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Old B Kitchen Closes Doors After 40 Years

Old B Kitchen Closes Doors After 40 Years

Jenna Gyimesi
May 5, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

A passerby can often find students sprawled across Old Barrows co-op’s front lawn with makeshift plates and homemade food on the days Oberlin’s erratic weather permits. But pizza night and special meals will soon be a thing of a past for this co-op’s members with the deteriorating kitchen shutt...

Council Mulls Bringing Medical Marijuana to Town

Council Mulls Bringing Medical Marijuana to Town

Jenna Gyimesi, Staff Writer
April 14, 2017
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

City Council is considering bringing the medical marijuana industry to Oberlin in hopes of revitalizing the local economy. Councilmembers in favor of a resolution allowing manufacturers and distributors to set up camp in town are hopeful that others will get on board with the proposal. A law passed in Colu...

City Resists State’s Income-Tax Collection

City Resists State’s Income-Tax Collection

Jenna Gyimesi
April 7, 2017
Filed under Community News, NEWS

City officials are staunchly resisting a recent proposal by Ohio Governor John Kasich that would give the state centralized control of each city’s business income tax. Local officials fear the program is a stepping-stone to state regulation of local matters, leading Oberlin City Council to pass a res...

Local Petitions Challenge REC Choice Fund Options

Jenna Gyimesi
March 31, 2017
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Local community members are pushing to overturn a recent initiative that would give city residents the option of donating revenue from renewable energy back to the city. A committee of city residents created two petitions that, if passed, would put the city’s Community Choice Fund back on next year’s...

Oberlin Project Ends Eight-Year Run

Oberlin Project Ends Eight-Year Run

Jenna Gyimesi
March 10, 2017
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

For eight years, the Oberlin Project has innovated green programs while endeavoring to stimulate economic activity in a collaborative effort between the College and city. In light of completing its many goals, the program will close its office this summer. The Oberlin Project was initiated, in part,...

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