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
    https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/12/15/akron-zoo-mourns-loss-snow-leopard/8909309002/ 
  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

Episode #25: News December 2 2021

Topics include: welcoming the holidays, Dairy Queen vs. catalytic convertor theft as livelihood, City of Akron to provide free menstrual products in restrooms, fencing, first ever barbershop in Stow, what you can get for $3.99 at Krieger’s.

  1. Blizzard of activity leads to new Cuyahoga Falls Dairy Queen opening soon: https://news.yahoo.com/blizzard-activity-leads-cuyahoga-falls-110400225.html
  2. Why thieves love to steal catalytic converters: https://thehustle.co/why-thieves-love-to-steal-catalytic-converters/
  3. Cuyahoga Falls welcoming holidays with variety of events: https://www.akron.com/articles/cuyahoga-falls-welcoming-holidays-with-variety-of-events
  4. City of Akron to offer free menstrual products in public restrooms: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/11/30/akron-law-free-feminine-hygiene-products-city-bathrooms-tara-mosley-pink-tax-cleveland-ann-arbor/8793936002/
  5. Massillon police: People running through fences in latest viral challenge: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/11/23/massillon-police-ask-parents-talk-kids-tiktok-pranks-fence/8735794002/
  6. New cutting-edge business comes to Stow: Bell’s Barber Shop expands from Cuyahoga Falls: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/local/communities/stow-sentry/2021/12/01/cuyahoga-falls-barber-shop-expands-business-stow-bells-justin-bell-kent-road/8747083002/
  1. Kriegers sales: https://cuyahogafallsnewspress-oh.newsmemory.com/ (p. 5)
    1. Walnut Creek Virginia Baked Ham 3.99/lb
    2. Walnut Creek Applewood Smoked Ham also 3.99/lb
    3. Yellow American or Colby Jack Cheese also 3.99/lb
    4. Get a free dozen eggs with $45.00 purchase
  2. Library programs https://cuyahogafallslibrary.evanced.info/signup/calendar 
    1. Teen Take and Make – Holiday Gift Edition. Get your creativity on with a take & make kit!  Most of the supplies will be provided and available for pickup at the drive up window or checkout desk starting December 7.  You can complete this activity as soon as you pick up your materials.  Registration required as supplies are limited.

Episode #24: News November 19 2021

Topics include: 100-year old WWII veteran/conscientious objector, new businesses, 96-year old trophy finder, the buck stops here.

  1. ‘I did not touch a gun.’ World War II veteran, 100, was a conscientious objector honored for valor: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/11/11/world-war-ii-vet-100-conscientious-objector-honored-bravery/6247760001/
  2. Butcher shop, tool store among businesses opening in Cuyahoga Falls: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/local/communities/falls-news/2021/11/13/butcher-shop-tool-store-among-businesses-opening-cuyahoga-falls/6345367001/
  3. Local history: The secret of the old trophy: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/11/15/local-history-secret-old-trophy/6394372001
  4. The buck stops here.”  — ‘He just went crazy’: Deer rampages through The Sub Station in Wadsworth: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/local/2021/11/17/280-pound-buck-rampages-through-sub-shop-wadsworth/8637332002
    1. video: https://fox8.com/news/the-buck-stopped-here-local-sub-shop-closed-after-deer-breaks-through-front-door-damages-dining-room/
  5. Kriegers sales: https://cuyahogafallsnewspress-oh.newsmemory.com/
    1. Brussels Sprouts $1.99/lb
    2. Fresh Ohio Grass Fed Ground Beef $5.49/lb
    3. In the Shell Mixed Nuts $4.99/lb
  6. Library programs https://cuyahogafallslibrary.evanced.info/signup/calendar 
    1. Full STEAM Ahead 11/22/2021  4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    2. Preschool in a Bag! 11/22/2021  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    3. Virtual Storytime 11/23/2021  10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Episode #23: News November 12 2021

Topics include: another bank robbery, Mayor Don Walters wins 3rd term, does the Akron Zoo have chimpanzees?, update on the unlicensed funeral operator, ladybugs, stink bugs, deer crashes, Ohio Amish-grown cabbage, freeon wanted!, leaf pickup.

  1. Man robs cPNC Bank bank branch in Cuyahoga Falls: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/11/02/man-robs-pnc-bank-branch-monday-cuyahoga-falls-state-road/6245942001/
  2. Don Walters wins 3rd term
  3. Akron Zoo vaccinates animals susceptible to COVID-19; lions have recovered from virus: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/11/04/akron-zoo-wrapping-up-covid-19-vaccinations-animals-lions-have-recovered/6284866001/
  4. How an unlicensed funeral operator avoided authorities for years: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/11/04/unlicensed-funeral-operator-left-rotting-bodies-ohio/8549232002
  1. Ladybugs, stink bugs sticking with us to stay warm across Ohio — what to do to battle back: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/11/08/ladybugs-stink-bugs-invade-house-sticking-with-us-across-ohio-stay-warm-come-out-warm-weather-season/6336116001
  2. Peak season for vehicle, deer crashes is now. Here are some tips to avoid them: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/11/10/deer-related-crashes-rise-ohio-avoid-them-fall-rut-season-summit-stark-portage-tuscarawas-richland/6355547001/
  3. Kriegers sales: https://cuyahogafallsnewspress-oh.newsmemory.com/ (p. 5)
    1. Ohio amish grown cabbage $0.44/lb
    2. Fresh boneless pork loin roast and chops $2.49/lb
    3. Bagged walnuts 3 12oz bags for $9.99
    4. Coupon for free dozen large eggs with $45 purchase (coupon valid until 11/11)
  4. Classifieds: Freeon wanted. We pay $$$ for cylinders and cans
  5. CF twitter: https://twitter.com/cityofcf
    1. Leaf pickup has started. Everyone gets 3 pickups. Check website for when your dates are
    2. Please do not park cars street-side during scheduled pick-up days, as it may be impossible for the truck to pick up the leaves.

Episode #22: News October 29 2021

Topics include: Trick or Treat yet again, tornado toilet toss, catalytic converter capers, Nightmare Before Christmas house, popular and unpopular Halloween costumes, sales at Krieger’s, library events, slutty porkloins.

  1. Trick or treat: Cuyahoga Falls — 6-8 p.m. Oct. 30.
  2. News alert: Weather service confirms 6 tornadoes hit Thursday in Northeast Ohio: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/10/22/weather-service-confirms-three-tornadoes-northeast-ohio/6138182001
  3. ‘Our No. 1 problem’: Businesses, individuals reeling from catalytic converter thefts: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/10/25/catalytic-converter-theft-barberton-ohio-lawmakers/8538518002
  4. Cuyahoga Falls home decorates for Halloween with Nightmare Before Christmas theme: https://www.wkyc.com/video/life/holidays/halloween/cuyahoga-falls-home-decorates-for-halloween-with-nightmare-before-christmas-theme/95-e52e9b96-4c03-4663-b2f1-25ef6cb7b97c
  5. Akron area’s most popular 2021 Halloween costumes from Google’s ‘FrightGeist’ list: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/10/27/akron-area-most-popular-halloween-costumes-2021-dinosaur-cruella-pirate-witch-joker/8551585002
    1. https://frightgeist.withgoogle.com/
    2. Mike And Steve’s top 6 costumes:
      1. cabbage worm
      2. slutty pork loin
      3. 3-pound bag of cooking onions
      4. gallon of apple cider (and bring a real gallon of apple cider and disposable cups to give away)
      5. catalyic converter / rhodium
      6. roof
  6. Kriegers sales: https://cuyahogafallsnewspress-oh.newsmemory.com/ (p. 5)
    1. Bag of cranberries $1.99
    2. Pumpkins $3.98
    3. Fresh Apple Cider $4.99/gallon
  7. Library programs https://cuyahogafallslibrary.evanced.info/signup/calendar 
    1. NAMI Ending the Silence. Monday 5:30. Learn about mental illness.  Discover the symptoms of mental health conditions and how to help themselves and others who may need support.  Presented by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Registration required to receive a Zoom meeting link that will be emailed the day before the program.
    2. Take and Make Confetti Wine Glasses. Tuesday november 2 all day. (Full) Embrace your inner artist with this DIY Craft.  Unleash your creativity and paint your own confetti glassware. Perfect for indoor/outdoor entertaining or a heartfelt gift for a loved one.  Most of the supplies will be provided and available for pickup at the drive up window or checkout desk starting October 26.  You can complete this activity as soon as you pick up your materials.  Registration required as supplies are limited. 
    3. 3D Print Design: Creating Fairy Doors. (Thursday 6pm) Design your own 3D Fairy Door in TinkerCad and we’ll print it for you! Some prior experience with TinkerCad is recommended but not required. One print per person. Grade 2 and up are welcome in this virtual class. Please be sure to include your email when registering so we can send you the link to the class and let you know when your print is ready. This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library services and the State Library of Ohio. Registration is required.

Episode #21: News October 22 2021

Topics include: Fire truck pull success, flushable wipes, drug take-back, power outage, Krieger’s sales, library programs for this week.

  1. Firetruck pull raises money for local food pantry, draws crowd in Cuyahoga Falls: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/lifestyle/2021/10/16/cuyahoga-falls-firetruck-pull-raises-money-food-pantry/8454412002
  2. It’s time once again to talk about so-called “flushable wipes.” Regardless of what the packaging says, “flushable” wipes are NOT flushable, they cause serious issues in our sewer system. Please, do not flush them!: https://twitter.com/cityofcf/status/1450199373833453574
  3. City of Cuyahoga Falls Partners with Klein’s Pharmacy for Drug Take-Back Day Event: https://www.cityofcf.com/news/city-cuyahoga-falls-partners-kleins-pharmacy-drug-take-back-day-event
  4. Power being restored in Cuyahoga Falls; Woodridge, Cuyahoga Falls, other schools closed: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/10/19/widespread-power-outage-reported-cuyahoga-falls/8527812002
  5. Kriegers sales: 10 avocados for $10, Fresh Pork Loins $2.49/pound! .https://cuyahogafallsnewspress-oh.newsmemory.com/ (p. 5)
  6. Library programs https://cuyahogafallslibrary.evanced.info/signup/calendar Cricut: Autumn Vinyl Decoration, Full STEAM Ahead, Drop-In Creation Station,

Episode #20: News October 14 2021

Topics include: Akron-Canton Airport is 75, rubber worker statue, “robot” mowers, Sasquatch thefts a national epidemic, plus a bonus stolen statue story.

  1. Akron-Canton Airport marks 75 years with eye toward passenger growth: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/10/10/akron-canton-airport-marks-75-years-eye-toward-passenger-growth/6010826001
  2. Rubber workers and families recall Akron’s reign as rubber capital at statue’s dedication: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/10/10/goodyear-firestone-goodrich-rubber-workers-honored-akron/6020743001
  3. Robot mowers tackle brush on Summit highways: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/10/09/odot-employing-remote-controlled-flailbot-mowers-summit-stark/5902358001
  4. More sasquatch