Barberton Area News

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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Barberton Magic Go Undefeated Winning 21-14 Against Highland

  • October 27th, 2018

Dedicated fans took to the Barberton Stadium to watch the Barberton Magics taken on Highland. The Magics went undefeated last year and were looking to seal the deal at Sharkey Stadium. Their overall record is 10-0 and makes them undefeated holding the Suburban League American Conference Champions.

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BHS makes it to the local news Cool School segment

  • October 25th, 2018

Barberton High School has won the “Cool School” contest for our local news station Fox 8 News. The Cool School segment airs on channel 8 news today and will be ran through out the days news. This is the second time Barberton City Schools has made the Cool School list. Photo Credit: Barberton City Schools […]

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Barberton Community Foundation calls a special executive meeting

  • October 17th, 2018

Legal actions are being taken by James Stonkus (former CEO) against the Barberton Community Foundation for apparent improper procedures. Mike Chisnell called for a special executive meeting (private meeting) to discuss legal matters. James Stonkus was terminated out of the blue on Sept 7, 2018 with no warning via an email. James Stonkus is known for his […]

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