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The concrete ramps in the foreground is phase one of the skate park improvements. (Photos by Suzanne Szempruch)

The concrete ramp in the foreground is Phase One of the skate park improvements. (Photos by Suzanne Szempruch)

Skate Park improved

Public Art Commission celebrated the completion of Phase One improvements to the YS Sk8 Park during Street Fair a few weeks ago. This past Sunday we had a break from the rain and the skate park was hopping just like downtown!

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  •   Jordanian Antioch student to show photos from country

    Antioch College student Jumana Snow will open an exhibit of her artwork at YSAC on June 26. (Submitted photo by Sarah G-Love)The "Captivating Jordan" exhibit and opening at the Yellow Springs Arts Council on June 26 will feature photographs of Jordan along with Arabian music, food and more.

  •   A play on timeless politics

    In a scene from “Inherit the Wind,” Shannon Lewis, as the mayor of Hillsboro and Rob Campbell, as Rev. Jeremiah Brown welcome Matthew Harrison Brady, the well-known Populist jurist and three-time presidential candidate played by Dave Nickel, with much fanfare. The Yellow Springs Theatre Association production opens Friday, June 5, at Mills Lawn auditorium and plays through this weekend and next. (Photo by Carol Simmons)The Yellow Springs Theater Company is completing its first season with a production of “Inherit the Wind,” which has been a stage favorite since it debuted in 1955.

  •   Luisa Owens’ poems bear witness, honor dead

    Luisa Owen will read her original poems in German on Friday, June 5, at the Epic Book Shop. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)Luisa Owens' poems describe the terror and inhumanity of daily life in the concentration camp in Yugoslavia, where Owen lived with her family shortly before the end of World War II, from the ages of 9 to 13.

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  •   Bev Price memorial planned

    ObituaryA memorial for Bev Price will be held Tuesday, June 23, at 2 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church.

  •   Leonard ‘Alan’ Jordan

    ObituaryLeonard “Alan” Jordan died peacefully at home in Brattleboro, Vt., on June 9, 2015, at the age of 61.

  •   Roger Husbands memorial

    ObituaryA memorial for Roger Husbands will be held Sunday, June 21, at 2 p.m., in the Foundry Theater at Antioch College.

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Sports (archives)

  •   Indians remain unbeaten

    THUMB_PrintThe Winds Cafe Indians have jumped out to an early season lead, with a 3–0 undefeated record after the second week of play.

  •   Youth baseball season opens

    THUMB_SportsThe 2015 Minor League season is off to an exciting start, with opening games on Saturday, June 6, resulting in hot bats and some even hotter defense, including the rarest of the rare: a triple play.

  •   Athletes honored as spring season ends

    YSHS senior athletes continuing in their sport at the college level were honored at a signing ceremony at the high school this week. From left are soccer player Jared Scarfpin, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, softball players Jesi Worsham and Chelsea Horton, Clark State Community College and soccer player Ian Chick, Sewanee: The University of the South. (Photo by Megan Bachman)Spring sports are officially over at Yellow Springs High School. Awards were doled out for performance and sportsmanship at an awards ceremony last week.