NEWS


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 |  


POLICE REPORTS

• May 8 at 10:24 p.m.: A Milan Avenue resident said she believed someone tried to gain access to her apartment through a patio door.• May ...

May 14th, 2018 |  


Little signs symbolize a big difference

Little signs symbolize a big difference

One little thing can make a really big difference, said Alexei Given.A ninth-grader from Amherst, he and Lorain County JVS career readiness classmates...

May 14th, 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
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 |  


Moms spend 40 years on the trail

Moms spend 40 years on the trail

What’s the nicest thing you can give a working wife with children on Mother’s Day? Answer: a week off, a week away from alarm clocks, cook...

May 4th, 2018 |  


The law of riding a bicycle in Ohio

The law of riding a bicycle in Ohio

National Bike Month is a celebration of bicycling held every year in May. Established in 1956, the designation encourages people to get on their bicyc...

May 2nd, 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