The Oberlin Review

City Council members approve the 2017 budget Monday. Budget plans include the addition of six parking spaces on East College Street across the street from India Garden, Slow Train and Infinite Monkey.

Council Adds Parking Spots in 2017 Budget

December 9, 2016

City Council passed its 2017 budget at its meeting Monday evening, outlining which public works projects the city hopes to undertake. Monday’s meeting was a quick formality to pass the final budget, but the council and various municipal city workers spent around 10 hours over two meetings last week to create a final draft. In recent years, the priciest and most involved projects have been rebuilding roads. This budget cycle, the council targeted East College Street, which has been litte...

News Brief: Gateway Center Opening Postponed

News Brief: Gateway Center Opening Postponed

April 8, 2016

The $35 million Peter B. Louis Gateway Convention Center opening date has been postponed yet again as it continues to undergo construction. The Hotel at Oberlin, as it will be known, has been the topic of much debate between the city and the College due to several permit issues that have twice pushed back the original opening date, which was supposed to be in January. An excavation permit for concrete pouring and an occupancy permit are still needed before the hotel is allowed to open. The College...

Local News Bulletin

September 25, 2015

News briefs from the past week Career Center Names Interim Director The Career Center named Gayle Boyer its interim director on Tuesday following former director Richard Berman’s departure. Boyer came in as the Center’s department technician in 2011 before taking on the role of operations manager in 2012. While the search for a permanent director continues, Boyer will manage daily operations and help maintain the Oberlin Business Scholars and Alumni-Student Mentoring programs. She will also act as an advisor for students interested in pursuing careers in law. Police Chief Announces Structural Changes Oberlin City Council unanimously approved Police Chief Juan Torres’ plan to restructure certain aspects of the Oberlin ...

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