Friday, June 24, 2011
We asked community members what they thought on the new cigarette warning labels.
The FDA announced all cigarette packaging must be covered at least 50 percent by one of nine new warning labels, most of which include disturbing images. Check out the video to see what some community members had to say after seeing them.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Seniors can paint and fire their own plate or figurine to take home.
Senior ceramics classes are held on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday in the morning at the Quirk Cultural Center. Classes for all ages are held in the evening. Cost for seniors is $5 per class for paint, brushes and firing. Figures are extra and are priced from 50 cents to $30.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
The Latino population more than doubles in a decade.
Since 2000, the population in Cuyahoga Falls grew slightly by about 278 residents, according to U.S. Census data released Wednesday afternoon. The Latino community was a fast-growing segment of the population, more than doubling from 309 to 672 during the past decade. The number of blacks increased by 77 percent to 1,642 total. Seeing a shrinking pattern, the city’s white population dropped by 1.9 percent. As shown in the charts below, the voting population increased by almost 1,000 residents since 2000.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
The city of Cuyahoga Falls is asking those along Sixth St. to boil their water.
A portion of a pipe was removed following a water main break along Sixth Street Wednesday. As a precaution, the city has issued at Boil Alert for residents along Sixth Street between Washington Avenue and Roosevelt Avenue until Friday at 9 a.m. The city had also repaired a water main pipe along Fifth Street on Feb. 7. If you plan to use water for cooking or drinking, it’s recommended to bring water to a rolling boil for about two minutes. Continue to follow Cuyahoga Falls Patch for more updates on this story.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
The Cuyahoga Falls water department has issued a boil alert for residents who live near a portion of Graham Rd.
City water department officials said the recent cold weather could have caused a water pipe on Graham Rd. to break Tuesday afternoon. A section of the pipe was removed after the break, which caused the water pressure to drop, according to a city press release. A boil alert is for residents on Graham Rd. between Oakwood Dr. and Prior Dr. It's suggested residents boil water for at least 2 minutes. The break occurred at about 4 p.m. Tuesday. The alert will remain in effect through Friday at 10 a.m.