Amherst v. Oberlin students in mock court case

Amherst v. Oberlin students in mock court case

“Objection!”Playing lawyers, jurors, witnesses, and bailiff, more than 300 students took part Tuesday in the Educational Service Center of...

December 16th, 2015 |  


The Rev. Michael Denk crafts prayer medals to help those in need

The Rev. Michael Denk crafts prayer medals to help those in need

A handcrafted prayer medal is bringing comfort and peace to local Catholic parishioners.The Rev. Michael Denk of St. Joesph Parish created the Holy Fa...

December 15th, 2015 updated: December 16th, 2015. |  


SPECIAL REPORT: Hunger problem hits home

SPECIAL REPORT: Hunger problem hits home

This is not a list to make Ohio proud — the state now ranks third nationally for very low food security.The hunger problem is out of control, sa...

December 3rd, 2015 updated: December 3rd, 2015. |  


Amherst and Oberlin sixth-graders prepare for mock trials

Amherst and Oberlin sixth-graders prepare for mock trials

Real-life attorneys are busy preparing students for the Educational Service Center of Lorain County’s annual mock trial Dec. 15.Joseph Falbo spo...

November 25th, 2015 |  


Lorain County JVS board memebers seek RFQ for second floor expansion

Five additional classrooms may be built on the second floor of the Lorain County JVS.The vocational school’s board of education has approved a m...

November 23rd, 2015 |  


After Black Friday, small businesses want your help

After Black Friday, small businesses want your help

Going shopping after Thanksgiving?Keep your dollars local by spending close to home on Small Business Saturday, say advocates for shops in Amherst, Ob...

November 23rd, 2015 |  


SPECIAL REPORT: Lorain County detective takes heroin warnings to radio forum

SPECIAL REPORT: Lorain County detective takes heroin warnings to radio forum

It’s everywhere.That was the consensus on heroin Tuesday afternoon during a town hall meeting in Independence hosted by radio station WTAM-1100&...

November 12th, 2015 |  


ENGAGEMENT: Rachel Elsner and Charles Miller

ENGAGEMENT: Rachel Elsner and Charles Miller

Jim and Sue Elsner of Lititz, Pa., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Mae Elsner, to Charles Dwight Miller, son of Roger and Jenn...

November 9th, 2015 |  


Students reveal their skills at Lorain County Art Show

Students reveal their skills at Lorain County Art Show

Photos by Valerie Urbanik | Civitas MediaNearly 130 art pieces were entered into the 32nd Annual Lorain County High School Art Exhibit this month. Ten...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Lorain County sheriff Phil Stammitti to seek reelection in 2016

Lorain County sheriff Phil Stammitti to seek reelection in 2016

The primary election may not be until March, but Lorain County sheriff Phil Stammitti has already filed to seek reelection.“I still love my job,...

November 3rd, 2015 |