NEWS


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Search for missing man called off
Yamazaki wins Cooper finals with Rachmaninoff’s No. 2

Yamazaki wins Cooper finals with Rachmaninoff’s No. 2

Ryota Yamazaki, a 17-year-old pianist from Koriyama, Japan, earned top honors July 22 in the Concerto Finals of the 2016 Thomas and Evon Cooper Intern...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Last chance for Firelands construction vote

One last chance remains to grab $6.2 million in state cash to replace South Amherst Middle School and Firelands High before it’s pulled off the ...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


SPECIAL REPORT: Spectacle outside the RNC

SPECIAL REPORT: Spectacle outside the RNC

Editor’s note: It’s rare that we report on events outside our town. But because of its impact, we sent reporter Evan Goodenow on Wednesday...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Three show off trade skills in Kentucky

Three show off trade skills in Kentucky

Three Lorain County JVS students competed in June at the National Competition of SkillsUSA in Louisville, Ky. — two bringing home medals.Darian ...

July 20th, 2016 |  


NOYO launches new wind ensemble

NOYO launches new wind ensemble

A new ensemble has been created for intermediate-level musicians by the Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra.The Wind Symphony is Lorain Country’s only...

July 20th, 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


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Helpers came to the rescue
Media overkill on display outside convention

Media overkill on display outside convention

What sounded like a gunshot rang out Wednesday by Public Square in Cleveland outside the Republican National Convention.Dozens of reporters ran toward...

July 21st, 2016 |  


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 |  


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