Now that the river is cleaner, how do we keep people safe?

When attempting to recreate on the Cuyahoga River, just as on any body of water, it's imperative to be aware of how the river works and the dangers it potentially presents.  Just a month ago, over Labor Day weekend, a kayaker capsized on the water, causing her death. One of the most pressing concerns for [...]

Jane Goodman and the good she does for the river

Jane Goodman is not your typical working woman. Honestly, you could say that she's a woman of many trades. Currently, she serves as the Executive Director of the Cuyahoga River Restoration, President of the South Euclid, OH, City Council, and President of JGoodWorks Creative Services. One would probably think that Goodman's life has been dedicated [...]

The river that burned now sparking with excitement

In 1969, sparks from a passing train set fire to oil-soaked debris floating on the Cuyahoga River. Fifty years later, what is now referred to as the Burning River will receive designation from the state of Ohio as a water trail to encourage recreation, conservation, and tourism. According to the National Water Trail System, water [...]