Local News Bulletin

News briefs from the past week

Time for Track or Treat

The Oberlin College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and Oberlin City School District will hold the third annual Track or Treat event at the John W. Heisman indoor track today from 6–7:30 p.m. Varsity athletics teams are hosting various booths with games, activities and treats for families to enjoy in celebration of Halloween. Adults must accompany children under the age of 11.

Cast Your Vote Here

Registered voters have the opportunity to voice their opinions on three statewide ballot initiatives and City Council candidates on Election Day this Tuesday, Nov. 3. Issue 1 proposes creating a new committee to redraft voting districts throughout the state in an attempt to alleviate concerns over gerrymandering. Issue 2, which restricts monopolies, has the potential to halt the marijuana legalization initiative, Issue 3, if both are passed. Voters can cast their ballot at the polling place inside of Philips gym on 200 Woodland Street.

OCS Offers Accessible Bike Rentals

Oberlin Community Services is now renting out bikes to community members free of charge. The College’s Green EDGE Fund donated bikes, helmets and locks to OCS, helping to increase the accessibility of public transportation in Oberlin. City Council candidates expressed interest in prioritizing increased public transportation in Oberlin at a candidates’ meeting last Monday night.