NEWS


5:12 pm |    
PEACE OFFERING TO GOP
OPL won’t boycott fair despite Confederate flag sales

OPL won’t boycott fair despite Confederate flag sales

Oberlin librarians won’t boycott the Lorain County Fair this year over Confederate flag sales.“Our mission is education and enlightenment,...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Pittsfield body identified, killer pleads guilty

Pittsfield body identified, killer pleads guilty

A fourth life sentence has been handed down to murderer Michael York, convicted July 15 in a 14-year-old cold case killing.York, 48, of West Virginia,...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Why is outdoor fitness equipment still wrapped up?

Why is outdoor fitness equipment still wrapped up?

Jason Hawk | Oberlin News-TribuneNew outdoor exercise equipment in the 200 block of South Main Street from the recreation department will be ready for...

July 19th, 2016 updated: July 19th, 2016. |  


Underground economy: Halloween coffin-maker enjoys hobby

Underground economy: Halloween coffin-maker enjoys hobby

Halloween coffin-maker John Williams said it just a hobby, but he’s doing stiff business.His wares caught our eye as we drove past his home at 4...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Police: Assault suspect fought with officers

Police: Assault suspect fought with officers

A Lakewood man is accused of fighting with police outside a home at 101 King St., Oberlin, about 6:40 p.m. last Thursday.Police said Daniel Cross beca...

July 19th, 2016 |  


New phase of Underground Railroad Center work moves ahead

New phase of Underground Railroad Center work moves ahead

Construction continues around the future Oberlin Underground Railroad Center.Amherst-based Don Mould’s Plantation is receiving up to $242,000 fo...

July 18th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


1:42 pm |    
Who speaks for the trees?
Doane sets personal record at PAC championships

Doane sets personal record at PAC championships

Senior Jillian Doane defended her title in the 300-meter hurdles last Thursday at the Patriot Athletic Conference championship track meet.She glided h...

May 17th, 2016 |  


Who speaks for the trees?

Who speaks for the trees?

Ever since I was a child perched high in the maple tree in our suburban back yard in New York, I have admired trees.When I was in third grade, I wrote...

May 16th, 2016 |  


BASEBALL: Boys pick up a Senior Night win over the ‘Cards

BASEBALL: Boys pick up a Senior Night win over the ‘Cards

The Phoenix baseball team was victorious last Tuesday on Senior Night against the Brookside Cardinals, 6-4.Brookside scored two runs in the top of the...

May 16th, 2016 |  


SOFTBALL: Rivas grabs 7 K’s as Phoenix bow out at districts

SOFTBALL: Rivas grabs 7 K’s as Phoenix bow out at districts

Six errors and only four hits last Thursday cost the fifth-seeded Phoenix girls the opportunity to defeat the second-seeded Elyria Catholic Panthers i...

May 16th, 2016 |  


WRAP-UP: This week in Phoenix sports

WRAP-UP: This week in Phoenix sports

SOFTBALLA grand slam in the fourth inning Monday by junior Olivia Pfeifer sealed a 10-0 for the Phoenix over the Lutheran West Longhorns.The junior ca...

May 4th, 2016 |  


SOFTBALL: Second place at JB Firestone tournament

SOFTBALL: Second place at JB Firestone tournament

Northwestern was the only team that stood in Oberlin’s way Saturday from being the champions at the Black River JB Firestone tournament.The Lady...

April 26th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


Grafton prisoners’ powerful art on exhibit at Kendal

Grafton prisoners’ powerful art on exhibit at Kendal

Art works. And so do the prisoners at the Grafton Correctional Institute and Grafton Reintegration Center who spend time on what they would call ̶...

March 4th, 2016 |  


Exhibit: ‘Three Printmakers… Under Pressure’

Exhibit: ‘Three Printmakers… Under Pressure’

Works by artists Rosalyn Gaier, Maria Kaiser, and Fabiana Olivier are hanging at the Kendal Gallery through March 28 in an exhibit called “Three...

February 12th, 2016 |  


CVS to stock over-the-counter naloxone

CVS to stock over-the-counter naloxone

The Oberlin CVS pharmacy on Rt. 58, along with 318 other Ohio locations, will start selling naloxone over the counter in late March, the company has a...

February 8th, 2016 |  


YMCA offers diabetes prevention program for our readers in Lorain County

Eighty-six million Americans have prediabetes and only nine million are aware of it, says the YMCA. Are you one of these people?If so, the YMCA is off...

January 14th, 2016 |  


Oberlin PD to launch community liaison program in 2016, helping agencies overcome difficulties

Oberlin PD to launch community liaison program in 2016, helping agencies overcome difficulties

When custody battles and threatening phone calls pose problems, civic agencies should have a trusted advisor to turn to in the law enforcement communi...

December 28th, 2015 |  


OPINION


11:06 am |    
Helpers came to the rescue
Festival brings memories of old theater days

Festival brings memories of old theater days

Once again I am in awe of Paul Moser and the Oberlin Summer Theater Festival.For several years now we have been graced with quality productions perfor...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Which slogan do you embrace?

To the editor:Trump’s slogan is “Make America Great Again.” Clinton’s seems to be “Make America Much Greater.”Both...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Non-traditional bike parking needed

To the editor:Many residents of Oberlin ride bicycles, but some of us ride non-traditional (non-standard-sized) bikes, including three-wheeled adult b...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Pokemon may be the medicine we need

Pokemon may be the medicine we need

I am playing Pokemon Go and I am not ashamed.Why? Because this has been a mess of a year so far, especially if you’re attuned to the news worldw...

July 19th, 2016 |  


THEIR VIEW: No-vacation nation strains workers, economy

If your idea of a vacation is watching a live-stream of the sun setting along the beach from an iPhone app, stand in line.Or, actually, sit behind a d...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Convention needs to be more than pep rally for GOP

The hugs, handshakes, and energizing sound bites that have become the hallmarks of national political conventions won’t be enough.The Republican...

July 19th, 2016 |  


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