NEWS


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OSU: Steele alumna among the injured in attack
Daycare molester sentenced to life

Daycare molester sentenced to life

Heather Koon will spend the rest of her life in a prison jumpsuit.The former daycare worker, 28, was sentenced Tuesday by judge James Miraldi to life ...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Hansing sentenced to a year in prison, released

The former owner of Cork’s and Stubby’s has been sentenced to 12 months in prison.David Hansing, 43, of Avon, was convicted of third-degre...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Christmas trees can outlast the season

Christmas trees can outlast the season

Christmas tree buyers are looking for spruces and firs that will last beyond the holiday season, some area lot owners say.Steve McCann, manager of the...

November 30th, 2016 |  


From the Brownies, with love: Candy, cookies, and cards go to overseas troops

From the Brownies, with love: Candy, cookies, and cards go to overseas troops

Eight-year-old Lilly Zilko figured she needed allowance money less than soldiers around the world needed some holiday cheer.So the Harris Elementary t...

November 30th, 2016 updated: November 30th, 2016. |  


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 |  


SPORTS


10:30 am |    
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?
10:18 am
Updated: 2:23 pm. |    
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


11:13 am |    
Aries, the Ram, rides high

Board leaders overjoyed to build new school

To the editor:As president and vice president of the Amherst board of education, thank you for choosing to invest in our collective future. Issue 21 p...

November 30th, 2016 |  


The four Trump tape possibilities

The four Trump tape possibilities

In my last column, I asked whether there was a tipping point for voters who supported Donald Trump. I remain flabbergasted that the “Access Holl...

November 28th, 2016 |  


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 |  


BUSINESS


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Updated: 10:02 am. |    
Cawthon coaches merchants against thefts, robberies
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Updated: 2:23 pm. |    
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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA