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A sunset through an evergreen filter (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

A sunset through an evergreen filter (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

Aaron’s Lens – A Sunset

A sunset through an evergreen filter.

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Arts (archives)

  •   Foundry Theater hard stage to share

    THUMB_PrintSince Foundry Theater reopened last summer after its first renovation since the 1980s, the black box at Antioch College has been busy.

  •   Writer Kent Nelson to read

    Writer Kent Nelson, winner of the University of Pittsburgh Press Drue Heinz Literature award, will read Tuesday, April 21, at 7 p.m. at the Glen Helen Building.Writer Kent Nelson will read from his work this Tuesday, April 21 at 7 p.m. at the Glen Helen Building.

  •   Women’s voices out loud

    Irene Bedard performing a spoken word piece. (Photo by Megan Bachman)More than 20 local women sang, danced, told stories and read poems at the 36th Annual Women’s Voices Out Loud performance on Saturday. This year’s event was held at the Foundry Theater, its third location in as many years, and also featured an exhibit of artwork by local women.

Village Schools (archives)

  •   Mad undertaking

    In front, from left, Felix Buehrig as Alice is pulled down the rabbit hole by White Rabbit Galen Sieck while, in second row, Sarah Gansz, the Cheshire Cat, grins, March Hare Selah Griffin and Dormouse Lida Boutis look on and Samantha Snyder, also Alice, is greeting Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, Zay Crawford and Timmy Bold. In back left, Ibi Chappelle, as Mad Hatter, is running late. (Photo by Megan Bachman)The Antioch School is staging “Alice in Wonderland” for its annual spring musical.

  •   Ohio approves school testing waiver

    Yellow Springs High School sophomores spent a solid week in March taking the Ohio Graduation Test. Last week the the Yellow Springs district received state permission to waive over 50 percent of standardized tests for grades K–12 over the next five years. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)Yellow Springs public school students are one big step closer to taking significantly fewer standardized tests next school year, as the state of Ohio approved the district’s assessment waiver application last week.

  •   Social media safety the focus of talk

    Dr. Jennie Noll of Penn State University has been researching how children and teens expose themselves to sexual predators online. (Submitted photo by  Patrick Mansell, Penn State)Penn State researcher Dr. Jennie Noll will teach local parents how to keep their kids safe online at Wednesday, April 15, 7 p.m., at the Antioch College Wellness Center South Gym.

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Village Life (archives)

  •   Women help women, quietly

    Founded in 1980, the Feminist Health Fund raises money from the community and disperses it to needy women suffering from a catastrophic illness. Current board members are, clockwise from front, Esther Hetzler, Kathy Robertson, Sue Parker, Janet Ward, Joyce Morrissey, Denise Cupps and Marianne Whelchel. Not pictured is Elizabeth Danowski. (Photo by Megan Bachman)When Moya Shea received an unexpected medical bill from a clinic a few years ago for a procedure she thought was covered by insurance, she was startled. Quite ill at the time, she turned to a local group for help.

  •   Writer, birder Nelson to read

    Writer and birder Kent Nelson of Colorado will read from his work Tuesday, April 21 at 7 p.m. at Glen Helen. (submitted photo)Kent Nelson’s twin passions for writing and birding work well together. For instance, birding takes him to remote and exotic locations, such as an Aleutian island in Alaska, where the Yupik village he visited inspired a short story — about birders who go to Alaska.

  •   Celebrate Earth Week at the Glen

    This tree was planted in 1929 by Hugh Taylor Birch in memory of his daughter Helen Bitch Bartlett. (photos by Suzanne Ehalt)Earth Day events will be held in the Glen all week, beginning this weekend.

Government (archives)

Obituaries (archives)

  •   August Michael Knemeyer

    042315_august-knemeyerAugust Michael Knemeyer, 1946–2015, passed away March 31, under the loving care of his wife, Melva.

  •   Lorena Estlow Hyde

    042315_lorena-hydeLorena Estlow Hyde, longtime resident of Yellow Springs, died on April 17, 2015, at Greene Memorial Hospital in Xenia.

  •   Steve Dorn

    042315_Steve_DornOn Monday, April 13, Steven “Steve” John Dorn peacefully passed away after a long battle with cancer at his home in Yellow Springs, surrounded by family and friends — mostly beautiful women, which made him happy.

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Sports (archives)

  •   Bulldog Sports Rounds-up

    THUMB_SportsSOFTBALL—Girls rally, but fall to Ponitz; TRACK—YSHS Personal bests at Waynesville; McKinney boys break records; BASEBALL wins back-to-back

  •   Youth Baseball annual meeting slated; registration open

    The YS Youth Baseball, Inc. annual meeting will be held on April 29, in preparation for this summer's season. YS Youth Baseball is a recreational league for boys and girls ages 7–11. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)Yellow Springs Youth Baseball, Inc. will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, April 29, at 6:30 p.m. in the Virginia Hamilton room at the library.

  •   Bulldog Sports Round-Up

    Zach Brintlinger-Conn studied the competition during the team’s loss against Newton on Saturday, April 11 (submitted photo)Tennis sweeps opponent 5–0; Baseball takes early leads; Girls drop doubleheader; Track and Field YSHS teams finish fourth, fifth; McKinney opens with a bang