SNOW EMERGENCY GUIDELINES

When the snow starts to really fly, safety forces turn their eyes to the skies.But they’re worrying about the roads and the hundreds of thousand...

December 13th, 2017 |  


No licenses awarded to pot farm ‘near Amherst’

Thirteen permits allowing large-scale pot farming have been awarded across Ohio — none of them in Lorain County.A Canadian company called Aphria...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Council: Food truck limitations extended into 2018

An almost complete ban on food trucks was extended into the summer as Amherst city council wrapped up its legislative year Monday.State lawmakers are ...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Two bid farewell at city hall

Two bid farewell at city hall

There was a sense of closure but also of reluctance in John Dietrich’s voice Monday as he said his goodbyes.“I’ve been here through ...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Students have their day in court

Students have their day in court

Witnesses were questioned and facts were uncovered Dec. 8 in this year’s Lorain County mock trial, with Comets from Amherst Junior High School m...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Using nature to solve problems

Swiss engineer George de Mestral’s dog was covered in burrs during a hunting trip in the Alps in 1941. Using a microscope, Mestral discovered th...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Shopping and giving wisely during the holidays

Traditional holiday giving means gifts for family and friends and contributions to causes close to the heart. Whether you’re purchasing presents...

December 11th, 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 |  


POLICE REPORTS

• Dec. 6 at 3:35 p.m.: Gary Dean, 21, of Doylestown, was arrested on a warrant through the Amherst police department for failure to appear in co...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Be more sustainable during the holidays

Used gift wrap, boxes, bows, and plastic packing will litter lots of floors this holiday season.Nobody wants to be wasteful. Republic Services has som...

December 8th, 2017 |