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  • Artists under lock and key

    Three artists will be locked in the Yellow Springs Arts Council Community Gallery for 72 hours next week and expected to come out with a collaborative art installation from two boxes of collected materials. Participating in “Locked In,” from left, are videographer Travis Hawkes, and artists Jennifer Bachelder of Columbus, Ron Hundt of Kettering and Pierre Nagley of Yellow Springs. The installation runs Nov. 15–30 with an opening from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14. (Submitted photos)

    Put a Yellow Springs muralist, a Kettering city planner and a Columbus trash artist in a gallery. Add two boxes of random art materials. Allow them three tools apiece. Hire a videographer to record them.
    Then don’t let them out for three days.

  • Aaron’s Lens – The Bike Path

    (Photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    The Miami Valley Scenic Trail is a recognizable and widely used landmark in town that has been used by biking enthusiasts and casual riders for years.

  • Antioch University moves to Midwest

    Antioch University offices moved into the AU Midwest building this week. Pictured in front are the administrative staff of both institutions, from left, back row, chair of AUM’s Early Childhood Education program Julie Biddle, Enrollment Management Vice Chancellor Ronald Brown, Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs Director Sara Ross, VP of Institutional Advancement Ian Swedish, Library Director Steve Shaw, Marketing Manager Kelly Leff; and front row, School of Education Director Marian Glancy, AUM President Karen Schuster Webb, University Chancellor Felice Nudelman, core faculty member Mary Ann Short, Regional CFO Barbra Stewart, and presidential assistant Jennifer Maynard. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The hallways at Antioch University Midwest rumbled with the sounds of moving furniture, artwork and people this week as the 40 Antioch University administrators formerly located across the street moved into the Midwest building.

  • Returns: CBE fails; library, fire levy win

    Public funding for the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, went down with a resounding “No” on Election Day, with 64 percent of villagers voting against the public funding, and 36 percent voting in favor. The vote brings to a halt Village Council’s decision to move ahead with the business park, which has been in the making for more than 10 years.

  • 18 apply for chief

    When the Village stopped taking applications for the position of Yellow Springs police chief on Oct. 31, the municipality had 18 candidates from both inside the department and as far as Rhode Island, according to Village Manager Patti Bates, who will hire the next chief. So far, the hiring process is on schedule, and the Village is set to name the next chief in mid-December, Bates said this week.

  • Village Council chooses top firm— Water plant process begins

    At their Nov. 3 meeting, Village Council members took a significant step toward constructing a new water plant. Council selected its top choice out of three preliminary design firms for the project, and if negotiations on cost are successful, the firm could begin the design process soon, according to Village Manager Patti Bates this week. The entire building process is expected to take two years.

  • YS lonely liberal loyalists

    Though Yellow Springs voters came out in greater numbers per capita than citizens in Greene County or statewide, they were largely voting for the losing teams. Across the state, despite villagers’ protest at the ballot, Republican incumbents held their seats for governor, attorney general, auditor and secretary and treasurer.

  • Harold J. LeVesconte

    Harold Levesconte

    Harold J. LeVesconte passed away peacefully in his San Jose home on Nov. 6. He was 89.

  • William Ronald (Ron) Parrill Sr.


    William Ronald (Ron) Parrill Sr. passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 6, at Friends Care Community in Yellow Springs. He was 87.

  • Glen Helen welcomes volunteers to Honeysuckle Daze

    Among its various efforts to remove invasive species this year, the Glen invites volunteers to join its annual Honeysuckle Daze on Saturday, Nov. 15.

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