NEWS


Scammers don’t take summer break

Home improvement and travel-related schemes are among the summer scams prompting a warning from the Ohio attorney general’s office.“Scams ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Curiosity shop opens downtown

Curiosity shop opens downtown

It’s difficult to describe exactly what Mad Cow Curiosity Shop is about, said owner Brent Coward.Handmade incense, records, video games, clothin...

June 13th, 2018 |  


We’re collecting for Second Harvest

We’re collecting for Second Harvest

Staff photoWe’re holding a “Soup-er Summer” drive to benefit the nonprofit Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio. For the n...

June 13th, 2018 |  


POLICE REPORTS

• May 30 at 10:38 p.m.: Graffiti was discovered on the Morgan Street Reservoir barn.• May 31 at 3:15 p.m.: Two cell phones were reported s...

June 11th, 2018 |  


Elkan heading to summit in Jerusalem

Rabbi Shlomo Elkan of Oberlin will join more than 150 of the Jewish world’s leading young innovators from 29 countries this month in Jerusalem f...

June 8th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


SOFTBALL: Rivas leads hopes for another playoff run

An up-and-down 2017 regular season gave way to a memorable playoff run for Oberlin softball, which defeated Wellington 1-0 in the Division III section...

April 3rd, 2018 |  


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 |  


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LIFE


Treasured Rembrandt’s prints on exhibit at Allen Memorial Art Museum

Treasured Rembrandt’s prints on exhibit at Allen Memorial Art Museum

Sixty prints by Rembrandt will be on display from Feb. 6 to May 13 at the Allen Memorial Art Museum in Oberlin. “Lines of Inquiry: Learning from...

January 31st, 2018 |  


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. |  


OPINION


Praise but hope for an apology

To the editor:I join with many Americans in praising President Donald Trump’s willingness to take the risk of meeting with the North Korean Pres...

June 12th, 2018 |  


NEXUS and the city

To the editor:In my opinion, once it was decided NEXUS had prevailed, the city should have been elated with the $100,000 offer from NEXUS for the amou...

June 11th, 2018 |  


Stars and Stripes ‘speak’ on Flag Day

Stars and Stripes ‘speak’ on Flag Day

I’ve been to the moon. I’ve been burned. But more often I’m honored.I’m your American flag.With 13 stars for colonies clamorin...

June 11th, 2018 |  


Cobbler and shortcake? Yes, please!

Cobbler and shortcake? Yes, please!

I’m on my porch swing writing this and drinking a cup of coffee; it has rained during the night but it’s not cold out.I’m fixing a t...

June 8th, 2018 |  


The two-party system is killing us

The two-party system is killing us

Individuals have a diversity of religious beliefs, moral values, and cultural traditions. Beliefs, values, and traditions affect opinions on areas of ...

June 7th, 2018 |  


ICE actions don’t reflect family values

To the editor:The current immigration enforcement debacles in Sandusky and the literal ripping of children from their parents’ arms have demonst...

June 7th, 2018 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA