NEWS


ISSUE 11: School bond issue debated at forum

ISSUE 11: School bond issue debated at forum

A $36.3 million plan to build a new Oberlin public school campus is on the Nov. 6 ballot, though it’s proving divisive.Issue 11 asks for 4.8 mil...

October 15th, 2018 |  


FIRELANDS LEVY: Urgency felt as school costs mount

FIRELANDS LEVY: Urgency felt as school costs mount

“We’re living on a prayer here,” said Mike Von Gunten, who hopes that prayer will be answered by voters.The Firelands superintendent...

October 15th, 2018 |  


ISSUE 14: County seeks addiction treatment funding

ISSUE 14: County seeks addiction treatment funding

Creation of Recovery One, an addiction treatment and recovery center at the former Golden Acres nursing home property in Amherst Township, could hinge...

October 12th, 2018 |  


Fall leaf collection starts Oct. 29

Leaf collection will begin the week of Oct. 29 and continue until a majority of the leaves are picked up or until there is a substantial snowfall.This...

October 12th, 2018 |  


JVS LEVY: School asks for upgrade, maintenance cash

JVS LEVY: School asks for upgrade, maintenance cash

A proposed 0.75-mill levy is key to the Lorain County JVS board’s goal of becoming the state’s model career center by 2023.“This is ...

October 11th, 2018 |  


Panels will detail building history

Panels will detail building history

Did you know the News-Tribune office used to be a tire shop?Neither did we, until Riley Thomas, a recent University of Delaware, called to tell us abo...

October 11th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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GIRLS SOCCER: Oberlin riding 3-game streak
VOLLEYBALL: Girls set new high water mark for PAC victories

VOLLEYBALL: Girls set new high water mark for PAC victories

Coach Casey Marcelo’s charges have established new high-water marks for Patriot Athletic Conference victories in a season, making a 3-1 win over...

October 4th, 2018 |  


Homecoming royalty

Homecoming royalty

Erik Andrews | Oberlin News-TribuneAaron Arnold and Alyssa Hicks-Watson are named the 2018 homecoming king and queen Friday at Oberlin High School. .n...

October 1st, 2018 |  


FOOTBALL: Homecoming heartbreak for Phoenix

FOOTBALL: Homecoming heartbreak for Phoenix

Turnovers helped the Clippers cut a 65-20 victory Friday over the Oberlin Phoenix.On paper, it looked like a potentially significant match-up as the 2...

October 1st, 2018 |  


BOYS SOCCER: A draw and a loss but no win

BOYS SOCCER: A draw and a loss but no win

On the pitch this week, Oberlin’s boys traveled to both Columbia and Wellington in Patriot Athletic Conference play.Facing the Raiders, Oberlin ...

September 25th, 2018 |  


CROSS COUNTRY: Phoenix take on Firestone course

CROSS COUNTRY: Phoenix take on Firestone course

Photos by Russ Gifford | Oberlin News-TribuneColumbia’s Matthew Pettegrew took first place for the boys and Maya Hamsher of Orville was first fo...

September 24th, 2018 |  


GIRLS SOCCER: Dukes shut down Phoenix defense

GIRLS SOCCER: Dukes shut down Phoenix defense

Russ Gifford | AIM Media MidwestOberlin’s Rosy Turner keeps the ball away from Wellington’s Lauren Alley in Saturday’s 5-0 shutout, ...

September 24th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


After Parkland, two Lorain County moms are demanding action

After Parkland, two Lorain County moms are demanding action

Talking to her 13-year-old daughter about school shootings broke Pam Vandersommen’s heart.“She’s so young, and to teach her how to p...

March 30th, 2018 |  


SURVEY: Big slice of Lorain County’s population wrestles with gambling

About 28,254 Lorain County residents are problem gamblers or at risk of becoming so, according to an analysis released in late February.More than 24,0...

February 28th, 2018 |  


Four decades later, DaQuan Williams explores Moses Hogan’s contributions

Four decades later, DaQuan Williams explores Moses Hogan’s contributions

In high school and community youth choirs in Chicago, DaQuan Williams regularly performed spirituals and gospel music arranged by renowned conductor M...

February 16th, 2018 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Recovery One will save lives
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The cost is simply too high

Setting the record straight

To the editor:There have been some inaccurate statements regarding the local schools when discussing Issue 11. I write simply to set the record straig...

October 17th, 2018 |  


No negative campaign ads

To the editor:Voters are tired of the negative campaigns. Why can’t candidates just tell us about what they are going to do for us?One candidate...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Happy birthday, Miss Merz

Happy birthday, Miss Merz

My former teacher is celebrating her 105th birthday in late October. I’m nearing 80 myself but am still learning life’s lessons from my te...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Every option was considered

To the editor:I am writing to encourage all supporters to come out Nov. 6 and vote for Issue 11. As a public school educator for over 28 years and lif...

October 17th, 2018 |  


No longer for everyday use

To the editor:If you owned a car that was over 100 years old, you probably wouldn’t drive it every day. It would be a “classic” car ...

October 17th, 2018 |  


No stretch-limousine school

To the editor:Voting no on Issue 11 actually moves the Oberlin school board past this particularly expensive proposal (37-year property tax!) to consi...

October 17th, 2018 |  


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