Thursday, May 23, 2013
It's been a newsy week in Cuyahoga Falls. Here are the biggest stories that broke in the city and local school system.
Council swears in new member Cuyahoga Falls City Council has selected Arden Barnhart, 56, to fill the Ward 3 seat recently vacated by her husband Ken. Members of the Summit County Republican Central Committee for Ward 3 handpicked Arden to fill the post on Tuesday, reports the Falls News-Press. She will be sworn into office at Council's May 28 meeting. Cuyahoga Falls High selects new coach Cuyahoga Falls High School has named Sean Flaherty as its new head football coach, reports the Akron Beacon Journal. Flaherty, 33, is a Stow High School and Walsh University graduate who has worked the last seven years as an assistant coach at Wadsworth. This is Flaherty's first time taking the helm as head coach. He replaces Mike Miller who resigned …
Friday, May 3, 2013
Harmless senior prank or an act of vandalism?
On the You Know You're From Cuyahoga Falls When ... Facebook page a resident shared a picture of the high school Friday morning — and it looks a little bit different, especially with a couch on the roof. Do you think this is a harmless prank or should students be repremanded and forced to clean this up? Here's what people said on the Cuyahoga Falls Patch Facebook page.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Police report nothing suspicious was found inside, reports our news partner, WEWS Channel 5.
Cuyahoga Falls High School is closed Monday as a result of a bomb threat. Cuyahoga Falls police said they have secured the building after nothing suspicious was found inside, reports our news partner WEWS Channel 5. Superintendent Dr. Todd Nichols told News Channel 5 the threat is similar to one received in March. Nothing suspicious was found after a search of the school and investigation into that threat. Read more on the Channel 5 website.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Catch up on seven days worth of Cuyahoga Falls news with our Week in Review update.
Get the full story by clicking on the blurbs below: 1. Cuyahoga Falls man dies after train hits car in Hudson. 2. Cuyahoga Falls abortion clinic shuttered after failed Ohio Department of Health inspection. 3. If you're looking for that signature Diamond Deli corned beef and matzoh ball soup, you won't find it on Front Street. The local sandwich shop recently closed its doors. 4. Our partners at Zillow update this list of homes for sale every week. There are some eyecatching places featured this week, check them out. 5. New Portage Crossing tenants were announced this week. Unfortunately, Michael Symon's B Spot might back out. 6. Cuyahoga Falls High School doesn't make cut in annual U.S. News and World Report ranking. 7. In a high …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
U.S. News and World Report just released its annual high school rankings report and Cuyahoga Falls went unranked nationally.
Details about Cuyahoga Falls High School are available in the most recent U.S. News & World Report on the best high schools in the state and country — but Cuyahoga Falls didn't make the cut. The high school was also not ranked in 2012. Learn how U.S. News calculated the Best High Schools rankings. U.S. News says that even though students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement courses, only 20 percent participate in the program. The student body makeup is 48 percent male, 52 percent female and the total minority enrollment is 9 percent. For more details, read the full U.S. News & World report. ———————————————————— Click here to find out how Woodridge High School ranked in the state and nationally.
Friday, March 22, 2013
Find the dates and times for every game this season.
See the PDF section above for the season schedule.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
David "Coondog" O'Karma, a competitive eating champion from Cuyahoga Falls, will entertain at Cuyahoga Falls Battle of the Bands
Cuyahoga Falls Battle of the Bands, will have more to entertain its audience March 2 than just musical acts. Audience members will also get the chance to see David "Coondog" O'Karma, a competitive eating champion from Cuyahoga Falls. Take a look below to see a tentative lineup for the night: David "Coondog" O'Karma is a Competitive eating champion, entertainer, and writer from Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. He was formerly a member of the IFOCE, but is now the director of a Competitive Eating organization called the Association of Independent Competitive Eaters (AICE). Check out this Cuyahoga Falls Patch update to learn more about this year's Battle of the Bands, hosted by the Riverfront and Firestone Park YMCAs.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
There's still time to sign up for the Battle of the Bands, hosted by the Akron Area YMCA March 2 — but you've got to hurry.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Coach Mike Miller was hired to work as a high school principal in September 2012
The Cuyahoga Falls Board of Education is expected to vote on the resignation of Cuyahoga Falls High School Head Football Coach Mike Miller at its meeting tonight inside the high school's library. Miller was hired to work as a high school principal in September 2012 and continued coaching through the fall of 2012. He replaced Allison Bogdan, who recently was appointed principal of Roberts Middle School. Miller’s resignation from head coach and his position as football conditioning supervisor would go into effect Aug. 29, the News-Press reported. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. in the Cuyahoga Falls High School Library, 2300 Fourth St. You can find the full agenda in the .pdfs section of this update.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
There's still time to sign up for the Battle of the Bands, hosted by the Akron Area YMCA
Sunday, February 10
The Akron Area YMCA is calling on local bands to get loud, get creative and get ready to rock the house. On March 2, the Riverfront and Firestone Park YMCAs will host the Battle of the Bands event at Cuyahoga Falls High School to benefit the Partners With Youth Annual Giving Campaign. “This is a great opportunity for young bands to build confidence in not only their sound, but also themselves,” said Riverfront YMCA Properties Manager Randy Keen in a news release. “It’s all about getting out there, taking on a challenge and most of all having fun.” This annual event includes bands of all ages and styles and is a great way to perform on stage, hear live, local music all while supporting a great cause. Pre-sale tickets are available for $5 at…