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Articles by Suzanne Szempruch

More Articles by Suzanne Szempruch
  • Public Meetings

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    Village Of Yellow Springs

  • Skate Park improved

    The concrete ramps in the foreground is phase one of the skate park improvements. (Photos by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Public Art Commission celebrated the completion of Phase One improvements to the YS Sk8 Park during Street Fair a few weeks ago. This past Sunday we had a break from the rain and the skate park was hopping just like downtown!

  • Civil Rights icon to address College

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    Fifty years ago, in the spring of 1965, the Rev. Dr, Martin Luther King Jr. came to Yellow Springs to deliver the commencement address at Antioch College, the alma mater of his wife, Coretta Scott King.

  • T-Ball and Mud!

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    T-ball continued last Friday night between the rain storms.

  • I thought that I should never see…

    On Wednesday morning, May 27, Village of YS crew workers and YS Tree Committee worked together to plant seven downtown trees including Princeton elm, American hornbeam, yellowwood and Greenspire linden. The trees were chosen for their vibrant flowering colors, variations of leaves and differing tree shapes. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    On Wednesday morning, May 27, Village of YS crew workers and YS Tree Committee worked together to plant seven downtown trees.

  • What’s in store?

    On Friday, April 24, Antioch School’s Younger Group opened their stores on the Bryan Center lawn, where they hawked small toys, clothes and snacks. Isaac Stiles (in the hood) and Jonah Summers sold strawberry-marshmallow-watermelon fruit kabobs at the store ‘Caveman Campfire Snacks’ to US Bank employees Tracy Schlenker and Dione Simon using Antioch School special money. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    On Friday, April 24, Antioch School’s Younger Group opened their stores on the Bryan Center lawn, where they hawked small toys, clothes and snacks.

  • Antioch School LG Store

    Isaac Stiles (in the hood) and Jonah Summers sold strawberry-marshmallow-watermelon fruit kabobs at the store ‘Caveman Campfire Snacks’ to other Antioch School students with Antioch play money. (photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    On April 22, Antioch School’s Younger Group opened their stores on the Bryan Center lawn, where they small toys, clothes and snacks for sale using Antioch play money.

  • Root causes

    Every Arbor Day since 1982, the Yellow Springs Tree Committee has planted at least one tree on the Mills Lawn School grounds. This year the elementary yard got two new trees: a cucumber tree, which is a type of magnolia, and a scarlet oak. Above, Tree Committe member Bob Barcus and the new tree are surrounded by students from kindergarten to third grade, who earlier helped top off the tree’s topsoil. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Every Arbor Day since 1982, the Yellow Springs Tree Committee has planted at least one tree on the Mills Lawn School grounds.

  • Egg Scramble

    Caroline Tucker, center, almost levitated with excitement. The frenzied hunt was over in a flash, but those who gathered more eggs than they needed shared eggs with the latecomers. (Photos by Suzanne Szempruch)

    About 100 youth gathered at Gaunt Park Saturday afternoon for the annual community Easter egg hunt, sponsored by Central Chapel A.M.E. Church, whose Youth Group stuffed candy into over 1,500 eggs.

  • BLOG — Santa at the Glen

    Santa and Mrs. Claus can to the Glen building on Sat. Dec. 13. Nika Nelson, age 4, shared with Santa her wish list this year, a Frozen ice castle and a pink dress. (Photos by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Santa and Mrs. Claus can to the Glen on Sat. Dec. 13. About 30 kids came out to say ‘Hi’ and tell Santa what they want for Christmas this year.