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From The Print Section :: Page 7

  • First college production at new theater— ‘Softcops’ is timely, provocative

    Antioch College presents “Softcops,” a surrealist look at state control and torture at the Foundry Theater at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, and Saturday, Dec. 13. It is the first faculty-directed play at the renovated theater. From left are Hannah Priscilla Craig, Cole Gentry, Sean Allen, Spencer Glazer and Alli King. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The purpose of theater being to hold “the mirror up to nature,” in Hamlet’s dictum, the choice for the first faculty-directed play in Antioch College’s renovated Foundry Theater is fitting.

  • Group demands justice for Crawford

    Villagers, from left, Joan Chappelle, Cheryl Smith and Bomani Moyenda, and nearly 100 others attended a demonstration at the Greene County courthouse in Xenia on Monday evening to highlight the injustice of John Crawford’s death by police shooting at the Beavercreek Walmart in August. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    At 4:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon, just as most workers were heading home for the day, a group of about 100 people, mostly from Yellow Springs, were just arriving for an evening protest at the Xenia courthouse.

  • Wanda Rebecca Johnson

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    Wanda Rebecca Johnson passed away on Dec. 5, at the Springfield Masonic Home in Springfield, Ohio. She was 84. Wanda was born in 1931, the daughter of Earl and Gladys Glass of Xenia, Ohio, the third of seven children. After completing school in Xenia, she went to work as a legal secretary in the law […]

  • Arlene Motter

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    Arlene Motter passed away on Dec. 6 after a courageous three year battle with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Arlene was born on Jan. 19, 1935, in Boston, Mass., to Vincent and Catherine (King) DeBonis. After graduating from Winthrop High School, Arlene worked as a telephone operator. She met Joe Motter while he was stationed at Fort Banks […]

  • Local docs expand to Dayton Street

    Community Physicians of Yellow Springs will move into a 6,000-square-foot space at 888 Dayton Street, the former Creative Memories building, where it hopes to expand its services as a rural health center. Most of the 90,000-square-foot facility is still available. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Community Physicians of Yellow Springs will move across town and double in size next year.
    The local primary care practice is relocating to 888 Dayton St., the former Creative Memories building, where it hopes to expand its services as a rural health clinic.

  • Re-setting the stage

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    submitted photo by Nan Meekin Girl Scout Troop 30003 was recently seen cleaning up and repairing the amphitheater in the woods behind the John Bryan Community Pottery Studio. All six members of the troop, Anneliese Fisher, Effie Palassis, Sara Zendlovitz, Hannah Lawson, Jude Meekin and Hailey Qualls, will receive their Silver Award for the project, […]

  • Brookey leaves the college

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    Tom Brookey has served Antioch College since before it became operational in its most recent reincarnation. Brookey was the college’s business, operations, finance, information and HR director before those positions were officially created.

  • Art surrounds trash on Xenia

    Artists Käthi Seidl, left, and Beth Holyoke unveiled their newly created artistic trash cans downtown last Friday morning, including the stork-themed can outside Sunrise Cafe. The three newly unveiled cans, which join the initial opossum-themed can outside Current Cuisine, will be joined by two other cans soon to complete a pilot project funded by the Village. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Okay, so it may take a while for villagers to give the large round cans that line downtown streets the respect they deserve. But in fact, several of the lowly Xenia Avenue receptacles that catch our trash are now original works of art, and they’ll be joined by more artwork soon.

  • Mingle with Kringle

    Twins Sophia and Sam Burns visited Santa at the Glen building on Saturday. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    About 30 children, including Sophia and Sam Burns, above, turned out last Saturday for visits with Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves at the Glen Helen Building, part of the day-long Holiday Fest. Along with Santa, a popular attraction was the free carriage rides provided by draft horses Luke and Leia of Horse-N-Around Farm in […]

  • Local teacher expands yoga space

    Jen Ater will host a grand opening for the expansion of her yoga studio, Inner Light Yoga & Wellness, on Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Beavercreek studio. The studio will offer free yoga from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. as well as refreshments and membership discounts at the opening. Ater welcomed students to the studio’s first class on Monday, Dec. 1. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Local resident Jen Ater has always been drawn to wellness — be it of the environment or the body. Starting out in the environmental studies field 15 years ago, she later moved into massage, then yoga, then counseling before opening her own center, Inner Light Yoga & Wellness, last year in Beavercreek.