Blazing Paddles After a Busy 2019, Cuyahoga River Groups Looking Forward to Increased River Traffic in 2020 By Kabir Bhatia • Dec 30, 2019 KABIR BHATIA / WKSU The Cuyahoga River received national attention this year with the 50th anniversary of the famous river fire. And one expert says 2020 could be just as busy for recreation on the river. Towpath Trail Groundbreaking, New Sewer District Pump Station Part of Cuyahoga50 Events By Kabir Bhatia • Jun 24, 2019 KABIR BHATIA / WKSU State, local and federal officials broke ground on Saturday on the final piece of the Ohio & Erie Canalway Towpath Trail in Cleveland. The final section will run from Tremont to Canal Basin Park and should be done by 2021. Paddlers Celebrate the Rebirth of the Cuyahoga, 50 Years After the River Burned By Kabir Bhatia • Jun 22, 2019 KABIR BHATIA / WKSU About 250 people participated in the second annual “Blazing Paddles” event Saturday, as part of the commemoration of the 1969 Cuyahoga River fire.