Articles by Matt Minde :: Page 8

  • 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.

  • A bit of summer street magic

    The annual Neighborhood Block Parties, sponsored by the Human Relations Commission, or HRC, will be held on Saturday or Sunday, August 18–19, in neighborhoods throughout the village. Shown above is last year’s Davis/Phillips/Whiteman streets party, with Stephanie Cooper sitting at the piano provided by local musician Mark DeLozier. (Submitted photo by Susan Gartner)

    Susan Gartner is one of several residents of the Davis/Whiteman/Phillips Street area who have made block parties a spirited annual event in their neighborhood.

  • 2012 Fourth of July festivities

    Yellow Springs will celebrate Independence day with a parade, a patriotic band concert and, of course, fireworks.

  • WYSO weekend

    WYSO 50000

    Local public radio station WYSO showed off its new studios and celebrated its power increase to 50,000 watts last Sunday, June 24 with an all-day open house.

  • Animal magnetism on the ’Fridge

    "Hobbes hides", submitted by Robin Suits, is the winner — by a hair — of the Yellow Springs News's People's Pets photo contest.

    What have we gotten ourselves into? That is what I’m wondering, as I look at all the wonderful submissions of animal companions.

  • Mills Lawn School traditional sixth-grade clap-out

    The 2012 annual sixth-grade clap-out happened at the end of the day, June 1.

    The tradition of “clapping out” graduating sixth-graders involves them walking a friendly gauntlet through the school halls past clapping, hooting and cheering kids, on their way back to their MLS classrooms for the last time.

  • McKinney school graduation

    McKinney students strike a proud pose at Thursday's graduation ceremony. (Submitted photos courtesy of Michele Brown)

    McKinney school students celebrated their graduation to status of high schoolers last Thursday, May 31.

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  • 2012 Senior Supplement is out

    The 2012 Senior Supplement is available in the May 31 print edition of the News.

    What are the Seniors saying this year? Do you know who said what?

  • The great unveiling at Mills Lawn School

    Mills Lawn School artist-in-residence Johanna Smith and art teacher Amy Minehart unveil the new mosaic sign in front of students and faculty Wednesday. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    The air was filled with anticipation, the lawn filled with students Wednesday afternoon, May 23, as Mills Lawn School emptied for the ceremonial unveiling of the new school sign.