Our 2017 RiverSweep Art

RiverSweep is Ohio’s largest done-in-a-day cleanup effort. Each year local businesses, schools and individuals team up to clean our shared backyard. In 2016, 950 volunteers removed over 80 tons of trash, including 475 tires. RiverSweep 2017 will happen from 9am to noon on Saturday May 13th. Each year RiverSweep features unique frog art, this year George […]

Introducing Our New Assistant Director- Fran DiDonato

Canalway Partners is proud to introduce Frances Crowe DiDonato as Assistant Director, effective March 1, 2017.  The expansion of staff comes at a critical juncture for Canalway Partners and the development of the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area. Executive Director Tim Donovan put it this way: “The Towpath Trail project is making important […]

Ukrainian Museum-Archives Signs Agreement with The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Great news for an important cultural asset within the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area– The Ukrainian Museum-Archives (UMA) in the Tremont neighborhood of Cleveland has signed a cooperation agreement with The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., to digitize the extensive collection of books, periodicals and other materials in the UMA […]

Historic Downtown Cleveland Luncheon Forum- May 31st

Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation, Playhouse Square District Development Corporation and Historic Warehouse District Development Corporation are pleased to announce Peter Kageyama as the Speaker of the 14th Annual Historic Downtown Cleveland Luncheon Forum, which will be held at The Wyndham Hotel in Playhouse Square on Wednesday, May 31st from 11:30 am-1:30 pm. Kageyama is the […]

Save the Date- Towpath Trail Stage 3 Groundbreaking April 22nd

As announced at our Towpath Tappening event this past Friday, we have found the perfect date to celebrate construction beginning on Stage 3 of the Towpath Trail– Earth Day morning Saturday, April 22nd. Details are still being developed- stay tuned to the Canalway Partners Facebook and Towpath in Cleveland blog for more info. Stage 3 of the […]

Tremont Towpath Integration Plan Kicks Off in 2017

The following appeared in the Tremont West Development Corporation February newsletter “Inside Tremont” Tremont West in partnership with Tremont Pointe applied for and received an Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing Strategies Fund grant to carry out a neighborhood-wide engagement and planning process to identify strategies that will integrate the Towpath Trail into the fabric of our […]

Towpath Media Coverage in 2016

The Towpath Trail and the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area received a good bit of press coverage in 2016. Here are some stories to check out if you are interested in our work- Canalway association awards over $125,000 for six projects, Akron Beacon Journal, December 2016 Ohio & Erie Canalway Association awards grants totaling $363,000 […]

Towpath Trail Receives Clean Ohio Trails Funding

Cuyahoga County has been conditionally awarded $317,030 in 2016 Clean Ohio Trails Funding for Stage 4 of the Towpath Trail Extension Project. Stage 4 of the Towpath Trail Extension will run 1.5 miles from Literary Ave. to the future Canal Basin Park in Downtown Cleveland’s Flats. This stage will be the final northern Towpath connection between […]

CVNP to Open New Visitors Center in 2019

Cuyahoga Valley National Park will open a new Visitor Center to help orient guests and connect them to the park’s amenities such as the Ohio & Erie Canalway Towpath Trail and Brandywine Falls. The nonprofit Conservancy for the Cuyahoga Valley National Park is handling fundraising, design and construction of the Visitor Center; while the facility will […]