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Little Art hosts Williams film tribute

The Little Art Theatre hosts a Robin Williams tribute this Saturday afternoon. The theater will fun “The World According to Garp,” and “Good Will Hunting.”

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    Mindfully Well Center opening

    The Mindfully Well Center is a collective of practitioners, each devoted to their healing art. The center will celebrate its grand opening with an open house Mon., Sept. 1, from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. at 1525 Xenia Ave.

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  • Art collector Richard Lapedes describes one of the pieces in his collection during last year's Art House Hop tour.

    A celebration of local art collectors

    Seven art collectors in Yellow Springs will open their homes on the afternoon of Sat., Sept. 6 to people taking the Art House Hop tour, an event to raise money for the Yellow Springs Arts Council. After receiving such positive feedback on last year’s Art House Hop, the Arts Council decided to reprise the event, featuring seven new art collections.

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    BLOG-B is for Brave

    My second grader isn’t the only one heading back to school. I am too.

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Arts (archives)

  •   Speaking Suns releases first EP

    THUMB_VillageVibesLocal indie rock outfit Speaking Suns' first full-length album, Vanishing Country, is a reflection on the changing landscape of rural Ohio. Watch a video of track "Symmetry" after the jump.

  •   Submit 10-minute plays

    THUMB_ArtsThe Yellow Springs Theater Company is currently accepting submissions for the fourth annual 10 Minute Play Festival. In the tradition of Center Stage, the festival will provide an opportunity for local playwrights, directors and actors to workshop and present their talents.

  •   Hip-hop in the street this week

    Homegrown hip-hop group Village Fam is bringing its annual Summer Jam music festival downtown in a collaboration with the Yellow Springs Arts Council. The live music and art event is 2 to 10 p.m., Saturday, August 9, at the YSAC Gallery, 111 Corry St. Members of Village Fam, which performs at 9 p.m., are, from left, Anthony Carter, Aaron Willis, Issa Walker, Brad Benning-Clark and Marcus Lamont. (Submitted photo)Village Fam may be Yellow Springs’ first hip-hop group, but they hope not to be its last. The group of born-and-raised villagers, now in their 20s, didn’t have access to local hip-hop shows when they grew up.

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  •   Land trust to host farm succession seminar

    Mcnally farmOver 70% of family farms don't make it to the next generation. A local seminar on Aug. 27 aimed at area land owners hopes to curtail the trend.

  •   Food pantry seeks new head

    Patty McAllister, center, who has led the Yellow Springs Area Food Pantry for eight years, will step down next year, as pantry board members, including Sue Dillon and Bob Baldwin, seek to fill the gap and recruit new volunteers from the wider community. (photo by Lauren Heaton)Yellow Springs Area Food Pantry board members are looking for a new head for the pantry, after Patti McAllister steps down Jan. 1.

  •   New business offers Body Wisdom

    Patti Mielziner and Julie Pies recently moved to Yellow Springs to open their myofascial release and therapeutic massage studio, Body Wisdom.When Julie Pies and Patti Mielziner returned to Ohio to be closer to their immediate family, they hoped that their newly opened bodywork practice in Yellow Springs, Body Wisdom, would help them to create some new family as well. Through their work together over time with their clients and patients, Julie said, they come to be like family.

Government (archives)

  •   Miami Township Fire-Rescue calls for 9/11 memorial climbers

    911ImageFire fighters and civilians alike will join in Yellow Springs' first annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Antioch College on Sept. 27. Participants are encouraged to register early for the fundraising event.

  •   Brown water coming soon

    THUMB_GovernmentVillagers are likely to experience brown water during next week's hydrant flushing, which begins Monday, Aug. 18.

  •   Township to float levy renewal

    THUMB_PrintMiami Township Trustees voted at their meeting this month to place a Township Fire-Rescue levy renewal on the ballot in November. The trustees chose a renewal, which does not increase taxes, for several reasons, including the possibility that they may ask voters for a new levy next year to build a new fire station.

Obituaries (archives)

  •   Eugene Philip Diehl

    082814_diehlEugene Philip Diehl was born in Xenia on Oct. 9, 1925, to Anna Funderburg Diehl and Philip Diehl and died on Sunday, Aug. 24, just shy of his 89th birthday. Growing up in Yellow Springs, Gene worked on his parents’ farms and stabled several horses at the one just outside the village on Route 343. […]

  •   Alfred V. Johnson, Jr.

    Johnson, U.S. Coast Guard, World War II, aboard the Sea Cloud.Alfred V. Johnson Jr. died Thursday, July 31. Beloved husband of Anna H. Johnson; devoted father of Alan Hull Johnson (Kathryn B.) and Alisa Johnson. He is also survived by two grandchildren; sister, Anna Mae Johnson; cousin, Rita Campbell; sister-in-law, Mary H. Bowers and other relatives and friends. Mr. Johnson is pictured during World War […]

  •   Mary ‘Margie’ Check

    082141_M_CheckMary M. “Margie” Check, 66, of Xenia and formerly of Cedarville, passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 5. Margie was the eldest of five daughters of the late John J. and Livia Check. She graduated from Cedar Cliff High School, class of ’66, and attended Central State University. In the 1960s and 1970s, Margie was an […]

Higher Education (archives)

  •   Filmmaker to present master class, Nixon film

    Documentary filmmaker Brian Frye is coming to Antioch College to show a free screening of his and Penny Lane's 2013 film.Documentary filmmaker Brian Frye will give two presentations, both free and open to the public, on Thursday, Aug. 14, at Antioch College.

  •   Freedom Summer, 50 years later

    Antioch College students, faculty, and staff on their way to Jackson, Mississippi sit in front of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Change in Atlanta, Georgia.50 years ago in the summer of 1964, a number of Antioch College students and alumni participated in the Freedom Summer project by traveling to Mississippi to help organize and operate Freedom Schools and to register African-American voters. During their most recent break this June, several current Antioch students, faculty, and staff traveled to Jackson, Mississippi to participate […]

  •   A lifetime of co-op for Ken Carter

    Ken Barker, a 1952 graduate of Antioch College, currently volunteers in the office of cooperative education.Ken Carter was taken with the idea of cooperative education when he first encountered the co-op program in an Antioch College course catalog in his high school library in 1948. In 1956, just four years after his graduation from Antioch, he was drawn back to the co-op office by a job offer from J.D. Dawson, […]

Sports (archives)

  •   Amazing moms and dads of T-ball

    Erasmus “Raz” Thornton, Lidija Lackovich-Van Gorp, Maddy McGuire and Darija Lackovich-Van Gorp took part in some T-ball shenanigans on a recent Friday evening. Perry League T-ball ended last Friday night with an annual potluck, during which trophies were given to all participants. (photo by Suzanne Szempruch)It says in our “Guide to Yellow Springs” entry that the Perry League is a self-supporting, all-volunteer beginners’ baseball program for all our community’s children regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ability or disability, sexual, spiritual or religious orientation. Self-supporting? We spent $1,800 this summer on T-shirts, baseball caps, a dozen new soft dot […]

  •   Minor League Pirates win in the end

    THUMB_SportsAll I can say is, “Wow!” What an incredible finish it was to the 2014 Minor League season.

  •   T-ball’s sweet, goofy monster

    Mateen Sajabi led an enthusiastic group of T-ball players out on the field at a recent game. The season winds up this Friday, 6:30 p.m., with a potluck and trophy give-away. (photo by Suzanne Szempruch)Sophia Purdin, 3, has a flower tattoo painted on her face. She walks right up to me, her eyes shining, lifting her hands so they are as high as her ears.

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