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From The Print Section :: Page 10

  • Antioch College commencement inspires

    On Saturday morning hundreds of enthusiastic Antioch College students, parents, leaders, staff, and Yellow Springs community members attended the college’s first commencement ceremony since its revival, held at the Wellness Center with the overflow crowd at McGregor 113. Twenty-one students graduated. Shown above are, at top, Seth Kaplan-Bomberg, one of six graduates chosen to speak, delighted the crowd with his original song about his college experience. (photo by Matt Minde)

    Inspiring, rousing, uplifting — each component of the Antioch College commencement fit these descriptions on Saturday, as the college celebrated its first post-revival graduating class while reaffirming its social justice legacy.

  • T-ball, mud ball, having a ball

    Jimmy Chesire discusses “dog, dog, deer. dog, dog,” with Maggie Bullock at home base at Friday night’s Perry League game. T-ball continues Friday evenings at 6 p.m. through August 7. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    And that’s our Perry League, Yellow Springs’s T-ball program for all the community’s children ages 2–9 regardless of race, color, or creed, sexual orientation, ethnicity, spiritual inclination, ability or disability.

  • Ruth Rife Quast

    Ruth Rife Quast

    Ruth M. Rife Quast, age 79, of Centerville, passed away June 27, 2015.

  • Rainbows in the rain

    Undeterred by rain and cloudy skies, hundreds of villagers took part in last Saturday’s Yellow Springs Pride events, including a downtown sidewalk parade. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Undeterred by rain and cloudy skies, hundreds of villagers took part in last Saturday’s Yellow Springs Pride events, including a downtown sidewalk parade.

  • Rain dampens, but baseball goes on

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    Rain continues to wreak havoc on both the Minor and Major League rec baseball schedules, with only enough dry days to get in three Minor League games.

  • Veteran ceramicists join YS Pottery

    In April Naysan McIlhargey and Lisa Wolters joined Yellow Springs Pottery as the 42-year-old co-op’s first new members in roughly 15 years. McIlhargey, who owns Miami Valley Pottery, crafts wood-fired functional stoneware and Wolters’ creates hanging wall plaques with inspirational messages. (Photo by Hope Houston)

    Two new potters are firing up Yellow Springs Pottery with an array of distinguished, decorative pieces and wood-fired, functional stoneware.

  • School board— District fundraiser job considered

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    For the first time since devising the 2020 Strategic Plan five years ago, Yellow Springs school board members agreed to explore the possibility of using public funds to hire a professional fundraiser for the school district.

  • 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.

  • Village Council— Mayor revamp off table

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    Village Council will not propose changes to the mayor’s role in the upcoming charter revision, members said at this week’s Council work session.

  • Louis R. Michea III

    Louis R. Michea III

    Louis R. Michea III, of Fernandina Beach, Fla. and formerly of Marietta, Ga., passed away on June 10, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. He was 73 years old.