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Into the woods, a lone image maker delves... (all photos by Aaron Zaremsky)

Into the woods, a lone image maker delves... (all photos by Aaron Zaremsky)

Verdant Splendor – A Natural History Poem

The photographer finds, in the woods, the world alight with shapes, colors, moving patterns. May all rejoice at such splendor.

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  •   Debut of new Open Studios tour

    Painter Libby Rudolf will be one of 34 artists participating in this weekend’s Yellow Springs Open Studios, a free, two-day event that will highlight some of the creative work being made in and around the village. Rudolf’s Grinnell Road home, where she maintains her studio, will be one of 24 stops on the self-guided tour, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct.14–15. (Photo by Carol Simmons)The third weekend in October has become widely known among area artists and art lovers as a time to celebrate and support art-making in Yellow Springs.

  •   CMYS to host David Trio

    The David Piano Trio will perform at CMYS on Sunday, Oct. 23. (Submitted Photo)The David Trio hails from Italy and will join us in Yellow Springs on Sunday, Oct. 23, for the second concert in the Chamber Music in Yellow Springs 2016–17 season.

  •   YSTC production— ‘Wicked’ play comes our way

    From left to right, “sideshow freaks” Ben McKee, Victoria Walters, Brian Upchurch, Ali Thomas and Joshua Hayward loom around Ben Cronan, seated, who plays Mr. Cooger in Yellow Springs Theater Company’s production of Ray Bradbury’s “Something Wicked This Way Comes.” The play features a number of odd locations and weird characters, an appealing feature for the actors involved. Opening night is Friday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)The auditorium of First Presbyterian Church was echoing with strange howls and exclamations last week, as a klatch of “carnival freaks” formed a circle and wailed around two adolescent friends. It was a strange sight to behold.

Village Schools (archives)

  •   A health-conscious start to the day at Mills Lawn

    Students at Mills Lawn Elementary School participated in Walk to School Day on Oct. 5.Mills Lawn Elementary School celebrated Walk to School Day on Oct. 5. At around 9 a.m., participating students set off for the playground outside Mills Lawn, enjoying a brisk walk through the cool morning on a late-start Wednesday.

  •   Building plans considered for aging schools

    THUMB_SchoolsThe school board is taking steps to deal with what it characterizes as aging infrastructure in Yellow Springs’ two school buildings: Mills Lawn Elementary and McKinney Middle School/Yellow Springs High School.

  •   McKinney students go ‘Into the Wild’ to bike, learn, bond

    McKinney Middle School students and staff led groups of students on a 53-mile bike ride last week as part of the “Into the Wild” immersive learning field trip. Students biked, canoed and camped their way from Yellow Springs to Loveland, learning about the Little Miami watershed and the Underground Railroad in the process. (Photos by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)Last week, approximately 65 students left the hallowed halls of McKinney Middle School on a 53-mile bike trip over three days as part of “Into the Wild,” a project-based learning (PBL) excursion.

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Village Life (archives)

  •   The 8th annual Yellow Springs Zombie Walk

    Zombie family Char Toms, Steve McQueen and Jayden Toms, left, roamed Corry Street in downtown Yellow Springs this past Saturday at the 8th annual family-friendly Zombie Walk. (Photos by Isaac Delamatre)The 8th annual family-friendly Zombie Walk last Saturday attracted many villagers and area zombie enthusiasts for live music, revelry, a costume contest and a Home, Inc. fundraiser.

  •   Community Solutions’ 63rd conference — A focus on climate solutions

    THUMB_VillageLifeThe 76-year-old Community Solutions will hold its 63rd conference, “Climate Crisis Solutions: Charting a New Course.” The event dates are Friday–Sunday, Oct. 21–23. Seventeen local, national and international experts will speak.

  •   A hair salon gets a new look

    Lori Deal, hair stylist and owner of the recently renovated and renamed Blue Hairon Salon, works with longtime client Linda Sikes, who came to the shop recently in preparation for a family wedding. The salon, which features local, original art in its decor, will open its doors as part of the next village Art Stroll, 6–9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14. Deal will have refreshments for stroll visitors. (Photo by Carol Simmons)Hair stylist Lori Deal is celebrating a new “do” of sorts for her hair salon, along with a new shop name, after the recent completion of a full remodeling of the interior.

Government (archives)

Obituaries (archives)

  •   Edwin Kerren Lainhart

    Edwin Kerren LainhartEdwin Kerren Lainhart, born Nov. 28, 1945, passed away at sunrise in his home on Corry Street in Yellow Springs on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016.

  •   Leon Holster

    Leon HolsterLeon Holster passed away Sept. 19, 2016. He was 95 years old.

  •   Rebecca Ann “Belle” Bush

    Rebecca Ann “Belle” BushRebecca Ann “Belle” Bush, age 67, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, at her home in Las Vegas, Nev. Born on March 15, 1949, she was the daughter of the late Meinhard and Beatrice Robinow, of Yellow Springs.

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