2013's Friends Music Camp concert at Mills Lawn.

2013's Friends Music Camp concert at Mills Lawn.

FMC concert to benefit Glen Helen

Friends Music Camp, or FMC, will present its 31st benefit concert on Saturday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m., at Mills Lawn. Proceeds will benefit Glen Helen.

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Arts (archives)

  •   Council examines ‘busking’

    THUMB_GovernmentAt their July 7 meeting, Village Council members continued an earlier discussion on how best to balance the needs of buskers and business owners in a way that doesn’t put a damper on what many villagers see as a source of downtown uniqueness.

  •   ‘Superhuman Happiness’ at YSKP

    Gods and goddesses of Roman myth will do battle in the Antioch Amphitheater during this summer’s Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse production, “Superhuman Happiness.” Some of the 49 youth in the show are, from left, Nia Dyer (Helen), Sammie Woolley (Clara), Zoe Williams (Arachne), Chekinah Williams (Ceres), Reese Elam (Juno), Jaylen Mitchell (Jove). “Superhuman Happiness” runs July 10–13 and July 17–20. (Photo by Megan Bachman)Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse explores the theme of transformation in its new original music, "Superhuman Happiness," an adaptation of Roman poet Ovid's magnum opus “Metamorphoses.”

  •   Schumacher benefit on Sunday

    092613_schumackerA musical benefit for local musician Carl Schumacher will take place this Sunday, July 6, at 2 p.m. at the Seniot Center.

Village Schools (archives)

  •   Yellow Springs schools aim to opt out of tests

    THUMB_SchoolsThe Ohio legislature recently approved an education bill that gives Yellow Springs schools a chance to apply for a waiver from any and all state and federally mandated standardized tests.

  •   Sports budget at 10-year low

    THUMB_SportsOn any given day during the school year, dozens of students from McKinney and Yellow Springs High School can be seen releasing their energy on the soccer field, sprinting for a lay up on the basketball court, diving for a run on the baseball field, or participating in the many other sports the school has traditionally offered.

  •   Bulldogs Walking, 2014

    Rachele Orme, Nicholas Miller-Jacobson and AnnDee Pettiford (photo by Lauren Heaton)57 Yellow Springs High School seniors who graduated last Thursday, May 29. As usual the high school gym was steaming, but that didn’t bother the many parents, family members and friends who cheered the graduates on. Also pictured here are valedictorian Rachel Meyer and salutatorian Zoey McKinley. RELATED POSTS: ’14 YSHS award recipients Sea Dogs […]

Economy (archives)

  •   Ohio Brass & Electric to play Emporium tonight

    Ohio Brass & Electric, which plays tonight at the Emporium, performed last Saturday at the Yellow Springs Street Fair. Shown in front is guitarist Skip Leeds. The group was joined by 11-year-old Sean McDonald on saxophone.The local horn band Ohio Brass & Electric will perform tonight, Friday, June 20, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Emporium during the Summer Art Stroll.

  •   New sandwich and pizza cafe opens

    aletas2The village’s newest restaurant is now open. Aleta’s Café, at the Oten Gallery, 303 Xenia Ave., serves hot Panini sandwiches, pizzas made with Naan bread and salads for lunch and dinner seven days a week.

  •   Villagers rate ED strategies

    THUMB_PrintAs an adjunct English professor at Clark State Community College, Cyndi Pauwels is among the one-third of Yellow Springs residents who work in the field of education and four-fifths of working villagers who commute.

Village Life (archives)

  •   ‘Japanese Festivals: Cooking and Culture’ rescheduled

    THUMB_VillageLife“Japanese Festivals: Cooking and Culture,” originally scheduled for Friday, July 18, at the library, has been rescheduled due to illness. It will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 6:30–8 p.m. Registration opens Aug. 24. RELATED POSTS: Trick-or-treat postponed until Friday NAMImobile to educate on mental illness Mental health gathering Youth rec soccer registration open Village […]

  •   Cyclists, soccer tournament brings heavy traffic to village

    THUMB_VillageLifeYellow Springs will be the hub of several major events this weekend, giving rise to more than the usual amount of foot and automobile traffic and a road closure Saturday.

  •   NAMImobile to educate on mental illness

    The “NAMImobile,” a traveling educational bus to fight stigma of mental illness visits the Yellow Springs Village BP at the corner of U.S. 68 and Corry Street from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 22. The event is hosted by the National Association on Mental Illness Yellow Springs affiliate. (Submitted photo)A bus from the National Alliance on Mental Illness will be in Yellow Springs Tuesday, July 22, to help educate villagers on mental illness.

Government (archives)

  •   Council examines ‘busking’

    THUMB_GovernmentAt their July 7 meeting, Village Council members continued an earlier discussion on how best to balance the needs of buskers and business owners in a way that doesn’t put a damper on what many villagers see as a source of downtown uniqueness.

  •   Bates begins Village manager job

    Village Council President Karen Wintrow swore in Patti Bates as the new Village manager at Council's July 7 meeting.Patti Bates was sworn in as the new Yellow Springs Village manager at Village Council's July 7 meeting.

  •   Village ends appeals process — Courts side with Struewings

    THUMB_VillageLifeA panel of three Ohio appeals court judges last month sided unanimously with Ken and Betheen Struewing in their case against the Village over rights to Village water and sewer services.

Obituaries (archives)

  •   Hazel Sweeney

    ObituaryHazel Sweeney, née Wright, died on Monday, July 7, following a long illness. She was 90.

  •   Lynda Triplett Clark

    Lynda Triplett ClarkLynda Triplett Clark of Flemingsburg, Ky., passed away Tuesday, June 24, at her residence. She was 61.

  •   Martha Gay Lampert Luttrell

    ObituaryMartha Gay Lampert Luttrell, of Xenia, passed away Wednesday, July 9, at Summit Park Hills Nursing Center. She was 97

Higher Education (archives)

Sports (archives)

  •   T-ball’s healing powers

    SPORTS_thumbMy day up until 6:30 p.m. Friday evening had not been treating me well. My body had renewed its occasional auto-immune-y ache, which it is keen to do when it is least desired. The buzzing of a solitary mosquito inside my head that began around noon had grown to a symphony of construction equipment banging […]

  •   Reds B lead the Major League

    THUMB_SportsDespite suffering their first loss of the season, The Winds Cafe Indians’ 4–1 record was good enough to hold on to a slim half-game lead over the Sam and Eddie’s Open Books Reds record of 4–2.

  •   Dragons, Pirates tie in nail-biter

    THUMB_SportsThe shortened holiday week and another late afternoon thunderstorm resulted in only a single minor league game completed last week, but it was probably the most exciting one of the season yet.

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