Tree City USA status renewed

Oberlin was once more named a Tree City USA for 2016, according to the Arbor Day Foundation.The honor awards cities with a tree board or department, a...

April 18th, 2017 |  


New driving law goes into effect this summer

Teens under 18 won’t be able to hit the road from midnight to 6 a.m. without a guardian under a new Ohio driving law that goes into effect July ...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Ecolympics Torch Relay will be held Friday

A ceremonial torch will be passed from hand to hand Friday between Oberlin’s four public schools in a conservation kick-off event.The 2nd Annual...

April 18th, 2017 |  


SPECIAL: We go dino-hunting

SPECIAL: We go dino-hunting

Photos by Jason Hawk | Civitas MediaSpending time with his kids around the Easter holiday, editor Jason Hawk stepped out of our normal coverage areas ...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Water tests show TTHM levels down

Test results for tri-halomethanes, or TTHM, are at 32.1 parts per billion in Oberlin, bringing the annual average below the maximum permitted level.&#...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Bill Long Foundation awards grants at annual meeting

Bill Long Foundation awards grants at annual meeting

Bill Long Foundation members voted April 12 to award $35,260 during their annual membership meeting at Kendal at Oberlin.Before casting votes, members...

April 17th, 2017 |  


PHOTOS: Egg-hunters hop into action

PHOTOS: Egg-hunters hop into action

Photos by Jason Hawk | Oberlin News-TribuneEgged on by the Easter Bunny, tiny tykes took to Tappan Square on Saturday to hunt for prizes. OberlinKids ...

April 17th, 2017 |  


BackPack program going strong for more than five years

BackPack program going strong for more than five years

Children who might otherwise go hungry on the weekends have been taking bags of food home for more than five years now, thanks to a program through th...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Help keep Lorain County safe with prescription turn-in event

The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office drug task force and local police departments will hold a prescription drug turn-in day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Heritage Center launches endowment campaign at annual meeting

Members and friends of the Oberlin Heritage Center gathered April 5 at The Hotel at Oberlin to celebrate the nonprofit’s accomplishments of the ...

April 13th, 2017 |