Herald Extra

Newspapers are here to stay

Far from fading away, community newspapers are a valued and trusted source of news and information in towns and counties nationwide. More than two-thirds of respondents in a recent nationwide survey said that they read their local newspaper, either in print or online, and the largest segment of respondents said they preferred newspapers for their…

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Drive safe over Labor Day

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to be safe this Labor Day weekend. Troopers will focus enforcement efforts on removing impaired drivers from Ohio’s roadways. Motorists can all have a part in keeping the roadway safe by never driving impaired and designating a sober driver. During the 2016 Labor Day holiday weekend, there were…

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Future Nash Heights fees discussed

Rich Muller Herald Staff Writer Norton City Council is considering how much property owners property owners not included in the Nash Heights sewer project would have to pay for tapping in, or hooking up to the system after its completion. At Monday’s council meeting to consider one resident’s request Mayor Mike Zita noted several people,…

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Canoe racing returns

Canoe racing returns Back by popular demand, the 27th annual Barberton Mum Fest, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23 and 24, will again feature canoe races on Lake Anna. The races, reminiscent of similar Sunday activity during the Victorian era, will be Saturday, beginning at 3:30 p.m. Barberton Beautification is looking for groups of two people…

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Chicken joints have high count of inspection violations

Michelle DeShon Herald Staff Writer Restaurants that have had critical inspection violations may come as a shock. Critical violations, things that can contribute to food contamination thus potential illness, include handling food with bare hands, inadequate cooking, cooling or reheating procedures, hand washing and improper storage. Non-critical violations, which are not directly related to the…

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Enjoy a safe July 4th Weekend

Everyone is looking forward to the upcoming Fourth of July holiday weekend and the American Red Cross has steps they can follow to stay safe whether enjoying a nice meal with friends and family or going for a swim. “Millions of people will gather together across Northeast Ohio over the 4th of July weekend and…

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‘Today’ show alters document in viral video

After a group of Barberton High School students voluntarily got a shot of pepper spray, the video went viral and was featured on dozens of news stations.
“Today” on NBC, ran a segment including an image of the consent form with a Barberton Police Department logo Photoshopped to the document.
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Drug collection a success

Officials collect unused medication.
Left to right: Chief Vince Morber, Officer Paul Laurella, Katy Yoak of HCR ManorCare and Kiwanis, Officer Jerry Antenucci and Emily Bishop, Elizabeth Wilson, Dick Waltz, Dick Orendas, Jimmie Hurbean and Bob Hurbean of the Kiwanis.

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Summa Barberton accredited

Providing further evidence of the high-quality heart care they consistently deliver, the Summa Health Heart and Vascular Institute today announced three new accreditations from the American College of Cardiology (ACC), including the Barberton Campus, named an Accredited Chest Pain Center. The ACC’s accreditation process helps organizations integrate evidence-based science, quality initiatives and clinical best practices…

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