Area Breaking News

Magics announce basketball head coaches

New varsity basketball head coaches for the boys and girls teams were announced at the Barberton School Board Special Meeting July 9. Kyle McBride will be the next boys’ coach while Ken Rector will take over the girls’ program. McBride spent the past three seasons as head coach of East Canton, a Division IV team.…

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Norton Council considers joining NOPEC

Jim Eritano Herald Staff Writer If you’re paying more than four cents per thousand cubic feet for natural gas, call your supplier and renegotiate your rate. That’s the advice from Brenda Fargo, representing the Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council (NOPEC). Fargo talked about the organization and its aggregation programs at the Norton City Council meeting…

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Road closed

West  Tuscarawas Avenue, from Fourth Street to West Park Avenue will be closed today July 3, from 10 a.m – 4 p.m. for concert setup.  

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Herald Nation…Please help identify thief

On June 9, a purse was stolen out of a car on the North End of Barberton.  This unknown male went on a spending spree with the victim’s credit cards starting at Walgreens. The suspect is very identifiable by his face and his tattoos.  If anyone knows this man, please call Detective Russell at 330-861-7254.

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Fountain out for repair

The Lake Anna Fountain has stopped working and has been shipped back to the manufacturer for repair per the Park and Recreation Department. A spokesperson for the department posted on social media that, “At this point, we do not know how long the repair will take. Please be patient with us as we work to remedy…

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