NEWS


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76 years after Pearl Harbor

Shopping and giving wisely during the holidays

Traditional holiday giving means gifts for family and friends and contributions to causes close to the heart. Whether you’re purchasing presents...

December 11th, 2017 |  


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 |  


POLICE REPORTS

• Dec. 6 at 3:35 p.m.: Gary Dean, 21, of Doylestown, was arrested on a warrant through the Amherst police department for failure to appear in co...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Be more sustainable during the holidays

Used gift wrap, boxes, bows, and plastic packing will litter lots of floors this holiday season.Nobody wants to be wasteful. Republic Services has som...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Would you try a blood shot?

Would you try a blood shot?

Leave it to phlebotomy students to dream up the “blood shot.”The drink, invented by Lorain County JVS high school and adult students, won ...

December 8th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


HOCKEY: Avon, Bay melt before Comets’ might

Back-to-back league wins helped boost the Comets hockey team’s record this past week.Amherst squared off against Avon on Dec. 5, jumping on the ...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Boys swimmers dominating the pool this year

In a meet versus Margaretta on Nov. 29, Amherst won with a score of 93-77.First place finishes for the Comets included:• Elizabeth Lowe with a t...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Hockey season starts on a win and a loss

Hockey season starts on a win and a loss

Four first period goals opened the Amherst hockey season Saturday and the Comets went on to best the Gilmour Lancers 6-1.Between the pipes for Amherst...

December 4th, 2017 |  


PREVIEW: Balance key to hitting next level

PREVIEW: Balance key to hitting next level

A buzzer-beating, one-point loss to Avon in last year’s district semifinal is still fresh in the mind of Amherst Comets fifth-year girls basketb...

November 28th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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

Expanding palliative care initiatives

Expanding palliative care initiatives

If you’ve ever had a family member or loved one get diagnosed with a serious illness, like cancer, you are well aware of the hardships that acco...

December 11th, 2017 |  


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 |  


BUSINESS


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Demo starts at old Super K

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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA