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 |  



$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 |  


Renovations, new jobs at Nordson

Renovations, new jobs at Nordson

Ninety jobs — about 75 of them brand new positions — are coming to Amherst as a result of growth at the Nordson Corporation.The company wa...

March 9th, 2018 updated: March 9th, 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 |  


Newest Dollar General opens

A new Dollar General store is now open at 46505 Telegraph Rd. in Amherst Township, just east of the South Amherst village limits.The company has sched...

January 29th, 2018 |