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 |  


Who are we politically in Lorain County? Shifting winds

Who are we politically in Lorain County? Shifting winds

President Donald Trump, who arguably never left campaign mode after his surprise Election Night victory, has declared his candidacy for 2020.The re-el...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Pavlik contract extended at Lorain County JVS

A five-year contract paying $115,153 annually was approved Feb. 16 for Jerry Pavlik, deputy superintendent of the Lorain County JVS.The new deal is ef...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Historic downtown Oberlin bank clock topples

A landmark Oberlinians have grown accustomed to seeing for decades came crashing down Thursday morning.The blue cast iron clock located near southeast...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Kids can have hands-on fun at Lorain County JVS

Kids can have hands-on fun at Lorain County JVS

Third-, fourth-, and fifth-graders are invited to Career Tech Saturday at the Lorain County JVS from 10 a.m. to noon on March 11.The career exploratio...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Oberlin council preps amendment in sanctuary city fight

Oberlin council preps amendment in sanctuary city fight

NOTE: This story has been updated to clarify which cities have been labeled “sanctuary cities” by anti-sanctuary advocates.As sanctuary ci...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 15th, 2017. |