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Lane Restrictions on Front Street Near Prospect Avenue to Facilitate Construction of the Watermark Building

Valerie Wax Carr, Director of Public Service would like to alert residents and motorists that beginning on Monday, May 16, 2011, the southbound lanes of Front Street will be closed at Prospect Avenue. Two-way traffic will be maintained in the remaining northbound lanes.

This condition will remain for approximately 90-days. Emergency crews have been notified.

Falls River Cruise Opening Day Postponed

Due to high water levels in the Cuyahoga River, the Falls River Cruise opening day will be postponed until Sat., June 11th. Weather/water level permitting.

Boil Alert Due To Valve Replacement

On Thursday, May 12, 2011, following a valve replacement, the water dropped below pressure. Therefore, as a safeguard in accordance to EPA regulations, a BOIL ALERT has been issued for the Falls Ave. from Front St. to 4th St; Front St. from Falls Ave. to Chestnut Blvd.; Sackett Ave. from Front St. to 4th St., and 4th St. from Sackett Ave. to Falls Ave. until Saturday at 12:00 p.m.. To ensure safety, please boil your water for a minimum of two minutes.

Rockin' on the River Kicks off Downtown Activities

Get ready for summer!  The first Rockin’ on the River concert in the Falls River Square District kicks off on Friday, May 20, 2011.  While all can still expect the best in entertainment, food, and free parking, attendees will now experience a change in atmosphere as the new curfew is now in effect.  “This new measure was necessary, as we were attracting the wrong type of individuals in the heart of our City during special events," stated Mayor Don Robart.  Minors that are not with a parent will not be allowed within the curfew area after 8:00 p.m.  “We are hopeful t


 Mayor Don L. Robart is pleased to announce the availability of applications for the very popular Paint Reimbursement, Residential Matching Grant, Down Payment Assistance Loan and Housing Rehabilitation Loan Programs for the 2011 Community Development Block Grant funding year.


Service Director Valerie Wax Carr announces that the Water Utilities Department will begin its annual Hydrant Flushing and Testing Program on Monday, May 16, and continue through Monday, June 30, 2011. The flushing of the Cuyahoga Falls water system will be performed Monday through Friday, during the day between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Service Director Valerie Wax Carr announces that the Sanitation Department will begin its annual Citywide Spring Cleanup Program for All City of Cuyahoga Falls Sanitation customers beginning May 2 and continuing through May 13.

Cuyahoga Falls Participates in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

This Saturday, April 30th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Cuyahoga Falls Police will hold their second National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day where residents can turn in old and expired prescriptions. 

City of Cuyahoga Falls 2011 Great American River Day Cleanup & Beautification Project

The City of Cuyahoga Falls invites volunteers to participate in the community’s 2011 Great American River Day Cleanup & Beautification Project planned for Saturday, May 21st from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Volunteers will be cleaning up litter along the Cuyahoga River and throughout the community, planting flowers at park shelters and entry areas, and pulling invasive plant species in Water Works Park.

Changing the Landscape of Portage Trail

Through a lengthy process that began in 2009, the City of Cuyahoga Falls recently finalized the purchase of property located at 1110-1130 Portage Trail. These dilapidated buildings between 11th and 12th Streets were condemned by the City in 2009 after sitting vacant for years. "Condemning the structures was the first step in order to get the ball rolling," stated Mayor Don Robart. "Portage Trail is a highly traveled thoroughfare and these buildings were a detriment to the area."