard 20 years ago. The winery on Steels Corners Road in Cuyahoga Falls
    2. Don Ross coached at Cuyahoga Falls High School for 15 years
    3. me-zay-rab-be-lay
  2. Citizens Bank robbery suspect wanted in Cuyahoga Falls: https://www.cleveland19.com/2021/12/04/citizens-bank-robbery-suspect-wanted-cuyahoga-falls/
  3. Ice skating rink hours: https://www.cityofcf.com/places/ice-skating-rink
  4. Police Dept Toys for Tickets program: 
    1. From November 26 through December 10, 2021, Cuyahoga Falls Police Officers will issue toy waivers to replace verbal warnings received for minor traffic cases.
  5. January 2022 will mark the 100th Anniversary of the Cuyahoga Falls Police Department
  6. Kriegers sales: https://cuyahogafallsnewspress-oh.newsmemory.com/ (p. 5)
    1. Mangoes 88c each
    2. Grapefruit 88c each
    3. Virginia baked ham $3.99/lb