NEWS


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Paper cranes for Peace Day
Amherst IGA closes its doors

Amherst IGA closes its doors

Update: We’ve removed incorrect information provided by the Lorain County auditor’s GIS property records system.After closing Monday night...

September 19th, 2017 |  


POLICE REPORTS

• Sept. 11 at 4:03 p.m.: Prentiss Thomas, 45, was charged with theft, obstructing official business, open container, and possession of criminal ...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Fatality review: Motorcycle crashes took lives this summer

The Lorain County Fatality Review Committee meets quarterly to review vehicle crashes in which people died and to identify trends and possible interve...

September 18th, 2017 |  


AAA offers tips to protect your identity

Identity theft has taken over as one of the most common and costly crimes happening today.In light of the increase in major data breaches over the las...

September 18th, 2017 |  


MIA/POWs never forgotten

MIA/POWs never forgotten

Candles burned Friday in memory of the 83,000 Americans still missing in action.One by one, those standing vigil for the nation’s MIA/POWs appro...

September 18th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Youth runners speedy in first race

Youth runners speedy in first race

Amherst Youth Runners had their first race of the 2017 Fall Youth Race Series on Monday, Sept. 18.More than 200 athletes in grades K-6 competed in a 4...

September 19th, 2017 |  


AJHS CROSS COUNTRY: Girls 8ths, boys 13th at Avon

The Amherst Junior High cross country team competed last Thursday in the Avon Race to Remember.Catherine Turner led the girls and finished 18th of 100...

September 18th, 2017 |  


FOOTBALL: Bigger Middies end Comets’ streak

FOOTBALL: Bigger Middies end Comets’ streak

In a battle of undefeated Southwestern Conference teams, Midview rolled over the outsized Amherst Comets 27-7 on Friday.“We had trouble executin...

September 18th, 2017 |  


BOYS SOCCER: Albright brilliant in goal but overrun by Comets

After dropping a tough game to the reigning Southwestern Conference and district champion Olmsted Falls last Wednesday, the Amherst Steele boys soccer...

September 18th, 2017 |  


GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY: Haff, DelValle are top Comets finishers

The Amherst junior varsity girls cross country team ran in the Open Door Invitational last Tuesday, finishing second in the 13 team varsity race.Fresh...

September 18th, 2017 |  


BOYS CROSS COUNTRY: 2nd place for Hill

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY: 2nd place for Hill

Leading the Amherst boys to a 21st place finish among 44 teams this weekend was junior Josh Hill.He placed second of 377 runners with a time of 15:59....

September 18th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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 |  


It’s unanimous: Great Lakes Church votes to move

It’s unanimous: Great Lakes Church votes to move

There was no secret about it: The folks at Great Lakes Church knew that by vocally supporting construction of a new Amherst school, they were also ask...

November 15th, 2016 updated: November 15th, 2016. |  


Rash of thefts mostly targets Trump signs

Michael Trimble was wary of putting up political signs at his Amherst home.And about seven hours after planting a sign in the yard supporting Republic...

October 18th, 2016 updated: October 19th, 2016. |  


OPINION


I turned on, tuned in… then I dropped out

I turned on, tuned in… then I dropped out

They promised us “the revolution would not be televised.”That’s good, because if it was, I’d probably miss it.I have never bee...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Council misinformation is being circulated

To the editor:In the Sept. 14 edition of the Amherst News-Times, there was a second letter to the editor concerning my appointment as president of cit...

September 18th, 2017 updated: September 19th, 2017. |  


Political flier has wrong info

To the editor:Received a political handout on my front porch regarding the upcoming election for city council president. This flyer is purposely missi...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Setting the record straight

To the editor:In the Sept. 7 edition of the Amherst News-Times, there was a letter to the editor from an Amherst third ward resident that contains sev...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Trump, conservatives aren’t racists

To the editor:More blame and unwarranted complaining must be part of that “soup” Rob Swindell writes about. He, like many other liberals, ...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Concerns for our country

To the editor:I have survived segregation, served in my country’s military. and served years in law enforcement. I have experienced many challen...

September 12th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Amherst IGA closes its doors
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 |  


Craving real Mexican food, not Tex-Mex? 3 Amigos to open this summer

Craving real Mexican food, not Tex-Mex? 3 Amigos to open this summer

Burritos, chimichangas, and margaritas aren’t real Mexican fare.“When people come here, they think they’re eating Mexican food. I fe...

July 6th, 2017 |  


Down 6,195 jobs in Lorain County

Down 6,195 jobs in Lorain County

In job growth, Lorain County is significantly under-performing the state and the nation.It lost 6,195 jobs from 2001 to 2016, according to a Lorain Co...

June 26th, 2017 |  


Cork Tree ribbon cut

Cork Tree ribbon cut

Photos by Jason Hawk | Amherst News-TimesA ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Saturday at Cork Tree Tavern, the upscale wine bar that serves as a compan...

June 26th, 2017 updated: June 26th, 2017. |  


Commissioners approve downtown Amherst grants

Four grants totaling $15,623 have been awarded to downtown Amherst building owners to help spruce up the city’s historic district.The Lorain Cou...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Nordson installs new globe sculpture at HQ

Nordson installs new globe sculpture at HQ

Courtesy photosA 10-foot-diameter globe sculpture was dedicated Monday at the Nordson Corporation headquarters in Westlake, honoring the contributions...

April 11th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA