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Vincent van Gogh, "Enclosed Wheat Field in the Rain," 1889. Via Wikipedia.

Vincent van Gogh, "Enclosed Wheat Field in the Rain," 1889. Via Wikipedia.

BLOG— Infinite cathedral

There’s no problem the wind and rain can’t solve, even the November wind and rain. The wind and rain can’t name the problem, can’t diagnose it, can’t prescribe, yet they can, shall we say, dissolve it.

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Web Features
  • The 365 Project Young People of Color will present a screening of "Higher Learning" on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

    Free screening of ‘Higher Learning’ slated

    The 365 Project Young People of Color will present a screening of the 1995 John Singleton film “Higher Learning” on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m., at the Little Art Theatre.

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    BLOG-In Harmony

    We walk many paths but we can achieve much together. Imagine voices raised… not in anger but in song…and never despair.

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  • The second annual Gingerbread Festival will be held Saturday, Dec. 10, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., at Mills Lawn.

    Second annual MLS Gingerbread Festival

    The second annual Gingerbread Festival will be held Saturday, Dec. 10, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., at Mills Lawn. The event will feature a variety of activities, and all funds raised will benefit the Mills Lawn PTO.

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By Category

Arts (archives)

  •   WinterSong Encore at First Presbyterian

    WinterSong Encore is happening this Saturday, Dec. 3, at First Presbyterian Church. Music begins at 7 p.m. Pictured are singers from the 2010  event, previously held at the Emporium, including, from left, Jeanna GunderKline, Molly GunderKline and Jim Felder. (Photo by Susan Gartner)Enjoy the high-volume, high-spirits musical talent of more than 20 local singers and musicians at WinterSong Encore, this Saturday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m.

  •   ‘Nagasaki’ author to speak at AUM

    Susan Southard, author of “Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War,” will speak in the multipurpose room of Antioch University Midwest on Saturday, Nov. 19, from noon to 1:30 p.m. (Submitted photo by Susan Santi)Susan Southard, who will be awarded the Dayton Literary Peace Prize this week for her nonfiction book on the survivors of the Nagasaki atomic bomb, will speak in Yellow Springs this Saturday.

  •   34 artists to participate in 2016 Art & Soul

    Zazu Metcalf (top) creates cards (such as the bottom image), while her mother, Colette Palamar, creates sun and winter hats for babies, kids and adults (one is pictured here on Zazu). The mother-daughter duo are among 34 artists from Ohio and Indiana exhibiting at the fifth annual Art & Soul fair, held this Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mills Lawn School gymnasium. (Submitted Photos)A wide range of original arts and crafts creations—both decorative and functional—will be featured this weekend in the fifth annual Art & Soul fair, in the Mills Lawn School gymnasium.

Village Schools (archives)

  •   Yellow Springs School Board— Group to create mediation protocol for PBL

    THUMB_SchoolsThe Yellow Springs High School’s Student Relations Board, a group of students and teachers, will be reconfiguring the project-based learning, or PBL, contracts signed by students in each class, with the intent of developing a mediation protocol for how the PBL teams deal with conflict.

  •   Village Council— Improving school bikeway safety

    THUMB_GovernmentRecent concerns about the safety of students traveling on West South College Street have prompted the Village to look into improving bikeways on that route.

  •   All for one … heck of a YSHS play

    From left, YSHS actors Jonah Trillana (Aramis), Windom Mesure (Athos), Allison Bothwell (Sabine), Grant Crawford (D’Artagnan) and Duard Headley (Porthos) at a recent rehearsal of “The Three Musketeers,” the high school’s fall play. Alexandre Dumas’s classic swashbuckling comedy, updated with a feminist twist, will be performed this weekend and next. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)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.

Economy (archives)

Village Life (archives)

  •   Support local nonprofits on #GivingTuesday

    #GivingTuesday, a national day of support for nonprofit groups, will be held Tuesday, Nov. 29.Sixteen local nonprofits will participate in #GivingTuesday on Tuesday, Nov. 29.

  •   Food help for those in need

    The Yellow Springs Food Pantry, located in the basement of the United Methodist Church, is one of several nonprofits that aim to address the needs of villagers who struggle financially. Shown above are volunteers David Robinow, Bethany Gray, Sue Bothwell, Paula Hurwitz (the pantry’s director) and Pat Robinow. The pantry provides food for residents of Yellow Springs and Clifton on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month from 2 to 4 p.m. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)Serving more than 80 families this year, the Yellow Springs Food Pantry provides food help to residents of Yellow Springs and Clifton.

  •   Standing up for Standing Rock

    About 35 people gathered at the Yellow Springs Speedway last Friday to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, which cuts through the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. The local protest is one of several efforts in Yellow Springs to call attention to the issue and support protestors in Standing Rock. Speedway’s parent company, Marathon, is a major investor in the pipeline project, and local protestors plan to continue pressuring the company with demonstrations each Friday in Yellow Springs and each Wednesday at Speedway’s Enon headquarters. (Photo by Matt Minde)Recently, a number of Yellow Springs residents have been advocating on behalf of those demonstrating against the construction of an oil pipeline through the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North and South Dakota.

Government (archives)

  •   Village votes by precinct

    VOTE_thumbForget all that weird election news from last week. It was just a bad dream! In reality Hillary Clinton swept the polls!

  •   Villagers react to historic election

    VOTE_thumbDonald Trump’s unexpected win hit Yellow Springs hard last week. In the days following the election, dozens of villagers registered emotions ranging from shock, disbelief and confusion to dismay, alarm, outrage and grief.

  •   State House, Senate races— Hometown challengers fall short

    VOTE_thumbTwo Yellow Springs hopefuls for state office fell short of their goal Tuesday night against Republican incumbents who decidedly retained their seats in the Ohio Senate and House.

Obituaries (archives)

  •   Mary E. Corry

    Mary E. CorryMary E. Corry died on Nov. 24, 2016, at Friends Care Center, surrounded by her family, at the age of 101.

  •   Richard H. Gomez

    Richard H. GomezLieutenant Colonel Richard H. Gomez, USAF, Retired, age 89, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at Elmcroft Senior Living.

  •   Ted Weatherup

    OBIT_thumbTed Weatherup passed away Monday, Nov. 21, 2016 at Heartland Nursing Home in Beavercreek.

Higher Education (archives)

  •   Antioch College to hold post-election teach-in

    Antioch College will hold a post-election teach-in on Friday, Dec. 2, to address concerns that have arisen since the Nov. 8 presidential election.Antioch College will host a post-election teach-in on Friday, Dec. 2, 2–9 p.m. The event is open to all in the community.

  •   ‘Nagasaki’ author to speak at AUM

    Susan Southard, author of “Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War,” will speak in the multipurpose room of Antioch University Midwest on Saturday, Nov. 19, from noon to 1:30 p.m. (Submitted photo by Susan Santi)Susan Southard, who will be awarded the Dayton Literary Peace Prize this week for her nonfiction book on the survivors of the Nagasaki atomic bomb, will speak in Yellow Springs this Saturday.

  •   Horseplay at school

    Pictured is horse Iggy with handler Jennifer Lawson, together with, from left, student Jonah Martindale, Antioch Farm Manager Kat Thomas and student Mia Bates. (Photos by Suzanne Szempruch)Three horses from the Riding Centre and one from Funderburg Farms visited Antioch College on Tuesday, spreading equine peace, love and happiness.

Sports (archives)