Area Breaking News

Suspect caught after fleeing, twice

Rich Muller
Herald Staff Writer

A vehicle which fled from police was seen by an officer who followed it until the driver sped off then stopped behind a Lamberton Avenue apartment building.
The driver, identified as Edward J. Stoll, fled on foot but was found and arrested. After his records were checked, Stoll was arrested on a felony parole violation warrant out of Summit County.
The stop was triggered by a check of the license plate which revealed it was the subject of a recent traffic stop where the driver fled from police.
Stoll was charged with carrying a concealed weapon, having weapons under disability, improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle plus possession of methamphetamine and drug abuse instruments. He was also cited for failing to use a turn signal and driving under suspension.

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Panthers win Cider Bowl

Norton’s third- and fourth-grade football team defeated Barberton in the Cider Bowl 28-7. The second annual Cider Bowl was Oct. 6 at Columbia Woods Park.

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Students take tour of city

Third-graders from Barberton Elementary East attended their city tour. Students have been learning about the history of Barberton.
During the week of Oct. 1, they visited the mayor’s office, police station, and the Magical Theatre. In the afternoon they stopped at the Diamond Match Party Center and heard guest speakers Conrad Storad, Dr. Doug Gormley, who spoke on behalf of his grandfather Arthur O. Austin and Bill Anders, who spoke on behalf of Jeep Davis.
They ended the day at The Erie Depot. Pictured are Mrs. Svenson’s, Mrs. Vinay’s, and Mrs. Weigand’s classes. They were three of six that went.

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Families entertained with fall festivities

The Barberton Parks and Recreation hosted their annual Fall Family Fun Night. The Oct. 6 event was at the Barberton Community Foundation Sports Complex. Families gathered to enjoy free hay rides, a bouncy castle and face painting. Food and drinks were available for purchase. 

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Magics dominate Orangemen ** Video **

The Magics improved to 7-0 with a 43-13 beating of Ellet. Kyree Young scored twice for Barberton, as did receiver Derrick Vaughn on pass plays of 65 and 15 yards. Charlie Hornacek caught Chase Haywood’s third touchdown pass of the night, and Spencer Hutchison had his second interception return for a touchdown this season. The…

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Panthers get huge conference win at Ravenna

The Panthers’ football team improved to 6-1 with a 21-14 win at Ravenna. The win puts Norton at the top of the Portage Trail Conference at 4-0. The Ravens fell to 5-2 (3-1). Tyler Scott rushed for two touchdowns, giving him 16 on the season. Blake Jones rushed for the go-ahead touchdown in the third…

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History gives up secrets reluctantly

Former Barberton Citizens Hospital CEO Mike Bernatovicz and Summa Barberton President Dr. Michael Hughes pry open a time capsule sealed in 1977. The capsule was discovered with demolishing an overhead walkway connecting the hospital to the former parking deck. Check back for more on what was found inside the time capsule when it was opened…

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Holy bagumba!

Tickets for public performances can be purchased online at www.magicaltheatre.org or by calling (330) 848-3708.   Magical Theatre Company, the area’s only professional resident theatre for young audiences and families, is located at 565 W. Tuscarawas Avenue in Barberton, Ohio.

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Teachers, coaches or busing could be lost

http://www.nortonschools.org/Downloads/10012018SpSession.mp3 Click the link above to listen to the entire Norton City School Board Meeting from October 1. Click the link below for an edited segment from the board meeting.   The Norton Schools Board of Education is considering the steps the district would have to take if the earned-income tax fails in November. After…

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Live from the BMS studio!

As part of an Investigative Journalism unit, 8th grade students at Barberton Middle School turned moments of drama into newscasts. Students learned how to write news articles in their Language Arts classes and then utilized the BMS Library/Media Center Makerspace Studio to film their news articles as live newscasts.

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