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Local News Bulletin

March 4, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Uncategorized

Annual Campaign to Fight Hunger Kicks Off On Feb. 29, the Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio launched its annual Harvest for Hunger Campaign. The food bank’s goal is to raise enough money and collect enough food to fund one million meals across Lorain, Erie, Crawford and Huron counti...

Oberlin Youth Council Tackles Accessibility, Transportation

Adam Gittin, News Editor
March 4, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

After 15 years of inactivity, the Oberlin Youth Council, a group working to bring civic-minded students of diverse backgrounds together to consider issues faced by the community, has reformed. These middle school, high school and college students take time out of the school week to meet at the public...

‘Guns Everywhere’ Bill to Allow Arms on Campuses

‘Guns Everywhere’ Bill to Allow Arms on Campuses

Kerensa Loadholt, News Editor
March 4, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The national debate over gun control has grown increasingly local since House Bill 48 passed through the Ohio House of Representatives last November. The city of Oberlin will demonstrate its opposition to the bill by presenting a resolution to City Council on Monday. “The city of Oberlin believes...

Carlyle Flower Shop Flourishes Under Morrison, Toss

Carlyle Flower Shop Flourishes Under Morrison, Toss

Vida Weisblaum, Managing Editor
March 4, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Lorraine Morrison loves kites. “They’re wonderful,” she says, a glimpse of amazement in her eye as she paints the air with her palms. The owner of Carlyle Flower Shop at 17 West College Street knew just what would add character to her store, even if former owner Grace Harlow disapproved of her...

Feature Photo: City, Library, Renewal Levies on March 15 Ballot

Feature Photo: City, Library, Renewal Levies on March 15 Ballot

Adam Gittin, News Editor
March 4, 2016
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS

With Super Tuesday come and gone, it’s time for Ohioans to turn toward their own state’s primary on March 15. In addition to the presidential candidates, several levies will be on the ballot for renewal. The League of Women Voters of the Oberlin Area, a non-partisan voter mobilization organization,...

Black Hole Collision Confirms Last Piece of Einstein’s Puzzle

Black Hole Collision Confirms Last Piece of Einstein’s Puzzle

Adam Gittin, News Editor
February 26, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

A team of scientists announced earlier this month that they had detected gravitational waves, tiny ripples in spacetime, caused by the collision of two black holes more than a billion lightyears away from Earth. The discovery, which many researchers hailed as one of the most significant in a century,...

Local Planned Parenthood to Remain Active After Budget Cuts

Harrison Wollman
February 26, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS

Ohio Governor John Kasich recently signed a bill to cut funding for Ohio’s Planned Parenthood Clinics. House Bill 294 prevents the state from funding health organizations that perform or promote abortions. This action will block about $1.3 million in grants that Planned Parenthood would normally receive...

Local News Bulletin

February 26, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Uncategorized

Youth Council Resurgence After almost 15 years of inactivity, Oberlin City’s Youth Council has reformed. The group provides a platform for youth, including College students, to address the issues that they recognize in Oberlin. The Council has two clearly defined goals: to increase acces...

GovHR to Take Control of City Manager Search

Vergil Demery
February 26, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS

Oberlin City Council agreed last week to hire GovHR USA to assist in its search for a permanent city manager. GovHR, a corporate firm based in Northbrook, IL, was chosen over three other applicants to help vet candidates for the position. City Council Member Kelley Singleton cited GovHR’s experience...

Marijuana Legislation Takes New Direction

Marijuana Legislation Takes New Direction

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
February 26, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Last week, Legalize Ohio 2016 announced that it was suspending its efforts to collect petition signatures for an amendment to legalize and regulate marijuana use for recreational and medical purposes. Instead, the group is reorganizing to join efforts by the Marijuana Policy Project — the largest organization...

Shift Project to Open Office Space Downtown

Shift Project to Open Office Space Downtown

Vergil Demery
February 26, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS

The Oberlin Project will open its most recent endeavor, the Shift Project, on Feb. 22. Set to run until March 18, it will support local entrepreneurship by offering students and community members a working space. The Shift Project is a follow-up to SEED Ventures. Both were conceived at LaunchU, Oberlin...

Board of Education Agrees to Contract Locally

Kerensa Loadholt, News editor
February 19, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Though still lacking the go-ahead to officially pursue construction, Oberlin City Schools has taken another step toward building a new elementary school. Oberlin City Schools Board of Education officials recently entered an agreement with the Oberlin Community Benefits Coalition to hire locally for the...

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