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Underground Railroad Center pavilion coming

Underground Railroad Center pavilion coming

Laurie Hamame | Oberlin News-TribuneBids for the construction of a 2,175-square foot pavilion along the south right-of-way of Edison Street will open ...

April 17th, 2018 |  


POLICE REPORTS

• April 9 at 11:15 a.m.: Trevor Dewitt, 20, of Oberlin, was arrested on a warrant on an original charge of domestic violence. Police said “...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Walk along Plum Creek on Arbor Day

Celebrate Arbor Day on Thursday, May 3 with the John Bartram Arboretum at Kendal at Oberlin and the city of Oberlin.The day’s schedule will incl...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Grand Funk, Neal McCoy coming to fair

Grand Funk, Neal McCoy coming to fair

Get ready to get funky.Grand Funk Railroad will headline the 2018 Lorain County Fair with a groovy classic rock concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 2...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Skepticism over new Oberlin school costs

Skepticism over new Oberlin school costs

Opponents of a proposed $43.3 million PK-12 school made their opinions known at an April 10 meeting of the Oberlin board of education.The single-build...

April 13th, 2018 updated: April 16th, 2018. |  


Donate and enjoy a cup of coffee

We recently put some sweat equity into the front portion of our news office at 42 South Main St., Oberlin.A tangle of computer wires had been an issue...

April 13th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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 |  


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 |  


BOYS BASKETBALL: ‘Cats scratch out a win

BOYS BASKETBALL: ‘Cats scratch out a win

Russ Gifford | Oberlin News-TribuneOberlin’s Devan Yaber and Giles Harrell tie up Keystone’s Brody Kuhl for a jump ball on Feb. 13. Despit...

February 15th, 2018 |  


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Steele falls to Avon Lake in defensive battle

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Steele falls to Avon Lake in defensive battle

Photos by Jonathan Delozier | Amherst News-TimesThe Steele girls were topped Saturday in a defensive struggle, falling 30-18 to Avon Lake. Kate Iliff ...

February 13th, 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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Swenski is best for the job

Mental health services crucial for county

To the editor:Through our collective work advocating for those impacted by mental illness, members of the Mental Health & Addiction Advocacy Coali...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Vote yes on Issue 1

To the editor:The abysmal voter turnout in primary elections puts our democracy at risk. Less than half of registered voters participate, yet they hav...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Carbon issue crosses the aisle

To the editor:I applaud Oberlin city council for passing the first reading of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby resolution to place a steadily rising ...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Could you pass the test?

Could you pass the test?

The least difficult step an immigrant must take to become a naturalized United States citizen is to show a baseline knowledge of our history, governme...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Orangutans deserve so much better

Orangutans deserve so much better

Orangutans are endangered primates, consisting of three species that only live in two places — the rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra.They are ve...

April 12th, 2018 |  


On the 5th anniversary of the Boston bombing

On the 5th anniversary of the Boston bombing

For me, the Boston Marathon bombing was like a hot poker thrust into the smoldering embers of a recent fire that then bursts back into flame.The race ...

April 12th, 2018 |  


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