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Feature Story PATHWAYS SPRINGFIELD HIGHSCHOOL

Broadening horizons in a big way at Springfield High School

Equitable access to gainful education at Springfield High School available through Pathways Program. 

Feature Story Springfield Summer Arts Festiva

Summer Arts Festival brings a community together

The 2024 Springfield Summer Arts Festival offers a wide range of performances promising fun for the whole family.

Longform Tornado Damage

Volunteers needed to assist with clean-up efforts after February tornado in Clark County

The Clark County Long Term  Recovery Committee is seeking both individuals and groups of volunteers to assist with debris cleanup.

Longform Wittenberg graduation ceremony 2024

Wittenberg celebrates 281 graduates in class of 2024 at 174th commencement exercises

The 281 members of the Wittenberg University class of 2024 were honored during the University's 174th Commencement Exercises, May 11.

Partner Content Conscious Connect P3 infrastructure

People, Parks, Power: Patrons say accessibility, amenities, programs, safety are important to them

Many respondents to a recent P3 survey focusing on park accessibility, amenities, programming and safety also said that different or improved amenities would convince them to use nearby parks more often. Increased safety, as well as access or proximity, was important to many, too.

Longform Jefferson Street Oasis gets rotary grant

A veggie garden oasis in Springfield gets Rotary funding to help it grow

The Jefferson Street Oasis is about 4.85 acres and has about 100 plots for the public to adopt and tend. Community members to cultivate their own garden plots for produce and educational purposes. The Rotary is helping it grow.

Feature Story Clark state Commencement 2024

During recent commencement, Clark State celebrates 536 graduates

On May 11, Clark State College celebrated the accomplishments of 536 graduates in two Commencement ceremonies. 

Feature Story otterlist

An otterly fascinating returnWildlife management's efforts to reintroduce river otters to Ohio proves successful in region

"They’re really kind of a wildlife management success story."

Feature Story Business support

Springfield City School District recognizes four local businesses for supporting students

Resume workshops, participating in the high school job fair, and organizing career tables during student lunches — a number of local businesses that make these activities possible recently were recognized for their work in the schools.

Feature Story Hi Hat Soccial

Asian-American cuisine, craft cocktails, and Count Basie: Hi-Hat Social will have it all

“Downtown Springfield is in a resurgence phase, and we’re here to share fresh ideas with all our friends,” says Andrew Lazear, of Hi-Hat, a new restaurant that will feature  contemporary Asian-American cuisine, classic craft cocktails, notable music and a listening lounge in downtown Springfield.

Feature Story Mock trial

Mock trial team from Springfield High School places in top 10 at nationals

The Springfield High School Mock Trial Team is closing out the school year with the team’s best performance in school history.

Feature Story swanlist

Ohio celebrates the remarkable return of trumpeter swansBiggest Week in American Birding continues

The trumpeter swan is one of many things to celebrate in the coming weeks when it comes to birds, wildlife officials say.

Longform Ferncliff Fence

The Ferncliff Fence has 4,800 Facebook Friends. ‘Some fences have just got it,’ the fence says.

In an exclusive interview, The Hub Springfield talks with the Ferncliff Fence about its wandering ways, witty social media posts about the area's brightest spots, and all those followers. 

Feature Story Springfield IndieCraft

Springfield’s IndieCraft is back with deep lineup and an additional venue

“To my mind, this is the best and deepest lineup we’ve ever had,” says Chris Schutte, vice president of destination marketing and communications for the Greater Springfield Partnership. He's talking about IndieCraft 2024, coming up May 24-25 downtown. 

Feature Story Springfield Woman’s Partnership Fund

Extraordinary Women event honors Clark County’s influential women, raises money to empower others

The Women’s Partnership Fund strives to improve the quality of life for women of all ages in the region by supporting established organizations with various missions to help women. 

Longform Springfield Museum of Art hosts preschoolers

Artful Play: Springfield Museum of Art program teaches preschoolers the fun of creativity

The Artful Play program at the Springfield Museum of Art welcomes about 150 individual preschoolers to the museum for a series of repeat visits each school year. The visits often mark a child’s first time visiting an art museum.

Longform Springfield Schools Earth Day

Springfield City School District high school, elementary students observe Earth Day through service

Two groups of Springfield City School District students who observed Earth Day, April 22, by participating in community beautification projects at their respective schools. 

Partner Content mbk-davey-moore-list

Funding can only go so far when it comes to improving local parks. That makes for tough decisions.People, Parks, Power

Funds dedicated to local parks are earmarked for specific purposes, making them in short supply for many projects desired by residents and community groups.

Longform Drones in Springfield Schools

Reaching new heights: Local students learn valuable lessons from School of Innovation drone classes

Springfield City School District’s School of Innovation is helping highschool students reach even higher heights in their education with drone classes. Unmanned aerial systems classes provide 10-12 graders with hands-on experience flying drones, and preparing them for a growing workforce.

Longform EMPTY BOWLS

Empty Bowls fundraiser helps fill the plates of Springfield area’s hungry

The community came together recently to raise more than $40,000 to conquer hunger locally, as part of the 29th annual Empty Bowl fundraiser.