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  1. FRANK THE RABBIT on June 25, 2019 at 9:15 am

    Every living creature on Earth dies alone…….. ROBERTA SPARROW

  2. Triska on June 24, 2019 at 1:04 am

    wow that Barberton Reservoir Bridge being out….. is a real Pain. which ever way you choose to Go Around is indeed a LONG way around! Last I heard…. won’t be done before Winter???? not good ….. they hadn’t even Started on it, bet it will be more like next summer!…. look how long it has taken the 224/I76 bridge overpass. and we’re talking a bridge over deep water!

    • Beterny McKinley on June 25, 2019 at 6:20 am

      Call Bethanie McCrimely. She dont even know it;s a county project. what a joke. take another picture at an event you stay at for 10 minutes. another fake politition.

  3. Triska on June 24, 2019 at 12:59 am

    well if Barberton don’t do something about the flood problems… I would not blame Fred Martin if they considered relocating. whooops there goes more City Tax dollars! and it’s the City’s fault. when they did the interview on the news… all the Mayor said was, “errr will I would like it resolved too, but it takes money” lol… no plans just excuses. but we can blow money buying up land for a new justice center… they charge us for storm sewers and our road has 3 foot weeds growing out of them! let’s talk about raises, but not fixing current problems… and I have yet to hear the mosquito truck… and June is nearly over. It’s time to kick everybody out of office and get fresh people in there who would be willing to work for less pay and get stuff done. our current politicians are too comfortable in their desk chairs.

    • AnOnYmOuS on June 24, 2019 at 11:34 am

      Fred Martin is a crook and is located in NORTON.

      • Deadbassmaster on June 25, 2019 at 11:37 am

        all vehicles come with a free jar of vaseline!!!

  4. Logan Rameau on June 21, 2019 at 11:50 am

    Thank you for your clear information.

  5. what would u do? on June 21, 2019 at 9:30 am

    *******Breaking News****** daddy was banging sons girlfriend.Out of the darkness and into the light!!!!

    • Mountaineers on June 21, 2019 at 11:46 am

      We in West Virginia don’t see that as an issue? Ain’t that right, Ma?

  6. Miles Chaix on June 19, 2019 at 12:28 pm

    Your content gives readers things to think about in an interesting way. Thank you for your clear information.

  7. Pat on June 19, 2019 at 9:43 am

    To all of the businesses that are deciding to leave the city…..SEE YA! Bunch of crybabies and winers. Speaking of wine, the guy that spoofs the winery in Norton and lives in Norton is a tool box. Why are all these Norton citizens complaining about Barberton anyways? Go bark up someone else tree. QUITTERS!!!

  8. The Rock on June 18, 2019 at 3:21 pm

    The Rock cant stop flooding…The Rock cant stop spending…The Rock cant sing in the gazebo…But the Rock can and will vote for Debevick because he can..If you ssssmmeeeelllllllll what the Rock….is…..cookin.

    • Deadbassmaster on June 18, 2019 at 3:26 pm

      πŸ‘ first bit of sense you’ve made in a while!!!

      • 6th sense on June 19, 2019 at 6:21 am

        I don’t smellllll what your cooking. Move now

        • Deadbassmaster on June 19, 2019 at 12:16 pm

          lol!!!

  9. Triska on June 17, 2019 at 12:36 am

    the weather reporter said that Barberton should not of cried wolf with the tornado sirens today….. the warning wasn’t anywhere near us! Summit County is a BIG tall county!!! who ever presses that panic button needs to look at the Tornado box map… to determine whether or not to sound off. I was also told at a skywarn meeting, that technically… those sirens should not even “go off” until a funnel cloud is Confirmed by a law enforcement officer or weather spotter official.

    • RAIN on June 17, 2019 at 6:49 am

      NWS sets those off when there are weather events, not the city.

  10. Triska on June 16, 2019 at 11:39 pm

    well what another fantastic city wide yard sale fail we had again! I cruised around for 3 hours, on Friday the best weather day.. found 18 sales. 10 were all holiday decor, 5 were baby stuff, or senior equipment, only 3 were worth stopping at. Barberton you might as well hang this idea up.

    • Deadwongrabbit on June 17, 2019 at 6:40 am

      Move no Green

    • Deadbassmaster on June 18, 2019 at 3:40 pm

      if you all weren’t so damn tight maybe you’d see something good for sale.I found a 1952 topps Mickey Mantle for a buck!!! 🀣 Seriously but not really…

  11. grass coo-coo on June 14, 2019 at 1:17 pm

    fair warning to anyone driving through norton.if you see five foot tall stakes with caution tape around the property dont you dare go near the grass.dont park by it,dont walk by it,dont even look at it! cause just inside the home lurks a CRAZY lady who will call your work and lie through her stained teeth about you.good thing I film everything with my go pro so I only made her look like the fool she is.Oh yeah there are looney liberals in norton too!!! πŸ€—

    • Deadbassmaster on June 14, 2019 at 1:56 pm

      They growing that “special” grass?

  12. Triska on June 12, 2019 at 10:22 pm

    I had to Laugh when I just saw that fox news story about Kimble trash getting caught dumping both recycle and trash in the same trucks…in Barberton! My husband just said last week, “hmm they must being doing it different now, maybe they have different sides to the trucks one for recycle and one for trash, because they just picked up both” and I told my husband he must of been imagining……. lol… sigh ..now I am going to have to tell him he was Right! only it wasn’t because the trucks have different sides. … the workers changed their story 3 times to the reporter who followed them and video’ed them. ..the Company is saying maybe the worker was not properly Trained… hmmmm… or maybe… it was to save Time on the route??? I saw they sent out those notices… “if in doubt throw it out”… because they were getting allot of non recyclable stuff in the bright bins…. thought maybe they were cutting back on the recycle program. I am more confused than ever ..what to put in which can these days. I heard some companies where even Fining residents for putting non recyclables in the bright cans. so I been doing Less sorting these days. heck with it….. seems some workers might be thinking the same.

    • Deadbassmaster on June 14, 2019 at 4:53 am

      THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON LIBERALISM FOLKS πŸ‘‡. DELUSIONAL GLORIFIED WINDOWLICKERISM.

      • Coffee Pot on June 18, 2019 at 1:18 pm

        ABOVE IS BASS MASTER’S BRAIN AFTER AN ALL NIGHT BOOZE BINGE. 453 AM, REALLY DUDE? GET A JOB AND DITCH THE TRUMP STICKERS. VOTE OUT THE REPUB NAZI’S IN 2020 !

        • Deadbassmaster on June 19, 2019 at 9:34 am

          5:53 and not all of us can sleep till noon you lazy liberal! Someone’s gotta pay for your handouts.Get that lighter fluid ready for 2020!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚

          • Deadbassmaster on June 19, 2019 at 9:39 am

            look. I just posted at 10:34 and it says 9:34.funny how that works!! try to keep up. make sure you know who you’re talking to little girl. You wanna meet at the coffee pot? If you think you know something why dont you get in someone’s face?

  13. *******BREAKING NEWS******** on June 12, 2019 at 3:26 pm

    #######Attention citizens of Barberton########
    Criminals are trying to take over our land. Jail Birds are disrupting City Council with all of their DUI’s. Prison dwellers are stealing peoples money and operating area news social media pages. Drones are flying illegally. Bad wine and pizza are on the menu outside of the city limits. People from Norton are acting as if they live in Barberton. Our land is in great danger. The guy with the red hat on down by the lake doesn’t even have a red hat and is feeding the swans the Kool-Aid. Please be aware of overweight green wanna be wrastlers other than THE ROCK. We are in great danger.

    Clark Kent

    • Run Clark run on June 13, 2019 at 10:26 am

      Never fear Clark, Frankensoyars will save you!

    • Harvey the rabbit on June 13, 2019 at 12:16 pm

      Darn Clark, if we can get enough Kool-Aid packets to put in lake Anna, we can all enjoy a cooool summer drink along with the swans. CHEERS !

    • Brock Insane O'Bozo on June 14, 2019 at 10:46 am

      Thanks Obama!

  14. Soyars 4 Mayor on June 12, 2019 at 2:41 pm

    VOTE 4 COACH SOYARS FOR MAYOR AND BASKETBALL COACH. HE STOPS CRIMINALS AND HELPS SHOVEL OLD PEOPLES DRIVEWAYS. ONE TIME HE EVEN RESCUED A CAT FROM A TREE.

    • Harvey the rabbit on June 13, 2019 at 1:53 pm

      Sayers is the king of the wild frontier. I heard, “he once killed a bear with a knife when he was only 3”.

      • Deadwongrabbit on June 13, 2019 at 2:43 pm

        Wrong, he once killed a bear with a knife after he shot and made a “3”.

        Vote four Saywers.

        • Deadbassmaster on June 14, 2019 at 5:09 am

          You have the ability to make people never wanna vote for him!!! Its uncanny!!! I’m sure he’d not appreciate your “help”.

          • Mindurbusiness on June 18, 2019 at 8:14 am

            You have the ability to move now. I remember watching Soyars play hoop as a kid. It rained and he used his Reebok Pumps to clear water from a neighbors basement.

  15. Tusc Ave high rise on June 11, 2019 at 5:27 am

    people in this area.your homes and garages are being cased.we fidd’n ta steal yo chit

  16. Judy Case on June 10, 2019 at 12:15 pm

    I’m taller than you.

    • The Rock on June 13, 2019 at 3:44 pm

      The Rock says this. You can’t run for office if you are a wrestler. You can’t run for office if you are a loser. You can’t run for office if you are a cook. You can’t run for office if you are a kid of a former mayor. You can’t run for office if you can’t run 3 blocks. You cant, you cant, you cant, cant, cant…….If you sssmmmeellllllllll what the Rock….is……cookin!

      • Deadbassmaster on June 14, 2019 at 5:03 am

        smells like you’ve been SMOKING THE ROCK!! for some time now!! You cant think straight any more!!! You cant,you cant,you cant! BE SURE TO KEEP A READY SUPPLY OF LIGHTER FLUID FOR WHEN THINGS DONT GO YOUR WAY!! πŸ”₯ πŸ˜‚

      • Curious on June 14, 2019 at 1:47 pm

        Isn’t the current mayor a formers kid?

        • Kid Rock on June 18, 2019 at 10:36 am

          You are so right!!!!!! Hows that working out?????

  17. wackarnolds on June 4, 2019 at 6:20 pm

    local fast food joint serving up some nasty stuff. definitely in need of sum quality control. inch worms on lettuce.buns from the floor with metal shavings being served.someone needs fired immediately.**buyer beware**

    • Deadbassmaster on June 4, 2019 at 6:53 pm

      Anyone else hungry? πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚

  18. Triska on June 1, 2019 at 10:17 am

    a near collision and laying on horns as 2 pickup trucks almost ran into each other, Thanks to the over grown bush at the corner of 28th and Auburn at the basement house property. πŸ™ ..guess someone has to need an ambulance before anyone does something about it. (can you say Lawsuit?)

    • FYI on June 2, 2019 at 8:11 am

      Here is who owns the property:

      EQUITY TRUST COMPANY CUSTODIAN
      FBO JOAN M PETERSON IRA
      155 LOWE DR
      AKRON, OH 44319

  19. Triska on June 1, 2019 at 10:14 am

    so what is the former Johnson School building being used for?

  20. Triska on May 30, 2019 at 11:23 pm

    New Neighbor and/or Puppy? near 28th st sw (around benton-douglas)? There is a new Ordinance that prohibits keeping your pet tied outside 24/7 …to bark..Cry…Whimper…and howl…. all day / night and in the pouring Rain. it started a couple days ago and sounds either very small or maybe a young Pup. If you don’t want to care for it and make sure it is Happy, then find it a New Home. Dogs are Not Lawn Ornaments!

    • Triska on June 1, 2019 at 9:57 am

      I cruised the block, the crying puppy seems to be on Benton between 28th and 29th. πŸ™

      • Deadbassmaster on June 4, 2019 at 6:59 pm

        Have they shut their mutt up yet?

  21. The Joker on May 29, 2019 at 3:49 pm

    What did one Republican say to the other Republican?

    • what? on May 30, 2019 at 11:39 am

      what?

      • Deadbassmaster on May 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm

        Republican 1-wait till 2020 maybe they’ll all light themselves on fire. Republican 2 – Hopefully!!!… Take a bath you dirty hippie sponge!!!

      • FIRE!!!! on May 30, 2019 at 2:11 pm

        Anyone got a light?

    • Trumpty Dance on May 30, 2019 at 7:07 pm

      The Trumpty Dance is your chance, do the Trump, the Trumpty Trump.

  22. Deadbassmaster on May 27, 2019 at 10:33 am

    God bless all of the men and women of the U.S.Military and Law Enforcement who have given their lives and continue to risk their lives every day to keep us free and safe!!! Thank you!! and God bless America!!

  23. Deadbassmaster on May 24, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    I heard lakemores library burnt to the ground 😞.Both books!!! Just kidding!! but seriously….

  24. Emily Jones on May 24, 2019 at 6:18 am

    How do I get to downtown Norton?

    • Deadbassmaster on May 24, 2019 at 9:31 am

      Emm’s you gotta keep going through downtown fairlawn till you get to downtown Copley then turn left and head through the 5 buildings we consider downtown barberton take another left and you’ll arrive in downtown norton!! Word!!

      • Deadwrongmaster on May 24, 2019 at 1:52 pm

        That will take you to Snyder Town!

        • Deadbassmaster on May 24, 2019 at 3:05 pm

          downtown Snyder Town? I’ve been there.ive also been to downtown lockwoods and downtown sherman.just sight seeing!!!

  25. every American should.... on May 23, 2019 at 6:23 pm

    throw away all the meaningless shit that’s clinging.the enemy is here!!

  26. hey idiots on the road on May 22, 2019 at 2:42 pm

    ever heard of a BLINKER? Try using yours dirtbags!!

    • must be on May 23, 2019 at 8:59 am

      republicans

      • hey idiots on the road on May 23, 2019 at 11:59 am

        Definate liberals. Hipster glasses and a man wearing a skirt.#Deadgiveaway

    • Trumpty Dance on May 23, 2019 at 12:21 pm

      Has to be Democrats. People with Hillary, Obama, or Bernie Sanders stickers on their cars are the absolute WORST drivers!

      • Bwahahahaha on May 23, 2019 at 1:29 pm

        Mons Repukicans don’t have a licence. After 4 DUI’s you can’t drive. #run4council

        • hey idiots on the road on May 23, 2019 at 4:09 pm

          lolololololololololol that just dumb

  27. Pete Buttigouge on May 21, 2019 at 7:04 pm

    for reelz??? jeeezzus crysss

  28. Emily Jones on May 21, 2019 at 1:06 pm

    I had 37 deep fried twinkies at the carnival.

    • Coach on May 21, 2019 at 3:35 pm

      that’s it? I dropped 37 deep fried twinkies in the bowl this morning!

    • Harvey the rabbit on May 22, 2019 at 8:26 am

      Did you get your twinkies over by the memorial ? Just askin.

  29. Crakron on May 20, 2019 at 2:13 pm

    You should have to be a resident of Barberton to participate in the Cheri Blossum Festival. All the Akron Crack Heads ruin it every year. Thanks Crakron! Thanks a lot.

    • Trumpty Dance on May 20, 2019 at 3:15 pm

      Build the wall.

      • Deadbassmaster on May 20, 2019 at 3:30 pm

        πŸ‘ I can think of a few roads that would look great as dead ends!!!

    • Kenmoretards on May 21, 2019 at 6:26 am

      you can not say retard

      • Deadbassmaster on May 21, 2019 at 3:37 pm

        lmao.will dipshits work?

        • political correctness on May 22, 2019 at 3:49 pm

          #windowlickers

  30. RAIN on May 18, 2019 at 5:44 am

    ……aaaaannnnD HERE COMES THE RAIN!!! Told you so! I am right about it every single year! Cherry Blossom Festival + RAIN = $$$ in the bank!

    • BET on May 20, 2019 at 7:29 am

      Good thing you didnt bet! Never rained one time during festival or parade. Another sunny and hot weekend. Can’t wait til next year.

      • RAIN on May 20, 2019 at 10:56 am

        Not having it next year due to various problems from this year. Cancelled! And yes, good thing I didn’t bet. First time ever in the entire HISTORY of the Cherry Blossom Festival that it didn’t rain.

        • problems? on May 20, 2019 at 1:03 pm

          problems? what problems? you making stuff up for some reason. move now. shipper on out.

          • U-Haul on May 20, 2019 at 2:23 pm

            LAST SCARY BLOSSOM EVER. They are MOOOOOoooooooving it out for good.

            • Deadbassmaster on May 20, 2019 at 3:25 pm

              I hope that’s true!! good riddance!!! I’m embarrassed for them since they dont have the ability!!!

  31. AAAHHHHH....... on May 17, 2019 at 11:46 am

    THE SMELL OF CARNIES B.O. , THE SMELL OF ELEPHANT EARS, THE SMELL OF 85 DEGREE HEAT WITH NO RAIN IN THE FORECAST, THE LONG LINES AT THE FUN HOUSE, THE CHERRY PIE EATING CONTEST, THE PAGEANT, THE PARADE, THE OVERTIME HOURS BY ALL THE CITY EMPLOYEES, THE NORTON RESIDENTS WISHING THEY WERE BARBERTONIANS, THE COMIC BOOK CANDIDATES FOR CITY COUNCIL, THE BATTLE OF THE DRONES, THE GREEN WASP, AND THE GRAND MARSHAL THAT NOBODY KNOWS….LADIES AND GENTLEMAN WE BRING TO YOU, THE CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL! AHHHHH…..

    • Deadbassmaster on May 17, 2019 at 5:26 pm

      aaahhhh dont threaten me with a good time!!!

    • Harvey the rabbit on May 18, 2019 at 9:40 am

      Went to the festival last year with my grandson. Very disappointed because the Saturday we went, in the evening, there were a lot of drunks and I saw a needle laying on the ground. Plus the people reminded me of the bar scene from Star Wars. The families I saw there deserve better. The Barberton I grew up in, just not the same.

      • Deadbassmaster on May 19, 2019 at 6:04 am

        never seen a more wretched hive of scum and villainy…lawlessness reigns supreme…

    • AAAHHHHH on May 19, 2019 at 8:05 am

      AND TWERKFEST! AHHHHH

  32. Radar on May 17, 2019 at 6:09 am

    Not a drop in sight! Unless you live over there by Christmann park.

    • King of the Weather on May 17, 2019 at 7:38 am

      Rain was cancelled due to lack of interest. TURN UP THE HEAT!!!

      • Octavio Cortex on May 17, 2019 at 9:05 pm

        It’s because of global warming and climate change!!! geez some people!!!

  33. And you are......? on May 16, 2019 at 12:47 pm

    90% of the people on social media complaining about the Mayor do not live in Barberton. And 50 % are criminals.

    • B-Town Going Postal on May 16, 2019 at 1:43 pm

      You got that RIGHT! Most of them live in NORTON!

    • Deadbassmaster on May 17, 2019 at 5:27 pm

      dumb

      • Deadbassmaster on May 17, 2019 at 5:28 pm

        and dumber

  34. RAIN on May 14, 2019 at 1:04 pm

    Don’t look now, but they have dropped 10 degrees off the tempewrature for Saturday and added in RAIN, all done since last night. I’m telling you, it is going to be a washout starting Friday evening. 🌧🌧

    • RAIN on May 14, 2019 at 1:04 pm

      “temperature” – before the GRAMMAR NAZIS see that.

      • Emily Jones on May 15, 2019 at 6:13 am

        It’s temperiture, not temewrature.

        • RAIN on May 15, 2019 at 7:04 am

          I’m aware of it and I caught it. RAIN coming!

          • Emily Jones on May 15, 2019 at 1:31 pm

            Looks like we need a new Baseball coach.

            • shhh on May 15, 2019 at 2:45 pm

              why? your nephew don’t play baseball.

    • c attle on May 14, 2019 at 2:04 pm

      Ya, in Seattle. Never rained for cherry bosom festival.

  35. Emily Jones on May 14, 2019 at 6:58 am

    Is there anywhere in town where I can get free handouts?

    • Deadbassmaster on May 14, 2019 at 5:19 pm

      nope.i know where they have $2 handouts!!

  36. bet? on May 13, 2019 at 9:52 am

    hott and sunnny this weekend for cheri blossum. i gott moneys on it with all the north enders. ———-no rain——–

    • RAIN on May 13, 2019 at 10:46 am

      GONNA RAIN. It does every year. Pony up! $$$ — Money in the bank!

    • Richard Gotther on May 13, 2019 at 11:30 am

      You are correct sir! There is no rain in the area all weekend. This makes the 23rd year in a row that the festival has been rain free.

      • RAIN on May 15, 2019 at 5:07 am

        PSSST…..check the forecast. Rain coming!

    • tiltawhirl on May 13, 2019 at 3:24 pm

      Once again, it does not look like rain for the Scary Blossom Festival. Summer is finally here.

      • Albutt GooWar on May 13, 2019 at 5:59 pm

        I hope Summer is here because this Global Cooling is getting old.

    • Carl Spackler on May 14, 2019 at 4:58 am

      The heavy stuff’s not gonna come down for some time..

      • Comic on May 14, 2019 at 6:16 am

        Seen Aqua Man down at the Lake last night swimming laps around the fountain. He’s fast! He should swim for Council-at-Large.

        • City Slackers on May 14, 2019 at 7:22 am

          The Green Goblin will save us!

        • Deadbassmaster on May 14, 2019 at 5:20 pm

          seen the mayor on the east side.gave me the stankface.gave him the finger! no.1

          • Seymore Butz on May 14, 2019 at 7:35 pm

            Should have shown him the MOON!

          • young on May 16, 2019 at 10:48 am

            how old are u?

  37. TRUTH on May 10, 2019 at 2:33 pm

    The only person in this town who has a chance against Bill Judge is Michael Soyars. All these facebook frauds are living in la la land. I wish Soyars would give it a whirl.

    • Deadbassmaster on May 10, 2019 at 5:50 pm

      He should.But can you blame him if he didnt. I would vote for him. Im a non vote on the current candidates. We need an older person with their head on their shoulders to step forward. I am an independent but you can rest assured Mike Soyars is the only democrat i would vote for in this day and age.Nationally democrats are a disgust!!!

    • Brock Insane O'Bozo on May 11, 2019 at 7:08 am

      Too many DEMO-crats. We need change at the party level. Even the Green Goblin is a DEMO-crat.

  38. G.O.P on May 9, 2019 at 3:16 pm

    Can someone run for office if they are not a registered voter?

    • King of the Weather on May 9, 2019 at 5:52 pm

      I would imagine so. Just declare a party to run under.

      • Flippy Floppy on May 10, 2019 at 6:12 am

        Can you run as an independent if you are a Republican?

  39. Out of Towner on May 9, 2019 at 7:49 am

    If you don’t live in Barberton, you can’t comment about this town. If you don’t live in Barberton, shut your pie hole. Stay in Norton. Stay off social media, you are making yourself look like a bozo. Now go on and git to the Norton Pub.

    • Deadbassmaster on May 9, 2019 at 8:09 am

      you should move.move now!

    • U-Haul on May 9, 2019 at 11:42 am

      Everyone should just pack the truck and MOOOoooooove!

      • pack man on May 9, 2019 at 12:57 pm

        packer on up and shipper on out

  40. Emily Jones on May 8, 2019 at 2:52 pm

    Is there anywhere in town that sells prom dresses? Was hoping not to have my daughter wear mine from 1990 when I was the prom queen at Wheeling High School.

    • Harvey the rabbit on May 8, 2019 at 8:19 pm

      Gee Emily, I would love to help you with a prom dress but I quit cross dressing years ago.

      • see on May 9, 2019 at 6:17 am

        Harvey, that you down there at the memorial. Over there by Lake Annery? That’s a pretty hat.

        • Deadbassmaster on May 9, 2019 at 8:07 am

          bet u 20 bucks Timmy would whoop ole Harvey! He’s a mean little S.O.B. and he’s pretty good at detecting hidden pickles. Do a little trash patrol while you’re at Lake Annis.Thanks!

    • Well Hello There on May 9, 2019 at 11:43 am

      Prom Queen? You must be smokin’ hot!

      • Emily Jones on May 9, 2019 at 1:02 pm

        Not really. Short and fat.

        • Harvey the rabbit on May 10, 2019 at 9:36 am

          It’s okay Emily, don’t down grade yourself. In good ole Barberton we love, short and fat. Skinny and tall, pretty or ugly, smart or dumb. We don’t care as long as you’re gainfully employed and you don’t hurt anybody. God Bless You.

  41. AnOnYmOuS on May 8, 2019 at 11:35 am

    I heard something about a Dog & Pony show downtown. Will this be during the Scary Blossom Festival?

    • Deadbassmaster on May 8, 2019 at 12:21 pm

      afterwards

  42. Collin Hay on May 7, 2019 at 7:27 pm

    Ghost’s appear and fade away

  43. Emily Jones on May 7, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    How do I get hold of the person in charge of the natitorium? Does anyone know when they are removing the roof for outside swimming?

    • Deadbassmaster on May 7, 2019 at 3:12 pm

      Call Michael J. Fox. Roof opens in 1986

  44. G.O.P. on May 7, 2019 at 7:16 am

    Time to vote these Democrats OUT!

    • Ron on May 7, 2019 at 8:53 am

      This is what you get when Democrats run the city and are in office for many years. You have lost jobs, bloated salaries of government and union employees, crime, and reduced services such as roads. If you think Barberton is broke now, wait a few more years and see how broke you are when the big salaried firemen start retiring with the overtime inflated monthly pensions.

      • Comic on May 7, 2019 at 1:34 pm

        Is the Green Booger still running for Mayor? Batman, Robin, The Joker, The Rock? All Barberton needs now is Elmer Fudd and PePe Le Pew.

        • Wyle E. Coyote on May 7, 2019 at 2:38 pm

          Rumor has it that Beavis & Butthead have entered the race.

          • Cheetos on May 7, 2019 at 2:52 pm

            Who’s next, Cheech and Chong?

            • Deadbassmaster on May 7, 2019 at 3:14 pm

              all democrats

              • citezins on patroal on May 8, 2019 at 6:12 am

                Better than all criminals

                • butthurt liberal on May 8, 2019 at 6:53 am

                  Reality is your enemy.The collusion delusion!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

            • Mary J. Juanna on May 7, 2019 at 8:12 pm

              Cheech and Chong would be a hoot!

      • Fake News on May 8, 2019 at 6:16 am

        Just ask the 14 lieutenants. Fuel perks at Giant Eagle go into who’s vehicle?

        • sista souljah on May 8, 2019 at 11:40 am

          wanna dance?

        • Deadbassmaster on May 8, 2019 at 3:36 pm

          whaaaaaaa!!!!πŸ˜ͺπŸ˜ͺπŸ˜ͺπŸ˜ͺπŸ˜ͺ

      • Iconoclast152 on May 10, 2019 at 5:17 am

        If you want to have it made with a salary four times higher than the average Barbertonian the work as a teacher or administrator in the schools here, or in the Fire Department, or even better, at City Hall!!! Raises galore and more!!! Are we not a bit crazy being that these highly over-paid folks work on our money? IF EVER WE NEED THE GREEN HORNET IN THE MAYOR’S OFFICE, IT IS NOW!!! He would get this stuff fixed.

        • Porky Pig on May 10, 2019 at 9:41 am

          aba-d, aba-d, aba-d………thats all folks

    • East Side Crime Stoppers on May 7, 2019 at 12:22 pm

      I see Soyars is running for council. HE SHOULD RUN FOR MAYOR!
      SOYARS 4 MAYOR!

      • Deadbassmaster on May 7, 2019 at 12:49 pm

        he would win.not sure he would want to though.cant blame him.Our current mayor was born and raised here too and I know he loves this city but you cant please all the people all the time. I’ve noticed crime watch neighborhood signs popping up on the east side.Wonder who put those there? I wonder……..

    • citezins on patroal on May 8, 2019 at 6:12 am

      And replace with criminals?

      • butthurt liberal on May 8, 2019 at 6:49 am

        yep you and your momma

        • 3 on May 8, 2019 at 12:15 pm

          good one , 3 yr old.

          • Deadbassmaster on May 8, 2019 at 3:35 pm

            we know how you like them chester

    • Out of Towner on May 9, 2019 at 7:55 am

      If you don’t live in Barberton, you cant vote.

      • Deadbassmaster on May 9, 2019 at 8:14 am

        that just dumb.I live next door.the one that’s always cleaning up after YOU. have a pickle!! πŸ₯’

  45. AnOnYmOuS on May 3, 2019 at 9:13 am

    When is the Hick & Hoe Fest happening in Barberton?

    • Sumo on May 4, 2019 at 7:57 am

      They already hoisted yours to Lake Annie with a crane.

      • Chumpies Brand Potato Chips on May 4, 2019 at 3:40 pm

        at least you made me laugh you sorry S.O.B.!!!

        • Sumo on May 5, 2019 at 8:24 am

          It’s all fun. LOL.

    • Deadbassmaster on May 6, 2019 at 3:42 pm

      Tuesday.Last Tuesday

    • square dance on May 9, 2019 at 7:56 am

      It’s not in Barberton. At a winery outside city limits.

      • Deadbassmaster on May 9, 2019 at 8:18 am

        remember πŸ•+🍷=🚽

  46. Emily Jones on April 29, 2019 at 9:12 am

    Will there be a Cherry pie eating contest at the Cherry Blossom festival?

    • cheri on April 29, 2019 at 1:41 pm

      No, you fatty. Move to Fattyville.

    • Wingin' It on April 30, 2019 at 7:00 am

      I heard HOT WING EATING CONTEST! The hotter the better!

    • RAIN on May 2, 2019 at 8:02 am

      Gonna rain!

      • x on May 2, 2019 at 11:31 am

        Not gonna rain. Never does. Ask the North enders, they’ll tell ya.

        • RAIN on May 2, 2019 at 1:30 pm

          EVERY YEAR! Started on Friday last year at 5pm sharp. Stopped two hours for parade on Saturday, then picked back up and quit Sunday about 1pm They had 4-5 good hours for the whole thing. Expect the same this year…..RAIN!

        • 14th st.flood watch on May 3, 2019 at 6:13 pm

          You big dummy!!!

          • Barber Road Canoe Livery on May 6, 2019 at 7:36 am

            We’ll be ready.

            • Deadbassmaster on May 6, 2019 at 3:34 pm

              πŸ›Ά πŸ˜‚ πŸ‘ dredge the Tusc.for this!!!! $$$$

  47. Deadbassmaster on April 19, 2019 at 7:46 pm

    The tasing video has been taken down!!! WTF!!! Anyway GREAT JOB OFFICERS!!! Its on u tube if youd like to see it. Puts a big ole smirk on my face!!! Tased Barberton

    • Damage inc on April 22, 2019 at 9:47 pm

      All of that drama over someone allegedly buying tobacco for a minor ? Very poor decision making by all involved.
      So when do we start placing multiple people at risk over low level misdemeanors ? Better training is needed for Barberton’s finest.

  48. Emily Jones on April 18, 2019 at 1:30 pm

    Can you tell me if Skoops is opening this summer?

    • No Such Thing on April 18, 2019 at 2:55 pm

      Skoops closed a few years ago. Durbin’s is open though.

  49. Emily Jones on April 17, 2019 at 6:05 am

    Looks like we need a new Tennis coach.

    • mind on May 2, 2019 at 11:33 am

      mind you’re business. if you dont practice you dont play.

  50. Emily Jones on April 12, 2019 at 10:06 am

    When is Burger King coming to Barberton?

    • Ronald McDonald on April 16, 2019 at 7:20 am

      They aren’t. They went bankrupt and so did the city.

      • Emily Jones on April 16, 2019 at 9:03 am

        Did any of the Firemen take a pay cut?

        • City Slackers on April 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

          Hahaha…..good one.

  51. Ocrazio Cortex on April 10, 2019 at 5:20 am

    I wonder how fossils of sea life are found in the mountains? Maybe the climate has changed before? Nah!! They must have had wings back then!!! *WARNING* Expect climate change today!! Its gonna start out a little chilly then its going to warm up!!

  52. Vote 4 Soyars on April 9, 2019 at 1:28 pm

    Mike Soyars needs to run for office.

    • Damage inc on April 9, 2019 at 6:11 pm

      Guys like Soyars and Lysenko from the past are all the same. They are decent rep’s but have no desire to run for mayor. Lysenko did a half arse run a couple of years ago but he had zero campaign idea’s and no plan if he did get elected. Let’s face it, this town is a complete mess. The only way to fix this town would be a good natural disaster and then have the orange menace get you some funds to re-build. You have zero foundation to build upon and most of your residents live off government handouts. Game over, sell and leave while you can. Then the trolls on this forum can stay here with the trash !

      • ORANGE MAN BAD on April 9, 2019 at 8:57 pm

        IDK.I still think a jimmy johnboys on every corner might just pull us outta this mess!!! πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

        • Ocrazio Cortex on April 9, 2019 at 9:14 pm

          World ends in 12 years anyway!!! πŸŒŽπŸŒ‹πŸŒͺβš‘β˜„πŸ”₯πŸŒŠβ„πŸ’₯πŸ’₯πŸ’₯πŸ’₯

      • Emily Jones on April 12, 2019 at 3:40 pm

        Who’s Lysenko?

      • Iconoclast 152 on April 15, 2019 at 6:32 am

        Don’t despair. Remember that the Green Hornet has thrown his hat into the ring and is running for Mayor. Let’s give a political outsider a chance. The powers that be don’t seem to satisfy many Viewsline readers. Make Barberton Great Again…go Green Hornet!

      • yes on April 19, 2019 at 3:14 pm

        you are damaged……do you have any advice? Lysenko published his ideas and plans on Face Book and The Herald posted it also.

    • Emily Jones on April 11, 2019 at 3:03 pm

      Soyars for Mayor

      • Brock Insane O'Bozo on April 14, 2019 at 11:53 am

        No more DEMO-crats!

  53. Concerned Citizen on April 5, 2019 at 4:14 pm

    I hope the City of Barberton is aware of the liability they assumed by taking over Slovene Center, when a function is scheduled and takes place there are people coming and going and alcohol is being served. Even if Slovene has all the proper liability insurance including liquor liability the owner of the property will also be held accountable for any occurrence which may happen. I haven’t heard of any other City who owns a club which serves alcohol ….. have you !

    • Iconoclast on April 6, 2019 at 4:43 am

      Maybe the City is listening to the fortune telling mediums that say our future is ice skating and breweries???

    • Harvey the rabbit on April 6, 2019 at 1:45 pm

      When is the city going to take over Francois and get us some better dancers ?

      • Frank E. Ohs on April 8, 2019 at 6:42 am

        E I E I O

    • Confused Citizen on April 8, 2019 at 6:41 am

      Out of the 3 people that go to this place, 2 don’t drink. Go WINE somewhere else.

    • Big Daddy on April 9, 2019 at 6:16 am

      how about we only post when this city and it’s so called leadership makes a wise decision ? * insert crickets here *
      every decision made by your current group is clearly made with no real thought process or financial number crunching
      VOTE HORNET !! Of course he has no real chance but the total number of votes he get’s shows how bad Judge really is. Bet the Hornet gets over 1000.

      • Big Dorky on April 9, 2019 at 6:38 am

        You would lose that bet dork face. No one in this town votes. Bunch of rental properties and white trash living by lake Anner. AMHA bringing in all the leftover scum from Akron and even Cleveland (like the fire people).Crimsin terrass, projects, Al Peter, Tusk sky rise and West side building are not gonna get you too many votes. Same reason why our schools are at a D rating. Half these kids do not have Mommy and Daddy to help cheat on projects and do homework for them. (or help them study the right way ) Open your eyes or better yet keep them closed and vote for a fictional character. This aint 1976 for cryin out loud.

        • Harvey the rabbit on April 9, 2019 at 8:59 am

          Dang Big Dorky, you are scaring me into NOT moving to Barberton. I sure hope you’re not on Barberton’s tourist attraction board

        • Big Daddy on April 9, 2019 at 6:01 pm

          Your rant has been posted on here 100 times over by myself and others. My post was about our cruddy leadership and that the hornet has no chance. his number of votes will send a message to your cruddy leadership. stay on topic next time and don’t just blurt out a post. Back off the caffeine and chill wee man

          • Emily Jones on April 12, 2019 at 3:39 pm

            I’m confused. Why are there so many geese at lake Ann? Can’t we get dogs there to scare them away?

            • Lake Annie on April 14, 2019 at 11:54 am

              They have to drain all the water out so the geese will go to another place where there is water. Dogs are not allowed at Lake Annie.

      • ORANGE MAN BAD on April 9, 2019 at 9:01 pm

        *πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—*

      • dumbo on April 15, 2019 at 6:32 am

        How about move

  54. Ouch!!!! on April 5, 2019 at 11:15 am

    GREEN HORNET FOR MAYOR!!!

    • Jerry Atrick on April 5, 2019 at 11:36 am

      Too bad he’s the only one trying to run. Everyone in town thinks they can do better but only one name in the hat to challenge.

    • Jocularity 152 on April 6, 2019 at 4:46 am

      Indeed yes! The Hornet would shake up things at City Hall. He could do for Barberton as Donald Trump has done for America. MAKE BARBERTON GREAT AGAIN and put the Green Hornet at the helm!

      • Brock Insane O'Bozo on April 6, 2019 at 5:55 am

        Hornet is a DEMO-crat so probably not.

        • Town whole on April 8, 2019 at 6:32 am

          The whole town is Democrat dummy. Been like that for years. Always will be. Move now!

          • U-HAUL on April 8, 2019 at 10:22 am

            You should MOOOOoooove. Pack it up, ship it out. Go move to Mexifornia.

          • Big Daddy on April 9, 2019 at 6:11 am

            Your mom standing in front of slovene won’t let me move !

            • Twisted Sister on April 9, 2019 at 6:44 am

              Call the Fire Dept to help, they would love the overtime. So does your sister.

              • City Slackers on April 9, 2019 at 12:09 pm

                Will they show up in the Purple Pump-her?

  55. hey Al Sharpton on April 5, 2019 at 1:16 am

    If you want it come and take it from me.If you think you can you still dont know me.Let me tell you man i said it.I meant it and i will always have the right to defend it!πŸ‘…πŸ₯œπŸŒ°.

  56. prepare on April 5, 2019 at 1:08 am

    Civil War is coming!!

    • B-Town Going Postal on April 5, 2019 at 11:37 am

      I’ve been saying that for the last 15 years.

  57. John Burk on April 5, 2019 at 12:49 am

    Just watched the last council video.Pretty good stuff.Very surprised an old white man is allowed in their ranks.MV.Had an Akron firefighter blaming the far right for the lack of cash while at the same time hes bursting out of his undersized suit coat! He hungry!🀣🀣.50 something women who wanna pretend they are hip and dressing like theyre 15 and sippin on a latte.Ha ha.Then i noticed an article about a another demonrat(hypocrite) talking to kids about drugs while at the same time his brother is one of the biggest drug dealers around!! 🀣🀣.You cant make this shit up folks!!! Im convinced more than ever we are screwed!!!

    • fat democrat abundance on April 5, 2019 at 1:30 am

      How do i get through to these keeeeds!!! Well.You pretend.Like always!!

    • Ellis Burks on April 8, 2019 at 12:21 pm

      Strike 3, youre out. Get a job and pay for something.

      • fat democrat abundance on April 8, 2019 at 7:42 pm

        ahhhh.you like my videos!!! Im a real picasso!!!! …and no!!! i love ma handouts!!🀲

    • Jake the Snake on April 8, 2019 at 1:54 pm

      If it was a snake it woulda bit ya. Move now! Move to an island and work for the Army.

      • John Burk on April 8, 2019 at 8:07 pm

        ok.check out my videos you snake lover

  58. Keep quiet on April 2, 2019 at 11:45 am

    Union or no union, be quiet. Top 8 should go to jail for theft. And you should have to live in town just like the BCF leader.

    • John Burk on April 5, 2019 at 12:32 am

      @keepquiet πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

  59. The Rock on April 2, 2019 at 6:33 am

    Can you smell what the Rock is cookin?

    • Nope on April 3, 2019 at 11:39 am

      Smells I lil fishy to me.

    • joe biden on April 3, 2019 at 5:29 pm

      I smell hair!! smells delicious!!

    • smelly nelly on April 8, 2019 at 12:15 pm

      I can smell what the firemen are cooking, and it aint ramen noodles from Giant Eagle. Steaks from Leaches and Ribs from Green Diamond.

  60. BAFB on April 1, 2019 at 12:10 pm

    I see the Barberton all football boosters is having a fundraiser the same night as the Softball fundraiser. How does this happen? Same person in charge that schedules the firemen staff?

  61. Just Curious on March 30, 2019 at 5:20 am

    draw your conclusions.Solutions? anybody else wanna run?

    • Jerry Atrick on April 2, 2019 at 3:08 pm

      I’m in!

      • Luke Atmadik on April 3, 2019 at 5:31 pm

        Run rabbit. Ruuun rabbit.

  62. Just Curious on March 30, 2019 at 5:16 am

    What do you leave the city to buy because you cannot find it here? Lets hear it?

    • chicken on April 4, 2019 at 3:29 pm

      kentucky fried

    • John Burk on April 5, 2019 at 12:50 am

      Swensons

  63. G.O.P. on March 29, 2019 at 9:43 am

    Democrats have ruined this city.

    • City is boomin on March 29, 2019 at 1:29 pm

      First time in Barberton in 2 years. Looks good and lots to do. Good job Mayor Judge.

      • Deadbassmaster on March 30, 2019 at 4:33 am

        🀲 ma handouts!! i want some free shit!!

    • Anonymous on March 29, 2019 at 1:32 pm

      You Trump tards are clueless. The cities demise has been a direct result of leadership that had and currently has no vision for the future and or economic common sense. Big whoop if your prev mayor [s] has been democrat. Party affiliation has no bearing on local works. Compare Wadsworth and Barberton 25 years ago. Barberton had jobs and Wadsworth way a rural speed bump. Now look at the 2. One community planned and crunched numbers for the future while the other planned no retail development while at the same time good paying jobs left in the middle of the night. Simple. Stick to your soap opera’s and judge judy. The orange menace loves his blind followers.

      • Brock Insane O'Bozo on March 29, 2019 at 2:34 pm

        Do you know how to read? Apparently not.

      • 2 many chiefs not nuff toothless injuns on March 30, 2019 at 3:29 am

        Yes.Thats it!!! We need more retail shopping!! If you build it they will come….destroy it! We need jimmy johns on every corner.That will help! ORANGE MAN BAD!!! Wanna generate some cash in Barberton? Hand out some traffic tickets to the ample supply of effing idiots driving around!!! 😁😁😁😁

        • ORANGE MAN BAD on March 30, 2019 at 3:39 am

          The collusion delusion!!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

        • Deadbassmaster on March 30, 2019 at 4:13 am

          Look folks☝️it doesnt matter democrat or republican on a local level as long as you vote demonrat.Get it got it good.And you trumptards better watch your soaps and judge judy and what not while youre WORKING.GEEZ some(half) the people!!

      • neon distraction on March 30, 2019 at 6:07 am

        Just a rural speed bump!!! Ha haaaa.You should move there now that its a big ole city!!! C’mon girlfriend just go!!! More money!!! More tax dollars!!! More progress!!! More!!! More!!! More!!!! More!!! More!!!More!!! More!!! I think we’re going to more ourselves right out of existence in the name of progress!!! Im all for it!!!

      • Harvey the rabbit on March 31, 2019 at 9:33 am

        So. You are saying Barberton’s down falls are Trumps fault ? Okay…..are you enjoying living in your Mama’s basement ?

    • John Burk on April 5, 2019 at 12:52 am

      @GOP Might be an understatement!!

  64. Kim Foxx Mikey Obamas homey on March 28, 2019 at 5:16 am

    Bidge look like James Earl Jones in Conan the Barbarian!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

    • Deadbassmaster on March 30, 2019 at 4:18 am

      Pre-snake? or both?

  65. The Rock on March 27, 2019 at 3:05 pm

    The Rock says this… The Rock says if you are 4 ft tall and wear goofy hats you should run in the next election. If you fly radio controlled planes and think you are sweet you should run in the next election. The Rock says this… know your roll and know if your a troll…..If you smmmeeeelllllllllll what the Rock….is…..cookin.

    • Deadbassmaster on March 27, 2019 at 5:23 pm

      I dont smell no dinner cookin!!!

  66. VOTE NO! on March 27, 2019 at 7:34 am

    VOTE NO on any and all new levies, increases, and renewals. Enough is enough! Time to take back our city!

    • Deadbassmaster on March 27, 2019 at 5:20 pm

      πŸ‘

  67. God loves you on March 26, 2019 at 8:18 am

    Brewery leaving. Thank God there is one less bar in town. Need more churches. Amen.

    • God Hates You on March 26, 2019 at 11:39 am

      Brewery and bar are not the same.

      • 2 guys walked into a bar on March 26, 2019 at 12:25 pm

        Says who? you? That place was poorly run anyways. Better off with a shoe store or overpriced suits.

        • Toddy C on March 26, 2019 at 7:10 pm

          2 whores walked into my bar.They loved my watered down liquor

    • Ron on March 26, 2019 at 11:52 am

      and we pay a planning director how much to see these businesses leave?

      • its a bar on March 26, 2019 at 12:27 pm

        there is 43 more of them in town. who cares.

        • Toddy C on March 26, 2019 at 7:11 pm

          name em smart azz

          • U-Haul on March 27, 2019 at 1:39 pm

            Some of those are restaurants and if you disagree, then you’re a racist and you should MOVE!

            • jerk face on March 27, 2019 at 2:59 pm

              with bars in them idiot

              • 2 Men & A Truck on March 28, 2019 at 7:23 am

                Pack ‘er up and ship ‘er out. You should MOVE!

      • Tar tar on March 26, 2019 at 12:30 pm

        Planning director has nothing to do with a disgruntled employer pulling out of Barberton because he’s butt hurt. Thanks Barbara mckinny

        • gaydar alert on March 26, 2019 at 7:15 pm

          never use the words pulling out and butt hurt in the same sentence.☝️

    • U-Haul on March 27, 2019 at 7:38 am

      You need to MOVE! Pack the box truck and GO! Go live in the BIBLE BELT.

  68. "THC" TODD on March 25, 2019 at 12:41 pm

    Smoke ’em while you can.

    • Toddy C. on March 26, 2019 at 5:00 am

      Man i didnt even inhale! Besides i was just holding the reefers for my momma.She got her medical card

  69. City Slackers on March 24, 2019 at 8:56 am

    All you folks who were backing the Fire Department are awfully quiet these days. Kind of like all the Liberals zipping it after the Mueller Investigation.

    • Tab on March 25, 2019 at 8:38 am

      This just in: Fire = Money

      • cut the cheese on March 25, 2019 at 10:02 am

        cut all the salaries in half and double the staff

        • Deadbassmaster on March 26, 2019 at 5:04 am

          I like your style!!! Not your smell though!!!

      • Anonymous on March 25, 2019 at 8:28 pm

        Why attack the fire dept when the same stuff is much more rampant at the schools. Your municipal workers have been ripp’in us off for decades now, Your teachers slack off 4 months a year and teach little Jimmy with computer programs and video’s, yawn ! They rank in the bottom 60-70 districts state wide.Your municipal workers sip polar pops and scratch lotto tics while you are paying $300 for a busted ball joint after you hit a pond sized chuck hole. Your mayor laid a bunch of people off and while causing wide spread panic and then after a 2nd number crunch everything is now ok. Can you imagine Bill Judge doing carpentry work? The ole measure twice cut once would not be his strong suit.

        • because they are twisting the system on March 26, 2019 at 6:50 am

          don’t change the subject carl. they should be arrested for cheating the system. shame on them. and the crackhead heroin users are keeping them rolling in the doe. go blow smoke somewhere else blind boy

    • Just saying on March 25, 2019 at 1:15 pm

      I think everyone complaining is just jealous that they dont have a job there !!

    • Rubber City Rebel on March 25, 2019 at 8:54 pm

      Advice to Firefighters…Never argue with someone who buys ink by the barrel and paper by the ton!

    • Deadbassmaster on March 26, 2019 at 5:03 am

      Donald J Trump greatest American to ever live!!! Maga!!! 2020

    • Ron on March 26, 2019 at 12:01 pm

      the pensions these guys get will put the city into bankruptcy in about 5-10 years is my guess

  70. The Joe Crazy Lies Hotline on March 21, 2019 at 7:05 pm

    The J. Crazy rumor of low-income housing in Norton is totally innacurrate as usual. Therefore, looks like he might need to find another place to live, preferably in a different city. Make Norton Great Again.

  71. Under Fire! on March 21, 2019 at 10:44 am

    Read the Herald

    • insane on March 21, 2019 at 3:05 pm

      All these people complaining about the Mayor. Look at the money made by these Giant Eagle Fireshoppers. Are you serious? Check thief’s.

    • Ron on March 21, 2019 at 6:35 pm

      The fire department absolutely disgusts me. I hope you realize that the pensions they receive will pay them about 75% of their top 5 years average salary. Guys making $100K will retire and collect $6K a month for life from a city that is losing its tax dollars base as jobs leave town. This is insane and why cities are cutting services where they can.

      • John on March 22, 2019 at 6:16 am

        And half do not even live in Barberton.

      • because they are twisting the system on March 26, 2019 at 6:52 am

        that’s why they are driving trucks, floating boats, buying land down south and living in upscale houses outside of city limits

    • City Slackers on March 22, 2019 at 10:27 am

      Same old, same old.

  72. Brock Insane O'Bozo on March 16, 2019 at 7:04 am

    I heard that too and if anyone disagrees they are racist.

  73. TDS on March 16, 2019 at 6:48 am

    Fake News is the new heroin!!

    • John Burk on March 16, 2019 at 6:51 am

      Self inflicted lead is the new narcan!! Now lets keep paintin!!

  74. Akron postal distibution center on March 15, 2019 at 5:32 am

    Funny how mail can make it to Akron from Wisconsin in hours.It then takes days for Akron to get it to Barberton. Not one packaged delivered on time! I wonder why usps is failing so miserably? huh.I wonder.

    • Mail pail on March 15, 2019 at 8:29 am

      Call Bethany Mckinnley to help out.

      • Akron postal distibution center on March 15, 2019 at 5:53 pm

        why would i do that? you put too much faith in your pos politicians.

        • where did she go on March 26, 2019 at 12:37 pm

          she gone

    • B-Town Going Postal on March 15, 2019 at 11:35 am

      That’s nothing, wait until Barberton Post Office gets a hold of it and screws it all up.

      • Akron postal distibution center on March 15, 2019 at 5:53 pm

        never had a problem

        • B-Town Going Postal on March 16, 2019 at 7:06 am

          Consider yourself lucky because Barberton Post Office has been going downhill since the early 1990’s. Either you don’t get mail or you haven’t lived in Barberton long enough, or, quite possibly you DON’T live in Barberton and you are just responding as if you really do.

          • Akron postal distibution center on March 16, 2019 at 10:11 am

            Actually i take that back.I have had mail delivered to the neighbors and vice versa.Nothing major though.What issues have you been having? As for your projecting that i DONT live in Barberton my family has been here since Barberton was Norton and New Portage.That long enough?

            • B-Town Going Postal on March 17, 2019 at 7:29 am

              25+ years of issues with the Post Office around here, really, I would have no idea where to even begin to bore you with that list.

    • John Burk on March 16, 2019 at 7:18 am

      Unfortunately i had to work in that town all week.Witnessed on average 5.7 drug deals per day.Thats just the blatant right in front of my eyes deals.Im sure there were many others i didnt see.Pretty confident that less than 40% work.I fear for my life working in that place.It is lawless.

    • Red light on March 19, 2019 at 12:18 pm

      Does anybody else besides me and my co workers have a problem with the eastbound red light on Robinson at 5th st. At 3:30-4:00am, the light stays red! Me and my buddies have either ran the light or shortcutted through the bank or Giant Eagle! This has been going on for at least 10 yrs. Public official told me it’s a long light, sat there for 10 minutes one time and then treated it as a 4 way stop. Now the police are cracking down, instead of taking a longer route or sitting there until daylight, maybe then we should fix the light, the police know about the problem does anybody else? Just trying to get to work that’s all !

      • Red light district on March 19, 2019 at 3:08 pm

        Did you call the utilities department? Did you call the City building? Did you take the next step to solve the issue? Don’t be part of the problem, say something to help the problem.

      • Johnny Cockrun on March 20, 2019 at 11:33 am

        Ohio law says you can go through a red light if it has malfunctioned as long as it is safe to do so.

  75. The Rock on March 13, 2019 at 8:58 am

    The Rock has come back to B-Town! If you smmmeeellllllllllll what the Rock…. is ……cookin.

    • Deadbassmaster on March 13, 2019 at 5:45 pm

      Im sorry sir but people around here dont like the rock any more.They want meth or some form of opiate.Rock is old hat.Thanks sir!!!

  76. Enter Sandmann on March 13, 2019 at 5:09 am

    CNN you got to pay up!! (Communist News Network). Hillary for PRISON!!!!

    • Deadbassmaster on March 13, 2019 at 5:46 pm

      Geez.I know thats right!!!Thanks!!!

    • Reality check on March 15, 2019 at 2:54 pm

      If Hillary goes, then trumpy bear should be doing laundry in the same facility. Knowing him though, he would opt to run toiletry errands for the Aryan Nation

      • TDS on March 16, 2019 at 6:31 am

        Good one soy boy!!! Now get back to your safe space and be sure to recite everything from your fake news.They are the ones destroying this country and should be held accountable.They prey on weak minded sheep.Baaaaaaaa baaaaaaaa.Reality Check? I dont think you should use that name when youre hooked on fake news!!

        • John Burk on March 16, 2019 at 6:56 am

          I heard that too

        • Realty One on March 21, 2019 at 10:42 am

          For Sale – $156,000 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. And a free porch swing. Bwahahahahahahahahaha. Check your cameras. Baaaaaaa baaaaaaa

  77. RAIN on March 11, 2019 at 11:08 am

    It is going to RAIN from May 17 – 19, 2019. Put money on it!

    • wc on March 11, 2019 at 1:43 pm

      who cares

      • RAIN on March 12, 2019 at 11:50 am

        You do.

        • Voo Doo on March 12, 2019 at 12:38 pm

          Doo Doo

    • Deadbassmaster on March 13, 2019 at 5:47 pm

      Thats a given!!!

  78. pot hole on March 6, 2019 at 2:50 pm

    Rather be a pot hole then a whole pot.

    • Deadbassmaster on March 7, 2019 at 5:13 am

      So first you wanna be a pot and second uou wanna be a whole pot? Makes a ton of sense!! Learn the difference between then and than.Two different words. Heres your style.7 is greater then 6. Im going to eat my burger than my fries after that.Pass this great knowledge on!!! Confusious say man standing on toilet is ” high on pot”

      • pot hole on March 7, 2019 at 7:38 am

        never herd that won before?

        • Deadbassmaster on March 8, 2019 at 4:58 am

          So a typo that is not even a real word is the same?? I guess im a hypocrite THAN!!! You got your medical card huh?

          • OWn3d on March 8, 2019 at 6:38 am

            OOOOOOOHHHHH, You got own3d. leave now move..

      • pot hole on March 7, 2019 at 7:40 am

        uou? uou my friend are a hippo crate.

      • Reality check on March 8, 2019 at 6:54 am

        I really do believe that a couple of you on here need to have your Physicians double check your dosages. The juvenile Antics on this forum have went beyond ridiculous

        • SO on March 8, 2019 at 8:56 am

          MOVE then

          • OS on March 9, 2019 at 4:51 am

            Your mom won’t let me

            • SO on March 11, 2019 at 9:43 am

              That’s not my mom, its my cousin Bubba. hahahahahahahaha….u got OWN3D!

        • City Slackers on March 11, 2019 at 11:08 am

          Maybe the city slackers have more time to post with the budget cuts?

          • repeat on March 12, 2019 at 6:42 am

            over and over and over again. the same thing. blah blah blah. you should MOVE.

            • Penske on March 12, 2019 at 11:51 am

              Your mom won’t let me.

              • Roger on March 13, 2019 at 6:26 am

                Your mamma’s so fat, her belt size is equator.

                • Brock Insane O'Bozo on March 19, 2019 at 11:37 am

                  Thanks Obama!

    • Deadbassmaster on March 8, 2019 at 4:59 am

      Youre jobless!!

  79. Mr. Ed on March 5, 2019 at 1:32 pm

    My friends horse is pregnant! I blame the Mayor.

    • Deadbassmaster on March 6, 2019 at 5:13 am

      90% of Barberton streets look like the surface of the moon.I blame your friends horse! P.S.Dont worry you can abort your love child even after its born libtrash! You know,if its not the model you’re going for.

      • Mr. Ed on March 6, 2019 at 7:53 am

        Why the long face Deadassmaster? 90 % of all Ohio streets look like the moon. Was in Zanesville yesterday and wow! Talked with a local at the lil diner I frequent. He says, the mayor is why our streets look this way. I says to him, I says, must be democrat. He says, nope Republican, a horse could do better here. I drank my coffee and galloped away.

        • Deadbassmaster on March 7, 2019 at 5:20 am

          Mr.Hed you should try doing 2 seconds of research. Since 2011 a demonrat(Jeff Tilton) has been mayor of Zanesville.Like your fellow democrats youre are full of disinformation!!! Ive heard that Zanesville has an opiate/fentynal problem.You wouldnt be muling drugs down there from Summit Co. on the frequent would ya? Youre being watched!!!

      • Brock Insane O'Bozo on March 6, 2019 at 8:26 am

        I blame it on RACISM just like everything else.

        • Up in smoke on March 6, 2019 at 2:27 pm

          I blame the firemen!

          • Deadbassmaster as Mr.Ed on March 7, 2019 at 5:25 am

            Im sooo confused.I thought i was born a horse.Turns out im just a jack ass in a horse costume!!!

          • P on March 7, 2019 at 5:48 pm

            Tim McCracken should get his head examined. I read your attempt at journalism. All I can say is you are an ignorant idiot. I guess you’d be the first one to complain if your house was on fire and they couldn’t get there in time due to staff shortages,(or confirm that it wasn’t a false alarm first) and with the elimination of auto-aid so no neighboring firefighters would be coming either to save you. What’s your beef with the fire department? Did you try to be a fireman and couldn’t cut it?

            • Staff infection on March 8, 2019 at 6:42 am

              Never short handed. Double time and a half to be there. Why wouldn’t you be there. Sooner or later it catches up to you. Stealing pay checks.

  80. Job recruiter on February 28, 2019 at 3:13 pm

    I see Acme is hiring. Since I don’t think Mayor Judge will be reelected, maybe he should put in his application so he can work with Mayor Zita.

    • Purple Haze on February 28, 2019 at 8:37 pm

      Norton is a joke. Maybe an internship at the City of Wadsworth should be in order for Mr. Mayor ? Does anyone else think that maybe the local income tax hike from a few years ago has been used to cover up the disaster of a city budget instead of the roads? Very little road improvements made in 2018. Where’s the tax $ ?? It is tough question that city council needs to look in to.

      • City Slackers on March 1, 2019 at 7:35 am

        Or maybe towards that nice big house on State Street? Hmmmm…..

        • Up in smoke on March 6, 2019 at 2:33 pm

          read the herald

    • Reporter on March 1, 2019 at 8:38 am

      The herald is hiring a reporter as well. That Barberton Area News jockey should apply. No background check required.

  81. City Slackers on February 20, 2019 at 8:59 am

    Any plows out or are they parked due to budget cuts?

    • Deadbassmaster on February 21, 2019 at 5:55 pm

      Looks like they did a good job.U know what theyre working with right? geez!

    • Up in smoke on March 6, 2019 at 2:44 pm

      read the herald

  82. Aqua Man on February 18, 2019 at 10:39 am

    thanks to the hero on the east side, no more crime in soyarville! thanks mike soyars….

    • tarzan on February 21, 2019 at 5:52 pm

      ahhhaaahhhhaaahhhhaaahhhh!!!

  83. COMIC BOOK on February 15, 2019 at 6:35 am

    LET ME GET THIS STRAIGHT……

    THE GREEN HORNET IS RUNNIN FOR MAYOR, BATMAN AND ROBIN ARE FLYIN DRONES AND RUNNING FOR COUNCIL. AND THE JOKER IS RUNNING A LOCAL FACEBOOK PAGE, TALKING TRASH ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL KIDS AND STEALING OLD PEOPLES MONEY?

    CMON!

    • 3-Ring Circus on February 15, 2019 at 7:00 am

      Bring in the clown car.

      • Realty Check on February 16, 2019 at 5:37 am

        You mean the RV

    • Jokers Wild !!!!!! on February 15, 2019 at 8:59 am

      Joker – Joker – Joker

    • Realty Check on February 16, 2019 at 5:43 am

      With the current state of affairs in this town, you need to have a sense of humor. Oddly enough if you were a hold an election two weeks from now, I bet the Hornet would give judge a good run for his money. Seriously, what do you have to lose at this point? Your local leadership group has been like a bad episode of The Gong Show for several years now.

      • Aqua Man on February 18, 2019 at 7:37 am

        Don’t drink the water Realty One. The Green Hornet never won a wrastlin match. He aint winning no election either.

        • G.O.P. on February 18, 2019 at 11:38 am

          Democrats will lose.

  84. Fire Bug on February 14, 2019 at 9:38 am

    Someone is having a camp fire in Norton and cooking hotdogs and marshmallows. So lets pay Johnny Fireguy Overtime to Drive over the Purple Pumper in full gear to tell them to put out their 24 twig fire. And then blame the potholes.

    • Up in smoke on March 6, 2019 at 2:33 pm

      Read the herald this week.

  85. Buzz Stinger on February 13, 2019 at 1:38 pm

    Green Hornet is next in line!

  86. Phillip Dajail on February 13, 2019 at 12:13 pm

    I bet all the Republicans in town are glad they are closing the jail.

  87. Triska on February 11, 2019 at 2:56 am

    Budget Woes. well, we can layoff people and cut services..let crooks roam the street, why not…also cancel the summer concerts, fireworks, cherry blossom, labor day celebrations, mum fest, put parking meters back up… etc… “a penny here a dollar there”… or we can think Big and just Sell the rest of Tuscora park to Summa, they can build their parking lot and helicopter pad or whatever. They’ll be happy….It’s not much of a park anymore anyways, not kept up well…and We’ll be happy…the City would make enough money get out of the hole and rehire workers. Also, aren’t there still some empty school buildings, we could sell? I just don’t think putting the Citizen’s Safety..is worth the risk. There are Other ways to fix this. Put your thinking cap on… Mr. Mayor!

    • Park Ranger on February 12, 2019 at 7:19 am

      You aint takin Tusc Park from nobody. Summa cant afford to pay attention. University will take them over soon. They already built their parking lot, open your eyes. “It’s not much of a park anymore anyways”???? WTH are you saying?? The city will make 4 Million to get out of hole??? Stop commenting, you are an idiot.

    • Triska on February 12, 2019 at 2:53 pm

      funny how folks have to keep changing their names to look like different posters, what’s wrong with your REAL name “Ranger?” bashful? may bad about the Lot, fortunately I hadn’t needed to go to the ER lately. didn’t notice. ok…I did go to the Park the other day, and it was a dumping grounds for city leaf trucks and branches of trees and huge flooded areas all over the place. it looked crappy! I did not see anyone enjoying the park, I was the only one there. and usually I am, except for a couple of kids shooting hoops. yes they wont make ALL the money they need…. but it will be a good chunk, we have to start somewhere. an Empty Trashed Park vs Public Safety… hmmmmmm tough choice…. You Think? there are plenty of Metro Parks…Sometimes we have to make sacrifices, esp. when we have a major set back, with B+W leaving us. if you Lost your Job, you don’t go buying a new $ phone, you stock up on food. You get what you Need not what you Want. We Need Fireman and Police.

      • Triska on February 12, 2019 at 3:02 pm

        oops modem reboot on first draft here….. delete

        • Tasket on February 13, 2019 at 6:33 am

          Ya , Ur not very bright!

    • Triska on February 12, 2019 at 3:00 pm

      funny how folks have to keep changing their names to look like different “posters”, what’s wrong with your REAL name “Ranger?” bashful? -and that goes for the rest of you fake names- may bad about the Lot, fortunately I hadn’t needed to go to the ER lately. didn’t notice. ok…I did go to the Park the other day, and it was a dumping grounds for city leaf trucks and branches of trees and huge flooded areas all over the place. it looked crappy! I did not see anyone enjoying the park, I was the only one there. and no one when I drive through, except for a couple of kids shooting hoops. yes they won’t make ALL the money they need…. but it will be a good chunk, we have to start somewhere. an Empty Trashed Park vs Public Safety… hmmmmmm tough choice…. You Think? there are plenty of Metro and State Parks…Sometimes we have to make sacrifices, esp. when we have a major set back, with B+W leaving us. if you Lost your Job, you don’t go buying a new $ phone, you stock up on food. You get what you Need not what you Want. We Need Fireman and Police.

      • Seymore Butz on February 12, 2019 at 5:45 pm

        How are we to know that Triska is YOUR real name?

        • Tasket on February 13, 2019 at 6:30 am

          Real name is Dumbo. He went to the park the other day when it was 3 degrees out and he was the only one there? No DUH! Leaves have not been there for over 2 months. And, couple kids shooting hoops? Not in this weather, BOZO! You didn’t know they built a parking lot? Took over a year. Stick to knitting wise guy, you got OWN3D here. Oh ya one more thing. Amazon will be taking over the B & W building this fall! Pretty much a done deal. Good day!

    • Tasket on February 13, 2019 at 6:32 am

      Fake News!

    • Triska on February 18, 2019 at 2:21 pm

      from what I researched the City made $275,000 just from 4 acres of Tuscora Park. And even if Summa doesn’t have immediate plans for it.. to have pre-acquired the land around it will be a Bargaining chip for any other Medical facility interested in it, if they plan the move on. to know They can expand any time they want without all the “red tape” of acquiring it, will attract more Serious contenders to our city, maybe a nice big burn unit and a children’s wing, like at Rainbow? why not put our City on the Map? (for something other than Chicken Restaurants) think of the Benefits to the Community (not to have to go to Akron) for one thing….and Tax Revenue, when built someday? meanwhile folks who want to hang on to those “PAST childhood memories,” what good is that… doing our economy.??? wake up! grow up….The hospital can create an agreement with the City that until they Plan to develop or sell ..the City may continue to run the Land as a Park for the Citizens and maintain it, thus relieving Summa from that burden, and the property will be TAX FREE.. until such time. I don’t know how many Acres are left, but surely a Million dollars worth! Barberton makes Money… You’ll still have a Park for probably a good while, and someday we’ll have a First Rate Top Notch LARGE Medical Facility. One that will bring Jobs and future Tax revenue ..and Summa will be able to use the Potential to also close a great Deal. It’s a win win..option, esp. when you are a City hurting for money, “that doesn’t grow on trees”… but actually it Could ….from Tuscora Park!……. (and the neighbors to the park, who oppose, will have plenty of time… to put up those “for sale signs”)…….at least something to Think about. huh?

      • dr. feelgood on March 12, 2019 at 3:01 pm

        Smoke another one

  88. G00D M0RNING on February 10, 2019 at 8:57 am

    What are we offended by today?

  89. Fireman Bill on February 5, 2019 at 6:55 am

    These Firemen made fools out of themselves. Top dollars paid for out of town employees. Take the money and run! Same with the Community Foundation. Out of town person in charge. These are not Barberton people. These are pay check hungry money mops. How many lieutenants do we need? How bout the mattresses that were donated? Does anybody know why they needed mattresses? Money – the cause of all evil. Take a pay cut then make it back with all the overtime. Put in a little extra. And stop with the poor me mentality. Everyone has a home and family. How much money is wasted on 2 parades per year so we can hear loud sirens?

    • Alex on February 5, 2019 at 10:46 am

      Fireman Bill-You are a degenerate and just made yourself look like a fool. “Pay check hungry money mops”…you must get everything handed to you and not have to work for a living to take care of yourself and others…or do you play the system and let tax payers with jobs (in which they NEED to support THEIR families) to feed and house you? You are a joke. I hope you aren’t from Barberton…because if so, you are a disgrace to that city. Also- Barberton firemen have it harder than many other fire departments. They are constantly saving lives due to the drug epidemics and other emergency situations in that city. You should go ahead and volunteer at the department once to see what exactly they do before you open your big, dumb mouth again.

      • Realty Check on February 6, 2019 at 5:17 am

        Calm down Francis

      • Up in smoke on March 6, 2019 at 2:46 pm

        read the herald

    • Alex on February 5, 2019 at 11:08 am

      Since you clearly were not present at the council meeting based on your lack of intelligence on this issue, let me set the record straight for you.

      Understaffing is what is causing SOME firemen to make so much money. The overtime is outrageous because the city allows it to be. If you hire more firemen, you end up avoiding paying overtime. Those few that made 6 figures WORKED (something you seem to be inexperienced in) 500-700 hours of overtime. They got that much because others did not want to work overtime…thus, understaffing being the problem.

      The mattresses (2 were donated out of the 20 needed) because there was a bedbug infestation and the city ignored the problem. The mattresses are needed because these men work 24 hour shifts protecting people of the city.

      • lax dude on February 5, 2019 at 12:35 pm

        Next time you’re in a Whambulance, stop by burger joint and get you a Whammy burger.

        • Alex on February 5, 2019 at 1:47 pm

          And you are just as uneducated.

          • OT turmoil on February 5, 2019 at 1:57 pm

            The way they are cheating the system to grab overtime hours is ridiculous.

        • Realty Check on February 6, 2019 at 5:19 am

          You and the rest of your immature fools can go back to watching Sesame Street. The real workers and taxpayers are finally reappearing on this forum. Way overdue

      • OT turmoil on February 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm

        They got that much overtime because they were not scheduled to work while others took vacations.

        • Realty Check on February 6, 2019 at 5:15 am

          SPOT ON! Those who work within the department do not want people to know that. The general public would be shocked at how much personal time off a tenured firefighter can accumulate. So when a department loses thousands of hours to vacation and personal time you have to hire others to work while others are being paid to stay home

          • OT turmoil on February 7, 2019 at 7:22 am

            poor management

          • OT turmoil on February 7, 2019 at 7:24 am

            schedule them to work during others vacations you wont have to pay OT. idiot

      • Triska on February 12, 2019 at 3:16 pm

        good point. EMPLOY more People… instead of over paying current with over high wages…, I agree… expand the Pool of Employees, then you have more to Choose from, when we need extra Manpower for those special Emergencies, esp when you have a “select few” who might want to decline…for various reasons, things do come up…and not Over work the few who are willing to “cover”….. and that goes for ALL businesses…. Less OT…and allow more folks to earn Paychecks. stop the Greed from some who abuse OT…and / or Demanding too Much from the Few who are Willing to work…and spread the Pride of giving Other folks the Ability to be Employed and put food on their table. Even if it is just Part-Time.

    • Ron on February 7, 2019 at 1:53 pm

      The firemen know how to play the system. Norton Fire has 12 full time members and the rest are part time.

      • OT turmoil on February 8, 2019 at 8:57 am

        Oh, believe me I know. Work 8 days in one month. Can only get away with it for so long. Feel the pressure time and try to put a twist on it.

        • Ron on February 8, 2019 at 9:06 am

          compare the fire department costs in Wadsworth and Norton to Barberton’s.

  90. SOYARS FOR MAYOR! on January 31, 2019 at 6:29 am

    Plus he’s a hero!

    • City Slackers on January 31, 2019 at 11:53 am

      ….and a Democrat.

      • Throw it out the window on January 31, 2019 at 3:45 pm

        You might want to start throwing the D and R out the window. Have to make the right decisions that make sense for the people and city. This is not 1976. Randy Hart, where are you?

        • Hard Times on February 1, 2019 at 9:52 am

          Amen ! Dem or repub makes NO diff at municipal level’s. It is about vision and planning. This town has had zero for decades ! I thought Genet had a chance to do something, but he was not tied into the local cronie network. We need to pull info and planning from successful communities in the area. There are a few, why not ask for info in order to formulate a plan for the future ? To turn this town around you will need a person with vision, planning and the ability to work hard 12 hours a day. Cashing a paycheck and employing your buddies is not the right formula.

          My dentures about fell out when you seemed to imply that Randy Hart was worth a hoot ! A good laugh is always appreciated. The blue collar workers and a pethora of jobs made Randy, he was justa long for the ride.

          • hard head on February 1, 2019 at 12:01 pm

            Get used to it. It was a pretty smooth ride genius. but that not good for u either? his daughter might be next. but what do I know? you are the one that knows everything. Laugh out loud

          • edbassmaster on February 6, 2019 at 6:28 am

            doesn’t matter Democrat or Republican? that’s just something liberal losers say. Slim chance in this town? I dont think so! last election still not real for ya?

            • IDK on February 7, 2019 at 7:26 am

              Not sure what u are talking about? Not sure u know what u are talking about?

  91. G.O.P. on January 29, 2019 at 6:55 pm

    Time for Republicans to start taking over this town!

    • Slim Jim on January 31, 2019 at 3:47 pm

      Slim chance in this town.

      • City Slackers on February 2, 2019 at 8:52 am

        And that is a sad thing too. Democrats will ruin this town like they did to Crackron.

        • edbassmaster on February 6, 2019 at 7:46 am

          crackron has 40% of the people working while 60% freeloads.Grade A shithole

          • hole on February 7, 2019 at 7:27 am

            Whole country is like that Francis

            • Brock Insane O'Bozo on February 7, 2019 at 2:07 pm

              Obama and Democrats made it that way.

  92. Great Job on January 22, 2019 at 8:20 am

    Thank you for clearing the roads. Great Job.

    • nj anderson on January 25, 2019 at 6:15 am

      Barberton middle school security: I take my grandson to scgool daily and must say that their is no security on all three enterances at the middle school. The school police officer is around breifly waving cars through. The kids or anyone for that matter run wildly in and out at will. The school board needs to use one monitored enterance with a metal detector. Kenmore started doing it years ago and no more weapons are brought in. Lets get with the times and keep the school safe for everyone!

      • Cardinal rams on January 25, 2019 at 6:29 am

        Kenmore is safer than Barberton ?

      • Point is? on January 25, 2019 at 1:57 pm

        This has to do with clearing the roads how?

      • N.R.A. on January 25, 2019 at 6:06 pm

        If u had metal detectors wouldn’t it blow the cover of the teachers that carry concealed??

  93. B & W on January 22, 2019 at 6:27 am

    Shovel your sidewalks NOW! Looks like they are giving up. Poorly run business.

  94. Snow Blind on January 21, 2019 at 3:41 pm

    Hey city of Barberton plow truck drivers, one of your toggle switches should turn on the salt spreader. Try it. Wake up down there !

    • City Slackers on January 21, 2019 at 6:25 pm

      Budget cut$

    • You a lil salty on January 22, 2019 at 6:23 am

      Doesn’t work when it’s this cold dummy. Now go git your sippy cup re-filled.

      • Uncle Salty on January 22, 2019 at 6:36 am

        Salt seems to work just fine over in Norton. Oops, there goes your slacker b.s. propaganda again πŸ™

        • Uncle Dummy on January 22, 2019 at 8:18 am

          Huh? Nortons roads are awful. Truth hurts Dummy!
          Now go drink bad wine.

          • Uncle Salty on January 22, 2019 at 8:43 am

            Seems like you have the alcohol drinking covered for all of us ! Go sleep it off dust head

            • Rain Man on January 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm

              Salt + snow + brine + snow + salt + plow + salt + plow + bad wine + salt + snow = REPUBLICANS WITH HANDCUFFS

  95. City Slackers on January 20, 2019 at 7:44 am

    Budget cuts on plowing too? Time to sell the RV!

    • Anonymous on January 21, 2019 at 8:03 pm

      What about plowing on the north end. ERIE, HURON,ONTARIO

      • Ear Mutts on January 22, 2019 at 6:25 am

        We did. And it looks good. Now go pick up all the dog poop from your cooped up mutt.

      • Suomynona on January 22, 2019 at 5:53 pm

        Them the Great Lakes. They got salt under them lakes.

  96. You got plowed on January 18, 2019 at 6:18 am

    We were out all night plowing and salting getting paid time and half so all you winers and pizza eaters can get to work this morning. Now off to catch some z’s on the clock so we can get paid double time this weekend. yawn……..!!!!

    • City Slackers on January 18, 2019 at 8:27 am

      Liar. You were not out anywhere.

    • edbassmaster on January 18, 2019 at 9:58 am

      Geez big daddy warbucks!! U got 20 bucks i can borrow till Wednesday? The following Wednesday….

    • Superduty on January 18, 2019 at 10:32 am

      Just picked up my new diesel 4×4 so you dont have to plow my road ! I was raised not to rely on other people .

      • fumes on January 18, 2019 at 11:41 am

        That you over there on Noble wearing the green hat building a snowman? I can smell that stinky diesel from here. Smells like breathany’s perfume. Now go on and git.

      • alexandria ocasio-clueless on January 18, 2019 at 12:21 pm

        Just pay for it. Now you can MOOOOVE! Move outta town!

    • Proud taxpayer on January 20, 2019 at 7:11 am

      The roads are in excellent shape thanks to our city street department! !! Excellent excellent job!!! Somebody needs to shake the money tree for all of you!

  97. Concerned on January 15, 2019 at 8:12 am

    Look at all the places in town have shut down or are shutting down soon since the election. She gone!

    • Trumped Out on January 15, 2019 at 4:43 pm

      Be careful, the Trump Tards on here will want to build a wall. Keep tax paying biz in and crackron out.

    • Proud taxpayer on January 16, 2019 at 8:02 am

      Hats off to our city workers our roads were in tip top shape this morning. Whatever their paying you guys isn’t enough I think you all need a big raise thank you

      • No Rai$e$ on January 16, 2019 at 10:31 am

        City is 3 mil in the hole. No raises!

        • Proud taxpayer on January 16, 2019 at 1:50 pm

          Just raise the taxes now that trumps president there is more job than ever so I think everyone can pay more and give the city workers a raise

          • alexandria ocasio-clueless on January 17, 2019 at 8:23 am

            Just pay for it.

    • edbassmaster on January 17, 2019 at 11:05 am

      You lost ❄.You have severe TDS!!!

  98. City Slackers on January 15, 2019 at 4:51 am

    Get those plows ready. Don’t say you haven’t been told or warned. I expect to see a full crew out this weekend.

    • Wine on January 15, 2019 at 6:43 am

      Want some cheese with your wine? How bout some bad pizza?

      • Todd Meat Cleavage on January 15, 2019 at 7:07 am

        25 cent wings at Garbage Bar

        • Crackland on January 15, 2019 at 8:09 am

          2 dollar drafts

      • edbassmaster on January 17, 2019 at 11:08 am

        πŸ·πŸ•= 🚽

        • just somebody on February 17, 2019 at 3:15 am

          I like your post, it made my day

    • U Funny Man on January 15, 2019 at 8:25 am

      YEAH RIGHT! You will be lucky if you see even one truck out this weekend. They will wait until Monday morning to get anything done.

      • $$$$ on January 15, 2019 at 10:10 am

        Shows how dumb you are! We will be out in full force getting paid time 1/2 and double time! Now go pi$$ up a rope you scumbag loser. Just for that we are skipping the North End. Say hi to Chief Hopocan for me. BWAHAHAHAHAHAAHA.

        • U Funny Man on January 15, 2019 at 11:36 am

          OK, so what, I live on the West Side.

          • U stupid man on January 15, 2019 at 2:40 pm

            No you don’t you pig. You live over there by Fig Newton Park you dirty dog, you. Move now. sir.

        • edbassmaster on January 17, 2019 at 11:25 am

          You fellas are all mixed up!!! My bad!!! My Toddy C posts were inappropriate!!! 🌞

    • Poor records on January 15, 2019 at 10:13 am

      Take a look at all these Republicans on social media complaining about the City of Barberton. Almost all of them have been in trouble with the law for some reason?

      • Brock Insane O'Bozo on January 15, 2019 at 11:37 am

        Thanks OBAMA!

        • Jail Birds on January 15, 2019 at 2:42 pm

          cawwww, cawwwwwwwww…..

          • edbassmaster on January 17, 2019 at 11:32 am

            Liberals litter the prison system!! Truth is tough.I know.☹☹☹

      • edbassmaster on January 17, 2019 at 11:28 am

        Barberton is the best!! Its half the people thats the problem!!!πŸ’£Boom!! Go on and git!!! Crackron seems like your place!!!

  99. Social Media on January 9, 2019 at 12:45 pm

    White Horse Brewery

  100. thanks on January 8, 2019 at 9:53 am

    Just heard Kmart and McDonalds closing

    • Pack It Up on January 8, 2019 at 11:31 am

      Ritzmans, not McDonalds.

      • veer to on January 9, 2019 at 6:30 am

        Thanks to Bethany

        • Brock Insane O'Bozo on January 9, 2019 at 7:30 am

          …..and OBAMA!

          • She Gone on January 9, 2019 at 12:46 pm

            Follow the Yellow Brick Road.

            • PENSKE on January 9, 2019 at 5:55 pm

              We’re yellow. Pack ‘er up and leave!

              • Yello on January 10, 2019 at 8:49 am

                Her teeth are yello. ooohh…. u got own3d. fudge packer on up and ship her on out….
                bbbwwwaaahahahahahahaaha

                • Todd Meat Cleavage on January 10, 2019 at 11:57 am

                  That’s it! Meet me at the Garbage Bar at NOON!

                  • Not me on January 10, 2019 at 12:48 pm

                    I will be at Lake Banana at 3 sharp. Im wearing the bed sheet. I will be playing Geese geese Goose by the rock steps.

      • Ronald Mcwrongold on January 10, 2019 at 12:50 pm

        McWrongolds is closing because of bad management and Booger King.

    • Just saying on January 12, 2019 at 5:47 am

      I never new kart was still even open. but then again I never go near that crack infested plaza!!

  101. Hank Johnson on January 7, 2019 at 5:28 am

    I am a racist.along with many others in the media and some sports stars and Hollywood stars.Over the past few years we have proved that fact.We will flip it and call you racist when in fact we are the true racists.Hope you all stay stupid and don’t realize anything.

  102. Nancy meat curtains "Pill"osi on January 4, 2019 at 1:05 pm

    we don’t want no border wall.we need the illegals vote.we want more Americans killed by illegals.we are anti American and deserve the firing squad for being traitors.we are liberal scum!

  103. Norton - Barberton on January 4, 2019 at 10:05 am

    Anybody see Breathany Mackennie at the female game last night?

    • norberton on January 4, 2019 at 10:15 am

      seen her with your mom actually!!

      • Yo Mammy on January 7, 2019 at 6:26 am

        Good one 5 yr old. Now go hang out at the Garage Bar you POS drug hungry, ho bangin, meth sippin loser.
        Packer on up and shipper on out. She gone Sir! You don’t wear red hats.

        • Toddy C on January 7, 2019 at 8:54 am

          meet at lake annabel? tell your mom I’m sorry for bruising her taint!!

    • The whole football stadium on January 10, 2019 at 1:08 pm

      No!
      Have not seen her since she tripped on the field.

  104. triska on December 30, 2018 at 12:32 am

    so…we pay Extra for a mosquito spray truck ..if we’re Lucky… we see Twice during the whole summer….they don’t even start till mid June..the bugs are here in May! then we started paying Extra for sewers…which my whole two sewers on my road, always have 2 foot+ high weeds growing out of them all summer…… and Now….. they want to charge us for the street lights? the lights go out, what …once every 3 years or so? it may seem like Pennies to some…. but add all that up PER Household… that is a nice Chunk of change, that someone is Pocketing, for NOT doing Anything. I call for an Audit..!… we’re being Ripped off. I would not mind paying it…..IF they Actually attended to the things, we are Paying for.

    • those in charge on December 30, 2018 at 8:18 am

      how the hell else are we gonna make $100,000 + annually?

    • U-HAUL on December 30, 2018 at 10:13 am

      Pack’em up…..ship’em out. Hit the road, Jack!

      • edbassmaster on December 31, 2018 at 6:56 am

        That’s it.I’ll be at Lake Annie today all day if you’d like to stop by for some quality debate. I’ll be the one with the shirt.

        • U-HAUL on December 31, 2018 at 8:35 am

          Why wear a shirt? It is warm out. I’ll be there with the RED HAT. No pants or shirt, just a hat. Look for me. I’ll be hanging out all day.

          • edbassmaster on December 31, 2018 at 9:19 am

            lmao.That is a perfectly good idea!!!

    • Citi Slackers on December 30, 2018 at 10:22 am

      You are wasting your time on this forum. The trolls with a 5th grade maturity level continue to post juvenile remarks by the hundred’s on here. A once valuable community resource, this forum has turned into a safe haven for immature fools. The Herald needs to block the IP addresses of these a$$ clowns so we can go back to good community debate and sharing. This town’s leadership continues to waste taxpayer dollars while large tax paying employer’s slip out the back door. Read the council minutes and you would be amazed at how fast your tax dollars are being spent because we the voters gave council the right to “emergency” every expenditure. This means sub contractor checks are being written before the council even adjourns. This town could have saved millions by doing our own street repairs. You only get state & fed $ for state route listed roadways, all of the side streets are done with taxpayer $.

      • Pot on December 30, 2018 at 10:46 am

        Hey Kettle, you’re BLACK!

      • edbassmaster on December 31, 2018 at 5:37 am

        practice what u preach colon pilot!!!

      • troll trace 2020 on December 31, 2018 at 6:34 am

        Ve vill find out who you are and ve vill do nothing about it.”Quality” community debate is at risk!! These a$$ clowns are soooooo immature.Zey vill stop at nussing to destroy zis once vonderful forum.Ve must bring freedom of speech to its knees!!!

      • Move then on January 2, 2019 at 8:06 am

        You been drinking too much wine?

  105. DIS Gruntled on December 27, 2018 at 11:57 am

    Been rather quiet on here of late. Maybe everyone MOOOOOOOoooooooved?

    • edbassmaster on December 28, 2018 at 4:34 am

      I seen 2 men and a tuck yesterday!!! Gross!!!

    • Just saying on December 28, 2018 at 4:53 am

      Its quiet because it hasn’t snowed yet. So the cry baby tax payers dont have anything to cry about !!

      • edbassmaster on December 28, 2018 at 6:47 am

        lol.shes right you know! Some of u boys need to get u a 4×4!!!

        • Plow This on December 28, 2018 at 7:09 am

          No need to. Winter is cancelled. Besides, once those gas prices go back up you will regret that 4×4.

          • edbassmaster on December 29, 2018 at 6:06 am

            bobsled would be better for you!!

            • Plow This on December 29, 2018 at 6:41 am

              Boobsleds are fun. Go to the top of Oakdale hill and go real fast and if you are lucky enough to find the straightest path then you can end up at LAKE ANN.

              • edbassmaster on December 29, 2018 at 1:53 pm

                LAKE ANNER!!!

  106. Lynn Swan on December 11, 2018 at 8:51 am

    Lake Anna is frozen and the swans are still there. FYI, it is the middle of December.

    • edbassmaster on December 12, 2018 at 4:20 am

      Wow you guys really ripped it up around here yesterday!!! LAME!!!

      • Lynn Swan on December 12, 2018 at 5:22 am

        I cooka reery goo swan for you!! Vey vey goo!!! You rike!!!

  107. Mike Hunt on December 11, 2018 at 6:19 am

    You got owned! Leave now Dumbie. MOOOOOoooooove!
    Mike drop! Bwahahahahahahahahaha.

    • Sad on December 11, 2018 at 7:47 am

      Get some real material and stop ripping other peoples ideas off around here.

      BOOM! You got OWN3D!

      • U sad on December 11, 2018 at 8:37 am

        Yep, U sad. Get a job you leaf picker up er. You got own3d sir!

        • U-Haul on December 11, 2018 at 11:39 am

          So move…..haha

  108. City Slackers on December 11, 2018 at 4:56 am

    Is Mike in here posting today?

    • City Slackers on December 11, 2018 at 4:57 am

      Mike should be out getting leaves up today.

    • City Slackers on December 11, 2018 at 6:21 am

      I make fun of people because I am a big bully and I have no friends. Im very special.

    • edbassmaster on December 12, 2018 at 4:28 am

      You guys missed some leaves up on Fairmont.If any of you know someone who’s laugh starts with a bw please kick em in the nutz for me!! Who laughs like that? Geez some people. Thanks sir!!!

      • City Slackers on December 12, 2018 at 6:33 am

        You should LEAVE NOW. MWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

        • Slakkas on December 12, 2018 at 7:52 am

          Everyone move now and if you disagree then you are a racist.

          • edbassmaster on December 12, 2018 at 8:33 am

            I don’t feel tardy!!!

        • edbassmaster on December 12, 2018 at 8:32 am

          Count? From sesame street?

          • edbassmaster on December 12, 2018 at 11:18 am

            While were on that subject… Is it just me or does anyone think Ted Cruz resembles Count Chocula?

            • no on December 14, 2018 at 1:18 pm

              no

  109. 2 Men and a Truck on December 10, 2018 at 6:58 am

    We are offering great rates for all you people who need to MOOOOOOoooooove now!

    • U-HAUL on December 10, 2018 at 4:59 pm

      U get a discount?

      • PENSKE on December 10, 2018 at 5:35 pm

        YUP!

  110. Leave now on December 6, 2018 at 1:13 pm

    Out with the old, in with the new

    • edbassmaster on December 6, 2018 at 3:01 pm

      Actually the old is underneath that whole area.Dont see it going anywhere any time soon.All cosmetics.

  111. TURF??????? on December 6, 2018 at 9:39 am

    Who in thee hell said the turf project would be complete in 3 weeks? Sports Boosters at it’s best!

    • RAIN on December 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm

      Just think, if Barber Road was flooded it would take longer.

    • Nostrildamus on December 6, 2018 at 2:46 pm

      I predict it will not be done for some time!!!

    • U-Haul on December 7, 2018 at 12:15 pm

      Move NOW!

      • Nostrildamus on December 8, 2018 at 5:40 am

        I predict U-hauls old lady beating him up on a daily basis.Shes a big girl!!

        • Nostradumbass on December 8, 2018 at 8:23 am

          What do you know?

          • Nostrildamus on December 8, 2018 at 8:53 am

            What u can’t read?

            • Nostrildamus on December 8, 2018 at 10:23 am

              Gonna RAIN during Cherry Blossom Festival

              • RAIN on December 9, 2018 at 3:45 am

                Lol.Yes its gonna rain during cherry blossom.( does every year).

  112. Xmas Ale on December 5, 2018 at 9:13 am

    The beer at the Goodyear store is very good!

    • edbassmaster on December 5, 2018 at 12:54 pm

      Do they have 40’s of cobra? Best beer on the market!!

      • hornet on December 5, 2018 at 1:08 pm

        No, but they do sell Mickey’s deuce deuce.

        • edbassmaster on December 5, 2018 at 1:09 pm

          I’m there!!!

          • edbassmaster on December 6, 2018 at 3:07 pm

            No one is busy moving but I bet you’re busy effing yourself!!! Grab the bull.by the.

    • Colt 45 on December 6, 2018 at 4:30 am

      Any Colt 45 or Schlitz in 22 oz. cans?

      • hornet on December 6, 2018 at 7:36 am

        Not there, you have to go ef yourself to get that.

        • U-Haul on December 6, 2018 at 8:21 am

          You shoulod just “grab the bull by the horns” and MOOOOOOOooooooove!

          • should on December 6, 2018 at 9:34 am

            its should. geeeeez

            • Blind? on December 6, 2018 at 11:27 am

              Can’t you READ? It was already corrected long before you posted in another comment.

              • go f urself on December 6, 2018 at 1:12 pm

                U shoulod move now! Follow the beer company right on outta here

          • edbassmaster on December 6, 2018 at 3:09 pm

            Holstein???

        • U-Haul on December 6, 2018 at 8:24 am

          “SHOULD”…..I’ll put that out there before the Grammar Cops get their panties in a wad.

          • edbassmaster on December 6, 2018 at 2:52 pm

            I like malt licky so fu!!!

            • LeBumBum Jones on December 6, 2018 at 5:48 pm

              Me too.

  113. triska on December 3, 2018 at 1:29 am

    Curious…. when us kids were young, many years ago….we played in the creek behind Breitenstine Park..pancake creek, I believe. just noticed all kinds of “Warning, and Keep Out” signs all the way up and down the creek. Q.) is it Park Property? Private Property? City worried about Liability? or is it Polluted.. ( like Wolf Creek is) ? thanks.

    • curious on December 3, 2018 at 6:29 am

      are you dum?

      • triska on December 3, 2018 at 9:38 pm

        curious: You must be the one who is “dum” LOL which is spelled “DUMB” !

      • red foxx on December 4, 2018 at 6:14 am

        Bi-Curious- you got owned!! You big dummy!!

      • OWN3D on December 4, 2018 at 7:34 am

        NYUCK NYUCK NYUCK! She got you!

        Mic drop!

        • WONW3 on December 4, 2018 at 12:12 pm

          You should move out of ward 3. You got owned! Move now Dumby!

          • edbassmaster on December 4, 2018 at 4:33 pm

            On Dec 4,2018 at 12:13pm the best comment on here was written by someone other than me!! Thanks bin laden!!

      • Magic city screwery on December 4, 2018 at 12:13 pm

        F everybody

        • edbassmaster on December 4, 2018 at 4:28 pm

          You win the internet today sir!!!

          • Magic City Butthurtery on December 5, 2018 at 6:28 am

            Thank you sir! I will show them. I will move now. Packer on up and mover on out! I need 4.5 U halls.

            • edbassmaster on December 5, 2018 at 1:08 pm

              Lol!!! I moved a long time ago. Ma now rents our basement out section 8.All is well!!!!

      • edbassmaster on December 4, 2018 at 4:41 pm

        I myself am not dumb.I am stoopid with a faint hint of dipshit though.Thanks obammy salammy!!

    • edbassmaster on December 4, 2018 at 6:27 am

      They’re probably floating some turds down stream sir???

  114. Continuous Rain on December 1, 2018 at 2:51 pm

    Cherry Blossom Festival announced May 17th to May 19th of 2019. Don’t plan anything outside. Gonna rain continuously, 24 hours a day, that time frame. Calling it now.

    • Never has on December 3, 2018 at 6:30 am

      You should move to Seattle. And stick to cigars.

      • o-bOzO on December 3, 2018 at 8:19 am

        Too many Democrats there.

        • edbassmaster on December 4, 2018 at 6:23 am

          TOO MANY PUPPIES!!!

      • edbassmaster on December 4, 2018 at 6:22 am

        I got a ceegar from Bill Clinton once.It smelled terrible!!! Thanks Moe Moe!! Portland is a really nice place too.Just watch for human feces on the sidewalks!!

        • Brock Insane O'Bozo on December 4, 2018 at 5:52 pm

          Instead of PORTLAND, call it POOPLAND.

  115. triska on November 30, 2018 at 11:38 pm

    I hope the City is keeping an eye on what just happened to Akron and Republic Recycling, now refusing glass containers….Barberton do not allow Kimble to follow suit.. if they do, sue for breach of contract…what is the point of recycling? if they stop accepting glass containers too, I am just going to plain stop recycling. **I know they hadn’t said anything yet, but..really there are only so many Places – Trash – Recycle Haulers can go to. and usually if one decides to make a major change, others will follow…. how awful.

    • Nimble Kimble on December 1, 2018 at 6:23 am

      Probably not, and besides, who goes around looking in every single recycle container looking for specific items? They don’t have time to waste like that!

  116. SUOMYNONA on November 30, 2018 at 12:45 pm

    I heard K-Mart is shutting down in Barberton? Is that true?

    • She gone on December 3, 2018 at 6:33 am

      Yep. Another Barberton business gone thanks to Bethany. Even Magic City Brewing Co. is leaving! Nice article in the Beacon.

      • Dont let the door hit ya on December 3, 2018 at 8:24 am

        The beer there is awful. They should move out next to Red Horse Whinery. And whine to each other about how bad Barberton is.

        • nice on December 3, 2018 at 9:56 am

          That would be awesome and then I can visit both in one trip.

          • Whine with your cheese on December 3, 2018 at 11:26 am

            Yep, bad pizza too

        • Dilly Dally on December 3, 2018 at 11:04 am

          You wouldn’t know “good” beer. Stick to your Blatz, you toothless, Cherry Blossom Festival hillbilly.

          • Reakin Urinal on December 3, 2018 at 11:24 am

            Go ef yourself. Classy!

            • U-Haul on December 3, 2018 at 1:23 pm

              You should just MOOve. Sell your house for a loss, carry the debt, pack the U-Haul, and MOOOOOOoooove! No plans, no agenda, nothing…..MOOOOOve!

          • edbassmaster on December 4, 2018 at 6:30 am

            La Splats!!

    • edbassmaster on December 4, 2018 at 6:35 am

      David Copperfield again???

  117. She Gone! on November 28, 2018 at 12:20 pm

    Poof!

    • edbassmaster on November 29, 2018 at 6:48 am

      Great song sir!!!

  118. report often on November 26, 2018 at 6:31 am

    Report illegal aliens in your area.They’re there.If you employ illegals you deserve to be deported as well.Report to ICE daily-(866)-347-2423

    • edbassmaster on November 29, 2018 at 6:51 am

      I reported aliens once.Everyone said I was nuts!! Timmy and I know the truth!! The truth is out there!!

  119. 95 % on November 20, 2018 at 1:22 pm

    Almost all of the money from Boosters goes to Football only. Why?

    • shurrod browneye on November 23, 2018 at 5:41 am

      I dropped too much acid in the 60-70’s

      • edbassmaster on November 29, 2018 at 6:55 am

        Did you pick it back up after you dropped it?

  120. how bizzare on November 19, 2018 at 8:02 am

    I didn’t see Bethany McKinley at the highschool bizarre this weekend? She gone?

    • key word she on November 20, 2018 at 7:10 am

      Year of the woman bub

      • abra on November 29, 2018 at 6:47 am

        year of the magician

        • edbassmaster on November 29, 2018 at 6:57 am

          Copperfield’s the best!!

          • cadabra on November 29, 2018 at 2:26 pm

            wasn’t copperfield, was doug henning

  121. Anonymous on November 19, 2018 at 6:58 am

    What happened to the Magic City Taxi Service? I called only to get a message that they have closed. They have a new buyer. But they don’t say anything about when they will start up again.

    • she gone on November 30, 2018 at 9:54 am

      Beth McKinley ran them out of town just like she ran out after election.

  122. tracks in the SNOW on November 19, 2018 at 6:41 am

    I live on Richland ave in Norton and I have very little brains! C u next Tuesday!!

    • edbassmaster on November 29, 2018 at 7:00 am

      I see what you did there.Pretty tricky!!

  123. G, Opie on November 17, 2018 at 9:13 am

    We need more Conservative Republicans to start running things around here. Better get the campaign trail going now!

    • Republicans in this town on November 17, 2018 at 9:23 am

      Don’t stand a chance

    • edbassmaster on November 17, 2018 at 9:33 am

      I think I’m gonna run!! Make Lake Annis Great Again!!! I’ll start by refilling the lake to its original level.We’re gonna get some of that water back from the lime lakes to top it off!!!

      • RAIN on November 21, 2018 at 7:34 am

        You could always wait for Barber Road or the West Side to flood and divert it from those locations.

        • edbassmaster on November 29, 2018 at 7:04 am

          I like the way you think sir!! Quality runoff!!

  124. jobs(get one) on November 17, 2018 at 3:13 am

    You lazy,freeloading liberals!

    • edbassmaster on November 17, 2018 at 3:16 am

      There’s more than one way to skin a cat!! Thanks sir!!

    • Brook on November 17, 2018 at 8:32 am

      Larry Rininger if Copley is a slumlord. He has 2 rentals on Kendall rd and doesn’t take care of them. Myself and his other tenant have dealt with nasty mold conditions, faulty breaker boxes busted ass garages that can’t be used. He knocks on our bedroom windows call after 10pm to harass and asks for pre dated check so him and his stupid wife can go winter in Florida while we freeze in his shitty houses. Heads up don’t rent shit from Larry or goldy rininger on Kendall rd

      • LR on November 17, 2018 at 9:27 am

        You got my rent money?

  125. Poof on November 15, 2018 at 1:07 pm

    And just like that, Bethany has not been seen inside the city limits?????????

    • Jobs on November 16, 2018 at 9:48 am

      Yep, and one week after the election Magic Taxi closed up shop. Thanks Bethany Mckenney!

      • 10a.m. why arent you at work? on November 17, 2018 at 2:54 am

        If you would have voted democrat we would have saved barberton taxi. Smdh.Oh wait nothing we could do about Uber.

        • Brock Insane O'Bozo on November 17, 2018 at 9:11 am

          Dummycrats are ruining the country.

    • political discrimination on November 17, 2018 at 2:56 am

      And just like that barberton herald starts banning conservative viewpoints!!! Way to take a loss!!!

      • edbassmaster on November 17, 2018 at 3:32 am

        Facts are the enemy of the people!! Signed, Democrats

      • Brock Insane O'Bozo on November 17, 2018 at 9:11 am

        Interesting because the Herald is a REPUBLICAN newspaper.

        • edbassmaster on November 17, 2018 at 9:25 am

          That’s awesome! Thanks sir!

  126. gazeeebo on November 13, 2018 at 12:44 pm

    That you over there in the Red hat smoking a camel? Non-Filter? Clean up that goose shyt and trash.

    • City Slackers on November 15, 2018 at 7:22 am

      NOPE!

    • edbassmaster on November 17, 2018 at 3:00 am

      I don’t go near that shithole you dummy.You know me and your ma only smoke crack-full flavor!!!

  127. Bill S. on November 8, 2018 at 1:54 pm

    How in the hell is the Red Horse Winery in business? This place is the worst! The staff is bothered when anyone visits and you feel as if you are walking on egg shells. The wine is overpriced and all tastes the same. Not sure why Tom Golic even sponsors them. They claim they are in Barberton but not so. Stay away!

    • Let em fail on November 8, 2018 at 4:02 pm

      Lots of places with employees like that.Goddammit I gotta work now? It’s an epidemic!!

    • Who Dat? on November 8, 2018 at 7:07 pm

      Never heard of Tom Golic.

      • All or nothing on November 13, 2018 at 11:37 am

        Ever hear of the Barberton All Football Boosters?

    • Recounted on November 10, 2018 at 3:21 pm

      Did anybody notice that the Dems always seem to find these mysterious and forgotten ballots after the fact, trunks of cars etc. But when they win, how dare anyone question our electoral system! They also wanted Sessions gone a while back, but now are appalled that he has been replaced! Starting to see a pattern here,!

      • edbassmaster on November 17, 2018 at 3:04 am

        Barberton herald has been banning conservative viewpoints.Yeah democrats are fascists!!!

        • face it on November 20, 2018 at 8:37 am

          you got owned……bwwwahahahahahahahaha

          • face it on November 25, 2018 at 11:20 am

            I don’t know what the hell I’m talking about.But my laugh says I’m a millennial dipshit!!

  128. Coat tails on November 7, 2018 at 9:47 am

    Husband uses illegal money for help on wifes end. Be careful on corner of 5th street.

    • brothel on November 7, 2018 at 3:42 pm

      Prostitute?Where? Just curious.I’m doing a report.

    • Mello Yello on November 12, 2018 at 11:55 am

      Look for the Yello house.

      • edbassmaster on November 17, 2018 at 3:05 am

        By the oak tree? Geez some people!!

  129. Brock Insane O'Bozo on November 7, 2018 at 7:20 am

    HAHA…. Dummycrats…
    Haha….haha

    • where did she go? on November 7, 2018 at 9:44 am

      she gone

      • where did he go? on November 17, 2018 at 3:08 am

        Actually he gone!!! Ha

  130. Marlboro Man on November 4, 2018 at 4:55 pm

    So a young adult can go serve their country at 18 years of age but Barberton wants to make it illegal to smoke cigs until 21 ? This town is so dysfunctional. Leadership’s thought process around here is mental constipation. If my home’s value was not plummeting into the toilet, it would be almost comical. By the way, it’s that time of year. HEY CITY STREET & POLICE DEPT, START FINING THE IDIOTS THAT BLOWS LEAVES INTO THE ROADWAYS AND DOWN INTO THE CRUMBLING SEWER SYSTEM. Unlike the crazy smoking idea, we do have ordinances against dumping leaves into the roadways. See it on every city block this time of year. Barberton teachers….. take a lesson from the football team. With hard work and no excuses, perfection is possible! Great season Magics & coach Gotto.

    • City Slackers on November 4, 2018 at 5:13 pm

      Of course they TELL us to put leaves in the street this time of year for pickup, that is IF they come to pick them up.

      • first time voter on November 5, 2018 at 8:15 pm

        Who should I vote for and why?

        • Lee Vague on November 5, 2018 at 8:30 pm

          Democrats.To screw America

        • Brock Insane O'Bozo on November 6, 2018 at 7:06 am

          All Republicans! Time to do away with Dummycrats!

        • shes a trip on November 6, 2018 at 9:36 am

          Vote for Soyars, he stays on his feet.

    • f it all on November 5, 2018 at 1:55 pm

      Contrite,commercial,arrogance,leprosy.Consume the bitch,mindless like a child.For pity’s sake I’ve had all that I can take.We try.But in the end we’ll see.There are no more codes.Only who is shit and who’s still free.I was gonna change the world with honor and aggression.No one listened,no one cared all they saw was misdirection.Go ahead and disagree.I’m giving up again.

  131. Storms A. Coming on October 31, 2018 at 8:38 am

    RAIN COMING! Shut the schools down NOW! Barber Road will be FLOODED!

    • Dorothy Fooltime on November 1, 2018 at 5:10 am

      Will this effect 14th St?

      • Storms A. Coming on November 1, 2018 at 11:51 am

        Hope not!

    • Floods are all part of the Bible. on November 1, 2018 at 9:42 am

      AMEN.

      • biblical proportions on November 2, 2018 at 4:38 am

        I’m praying for tidal waves

        • Trumpty Dance on November 2, 2018 at 4:50 am

          Red Tidal Wave on Nov. 6th.

          • biblical proportions on November 2, 2018 at 4:55 am

            Lol!! You know it!!!

          • WHAT A MESS on November 5, 2018 at 9:39 am

            BEFFANY MCKINLEY IS A MESS

            • Trumpty Dance on November 5, 2018 at 12:11 pm

              So are you

              • Act a Fool on November 5, 2018 at 1:21 pm

                She makes herself look like a fool.

            • WHAT A METH on November 5, 2018 at 1:35 pm

              Your shithole town is a mess.And guess what.Nobody really gives a fug.

              • Brock Insane O'Bozo on November 5, 2018 at 3:07 pm

                Thanks OBAMA!

            • Boo! on November 6, 2018 at 6:27 am

              Take your mask off, Halloween is over

    • Mr. Hand on November 1, 2018 at 6:40 pm

      Close your 536th ranked out of 601 school districts and give us back our tax dollars. Give each student an open enrollment form to Norton and viola ! Problem solved. Our just home school them and offer welfare and disability work shops for all 12th graders. That is what a Barberton education will amount to. Teachers could care less down there.

      • Mr.Hat on November 2, 2018 at 4:35 am

        Well geez!!

  132. Craig on October 29, 2018 at 12:53 pm

    I would like to say thank you to all the hard working city employees and officials. Thank You!

    • Slakapotomus Rex on November 1, 2018 at 5:05 am

      Norton does pretty good I hear. Can’t say the same for Barberton.

      • Craig on November 1, 2018 at 9:41 am

        You should move to Norton.

        • Slakapotomus Rex on November 1, 2018 at 11:50 am

          YOU ARE from Norton.

          • keep your slap hand powdered on November 2, 2018 at 4:54 am

            Go smoke another doobie! Peace,love and hair grease man.

    • Last Call on November 1, 2018 at 6:46 pm

      You must back on the juice. There goes your 30 day chip. Too bad

      • kavanaugh on November 2, 2018 at 4:49 am

        I like beer sofu!!!

  133. City Slackers on October 29, 2018 at 12:39 pm

    Filming for “City Slackers” to be in Ward 1 this week.

  134. School Daze on October 27, 2018 at 5:37 am

    Good read via the Cleveland Plain Dealer online today. Ohio school district report cards are out. Barberton ranks 536 out of 601 districts state wide. They narrowly escaped an F rating by clinging to a D. They achieved 2 out of 23 state requirements. JUST PLAIN SAD !! Considering how much this district has repeatedly leaned on the taxpayer wallets over the past 18 years this needs to be addressed immediately and with swift change. This is what happens when a district has the mentality of ” doing the state required minimum” for everything. So much for the theory that good schools help to increase your home value, hey ? DEMAND MORE AND VOTE DOWN ALL FUTURE LEVIES !

    • the ghost of woodford on October 27, 2018 at 8:11 am

      This is the effect of cramming all elementary schools together and kids being raised by the internet.Progress!! You’re failing your kids!!

      • what on October 29, 2018 at 12:54 pm

        My 13 kids get straight A’s.

    • hudsin on October 29, 2018 at 9:39 am

      Move to Hudson! NOW

      • U-Haul on October 29, 2018 at 9:51 am

        Hudson stinks! Everyone has SUV’s and gas hogs there.

        • U-Haul my giant old lady on October 30, 2018 at 5:56 am

          Looks like a couple jobs are needed.Freeloaders!!!Get a job or moooovvveeee!!!

        • shovel then on October 30, 2018 at 2:41 pm

          yep, bingo! 4×4 right thru the snow!

          • Get On It on October 30, 2018 at 6:44 pm

            Get your lazy butt out there and shovel all the streets in town.

  135. needlessly dangerous intersection on October 26, 2018 at 2:16 pm

    City of Norton please do something about the intersection at Summit and Clarkmill.I’ve personally had a handful of incidents and witnessed others nearly crash due to people who cannot realize there is no stop sign westbound on Summit.Someone is going to get seriously injured.Easy fix-get rid of the stop sign in the eastbound lane and install a cross traffic does not stop sign at Summit(behind red pepper).(new traffic pattern)Driving a large construction vehicle I’ve narrowly missed creaming a few.Please do something about this.

  136. Slakapotomus Rex on October 26, 2018 at 4:52 am

    Anyone from the STREET CREW going to be slacking and posting messages later today on here? I would say so. Our tax dollars at work…..lol….

  137. false flag on October 25, 2018 at 5:25 am

    The democrat scum are desperate!!! They’re not thinking clearly and will do anything to get their “power”.Including ruin America in the process.I expect more of this before the midterms.Get to the polls and vote theses deep state pigs out.Funny how mailed packages to different states all arrive within hours of one another.So damn obvious!!! Democrats and the msm are the enemy of the people.

    • Brock Insane O'Bozo on October 25, 2018 at 7:07 am

      I agree 100%! They also forget too that the Post Office anywhere is NOT that efficient. These were clearly hand-delivered and placed intentionally. I would bet anything that a DEMOCRAT is behind it. The Democratic Party is dying a slow death and they are digging their own graves. Give it a few years and that party may not exist.

      • false flag on October 25, 2018 at 10:41 am

        It will either go unsolved or they’ll find a patsy just like the Vegas shooter!

        • Q on October 25, 2018 at 12:21 pm

          I like how the ricin sent to republicans was a non story.Brushed under the rug quickly.No biggie!!

  138. triska on October 22, 2018 at 1:06 am

    hey, didn’t see any “headlines”.. or email Alerts, but are the Police searching for anybody on the West side? two nights in a row now, a vehicle ( it was dark hard to tell what kind – suv maybe in size…) has been going down the road with a very Blinding Bright Search Spot Light, shining it in everyone’s yards and windows! if it isn’t the Police …. isn’t this illegal? we need to know if we should be on the “look out” for any Fugitives! what’s up??

    • edbassmaster on October 22, 2018 at 5:52 pm

      There is a jaguar on the loose from the Akron zoo.He almost got Timmy!!

  139. City Slackers on October 15, 2018 at 7:08 am

    Don’t forget, folks, the filming for “City Slackers” starts today as our road crew rides around Ward 4 looking to pick up leaves that have not fallen yet. Since there won’t be anything to do, you can catch them leaning on shovels and posting messages to Facebook.

    • You Should on October 15, 2018 at 3:19 pm

      Move. Now

      • City Slackers on October 16, 2018 at 5:01 am

        Filming resumes today. Day #2. The hunt for leaves continues…..

        • ah...poor baby on October 16, 2018 at 6:48 am

          Jealous a bit ?

          • OWN3D on October 19, 2018 at 11:59 am

            Guilty? You are owned! Slacker!

            • Movie on October 22, 2018 at 9:11 am

              You should movie on out then. Packer on up. we own you. bbwwwaaahahahahahahahaha

              • Slakkas on October 22, 2018 at 12:51 pm

                Slakkas! All of them, from the top down! Caught them out today leaning on shovels and posting to Facebook.

                • owned on October 22, 2018 at 1:41 pm

                  and there aint a dam thing you can do about it! Go get a 4 x 4, snow on the way.
                  put down the smokes and the beer loser

                  • NO LEAVES TODAY on October 22, 2018 at 2:41 pm

                    HI MIKE

                  • edbassmaster on October 22, 2018 at 6:04 pm

                    Not true sir.he can post to facebook which will only confirm he’s a liberal.blaaat!! Thanks sir!

                    • cigar on October 23, 2018 at 2:38 pm

                      that you in the red hat over on st.clair? mulchin leaves?



                    • edbassmaster on October 23, 2018 at 5:15 pm

                      I told u guys before I don’t mulch leaves.I rake them with a toothpick.



                    • NO LEAVES TODAY on October 24, 2018 at 7:05 am

                      Should be pretty easy to do them all with a toothpick. No leaves down yet!



                    • cigar on October 24, 2018 at 7:20 am

                      Actually, I lied. My GPS was off. Over by LAKE ANN mulchin’ leaves. I work for the city street crew and I am slakkin’ today!



                  • edbassmaster on October 24, 2018 at 12:37 pm

                    I like beer!! Sofu!!

                • edbassmaster on October 22, 2018 at 5:59 pm

                  Facebook is for 14 yr old girls sir.Thanks sir!!

              • edbassmaster on October 22, 2018 at 10:14 pm

                I seen them guys filmin that movie over at the minute mart today.I think the one guy was Bruce Willis.I should of got an autograph just in case.

  140. LETS PLAY A GAME on October 13, 2018 at 9:01 am

    Trump is NOT a fascist.Change my mind.

    • Brock Insane O'Bozo on October 14, 2018 at 7:43 am

      They won’t because they have no proof, just memes that people make on the internet to fulfill their own agenda.

  141. armed response of an entire nation on October 11, 2018 at 9:45 am

    I think it’s time president Trump gets the military involved in extinguishing the deep state republicans and democrats.The fed is going to purposely crash the market and lay blame on Trump.These globalist elite are in it to destroy America in order to implement their NEW WORLD ORDER.Start the military tribunals immediately!!!

    • Purple Haze on October 11, 2018 at 9:35 pm

      I hope the younger generation in America can put down their electronics long enough to see how easy a mild form of Nazism can grow and spread. You trump tards are truly a scary bunch and the poor and lower middle class need’s to get out and vote ! It is not about white versus black or poor versus rich. It is about the deplorable mindset exhibited by the majority of trump supporters. This forum is littered with such remarks. I would like to ask the Herald to clean up the juvenile comments and antics posted here. This forum should be a constructive tool for all. I would be embarrassed for someone in a neighboring community to read this forum. Do you really want to be known as Barbertucky? How about we shoot to be known as an intelligent community looking to rebound and grow.

      • So Move on October 12, 2018 at 7:14 am

        Pack the U-Haul and go!

      • Trump supporter on October 12, 2018 at 10:22 am

        Barbertucky intelligent LMAO!!!

        • Purple Haze on October 13, 2018 at 10:23 am

          I said its not about race!!! Ya hillbillies!!!

          • Purple Haze on October 13, 2018 at 10:27 am

            I said its not about rich or poor!!! Now go vote poor and lower middle class!!! I’m a jack ass!!!!

        • Blew grass on October 18, 2018 at 12:59 pm

          You should move to Kentucky

          • Purple Maze on October 19, 2018 at 6:39 am

            You should accept defeat a little better and realize you’re wrong.Trump is the g.o.a.t.!! I’m sure grass isn’t the only thing you blew!!!

            • ew on October 22, 2018 at 1:42 pm

              Your right, blew on your moms pickle

              • edbassmaster on October 22, 2018 at 10:30 pm

                Yikes!! Gross!! We got us a kinky one!!

      • that you max? on October 13, 2018 at 7:58 am

        Purple haze=Maxine Waters.

        • Brock Insane O'Bozo on October 13, 2018 at 8:57 am

          That would also include all those Dummycrats.

        • huh? on October 16, 2018 at 6:49 am

          that u in the red hat again by the lake annie

          • edbassmaster on October 16, 2018 at 6:11 pm

            That’d be me sir.Make sure to keep your area free of litter and debris sir.Thanks much sir !

    • Purple Haze on October 13, 2018 at 8:17 am

      I know MSNBC and CNN are the most reliable and accurate news out there.They are not biased in any way shape or form.They didn’t even call Kanye West a negro.That wasn’t real.You didn’t hear and see that.Antifa fascists are not violent.You didn’t hear or see what you think you did.Now do you see my intelligence?? I’m highly educated!!!

      • Purple Haze on October 13, 2018 at 8:31 am

        You’re a Nazi. You’re uneducated. You’re deplorable. You’re a trumptard. And that’s all I got! What will democrats do for you,you ask.I don’t know they haven’t came up with anything.

        • demonrat on October 13, 2018 at 8:37 am

          We’ll impeach Trump!

          • Purple Haze on October 13, 2018 at 8:49 am

            Please do my handouts are in jeopardy!!! Yikes!!!

    • Red Rider on October 13, 2018 at 11:06 am

      7 of 88 counties in Ohio voted Hillary in 2016. Summit Co.being one of them.

      • Trump supporter on October 13, 2018 at 4:20 pm

        Sounds like most people in summit county like a free handout !!

        • Red Rider on October 13, 2018 at 8:40 pm

          It was close enough to be flipped and should be in 2020. Wayne Co.for Trump! Medina Co.for Trump! Portage Co.for Trump.C’mon Summit Co.get it together!!

        • Brock Insane O'Bozo on October 14, 2018 at 7:44 am

          That is because of Crackron stealing most of the votes. Other cities voted red, in fact Barberton was red for Trump.

  142. Strange on October 8, 2018 at 12:59 pm

    I will be voting for Sawyers, that other lady is different.

    • edbassmaster on October 8, 2018 at 4:14 pm

      Tell us more sir.Inquiring minds wanna know.Warts? An overly large head? Butterface? Speaks Chinese? Please let us know sir!!! Please!!

      • Strange on October 11, 2018 at 12:25 pm

        She falls down in public. She follows the Democrats around at certain functions. She has trouble carrying on a conversation. She goes to football games and leaves right after kickoff. Different.

        • edbassmaster on October 13, 2018 at 8:06 am

          Simply from your reply she has won my vote!!!

          • i bet on October 15, 2018 at 3:23 pm

            doesn’t surprise me. you a little different too. kinda re-re

            • edbassmaster on October 16, 2018 at 6:16 pm

              Thanks sir.It’s you are or you’re my special friend!English foo!Now I’m seriously gonna vote for her!!

        • puppet on October 15, 2018 at 3:26 pm

          That’s because her husband is running her camp. She is like a radio controlled car. Do her signs say Republican? Hmmm.

          • edbassmaster on October 16, 2018 at 6:19 pm

            She’s one of those swamp monsters? I wizzed on one of those signs.is that bad?

    • So Move on October 9, 2018 at 9:32 am

      Republicans vote on Nov. 6th, all others on Nov. 7th.

      • edbassmaster on October 9, 2018 at 3:52 pm

        Right you are Ken!!!

  143. Soyars Soyars Soyars Soyars on October 5, 2018 at 1:03 pm

    4 the people

    • Willie on October 5, 2018 at 8:07 pm

      Pretty sure he’s a Trump supporter ? I could be wrong.

      • Trump is G.O.A.T on October 6, 2018 at 10:59 pm

        Stop it sir!!! I…..Can’t……Take…..All…..This…..Winning!!!!

      • edbassmaster on October 8, 2018 at 4:19 pm

        Wrong sir!! He likes rummy better!!

    • edbassmaster on October 8, 2018 at 4:17 pm

      Or 5 the people.Who knows?Very mysterious!!

  144. 2 Men & A Truck on October 5, 2018 at 8:15 am

    Moooooove it on out! Take the city slackers with you too!

    • edbassmaster on October 5, 2018 at 9:45 am

      That’s awesome! Like two kids towing cept they’re 50 something.Thanks sir!

    • edbassmaster on October 5, 2018 at 9:57 am

      Fat and skinny went to bed. Fat rolled over and skinny was dead! Welcome!!

  145. U-haul on October 3, 2018 at 6:59 pm

    Nice,shiny,new,bright,white Chrysler 300 delivering drugs to Barberton’s east side today. Likely meth. Deer poachers buying.

    • Plate on October 4, 2018 at 6:58 am

      So, get the number on the plate wise guy.

      • U-haul on October 4, 2018 at 9:12 am

        I did.it’s krackasheartmeth

        • Plate on October 4, 2018 at 11:17 am

          I don’t get it?

          • U-haul on October 4, 2018 at 12:13 pm

            I know right

    • Pack It Up on October 4, 2018 at 7:59 am

      You should MOOOOOOoooooove!

      • fudge packer up on October 4, 2018 at 8:58 am

        You should put the fork down

  146. SOYARS!!!! on October 3, 2018 at 12:58 pm

    Vote 4 Soyars!

    Let me guess, he’s the reason Huntington Bank in Norton is closing? Bunch of idiots!

    • wild eyed on October 3, 2018 at 1:59 pm

      Nope. Trumps fault

    • confuse-us on October 3, 2018 at 6:41 pm

      You use a talking point that liberals constantly use on Trump yet your puppeting for a democrat.Are you confused? Oh wait I think I just answered my own question.The bank is being torn down for a parking lot by the way.LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!! Enlighten us oh brainiac!!!!

      • Puppet Master on October 4, 2018 at 6:42 am

        Banks are like shopping malls. They will all be closed thanks to the internet. Keep enlightening yourself Panther nation!!!!! You should move to B-Town. We own you. Move now!!!! LOL!!!!!

  147. City Slackers on October 2, 2018 at 5:04 am

    New movie, “City Slackers,” set to be filmed in Barberton starting October 15th and lasting through Winter. It will focus around the city street crew.

    • Pack your bags on October 2, 2018 at 9:51 am

      New movie, “pack your bags” will focus on idiots moving out of the city because they were not smart enough to pass a civil service test.

      • U-Haul on October 2, 2018 at 10:12 am

        Pack ‘er on up and ship ‘er out!

        • i think my glasses make me look smart on October 3, 2018 at 5:31 am

          Vote these lying,cheating,demonic liberals out in November.They’re no good for no one. MAGA TRUMP 2020!!!

      • no ones going anywhere on October 3, 2018 at 5:25 am

        New movie “truth hurts”. Self explanatory

        • MIC DROP on October 3, 2018 at 9:47 am

          BOOM

          • poop droppings on October 3, 2018 at 11:54 am

            u got shat on and owned. boom

      • U-Nasty on October 3, 2018 at 7:11 pm

        You need a u haul to get your giant old lady around.mooooooooooovvvvveeeee more and lose weight!

  148. looney left on September 27, 2018 at 10:13 am

    When you look in the dictionary under looney liberal there is a picture of Christine Ford.They all have that same horrible wild eyed,batshit crazy look to them.This mentally ill bitch is a psychologist? Wonder how many people she has ruined.We are doomed as a country!!

    • youve gone too far demon scum on September 27, 2018 at 2:14 pm

      We have all been raped by demonic democrats for many years now.I feel war will be the only fix now.F U democrat scum!!! Go to hell where you scumbags belong!! I will vote republican across the board for the rest of my life.I don’t give a shit about our local democrats we all know.F them too!!! U live when I die!!!

      • Energized on September 27, 2018 at 4:39 pm

        Well let’s see how many more gifts from the left we can receive before the midterms to energize conservatives! Lately they are gift that keeps on giving! All they have to do to lose again is act naturally! Keep up the good work! Mama always said stupid is as stupid does! LOL

      • U should move on September 28, 2018 at 11:44 am

        move scumbag move now

        • edbassmaster on September 30, 2018 at 7:32 am

          Lose your face lose your name and get fitted for a suit of flame

  149. making america great again on September 26, 2018 at 6:38 am

    business man to the rescue

    • edbassmaster on September 26, 2018 at 11:12 am

      Same thing Obama told me when he was tossing my salad 34 years ago.

  150. ICE at the polls on September 26, 2018 at 6:17 am

    Ohioan’s must have valid ID to vote.ICE will be at all polling locations across the state of Ohio.If you’re one of the 20 million illegal aliens in this country don’t bother trying to vote or you’re gonna be deported.In fact you should just pack er on up and MOVE!

    • Manuel on September 26, 2018 at 6:21 am

      Aye caramba!!!

      • edbassmaster on September 26, 2018 at 6:31 am

        I like tacos.

        • edbassmaster on September 26, 2018 at 11:07 am

          I think Joe Biden jerked me off 22 years ago.Is that sexual assault? Chuck Schumer gave me a blumpkin also.

          • globalist pigs-A.D.D. on September 28, 2018 at 6:35 am

            We fought your wars with all our hearts.You sent us back in body parts.You took are will with the truths you stole.We offer prayers for your long lost soul.The remainder is an unjustifiable egotistical power struggle at the expense of the American dream.We don’t give a damn about your world with all your global profits and all your jeweled pearls.We don’t give a fug about your world.Right now.

  151. Laughing Clown Malt Liquor on September 25, 2018 at 11:29 am

    Ok you Trumpy tards, lets here the excuses for this new one. I see Trumpy was speaking in front of the U.N. and when he boasted about his administration, most of the U.N. broke out in laughter. Check it out, it’s all there in HD video for you to see. That is what the world thinks of our leadership. Not fake news. Fake news is an excuse made up to help those without a clue. Sorry πŸ™

    • DummyCrats on September 25, 2018 at 11:54 am

      The U.N. has no clue and they are mad because we don’t want anything to do with them.

      • LOL on September 25, 2018 at 2:46 pm

        I’d say they have been laughing all the way to the bank, from the previous administration.He who laughs last laughs loudest! If Obama would have accomplished a fraction of what Trump has done in 8 long years, he would have been the best president of all time! Of course paying your fair share has never been a Democrat idea! Go Trump 2020

      • Laughing Clown Malt Liquor on September 25, 2018 at 8:28 pm

        Yeah, let’s down play the fact that the U.N. might be the greatest act of true WORLD WIDE diplomacy ever achieved. The UN is the world’s largest intergovernmental organization. 193 countries and or states represented by a common thread. Only a true Trump tard would mouth off against the U.N.

        • hillary in a landside on September 26, 2018 at 4:36 am

          Hahahahahaha!! What a joke.Libtards!!! Demonrats!!! Full of hate and shit!!! Trump 2020!!! Thank you,your comment just helped me talk another friend into registering to vote republican!!!

        • Trumpty Dance on September 26, 2018 at 4:54 am

          Get your dancing shoes on and learn the Trumpty Dance for when he wins his second term in a landslide victory.

          • democrat trash on September 26, 2018 at 5:22 am

            Most of them already do the tube steak boogie!!!

      • edbassmaster on September 26, 2018 at 11:34 am

        Nancy “Pillosi”(cause dat bitch is on some serious pills)flashed me her junk once a couple times.Gives a whole new meaning to curtain drop!! I feel assaulted!!

    • democrat trash on September 26, 2018 at 4:49 am

      We believe survivors!! We believe survivors!! We need no facts!! You should be embarrassed of your party but I’m sure you think it’s cute.99% chance that you’re a fat,wild eyed,butt ugly,liberal.See you at the polls TRASH!!

      • democrat trash on September 26, 2018 at 5:38 am

        Will check for your reply around lunchtime when you wake up.

        • City Slackers on September 27, 2018 at 11:48 am

          I’ll be too busy leaning on a shovel.

    • making america great again on September 26, 2018 at 6:33 am

      trumpy feeds on that kind of behavor. look how mad you are. lolololololol

  152. edbassmaster on September 20, 2018 at 6:22 pm

    Just so you all know.I went ahead and moved like you so politely suggested.It was a lot of work but I just got done moving my dresser from the basement to the attic without any of moms help.I officially have a new bachelor pad!! I wanna thank you all so much so I’ll go ahead and do that now.Thanks all!!! P.S.Timmy loves it up here.Said he always wanted to live in an attic.

  153. Republicans in this town on September 13, 2018 at 12:23 pm

    Some even follow people around and stalk them. Talk about weird.

    • edbassmaster on September 14, 2018 at 5:40 am

      You weren’t supposed to tell people about that.I only wrote to Daisy Duke several times once.

    • liberal democrats in this country on September 15, 2018 at 6:18 am

      Most want everything handed to them.they are entitled.Talk about a glitter bitch.

  154. bumpy ride on September 11, 2018 at 8:05 pm

    What’s the deal with the street in front of the high school ? They ripped up the top surface over a month ago. Did we bounce a check or does the mayor need to get off his arse and call the subcontractor ? Should have been done by our own street dept weeks ago, oh I forgot. We moth balled our paving equipment so our well paid city workers can go home all rested and clean.

    • Leave now on September 12, 2018 at 8:13 am

      Move out of state now. Leave and go fly drones somewhere else.

    • City Slackers on September 12, 2018 at 1:16 pm

      That’s nothing! Wait until Fall and Winter get here and they slack on leaf pickups and snow plowing. We can only be lucky to have a mild winter because that would be a huge benefit for the city.

      • rake ur azz on outta here on September 12, 2018 at 2:43 pm

        move to myrtle beach. leave now, hurry. you have 25 hrs

      • edbassmaster on September 14, 2018 at 2:37 pm

        I’m starting to feel a little deja vu reading these comments.bitch-move-bitch-move-bitch-move-bitch-move-bitch-move=boring!!! And that’s coming from a real loser.lame

        • Fact on September 15, 2018 at 7:56 am

          The comments are all from the same person. I would bet there are only about 4 real people on here, the other 100 names are the same person. Rumor has it that the Herald employees post here to stir the pot. You can tell by the posting style that the person is the same.

        • movie on September 18, 2018 at 2:38 pm

          you should move

          • edbassmaster on September 19, 2018 at 7:49 am

            Said the same thing to your mom.she didn’t. Lame

            • jerome lame on September 20, 2018 at 8:15 am

              so move now

              • LeBumBum Jones on September 20, 2018 at 9:41 am

                Hi Jerhomie!

                • edbassmaster on September 20, 2018 at 5:56 pm

                  Hello LeBron.how’s things goin out there in the wonderful city of L.A.?

                  • LeBumBum Jones on September 20, 2018 at 6:21 pm

                    The Liberals love me! I like this whacky state of California!

                    • edbassmaster on September 21, 2018 at 10:18 am

                      That’s great sir! Now you get to be with all the other highly educated folks in America.No way were you ever passed through a grade just so you could play bassetball.No way Jose.By the way how is MS13 doing?Tell em I said hi! I love their face tats!!



              • edbassmaster on September 20, 2018 at 5:52 pm

                I wanted to use the name jim stix but ya know.OK I’ll move now.Thanks sir!!

      • The Norm on September 15, 2018 at 3:36 am

        How many of you out there just go ahead and rake and bag and drop off leaves at Edgewood, knowing the city dropped the ball a long time ago. Yeah it used to be a new norm, but hey, at least it’s done at the right time and the city doesn’t tick me off! Just wondering what would happen if an outsider ran for office against the establishment in this city? Hey Hodge you got your ears on? Come on man, shake things up! Most people agree with you because you say what we’re already thinking!

        • Idea on September 16, 2018 at 9:32 am

          Why not just chop the leaves up with a mulching mower while keeping up with the mowings in the Fall? I started doing that a few years ago because it is much easier than raking all of them and it is also good for the lawn. They will come by this area in mid-October before leaves even start falling and then by the time they make a second pass through here, if they get around to it, then it is almost the end of December and you have piles of leaves sitting there in the street for several weeks. Hopefully you don’t have snow in that time frame or else the plows will push them back into your yard or onto your neighbors yard. I think they need to think about starting in November as opposed to October though. Most times leaves don’t start falling down in bunches until after Halloween.

          • Thanks on September 23, 2018 at 7:19 am

            Just changed to the mulching, way better than all that work! See how it goes when the leaves fall! Thanks for the idea!

    • Just saying on September 12, 2018 at 6:42 pm

      I think you must be jealous or maybe your not smart enough to be a city employee. First of all no city in this area paves a whole rd nor do they have the equipment or man power to do so !! So dont comment on something you dont know about !! Stick to advance basket weaving better yet get on your short bus and move!

      • Just saying on September 12, 2018 at 6:46 pm

        And as far as the leaves and snow real men dont rely on someone to get rid of them they handle it their self . That’s what separates the men from the boys!!

        • City Slackers on September 13, 2018 at 7:32 am

          Then I guess our city slackers are all BOYS! Hahahaha

          • 4 on September 13, 2018 at 12:22 pm

            how old are you, 4?

            • Slakkas on September 13, 2018 at 6:01 pm

              They are ALL slakkas, from the top down!

              • Just saying on September 14, 2018 at 11:52 am

                WORK SMART NOT HARD DUMBAS!!

                • City Slackers on September 14, 2018 at 12:51 pm

                  Hi Mike

                  • who? on September 14, 2018 at 1:31 pm

                    Hi poosie

                    • U-Haul on September 19, 2018 at 9:55 am

                      YOU should probably just mmmmoOOOOOOOOOve



                  • edbassmaster on September 14, 2018 at 2:55 pm

                    I wouldn’t mind hanging out with you guys!! You’re a real hoot!! Plus we have so much in common.P.S. what is this poosie you talk of? Sounds like something I may like.

                • edbassmaster on September 14, 2018 at 2:23 pm

                  I like to take my leaves with a toothpick.Make it challenging!!

            • edbassmaster on September 14, 2018 at 2:57 pm

              NO sir!!! He’s 47.geez some people!!

        • edbassmaster on September 14, 2018 at 2:28 pm

          Nuh-uh mam! Someone else on here said sports was what separates the men from the boys.geez now I’m really confused

    • edbassmaster on September 14, 2018 at 2:44 pm

      Make like a tree and leaves.get it? P.S. Timmy said he’s sorry for stealing your drone and flying dirty on it sir.

  155. RAIN on September 7, 2018 at 8:10 am

    Floods are coming!

    • hyman azzhull on September 8, 2018 at 8:58 am

      Do you think the floods will effect 14th St.?

      • RAIN on September 8, 2018 at 9:05 am

        You can bet the farm on it! Anyone own canoes over there? You might need them later.

    • where? on September 10, 2018 at 8:54 am

      no floods! idiots

      • hyman azzhull on September 10, 2018 at 6:19 pm

        I know.didn’t even get to bust out the water wings.thanks Bin Laden.see ya next possible flood!!

      • Al Gore on September 11, 2018 at 6:59 am

        Thanks Obama!

        • Howard Dean on September 11, 2018 at 12:18 pm

          Gaaahhhhhhh!!! don’t u forget about me

  156. Republicans in Barberton on September 5, 2018 at 2:44 pm

    Cant win in this town. Sorry Charlie

    • im ron burgandy? on September 5, 2018 at 6:06 pm

      Chithole?

    • Republicans in Barberton on September 6, 2018 at 6:28 am

      Some even spent time in Prison for stealing money from people.

      • the great awakening on September 6, 2018 at 12:45 pm

        Bill and Hillary? Anyway.The democratic plantation is being abandoned in droves!!!#walkaway

        • artist on September 6, 2018 at 1:31 pm

          Art Bradnick you are not. Keep flying drones.

          • jedi master on September 6, 2018 at 2:19 pm

            Thanks Yoda!!

      • edbassmaster on September 6, 2018 at 1:06 pm

        Attn:everybody.My pet squirrel Timmy didn’t come home yesterday.I’m very upset and miss him alot.If you see him please tell him to get home on the double.He’s wearing a red backpack so you’ll know if you see him.He was last spotted near the taxidermist on Wooster Rd.Please any help would be greatly appreciated.thanks

    • Brock Insane O'Bozo on September 6, 2018 at 6:28 pm

      Thanks OBAMA!

      • jedi master on September 6, 2018 at 7:27 pm

        Given thanks to a traitor you have.Smart that is not.Head from azz you must pull.

  157. Nicholas Ratay on September 5, 2018 at 11:40 am

    Hats off to the planners of the Labor Day festivities this year, they were great! The parade was very good and the fireworks were wonderful! Great community event!

  158. NA on September 4, 2018 at 9:19 am

    Very disappointed in the Barberton Band staff. Ever since the current staff became in charge the quality of the band significantly dropped. The band is barely audible at the games, the Alma Mater has been re-written and sounds terrible, traditions have been discarded, and the band does nothing exciting to get the crowd excited for the game. Not to mention many students say how the staff is rude and condescending to them and makes band unenjoyable for them. Many stay in band and deal with it because they want to play their instrument and there is no alternative. Our students’ musical talents are being wasted by a staff that looks out for only themselves and not the community or students. They are damaging to our band history and band program and they need to go.

    • destroy everything on September 4, 2018 at 6:00 pm

      Welcome to the age of the gross!!

    • Nicholas Ratay on September 4, 2018 at 8:23 pm

      I don’t agree with all of the changes our staff has made to the band, but I do know that our band program is good and strong. We are blessed to have, in my opinion, some of the most talented high school musicians in the state performing on the field. We should be very proud of our band!

      • old school on September 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm

        You guys rock!! Don’t “FRET” over it!!

    • Jock on September 5, 2018 at 11:04 am

      I never new anyone that pays attention to the band!! Friday night r for football!!

      • jock-azz on September 5, 2018 at 6:14 pm

        Because anyone you know glorifies stupid shit.have u seen my bayball?

        • Jock on September 5, 2018 at 7:36 pm

          Sports have and always will separate the men from the boys!!

          • something worth a damn on September 6, 2018 at 3:52 am

            LOL!! I’ll say the same about music.To glorify a form of pastime/entertainment is silly.Sports are great way to stay in shape and keep the ruffians off the streets for the most part.Also a great way for parents to live vicariously through their kids.How about glorifying god and country.Our military.Our doctors.Our police.Our teachers.Our farmers.Our business owners who provided jobs.etc.At the end of it all its only a game Fokker!!

        • Jock on September 7, 2018 at 7:08 pm

          Everyone I know are winners!!!

          • jock-azz on September 8, 2018 at 8:52 am

            Oh don’t get offended.I’m sure you,your friends and family are all way better than everybody.LMAO!!!

  159. poll facts on September 1, 2018 at 10:31 am

    Chief Hopocan(Captain Pipe) was born in 1725.

    • poll facts on September 1, 2018 at 10:46 am

      O.C.Barber-1841,Bo Schembeckler-1929,Glenn Jeep Davis-1934,And Hodge should just take offense to this!! Lol!! But if a statue can celebrate it’s birthday I’d go with the “statue” of Chief Hopocan!!