Wartime plight of Japanese Americans examined by traveling exhibit at Oberlin College

Wartime plight of Japanese Americans examined by traveling exhibit at Oberlin College

Brutalized by fear and suspicion during World War II, Japanese Americans found compassion here in Oberlin.That local aspect of the story will be part ...

January 17th, 2018 |  


YEAR IN REVIEW

YEAR IN REVIEW

This past year saw many changing faces as Oberlin went through a number of transitions.Our annual tradition is to look back through the pages of the N...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Coroner hints at another deadly record

Coroner hints at another deadly record

Battles have been won, but the war against heroin in Lorain County is long from over, said coroner Stephen Evans.He has seen overdose deaths level out...

December 26th, 2017 updated: December 26th, 2017. |  


Broadwell, Soucy say goodbye

Broadwell, Soucy say goodbye

A bittersweet feeling was in the air Monday as two leaders bid farewell to Oberlin city council.A recognition ceremony was held before the last meetin...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Shop With a Cop brightens holidays

Shop With a Cop brightens holidays

Twenty-three happy kids — all holding $100 to fulfill their Christmas lists — had a happy holiday spree Dec. 12 at Wal-Mart on Rt. 58, tha...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Police chief Ryan Warfield: ‘I’m here for the long haul’

Police chief Ryan Warfield: ‘I’m here for the long haul’

Ryan Warfield is settling into his job as Oberlin’s new police chief and eager to make his face a familiar one around town.“I want to be a...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Honoring vets and ‘soldiers at home’

Honoring vets and ‘soldiers at home’

Henry Ebihara, who arrived in America at age two, was denied the right to serve in the armed forces because he was Japan-born and considered a risk fo...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Meet the Oberlin city council candidates

Meet the Oberlin city council candidates

Just one candidate will be left out of the fold in an eight-way race for Oberlin city council.Seven seats, each with a two-year term, are open in the ...

October 27th, 2017 |  


NAACP celebrates 100 years, still work to do

NAACP celebrates 100 years, still work to do

Don’t make the mistake of believing we live in a post-racial society, said William Robinson, guest speaker Saturday at the Oberlin NAACP’s...

October 24th, 2017 |  


Council poised to expand LGBTQ protections

Council poised to expand LGBTQ protections

Discrimination against sexual orientation and gender identity could soon be illegal in Oberlin.City council is considering an expansion of existing an...

September 20th, 2017 |