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From The Print Section :: Page 203

  • Antioch hires first faculty, gains on accreditation

    Antioch College announced this week that the college has hired its first three tenure-track faculty members. And last week, the revived college received notice that it successfully jumped the first hurdle on the road to gaining accreditation.

  • Gardens, gardeners sprouting

    At the Bill Duncan Park neighborhood garden, Penny Adamson (left) and Emily Seibel prepared their garden bed, which last year produced five kinds of tomatoes, prolific green beans and other vegetables and flowers. Villagers can still sign up for a plot at one of four neighborhood gardens. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    What began as a modest effort to start a community garden has mushroomed to four neighborhood gardens scattered around town — with more soon to sprout.

  • McKee group hosts housing talk

    About 50 villagers attended last Sunday’s forum on affordable housing, sponsored by the James A. McKee Association and featuring a presentation by local land trust organization Home, Inc. Shown above are, from left in front, Nancy Noonan, Kent Bristol, Al Schlueter and Dave Turner; in back, Brian Upchurch and McKee group president Rick Kristensen. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Many questions were raised at a public meeting last Sunday sponsored by the James A. McKee Association, when representatives from Home, Inc. shared plans for an affordable housing project slated for Village-owned land on Cemetery Street.

  • Jane Lee Ball

    Jane Ball

    Jane L. Ball died on Monday, March 28. She was 81.

  • Daniel Daley Hotaling

    Daniel Daley Hotaling died Tuesday, March 28, surrounded by his family at the Tidewell hospice center in Venice, Fla. He was 82.

  • Rahmanian an Antioch College academic leader

    Longtime Antioch College faculty member and former Nonstop leader Hassan Rahmanian has been named the revived college’s new dean for curriculum, assessment, planning and interdisciplinary learning.

  • Bill Hooper

    William (Bill) Hooper, well-known contractor, former Antioch and Miami Township trustee and local activist, died March 25 at Greene Memorial Hospital in Xenia. He was 91 years old.

  • Expressing the inexpressable through dance

    More than 50 local dancers will perform original pieces at the Yellow Springs Community Dance Concert on Friday and Saturday, March 25–26, at 7 p.m. at Antioch’s South Gym. Dancers at a recent rehearsal are, in the front row from left to right, Emma Sturm, Theresa Thinnes, Lara Bauer, Andrea Hutson, Anna McClure, Tricia Gelmini, Erin Wolf; middle row, Jade Turner, Kira Plumer, Savanna Amos, Jennifer Johnson, Victoria Walters, Carrie Speck, Nicole Manieri, Marybeth Wolf, Miriam Eckenrode; back row, Acala Cresci, Greta Hill, Aaron Logan, Amanda Hanisch, Ali Thomas and Charlotte Walkey (obscured). (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Movement can convey more emotion than words. Just watch dancer and choreographer Tricia Gelmini, whose piece at this weekend’s community dance concert will blend sorrow and joy in an expression of loss.

  • Village offers support

    At the meeting, Village leaders pledged their support to do what they can to ensure that YSI continues to stay in Yellow Springs.

  • Nonstop examines Progressive arts in small towns

    Brian Holmes and Claire Pentecost present a program on their efforts to seek progressive arts organizations in small towns. They will visit Nonstop this Friday, March 25, at 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)

    Does being an arts town mean just producing art, or also encouraging the questioning of and critical thinking about the dominant culture that artists tend to provide?