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

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.