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  •   A Generation Apart — The YSKP Alumni

    Margaret Hild, a long serving member of the YSKP soaks in the memories of bygone shows. (All photos by Aaron Zaremsky)The Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse hosted a small gathering last Saturday for alumni to reminisce about the plays they acted in as kids that shaped their lives as adults.

  •   An art-full weekend

    Cathy Ledeker, "Reviving Ophelia." On display at the Winds Cafe beginning Sept. 18, together with works by Penelope S. Adamson.Five art shows are opening this weekend (Friday and Sunday) at different locations around Yellow Springs.

  •   2016 Blues Fest to honor Faith Patterson

    The AACW Blues, Jazz & Gospel Fest returns to the village this weekend with diverse performances and activities. At the heart of this year’s festival is a community memorial service for Faith Patterson, the festival’s founder and a beloved Yellow Springs community member who died in January. Patterson will be honored at 3 p.m. Saturday on the 2016 festival grounds at the John Bryan Center. Here, she is pictured watching her son, musician Nerak Roth Patterson, perform at the festival in 2006. (News archive photo by Robert Hasek)Remembering, honoring and celebrating the life of teacher and community organizer Faith Patterson will be at the forefront of this year’s AACW Blues, Jazz & Gospel Fest, the music festival she founded here in 1997.

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  •   One, two, three, four wheels …

    The Antioch School is holding its annual "Anything on Wheels" this Sunday, Sept. 25, noon to 3 p.m.. Pictured above are riders at the 2012 event, from left: Jorie Sieck, Sam Linden (obscured), Zack Brintlinger-Conn, Evelyn Potter, Samantha Bold and Zenya Hoff-Miyazaki. (News archive photo by Matt Minde)The Antioch School's annual bike ride and fundraiser, "Anything on Wheels," is happening this Sunday, Sept. 25, noon to 3 p.m. Riders of unicycles, bikes, trikes and more are welcome!

  •   New Older Group teacher at the Antioch School

    Everyone has a turn to talk and share during the daily morning meeting of the Antioch School’s Older Group. The OG has a new teacher, Sally Dennis (far left), and teaching assistant, Matt Moon (third from left) this year. Student Luka Sage-Frabotta sits between them during Tuesday's meeting time; classmates Mia Florkey and Luca Acheson sit to the right. (Photo by Carol Simmons)When Chris Powell retired last spring after 28 years as the Older Group teacher at the Antioch School, imagining someone new stepping into her room as lead teacher may have seemed hard.

  •   Adoff, Lydy, Snider new McKinney, YSHS teachers

    Eight new teachers and the new fundraiser for the Yellow Springs school district took part in orientation activities last week. Front row, from left, teachers Steve Bleything, Kevin Lydy, Robert Grote and Christopher Snider. Back row, from left, district fundraiser Dawn Boyer and teachers Shannon Wilson, Carrie Juergens, Lorrie Sparrow-Knapp and Jaimie Adoff. Yellow Springs students return to school this Friday, Aug. 19. The three new Yellow Springs High School teachers will be profiled in the August 25 issue of the News. (Photo by Carol Simmons)As the first week of the new academic year concludes, we present the final three new teachers, who will teach at Yellow Springs High School or McKinney Middle School.

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  •   Leon Holster

    OBIT_thumbOn September 19th Leon Holster passed away at Friends Care Center.

  •   Stephen ‘Steve’ Gegner

    092216_gegnerstephenStephen “Steve” Gegner, born May 25, 1941, has gone to be with the Great Aikido Master in the sky on Sept. 11, 2016.

  •   LaGora Lind

    OBIT_thumbLaGora Marie (Smith) Lind, retired LPN at Community East Hospital and resident of New Palestine, Ind., died Sept. 11, 2016, joining in death many valued friends.

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