NEWS


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Funding loss, rising costs close Ohio Dance Theatre
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Cards can now be used online to pay utility bills

The city of Oberlin has started accepting online credit and debit card payments for utility bills.A small bank processing fee will apply. Credit and d...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Oberlin city council eliminates design review subcommittee

Oberlin city council eliminates design review subcommittee

City council voted to disband the design review subcommittee at Monday night’s meeting.The decision wasn’t a complete surprise, as council...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Philanthropist, Ford Foundation president Darren Walker to speak at Oberlin College commencement

Philanthropist, Ford Foundation president Darren Walker to speak at Oberlin College commencement

Lawyer, investment banker, and nonprofit executive Darren Walker has been tapped to speak May 22 at Oberlin College’s commencement ceremony on T...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Eastwood Elementary teachers speak out against possible teacher reduction

Eastwood Elementary teachers speak out against possible teacher reduction

Any cuts to Eastwood Elementary staff are unacceptable, teachers made clear last week to the Oberlin board of education.The outcry came in response to...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Columbia Gas begins gas main replacement project in Oberlin

Columbia Gas begins gas main replacement project in Oberlin

Columbia Gas has started a yearlong gas main replacement project on the northern side of Oberlin.Work began last week on East Lorain Street near Artin...

March 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


BASEBALL PREVIEW: Phoenix hope dedication makes up for youth

BASEBALL PREVIEW: Phoenix hope dedication makes up for youth

Ninth-year coach Lynn Gray said he “lost half his team” following a mass exodus of seniors, including leading hitters Sam Wilson and Elija...

March 15th, 2017 |  


BASEBALL PREVIEW: Falcons want to build on playoff win, reclaim Patriot Athletic Conference crown

BASEBALL PREVIEW: Falcons want to build on playoff win, reclaim Patriot Athletic Conference crown

Last year’s season-ending 2-1 playoff loss to Padua was, for the Firelands Falcons, a moment of deja vu.It was the second year in a row the team...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Cold shooting night dooms Oberlin Phoenix in district final against Northwestern

Cold shooting night dooms Oberlin Phoenix in district final against Northwestern

Since their freshmen year, the seniors on Oberlin’s boys basketball team have struggled with shooting early in games. Usually though, the Phoeni...

March 10th, 2017 updated: March 11th, 2017. |  


BOYS BASKETBALL: No quarter for Rittman, Phoenix head to finals

BOYS BASKETBALL: No quarter for Rittman, Phoenix head to finals

Photos by Russ Gifford | Oberlin News-TribuneDefense, defense, defense — the Phoenix proved Monday that the best way to win is to never let thei...

March 7th, 2017 |  


BOYS BASKETBALL: Oberlin presses past Norwayne, 73-45

BOYS BASKETBALL: Oberlin presses past Norwayne, 73-45

The first step of the journey is in the books.It didn’t take long for Oberlin to find its post-season footing and get back to the business of wi...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Oberlin Phoenix aim to hire right coach for football program

Oberlin Phoenix aim to hire right coach for football program

The Phoenix are looking for their third football coach in three years.This time around, Oberlin plans to take its time and hire the right person for t...

March 6th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Funding loss, rising costs close Ohio Dance Theatre
‘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 |  


Peace church celebrates two milestones in 2016

Peace Community Church is celebrating two anniversaries this year: The congregation was founded 150 years ago as the First Baptist Church of Oberlin o...

March 21st, 2016 |  


OPINION


Rescuing Herbie, remembering Luke

Rescuing Herbie, remembering Luke

There was that big old hole in my heart, then along came Herbie.No one can ever replace my dear Luke, my boy, my sweet dog who we lost so suddenly las...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Warning: Your privacy is at stake

Maybe your microwave isn’t spying on you. Perhaps your toaster isn’t plotting nefarious acts.But don’t take off the tin-foil hat jus...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Some advice on nice, thick stews

Some advice on nice, thick stews

I went to a senior citizens’ luncheon recently at Bethany Lutheran church. The church ladies served a delicious, creamy bratwurst stew.I asked f...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Don’t let AmeriCorps be defunded

To the editor:Oberlin has a certain reputation because of the college, but we know it’s also a town where people just happen to live. People rai...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Fascist states and Trump’s America: the parallels

Fascist states and Trump’s America: the parallels

Professor Annemarie Sammartino of the Oberlin College history department gave a wonderfully organized and lucid lecture at Kendal at Oberlin on the af...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Trump budget is ‘incredible cruel’

To the editor:I spoke with Rep. Jim Jordan’s office on Thursday and extended an invitation for him to join me on my Friday Meals on Wheels deliv...

March 21st, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA