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.
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
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 ...
Making the Doughnut Rounds in Local Shops
Stan the Donut Man and Bill’s Donut Shop, both located within a short drive of Cedarville, provide delicious doughnuts to customers while bringing a family atmosphere to the forefront.
Stan the Donut Man
Stan the Donut Man was started about 50 years ago by a man named Stan. The current owner, Janet Foster, bought the shop about 15 years ago.
Currently, it is managed by Jodi Fryman and Shannon Winters, Foster’s two daughters.
The shop has been recognized as “the best in Greene ...
Campus Ministry, Cleaning for a Cause
A campus ministry enables students to help facilitate the care of women and families at a local women’s center.
The Miami Valley Women’s Center is a mission dedicated to offering God’s compassion and truth and affirming the lives and futures of women, families and their unborn children, said Tiffany Seifman, the MVWC’s executive director.
Cedarville senior Madison Bruning, who has worked at the center all four years at school, serves as the ministry leader. She said her focus at ...
Local Bookstores Offer A Variety of Wordy Treasures
In addition to corporate booksellers in the area, students can visit several locally owned bookstores in Yellow Springs and Fairborn. There, you'll find comics, new and used books, and even collectibles.
Dark Star Books
Dark Star Books is a used book store that’s been around Yellow Springs since the ’70s. At Dark Star, you’ll find used books and back-issue comics of all kinds.
This unique bookstore began with a large comic collection. As manager Kate Mooneyham said, it ...
Sweet Treats for a Small Town
Corner Bakery, located between Beans-N-Cream and Stoney Creek Roasters, offers a variety of sweet treats to the community three days a week. The bakery is open Thursday through Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The bakery’s treats includes cupcakes, muffins, scones, pecan rolls, mini pies, quiche, breads and sweet breads, focaccia, cinnamon rolls, chocolate croissants and much more. The bakery also serves donuts made by Stan the Donut man in Dayton, which are usually delivered daily.
Finals Week Stress Relievers
Have a lot of finals and final projects to work on? Or maybe you don’t and just have a lot of free time. Either way, take a break, grab some friends and check out these stress-relieving activities.
Christmas at the Pennsylvania House
Head over to the Pennsylvania House Museum in Springfield for a gorgeous holiday display. Built in 1839, the Pennsylvania House was a popular inn during its time. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 6, the museum will have its annual Christmas celebration. Visitors ...
The Cutting Edge of Hair Care
Cedarville township attracts many people looking to start their own business. Cedarville University provides the perfect customer base from August to May every year.
Megan Davis is one such entrepreneur. On June 1, 2010, she opened Cutting Edge of Cedarville, Ltd., a hair salon with a witty name.
The salon was originally located in Jamestown, Ohio.
However, Davis said, “There were just way too many salons there. It was time to go out on our own, and so we did.”
She chose Cedarvi...