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Community members are invited to read "Memory's Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia" for this year's Community Read.

Community members are invited to read "Memory's Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia" for this year's Community Read.

Community Read to focus on understanding dementia

The Yellow Springs Community Library is partnering with the Yellow Springs Senior Center’s Dementia Friendly Yellow Springs, or DFYS, Project to host the first ever Yellow Springs-wide Community Read.  The selected book will be Gerda Saunders’ “Memory’s Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia.

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  •   Stringing us along

    Spectators and participants in the Cello Springs Festival 2018 technique workshop include, from left, Paul Van Ausdal, Jane Baker (partially obscured), Chiara Enderle, Miriam and Eleanor Liske-Doorandish and Joshua Dent. (Photo by Matt Minde)About 15 cellists gathered at Rockford Chapel Saturday, Jan. 6, for a technique workshop, part of the 2018 Cello Springs Festival.

  •   Cello Springs returns to village

    Cello Springs Festival, an 11-day cello extravaganza, returns to Yellow Springs with a series of public, semi-public and private events through Saturday, Jan. 13. From left, are co-directors Miriam and Lisa Liske-Doorandish and Chiara Enderle. (Photo by Carol Simmons)Like snowbirds of a sort, cello players from far and away have descended on Yellow Springs in recent days for the second annual Cello Springs Festival.

  •   DPO brings cello and harp quartet to Emporium

    Cello and harp sounds will emanate from the Emporium on Saturday, Jan. 13.The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance, or DPAA, announced EDGE, a performing arts series filled with “unconventional performances in unconventional places,” with all concerts being free and open to the public.

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  •   Changes come to two village eateries

    Brian Rainey, owner and chef of the Sunrise Cafe, recently announced that he’s opening a second restaurant, the Calypso Grill and Smokehouse, that will feature Caribbean food. The restaurant, which is scheduled for a March opening, will be located in the former location of Dona Margarota’s, a Mexican restaurant that closed in November. (Photo by Jeff Simons)Last November, when Tony Avalos closed his Mexican restaurant for remodeling, he wasn’t sure about its future. Or the future of the 1535 Xenia Avenue building. But after meeting with Brian Rainey, who’s owned the Sunrise Café since July 2004, the two restaurateurs struck a deal.

  •   Dig it.

    Last Thursday, Dec. 14, Village leaders assembled for the groundbreaking ceremony for Cresco Labs, which has begun construction on a new facility for the cultivation of medical marijuana. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)Last Thursday, Dec. 14, Village leaders assembled for the groundbreaking ceremony for Cresco Labs, which has begun construction on a new facility for the cultivation of medical marijuana.

  •   Atomic Fox moves to online, auction sales

    Terry Fox, auctioneer and owner of Atomic Fox, which specializes in selling mid-20th-century furniture and décor, has closed his Dayton Street retail store to focus on his growing business in the online market. (Photo by Carol Simmons)The nearly empty storefront on Dayton Street doesn’t mean that Atomic Fox, the retro furniture and décor shop that has occupied the space for nearly three years, is going out of business. It does mean, however, that the business is transitioning.

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  •   Robert William Thompson

    Robert William ThompsonRobert William Thompson of Washington Court House and Yellow Springs died on Dec. 23, 2017, at Patriot Ridge Community, Fairborn, at the age of 71.

  •   Susanne Emily Oldham

    Susanne Oldham and SteelSusanne Emily Oldham took her leave of family and friends on the first day of 2018.

  •   James P. ’Jim‘ Gray

    James P. “Jim” GrayJames P. “Jim” Gray, age 76, passed away Wednesday morning, Dec. 13, 2017, at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis.

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