Moody’s looks favorably on Amherst Schools’ rating

Moody’s looks favorably on Amherst Schools’ rating

On the cusp of a $700,000 downgrade, Amherst Schools officials are confident they’ll keep their AA2 credit rating with Moody’s.School boar...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Quarry construction bid is back on as IRG moves on homes, hotel

Quarry construction bid is back on as IRG moves on homes, hotel

The Great Recession killed plans in 2008 to build million-dollar homes at the former Cleveland Quarries property south of Amherst.Now Industrial Realt...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Wilhelm to get Amherst fire chief promotion

Wilhelm to get Amherst fire chief promotion

Jim Wilhelm spent his childhood climbing on Amherst fire engines and watching his father put out blazes.Inspired by what he saw as a youth, he donned ...

April 18th, 2017 |  


State of the Schools: Amherst super asks for patience amid big changes

State of the Schools: Amherst super asks for patience amid big changes

Steve Sayers is looking for a little bit of patience.The next few years will require it, he said Tuesday during a State of the Amherst Schools address...

April 5th, 2017 |  


109 homes to be built near Mercy rec center off Cooper Foster

109 homes to be built near Mercy rec center off Cooper Foster

A private subdivision could fill out 20 acres of a panhandle on Amherst’s northern border with Lorain, bringing 109 new homes in the next three ...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Former Amherst mayor John Jaworski dies, age 91

Former Amherst mayor John Jaworski dies, age 91

John Jaworski Jr., who served as mayor from 1984 to 1995 and helped shape Amherst politics for a half-century, died Saturday.He was 91 years old.̶...

March 28th, 2017 updated: March 28th, 2017. |  


While under investigation, Amherst fire chief Greg Knoll quits

While under investigation, Amherst fire chief Greg Knoll quits

Fire chief Greg Knoll has stepped down in the midst of an investigation into whether he misused taxpayer-purchased gas.The probe began two week ago wh...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Firelands forum: It’s a scary world out there for students

Firelands forum: It’s a scary world out there for students

Good intentions — a legal prescription — started Patrick Simmons down the hellish seven-year road of addiction.“I was buying the pil...

March 27th, 2017 updated: March 27th, 2017. |  


Gibson leaves Columbia for AJHS

Gibson leaves Columbia for AJHS

Andrew Gibson has been hired to replace Ryan Coleman as principal of Amherst Junior High School.Hailing from the Columbia Schools in eastern Lorain Co...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Shock as Purple Heart recipient gets $8,100 demand from VA

Shock as Purple Heart recipient gets $8,100 demand from VA

Richard Crawford is mad as hell.The Purple Heart recipient has post-traumatic stress disorder and wrestles with anger every day, sometimes breaking di...

March 17th, 2017 |