Latest Antioch Stories

2008-09-07 21:00:11

By Lee Filas lfilas@@dailyherald.com Communities along the swollen Fox and Des Plaines rivers are bracing for flooding and closely watching weather reports. How much flooding will depend on the overnight rainfall.

2008-09-01 21:00:33

By Contra Costa Times This week Opportunity Junction -- Job Training and Placement Program application sessions today through Sept. 4, 8-11 and 15-18. 12-week program begins Sept. 29. 3102 Delta Fair Blvd., Antioch. 925-776- 1133, www.opportunityjunction.org.

2008-09-01 21:00:25

By Corrinne Hess chess@@dailyherald.com Who would think an unfinished home in an Antioch subdivision left abandoned by a defunct builder would be a gold mine? Three enterprising crooks found the house in the Clublands subdivision was worth about $1,000 in stolen copper and other materials - at least until they were nabbed by police.

2008-08-30 09:00:36

By Denis Cuff It was one small flight for a butterfly, but one giant leap for a species. Butterfly No.

2008-08-28 21:00:29

By Hilary Costa Antioch bocce ball players have been left in the dark this week - - literally -- after thieves stole the copper wiring from the light fixtures that surround the courts at Chichibu Park.

2008-08-28 06:00:49

By Roni Gehlke Anyone who has ever seen a theater stage adaptation of "Peter Pan" and remembers the fun of watching Peter fly across the stage in his green felt costume as he battles fearsome pirates and Captain Hook, will want to relive that excitement by attending "Peter Pan and Wendy" this weekend at the Nick Rodriguez Community Center in downtown Antioch.

2008-08-27 12:01:10

By Rowena Coetsee Nearly one-third of Antioch teens are failing to graduate, according to recently published data from a new state tracking system.

2008-07-12 00:00:25

By JAMES HANNAH DAYTON, Ohio Former faculty at Antioch College, which is temporarily closing amid financial problems, plan to teach in coffee shops, bookstores and parks to keep alive the spirit of the private school known for its pioneering academic programs.

2008-07-03 15:00:34

By Lynn Hulsey Staff Writer DAYTON -- Graduating from college is an accomplishment, but it's likely sweeter to earn a degree while working, raising a family or both. On Sunday, June 29, Antioch University McGregor held its commencement for 269 graduates at the Schuster Center.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.