Area Breaking News

Magics, Panthers ready to open up conference play

Barberton and Norton will play their first conference games of the season Friday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. The 2-1 Magics open at rival Highland, who is 0-3 for the first time since 2006. The Hornets have won eight games in each of the past two regular seasons. Barberton will be led by quarterback Chase…

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Detroit Circus will visit the Mum Fest

The Detroit Circus offers a variety of circus sideshow acts. They will be at the Mum Fest both Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28 & 29. Be sure to get the Sept. 26 edition of the Barberton Herald for a complete list of events, entertainment and food vendors.

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Get your mums early

The Mum Festival, set for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28 and 29, will feature 17,000 chrysanthemums that will create over 1 million blooms in a rainbow of colors. 

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Can you identify this car?

Akron Police officers responded to the 300 block of E. Waterloo Rd. for a robbery Friday at approximately 11:15 a.m.  The 70-year-old female victim was getting out of her car in the store parking lot. The suspect approached her and grabbed her purse from the seat of the car. He fled to his car and the victim…

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Magics dominate Black Tigers

Barberton’s football team bounced back from their first loss in three seasons with a dominating 56-21 win against Cuyahoga Falls. The Magics scored on their first offensive play, as Chase Haywood threw a 58-yard pass to Ryan Watkins. Tim Starcher made the score 14-0 several plays later as he intercepted a pass and ran 40…

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Parks and Recreation Commission meets tomorrow

UPDATE : THE PARKS MEETING WAS CANCELED DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM. The Parks and Recreation Commission will be meeting tomorrow at 500 W. Hopocan Ave. The Agenda is posted below along with the minutes from the July 11, 2019 meeting. Pick up the September 19 Edition for more from the Parks meetings. 

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