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  • Glen Helen’s pancake breakfast returns

    The Glen Helen Annual Pancake Breakfast is back for its 37th inauguration. The event, last held here in 2011, takes place on Saturday, March 8, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Outdoor Education Center. Participants are encouraged to park in the Corry Street lot and join one of the naturalist-led hikes to the OEC starting at Trailside Museum at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., and coming back at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. (Submitted photo by Brooke Bryan)

    Who can resist the thought of eating a pile of fluffy golden pancakes seated next to friends and neighbors as the spring sun streams through the window at our homey Outdoor Education Center?

  • Miami Township Fire-Rescue squad gets accredited

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue volunteers, from left, Joe Panuto, Anthony Cascio, Nick Miller-Jacobson and Cayden DeFusco are among the first EMT students to take classes at the department as an accredited training center. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Volunteerism may have dwindled over the past 50 years, but no where is it felt more seriously as a matter of life and death than in small town fire and EMS departments across the country. Miami Township Fire-Rescue is no exception.

  • Antioch College’s Miller Fellows boost local nonprofits

    Antioch College students Kelsey Pierson, left, and Khalil Nasar, far right, chopped wood with Glen Helen Nature Preserve Land Manager George Bieri, center, on a recent chilly afternoon in the Glen. Pierson and Nasar are two of 16 Antioch students working this year at local nonprofits as Miller Fellows. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The early careers of two Antioch College students were launched by their Miller Fellowships, during which they worked at local nonprofit organizations. In the program’s third year, 16 Antioch students are working 10 hours per week at one of 11 nonprofits.

  • Seek the fire-and-rescue life?

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue welcomes new volunteers with a desire to serve their community at times of critical need. Shown above are FF/EMT Jason Powell, left, and FF/EMT Jeremy Rea “rescuing” Dave Meister (trainee) during Ropes Rescue training. (Submitted Photo)

    Alex Wendt came to Miami Townsip Fire-Rescue to do something to serve the community and because he wanted to see what the life of a firefighter was about.

  • Volunteers work to restore Antioch

    Volunteers helping to restore Antioch College’s infrastructure have a new working base: the Maples fire station on Livermore Street, which once housed Antioch’s fire department and more recently was used for storage.

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