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The Gaunt Park hill was the place to be this past Saturday night for the Labor Day fireworks.

The Gaunt Park hill during a fireworks display

Celebrate the Fourth in the village

The annual Fourth of July parade starts Saturday, July 4, at 3 p.m. at Friend’s Care Center, with the evening fireworks later that night at 9:30 p.m.

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  • Several hundred took part in Saturday's 4th Annual Yellow Springs Pride parade.

    Rain can’t dampen Pride

    Several hundred villagers attended Saturday’s Yellow Springs Pride sidewalk parade.

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  • The concrete ramps 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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  • Just Recognized

    BLOG-Be You. Be Recognized.

    If we follow these rainbows, we’re destined to end up closer to our authentic center.

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Arts (archives)

  •   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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Obituaries (archives)

  •   Deborah Ann Dineen

    Deborah Ann DineenDeborah Ann Dineen died peacefully at her home in Port St. John, Fla., on June 14, 2015, at the age of 67, due to complications from uterine cancer.

  •   Ruth Rife Quast

    Ruth Rife QuastRuth M. Rife Quast, age 79, of Centerville, passed away June 27, 2015.

  •   Louis R. Michea III

    Louis R. Michea IIILouis R. Michea III, of Fernandina Beach, Fla. and formerly of Marietta, Ga., passed away on June 10, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. He was 73 years old.

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Sports (archives)

  •   Rain dampens, but baseball goes on

    THUMB_SportsRain continues to wreak havoc on both the Minor and Major League rec baseball schedules, with only enough dry days to get in three Minor League games.

  •   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.