Articles by Lauren Shows :: Page 3

  • BLOG — Par-tay!

    Hopscotch and conversation at the Stafford and Union streets block party on Saturday, Aug. 17.

    August 1 marked my four year anniversary as a resident of Yellow Springs, and in all that time, I had yet to attend one of the annual block parties until last weekend.

  • 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.

  • Greene County protests loan interest hike

    Moveon.org will sponsor a protest of the impending July 1 doubling of subsidized Stafford loan interest rates on Thursday, June 27, at 1 p.m. in front of the Greene County Democratic Party headquarters at 10 South Detroit Street in Xenia. Students, parents, and anyone concerned with the proposed increase are urged to come out and […]

  • BLOG — Le Fabuleux Destin de Moi

    woohoo wedding

    Several weeks ago, I went to a screening of Amelie at the Little Art’s “Last Reel Film Festival.” Then I got married. I’ll explain how these two things are, vaguely, related.

  • Johnson memorial held

    James Johnson of Yellow Springs died May 21. He was 92. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 10–11 a.m., at First Baptist Church, followed by a celebration of life, from 11 a.m.–noon. Interment will follow at Dayton National Cemetery. A full obituary will appear in the May 30 issue of the News. No […]

  • Tea pavilion construction continues

    Construction of a tea pavilion began on the Antioch College campus last year. The project will continue on Saturday and Sunday, May 4 and 5, as volunteers work to complete a cordwood and mortar wall and realize the rain harvesting system

  • Raptor Center celebrates Earth Day with hawk release

    A great horned owl stares down the camera.

    The Glen Helen Raptor Center held an Earth Day celebration on Sunday, April 21, introducing eight species of raptors to assembled bird-lovers, and releasing a rehabilitated Cooper’s hawk into the wild.

  • Villager Pat Murphy speaks today in Washington, D.C.

    sustainability

    Villager Pat Murphy will speak today at the Worldwatch Institute symposium in Washington, D.C.

  • Dharma Center hosts guest Bradshaw

    On Thursday, April 11 at 8 p.m., the Dharma Center will host a free public talk by visiting Vipassana meditation teacher Rebecca Bradshaw, who will present “How Knowing Your Buddhist Personality Type Can Help Your Meditation Practice.”

  • Bailey to talk GMO food

    MacKenzie Bailey of Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association will speak at Starflower Natural Foods on Thursday, April 11.

    MacKenzie Bailey of Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association will speak at Starflower Natural Foods on Thursday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m

  • Decline to opine: important village work outsourced

    outsourced letter

    Mirroring a recent village trend, many members of the community have begun to outsource the mining of Yellow Springs’ most precious resource.

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