Articles by Susan Gartner :: Page 5

  • Library mural to honor Fishbain

    Beth Holyoke and Kaethi Seidl worked last week on the library’s tile bench and mural commissioned by the family of Harold Fishbain to honor his life as a local physician, playful storyteller and avid reader. Photo by Susan Gartner.

  • Friends Preschool forges intergenerational bonds

    Residents of Friends Care Community interact and bond with children attending Friends Preschool, which is housed inside the nursing home.

  • It takes a village to raise a ‘Roof’

    The Yellow Springs High School/McKinney School production of Fiddler on the Roof opens this Friday, April 25, at 8 p.m. at the Mills Lawn gym. Pictured are the play’s principal actors, front row from left, Miriam Barcus, Élan Orr, Meg Hild, Elliot Cromer, Adam Zaremsky and Zeb Reichert. Back row from left are Peter Keahey, Lara Donnelly, Max Fleishman, Zane Reichert and Kevin Mayer.

    Randomly select anyone from the extensive list of participants — parents, students, staff, store owners, volunteers and professionals — who contributed to this year’s Yellow Springs High School spring musical, Fiddler On the Roof…

  • Banners fly high once again

    2008 Banner Festival

    Just when you think you’ve reached your limit of gray skies and brown grass, a bright spot of color appears in the shape of…a five-foot tall blue bug? a purple horse? a majestic macaw?

  • ‘An evening of mirth and magic’ to benefit Riding Centre

    Internationally known magician David Williamson will perform on Saturday, April 26, at 2 and 7:30 p.m., at the Cedarville Opera House in a benefit for the opera house and the Riding Centre.

    It’s a profound experience to participate one-on-one in the sleight-of-hand act of a professional magician. You watch intently as he manipulates a set of coins, making them disappear and reappear with seamless precision.

  • This Saturday, just park your car

    YSHS Seniors Julika Ruf, left, and Stephanie Broelingen, exchange students from Germany. On Saturday, April 12, their senior project idea will turn into reality with Car-Free Day.

    “There are so many cars!” That’s the first thing Stephanie Broelingen and Julika Ruf noticed about Yellow Springs when they arrived last fall to begin their senior year at Yellow Springs High School. Ruf says they both noticed the difference right away…

  • A Brazilian beat for dancing feet

    Rob Curto and his Sanfona Project plays Forró, a style of dance music from northeastern Brazil, Friday, April 11, at 8 p.m. in Kelly Hall on the Antioch College campus.

    Click on to the Web site of New York City-based accordionist and composer Rob Curto at www.robcurto.com and when the music starts, just try to keep your body motionless. Concentrate on keeping your shoulders completely still…