Serving Those with Addiction
Her husband was waiting for her when she came home.
He went upstairs to run a warm bath for her and help her get cleaned up. When he came back downstairs, he found his wife talking to her children in the kitchen, convincing them to give her the money in their piggy banks.
She told them that “Mommy needed the money to feel better.”
She was a heroin addict, suffering from dope sickness and desperate for another dose. And she was one of hundreds that live practically next door, and ...
Telemetry: Innovation in Pursuit of Perfection
Taylor Minor is the owner of Telemetry Coffee Roasters, previously known as Stony Creek. He has owned the business for eight years and outlines his vision for the future as well as the multiple reasons behind the name change. He also explains his reasoning for closing Neapolitan, an ice-cream shop adjacent to Telemetry, and turning it into a $40,000 laboratory. Minor is a fascinating, seemingly intelligent and quirky individual who compared himself to a nutty professor.
A Main Street Place to Find “Anything & Everything”
Outside of the store Anything & Everything are boxes of trinkets on tables with a grill and golf clubs sitting to the side. The collection looks more like a yard sale setup than a store display.
Upon entering the store, customers stop as they take in the view. The inside of the store looks like a cross between a carnival display and your grandfather’s attic.
Brian Larrabee opened his store, Anything & Everything, in March and sells a variety of items that are unique, antique or ...
Springfield Market: A Night Away from Campus
The Greater Springfield Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (CVB) hosted its first evening farmer’s market on Thursday, Aug. 25 for students and others in the community who may not be able to make it an evening farmer’s market.
The market sits adjacent to The Clark County Heritage Center downtown. It was held from 5-8 p.m. at the request of multiple vendors as an addition to the weekly farmers market on Saturday from 9 a.m to noon.
Camaren Sloan, events manager and Cedarville graduate, ...
SCOTUS to Review Immigration Programs
Immigration has been a highly discussed issue in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. The American Spanish-language television network Telemundo has hosted two presidential debates (one for Republicans and one for Democrats) in this election cycle that focused on the issue.
More specifically, there has been talk about two of President Barack Obama’s executive orders, which the Supreme Court will review this spring: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which was passed in 2012, and ...
Who’s at (De)fault Here?
Graduation day for college students may be filled with nerves, caps and gowns, but the hope of a bright future is not the only thing about which graduates worry.
The average 2016 college graduate will leave with some damage to his or her wallet, especially when considering that the average 2015 graduate left with $35,000 in student loan debt. The class of 2015 has the highest percentage of students, at 71 percent, to have taken out student loans to date.
However, for various reasons, not all ...
CU Nursing Students Live Out ‘Loving Your Neighbor’
A group of Cedarville nursing students last semester helped out the Springfield Promise Neighborhood Association (SPNA), which focuses on the academic and social success of youth in Springfield, Ohio.
Rachel Parrill, associate professor of nursing at Cedarville, took a team of six senior nursing students from the public health nursing class to the Springfield community in order to partner with SPNA's current work. The public health class requires students to develop an intervention program ...
The Neapolitan Closes Doors For Good
Cedarville ice cream store The Neapolitan closed its doors permanently this afternoon, Jan. 19, according to a Facebook post on The Neapolitan's official page.
"The time has come for us to close the Neapolitan," Taylor Minor, owner of The Neapolitan and Stoney Creek Roasters said in the post. "As we look towards the future of Stoney Creek Roasters we must begin to focus our efforts and expertise in a single direction. Thank you for your support and encouragement over the past 7 years. We ...
Little Town of Lights Turns 25
Christmas is rich in traditions, and for Cedarville, that tradition is the Little Town of Lights. Little Town of Lights will celebrate its 25th anniversary 5-8:30 p.m. Dec. 5. The event is hosted by the Cedarville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Some of the biggest Little Town of Lights traditions include a parade with Santa Claus and other local floats, a wreath auction and a tree-lighting ceremony. This year, Santa will ride in an 1886 refurbished sleigh in the parade. The wreath auction includes ...
Raising the Roof at the Indian Mounds
The Greene County Parks & Trails have been working to restore a cabin on Route 42 near the Indian Mounds Reserve in Cedarville since fundraising for the project began four years ago. The restored cabin, which is estimated to be about 200 years old, will be used for educational purposes.
Gretchen Rives, the public relations manager of Green County Parks & Trials, said the type of educational programs that will be held at the cabin will be similar to programs done previously.