Issue 1 seeks to strengthen victims’ rights

A push to strengthen crime victims’ rights will appear before our readers as Issue 1 on the Nov. 7 ballot.Marsy’s Law, as it is widely kno...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Time to talk with kids about suicide

It’s a truth no parent wants to contemplate: Many of our children think about taking their own lives.But it’s time for parents to ask thei...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Hachoo! Flu season begins in Ohio

The nasty season for fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, headache, chills, and fatigue is here.The flu is spreading across Ohio, and the state heal...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Green light for $2.26M upgrade at Steele

A $2.26 million contract with Bay Mechanical & Electrical was signed Monday in a deal that will put a new heating and cooling system in Amherst St...

October 17th, 2017 |  


POLICE REPORTS

• Oct. 11 at 4:40 p.m.: Police intervened in a family dispute involving a 17-year-old girl who had not taken medication.• Oct. 11 at 6:21 ...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Poet hopes her words provide comfort

Poet hopes her words provide comfort

Poet Liz Newman has always found comfort in the written word.It was from this love for words that she found her own voice.A 2009 Amherst Steele High S...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Silent witnesses stand vigil at Steele

Silent witnesses stand vigil at Steele

Jason Hawk | Amherst News-TimesThe Silent Witness exhibit stands in the main lobby of Steele High School, remembering the lives of 38 Lorain County wo...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Porch fire, boiler keep firefighters hopping

A porch fire was doused just after midnight Monday before it could spread to the inside of a Tenney Avenue home.A wrap-around porch was destroyed afte...

October 16th, 2017 |  


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 |