Articles From March 2011

  • Old game of chess captures youth

    Check, mates!— Omar Durrani coached local chess enthusiasts on the smart moves at the Emporium last Sunday over a game between Amelie Maruyama, left, and Olivia Ling. Observing and trying so hard not to give away the answers were from left, Zenya Miyazaki, Jacob Woodburn, Eliana Ling and Kai Maruyama. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    At the Emporium last Sunday, a group of local youth gathered around several tables in the back to play the age-old game of chess. At one table, Eliana Ling slid her white pawn out to start the match, and Amelie Maruyama moved a black pawn to mirror her adversary across the checkered grid. Soon two […]

  • Village officers’ daily duty dangerous

    Naomi Penrod does her best to keep the duties of her job as a Yellow Springs Police officer in perspective. She keeps a photo of her daughter on her clipboard to remind her that while it is her job to keep the community safe, her goal at the end of every day is to get back home to her little girl.

  • BLOG — Get educated about school lunch

    Lauren Heaton

    While hopefully cafeterias are not the place where most of our children’s food experiences originate, the school lunchroom is a place where kids spend a regular, if brief, part of every weekday. What is it like for them to sit down together, and what do they eat?

  • Local band plays for food and funds

    CJ's proprietors Jim Zehner and Carl Moore before the dinner rush last Thursday.

    Yellow Springs band Mack and the Rockets will present a “rent party” on Friday, Jan. 21 at CJ’s Southern Cookin’ to benefit the restaurant.

  • Let freedom ring

    The reverend himself joins the citizens of Yellow Springs during the MLK Day march (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    The streets of Yellow Springs echoed with the sounds of the civil rights movement Monday morning. Admirers of Martin Luther King Jr. chanted “We Shall Overcome” as they marched through the streets; a jovial tribute to one of the most iconic and important figures in American history. Upon the crowd’s arrival at the Central Chapel […]

  • Winter weather does not deter war protestors

    The Saturday war protesters continue their weekly peace vigil.

  • Antioch Midwest to receive large donation

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    Antioch Midwest will receive $125,000 over five years from Greene Memorial Hospital and The Greene Foundation in support of its new certification program.

  • Tag those dogs for the new year

    Village Matters

    Greene County dogs must be registered by Jan. 31, 2011, to avoid a penalty of $15.

  • Jan. 13, 2011 Bulldog Sports Roundup

    After winning a home game against Jefferson last week, the Lady Bulldogs dropped two on the road, at Belmont last Saturday and at Troy Christian on Monday.

  • MLK Jr. day in Yellow Springs

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivers the 1965 commencement address at Antioch College. (Photo courtesy of Antiochiana/Antioch College Archives)

    In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday this Monday, Jan. 17, village offices, schools and the News will be closed.

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