Latest Cuyahoga Valley National Park Stories

2012-03-16 23:02:38

Maintaining infrastructure is not just about superhighway bridges and airport landing strips. The example of the newly reconstructed historic Ohio & Eire Canal aqueduct shows that modern concrete waterproofing technology from Penetron can also bring American history back to life. East Setauket, NY (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 Every schoolchild is familiar with the Erie Canal. An key part of this canal was the Ohio & Erie Canal network in Ohio that connected small townships and farms to...

2011-03-30 10:11:00

AKRON, Ohio, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blimp City Bike & Hike ("Blimp City"), an Akron-based retail shop specializing in offering quality bicycles and outdoor specialty products, today announces the introduction of "Blimp My Ride", its Earth Day initiative to benefit Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110330/CL73285LOGO) For this corporate social responsibility undertaking, Blimp City pledges to donate $5 to Conservancy...

2011-03-16 16:21:00

CLEVELAND, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Musical Arts Association, The Trust for Public Land, and the National Park Service announced today that nearly one-third of the property of the popular Blossom Music Center, situated outside both Akron and Cleveland and entirely within the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, has been conserved as an addition to the National Park. The Cleveland Orchestra and its governing organization, the Musical Arts Association (MAA), own and manage the...

2010-12-15 00:00:45

Smart phone app puts updated ranger events, hiking trails, audio tour, Scenic Railway train schedule and all the essential info for enjoying the park at your fingertips. Take advantage of a special introductory price through December 31, 2010. Yarmouth, Maine (Vocus/PRWEB) December 14, 2010 Chimani, LLC announced today it has released it's newest app, a complete resource for exploring Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The Cuyahoga Valley app, an indispensable resource for anyone exploring our...

2010-08-06 18:09:00

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In its latest display of hometown pride, Blimp City Bike & Hike ("Blimp City"), an Akron-based retail shop specializing in offering quality bicycles and outdoor specialty products, announced today it will be supplying 425 bicycles to the LeBron James Family Foundation for use by Akron-area children during an upcoming Bikeathon through the city's streets. LeBron's State Farm King for Kids Bikeathon takes place at 9:30 a.m. ET on Saturday, August 7,...

2010-03-11 14:21:00

Getting children involved in finding ways to become more physically active can not only make them more aware of local recreational opportunities, but can even help increase their own physical activity. That's the result of a study examining the role of seven national parks in contributing to the health of today's youth. The study was conducted by researchers from a variety of disciplines at North Carolina State University and other U.S. universities and funded by the National Park Service....

2009-11-23 10:11:00

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Given today's difficult economic climate, small business ownership represents a challenging endeavor for anyone, much less a young, untested entrepreneur. But for Akron native Andy Bixenstine, 26, the decision to open a bicycle shop in his hometown was much like riding a bike, itself - productive, satisfying and nearly effortless. Bixenstine is proud to announce the grand opening of Blimp City Bike & Hike (BCB), a full-service retail shop...

2008-07-02 03:00:00

By Bob Downing, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 2--A tract of 620 acres at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls might be saved from development. The Trust for Public Land on Tuesday announced plans to acquire the undeveloped property from the Musical Arts Association. The land, with forests, meadows and ravines, will then be sold and transferred to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, if the needed federal or state funding can be arranged. The Cleveland musical arts group will...

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park
2013-03-19 14:17:18

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is located in northeast Ohio, between the cities of Cleveland and Akron. The park holds about 20,339 acres of protected land that occurs along the Cuyahoga River. Before the area was established as a national park, the valley became a popular place for 1870s city dwellers to relax on boat rides or carriage rides. The establishment of the park began in 1910 and continued through the 1920’s, during which time the Akron and Cleveland metropolitan parks were...

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