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Articles From August 30th, 2019

  • MLK Day march, events on Monday

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

  • MLK Jr. Day: a day ‘on,’ not off

    This year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 19, will be commemorated locally with a downtown march, music and lecture program at Central Chapel AME Church and teach-in at Antioch College. Walking in last’s year MLK march were, from left, front row, Bill Firestone and Chrissy Cruz; second row, Shawn Kintner, Sylvia Carter-Denny, Harvey Paige and Brian Upchurch. (News archive Photo by Matt Minde)

    While many see Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a break from work or school, this year local organizers are challenging villagers to treat it as a day of learning and giving back.