2021 Merch
Jun
17
2021

Articles About Glen Helen Association

  • Glen Helen seeks power plant demolition

    The News takes a closer look at the Glen Helen Association’s plans to demolish a now-shuttered power plant site and restore the area, the plant’s history and the current state of the former plant.

  • Glen Helen’s first six months

    Recalling the events of the past year in which the COVID-19 global pandemic almost forced the closure of the nature preserve deeply loved by the community, Executive Director Nick Boutis laid out the picture from a year ago.

  • Glen Helen reopens with new owner

    The tape came down and the trail signs went up this week at Glen Helen. After being closed since March, the Glen reopened to the public on Wednesday, Sept. 9.

  • Glen Helen now owned by Glen Helen Association; to reopen Sept. 9

    Rebecca Jaramilla, director of the Raptor Center at Glen Helen Nature Preserve, handled Velocity, a female peregrine falcon, during a raptor photography program at the center on Sunday, Feb. 24. (Photo by Luciana Lieff)

    The Glen Helen Association, or GHA, is the new owner of Glen Helen, the 1,000-acre nature preserve in Yellow Springs. Trails, parking and the Raptor Center will reopen on Wednesday, Sept. 9, with partial hours and new safety measures.

  • Furloughs, pay cuts at Antioch

    Antioch College has enacted sweeping furloughs, hour reductions and pay cuts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  • Whirlwind of a weekend

    Billed as the “all-schools musical,” “Scrooge!” lived up to its descriptor, featuring students — and teachers — from the entire Yellow Springs school district. It was one of numerous events that played to full audiences the weekend of Dec. 13–15. Pictured above are Julia Hoff as Mrs. Carstairs and Joseph Minde-Berman as Fezziwig. (Photo by Kathleen Galarza)

    The weekend of Dec. 13–15 was particularly laden with events.

  • A century of life — Toshiko Asakawa celebrates 100

    Toshiko Asakawa sits in the kitchen of her President Street home. On the wall behind her is a drawing done by one of her grandchildren, who is now an adult. On May 9, Asakawa will celebrate her 100th birthday. (Photo by Lauren “Chuck” Shows)

    On a recent Friday afternoon, Toshiko Asakawa sat at her kitchen table, eating a late breakfast of ham, eggs and toast. She refilled her cup of green tea from a small, cast iron pot. At 99 years old — just a few weeks shy of her 100th birthday — Asakawa lifted the teapot with ease.

  • It’s the electric ride

    Tim Benford of Oakwood led his group of electric vehicle enthusiasts in a “ride and drive” event at the Glen Helen Ecology Institute’s Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 27. (Photo By Megan Bachman)

    As part of the Glen Helen Ecology Institute’s Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 27, a few members of the 334-strong Drive Electric Dayton group showcased a variety of EV models.

  • A hike through the Glen’s Sutton Farm

    Last week, Nick Boutis led a public hike through the a 76-acre farm that Glen Helen Association purchased last year, detailing the group’s restoration plans. See more photos after the jump.

  • New bridge spans old dam

    A stately new bridge spans the dam in Glen Helen. Construction on the bridge was completed in December after nearly two years of hurdles and work. The bridge allows for easier hiking and harkens back to the Glen as it appeared more than 100 years ago. (Photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    A new bridge was recently constructed across the ruins of the old dam in the Glen, allowing for easier hiking and harkening back to the way things appeared more than 100 years ago.