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Medical experts: Take precautions in extreme heat

Summer heat is no joke. The Ohio Department of Health is urging people to take precautions to prevent potentially dangerous heat-related illnesses, in...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Group helps families grieving miscarriages

The Brittons know firsthand how devastating and lonely the experience of miscarriage can be.That’s why they founded Olie’s Footprints, a n...

June 14th, 2018 |  


PHOTOS: Walkin’, talkin’, and singin’ on Wednesdays

PHOTOS: Walkin’, talkin’, and singin’ on Wednesdays

Photos by Jason Hawk | Amherst News-TimesA farmers market anchored the summer season’s first Walkin’ on Wednesdays event June 13 in the ci...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Scammers don’t take summer break

Home improvement and travel-related schemes are among the summer scams prompting a warning from the Ohio attorney general’s office.“Scams ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Paint a rock, hide a rock

Paint a rock, hide a rock

Photos by Jonathan Delozier | Amherst News-TimesKids shared creativity and positive messages June 7 in the form of rock painting at the Amherst Public...

June 11th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Onward to districts for Comets track stars

Ranking second place, the Comets boys and girls track teams competed Friday in the district championship finals.These top-four athletes have qualified...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


First-seeded Comets are hot

With a 24-4 record, the Comets are ranked first in the Division I state baseball tournament.The Steele boys ran up a 4-1 win over Olmsted Falls on May...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


SOFTBALL: Postseason run ends in 5-0 loss

SOFTBALL: Postseason run ends in 5-0 loss

Photos by Russ Gifford | Amherst News-TimesThe Firelands Falcons fell 5-0 to the first-ranked Keystone Wildcats on May 17 in the district semi-finals ...

May 18th, 2018 |  


COMETS BRIEFS

Varsity Baseball• An early Jacob Lezon home run helped Amherst to a 4-1 victory over Keystone on May 10.RBIs came from Lezon, Kyle Mantin, Kyle ...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Steele athletes take a victory lap

Steele athletes take a victory lap

Jonathan Delozier | Amherst News-TimesTwenty-four Amherst Steele students were recognized May 10 for signing on to continue their athletic careers in ...

May 15th, 2018 |  


LIFE


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Cycling advocates push for more pedal power

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 |  


Ban books? Not at our library

Ban books? Not at our library

What do “The Great Gatsby,” “Captain Underpants” and “The Lorax” have in common? They’ve all been banned fro...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Workshop provides side-splitting ‘Dinner’ theater

Workshop provides side-splitting ‘Dinner’ theater

Photos by Randy Meyers | Amherst News-TimesMistresses and mischief dominate “Don’t Dress for Dinner,” a Workshop Players farce of Ca...

May 1st, 2017 |  


Maple syrup season runs deep in Lorain County, warmer weather alters usual timeline

Maple syrup season runs deep in Lorain County, warmer weather alters usual timeline

Maple syrup season usually encompasses the month of March, but warmer temperatures this year moved up that timeline for manufacturers in Lorain County...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Dinner theater: Help solve the murder of Alex Chapman

“Murder in 3-D” featuring “Easter Egg Mania: In Your Face” by Workshop Players Theater will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, March...

February 21st, 2017 |  


OPINION


Stars and Stripes ‘speak’ on Flag Day

Stars and Stripes ‘speak’ on Flag Day

I’ve been to the moon. I’ve been burned. But more often I’m honored.I’m your American flag.With 13 stars for colonies clamorin...

June 11th, 2018 |  


Cobbler and shortcake? Yes, please!

Cobbler and shortcake? Yes, please!

I’m on my porch swing writing this and drinking a cup of coffee; it has rained during the night but it’s not cold out.I’m fixing a t...

June 8th, 2018 |  


The two-party system is killing us

The two-party system is killing us

Individuals have a diversity of religious beliefs, moral values, and cultural traditions. Beliefs, values, and traditions affect opinions on areas of ...

June 7th, 2018 |  


ICE actions don’t reflect family values

To the editor:The current immigration enforcement debacles in Sandusky and the literal ripping of children from their parents’ arms have demonst...

June 7th, 2018 |  


Going fishing? Try these recipes

Going fishing? Try these recipes

I know a lot of people love to go fishing. My son Philip loves catfish. It’s a bit too soft for me — I like a nice, flaky fish like perch,...

June 5th, 2018 |  


Amazing birds need our protection

Amazing birds need our protection

One of the most fragile animal classes on the planet are migratory birds.These amazing birds maintain winter and breeding homes and travel thousands o...

May 30th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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Renovations, new jobs at Nordson
$500K set aside to convert old Golden Acres into an opioid treatment facility

$500K set aside to convert old Golden Acres into an opioid treatment facility

With the stroke of a pen, Ohio Gov. John Kasich put $2.6 billion in capital projects into motion Friday across the state.Included in that total was $6...

April 3rd, 2018 |  


Hundreds gather to celebrate 50 years of Penton motorcycles

Hundreds gather to celebrate 50 years of Penton motorcycles

John Penton is a small, compact man. His legend looms large, though.The Amherst icon was greeted Saturday by a standing ovation as fans gathered to ce...

March 12th, 2018 |  


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 |  


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