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 |  


Demo starts at old Super K

Demo starts at old Super K

Photos by Jonathan Delozier | Amherst News-TimesDemolition has started at the former Super Kmart on the Amherst-Lorain border. Crashes could be heard ...

December 5th, 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 |