NEWS


POLICE REPORTS

• April 10 at 10:57 a.m.: Geoffrey Basel, 28, of Columbia Station, was charged with aggravated menacing and operating a vehicle while intoxicate...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Tree City USA status renewed

Oberlin was once more named a Tree City USA for 2016, according to the Arbor Day Foundation.The honor awards cities with a tree board or department, a...

April 18th, 2017 |  


New driving law goes into effect this summer

Teens under 18 won’t be able to hit the road from midnight to 6 a.m. without a guardian under a new Ohio driving law that goes into effect July ...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Ecolympics Torch Relay will be held Friday

A ceremonial torch will be passed from hand to hand Friday between Oberlin’s four public schools in a conservation kick-off event.The 2nd Annual...

April 18th, 2017 |  


SPECIAL: We go dino-hunting

SPECIAL: We go dino-hunting

Photos by Jason Hawk | Civitas MediaSpending time with his kids around the Easter holiday, editor Jason Hawk stepped out of our normal coverage areas ...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Water tests show TTHM levels down

Test results for tri-halomethanes, or TTHM, are at 32.1 parts per billion in Oberlin, bringing the annual average below the maximum permitted level.&#...

April 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


BOYS BASKETBALL: Phoenix and Falcons All-Stars

BOYS BASKETBALL: Phoenix and Falcons All-Stars

Photos by Russ Gifford | Oberlin News-TribuneOberlin’s Donald Johnson gets a dunk late in the Lorain County All-Stars Game while Firelands’...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Oberlin Phoenix tab Jesse Robinson as varsity football head coach

Oberlin Phoenix tab Jesse Robinson as varsity football head coach

Jesse Robinson has always wanted to be a football coach.On Wednesday, that dream finally came true as Robinson was named the varsity head coach at Obe...

March 15th, 2017 updated: March 15th, 2017. |  


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. |  


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LIFE


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Funding loss, rising costs close Ohio Dance Theatre
Maple syrup season runs deep in Lorain County, warmer weather alters usual timeline

Maple syrup season runs deep in Lorain County, warmer weather alters usual timeline

Maple syrup season usually encompasses the month of March, but warmer temperatures this year moved up that timeline for manufacturers in Lorain County...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


‘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 |  


OPINION


Not time to move to Canada

To the editor:Since the election of Donald Trump, I’ve given serious thought to moving to Canada, a nation that, unlike America, is not dominate...

April 21st, 2017 |  


On health care, Jordan doesn’t represent us

To the editor:Is Rep. Jim Jordan listening to people or corporations?I am curious as to how many constituents of Jim Jordan’s gerrymandered Dist...

April 21st, 2017 |  


How should we feel when evil men die?

How should we feel when evil men die?

Robert Seman Jr., with his hands shackled, jumped to his death from the fourth floor of the Mahoning County courthouse.The suicide came April 10 as Se...

April 21st, 2017 |  


The best ideas come from Ohio

The best ideas come from Ohio

One of my most important jobs as your senator is listening to the Ohioans I represent.I’ve spent the past several weeks hosting round tables acr...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Helping homeless kids find shelter

Helping homeless kids find shelter

Homelessness is dangerous, especially for kids.They are more vulnerable to become victims of crime, they’re more vulnerable to disease, and they...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Students are the victims; too bad

It seems if you want something in Washington to disappear these days, all it takes is finding a way to attach it to former President Barack Obama.Alth...

April 19th, 2017 |  


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