Ohio.com - HISTORY ON PARADE

Ohio.com - HISTORY ON PARADE

There are 7 comments on the Akron Beacon Journal story from Sep 24, 2007, titled Ohio.com - HISTORY ON PARADE. In it, Akron Beacon Journal reports that:

Hundreds of Cuyahoga Falls residents gathered after dusk Sept. 28, 1937, to launch the city's 125th anniversary exposition.

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Dona Estep

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#1 Sep 24, 2007
thank you so much for sharing such a delightful story -oh' for the good old-days! but also aren't we fortunate to live in a '' still beautiful &safe town?'' thanks again for sharing -------
Truth

Wheeling, WV

#2 Sep 24, 2007
I remember hearing and seeing my moms pictures of when she worked at the state road shopping center.
Back then Kmart was Kresgies and it wasnt uncommon to have a circus in th parking lot with elephants and monkeys etc etc. Many changes.. maybe someday there takeover of Stow will be complete and they can grow as big as Manhatten...
yeah but

Loudonville, OH

#3 Sep 24, 2007
and now look, so much crime and corruption
cuyahoga falls gal

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#4 Sep 25, 2007
<<<''My brother is mad to this day,'' Boggs said with a laugh.''He says he actually won second place with the goat, but they gave it to the monkey because him and I were brothers. They thought it would be better if they had a monkey in between.''>>>
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Hmmm... suppose that's where the game came from of "Monkey in the Middle" :-)

Cuyahoga Falls is wonderful
Hmmmm

AOL

#5 Sep 25, 2007
Hey, Robart...that makes 2007 200 years!... why didn't we do a big hooplah this year!?
yeah but

Loudonville, OH

#6 Sep 25, 2007
cuyahoga falls gal wrote:
<<<''My brother is mad to this day,'' Boggs said with a laugh.''He says he actually won second place with the goat, but they gave it to the monkey because him and I were brothers. They thought it would be better if they had a monkey in between.''>>>
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Hmmm... suppose that's where the game came from of "Monkey in the Middle" :-)
Cuyahoga Falls is wonderful
Wonderful? Is that why the Sunoco Station on State Road had to close because of too many robberies?

Since: Sep 07

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#7 Sep 30, 2007
yeah but wrote:
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Wonderful? Is that why the Sunoco Station on State Road had to close because of too many robberies?
no... they closed on account of bankruptcy

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