NEWS


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Anger over bus costs spurs investigation

Police officer shot in training accident at JVS

A Rocky River police officer accidentally shot himself Monday morning during a training exercise at a shooting range behind the Lorain County JVS.No s...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Plans approved for Hall Auditorium additions

Plans approved for Hall Auditorium additions

Site plans for a 300-seat “adaptable theater” addition and the construction of a new lobby and elevator at Hall Auditorium, 67 North Main ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


View ‘Autism Through His Sisters’ Eyes’ at OPL

View ‘Autism Through His Sisters’ Eyes’ at OPL

Courtesy photoSisters Isabelle and Claudia Olaes, who attend Oberlin High School, have created a display called “His Ability: Autism Seen Throug...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Medical marijuana gets green light from planning commission, investors take notice

Medical marijuana gets green light from planning commission, investors take notice

Medical marijuana businesses won’t be stopped from coming to Oberlin by the city planning commission — and investors are already taking no...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Science defenders join Cleveland march

Science defenders join Cleveland march

Protesters rallied around the globe this past weekend in the March for Science, taking aim at so-called “alternative facts” and supporting...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Ecolympics torch passes from hand to hand, kicking off competition

Ecolympics torch passes from hand to hand, kicking off competition

Signs and voices were raised high April 21 to begin Oberlin City Schools’ 4th Annual Ecolympics.The event is a competition between each city sch...

April 25th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


SOFTBALL: Falcons hope to bounce back with youth movement

After going 17-11 in coach Tim Phillips’ first season as coach, the Firelands Falcons softball team slipped to 11-15 (7-9 PAC) in 2016.The team ...

March 28th, 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 21st, 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 |  


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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


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Updated: 10:54 am. |    
The House is taking mental illness seriously

Discussions on race were productive

To the editor:The First Church of Oberlin United Church of Christ recently sponsored a series of weekly discussions entitled “What Privilege....

April 27th, 2017 |  


Chemical companies need stricter controls

To the editor:With a new farm bill on the horizon, perhaps now is the time to stop chemical companies from manufacturing substances before adequate te...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Loud noise is a nuisance

To the editor:Columbia Gas Company has been working on replacing gas lines along Lorain Street for over a month now. Since it’s a major east-wes...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Jordan’s priorities are all wrong

To the editor:I am appalled that Rep. Jim Jordan called President Donald Trump’s $54 billion defense spending increase “reasonable,”...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Local reps should join caucus

To the editor:Thank you, Jason Hawk, for your editorial on climate change (“Climate change is not a partisan issue”). The full editorial c...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Here’s your diploma and debt

Here’s your diploma and debt

It’s that time of year again. Flowers are flowering, spring is springing, and across the country college graduates are graduating with their new...

April 24th, 2017 |  


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