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Jun 12, 2017 11:14 AM

Cuyahoga Falls City Council sets tonight's agenda

Cuyahoga Falls City Council has set its agenda for tonight's meeting which starts at 6:30.

By Steve Wiandt | Reporter
Relay For Life in Cuyahoga Falls raises $99,000
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Relay For Life in Cuyahoga Falls raises $99,000

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- This year's American Cancer Society Relay For Life raised more than $99,000, according to an organizer of the annual event. Relay for Life of Cuyahoga Falls took place from 9 a.m. June 3 to 9 a.m. June 4.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Falls Downtown Fridays starts with Bebop on the Block
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Falls Downtown Fridays starts with Bebop on the Block

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- The Downtown Riverfront will be filled with the sound of music as Bebop on the Block, a jazz and craft cocktail event, kicks off a summer of Friday events on June 16.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Cuyahoga Falls Board of Education OKs eliminating 18 teaching posts
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Cuyahoga Falls Board of Education OKs eliminating 18 teaching posts

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- The Board of Education voted to eliminate 18 teaching positions June 7, but the vote wasn't unanimous. Superintendent Dr. Todd Nichols said the reduction in force, which he recommended to the Board, was necessary "due to substantiated financial reasons.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
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Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

List of teachers, secretaries affected by Reduction in Force action

Eighteen certified teachers were affected by the Cuyahoga Falls City School District's reduction in force which was approved by the Board of Education on June 7.

Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Public meeting slated on Gorge Dam project

A public meeting will take place on June 27 from 6:30-8:30 p.m., to update interested stakeholders and residents about the status of the Gorge Dam Removal Project. The meeting will take place at the Natatorium, 2345 Fourth St.

Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Silver Lake Village Council looking to fill expected vacancy

Silver Lake -- Village Council is looking to fill an upcoming vacancy. Council member Karen Fuller (District C) told her colleagues on June 5 that she will attend her last meeting as a Council member on July 17.

By Phil Kereneditor
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Sandalwood Lane closed

Sandalwood Lane will be closed for approximately 20 more days to complete culvert upgrades, according to Cuyahoga Falls Director of Public Service Anthony Zumbo, PE, PS.

Silver Lake police chief injured in traffic crash
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Silver Lake police chief injured in traffic crash

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- The village of Silver Lake's chief of police is reportedly going to be out of work for six to 10 weeks following a recent traffic crash in the city. Village Police Chief John T.

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Former Brook Park police officer arrested on weapon, drug charges
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Former Brook Park police officer arrested on weapon, drug charges

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- A former Brook Park police officer was arrested after allegedly pointing a gun at another person and threatening to kill him. City police officers responded at 5:13 p.m. June 6 to a parking lot of Home Depot, located at 325 Howe Ave.

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Cuyahoga Falls attorney, financial adviser indicted on fraud charges
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Cuyahoga Falls attorney, financial adviser indicted on fraud charges

A Cuyahoga Falls attorney and financial adviser is accused of defrauding people out of nearly $1.3 million related to a fraudulent hotel project in Florida. Gary J.

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Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Hungry dog may have started East Portage Trail kitchen fire

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- A kitchen fire on East Portage Trail June 1 may have been caused by a hungry house pet, a city fire official said. No one was injured in the house fire that started in the kitchen and filled the structure with smoke.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

County Executive, County Council approve youth employment, educational services

AKRON -- Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro signed legislation that was adopted by County Council on June 5 to renew Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) youth agreements with several local providers to provide in-and-out-of-school youth employment and educational services.

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Cuyahoga Falls lawyer on on federal fraud charges
Jun 9, 2017 3:50 PM

Cuyahoga Falls lawyer on on federal fraud charges

A Cuyahoga Falls attorney and financial adviser is accused of defrauding people out of nearly $1.3 million related to a fraudulent hotel project in Florida. Gary J.

By Steve Wiandt | Reporter
Ex-Brook Park cop arrested in Cuyahoga Falls on weapons, drug charges
Jun 9, 2017 3:46 PM

Ex-Brook Park cop arrested in Cuyahoga Falls on weapons, drug charges

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- A former Brook Park police officer was arrested after allegedly pointing a gun at another person and threatening to kill him. City police officers responded at 5:13 p.m. June 6 to a parking lot of Home Depot, located at 325 Howe Ave.

By Steve Wiandt | Reporter
Cuyahoga Falls City School Board votes 3-2 to cut 18 teachers
Jun 9, 2017 3:27 PM

Cuyahoga Falls City School Board votes 3-2 to cut 18 teachers

CUYAHOGA FALLS — The Board of Education voted to eliminate 18 teaching positions Wednesday evening, but the vote wasn't unanimous. Superintendent Dr.

By Steve Wiandt | Reporter
Jun 9, 2017 2:06 PM

Cuyahoga Falls moving forward on regional dispatch

A plan for a proposed regional dispatch center between three cities and the county has taken a major step forward.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Jun 7, 2017 4:19 PM

Boil advisory in effect for Hanover Street between Windsor Street, Broadway E. until Friday at 4 p.m

A boil advisory issued Tuesday for a section of Hanover Street has been expanded by a block and extended by a day. The advisory is in effect forHanover Street only, between Windsor Street and Broadway E.

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Jun 7, 2017 2:53 PM

Saturday marks 80th Akron Area Local Soap Box Derby

AKRON — The 80th Running of the Akron Area Local Soap Box Derby will held this weekend at Derby Downs on Saturday, June 10, at 9 a.m. and should crown the champions by 3 p.m.

Jun 7, 2017 8:00 AM

Cuyahoga Falls Board of Education agenda for Wednesday, June 7

Here is a link to the agenda for the Cuyahoga Falls Board of Education meeting on Wednesday, June 7 at 6 p.m. in the Harold E. Wilson Administration Building Board Room, 431 Stow Ave:http://www.boarddocs.