November 3, 2011
- Published: November 11, 2011
November 3, 2011
- Indigenous water protector’s panel— A path to ‘re-indigenizing’ Antioch
“We are on stolen land and we need to recognize that,” Jennifer Knickerbocker said to solemn applause at the start of a panel discussion last week during Antioch College’s Earth Week.
- All for one … heck of a YSHS play
Fighting, honor, loyalty, love, camaraderie. More fighting. This fall’s Yellow Springs High School production of Alexandre Dumas’s “The Three Musketeers” is not for the faint of heart, but it’s equally full of comedic turns.
- Moms Out Front for a livable climate
Mothers Out Front, a national grassroots group whose Yellow Springs team was started last spring by Laura Skidmore, seeks a “swift and complete transition to clean energy” in order to reduce the effects of climate change on future generations.
- Local men and women Stand Up!
Last Wednesday, Xenia Avenue was lined, as it sometimes is, with people holding signs with bold political slogans and rallying for social justice for women.
- School’s out for district janitor
About halfway through the school year, the district will say goodbye to one of its senior-most employees, longtime custodian, groundskeeper and bus driver Jerry Upton.
- Village Planning Commission agenda
PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS 7PM MONDAY NOV. 14
(Village Council meets 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 21)
- Vouchers could harm schools
The Ohio legislature introduced a bill last spring that has the potential to change the face of public education and greatly enhance the possibilities for school choice.
- Geis replaces Omlor at YSI
Last week ITT, the company that acquired YSI this year, announced that Ron Geis of ITT was appointed general manager of YSI. Geis replaces former president and CEO Rick Omlor.
- Community music steps up
Three is the magic number for an upcoming collaborative concert of three ensembles. The local Chamber Orchestra and Community Chorus and a visiting piano trio, appropriately named Triple Helix, will perform three works over an evening.
- Shake your booty for good cause
Zumba is exercise in disguise. The fitness classes feel more like a dance party than grueling workout