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POW/MIA chair unveiled in patriotic display at Comets football game

POW/MIA chair unveiled in patriotic display at Comets football game

Joe Horvath’s job as a member of the U.S. Army’s 82nd Medical Company in Vietnam was search and rescue.On Friday night, the 2017 Veteran o...

September 14th, 2018 |  


Who’s the biggest Comets fan?

Who’s the biggest Comets fan?

That’s the question we asked the student section at the Comets varsity football game versus Midview.Volunteers to jumped forward to share what t...

September 14th, 2018 |  


Petition seeks to zero local pot penalties

Taking the teeth out of marijuana-related convictions is the goal of one Amherst resident.John Horn has submitted a draft titled the “Sensible M...

September 14th, 2018 |  


Oberlin man indicted in 2017 crash

Oberlin man indicted in 2017 crash

An Oberlin man has been indicted in connection to a fatal car crash last year in Amherst Township.Delucas Lucas, 39, now faces a third-degree felony c...

September 14th, 2018 |  


Four Leaf Clovers 4-H Club year in review

Four Leaf Clovers 4-H Club year in review

The Four Leaf Clovers 4-H Club had a fabulous year filled with learning, hard-work, community services, and successes!It kicked off the year with busi...

September 12th, 2018 |  


9/11 ceremony asks for unity

9/11 ceremony asks for unity

Vocational students from across the county observed a moment of silence under a dark sky at 8:46 a.m. Tuesday, the exact time that American Airlines F...

September 11th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


PHOTOS: School spirit lifts the stadium

PHOTOS: School spirit lifts the stadium

Photos by Jason Hawk | Amherst News-TimesChants of “I believe that we will win” erupted from the student section at Friday’s varsity...

September 14th, 2018 |  


COMETS BRIEFS

Girls Soccer• A 2-2 draw against Olmsted Falls left the Comets tied with the Bulldogs for first place in the Southwestern Conference.Miracle sav...

September 13th, 2018 |  


COMETS BRIEFS

Boys Soccer• Early goals by Drew Biedenbach and Bradley Kirsch put Amherst up 2-0 at the half, but St. Edward came back for a 4-0 win.The Comets...

September 10th, 2018 |  


GIRLS SOCCER: Another Steele shutout performance

GIRLS SOCCER: Another Steele shutout performance

Photos by Russ Gifford | Amherst News-TimesAinsley Steele made five saves for her fifth straight shutout on Sept. 5 as the Comets girls soccer squad d...

September 6th, 2018 updated: September 6th, 2018. |  


BOYS SOCCER: Comets fall in clash with the Titans

The Comets boys’ first loss of the season was dished out Sept. 5 by Berea-Midpark in a battle between two of the top varsity soccer teams in the...

September 6th, 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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Lundy is about transparency

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But is it a sandwich?

He champions lakefront communities

To the editor:Our county is lucky to be a lakefront county. It is important to have a county commissioner who understands the importance of Lake Erie ...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Unification and peace for Korea

To the editor:Unification of South and North Korea has been pursued by South Korean president Moon Jae-in with cooperation of the North Korean leader...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Lundy is pro-worker

To the editor:The working families of Lorain County need leaders they can count on. One such leader is commissioner Matt Lundy.Lundy has been a voice ...

September 17th, 2018 |  


One-sentence editorials

One-sentence editorials

Sometimes a single sentence gets the point across.I enjoy writing columns as much as the next guy. It’s a chance to think about why we believe w...

September 17th, 2018 |  


Lundy takes pride in cooperation

To the editor:Most of us are tired of the fighting we see today among our leaders. I want to share that I have watched Matt Lundy over the years and h...

September 14th, 2018 |  


We can trust Lundy

To the editor:It is important to have people serving in our government that we can trust. Having observed and worked with Matt Lundy on community issu...

September 14th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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Santa gets a makeover
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 |  


AFD rating means insurance savings

An upgraded fire coverage rating is expected to spur “significant savings” on private insurance costs, according to Amherst fire chief Jim...

June 7th, 2018 |  


Medical pot site OK’d on Cooper Foster

A medical marijuana dispensary has been green-lit on the Lorain-Amherst border.The Ohio Board of Pharmacy awarded 56 dispensary licenses Monday, inclu...

June 5th, 2018 |  


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