Herald Extra

‘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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Theatrical classes offered

Theatre 8:15 will have youth winter theatrical classes, with instructor Jim Volkert, Feb. 4 – March 18. Ages 7-11, 9:30-10:30 a.m., and ages 12-18, 11a.m.-12:30 a.m. There will be stage direction and dance movement taught. Students will participate in a demonstration Saturday, March 18. Classes cost $130. The demonstration will is free to watch. Theatre…

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Students challenged to build a better bridge

Summit County Engineer Alan Brubaker will host the 17th annual miniature bridge building competition at the Summit County Fairgrounds. Registration for the Friday, Feb. 24 event begins at 7:45 a.m. and the presentation of awards takes place at 2:15 p.m. Bridge building will take place between 8:30 a.m. and noon. Norton will be among the…

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Art exhibit free to public

“Color Theories,” a free exhibit of art by Michael Greenwald and Priscilla Roggenkamp, will be at the Nine Muses Art Gallery Feb. 24-April 22. The pieces explore how the two artists engage color and strive to seek a perfection that leads them to create bold or nuanced works. The acoustic band, Rock Salt and Nails,…

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Zoo gets new friends

The Akron Zoo has new residents and others have moved to other zoos based on species survival plan recommendations from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The zoo has received a new red panda, Komodo dragon, sun bear and two Humboldt penguins. The zoo’s sloth bear, red panda and one of their Komodo dragons have…

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Lost dog

Kelli Wheeland of Dunn Avenue lost her female miniature pinscher Feb. 13 at 5:30 p.m. The dog ran towards Romig Road and State Street towards the Kenmore/ Akron area. The dog is not wearing a collar or tags but her name is London. Call Kelli at 330-329-8234 with any information.  

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