Herald Extra

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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Nursing students qualified

Nursing students qualified Courtesy photo Students in the Nursing Assistant Care program, which is a senior only STNA (State Tested Nursing Aid) course, have completed their American Heart Association CPR and First Aid course. The program is offered at Barberton High School through the Four Cities Educational Compact.

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Artist entrepreneurship program offered

Artist entrepreneurship program offered Summit Artspace is offering the Artist as Entrepreneur Institute (AEI). The program runs Oct. 27 through Dec. 8. AEI is open to individuals who are interested in or are already becoming entrepreneurs in the creative arts, including but not limited to visual art, music, theater, dance and writing. AEI is presented…

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Student recognized for achievement

Student recognized for achievement Aiden Wade Barberton High School senior Aiden Wade has been named a Commended Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students among the top 50,000 scorers out of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2019 competition by taking the 2017 preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).…

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Phonics rocks

Phonics rocks Courtesy photo Barberton Elementary West’s Jacob Sharier and Hayden Shook rock, learning the new Fundations Phonics Program, an awesome addition to the elementary curriculum this year. The program is also implemented in Barberton Preschool.

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Watch nature grow Courtesy photo Discover! Imagine! Explore! students from Mrs. Cerne’s Elementary West kindergarten class release their monarch butterflies after watching them grow and develop.

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Fundraiser features 20,000 pieces of jewelry

It’s back and bigger than ever. ACCESS, Inc., Akron’s homeless shelter for women and children, presents its third-annual fundraiser, The Jewelry Box, presented by Fred Martin Superstore. This is a community-wide jewelry sale that will take place at the Fairlawn DoubleTree, Saturday, Nov. 3.

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Speed cameras starting on I-76

Norton Police officers will begin using handheld photo LIDAR units Monday, Sept. 10, in the I-76 construction zone to calculate the speed of vehicles and take photos of speed limit violators. The intent is to create a safer work environment for those involved in the project, the motorists in the construction zone and police officers…

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Animal cruelty concerns considered

Rich Muller, Herald Staff Writer Barberton City Council returned from its August break to face legislation including strengthening animal cruelty law and changes to the Foundation’s code of regulations. A proposed change would enable an animal cruelty charge to be brought against a person who confines an animal in a vehicle under dangerous conditions such as…

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Hold onto the taste of summer

Cierra Thompson  Herald Staff Writer The historical train station at 361 Fourth St. NW is sure to grab your attention as you drive by.  The train station was built in 1890, making it one of Barberton’s oldest buildings. The Erie Depot was a hot spot for celebrities in the past. Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard…

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