Articles by Matt Minde :: Page 6

  • Civil rights icon comes to life in play

    What most people know about Rosa Parks begins and ends with what happened on a Montgomery, Ala., bus in December 1955, when Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. Few know that Parks was already a civil rights activist, that later in life she worked on the staff of a Michigan […]

  • Board Of Education

    Agenda for Thursday, January 10

  • To new healer, the eyes have it

    Herbalist and iridologist Eric Rodriguez opened a new healing practice in town, the Culpeper House, this month. He will give a free lecture on natural approaches to winter health on Thursday, Dec. 20, at 6 p.m. in the meeting room at the Yellow Springs Public Library. Rodriguez can identify health issues by looking at a client’s iris. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Some see eyes as windows to the soul, while others, like local iridologist Eric Rodriguez, also see the iris as a window into the body, revealing a person’s health history, unhealthy habits and future illnesses.

  • Moments that make our community

    “Yellow Springs moments,” those times especially rich in community feeling, this year included, from top clockwise, the Davis Street block party in August; Ashlea and Hailey Roe painted “head art” on Susan Gartner; Melissa Heston led the Yellow Springs Pride parade in July; and during last February’s public art performance “The Kiss,” Corinne Totty received kisses from her mother, Tamar Totty, and grandmother, Kipra Heerman. (Photos by susan gartner except bottom, from the News archives by Lauren Heaton)

    For our annual holiday story, the News staff asked villagers to describe a 2012 “Yellow Springs moment,” that is, a time when they felt an especially strong sense of community in the village

  • Yellow Springs Board Of Education

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    Agenda for Thursday, January 9

  • Dec. 6, 2012 Bulldogs sports roundup

    Dec. 6, 2012 Bulldogs sports roundup

  • Little Egypt filled with facts and artifacts

    Mills Lawn School sixth graders presented the fruits of their studies at Egypt night, displaying masks, models and jewelry. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    Mills Lawn School was teeming last Friday with mascaraed, robed and loinclothed sixth graders who presented the fruits of their studies at the annual Egypt night, Thursday, Nov. 15.

  • Rededication honors Vernet

    It’s been a long time coming — and a bit of a mess. But this weekend the public will have the opportunity to see firsthand an investment that was well worth the wait.

  • Methodists celebrate 175 years

    The United Methodist Church at its Winter Street location, as seen from Dayton Street in the early 20th century. The photo was developed from a glass negative owned by Howard Kahoe.

    It was the year Martin Van Buren became the eighth president of the United States. Two months after his inauguration, New York City’s major banks failed, igniting the “Panic of 1837.” And in that same year, right here in Yellow Springs, the United Methodist Church held its first meetings.

  • Not two-tired…

    The Antioch School held its recently-revived Anything On Wheels fundraising event Sunday, Sept. 23, where students, both present and past, ride from the school on Corry Street to Xenia and back for a total of about 15 miles on bicycles, unicycles, skateboards — anything on wheels. Experienced riders can choose to go the whole distance, while those new to wheels can ride around the path surrounding the school playground. Pictured above are, from left, graduate Jorie Sieck, Sam Linden (obscured), graduate Zack Brintlinger-Conn, Evelyn Potter, graduate Samantha Bold and Zenya Hoff-Miyazaki. Sieck and Brintlinger-Conn rode the entire 15 miles on unicycles, accompanied by Bold and Hoff-Miyazaki. They were met in the last stretch by their peers who had finished and circled back to bring them home. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The Antioch School held its recently-revived Anything On Wheels fundraising event Sept. 23.

  • United Way slashes funds to YSCC

    In June the YSCC board learned that its annual funding through United Way of Greater Dayton had been cut from about $16,000 down to $700 for the 2012–13 and 2013–14 fiscal years.

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