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Antioch University restructures; campus presidents fired

This week Antioch University announced it is restructuring its leadership; among the changes, the jobs of all campus presidents are being eliminated.

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Arts (archives)

  •   YSKP’s focus on feisty Alice

    A troupe of young actors recently rehearsed for this year’s YSKP summer production “Alice, Although.” The musical chronicles the life of socialite and influential political force Alice Roosevelt Longworth, the daughter of President Teddy Roosevelt. This year marks YSKP’s 22nd production, all of which have featured original stories and music. Front row, left to right, is Zoe Hamilton, Oskar Dennis, Kian Barker (standing), Miles Gilchrist. Next row is Ben McKee, Sophia Lawson, Violet Babb, Carina Basora, Luka Sage-Frabotta. Third row is Greer Faust and Lily Rainey. On the back platform is Izzana Speck-Almanzar and Zan Holtgrave. On the right platform is Camryn Strolger, Merida Kuder-Wexler, Hannah Hall. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)On a hot summer day last week, the Antioch Amphitheater was filled with kids singing and dancing in the midday sun; the day’s rehearsal was just getting started.

  •   World House Choir to welcome new members

    The World House Choir will welcome new members in advance of a new program to be debuted in September.The World House will welcome new singers on Monday, July 11, 7 p.m., in the Foundry Theater at Antioch College. The choir will debut a new program, "Come Sit at the Welcome Table," in September.

  •   Solid rhythm

    Shown above, from left, are local musician John Booth, his son Malik and Brian Maughan around “Play It,” a bronze casting by Maugham designed to portray the Booth family drummers and evoke other dynamic elements of life in Yellow Springs. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)Three bronze pieces created at the 2013 Bronze Sculpture Symposium by local sculptor Brian Maughan were unveiled during last Friday’s Art Stroll.

Village Schools (archives)

  •   Into the future

    The Yellow Springs High School Class of 2016 was honored at commencement ceremonies Thursday, May 26. (Photos by Aaron Zaremsky)The Yellow Springs High School Class of 2016 was honored at commencement ceremonies May 26, at the high school gym.

  •   YSHS Spanish teacher says, ‘adiós’

    Yellow Springs High School Spanish teacher Kathy Burkland is retiring this year, after 18 years at the school. (Photo by Carol Simmons)If she could, Kathryn Burkland would do without much of the public attention that has come with retiring this spring after 18 years of teaching Spanish at Yellow Springs High School.

  •   2016 Seniors speak in special News section

    THUMB_SchoolsMany years of hard work is coming to a close tonight at 7 p.m. at the high school. Just enough time to get their diplomas and celebrate with family and friends before they hit the ground running on to their next new adventure in life!

Economy (archives)

  •   Once more unto the streets…

    An unidentified daredevil takes a long walk during a street fair in 1988. The perspective would be welcome these days, as the event has grown significantly. (Photo by Irwin Inman, via Antiochiana)Love it or dread it, Street Fair is a Yellow Springs tradition. But newcomers to the village anticipating this Saturday’s arts, crafts, music, food and beer extravaganza might not realize just how humble and homegrown the tradition is.

  •   DMS ink honored for its growth

    DMS ink, which purchased the former Antioch Publishing facility in early winter, was recently honored for its fast growth rate. Pictured above is the company’s assistant manager of production, Tiffany Simpson, with the “intelligent inserter,” which folds, inserts, counts and prints materials all in one process. The company can print 60 million pieces of direct mail a month. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)DMS ink was recognized as one of the fastest growing Asian-American businesses.

  •   Learn to cook, eat local at workshop

    TLT will offer a workshop on cooking and eating local food on June 18.Tecumseh Land Trust will host a "Shop Local/Eat Local" workshop on Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m.–noon, at the TLT office, located at 4633 U.S. 68 in Yellow Springs.

Village Life (archives)

  •   T-ball’s constantly moving maelstrom

    THUMB_VillageLifeWe had so many kids show up for T-ball last Friday that I asked a mom-and-grandmom sitting on the bench with the kids to count.

  •   Pirates, Reds lead Minors, Majors

    SPORTS_thumbIt was a close call as the Tom’s Market Pirates barely escaped what would have been their first loss to remain atop the Minor League standings.

  •   Talk local food at potlucks

    Local food potlucks will be held on the last Sundays of June, July, August and September.On Sunday, June 26, the YS Local Food Group will hold the first of a series of local food potlucks, beginning at 2 p.m. in the basement of the United Methodist Church.

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Obituaries (archives)

  •   Catharine Morris Brinton Cary

    Catharine Morris Brinton CaryCatharine Morris Brinton Cary, mother, teacher and artist, died peacefully in the early morning of Tuesday, March 8, at Friends Care Community.

  •   Channing Pao

    Dr. Channing PaoDr. Channing Pao, former resident of Yellow Springs and Copeland Oaks, Sebring, Ohio, died peacefully in his sleep on May 24 in Jamesville, N.Y., just shy of his 97th birthday.

  •   Faith Patterson memorial set

    OBIT_thumbThe memorial service for Faith Patterson has been scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10, during Blues Fest.

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