Barberton Area News

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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New Utility Bill Could be Coming to Barberton Next Year

  • November 27th, 2018

At the committee meeting for Utilities on Monday, November 26, 2018, there was talk about the 2019 budget for the City of Barberton. Mike Vinay, the Service Director of Barberton, provided insight that Mayor Judge and himself have been crunching numbers and looking into possible ways to increase revenue within the City. The City of Barberton is […]

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City of Barberton Council Votes Down Tobacco 21 (updated)

  • November 26th, 2018

Summit County health department has been pushing the City of Barberton to adopt T21. Tobacco 21 is a law that would increase the legal age to purchase any smoking products including vapor devices and accessories to 21. T21 is an effort that allows the Summit County Health Department to take control and enforce the new restrictions […]

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Kave’s upgrades are complete and the store is now open for business

  • November 26th, 2018

After a long month of waiting Kave Coffee bar located at 584 W Tuscarawas Ave, Barberton, OH 44203 is finally reopened to the public. The store recently went through management changes. The most notable change in the new update is the counter which has been lengthened and turned to run along the back wall. A small […]

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Schell Automotive Hosts Coat Drive for the Holidays

  • November 24th, 2018

Jim Schell from Schell’s Automotive is collecting coats at their Barberton location. To date, Schell’s Automotive has received over 70 coats this year. “It is my third year, and I love it” Jim Schell stated. If you have gently used or new coats, please consider stopping down at their shop on Tusc by the old […]

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The Barberton Key Club Volunteers at the Barberton Salvation Army

  • November 24th, 2018

The Barberton Key Club showed up in force to help at The Barberton Salvation Army’s Thanksgiving Community Dinner last Friday. Along with the Key Club, many other members of the Community showed up to volunteer. The dinner was prepared by head chef Bebe Heitic from the Green Diamond Grille & Pub and was delicious! The […]

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New updates coming to I-76 and State St Bridge.

  • November 20th, 2018

Most of us are aware of the construction on 76 between the City of Barberton and the Norton, Ohio. I would venture to bet most do not know about the reconstruction of the entire area at State St and I-76. The new plans have the area being converted to a diamond interchange. A diamond interchange […]

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BWXT receives green light from the City of Barberton and the State to expand.

  • November 20th, 2018

BWXT Gets the green light from the state for the expansion in Ohio. BWXT has received a 1.8% tax credit for 12 years and the plan includes to increase their payroll $5.7 million in Barberton along with 82 jobs in the 12-year timespan. Barberton agreed to a deal as well. The Barberton deal will offset some […]

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