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Cuyahoga Falls Online Hits Two Milestones!

Mayor Don Robart announces that Cuyahoga Falls Online, the city's eGovernment program hit two milestones this weekend. In it's first 9 months, over 10,000 payments have been made online which accounted for 1 million dollars in payments. So far, over 4300 users have signed up to use Cuyahoga Falls Online, also known as CFO.


Hardy Road to Close For Landslide Repairs

Valerie Wax Carr, Director of Public Service, would like to alert residents and motorists to the landslide repairs on Hardy Road between the addresses of 841 and 926 Hardy Road beginning July 10, 2006. During this work, soil nails will be installed into the roadway embankment to repair slope erosion caused by recent rains. Although through traffic will not be permitted during this work, access to all residents is being maintained from both Theiss Road and Northampton Road. Emergency personnel have been notified.


City Accepting Beautification Nominations

Mayor Don L. Robart has announced that the City of Cuyahoga Falls will be accepting nominations from citizens for the City Beautification Awards Program. Anyone interested in nominating a residence or business located within the City should do so by August 1, 2006.



Nominees will be judged on the attractiveness of their landscaping with particular regard to their use of flowers, ornamental trees and shrubbery. The Cuyahoga Falls Tree Board will choose the winners and awards will be distributed by Mayor Don L. Robart in September.


Funeral Arrangements For Officer Daniel Crabtree

Mayor Don L. Robart announces the funeral arrangements in honor of the memory, service and sacrifice of Officer Daniel B. Crabtree of the Cuyahoga Falls Police Department. Officer Crabtree served with the 2nd Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, Ohio National Guard as a Sergeant First Class. The calling hours are scheduled from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday June 16th at the Schermesser Funeral Home located at 600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Rd.


Portage Trail Bridge Reduced To One Lane Westbound

Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will be closing one westbound lane (closest to pedestrian walkway) on the Portage Trail Bridge beginning Monday, June 19, 2006 for approximately one month; the walkway will be closed for pedestrian traffic as well. The closure is due to sandblasting, priming and painting of the underside of the bridge. Concrete barriers and cones will be placed directing traffic and will shift westbound as the work is completed. Traffic will be maintained in both directions; however delays during peak drive times can be expected.

Howe Avenue Intersection Signage To Change

The City of Cuyahoga Falls announces a traffic signage change on Howe Avenue between the driveways of Chapel Hill Plaza 8 Burlington Coat Factory, Target and Staples Driveways. Beginning Tuesday, June 20, 2006, the signage change will prohibit left turns into and out of the driveways of these businesses driveway aprons.


Planning Commission Holds Workshop

he Planning Commission will have a special work session on Wednesday, June 14, 2006 at 6:00 PM in the Natatorium Classroom. We will discuss overlay districts and provide updates on projects.

Bruce Springsteen at Blossom Music Center June 16

Due to overwhelming demand, bench seats and lawn seats have been added.

Akron-Peninsula Road To Close For One (1) Day

Valerie Wax Carr, Director of Public Service, would like to alert residents and motorists to the closure of Akron-Peninsula Road just north of Theiss Road on June 6, 2006 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m for culvert work. Emergency personnel have been notified.



Detours for the project are:



Northbound - Theiss Road to Northampton Road to Bath Road to Akron-Peninsula Road.



Southbound - East on Bath Road to south on Northampton Road to west on Theiss Road to Akron-Peninsula Road.


Cuyahoga Falls Named "Ohio Clean Energy Community" of the Year

At the 6th Annual Green Energy Ohio (GEO) Meeting held on Saturday, May 20th in Bexley, Ohio, the City of Cuyahoga Falls was awarded the 2005 Ohio Clean Energy Community of the Year. In its second year, the GEO Ohio Clean Energy Community Award recognizes exemplary grassroots efforts of Ohio communities in supporting the advancement, understanding and application of renewable energy technologies.