NEWS


POWER PLAY: Bitterness lingers over electric utility rebate distribution

POWER PLAY: Bitterness lingers over electric utility rebate distribution

Renewable Energy Credit money wasn’t the only thing split when city council members voted to rebate about $2.2 million to electric utility ratep...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Three area vets discuss what July 4 means to them

Three area vets discuss what July 4 means to them

As America prepares to celebrate its birthday as an independent nation, three area veterans shared their thoughts with us on coming together regardles...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Fridays are for free music parties!

Kick off summer with live music and free family-friendly concerts beginning Friday, July 1.The free concerts are held every Friday in July at the band...

June 28th, 2016 |  


POLICE REPORTS

• June 16 at 3:54 p.m.: A woman said money, shoes, pills, clothes, and an electronic device were stolen from her car.• June 16 at 6:45 p.m...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Gas line rupture closes Rt. 58

Gas line rupture closes Rt. 58

Evan Goodenow | Oberlin News-TribuneA gas leak on Rt. 58 detoured traffic for about two-and-a-half hours Monday. A fire report was unavailable Monday,...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Campus goes tobacco-free starting Friday

No tobacco can be used on Oberlin College property starting Friday. Smoking in college buildings and vehicles has been banned since 1993, with one bro...

June 28th, 2016 updated: June 28th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


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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


REC vote should be rescinded

To the editor:At last Monday night’s city council meeting, the majority of council (Kelley Singleton, Scott Broadwell, Sharon Soucy, and Ron Rim...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Choosing REC option was difficult

To the editor:Thanks to leadership from our electric director and a commitment to sustainability by this and past councils, Oberlin finds itself with ...

June 27th, 2016 |  


REC votes removed from reality

To the editor:The latest action of city council’s current leadership to reduce electricity rates for a few years is consistent with believing an...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Memories of becoming an American

Memories of becoming an American

I was born in 1939 in the Midwest. Our house was surrounded by woods, and I well remember the peacefulness and tranquility of my youth.But even at age...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Remember our place in the natural order

Remember our place in the natural order

In another miserable story about animals, a mama black bear was euthanized for protecting her cubs in the Valles Caldera National Preserve when a mara...

June 27th, 2016 |  


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