Barberton Area News

Barberton communities are nothing but amazingly beautiful

  • February 23rd, 2019

Barberton is wrapping up the Community Food Drive by the City of Barberton and most of its business. Late last year, Barberton initiated a food drive for non-perishable foods and toiletries. The event allowed local companies to step up and help by providing drop off locations throughout the city where residents could contribute items. The contributions went […]


City of Barberton Starts Layoffs with a $4 Million Deficit

  • January 29th, 2019

The City of Barberton and Mayor Judge announced today that they have started reducing the burden on the City’s budget by laying off employees. In a Facebook post, the city explained that the most significant expense is employee expenditures. The City also stated in the release that the Union has failed to compromise with concessions resulting in […]


City Workers push to dig out Barberton after the latest snow storm

  • January 24th, 2019

According to Cleveland 19 News, the City of Barberton received more than 11.0 inches of snow during the last snow storm. Snow is nothing new to Ohio but it has been a few years since the City of Barberton has received so much snow in 48 hours. What made this last week so interesting was the weather […]


Winter storm set to hit Barberton this weekend

  • January 16th, 2019

Let’s face it! We live in Ohio and snow is not something new to us. Winter is here, and we have been lucky so far. Our luck may have just run out with this latest storm developing. Fox 8 News and NOAA are reporting a storm in the Pacific Ocean that will be bringing heavy […]


Schells Automotive wraps up the Coats for Kids drive

  • January 8th, 2019

Jim Schell’s that runs Schell’s Automotive at 107 E Tuscarawas Ave in Barberton, Ohio just wrapped up his 3rd annual Coats for Kids drive. The drive collected a total of 150 coats. Schell’s Automotive is located directly next to the new Peace Fruits location.


Peaceful Fruits and a renovated Burger King building

  • January 7th, 2019

if you are old enough to remember the old Burger King in Barberton, it was located on Tuscuarus at the end of the old Tusc viaduct. When the bridge was demolished, Burger King had no choice but to pack up and leave Barberton. When they left, they left behind a building that was no longer […]


Barberton Beacons are bringing Barberton into the the Smart City era

  • January 7th, 2019

Recently announced by Dash10 Digital; a cybersecurity and digital leader in technology that beacons are soon to be placed throughout Barberton, Ohio. “These beacons will provide resources to the City of Barberton and it’s citizens like its never seen before.” said the Lead developer at Dash10 Digital located in downtown Barberton. Known as Barberton Beacons, the technology is Bluetooth Low Energy […]


Barberton Kids Receive a Surprise from Elves and More with a Bike Giveaway

  • December 23rd, 2018

  Elves and More Northeast Ohio made a surprise visit to the South Side of Barberton Sunday morning. Elves and More are a nonprofit organization that delivers gifts to communities in Northeast Ohio around the holidays every year. This year they had around 800 bicycles that were assembled by volunteers and were distributed throughout Ohio communities. The locations for […]


Demolition of the old Pit Stop started to pave way for the new Justice Center

  • December 20th, 2018

Demolition of the old Pit Stop Convenience Store on has started. The property is located on the corner of Wooster Rd and Hopocan and was home to the Pit Stop. Before the Pit Stop, the property was the original Magic City Drive Tru and before that was a McDonalds. The City of Barberton recently purchased the […]


The new general lighting utility bill was officially presented to council and will soon take effect

  • December 11th, 2018

The Mayor of Barberton and Mike Vinay, the Service Director for the City of Barberton, attending utility’s committee meeting on December 10, 2018, to discuss a new utility bill and discount (Ordinance 138-2018 and 139-2018). Last month we wrote about a new utility bill which you can read at New Utility Bill Could be Coming to Barberton Next Year. Download the original […]



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