Articles From March 2011

  • Young minds, bodies take to yoga in the schools

    This month local yoga instructors Jen Ater, above, top right, and Gail Lichtenfels launched a program to teach yoga in village public schools. Shown above are McKinney Middle School students at a yoga class this week. (Photo by Sehvilla Mann)

    A group of 19 students sits cross-legged on purple mats in Sarah Lowe’s classroom at McKinney Middle School; they’ll be spending the next 50 minutes practicing yoga.

  • ‘Tuna’ for laughs, to support theater

    Yellow Springs High School seniors Elliot Cromer, left, and Adam Zaremsky will present the two-person comedy Greater Tuna this Saturday, Feb. 26, at 8 p.m. in the Mills Lawn gym. The show is the students’ senior project, and proceeds will go to the high school theater program. (Photo by Kelsey Cundiff)

    Due to recent cuts in the school district budget, some students have chosen to use their senior projects as a way to give back to programs that have been important to them, and that now face decreased funding.

  • John Spariosu memorial

    An open house memorial celebration will be held in honor of John Spariosu on Saturday, March 12.

  • Marcella Binegar

    Marcella Binegar, formerly of London, died Saturday, Feb. 26, at Friends Care Center. She was 103.

  • Antioch admits first students

    James Russell is among the first four young people — two from Texas and two from Ohio — to be accepted by Antioch College during its early admissions process.

  • March 3, 2011 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Junior swimmers Erika Chick and Elizabeth Malone ended a season of winning swims and personal bests at the Division II Ohio High School Swimming Championships in Canton last Friday.

  • Bit of ‘Heaven’ right here, right now

    Donna Blackman, here with her dog Rosey, opened Heaven On Earth Emporium earlier this month. The store features a variety of new and antique products, such as ladies apparel, jewelry, chocolate and soap. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Heaven On Earth Emporium, the most recent retail store to open downtown, is filled with both the unique and the functional.

  • Mary E. Burris

    Mary E. Burris died Saturday, Feb. 19. She was 80

  • Life in India focus of Mills Lawn study

    Village resident Al Pana Sharma visited Mills Lawn School last week to share Indian clothing and culture. She is shown wrapping a sari around third grader Zoe Williams. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Students at Mills Lawn School have been studying Indian life and culture in preparation for this weekend’s all-school musical, Bollywood Jungle Book. The play will be shown this Saturday and Sunday at the Paul Robeson Cultural and Performing Arts Center on the Central State campus.

  • Boys basketball team faces tough loss in tournament

    Tyler Bruntz. Jr. blows past the defense on a break away on his way to an 11-point game. The Bulldogs lost 62–43.

    In the first round of the sectional tournament, the Yellow Springs boys varsity basketball team faced a heartbreaking loss at the hands of Tri-Village. See photos and read the game recap after the jump.

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