PREVIEW: Franklin County auditor to give keynote address to Oberlin HS seniors

PREVIEW: Franklin County auditor to give keynote address to Oberlin HS seniors

Jordan Anderson is ready to graduate.“I’m ready to experience something new. There’s something bigger and better out there for me,&#...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Oberlin College commencement: Graduates can keep democracy alive

Oberlin College commencement: Graduates can keep democracy alive

In troubled times when our nation seems more divided than ever, how do we ensure democracy flourishes?“Spoiler alert — the answer is you,&...

May 22nd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


JVS GRADUATION: Class of 2017 is surrogate family

JVS GRADUATION: Class of 2017 is surrogate family

Maggie Lieb earned good grades at Avon High School, but something just wasn’t right.She felt like she didn’t belong.“I wanted someth...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Tuskegee Airmen finally get their due with Juneteenth plaque

Tuskegee Airmen finally get their due with Juneteenth plaque

They fought for the right to fly the skies in U.S. Army missions in World War II.Now nine Oberlin men will be forever remembered in a plaque that will...

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


Young sentenced to four and a half years in prison for Debra Majkut’s death

Young sentenced to four and a half years in prison for Debra Majkut’s death

Sobs spilled from Adrianna Young’s lips Thursday as she apologized to the family she robbed of a wife and mother.“There is not a day that ...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Medical marijuana gets green light from planning commission, investors take notice

Medical marijuana gets green light from planning commission, investors take notice

Medical marijuana businesses won’t be stopped from coming to Oberlin by the city planning commission — and investors are already taking no...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Science defenders join Cleveland march

Science defenders join Cleveland march

Protesters rallied around the globe this past weekend in the March for Science, taking aim at so-called “alternative facts” and supporting...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Oberlin College architect says parking culture needs to change, no more spaces needed

Oberlin College architect says parking culture needs to change, no more spaces needed

Smarter parking policy, not more spaces, is the answer to Oberlin’s woes.That’s the argument made Friday by Oberlin College architect Stev...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Plum Creek Greenway target of ambitious plans

Plum Creek Greenway target of ambitious plans

Development of the Plum Creek Greenway is being undertaken by Oberlin city council.Sylvan Long, the chair of the city’s open space and visual en...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Oberlin community volunteers help bring family of refugees to Northeast Ohio

Oberlin community volunteers help bring family of refugees to Northeast Ohio

A Somali family’s dream of coming to the United States is finally a reality, thanks in part to a group from Oberlin’s Sacred Heart Catholi...

April 7th, 2017 |