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iTowpath wants YOU, community meetings today and Thursday

March 3rd, 2015

Your input is requested. iTowpath, a community collaboration coordinated by Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition with the support of The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, would like your feedback regarding the TowPath trail in Akron. Do you find the signage adequate in the sections between the Mustill Store and Summit Lake, how do […]

Enjoying a beautiful fall day and items of note

October 25th, 2014

Today’s perfect near 70 degrees will give way to a slightly cooler upper 50’s low 60’s for tomorrow- but for late October it is cause to celebrate with a bike ride. If you are heading out to a Halloween celebration wear a costume that is ride-able, and then please share your photo!     From the […]

Mark your calendar-some seasonal fun

October 16th, 2014

The OECC (Ohio Erie Canal Coalition is inviting you to help restore the canals natural beauty and have some Halloween fun.  Where:  at The Richard Howe House When :Saturday, October 25, from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Why: To clean up what the GHOULS left behind. In addition to food, you will have the opportunity to win […]

Riding to Mumfest!

September 19th, 2014

As this post is being written the sand is being formed into a new sculpture by the Gazebo at Lake Anna. The long range forecast for next weekend calls for sun and 70 degree temperatures. We received an email from Debby Rolland at the Barberton Community Foundation: We will be painting flowers on the TowPath Trail from […]

News of note if you ride the TowPath trail

August 2nd, 2014

  From the Summit Metro Parks website:work resumed on the city of Akron’s trunk sewer, which runs along part of the trail north of the city,back in March. The work will continue through August. The contractor will access the sewer via the Towpath Trail at the Memorial Parkway Trailhead. Temporary closures may be required here […]

All Aboard! The CVSR is back on track

July 10th, 2014

Literally, as portions of the train track received heavy damage due to storms. The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad had not been able to do a full service run since May. Portions of the train track between Rockside Road and Northside Station  were closed due to needed repairs by the National Park Service. If you and […]

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