NEWS


Second Amendment isn’t going anywhere

To the editor:The Supreme Court ruled in 2008 that the Second Amendment protects an individual’s right to possess a firearm unconnected with ser...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Sonny Rollins gift inspired by social justice legacy

Sonny Rollins gift inspired by social justice legacy

Saxophone legend Sonny Rollins has established a fund at Oberlin College to further the study of jazz.The Sonny Ensemble will be formed this spring. &...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Pau wins ‘Jeopardy!’ semifinals berth

Pau wins ‘Jeopardy!’ semifinals berth

From “What is a diving board?” to “What are food trucks?” Andrew Pau had all the right answers Friday.Competing on the “...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Time to clear snow, Charlie Brown

Time to clear snow, Charlie Brown

“Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown!”The Peanuts icon will travel all over Lorain County this holiday season, painted on the blade of an Ohio ...

November 10th, 2017 |  


LORAIN COUNTY JVS HONOR ROLL

First quarter honor roll standings have been announced for Lorain County JVS students. It recognizes those who have achieved a 3.5 or higher GPA for t...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Report: Few voters despite important Oberlin races

Report: Few voters despite important Oberlin races

Polling stations weren’t exactly busy during the November election, with only 21.56 percent of Oberlin voters weighing in.Just 2,023 turned out ...

November 10th, 2017 updated: November 10th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


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PHOTO GALLERY: Senior Night
GIRLS SOCCER: Dukes are district runners-up

GIRLS SOCCER: Dukes are district runners-up

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseThe scales could have tipped in Wellington’s favor. But as fate would have it, the Elyria Catholic...

October 31st, 2017 |  


GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY: Fleet feet break regional expectations

The Comets girls proved everyone wrong at the regional championships.Picked to finish no higher than 20th in the field of 24 teams Saturday at Boardma...

October 30th, 2017 |  


Gore answers climate change questions in Oberlin College webcast

Gore answers climate change questions in Oberlin College webcast

“Please become a part of the solution,” former vice-president Al Gore said last Thursday during a nationwide live webcast promoting his ne...

October 30th, 2017 updated: October 30th, 2017. |  


BOYS SOCCER: Bison cuts Phoenix run short at sectionals

Home field has its advantages — just ask members of the Phoenix boys soccer team.Oberlin entered sectionals with a home game against Trinity. Wh...

October 24th, 2017 |  


VOLLEYBALL: Raiders slam shut Phoenix season

From the time the Division 3 volleyball tournament brackets were unveiled, the sectional final match between Patriot Athletic Conference foes Oberlin ...

October 24th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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 |  


‘Oberlin Through Brown Eyes’ to record oral histories

‘Oberlin Through Brown Eyes’ to record oral histories

The everyday experiences of black Oberlinians are of tremendous value and ought to be preserved for future generations.That’s what Annessa Olive...

January 24th, 2017 |  


What are you thankful for?

What are you thankful for?

Photos by Jonathan Delozier | Civitas MediaWe traveled to schools in Amherst, Oberlin, and Wellington to ask students what they are grateful for this ...

November 21st, 2016 |  


50 YEARS: Cleve and Marie Canham

50 YEARS: Cleve and Marie Canham

Cleve and Marie Canham are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this month. They were wed Nov. 26, 1966, in Davenport, Iowa.They have two childr...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Treasures on display as Oberlin Archives celebrate 50 years

Treasures on display as Oberlin Archives celebrate 50 years

In 1985, Ken Grossi visited the Oberlin Archives for the first time.He was a graduate student at Case Western University, conducting research on the f...

September 28th, 2016 |  


OPINION


A somber month, a bold plan

A somber month, a bold plan

November is a sad month for me because it’s the anniversary of the death of my beloved husband Phillip and my daughter Sherri’s birthday. ...

November 10th, 2017 |  


The Period of Great Sadness

The Period of Great Sadness

And just like that it was over.The thing of it is, it was so unexpected, so improbable, so stunning that no one was prepared. This past fall it was a ...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Bump Bailey, Birdie, and betrayal

Bump Bailey, Birdie, and betrayal

We lost our beloved dogs — Petey, the handsome pit bull mix, and Sky, our semi-famous and talkative greyhound — within a month of each oth...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Viral post brings visitors

To the editor:The Allen Memorial Art Museum would like to thank the residents of Oberlin living around the Weltzheimer/Johnson house designed by Frank...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Seniors cannot afford GOP tax bill

To the editor:If the Republican tax bill is enacted, many older Americans will be hit hard.The deduction for major medical bills, including for long-t...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Whaley is refreshing candidate for governor

To the editor: Of all the candidates running for Ohio governor, Nan Whaley is my favorite. I see something refreshing in her — and future presid...

November 7th, 2017 |  


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