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Village Life Section :: Page 8

  • “Mixed race discussion and other stuff” rescheduled

    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)

    The 365 Project has rescheduled its “Mixed Race Discussion and Other Stuff” for Saturday, March 21, at 1 p.m. at Mills Lawn School.

  • Film argues that education is a right

    Antioch College student Taylor Spratt and the Yellow Springs Bahá’í community will host a documentary highlighting an online campaign to educate Bahá’ís worldwide. The film, “To Light a Candle,” will screen this Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at room 219 in the Science Building on campus. Roy Qualls, right, will moderate the post-film discussion. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    For Taylor Spratt, an Antioch College student who grew up between Milwaukee and the Chicago suburbs, a college education was a given. But for her contemporaries who live in Iran and adhere to the Bahá’í Faith, attending Iranian university is prohibited by law.

  • New pastor at Central Chapel A.M.E.

    Rev. Dwight Smith is the new pastor at the Central Chapel A.M.E. Church in Yellow Springs.

    The Reverend Dwight Smith is the new pastor at Central Chapel A.M.E. Church.

  • Antioch College to host Black History Month events

    Free Poet's Press founder Chaun Webster

    Antioch College will host several upcoming events in honor of Black History Month, including artists talks and political action campaigns.

  • CMYS to present fundraiser screening

    Chamber Music Yellow Springs, or CMYS, will hold a social fundraising event in Yellow Springs on Sunday, Jan. 25, 4 p.m., at the Little Art Theatre. The event will feature a screening of the film “Music of the Heart” and a reception at the Winds Cafe.

  • MLK Day march, events on Monday

    Bomani Moyenda was the MC of last year's celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Central Chapel AME Church.

    The village will celebrate the birthday of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday with a march and series of events.

  • Glen Helen acquires Camp Greene

    The 30-acre property off Grinnell Road has a lodge and several rustic camp facilities.

    Glen Helen, with the help of several grants, purchased the former Camp Greene from the Girl Scouts last week.

  • New Year’s 2015


    Villagers filled the downtown with music, dancing and kissing on New Year’s Eve 2014.

  • John Eastman memorial on Saturday


    A memorial service for John Eastman will take place Saturday, Jan. 3, at 10:30 a.m. at the Glen Helen building.

  • Kindness and caring in Yellow Springs, 2014

    In November about 30 Home, Inc. volunteers helped paint the new home of Caleab and Erica Wyant and family. Shown above are Rudy Mae Wyant and her good friend, Lucy Shows-Fife, at the event. (Photo by Lauren Shows)

    For this holiday edition of the News, staffers asked readers to respond to the question, “What acts of kindness and caring have you witnessed in the village during 2014?” I am grateful for the kind acts of love and kindness shown to me from a very cool villager named Nick Cunningham. My family is sort […]