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  • Well on the way to Wellness

    Antioch employees showed visitors some of the features the center will boast when it opens in ­September, including a six-lane competition-length pool, therapeutic whirlpool, group fitness classrooms, racquetball courts, two gyms, a workout area and more.

    Last Saturday Antioch College opened to the public its 44,000-square foot Wellness Center currently undergoing a yearlong $8 million renovation. The Wellness Center announced its membership rates in an insert in this week’s News and at www.wellnesscenter.antiochcollege.org, and has launched a community fundraising campaign to help pay off the center. RELATED POSTS: Wellness Center launches […]

  • Pride hits the pavement

    Penny Abamson, left, and Emily Seibel, under umbrellas during the Pride Parade. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Clouds and the threat of thunderstorms couldn’t keep an enthusiastic group of villagers from marching through downtown for the third annual Yellow Springs Pride parade last Saturday afternoon. The event, which began at Mills Lawn School, looped through downtown and ended at the First Presbyterian Church. More Pride events followed the parade, including a showing […]

  • Playing in the street

    Shown here are, from left, Grant Crawford, Folger Pyles and Rhi Harsh-Wessendorf. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Chamber music wafted from downtown streets last Saturday morning, as young musicians performed to raise money for the Yellow Springs music program, including Summer Strings. A story on Summer Strings, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this summer, will appear in next week’s News. RELATED POSTS: A 50-year legacy Yellow Springs Summer Strings winds down— […]

  • Sports budget at 10-year low

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    On any given day during the school year, dozens of students from McKinney and Yellow Springs High School can be seen releasing their energy on the soccer field, sprinting for a lay up on the basketball court, diving for a run on the baseball field, or participating in the many other sports the school has traditionally offered.

  • Council gives first nod to CBE

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    In its first vote on the Center for Business and Education since bringing the issue back to the table, Village Council on Monday night narrowly approved spending $1 million to fund CBE infrastructure. Karen Wintrow, Gerry Simms and Brian Housh voted to fund the CBE, while Marianne MacQueen and Lori Askeland voted against.

  • Minor League bats on fire

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    The Minor League Winds Cafe Indians finished the first full week of play at the top of the standings with a win and a pair of forfeits. They now stand at 3–0 after forfeits by the Tom’s Market Pirates on Wednesday, June 18, and the Sam and Eddie’s Open Books Reds on Sunday, June 22. […]

  • Villagers collaborate on public space

    Charles Keller demonstrated some moves on the mini ramp on Sunday, during the clean-up day at the Village skate park. Organizers from the Village Public Arts Commission have recently partnered with skate park users to commit both community funds and Village government earmarks to fully renovate the skate park. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    A cruise around the village skate park is what local youth Charles Keller and Justin Nash might call their daily constitutional. Keller, a STEM School student, is usually there by 4:30 p.m. — earlier in the summer — using the mini ramp to practice rock to fakey and tail stalls, while Nash, who attends Mills Lawn, comes out to master the basics of dropping in and pumping on the half pipe.

  • Lodwig memorial service

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    A memorial service for Ray L. Lodwig, longtime village resident, will be held on Wednesday, July 2, at the First Presbyterian Church. Meditation will be held at 3 p.m., followed by fellowship from 4–7 p.m. All are welcome. RELATED POSTS: Football begins soon Football begins soon Dan Hotaling memorial Of sharing food and company First […]

  • Pianist Sam Reich— Loving to practice as much as play

    Pianist Sam Reich has this year performed six fundraising concerts for the Yellow Springs Senior Center, where he practices each morning. He and Martin Bakari will perform another benefit concert on Aug. 10. (photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Yellow Springs-based pianist Sam Reich is at a place in his life and career where he’s often asked about his plans. Having completed a master’s degree in 2012 from the prestigious Eastman School of Music, where he also earned a bachelor’s in piano performance, Reich says a typical path would involve next pursuing a doctorate, as many of his former classmates are doing.

  • College wins victory on path to accreditation

    Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt announced to college alumni and community members that the college had just the day before been named by the Higher Learning Commission a candidate for accreditation, culminating a multi-year effort. Following the announcement, renowned college President Horace Mann came back from the dead in a golf cart to present Roosevelt with the good news from the HLC. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Antioch College recently achieved a significant victory on its path to accreditation, President Mark Roosevelt told a cheering audience of alumni and community members on Saturday evening.

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