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Pedaling for a cause
All Things Great opens downtown

All Things Great opens downtown

A camera, glass milk bottles, misshapen pottery, overalls, and a dress handmade by a former Oberlin College student are among the hundreds of unique c...

May 18th, 2018 |  


At senior ceremony, Zurowski tells graduating classmates to follow their dreams

At senior ceremony, Zurowski tells graduating classmates to follow their dreams

Stereotypes didn’t slow Alyssa Zurowski down — not one bit.Yes, she was the lone female in her class while studying commercial truck techn...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Tributes to those who gave all

Saturday, May 26• A vigil will be held from 6 p.m. to midnight at the Lorain County Vietnam Veterans Memorial at 625 North Lake St. in Amherst.S...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Antiques destroyed in store fire

Antiques destroyed in store fire

A small fire at Main Street Antiques in Oberlin on Friday, May 11 caused no injuries but forced owners to close shop for a few days.Oberlin firefighte...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Oberlin is first city to support carbon fee

Editor’s note: This article has been updated to correct errors in the membership numbers for the Climate Solution Caucus.With a unanimous vote, ...

May 15th, 2018 updated: May 15th, 2018. |  


SPORTS


The local quilt guild: Dinosaur or hidden gem?

As the president of the Lorain County Piecemakers Quilt Guild, I attend quilting lectures across Northeast Ohio.While attending a quilting lecture alo...

February 28th, 2018 |  


BOYS BASKETBALL: Chambers delivers last second victory over Raiders

Recognizing who had the hot hand paid big dividends for the Phoenix as they held off the hard-charging Columbia Raiders 51-48 in their regular season ...

February 27th, 2018 |  


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Phoenix hang tough with Dukes

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Phoenix hang tough with Dukes

On the final day of the regular season, Oberlin celebrated the careers of their three senior student-athletes, Danielle Amato, Kiah Fields, and Camero...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Phoenix easily corral Longhorns 67-39

Phoenix easily corral Longhorns 67-39

During the pre-game talk, it became clear to coach Kurt Russell that little additional motivation was needed for Friday’s game.“Earlier in...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Why are baseball and softball separate?

Why are baseball and softball separate?

The long, cold weather is breaking at last and soon the bats will take the diamond.My reporters are looking forward to the spring season. But talking ...

February 15th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Ban books? Not at our library

Ban books? Not at our library

What do “The Great Gatsby,” “Captain Underpants” and “The Lorax” have in common? They’ve all been banned fro...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Oberlin community volunteers help bring family of refugees to Northeast Ohio

Oberlin community volunteers help bring family of refugees to Northeast Ohio

A Somali family’s dream of coming to the United States is finally a reality, thanks in part to a group from Oberlin’s Sacred Heart Catholi...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Gyorody to oversee some of AMAM’s most famous works

Gyorody to oversee some of AMAM’s most famous works

Andrea Gyorody will oversee important paintings by Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, and Andy Warhol at the Allen Memorial Art Museum starting April 3.As t...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Funding loss, rising costs close Ohio Dance Theatre

Funding loss, rising costs close Ohio Dance Theatre

Ohio Dance Theatre has been dealt a big funding blow and will close its doors June 30 after a quarter-century in Oberlin.Dance classes will continue t...

March 27th, 2017 updated: March 27th, 2017. |  


Maple syrup season runs deep in Lorain County, warmer weather alters usual timeline

Maple syrup season runs deep in Lorain County, warmer weather alters usual timeline

Maple syrup season usually encompasses the month of March, but warmer temperatures this year moved up that timeline for manufacturers in Lorain County...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Cookies from cake mixes

Cookies from cake mixes

I have a some recipes for making cookies from cake mixes — I’ll put some in this column for you to try. I’m going to make turtle coo...

May 21st, 2018 |  


You have to consider lost opportunities

You have to consider lost opportunities

Opportunity cost is largely a business term describing the impact of a decision to produce one product over another or invest in one company over anot...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Thankful for climate resolution passage

To the editor:I am writing to thank the Oberlin city council for passing a resolution that calls on Congress to pass carbon fee and dividend legislati...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Elated by Issue 1 results

To the editor:On behalf of the League of Women Voters of Ohio, we thank every voter who supported Issue 1 in last week’s primary election. Thank...

May 15th, 2018 |  


In the mood for some apples?

In the mood for some apples?

I wonder how many of us read labels when we are grocery shopping. They tell you how many servings are in it and the calories. One can of anything woul...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Glasses gone, contacts are in

Glasses gone, contacts are in

Everyone’s heard of social drinkers. Well, Mary Ann and I have become social contact lens wearers. We’ve both had long histories with the ...

May 9th, 2018 |  


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