NEWS


Teen recalls crash in Click It or Ticket kickoff

Teen recalls crash in Click It or Ticket kickoff

A seat belt saved 17-year-old Brandi Cobb’s life and now she is begging other drivers to buckle up.The Amherst native was involved in a head-on ...

May 18th, 2018 |  


At senior ceremony, Zurowski tells graduating classmates to follow their dreams

At senior ceremony, Zurowski tells graduating classmates to follow their dreams

Stereotypes didn’t slow Alyssa Zurowski down — not one bit.Yes, she was the lone female in her class while studying commercial truck techn...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Find out just how hard ‘Libraries Rock!’

Three reading clubs have been created for the “Libraries Rock!” summer program at the Amherst Public Library.Pick up a reading log startin...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Tributes to those who gave all

Saturday, May 26• A vigil will be held from 6 p.m. to midnight at the Lorain County Vietnam Veterans Memorial at 625 North Lake St. in Amherst.S...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Senior gets a letter from the past

Senior gets a letter from the past

Eyes widening and hand flying to her mouth, Faith Rico couldn’t believe what was handed to her Wednesday. She reached into a plain white envelop...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Groundbreaking party planned for new Powers

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Powers Elementary School will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23 at the former site of Harris Elementary Sch...

May 15th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


COMETS BRIEFS

Varsity Baseball• An early Jacob Lezon home run helped Amherst to a 4-1 victory over Keystone on May 10.RBIs came from Lezon, Kyle Mantin, Kyle ...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Steele athletes take a victory lap

Steele athletes take a victory lap

Jonathan Delozier | Amherst News-TimesTwenty-four Amherst Steele students were recognized May 10 for signing on to continue their athletic careers in ...

May 15th, 2018 |  


COMETS BRIEFS

Varsity Baseball• Jake Hart’s big day came May 5 as his three RBIs helped propel Amherst to an 11-4 drubbing of the Avon Eagles.Connor Em...

May 8th, 2018 |  


BASEBALL: The ol’ Falcons fastball

BASEBALL: The ol’ Falcons fastball

Russ Gifford | Amherst News-TimesFirelands’ Austin Urban sends the ball to the plate against Keystone. The Falcons, led by two Alex Brill solo h...

May 3rd, 2018 |  


SOFTBALL: Steele rolls over Avon Lake

SOFTBALL: Steele rolls over Avon Lake

Jonathan Delozier | Amherst News-TimesAmherst Steele softball came away with a 14-4 victory over Southwestern Conference foe Avon Lake, moving its sea...

May 1st, 2018 |  


LIFE


Ban books? Not at our library

Ban books? Not at our library

What do “The Great Gatsby,” “Captain Underpants” and “The Lorax” have in common? They’ve all been banned fro...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Workshop provides side-splitting ‘Dinner’ theater

Workshop provides side-splitting ‘Dinner’ theater

Photos by Randy Meyers | Amherst News-TimesMistresses and mischief dominate “Don’t Dress for Dinner,” a Workshop Players farce of Ca...

May 1st, 2017 |  


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. |  


OPINION


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Cookies from cake mixes

Cookies from cake mixes

I have a some recipes for making cookies from cake mixes — I’ll put some in this column for you to try. I’m going to make turtle coo...

May 21st, 2018 |  


You have to consider lost opportunities

You have to consider lost opportunities

Opportunity cost is largely a business term describing the impact of a decision to produce one product over another or invest in one company over anot...

May 16th, 2018 |  


In the mood for some apples?

In the mood for some apples?

I wonder how many of us read labels when we are grocery shopping. They tell you how many servings are in it and the calories. One can of anything woul...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Glasses gone, contacts are in

Glasses gone, contacts are in

Everyone’s heard of social drinkers. Well, Mary Ann and I have become social contact lens wearers. We’ve both had long histories with the ...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Pruitt doesn’t belong at the EPA

Pruitt doesn’t belong at the EPA

Despite promising to hire the best people, President Donald Trump’s administration has been a revolving door with Trump hiring them and then fir...

May 9th, 2018 |  


We can’t just give them needles… can we?

We can’t just give them needles… can we?

When I first learned what Allison Downing did for a living, I thought it was criminal: She helped dudes shoot up.I couldn’t believe it. Allison,...

May 7th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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Renovations, new jobs at Nordson

Mercy says it will merge with Bon Secour to form health care mega-company

Mercy Health intends to merge with a large Catholic not-for-profit that does business on the East Coast.The Lorain County health care provider, headqu...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


Airgas to open center on Cooper Foster

A vacant building on the Amherst-Lorain border will be transformed into a retail site for gases and welding equipment.Airgas USA plans to move into Lo...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Century-old Penton’s Farm Market closing

Century-old Penton’s Farm Market closing

A third generation of family ownership will be the last for Penton’s Farm Market, as the business prepares to permanently close its doors Feb. 7...

February 5th, 2018 |  


Newest Dollar General opens

A new Dollar General store is now open at 46505 Telegraph Rd. in Amherst Township, just east of the South Amherst village limits.The company has sched...

January 29th, 2018 |  


Gambish becomes partner in accounting firm

Gambish becomes partner in accounting firm

Photo by Laurie Hamame | Amherst News-TimesWith the snip of a ribbon, Kathryn Gambish was welcomed Dec. 13 as the new partner in a locally-owned and o...

December 14th, 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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA