Articles From March 2011

  • Street paving

    Please be advised that the milling/paving project will be taking place for the next few days.

  • BLOG — Mermaid feet

    A small gaggle of kids of all ages will gather at Gaunt Park Pool for the next two weeks for swim lessons. I was on hand with my daughter, Lucy, for the level one beginner class. (Photo by Anthony Fife)

    My daughter’s first days at swim lessons at Gaunt Park Pool make me reflect (ha!) on my own childhood love for swimming.

  • Each week, a little t-ball miracle

    While I am a newcomer to reporting on t-ball, I’m pretty sure that a t-ball miracle happens every time we play.

  • MTFR seeks new facility; WSU land is preferred option

    At its July 15 meeting Village Council approved a letter of support for Miami Township Fire-Rescue’s proposal to acquire the former site of Wright State Family Clinic for a new fire station and Township administration building.

  • Vigil over vigilantism

    White and black neighbors came together for a silent candlelight vigil on Sunday night for Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old African-American victim of a fatal shooting in Florida.

  • Pastor Derrick Weston to leave— Social justice voice to move on

    For the last year Derrick Weston has been the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church and director of Antioch’s Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom. Weston leaves next month to return to his hometown of Pittsburgh, where he will work for a faith-based organization that empowers inner-city youth. In light of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, Weston said his work with young African Americans will be even more critical. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Pastor Derrick Weston will soon leave the First Presbyterian Church, which he has led since January 2012, to work towards just that cause as he becomes the director of a non-profit community development organization that empowers inner-city youth in Pittsburgh.

  • Veterans share their ‘Coming Home’

    Though it’s been nine years since he returned from the fighting, Iraq war veteran Aaron Hughes deals with the memories of his deployment every single day.

  • Teacher contracts in sight

    On Tuesday this week the Yellow Springs school board and the local district’s teacher’s union met with a federal mediator to draft a tentative agreement for a contract for the district’s 51 teaching staff members.

  • From conflict to community at college

    Five Antioch students were allowed to continue taking summer classes three days into the session after an agreement was worked out last Thursday between students and administrators over overdue room and board fees.

  • Artists selected for bronze symposium

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    Three artists selected by a national jury to participate in a bronze sculpture symposium in October were announced this week.

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