Oxford Observer

Oxford to take over historic cemetery
Oxford to take over historic cemetery
By Jake Ruffer December 2, 2022

A piece of Oxford's history will change hands. On Nov. 30, the city of Oxford voted to  take over operation of the Oxford Cemetery,  a burial ground that has been privately operated for more than 150 years. SEE VIDEO STORY INSIDE

Renovations to transform the historic Alexander House at 22 N. College Ave. to a Christian coffee house have been delayed by problems locating a general contractor, church officials say.
Church cafe postpones renovations after change in contractors
By Sofia Totten December 2, 2022

The conversion of the Alexander House into a church-operated coffee house is delayed until a new contractor is found. Last year, RedLife, an extension of Calvary Church in Springfield, Ohio, bought the Alexander House at 22 N. College Ave. with the...

Miami education students help alleviate substitute teacher shortage in Talawanda Schools
By Patrick Geshan December 2, 2022

With substitute teachers in short supply in Southwest Ohio and within the Talawanda School District, Miami University undergraduate teaching students are finding work in local classrooms.  A handful of Miami students working on their bachelor’s...

Tree to Table owners Vilppu Anttila (left) and Ryan Murphy.
Telling stories through tables: Oxford company designs custom tables
By Enxun Zhu December 2, 2022

Tree to Table is a local furniture company in Oxford, which produces custom tables that can take as long as three months to build. The company was founded by Miami University student Vilppu Anttila and University of Cincinnati student Ryan Murphy in...

Talawanda student’s family files sexual abuse lawsuit
Talawanda student’s family files sexual abuse lawsuit
December 2, 2022
A screenshot from the video from Hillel’s security cameras were shared with Oxford Police.
Students plead guilty to Hillel property vandalism
December 2, 2022
Oxford resident left homeless after house fire
Oxford resident left homeless after house fire
December 2, 2022
Oxford PD respond to firearm accident, car thefts
Oxford PD respond to firearm accident, car thefts
December 2, 2022
Apple Farm Service to construct new addition
Apple Farm Service to construct new addition
December 2, 2022
Left Field Tavern gets three critical health violations
Left Field Tavern gets three critical health violations
December 2, 2022
Grant transforms Miami’s engineering curriculum
Grant transforms Miami’s engineering curriculum
December 2, 2022
MUPD responds to four fire alarms this week
MUPD responds to four fire alarms this week
December 2, 2022
Letter to the editor
Local labor leader calls for solidarity with train workers
December 2, 2022

Fellow workers, AFSCME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees) 209, the working class people that provide clean classrooms, warm food, sanitary toilets, beautiful grounds; the working class people that keep your heaters on, your phones charged, your sidewalks and streets free of snow and ice; the working class people that keep your dorms livable and your football stadium game...

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