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  • World House Choir to honor Coretta in song

    Cathy Roma, center, directed a recent rehearsal of the World House Choir, which she co-founded last year in association with Antioch College’s Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom. The World House Choir performs at a free birthday celebration for the late Coretta Scott King at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at the Central Chapel AME Church. (Photos by Suzanne Szempruch)

    “Freedom is never really won. You earn it and win it in every generation.”

  • Robert E. Coffey

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    Robert E. Coffey, of Yellow Springs, died peacefully on April 24. He was 66.

  • 365 Project panel— Being young and black in the village

    Current and former Yellow Springs High School students spoke about racism in the local schools and how to empower local black youth at a panel discussion April 21 at AU Midwest. Panelists are, from left, Teresa Bondurant-Wagner, Cameron Henderson, Hafiz Mensah, Taylor Beck and Edward Johnson. (photos by Megan Bachman)

    In some ways, it’s harder to be young and black in Yellow Springs today than in the 1970s.

  • May 1, 2014 Bulldog sports round up

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    May 1, 2014 Bulldog sports round up

  • Fixing the fixtures at YSHS

    Yellow Springs High School Student Review Board members, from left, David Butcher, Lake Miller and Lorien Chavez, are leading an effort to remake the main boys and girls restrooms at Yellow Springs High School. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs High School freshman Lorien Chavez happened to be in the girls bathroom at the high school last year when some cheerleaders from another school walked in. Not realizing she was there, they began commenting on how gross and unkempt the school’s main bathroom was.
    “When I came out of the stall I looked at them and was like, “oh, I know, we don’t like it either,’” Chavez said. “I was really embarrassed.”

  • Water sidebar — Reduce water use

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    The Village’s request that local residents voluntarily cut back on water usage will remain in effect for several weeks and perhaps longer, according to Interim Manager Kent Bristol at the April 21 Council meeting.

  • Oh, hoppy day!

    Enjoying their candy-filled freebies were, from left, Kelly Kerstetter, Caleb Derrickson and Braden Derrickson. (photos by Megan Bachman)

    Warm and sunny spring weather brought out around 40 local toddlers and young children to scramble for eggs at the annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 19, sponsored by Central Chapel AME Church. Click below to see the photos larger. RELATED POSTS: Martin Luther King Jr. march and celebration in Yellow Springs, 2014 Fair […]

  • Bulldog sport round-up

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    TENNIS Tennis starts its season 2–4 The Yellow Springs High School varsity co-ed tennis team opened play this season losing against three tough opponents at home before winning two of their last three matches last week. The highlight from the team’s first week of play was a first singles two-set win by freshman Augie Knemeyer […]

  • Chinese food within reach again

    Earlier this month, from right, Ken Yang and Lixia Gao, and Lixia’s father Zhi You Gao opened Lucky Dragon serving Chinese fare on Dayton Street, the former location of Chen’s Asian Bistro. The restaurant opens daily at 11 a.m., (noon on Sundays) and closes between 10:30 and 11 p.m. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    When Zhi You Gao and his son-in-law, Ken Yang, worked as chefs in Fujian Province on the southeast coast of China, they cooked in the Min style using ingredients such as crab, abalone, mountain mushrooms and fresh bamboo shoots.

  • School calendar adds delays

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    All students who attend Yellow Springs schools next year will start two hours late on 14 Wednesdays to make dedicated time for teacher professional development. The school board approved the 2014–15 calendar, including this pilot late start, at its meeting on Thursday, April 10. Other calendar changes included the addition of three calamity days to the end of the current school year, and fewer waiver day Fridays.

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