Herald Extra

Lost dog

Kelli Wheeland of Dunn Avenue lost her female miniature pinscher Feb. 13 at 5:30 p.m. The dog ran towards Romig Road and State Street towards the Kenmore/ Akron area. The dog is not wearing a collar or tags but her name is London. Call Kelli at 330-329-8234 with any information.  

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Norton Kiwanis recognizes membership

The Norton Kiwanis Club spotlights member Karen Hardy, CEO, Integrity Federal Credit Union and the club’s president-elect. Hardy has been an active member and on the board since 2012. She is a roll-up your sleeves and get any and all things done person especially when it has to do with children. Karen is instrumental in…

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Mayor visits scouts

Barberton Cub Scout Pack 3101 enjoyed a special visitor, Mayor William Judge, to their meeting. He discussed his duties as mayor and answered questions to help the boys achieve the citizenship badge.

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Lace up the running shoes

Summit Metro Parks will host an information session Thursday, Feb. 16, about the 10-week Couch to 5K training series, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the auditorium at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm (1828 Smith Road, Akron). Naturalist and runner Elizabeth Kresse will describe what series participants can expect and answer questions. Participants will meet every…

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Volunteers deliver more than meals

Blake Babcock, CEO of Mobile Meals spoke to the Magic City Kiwanis about the services his organization provides. During the Jan. 18 meeting Babcock reported there are 120 meals delivered daily in Barberton. Each of those meals costs the agency $3. Not only do the volunteers provide a connection to those receiving a meal, they…

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Magics win at the buzzer ** Video **

Jordan Greynolds scores 17 points and nails a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lead the Magics to a 51-48 win over Highland. Get the highlights, stats and comments from the players and the coach in the next edition of the Barberton Herald.

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Norton wrestlers growing up

Ho Hoffman Herald Staff Writer The Panthers wrestling team took a big step upward Jan. 7, finishing second in the Stammen Memorial Tournament at Woodridge. With six freshmen and only one senior, Norton (10-2,5-0) went head-to-head against Firestone, Garfield Heights, Willoughby South, Revere and Woodridge and ended the tournament with a 4-1 record. The only loss…

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Gorge Dam series kicks off next month

Beginning in February, Summit Metro Parks will host special programs every month in or about Gorge Metro Park, located in Cuyahoga Falls and Akron, where there is a push to remove an obsolete 105-year-old concrete dam. The “Free the Falls” series already includes a number of hikes and talks through May, and more will be…

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2016 NHS Sports in Review

Ho Hoffman Herald Staff Writer The year 2016 was a memorable year for Norton individuals and teams. Off the court and field was the resignation of Athletic Director Brian Miller to allow him more time to concentrate on coaching the girls basketball team. Norton was fortunate to be able to hire Don Shimek to replace Miller.…

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Student hit by vehicle

An 11-year-old Barberton Middle School student was struck by a vehicle while school was being dismissed as he tried to cross Fourth Street NW near Harrington Avenue. He was struck at 2:28 p.m., Dec. 8, by a Chevy S-10 driven by an 81-year-old Copley man. The student was taken by EMS to Akron Children’s Hospital…

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