Connie Flanigan Boase: Making a Difference

A Shaker Heights native, Connie Flanigan Boase graduated from Oberlin College in 1946 and returned to Oberlin in 1958 to raise her children. She taught in the elementary school and…

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Coping with Neck Pain

Let’s talk about that pain in your neck, literally. Neck pain is common and typically comes with age-related wear and tear and poor posture, especially when sitting at a desk.…

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Kendal Supports Oberlin Drama at Grafton

After 36 years in prison, newly released inmate, Jerome Thompson, says he is a changed man. Part of that change is thanks to a theatre program that promotes mutual respect…

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2019 Arbor Day Program

The John Bartram Arboretum at Kendal at Oberlin will host its 4th annual Arbor Day program on Wednesday, April 24, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on the Kendal Campus, 600 Kendal…

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Digital Minimalism: Should You Limit Your Screen Time?

We all know there are 52 weeks in a year, but what about this 52, courtesy of Deloitte’s Global Mobile Survey: Americans are viewing their smartphones on average 52 times…

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Imagining Oberlin: The Oberlin Community Land Trust

For more than a year, a dozen or so Oberlin community and business leaders, including Kendal at Oberlin, have been working on a plan to promote affordable housing as a…

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Kendal Resident to Receive Governor’s Award

Phyllis Gorfain, artistic director of an innovative theatre program for incarcerated men, is the winner of a 2019 Governor’s Award for the Arts in Ohio. Oberlin College Professor of English…

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Endowment Fund Benefits Kendal Arboretum and Community

The John Bartram Arboretum Endowment Fund was established by Kendal at Oberlin residents Anne and Jim Helm just about a year ago. The endowment fund of $10,000 is for the…

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From Foreign Service to International House

Recently Kendal at Oberlin resident, Gordon Evans, traveled to New York City at the invitation of Calvin Sims, current president of International House (IH). The invitation was for former president, Gordon…

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