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• Feb. 14 at 10:28 p.m.: A plastic container with suspected marijuana was turned over to police by Oberlin College security.• Feb. 15 at 3...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Oberlin law director looking into issue with city’s design review subcommittee

There’s some question about the validity of action taken by Oberlin’s design review subcommittee, but it’s doubtful it will affect a...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Farmers share brunch with FFA students

A “Brunch with a Farmer” event gave Lorain County JVS students a chance recently to sit down with those already working in the agriculture...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Number of reported forcible rapes in Oberlin skyrockets

Number of reported forcible rapes in Oberlin skyrockets

Oberlin saw a sharp spike in the number of reported forcible rape offenses in 2016, according to statistics released last week.There were 27 rapes rep...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Craving veggies? City Fresh ordering now open online

Orders are being accepted online for the 2017 City Fresh season, which will run 20 weeks starting June 12.City Fresh is a community building effort th...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Taco Bell proposal returns once again

Well, here we go again — a developer is interested in opening a Taco Bell near the corner of Rt. 58 and Rt. 20.On Feb. 15, Tusing Builders, on b...

February 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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WRESTLING: Bouchonvilles represent Phoenix at PAC tourney
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Pirates find rhythm, Phoenix can’t keep up

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Pirates find rhythm, Phoenix can’t keep up

Senior Emily Zumack’s outstanding leadership and scoring led the Pirates to a 55-22 win Saturday over Oberlin in girls basketball action.Zumack ...

February 6th, 2017 |  


WRESTLING: Forfeits take toll on the PAC mats

WRESTLING: Forfeits take toll on the PAC mats

The final Patriotic Athletic Conference dual meet of the 2016-2017 wrestling season was held last Thursday at Brookside High School.A depleted Phoenix...

January 30th, 2017 |  


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Offensive non-starter for Phoenix

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Offensive non-starter for Phoenix

Strong three-point shooting by the Brookside Cardinals could not be stalled Saturday as they secured a 56-23 victory over the Phoenix in girls basketb...

January 30th, 2017 |  


WRESTLING: Robert Bouchonville boosts record to 31 takedowns, 9 pins

WRESTLING: Robert Bouchonville boosts record to 31 takedowns, 9 pins

The Phoenix wrestlers dropped two Patriot Athletic Conference dual meets on the road this past week to Stripe division foes Lutheran West 57-14 and Fa...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


OB stats-takers honored

OB stats-takers honored

Courtesy photoPrior to last Thursday’s dual wrestling match, two senior statisticians, Sarah Parsh (right, four years) and Cora Spurlock (left, ...

January 17th, 2017 |  


WRESTLING: Thomas goes all out on the mats

WRESTLING: Thomas goes all out on the mats

The Phoenix hosted the Black River Pirates and the Columbia Raiders in a home double dual last Thursday. Prior to the match, two senior statisticians,...

January 16th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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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 |  


Allen museum presents first U.S. retrospective of Reigl

Allen museum presents first U.S. retrospective of Reigl

The first retrospective exhibition by a U.S. museum of the work of Hungarian artist Judit Reigl is underway through May 29 at the Allen Memorial Art M...

March 18th, 2016 |  


Three advance to state management competition

Three advance to state management competition

Three Lorain County JVS students placed in the recent District 8 DECA competitions at the Tri-C East Campus in Cleveland.Marketing management students...

March 17th, 2016 |  


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 |  


OPINION


Italian seasonings and sweet desserts

Italian seasonings and sweet desserts

The basic seasonings for Italian dishes are oregano, garlic, and bay leaves.I use a lot of garlic in mine. I use garlic salt in most of my food I made...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Choosing precise words is important

Choosing precise words is important

One of my favorite quotes: “The president likes smart people who disagree with him,” said White House Chief of Staff Leo McGarry on “...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


PR push for energy credit contributions isn’t fair

To the editor:The Oberlin city council wants to establish a Community Choice Fund to receive donations from credits it would begin giving on electric ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Sustainability is up to the Oberlin public now

To the editor:We will soon begin circulating petitions to put on the ballot in the next general election a referendum on amending the ordinance establ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Standing up to Russia

Standing up to Russia

Recently we sent a clear, bipartisan message to President Donald Trump that we should strengthen – not weaken – Russian sanctions, and tha...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Helping Habitat for Humanity help more Ohioans

Helping Habitat for Humanity help more Ohioans

I’m a strong supporter of the work that Habitat for Humanity and their 55 affiliates do across Ohio. Habitat provides about 5,000 homeownership ...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


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