NEWS


Feds target Lorain County in Operation S.O.S.

Fentanyl deaths here have drawn the eye of the U.S. Department of Justice, which is targeting drug trafficking networks across the country.The formati...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Property valuations to rise countywide

Property valuations are expected to rise by an average of 11.5 percent across Lorain County, the first residential reappraisal since 2015 and the firs...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Commissioners explore anti-drug levies

Commissioners explore anti-drug levies

Two anti-drug levies are being considered by Lorain County commissioners for the November ballot.One would fund the county’s crime and drug lab ...

July 12th, 2018 |  


MID-YEAR OUTLOOK: Lorain County opioid overdoses are on the decline

MID-YEAR OUTLOOK: Lorain County opioid overdoses are on the decline

Heroin and its analogs are still stealing the lives of addicts in Lorain County.But there’s good news — overdose deaths are on the decline...

July 12th, 2018 |  


A day at the beach

A day at the beach

Pack your beach towels and sunscreen!Temperatures in the low 80s and mostly-sunny skies make this week perfect for a trip to the beach. Make sure to p...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Changes coming for voter registration

The Ohio Secretary of State’s office is rolling out initiatives intended to “maintain the accuracy and integrity of our voter rolls while ...

July 12th, 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


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Abandoned again, naturally

Abandoned again, naturally

Probably the last thing people living in Northeast Ohio want to read is another opinion about LeBron James leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers again.There...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Of power and responsibility

To the editor:How grateful we must all be to God for inspiring our founding fathers to declare themselves independent of the British crown on July 4, ...

July 10th, 2018 |  


Exciting time for Oberlin schools

To the editor:It is an exciting time for Oberlin schools. Our strategic planning process just wrapped up and task groups are working to implement the ...

July 9th, 2018 |  


Teacher issue handled poorly

To the editor:The process for handling the math teacher accused of bullying has been highly flawed. Where is the consistent record keeping on the admi...

July 9th, 2018 |  


Supreme Court props up discrimination

To the editor:Travel bans on people from another country are, on their face, “prima facie” in legalspeak, obvious wrongful discrimination....

July 9th, 2018 |  


Of puffins and inner peace

Of puffins and inner peace

Sitting on Hog Island overlooking Muscongus Bay off the coast of Bremen, Maine, an American goldfinch sang beautifully as I was rereading Henry David ...

July 5th, 2018 |  


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