Lawnmower death on Meadowview Lane

A 69-year-old Amherst man died April 18 in a tragic accident in his Meadowview Lane garage.Police found David Ernst trapped under a lawnmower, unconsc...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


POLICE REPORTS

• April 16 at 3:35 p.m.: A verbal altercation occurred at or near St. Joseph Church.• April 16 at 7:57 p.m.: Donte McGill, age and place o...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


We’re collecting notebooks and pens to be used at The LCADA Way by women striving to reclaim lives ruined by addiction.The Key is a women’...

April 20th, 2018 |  



Police: Know your rights with solicitors

With weather warming up, Amherst police are reminding residents about the rules on door-to-door solicitation.“While legitimate businesses often ...

April 20th, 2018 |  


What happens after graduation?

In just a few short weeks, hundreds of Amherst teens will march in green and gold to receive their diplomas.Commencement for the Marion L. Steele High...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Millions lined up for summer school renovations

Bulldozers are rolling on South Lake Street, but construction of the new Powers Elementary is far from the only major project this summer for the Amhe...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Teens: It feels good to give back

Teens: It feels good to give back

What started as a simple trip to deliver a check from a food drive became something much greater than expected.After students in the Lorain County JVS...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Homes going up fast this year

Homes going up fast this year

New housing permits are being taken out at a rapid clip, according to the Amherst building department.As of Friday, 21 had been pulled. That puts the ...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Powers construction springs forward

Powers construction springs forward

Sewer lines and storm drains are being installed at the site of the new Powers Elementary School this week.Herk Excavating of Vermilion has early prep...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Mercy medical center to open this fall

Mercy medical center to open this fall

A new 30,000-square foot Mercy Health medical center is expected to open this fall on Oak Point Road just north of the Lorain-Amherst border.It’...

April 16th, 2018 |