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Santa's Reindeer Are Coming To Town

Straight from the North Pole to Cuyahoga Falls, Santa's Reindeer will land at the Ice Rink at Falls River Square on Saturday, December 20th from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. Complete with horse-drawn sleigh rides, ice skating and crafts, this is one day not to miss!



"Everyone is feeling the pressure during these difficult economic times and the holiday season puts an even larger strain on our wallets", commented Cuyahoga Falls Mayor Don L. Robart, "That's why I'm thrilled to bring a brand-new, free family event to our downtown this holiday season."


This Holiday, Give the Gift of Leisure, Wellness and Fun!

In Parks and Recreation, we have the perfect holiday gifts for you and your family. The best gift is one that nourishes your heart, body and soul. For someone you care about, Give the Gift of Health this holiday season with a Natatorium membership. Featuring Whole Fitness for the Whole Family, the Natatorium has health and fitness options for every member of your family.


Season of Giving

Give Blood. Give Life. Get a Sub!If you're looking for an opportunity to help those less fortunate this season, stop by the Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium on Thursday, December 4th, where the American Red Cross is holding a community blood drive from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm.



In partnership with the City of Cuyahoga Falls, John Schmitt, manager of the Natatorium Subway®, is offering each presenting donor a coupon for a free, six-inch Subway® sandwich, redeemable at the Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium Subway®.


Leaf Pick Up Resumes

Service Director, Valerie Wax Carr would like to alert Cuyahoga Falls residents that all leaves must be raked to the curb by December 1, 2008 by 7:00 am. Current leaf schedules previously mailed to your home and posted on the city calendar no longer apply. Leaf crews will continue to pick up leaves daily, weather permitting. One final citywide sweep will be completed December 1, 2008.


Leaf Program Temporarily Suspended Due to Snowfall

Valerie Wax Carr, Director of Public service would like to alert residents that the leaf program is suspended indefinitely due to large amount of snowfall that fell the previous evening. Please look at our website, www.cityofcf.com, for more updates on the weather condition. We hope to resume our leaf program as soon as possible. Please contact the Service Director's Office at 330-971-8240.

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.