Herald Extra

Kimble hosts second public meeting

  Michelle DeShon Herald Staff Writer To make sure Barberton residents are in the loop with new trash hauler, Kimble Recycling and Disposal, public meetings were hosted by the city. Business Development Director Don Johnson said the supervisor who has been assigned to Barberton visited the morning of the Feb. 27 meeting. Each cart has…

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It’s a word to the wise

Fifth-graders in Mrs. Gilliland’s Barberton Middle School language arts class choose a vocabulary term, create a lesson and teach that word to their classmates, who take notes from the lesson.

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‘A Man Called Ove’

Reviewed by Mary Kay Ball Community Health Librarian Ove Lindall is the resident curmudgeon in his housing development. He is grumpy, critical, and controlling. He does not suffer fools gladly and is quick to call people names and demonstrate his frustrations openly. However, there is more to Ove than his gruff exterior. Underneath all of…

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Students build towers

Asia Townsend and Elizabeth Gass, third-graders at Elementary East, are involved in the Science Club, Wednesday’s after school. The students used spaghetti and marshmallows to build towers.

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Don’t let the bedbugs bite

Jeff Stewart of Stewart Pest Control speaks about the health hazards of and the need to be on guard for bedbugs to the Magic City Kiwanis, March 7, at Thano’s in Barberton.

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Holocaust survivor speaks

Team Stars students visit the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage. Barberton High School freshman on Team Stars took a field trip to the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage in Beachwood. As part of their tour, students heard from Stanley Bernath, a Romanian native who is a survivor of the Auschwitz and Mauthausen concentration camps. Bernath…

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Kindergartners reach 100 days

Courtesy photos Kindergarten students from Elementary West celebrate 100 days in school by participating in many activities including a musical parade. Students from Mrs. Cerne’s kindergarten class celebrate 100 days of learning at Elementary West.  

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Man threatens to kill resident, officers

Michelle DeShon Herald Staff Writer Barberton officers responded to a home on Diamond Avenue for a man threatening to kill himself and his roommate. A caller told police that the man, Douglas Hayden, who had been staying with her for a few months, was showing a decline in mental health. She said he has bi-polar…

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Tax donations help support wildlife

This is the time of year when Ohio residents begin gathering deductions and receipts to file their taxes before the April deadline. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is asking taxpayers to consider showing their love of nature by donating a portion or all of their state income tax refund to support Ohio’s state…

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Kiwanis choose Stevenson

Diana Stevenson, the president of Magic City Kiwanis, was elected to be the next lieutenant governor for Ohio Kiwanis Division 16, covering Summit, Wayne and Medina counties for the 2018-2019 Kiwanis term beginning in October. Stevenson, an attorney and the Barberton Clerk of Courts, will oversee 18 Kiwanis Clubs with 741 adult members and over…

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