Barberton Area News

Carla Debevec Announces Candidacy for Mayor

  • June 12th, 2019

On June 12th, Carla Debevec launched her campaign for Mayor of the City of Barberton in a Youtube video. Carla Debevev is currently sitting in a Council at Large seat in the city council. Mrs. Debevec’s family has a history in the City of Barberton and it’s politics.  Her father Randy Hart was Mayor of […]

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Jimmy Johns in Barberton to Open Soon

  • June 4th, 2019

The rumor mill has been in the works since the Chipotle entered the scene last year in Barberton. The newly constructed building where Chipotle nows calls home on Robinson Ave has had an open storefront next door. Jimmy Johns has posted Hiring Signs on the front window of the building making it official that they […]

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City of Barberton Agrees on Pay Freeze for All Elected Officials

  • June 4th, 2019

During the June 3rd finance committee meeting. City Council deliberated over options presented by Mrs. Debevec, the chair of finance which included to give no raise, raise pay for the law director to match the finance director position over a two-year span, raise pay for the law director to match the finance director position over […]

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Anna Dean Farmers Market Scheduled to Start in June

  • May 14th, 2019

The Anna Dean Farmers Market is a small but yet very full event put on weakly during the summer months in Barberton, Ohio. The event is held at the old piggery building on Robinson Ave (by Barberton Elementary East). The barn is one of many barns constructed by O.C. Barber in the late 1800s, early […]

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Pack 3101 Commemorates the Cubmaster for 9 years of Service

  • May 14th, 2019

Barberton’s oldest Cubscout Pack, Pack 3101 had their reward ceremony today to celebrate the children for completing this years program. The meeting was also used to celebrate 9 years of dedicated service from Mr. Papadakis, the Cubmaster. Justin Risely, a former leader of Pack 3101 presented an ax specifically made for Mr. Papadakis and his […]

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New Details on Who Funded the Sharkey Stadium Turf Project

  • April 9th, 2019

With the construction of the turf project finishing up this week at the football field, Sharkey Stadium has probably never looked better.  We have been kept updated with the progress surrounding the project with multiple drone photos from Barberton Aerial and Barberton Drone.  This along with live stream videos from Mike Eberhart and numerous pictures […]

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Installation of turf to start this April

  • March 27th, 2019

The Team up for Turf Committee released a post on Facebook stating that construction will resume at the Highschool football stadium April 1, 2019. The installation of the turf is weather dependant as temperatures should remain above 50 degrees for turf installation.

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SUV runs into house on the east side

  • March 27th, 2019

March 22, 2019 emergency crews responded to a call that an SUV ran into a house on Huston St on the east side of Barberton. No major injuries were reported and no drugs or alcohol involvement was suspected. Dominion was on scene to shut the gas off to the house as a precaution.  

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Barberton Municipal Court pulls off a Successful Cereal Bowl Drive

  • February 23rd, 2019

Barberton Municipal Courts Judge Fish and Judge McKenney challenged Stow Courts to a Cereal Bowl. All the cereal collected was delivered to the Battered Women’s Shelter of Summit and Medina Counties. It took volunteers from the Courts, Police Department, Say Nope to Dope and citizens to load a truck that was donated by Jubilee Donuts. The truck was […]

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Team BACM takes the 2019 Polar Bear Plunge

  • February 23rd, 2019

Each year there is a Polar Bear Plunge at Portage Lakes State Park to raise money for local charities and to bring awareness to programs. This year the polar plunge was raising funds for the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank. Team BACM (Todd McKenney, Bethany McKenney, Dorothy Suchka Somerville, Dolores Juriga) did the plunge and aided in raising […]

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