Articles From March 2011

  • A new Chick heads to state

    Olivia Chick

    Even though she’s a high school freshman, Olivia Chick has been to the state swim meet before, watching her older sister, Erika, compete for Yellow Springs.

  • Yellow Springs downtown business mostly steady

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    When it comes to surviving as a business in downtown Yellow Springs, not all outfits are the same. The various successes and challenges of each seem to relate more to the practices of the shop owners and the pressures within each merchandising industry, rather than the common location at the hub of the village.

  • The Little Art Theatre gets a little bigger

    Local political theorist Kurt Miyazaki, who also owns the Emporium Cafe, gave a talk and showed film clips on the fascist aesthetic in films at the Little Art Theatre on a recent Saturday. Miyazaki, who used to teach a class on film theory and political ideologies at Wittenberg University, was the first speaker in a new Little Art series, “Let’s Talk Movies” that explores different aspects of filmmaking and cinema. It runs the first Saturday of each month. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A new series, “Let’s Talk Movies,” is an opportunity for theatergoers to see rare films and learn more about cinema as an art form, while it broadens the educational reach of the theater

  • Margaret McColaugh Lease

    Margaret McColaugh Lease

    Margaret McColaugh Lease died peacefully at Springfield Regional Hospital on Feb. 17, following a serious stroke. She was 87.

  • Richard E. ‘Dick’ Bullen

    Richard E. ‘Dick’ Bullen

    Richard E. “Dick” Bullen, of Xenia, passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, at Greenewood Manor in Xenia. He was 91.

  • Yellow Springs News wins top state honor

    The Yellow Springs News recently won the top prize in its size category at the annual convention of the Ohio Newspaper Association. Shown above are fulltime staff members, from bottom left clockwise: Lauren Heaton, Diane Chiddister, Matt Minde, Lauren Shows, Suzanne Szwmpruch, Bob Hasek, Megan Bachman and Tucker the News hound.

    The Yellow Springs News was honored as the best paper in Ohio in its size category at the annual convention of the Ohio Newspaper Association last week.

  • BLOG – Dance, dance, dance

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    Today’s blog showcases the One Billion Rising for Justice dance.

  • Yellow Springs schools closed Tuesday, Feb. 18

    Yellow Springs Schools decided to delay classes by two hours Tuesday morning because of icy conditions. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Yellow Springs schools are closed on Tuesday, Feb. 18, because of icy conditions.

  • World House Choir begins rehearsals for Coretta Scott King celebration

    The World House Choir, a local choir under the helm of Catherine Roma, will begin rehearsals for its performance at the annual Coretta Scott King celebration next week. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The World House Choir will hold rehearsals in preparation for the upcoming celebration of Coretta Scott King’s birthday during the months of February, March and April. New members are welcome and encouraged.

  • Chick to swim at state meet

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    Freshman swimmer Olivia Chick qualified for the Ohio high school swimming and diving championship next weekend in two freestyle events.

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