NEWS


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OberlinKids to provide $20K in preschool scholarships

Grant dollars were recently awarded to OberlinKids from the Ohio Children’s Foundation in support of families paying for three-, four-, or five-...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Teenage violinists seek perfection

Teenage violinists seek perfection

To the untrained ear, the 24 soloists competing in the 2017 Thomas and Evon Cooper International Competition are musical masterminds.But teenage violi...

July 17th, 2017 updated: July 19th, 2017. |  


Hutson promoted, departs our office

Hutson promoted, departs our office

Tom Hutson has been promoted and has departed as publisher of the Lorain County Community Newspapers.He has been named one of four regional vice presi...

July 17th, 2017 |  


MAD Factory presents ‘Aida’

MAD Factory presents ‘Aida’

Courtesy photoNate Summers stars as Radames and Kymaia Gadsden shines in the title role of the MAD Factory’s production of “Aida.” T...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Get your brush to the curb

A special brush collection will be held the week of July 24 in the city of Oberlin.Brush must be cut in sections no longer than six feet and must be n...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Who is using libraries? Survey says millennials, but locally there’s a mix

Who is using libraries? Survey says millennials, but locally there’s a mix

Close your eyes and imagine someone at the public library. How old are they?Millennials — the generation currently ranging in age from 18 to 35 ...

July 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


TRACK AND FIELD: Phoenix have fast feet at PAC

TRACK AND FIELD: Phoenix have fast feet at PAC

Photos by Russ Gifford | Oberlin News-TribuneOberlin College hosted the two-day Patriot Athletic Conference meet, at which the Phoenix had some excell...

May 15th, 2017 |  


SOFTBALL: Barco has an amazing day

SOFTBALL: Barco has an amazing day

Photos by Russ Gifford | Civitas MediaHannah Barco and McKenzie Hendershot each nailed two RBIs in an 8-4 win over Firelands on April 25. Barco also f...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Anderson inducted into track hall of fame

Jay (Jehu) Anderson, a 1998 graduate of Oberlin High School, was among the six inductees April 13 to the Lorain County Track and Cross Country Hall of...

April 17th, 2017 |  


SOFTBALL: Returning big bats could spell success for Phoenix

SOFTBALL: Returning big bats could spell success for Phoenix

A 16-12 regular season (7-9 PAC) earned the Oberlin Phoenix softball team a third place finish in the conference last season.A first round playoff los...

March 28th, 2017 |  


SOFTBALL: Falcons hope to bounce back with youth movement

After going 17-11 in coach Tim Phillips’ first season as coach, the Firelands Falcons softball team slipped to 11-15 (7-9 PAC) in 2016.The team ...

March 28th, 2017 |  


BOYS BASKETBALL: Phoenix and Falcons All-Stars

BOYS BASKETBALL: Phoenix and Falcons All-Stars

Photos by Russ Gifford | Oberlin News-TribuneOberlin’s Donald Johnson gets a dunk late in the Lorain County All-Stars Game while Firelands’...

March 28th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Funding loss, rising costs close Ohio Dance Theatre
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 |  


Artist Stephen Tomasko exhibits at Kendal Gallery

Artist Stephen Tomasko exhibits at Kendal Gallery

Photographs, graphite drawings, and encaustic paintings by artist Stephen Tomasko will be on display from March 29 to May 16 at the Kendal Gallery.The...

March 25th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Four stories of American endurance
Are you disgusted? It could reveal your politics

Are you disgusted? It could reveal your politics

Is your brain a Democrat or Republican?You may have seen this quiz floating around Facebook the past couple of weeks, and it’s an oddball.Let...

July 12th, 2017 |  


What Dad saw through his lens

What Dad saw through his lens

My dad, Walter Gorske, was the one not in the insurance business. His was the business of fishing!After World War II he went into business with Ab Nor...

July 12th, 2017 |  


You’ll be old someday, too

You’ll be old someday, too

Remember “Little House on the Prairie”?I remember an episode where two elderly ladies lived together. One passed away and her children all...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Who will take care of flooding?

To the editor:Twice in the past month, torrential rains in New Russia Township have caused flooding of roads, yards, and ditches.Due to lack of mainte...

July 10th, 2017 |  


HB 233 erodes gun-free zones

To the editor:As a teacher and a parent, I am extremely concerned about Ohio House Bill 233, which would exempt conceal carry gun owners from legal re...

July 10th, 2017 |  


Swindell is wrong about everything

To the editor:There’s CNN, then there’s MSNBC, and we have local whining we constantly read from Rob Swindell.Swindell claims it drives Do...

July 6th, 2017 |  


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