NEWS


Powers Elementary groundbreaking expected in April

Demand for contractors is rising this spring as nine Northeast Ohio districts look to build schools.That means prices could skew higher than anticipat...

February 12th, 2018 |  


POLICE REPORTS

• Feb. 6 at 4:45 p.m.: A SIM card was taken from a cell phone at Amherst Steele High School.• Feb. 7 at 2:28 p.m.: Darrel Watkins, 22, of ...

February 12th, 2018 |  


PROJECT OPIOID: County sues drug manufacturers

PROJECT OPIOID: County sues drug manufacturers

Suing prescription drug-makers was a tactic Lorain County officials thought about for a long time.They pulled the trigger in December, filing a lawsui...

February 7th, 2018 |  


‘Whatever it took to feel normal’

‘Whatever it took to feel normal’

As a teen, Clifford Sheehan was a celebrated horseback rider in Wellington’s 4-H chapter and seemingly fell outside of what many consider risk f...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Career Tech Saturday opens doors to young students

Fifth- and sixth-graders can get a look at the Lorain County JVS with Career Tech Saturday workshops from 109 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 24.This caree...

February 7th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


COMETS BRIEFS

GIRLS BASKETBALLKamryn Dziak had 15 points and Faith Lewis put 14 up on the board for Amherst on Feb. 7, but the Comets still suffered a 60-42 loss to...

February 12th, 2018 updated: February 12th, 2018. |  


Football scholarship for multi-talented Lee

Football scholarship for multi-talented Lee

Wrestling lends itself well to being a top defensive lineman and vice versa — just ask Amherst Steele’s Matt Lee.The senior committed Feb....

February 12th, 2018 |  


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Thwarted in overtime

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Thwarted in overtime

Photos by Russ Gifford | Amherst News-TimesFirelands’ Madison Palmer changes direction on offense while guarded by Black River’s Lydia Wac...

February 1st, 2018 |  


SPORTS BRIEFS

GIRLS BASKETBALLKamryn Dziak and Amaya Staton led their squad to a 58-30 victory over Midview on Jan. 31, each putting 16 points up on the board for t...

February 1st, 2018 |  


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Falcons bruised by the Dukes

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Falcons bruised by the Dukes

Russ Gifford | Amherst News-TimesFirelands’ Emily Stewart brings the ball up court while guarded by Wellington’s Lexi Wright on Jan. 24. T...

January 30th, 2018 |  


BASKETBALL: Boys take down North Ridgeville

BASKETBALL: Boys take down North Ridgeville

Photos by Jonathan Delozier | Amherst News-TimesThe Comets boys took to the road Saturday and notched a win, defeating the North Ridgeville Rangers 63...

January 30th, 2018 |  


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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Three pleasing pie recipes
Not just any jobs will do

Not just any jobs will do

Jobs, jobs, jobs. Despite 88 straight months of job growth, it’s still a major priority in our communities. It’s also the promise of almos...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Trump is the president

To the editor:President Donald Trump is our president and we should all root for him to succeed in doing what is best for all Americans, even though o...

February 6th, 2018 |  


John Glenn and Ohio history

John Glenn and Ohio history

The Ohio History Connection plays a key role in protecting, maintaining, and educating the public on the history of our great state, from artifact dis...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Reaching across the aisle on Ohio priorities

Reaching across the aisle on Ohio priorities

At a time when bipartisanship is lacking in Washington, we were able to work across the aisle to secure important priorities for Ohio in 2017.Last yea...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Removal of Chief Wahoo a bad idea

To the editor:Never in my lifetime did I ever think such a terrible thing would be possible. I find it almost unbelievable that anyone would ever find...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Healthy eating can be a struggle

Healthy eating can be a struggle

Lately, I’ve been thinking of my childhood days, especially when I talk to my sister Bonnie. Of the siblings I have left, she’s the one th...

February 1st, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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Demo starts at old Super K

Cork Tree holds benefit for Cali victims

Fires killed 43 people as they swept across California in early October, consuming more than 300 square miles north of San Francisco.A close friend wh...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Dragon Ranch, under new management, gets updates

Upgrades are underway through the spring at Dragon Ranch Golf Course in Amherst Township, and the clubhouse dining room has reopened as Greene Square ...

November 6th, 2017 |  


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

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

September 19th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA