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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. “T...

Main Street Station Gives a Home-Cooked Alternative to Cedarville Dining

Main Street Station, a restaurant located on South Main Street in Cedarville, may be known best for its home-cooked meals and community atmosphere. “There are no other home cooked meals in town whatsoever,” Dick Sleigh, current owner of the restaurant said. Main Street Station was started by Wilma Miller 17 years ago. Dick and Sena Sleigh are the second owners of the restaurant and have been managing the store for the last three years. “Owning a restaurant is a deep passion ...

Mom and Dad’s Builds Community for 25 Years

For Cedarville students, truckers and local residents, Mom and Dad’s Dairy Bar and Grill is a common hang-out spot. The restaurant is celebrating its 25th anniversary this October. From H&R to ‘Mom’ and ‘Dad’ The Holmes family bought the restaurant in 1990 after Bruce and Mary Holmes returned from the mission field in Australia, said Debbie Holmes, daughter of the founding couple and current owner of Mom and Dad’s. Previously, the restaurant was called H&R Dairy Bar ...

Strokes of Hope [Video]

Melinda Pinkerton, daughter of Cedarville University professor Mark Pinkerton, lives with hope while coping with NF2. The disease is destroying her physical body. But Mel's spiritual journey, which she shares through painting and blogging, has been inspirational to countless others. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIMxMtSjSpE

Addicted to Love

When Jill Kingston got a call to pick up a baby at the hospital just five hours after getting her foster parent license, she had no idea what was about to ensue. The baby had been withdrawing from heroin and was only three pounds. Within hours of bringing him home, he began vomiting violently and aspirating. Soon, he turned blue. Once the baby recovered from the episode, Kingston realized the baby was different than most – he had neonatal abstinence syndrome, also known as NAS. NAS is ...

Opening the Mic

Beans-N-Cream When Beans-N-Cream, a coffee shop in Cedarville, moved to its current location in 2008, manager Mindy Pergram and her husband, Tony (known as "The Barber of the 'Ville"), made sure music would be a part of the new location. “He’s always been into music,” said Pergram, referring to her husband. “When Beans moved to this spot, we said, ‘We have to have a stage.’” And so in the corner of the coffee shop, there’s a stage designed for performers to play in ...