Barberton Area News

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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Parking changes are coming to Downtown Barberton and all options are on the table

  • December 9th, 2018

The City of Barberton has started to inform business owners and residents of changes coming to the public parking area off Wooster Rd. This lot is also known as the Gray Lot or Lot D. It is located behind the Lake 8 Movies and Daly’s Appliances. The lot was recently renovated to add approximately 40 parking […]

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Oby may have come in 2nd place but the push is not over

  • December 4th, 2018

Update: Dec 26, 2018, Jeffrey Ramnytz said that he has submitted the final questionnaire for the contest and we will know if Oby places in February. Oby is a crossing guard for the Barberton Middle School in Barberton, Ohio. Oby was nominated for America’s Favorite Crossing Gaurd recently.  The contest for America’s Favorite Crossing Gaurd is managed by the […]

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The Barberton Area Jaycees brings a great light show to downtown for the holidays

  • November 29th, 2018

Starting a few years ago in Barberton, The Barberton Area Jaycees put up some lights on the side of the Masonic Temple located at 107 5th St NW, Barberton, OH. The lights show has proven to be extra special this year considering the additions to previous years. The light show consists of music synced to LED […]

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