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The Ice Rink at Falls River Square Opens This Weekend

Cuyahoga Falls Mayor Don L. Robart proudly announces the 5th Annual Ice Rink Opening Celebration on Saturday, November 22, 2008. he Ice Rink at Falls River Square was created for the residents of Cuyahoga Falls commented Mayor Robart. very year, we add new and different activities. So please join us as we kick off the winter season!


Marine Corps Memorial Dedication Ceremony

Valerie Wax Carr, Director of Public Service, would like to announce the unveiling and dedication of the new Marine Corps Monument located on Broad Blvd. The ceremony will take place on Monday, November 10, 2008 at 11:00 in the morning on Broad Blvd. between Front St. and Second St. with a speech by retired Sgt. Major John Rethage. The City of Cuyahoga Falls invites all to attend this important event in our City. For more information, please contact the Service Director's Office at 330-971-8240.

Next of Kin Registration Now Available to Ohioans

COLUMBUS - Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS) Director Henry Guzmán, Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) Registrar Mike Rankin and Rep. Jim McGregor today announced the launch of Ohio's Next of Kin Registration System.



Carmella Wiant and Linda Wuestenberg, who were instrumental in initiating legislation for the system, joined them in the Atrium of the BMV to sign the first ceremonial forms for the new registration system. Both were personally impacted by not being able to reach a loved one in a timely manner after a crash.


BABB RUN PARK REOPENS

Experience Nature at Babb Run.There is no better time of year to experience the natural beauty of Babb Run Park than autumn. Babb Run Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary is situated on 29 acres off Sackett Avenue and is one of the oldest Parks and Recreation areas and the largest park of its kind in Cuyahoga Falls. This land was designated for park use over 50 years ago. Since that time, many problems have occurred in the area including tremendous erosion that has affected the entire Babb Run site.

Cuyahoga Falls Natural Gas Aggregation Program

Valerie Wax Carr, Director of Public Service would like to announce that the City's natural gas aggregation program with Direct Energy has a new fixed rate of $10.463/MCF; senior rate $10.363/MCF for the November 2008- April 2009 period. For those currently participating in the Direct Energy Cuyahoga Falls Aggregation program (paying $9.854/MCF), those accounts will automatically remain on the program at the new rate and a postcard will be mailed as a reminder.


Press Release - Civic Center Enhancements

Earlier this year, the former B&B Towing property located at 2300 Second Street was demolished; making room to proceed with the construction of a new municipal parking lot. To provide for a better and safer flow of vehicular traffic, the southern entrance to the City Building will be permanently closed and the new entrance will be located off Stow Avenue.


Press Release - Civic Center Enhancements

Earlier this year, the former B&B Towing property located at 2300 Second Street was demolished; making room to proceed with the construction of a new municipal parking lot. To provide for a better and safer flow of vehicular traffic, the southern entrance to the City Building will be permanently closed and the new entrance will be located off Stow Avenue.


Caring Communities 2008 Health Expo

The Cuyahoga Falls Chamber and Stow Chamber of Commerce are pleased to present the Caring Communities 2008 Health EXPO on Saturday, October 11th!



Mayor Robart will kick off the event at 10:00 am. A drawing for door prizes will be held at 1:00 pm.



♥ Over 50 local health & wellness exhibitors

♥ Health & wellness screenings

♥ Cholesterol, Glucose, Blood Pressure, Body Fat Analysis, Fibromyalgia and Podiatry Screenings, and more!



FREE PARKING, FREE ADMISSION plus DOOR PRIZES

Flu Shots at the Natatorium

Mayor Don L. Robart announces flu-shot clinics will be held in the Natatorium Community Room on October 16 and 17, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.



Shots are $20 each; cash only. The clinic is open to the public. The flu vaccine will be administered by the Community Health Center. (The City is unable to bill Medicare or other insurance companies, so please bring cash.)



In addition to offering flu vaccinations, nursing students from the University of Akron will be on hand to provide blood pressure screenings.


RED CROSS BLOOD EMERGENCY

Blood supplies are at dangerously low levels.The Northern Ohio Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross needs your help.



When Hurricane Ike made its presence in Ohio, it not only left behind power outages and down trees, but also a compromised blood supply. Our region of the American Red Cross is currently below minimum inventory levels on seven of the eight blood types with types O Negative, O Positive and B Negative in an emergency state below a half day's supply.