NEWS


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OSU: Steele alumna among the injured in attack
Official results: Clinton won LC, barely

Official results: Clinton won LC, barely

There’s a little less red in the political pigment of Lorain County than was showing on Election Night.It turns out Hillary Clinton won here, if...

November 29th, 2016 |  


‘O-H-I-O,’ council offers after OSU attack

A somber call-and-response of “O-H-I-O” closed Amherst city council’s meeting Monday.It came about nine hours after transfer student...

November 29th, 2016 |  


12-year tax deal paves way for Central School rehab

12-year tax deal paves way for Central School rehab

A historic preservation zone designed to provide tax breaks for renovation of Central School was created Monday with a unanimous Amherst city council ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Fire levy renewal to go on May ballot

Fire levy renewal to go on May ballot

Keeping Amherst’s firefighting fleet in shape is an expensive proposition, one that’s expected to go before voters in the form of a one-mi...

November 28th, 2016 |  


OPERS gaffe ends with $123K settlement

OPERS gaffe ends with $123K settlement

A big chunk of change — a little more than $123,000 — has been cannibalized from various Amherst accounts to pay city workers whose pensio...

November 28th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Hill shines at state meet

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY: Postseason ends at Boardman, Johnson is top finisher

The Amherst girls cross country team finished 17th of 25 teams Saturday in the regional meet at Boardman High School.The Comets missed one of the cove...

November 1st, 2016 |  


FOOTBALL: Lakewood defeat marks 3-7 season turn-around

FOOTBALL: Lakewood defeat marks 3-7 season turn-around

The Comets started 2016 trying to put the legacy of a winless season to bed.They ended their fall run on a 3-7 record, capped Friday by a 37-14 Senior...

November 1st, 2016 |  


Shutout ends boys’ soccer season at sectional finals

And so it has come to an end.Wiped out 3-0 by Strongsville on Saturday night, the Amherst boys’ soccer postseason run wrapped in the sectional f...

October 25th, 2016 |  


FOOTBALL: Smiths, Scagliozzo put on a good show

Forget keeping up with the Joneses — Friday night it was all about the power of the Smiths.Senior Jeremy Smith had touchdowns one and two to put...

October 25th, 2016 |  


Johnson 10th for Comets, who continue regionals tradition

Tradition is a powerful thing, and the Amherst girls cross country team used that to its advantage Saturday, finishing third in the district meet at L...

October 24th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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What are you thankful for?
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It’s unanimous: Great Lakes Church votes to move
Central’sstrangebut truehistory

Central’sstrangebut truehistory

Fires have played a crucial role in Central School’s history — and did you know the largest was caused by poop?It’s strange but true...

August 22nd, 2016 updated: August 24th, 2016. |  


Workshop produces ‘Star-Spangled’ Neil Simon show

Workshop produces ‘Star-Spangled’ Neil Simon show

Photos by Joseph Colon | Amherst News-Times“The Star-Spangled Girl” was brought to the Workshop Players Theater stage in June with directi...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Flea market founder celebrates 100th birthday

Flea market founder celebrates 100th birthday

If you’re a treasure-seeker, Jamie’s Flea Market in South Amherst is the X that marks the spot.It’s a trove of crafts, rare books, c...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


CORRECTION

Auditions for “Dearly Beloved” by the Workshop Players will be held June 13 and 14. Due to incorrect information submitted to the News-Tim...

May 9th, 2016 |  


ENGAGEMENT: Melanie Offineer and Adam Schaffer

ENGAGEMENT: Melanie Offineer and Adam Schaffer

Melanie Offineer and Adam Schaffer, both of Dayton, have announced their engagement.The bride-elect is the daughter of Martin and Nita Offineer of Amh...

April 21st, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Aries, the Ram, rides high
Memories of Christmases past

Memories of Christmases past

It’s snowing as I write this, but only on and off. What do we expect? It’s that time of the year — time to snuggle up in a warm blan...

November 28th, 2016 |  


This isn’t political discourse, this is rage-sharing

This isn’t political discourse, this is rage-sharing

Some backlash against Oberlin, where 90 percent of voters sided with Hillary Clinton on Election Day, was expected.I left our newsroom a couple of hou...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Trump could be transformational

To the editor:President-elect Trump was an unstoppable juggernaut, though Hillary Clinton got almost two million more votes than he. Trump will be in ...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Let’s make holiday comfort food

Let’s make holiday comfort food

I have been asked by a lovely lady for a cream puff recipe and I’ve found three different ones for her to try. One even comes with a custard fil...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Working to deliver results

Working to deliver results

The campaign season is finally over. It was spirited this year and the ads were nonstop. And most of us probably won’t miss it.I’m gratefu...

November 21st, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Cawthon coaches merchants against thefts, robberies
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Silver shovels come out as Amherst Manor expands
Super Kmart signs down, doors closed

Super Kmart signs down, doors closed

Regular sales halted over the weekend at our local Super Kmart as the business prepares to lock up its doors.Giant corporate signs have been removed f...

September 20th, 2016 |  


The last days of Kmart

The last days of Kmart

It’s among the last remaining open in Northeast Ohio, but the end is rapidly approaching for Super Kmart on Cooper Foster Park Road.With about a...

August 12th, 2016 updated: August 12th, 2016. |  


Cork’s and Stubby’s closes, owner faces felony rape trial

Cork’s and Stubby’s closes, owner faces felony rape trial

Signs hanging on the doors say Cork’s and Stubby’s has closed.They appeared Monday as would-be customers found the popular downtown restau...

August 8th, 2016 updated: August 8th, 2016. |  


Four are ‘Growing Abilities’ at Cleveland Clinic

Four are ‘Growing Abilities’ at Cleveland Clinic

During their summer break, four Amherst students are honing their job skills through a program at the Cleveland Clinic.If you ask Gabe Bullock, John S...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Fairway to open mortgage office on Rt. 58

A Fairway Independent Mortgage office will open this month in Amherst.The company is planning a soft opening soon at 315 North Leavitt Rd., next to Fi...

July 13th, 2016 |  


Have fun… but know your fireworks rules

There’s the old joke: Independence Day is the holiday when we show how much we love our country by blowing up a small part of it.No doubt firewo...

June 24th, 2016 |  


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