Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 77

  • Antioch University plans to close Coretta Scott King Center

    Disappointment and hopefulness are the two conflicting feelings Dana Patterson, director of Antioch College’s Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom, has been carrying with her this year.

  • Earth Day: busy and green

    Called by the spring weather, Yellow Springs is organizing a weekend of events to get people thinking about how to respect the planet in honor of Earth Day coming up on April 22. The focus? Garbage! And energy! And compact fluorescent lightbulbs!

  • Early music renaissance in village

    Mary Fahrenbruck will perform early music on the harpsichord on Saturday, April 5, at noon at Antioch University McGregor’s National City Auditorium. The concert and lecture about the harpsichord, built by Ray Olds, is one of three events to inaugurate a revival of the Early Music Center in Yellow Springs.

    Pat Olds first started the Early Music Center in Yellow Springs in 1979 shortly after learning she had multiple sclerosis. A professional cellist, she was devastated that she could no longer perform for an audience. But she soon found that she could still play the viola da gamba,…

  • Agraria picks five-acre site

    The model, low-energy development Community Solution calls Agraria became a little more real late last fall when organizers of the project purchased a 5.1-acre parcel of land on the north end of town.

  • Possible BRAC jobs focus of meeting

    Economic development for Greene County and Yellow Springs was the focus of a presentation given by the Dayton Development Coalition at Antioch University McGregor on Friday morning, March 14. About 100 local and county residents, leaders and men in dark suits attended the meeting…

  • Regenesis aims for distinct local identity

    In order to move forward, according to Regenesis consultant Ben Haggard, a community must look back and let its ecological and cultural identity inform its goals for the future. For the Rio Vicente neighborhood of Silver City, N.M., that meant recognizing its artistic heritage…

  • Native artifacts illustrate Glen Helen’s historic richness

    The completion of the Baldwin Artifact Collection of Native American projectile points and tools, such as those shown in Glen Helen Ecology Institute Director Nick Boutis’s hand, will be commemorated by two archaeologists speaking at the Glen Building on Wednesday and Thursday, March 12–13, at 7:30 p.m.

    The unveiling of a collection of ancient Native American points and tools donated to Glen Helen 20 years ago may not play like a riveting drama. But talk to natural historian Geoffrey Sea, and he might convince you of quite the opposite.

  • Antioch Co. sells bookplate division

    The Antioch Company officially sold the Antioch Publishing Company to an Indiana-based business last week. Antioch Publishing comprises about 5 percent of the Antioch Company’s total business and the sale will not have a big effect on the manufacturing operations in Yellow Springs…

  • Milkshake for McCain at Young’s

    John McCain stumped at Young's Wednesday with his wife, Cindy McCain, and Ohio campaign chairman Mike DeWine, left.

    Presidential hopeful John McCain stopped in at Young’s Jersey Dairy just after noon on Wednesday, Feb. 20, long enough to order an eggnog bull shake and make a 15-minute stump speech on the highlights of his Ohio campaign.

  • New King center director seeks arena for common ground

    As the first director of the Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom, Dana Murray Patterson has an opportunity, she said, to make the difference she has been working toward all her life. She hopes to make the center at Antioch College a beacon for cultural common ground and to connect the campus […]

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