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

Episode #18: News October 8 2021

Topics include: Sasquatch clues, Covid lions, Broad Boulevard ceremoniously renamed, Akron school bus crisis, unlicensed funeral operator, great deals at Krieger’s, so many stump grinders.

  1. Sasquatch found? Well, at least Ohio family recovers statue: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/ohio-family-recovers-missing-sasquatch-statue/
  2. Lions at Akron Zoo test positive for COVID-19: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/coronavirus/2021/09/30/lions-akron-zoo-test-positive-covid-19-employee-vaccines-coronavirus/5928225001/
  3. Broad Boulevard ceremoniously renamed in honor of business owner: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/10/01/broad-boulevard-ceremoniously-renamed-honor-business-owner/5924723001/
  4. School bus system nearing ‘collapse’ due to lack of drivers: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/10/01/school-bus-driver-shortage-akron-summit-county-could-mean-more-canceled-routes-ohio-transportation/5930405001/
  5. Bodies turning up in a Columbus storefront are the latest for unlicensed funeral operator with Akron business address: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/10/03/ohio-funeral-assistance-operator-has-had-run-ins-police-livingston-columbus-bodies/5968009001/
  6. Kriegers has Ohio grown apples for $.99/pound. Also Ohio grown Zucchini $.99/pound https://cuyahogafallsnewspress-oh.newsmemory.com/ (page A3)
  7. At least three classified ads for stump grinding https://cuyahogafallsnewspress-oh.newsmemory.com/ (B9)

Episode #17: News September 30 2021

This week’s topics: Arthur Treachers, Sasquatch search continues, Seven Floors of Hell, Autumn leaves, Halloween events, fire truck pull, the case of the milkshake marauder..

  1. Take a trip down memory lane at the last remaining Arthur Treacher’s in Cuyahoga Falls: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/lifestyle/2021/09/29/arthur-treachers-last-in-country-local-flavor-cuyahoga-falls-akron/8293422002
  2. The search for ‘Big Foot’ continues: https://www.cleveland.com/police-blotter/2021/09/the-search-for-big-foot-continues-after-sighting-is-reported-bainbridge-township-police.html
  3. Did you see the news story about the seven floors of hell incident? https://www.cleveland19.com/2021/09/24/haunted-house-actor-accidentally-stabs-11-year-old-berea/  It even made the Washington Post
  4. Fall has arrived in northern Ohio, so the watch begins for leaves to change: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2021/09/22/fall-arrives-akron-and-peak-leaf-colors-should-appear-mid-october/5795178001
  5. Halloween events scheduled for Cuyahoga Falls: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/local/communities/falls-news/2021/09/26/halloween-events-planned-cuyahoga-falls-through-month-october/5807181001/ : Annual city-wide trick or treat is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m.
  6. Pull a fire truck, help a local food pantry: https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/local/communities/falls-news/2021/09/24/try-pulling-fire-truck-fastest-while-helping-local-food-pantry-cuyahoga-falls/5807667001/

Episode #16: News September 23 2021

This week’s topics: Ohio to welcome 855 Afghan evacuees, Akron marathon, pumpkin patches, haunted horses, blimps, an old house, 3D print tiny house designs at the library.

Episode #15: News September 17 2021

Topics include: 100 years of the Tiger Band, Bank robbery, Sasquatch theft, how to hem clothes workshop at the library, Newberry School time capsule, Portage Path was once the western border of the United States.

Episode #14: News September 9 2021

Mike and Steve are back with more Cuyahoga Falls news, featuring: Local residents with connections to the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City; Cuyahoga Falls ‘adopts’ tribal territory in Houma, Louisiana; Oktoberfest returns; Back to school bash; Stair climbing; Petting zoos.

CFHS Tiger Marching Band to hold Tag Day on September 11

https://cuyahogafallsnewspress-oh.newsmemory.com/ (page B1)

City, school districts partner to host two Back to School Bashes https://cuyahogafallsnewspress-oh.newsmemory.com/ (page A2)

Oktoberfest slated for Sept 17, 18, 19

Every day is a gift’: Silver Lake native embraces life after escaping World Trade Center on 9/11

‘Call to duty’: Retired Cuyahoga Falls firefighter recalls search and rescue at ground zero

Akron, Cuyahoga Falls host Memorial Stair Climb, ‘Last Alarm’ service to honor those who died on 9/11

Cuyahoga Falls Community Calendar

Cuyahoga Falls ‘adopts’ tribal territory in Houma, Louisiana to help relief efforts after Hurricane Ida