Articles by Matt Minde :: Page 8

  • BLOG—this year in Yellow Springs

    A Passover Seder Plate showing (clockwise, from top): Maror and chazeret — Bitter herbs, symbolizing the bitterness of slavery which the Hebrews endured in Egypt; Z'roa - A roasted lamb or goat shankbone, symbolising the Passover sacrifice; vegetarians often substitute a beet; Charoset — Apple, nut and honey paste representing the mortar used by the Jewish slaves to build the storehouses; Karpas — A vegetable which is dipped into salt water representing tears shed by Hebrew slaves; Beitzah — A hard-boiled egg, symbolizing the festival sacrifice and roasted and eaten as part of the Seder meal. Some Seder plates also include an orange to represent those considered out of place in more conservative Jewish teachings. (Photo from Wikipedia)

    The room of 20-some people, seated around a festively decorated table, falls to a hush as the voice of a 6-year old, reading, asks, “why is this night different from all other nights?”

  • Hugh Livingston memorial

    A memorial for Hugh Livingston will be held Saturday, April 7 at the Glen Helen Building, 1–4 p.m. Loved ones will look back at the life of a man who touched many lives over the past 40 years. Those who knew Hugh or have any fond memories or stories to share are welcome to attend […]

  • Ball and Skein—Yarnbombing plot foiled

    Surveillance video of a bombing site from 2008 shows the suspects currently under arrest posing triumphantly. Identities have been obscured pending a trial.

    The results of a three-year sting operation paid off yesterday with the break up and neutralization of a local yarn bombing cell.

  • Three time’s a charm— Antioch celebrates with new tower

    Workers finish the base of the third tower. Architects, designers and builders worked together to match Main Building's existing styles. Reclaimed bricks from the renovation of North Hall are being used for a seamless integration into the the structure.

    Even with all the construction going on these days at the Antioch College campus, it would be difficult to miss the addition of a third tower over the south wing of Main Building.

  • Pamela Kaelin

    Pamela Kaelin

    On March 15, sister, friend and Stefany’s grandmother Pamela “Kooki” Kaelin died.

  • Irish step dancers entertain Mills Lawn students

    Members of the Celtic Acacemy of Irish Dance visited Mills Lawn School Friday, March 16, for a St. Patrick's Day demonstration. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    Irish step dancers livened up a St. Patrick’s day assembly on Friday morning, March 16.

  • Hula whoops!

    Mills Lawn After School Care Community Enrichment students give it a whirl at a demonstration of the "circus feats" part of the Circus Feats and Healthy Treats enrichment class. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    Many Mills Lawn After School Care children showed off their handiwork from special Community Enrichment courses.

  • Steinberg memorial held

    There will be a short memorial service for Bea Steinberg on Friday, March 9, at the Friends Care Extended Living Facility.

  • Gregory Frank

    Gregory Frank

    Gregory Paul Frank, artist extraordinaire, died Feb. 29. He was 65.

  • 2011 busy for Village government

    Yellow Springs Village government achieved a variety of accomplishments during 2011, according to Village Manager Mark Cundiff during his annual report at Council’s Feb. 6 meeting.

  • News wins top state prize

    For the second year in a row and the third time in the past five years, the Yellow Springs News was honored as the top newspaper in its size category at the annual Ohio Newspaper Association convention.

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