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Follow the cupcake crumbs

Follow the cupcake crumbs

After licking the last bit of frosting from my fingers, my sweet tooth was cured — well, only for a little while. The only cure was more cupcake...

October 11th, 2018 updated: October 11th, 2018. |  


Farming lessons at fairgrounds

Farming lessons at fairgrounds

Where does food come from? Farming basics were displayed for area students Oct. 9 during the 20th Annual Food for America event at the Lorain County F...

October 11th, 2018 |  


Hospitals announce Lorain County trauma center

A trauma center will soon keep many victims injured in crashes and other emergencies right here in Lorain County.Mercy Health and the MetroHealth Syst...

October 10th, 2018 |  


FIRELANDS LEVY: Urgency felt as school costs mount

FIRELANDS LEVY: Urgency felt as school costs mount

“We’re living on a prayer here,” said Mike Von Gunten, who hopes that prayer will be answered by voters.The Firelands superintendent...

October 10th, 2018 |  


Issue 1 asks for treatment, less jail time

Do prisons really help rehabilitate criminals or are they just warehouses for society’s “undesirables”?That’s the question ask...

October 10th, 2018 |  


Manufacturers share industry knowledge at JVS

Manufacturers share industry knowledge at JVS

Local manufacturing professionals took part in two panel discussions Oct. 9 at the Lorain County JVS as part of National Manufacturing Month.“Ha...

October 10th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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FOOTBALL: Third loss in a row
VOLLEYBALL: Falcons sink Pirates

VOLLEYBALL: Falcons sink Pirates

Russ Gifford | Amherst News-TimesFirelands’ Taylor Kenska goes for the kill at Black River. The Falcons won 3-1, sinking the Pirates’ Seni...

October 11th, 2018 |  


GIRLS SOCCER: No! SWC crown denied

GIRLS SOCCER: No! SWC crown denied

Randy Meyers | Amherst News-TimesElley Vorhees of Amherst and Westlake’s Macy Sinreich race to a ball near the sideline during the second half o...

October 11th, 2018 |  


FOOTBALL: Firelands gets back above .500

FOOTBALL: Firelands gets back above .500

Photos by Russ Gifford | Lorain County Community NewspapersBlake Ruffner heads for the corner against Wellington on the way to a 35-7 Firelands victor...

October 9th, 2018 |  


COMETS BRIEFS

Girls Soccer• Credit where credit is due: Avon keeper Alaina Mihalek dogged Comets strikers for most of regulation, but Amherst’s Lexy Als...

October 8th, 2018 |  


Comets 2018 athletic hall-of-famers announced

The third class of Amherst Athletic Hall of Fame inductees has been announced by Steele High School athletic director Casey Wolf.It includes volleybal...

October 8th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Santa gets a makeover

Santa gets a makeover

Courtesy photoA local landmark, the Santa Claus statue at 1561 Cooper Foster Park Rd. has gotten a fresh coat of paint for the first time in years. Br...

July 27th, 2018 |  


Cycling advocates push for more pedal power

Cycling advocates push for more pedal power

At first, I was rather proud of myself.There I sat, on a bicycle for the first time in a dozen years or so, middle-aged and weighing a lot of pounds, ...

June 6th, 2018 updated: June 6th, 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 |  


After Parkland, two Lorain County moms are demanding action

After Parkland, two Lorain County moms are demanding action

Talking to her 13-year-old daughter about school shootings broke Pam Vandersommen’s heart.“She’s so young, and to teach her how to p...

March 30th, 2018 |  


SURVEY: Big slice of Lorain County’s population wrestles with gambling

About 28,254 Lorain County residents are problem gamblers or at risk of becoming so, according to an analysis released in late February.More than 24,0...

February 28th, 2018 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Sweda is for 28th Amendment

Issue 1: Don’t remove the carrot and stick

Issue 1: Don’t remove the carrot and stick

Proponents of Issue 1 believe that Ohio can solve substance addiction by essentially decriminalizing the possession of any drug of abuse of less that ...

October 11th, 2018 |  


Lundy is fiscally responsible

To the editor:Elected leaders who are responsible about our tax dollars are the ones I support. It’s the reason why I’m supporting Matt Lu...

October 10th, 2018 |  


Support our veterans

To the editor:Veterans in Lorain County are proud to have served their country and their community. It’s important that we support our veterans ...

October 10th, 2018 |  


Look what the land bank has done

To the editor:The county land bank is playing a major role in helping to improve Lorain’s neighborhood. When Matt Lundy was a state representati...

October 10th, 2018 |  


Lake Erie is a Lundy priority

To the editor:We are very fortunate to live in a county where we have access to Lake Erie. The lake is a valuable resource.It is good to know that com...

October 10th, 2018 |  


Support Firelands Schools’ bond issue

To the editor:Firelands Schools has a bond issue on the ballot to build a new high school. The proposal will provide our community with a new high sch...

October 8th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Santa gets a makeover

Santa gets a makeover

Courtesy photoA local landmark, the Santa Claus statue at 1561 Cooper Foster Park Rd. has gotten a fresh coat of paint for the first time in years. Br...

July 27th, 2018 |  


Like Lainey opens on Church St.

Like Lainey opens on Church St.

A gorgeous old Remington typewriter catches the eye when you walk into Like Lainey Salvaged Decor, 215 Church St.It sits atop a refinished desk set, s...

July 25th, 2018 |  


Puffer’s Boutique to open downtown

Puffer’s Boutique to open downtown

The grand opening date for Puffer’s Boutique and Floral is a special one — it falls on Friday, Aug. 3.That would have been the late Bernad...

July 20th, 2018 |  


Just the facts: Meijer plans unveiled

Just the facts: Meijer plans unveiled

Construction of a new Meijer store is on track to start next near on Cooper Foster Park Road on the Lorain-Amherst border.Lorain officials granted pro...

July 12th, 2018 |  


The cost of filling up can be painful

Are you frustrated by gas prices?Drivers are spending $69 per month more to fill up now than they did last summer, AAA estimates.That’s because ...

June 19th, 2018 |  


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