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From The Print Section :: Page 6

  • Defending education’s ‘heart’


    What’s an education? And what’s an education for? The fall issue of the Antioch Review, now on the stands, takes up these tightly related questions in its lead piece, “The Educated Heart.”

  • Bill Houston memorial


    A memorial service for Bill Houston will be held Saturday, Oct. 31, at 2 p.m., in Westminster Hall at First Presbyterian Church.

  • Students broach ‘the Scottish play’

    Duard Headley (Macbeth) and Nicolas “Bear” Wright (Macduff) vie for the throne in YSHS’s production of “Macbeth.” The actors engaged in professional stage combat training and Shakespeare reading workshops to immerse themselves more fully in the performance. “‘Macbeth’ is not meant to be read; it’s meant to be played,” said the play’s director Lorrie Sparrow-Knapp. ‘The Scottish play’ opens Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. at Mills Lawn Elementary School gym. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    Shakespeare: perhaps one of the best-known people in human history and certainly the best-known playwright in the history of human expression.

  • Steven Brzezinski


    Steven Brzezinski, of Beavercreek, and faculty emeritus of Antioch University, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 19, 2015.

  • Marijuana issues light debate


    For all that’s knowable about the two marijuana issues to be put to voters this Nov. 3, there is an equal amount of information that is unknown. That was one take-away from the local marijuana forum that engaged about 150 Yellow Springs and regional participants at Antioch University Midwest last Thursday, Oct. 15.

  • Bulldog sports round-up — Oct. 29, 2015

    Levi Jackson won the ball from a Twin Valley South player on the way to the Bulldogs’ 7–0 home victory over the West Alexandria team in the first round of Div. III sectional tournament play on Wednesday, Oct. 21. (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    Soccer and Cross Country

  • Council’s first look at 2016 budget


    Budget season is in full swing. At its last two meetings, Oct. 5 and Oct. 20, Village Council reviewed the proposed 2016 Village budget, which, according to Assistant Village Manager/Finance Director Melissa Vanzant, is “in better shape than in the past,” thanks in part to “more conservative” spending and proposed utility rate increases that, if passed, will bring new revenue to the Village’s enterprise funds.

  • Brick break

    Lego Team members, from left, Dorothy Paddison, Zach Underwood, Jane Croshier, Roy Gano, Lian Holtgrave and Tristan Chaffee take advantage of the late Wednesday start at Mills Lawn to free build. (Photo by Amy Magnus)

    The master builders are working on garbage trucks, trash compactors, sorting systems and even a sewer system for their waste-wise project.

  • New plays, familiar faces on stage

    Miriam Eckenrode Saari (second from the left) directs cast members (from left) Coltin Pitstick, Anna Carlson and Bomani Moyenda in rehearsal for the allegorical play “Catch the Next Bus,” to be presented as part of the annual 10-Minute Plays Festival, which opens this weekend, Oct. 16–17, and continues next weekend, Oct. 23–24, at First Presbyterian Church. “Catch the Next Bus” will be featured during the festival’s second weekend. (photo by Carol Simmons)

    “If you’ve been in town for over a year, then you’ll know someone” participating in this year’s Ten-Minute Play Festival, says Ali Thomas, a co-producer with Miriam Eckenrode Saari of the latest local short-play showcase.

  • Village may annex north Glen


    Only a fraction of Glen Helen is currently under the jurisdiction of Yellow Springs, but an annexation proposal put forth by Glen Helen’s director, Nick Boutis, at last week’s Village Council meeting could bring many more acres into the village.