NEWS


La Nina could bring on deep cold

La Nina could bring on deep cold

Unseasonably warm temperatures are likely to continue into November, not only for our neck of the woods but much of the country.Then our winter is exp...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Mural lighting refunds available through Main Street

More money was donated this past year than needed to buy lights for Amherst’s downtown murals honoring veterans.Lights have been purchased and i...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Taste their test at the Buckeye Room

Taste their test at the Buckeye Room

Young chefs and customers were abuzz with excitement Oct. 11 when the Buckeye Room opened for business.Seniors studying the culinary arts at the Lorai...

October 13th, 2017 |  


CRASH! There goes Amherst’s Harris Elementary School

CRASH! There goes Amherst’s Harris Elementary School

Oohs and aahs arose Wednesday as an excavator bucket slammed into the brick walls of Harris Elementary School.Demolition stirred bittersweet feelings ...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Are there 8 women you love?

Are there 8 women you love?

“Pink Week. That’s about girls and boobs,” teacher Wendi Lowe told hundreds of laughing Steele High boys Tuesday. “But really,...

October 12th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


11:24 am |    
Cooley Mile runners honored
FOOTBALL: Fourth quarter slip-up seals loss to Avon Lake

FOOTBALL: Fourth quarter slip-up seals loss to Avon Lake

The first half of Friday’s game against rival Avon Lake seemed like a completely different contest from the second.Although the Shoremen walked ...

October 9th, 2017 |  


BOYS SOCCER: Tie in hard fight vs. Eagles

A hard-fought 0-0 tie was the result of a Southwestern Conference road battle Wednesday as the Comets boys soccer team traveled to Avon.The Eagles are...

October 5th, 2017 |  


GIRLS SOCCER: Senior Night comeback

Amherst’s girls kept their unbeaten streak alive with a 2-1 win over the Elyria Pioneers.The hometown soccer stars outshot Elyria 27-2 in the ma...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


GIRLS SOCCER: Senior smiles

GIRLS SOCCER: Senior smiles

Joseph Colon | Amherst News-TimesOn Senior Night, parents gathered with Amherst Comets girls soccer players Paige Kramer, Emily Gray, Helena Medve, Mi...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


BOYS CROSS COUNTRY: Hill way out in front, Comets take 3rd

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY: Hill way out in front, Comets take 3rd

The Comets boys cross country team took third place Saturday at the Vermilion Invitational.Junior Josh Hill led the Amherst pack, winning the race of ...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


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


3:40 pm |    

Junior high traffic woes

9:46 am |    

Nahorn impresses in person

Cowger is best choice

To the editor:Ed Cowger is the best choice for Amherst’s Ward 2 council seat. His more than 10 years experience on city council, his knowledge o...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Taylor endorses Cowger for council

To the editor:I would like to offer my endorsement and support for Ed Cowger for Ward 2 councilman in Amherst. I can personally speak to Ed’s wo...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Why our email isn’t working

Why our email isn’t working

Because my headache wasn’t big enough. Because some days the universe decides to kick you in the gut. Because the dark lord of technology has tu...

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


OUR VIEW: The book, hook and crook of Issue 2

OUR VIEW: The book, hook and crook of Issue 2

Issue 2 is a noble attempt to answer the growing consumer anger over the never-ending rising cost of prescription medications.Will it work?That’...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Growing Ohio’s local farm economies

Growing Ohio’s local farm economies

If the best apples are grown in Ohio, why buy apples from Washington or New York?We should support Ohio farmers from around the state, helping them gr...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Nahorn is dedicated to Amherst

To the editor:In our current political environment, it is a challenge to find candidates who are truly dedicated to their community. It is even more d...

October 9th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


10:37 am |    
Amherst IGA closes its doors
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 |  


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. |  


SOCIAL MEDIA