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Campaigns Vie for Lorain Votes

Campaigns Vie for Lorain Votes

Sydney Allen, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

As a battleground county in a swing state, Lorain County will play a critical role in the bitter struggle to decide the next president Nov. 8. Both the Republican and Democratic campaigns have headquarters downtown in the City of Lorain, in addition to a Hillary for Ohio base here in Oberli...

Lorain’s FireFish Spectacle Signals Restoration

Lorain’s FireFish Spectacle Signals Restoration

Julia Peterson, Production Editor
September 23
Filed under ARTS, Dance, Features, Literature & Poetry, Music, Recent Stories, Visual Art

A giant fish paraded through the center of town, floated down the river and set on fire barely scratches the surface of the display at the second annual FireFish festival, which took place last Saturday. The city of Lorain’s downtown and boardwalk areas were transformed into thoroughfares of public art...

Arts Festival Seeks to Revitalize Abandoned Spaces

Arts Festival Seeks to Revitalize Abandoned Spaces

Lillian White
September 4
Filed under ARTS, Features, Visual Art

Just up the road in Lorain, Ohio, a festival is heating up. On Sept. 26 from 4 to 10 p.m., the FireFish Festival will rock the lo­cal arts scene, bringing people together for an evening of food and drink, music and movement and, as the name might suggest, fire breathers. The venue? A stretch of empty...

Pipeline to Transport Gas through Oberlin

Pipeline to Transport Gas through Oberlin

Sarah Conner
November 14
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Spectra Energy has moved forward with its plan to build a 250-mile gas pipeline through Oberlin. Spectra, an S&P 500 company, plans on investing up to $1.5 billion into the NEXUS pipeline, which would span from upper Ohio to Ontario and deliver up to 2 billion cubic feet of gas to the Midwest an...

Oberlin Recycling Pickup Set to Return in October

Oberlin Recycling Pickup Set to Return in October

Sarah Chatta
September 12
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

The city of Oberlin estimates municipal recycling pickup services will resume by the middle of October, returning after last February’s garage fire destroyed all six of Oberlin’s garbage and recycling trucks, limiting recycling services to two dropoff centers. Members of the student-run Re...

Affordable Care Act Implemented in Lorain County

Madeline Peltz
February 28
Filed under Community News, NEWS

After Ohio’s Department of Medicaid and the Controlling Board granted Governor John Kasich’s request to use $2.56 billion of federal funding to expand Medicaid’s accessibility in Ohio, changes to the cost and structure of residential health care plans have became apparent in more remote residential...

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