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Help the victims of Katrina

Contractors wanting to work through/with FEMA should call: 1-202-646-4006

Anyone wanting to volunteer or make a donation should call: 1-800-435-7669

(This is a general number for the Red Cross from which you get a menu to select the action you want to take.)

Anyone needing assistance from the Red Cross should call: 1-866-GET-INFO (438-4636)

New Signals Increase Pedestrian Safety Through Downtown

Mayor Don L. Robart announces the arrival of countdown pedestrian signals at Falls River Square! With the many festivals and events down at Falls River Square, Mayor Robart saw the need to provide pedestrians with additional assistance in safely crossing the intersections of Portage Tr. & Front St. and Broad Blvd. & Front St.

Change in Cuyahoga Falls Sanitation Collection Schedule

Service Director Valerie Wax Carr announces there will be a change in solid waste and recycling services due to the Labor Day Holiday on Monday, September 5, 2005. COLLECTIONS WILL BE MADE ONE DAY LATER THAN NORMAL. Collections will be made from Tuesday, September 6, 2005 through Saturday, September 10, 2005.

If businesses or residents have questions regarding service, they may phone the Sanitation Division directly at 330-971-8010.

Have a safe and happy Labor Day!

You Drink, You Drive, You Lose

The Cuyahoga Falls Police Department Special Operations Unit, in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Governor Highway Safety Office, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, shall be participating in the national mobilization effort;

Your Drink & Drive, You Lose

City Announces Utility Bills Can Be Paid Online

Mayor Don L. Robart announces that the residents of Cuyahoga Falls can now pay their utility bills online safely and securely using a credit card via the city website ( They can also view current billing information as well as view previous bills, payment history and utility consumption.

City Successful In Busting, Prosecuting Graffiti Vandals

In June 2005, Mayor Don L. Robart launched a major initiative to stop graffiti in Cuyahoga Falls. Since the inception of the graffiti task force program, four (4) culprits have been apprehended and many other incidences have been halted due to a strict enforcement and tough no tolerance policy. One (1) adult has been charged, convicted, fined and given community service for the offense and three (3) juveniles are currently awaiting a court hearing.

Outdoor Siren Warning System (RFQ)

Sealed proposals will be received in the office of the Director of Public Service, Municipal Building, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio until 4:00 P.M., Tuesday, August 16, 2005, with bids being opened in Conference Room A, located on the second floor of the Municipal Building, 2310 Second Street, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio for the purchase of an Outdoor Siren Warning System to be used by the Fire Department.

A pre-proposal conference will be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2005 at 1:00 P.M. in Conference Room A.

Doodlebug Memorial Ceremony To Be Held

Service Director Valerie Wax Carr and the Doodlebug Committee Members Kathy Gajovski, son Joseph Gajovski, Michelle Gera, son Nathan Gera and Clarissa Melvin announces there will be a Doodlebug Memorial Ceremony held Sunday, July 31, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. The ceremony will be held at the new Doodlebug Memorial Garden Site located at Riverfront Park at 2641 Front St. The public is invited and encouraged to attend this ceremony in memory of the victims of the Doodlebug Tragedy and its 65th Anniversary (1940-2005).

Section Of Howe Ave. To Close For Four (4) Weeks For ODOT Bridge Painting

Valerie Wax Carr, Director of Public Service, would like to alert residents and motorists to the closure of a section of Howe Avenue directly below the Route 8 overpass for the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) bridge painting. The closure will begin on Sunday, July 17, 2005, for approximately four (4) weeks. The closure will be from 9:00PM to 5:00AM on Sunday thru Thursday and 11:00PM to 10:00AM on Friday and Saturday.

Munroe Falls Avenue To Close For Six (6) Weeks

Valerie Wax Carr, Director of Public Service, would like to alert residents and motorists to the closure of Munroe Falls Avenue between Portage Trail and Bailey Road beginning on Wednesday, July 13, 2005, for approximately six (6) weeks. The closure is due to pavement and curb repairs to be preformed in this area. Although local business and residential traffic will be maintained, no through traffic will be permitted on Munroe Falls Avenue between Portage Trail and High Street.