Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Due, in part, to Christie's veto of same-sex marriage legislation, local gay activists will protest outside Gov. Mitt Romney's "Victory Rally" at the Natatorium on Tuesday evening.
Thousands will flood Cuyahoga Falls on Tuesday evening to cheer on the Republican presidential candidate, but there's some who plan to protest against Romney, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Mayor Don Robart. Shane May, of Akron, organized the protest via social media and said he's expecting protestors from local gay rights groups, like GetEqual of Ohio, to join him on the picket line for various reasons. In a Patch email interview on Oct. 8, May wrote: "It was an extreme disappointment when Gov. Christie vetoed the same-sex marriage bill within the state of New Jersey (in February)...Both of the men visiting my hometown tomorrow have made their points pretty clear where they stand with the LGBT community, and it was no shock that …
Monday, October 8, 2012
Several streets in Cuyahoga Falls will be closed on Tuesday afternoon during rush hour. Refer below and plan your commute accordingly.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be making a campaign stop in Cuyahoga Falls on Tuesday evening, which is good news for Romney fans but bad news for local motorists. To skip the traffic disruptions on Oct. 9, refer to the following road closure locations: Drivers may also experience some delays when the Romney motorcade arrives in the Portage Trail, Second Street, Third Street and Fourth Street area, according to a city press release. Romney's "Victory Rally" will be held at 7 p.m. in the parking lot of the Natatorium. Bleachers and barricades will be set up prior to the event. Roads are expected to reopen Tuesday night following the rally.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Cuyahoga Falls Patch invites readers to suggest the biggest stories of the year.
Cuyahoga Falls has had its fair share of news this past year. A busy month for the city was May, complete with a methamphetamine lab raided by police. The same month, a big storm, funnel clouds and all, hit the area, causing plenty of down trees and other wreckage. Don't forget Senate Bill 5 protests, which resonated elsewhere, not just Cuyahoga Falls. The topic of Issue 2 also spread far and wide. So, what do you think the biggest Cuyahoga Falls story was for 2011? Share your thoughts and story suggestions in the comment section below. Cuyahoga Falls Patch will compile suggestions into a poll for readers to pick the biggest story of 2011.