NEWS


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76 years after Pearl Harbor
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SPECIAL HOLIDAY SERVICES

AMHERST• A Christmas Eve service will be held at 6 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church, 440 North Lake St.• A Christmas play will be presented du...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Young asks for early release

Young asks for early release

Six months in prison were enough, according to Adrianna Young.The 26-year-old Oberlin woman is asking for early release from the Ohio Reformatory for ...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Help us donate to domestic violence shelter

Help us donate to domestic violence shelter

Gifts of green beans, corn, soups, sodas, tuna, pasta, and other nonperishables have poured into our office in the past few weeks.Donors are helping u...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Backpack giveaway with gifts, goodies

Backpack giveaway with gifts, goodies

For most students, a backpack is simply a means of carrying books to and from school.For Good Shepherd Baptist Church in Amherst, a backpack can be so...

December 5th, 2017 |  


POLICE REPORTS

• Nov. 27, time undisclosed by police: A man was struck by a vehicle on Hickory Hollow Court. A report said an altercation allegedly arose ̶...

December 4th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


PREVIEW: Shot selection matters, says Bray

PREVIEW: Shot selection matters, says Bray

Stressing the little things and better shot selection are necessary to improve upon last year’s 3-20 finish, said third-year Amherst Comets coac...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Girls of the gridiron

Girls of the gridiron

Photos by Jonathan Delozier | Amherst News-TimesIt was class warfare at Amherst Steele on Nov. 9 as freshmen, sophomore, junior, and senior girls hit ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


FALCONS WINTER SPORTS SCHEDULE

Boys Basketball• Nov. 18 at 12 p.m. at Perkins• Nov. 22 at 10 a.m. at Plymouth• Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at home vs. Western Reserve̶...

November 13th, 2017 |  


COMETS WINTER SPORTS SCHEDULE

Boys Basketball• Dec. 5 at 7:15 p.m. at Clearview• Dec. 8 at 7:15 p.m. at Lakewood• Dec. 12 at 7:15 p.m. at home vs. North Ridgevill...

November 13th, 2017 updated: November 13th, 2017. |  


Four Comets stars commit to colleges

Four Comets stars commit to colleges

Four Steele senior baseball players signed on the dotted line Nov. 8 to continue their days on the diamond in college — two at Division I school...

November 13th, 2017 |  


LIFE


Maple syrup season runs deep in Lorain County, warmer weather alters usual timeline

Maple syrup season runs deep in Lorain County, warmer weather alters usual timeline

Maple syrup season usually encompasses the month of March, but warmer temperatures this year moved up that timeline for manufacturers in Lorain County...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Dinner theater: Help solve the murder of Alex Chapman

“Murder in 3-D” featuring “Easter Egg Mania: In Your Face” by Workshop Players Theater will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, March...

February 21st, 2017 |  


It’s paczki season! We get a look at how the Polish favorite is made at Kiedrowski’s Bakery in Amherst

It’s paczki season! We get a look at how the Polish favorite is made at Kiedrowski’s Bakery in Amherst

Paczki season at Kiedrowski’s Simply Delicious Bakery almost makes residents forget about Valentine’s Day in mid-February.That’s not...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Take it from cartoonist Jim Gill: The eyebrows really matter

Take it from cartoonist Jim Gill: The eyebrows really matter

An illustration without emotion doesn’t fulfill its true purpose.That’s the message cartoonist Jim Gill gave Feb. 15 at Nord Middle School...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Simple cloth pads can help Ugandan girls 6,500 miles away

Simple cloth pads can help Ugandan girls 6,500 miles away

Imagine being a young schoolgirl in Uganda.Your life is already hard. The landlocked East African nation wrestles with poverty, overcrowding, and has ...

February 6th, 2017 |  


What are you thankful for?

What are you thankful for?

Photos by Jonathan Delozier | Civitas MediaWe traveled to schools in Amherst, Oberlin, and Wellington to ask students what they are grateful for this ...

November 21st, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Thanks from Australia

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Congratulations to Nahorn

Jordan should apologize

To the editor:I was disappointed to read about the behavior of our U.S. House Rep. Jim Jordan at a recent committee hearing about the Concealed Carry ...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Protecting health care for Ohio children

Protecting health care for Ohio children

While the Senate is spending its time on a bill to cut taxes for corporations that send jobs overseas, kids here in America are on the verge of losing...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Getting excited about the moon

Getting excited about the moon

It started with a view from 254 miles high.On a quiet Saturday morning, I cast NASA’s live feed from the International Space Station — it&...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Tax bill doesn’t guarantee jobs

To the editor:On Friday, Dec. 1, the Senate voted to approve its version of the tax bill. Last-minute edits and handwritten revisions riddled the 479 ...

December 4th, 2017 updated: December 4th, 2017. |  


We didn’t used to worry about it

We didn’t used to worry about it

Growing up, we lived for backyard football. After baseball season, we played as much as we could — in the rain, mud, and snow. We didn’t c...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Private virtue and public service

Private virtue and public service

As this is being written, the airwaves and media pages are full of reports about the highly unacceptable private behavior of some persons exercising o...

November 30th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Students get Manufacturing Day tour at EMC

Students get Manufacturing Day tour at EMC

A tour of EMC Precision in Elyria gave Lorain County JVS juniors some valuable insight Oct. 6 on Manufacturing Day.Students from the computerized desi...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Aldi to close for six-week remodel

Aldi is closing its Amherst location for a six-week remodel, part of the chain’s $1.6 billion plan to update some 1,300 stores nationwide.The di...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Amherst IGA closes its doors

Amherst IGA closes its doors

After closing Monday night for inventory, Amherst IGA did not reopen. The Milan Avenue grocery store officially locked its doors for good on Thursday....

September 15th, 2017 |  


Canadian firm, powerful Ohio family eye medical pot site nearby

Canadian firm, powerful Ohio family eye medical pot site nearby

A medical marijuana growing operation could be coming to Amherst Township.A company called Aphria runs a large cultivation greenhouse in Leamington, O...

August 18th, 2017 |  


AmBari to open huge headquarters, rec facility

AmBari to open huge headquarters, rec facility

AmBari Nutrition has grown out of its three Avon Lake warehouses and will build a 16,000-square-foot headquarters in Amherst Township.Ross Builders of...

July 7th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA