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  • Getting low at the Yellow Springs Senior Center

    Hans Marlette performed on the tuba last Thursday, June 19, at the Yellow Springs Senior Center's Third Thursday Potluck. Accompanying him is pianist Sam Reich, a Senior Center regular. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The low frequencies were favored last Thursday, June 19 at the Senior Center as Hans Marlette treated the gathered to a display of what the tuba can do as a solo instrument.

  • Local hen houses focus of TLT benefit

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    Tour de Coops, a bicycyle and walking tour of local backyard poultry efforts, is planned Sunday, June 8, as a benefit for Tecumseh Land Trust.
    A dozen Yellow Springs-area homes and enterprises will open their hen houses to visitors for the afternoon. Site maps and parking will be available at Antioch University Midwest.

  • Leadership shifts at Antioch College

    Antioch College this week announced that Lori Collins-Hall is the new vice-president of academic affairs. She plans to start her job in July. (Submitted photo)

      SIDEBAR: Monica Hasek hire as interim Wellness Center director. Recent shifts in Antioch College leadership aim to build on the college’s strengths and distinctiveness, as well as pivot to a new stage of growth, according to College President Mark Roosevelt in recent interviews. The changes include a new focus on global studies, the hiring […]

  • YSHS One Acts for stunts, funnies

    “My Brother’s Keeper,” a vignette about Cain and Abel including, from left, Blaze Wright, Sam Crawford, Jeremiah Scott, Bear Wright and Josh Seitz, is part of the Yellow Springs High School One Acts showing this weekend at Mills Lawn auditorium. Friday and Saturday shows start at 8 p.m, Sunday’s show is at 2 p.m. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Whatever the One Acts are to local audiences, the one rule of the student-led theater production is there are no rules, and what happens each night depends on the mood of the actors and the alignment of the stars.

  • Yellow Springer starts the day with low-energy breakfast

    Bernard D. Tosste's hopes his new "low energy" breakfast product, EcoToast (TM), will grace the breakfast counters of many a villager. (Photo by F. Stop Fitzgerald)

    The humble slice of toast is possibly the most energy-hungry part of a breakfast, consuming up to 1,500 watts of electricity for a good two to five minutes to brown two slices of bread. 

  • VIDEO: 2014 Glen Helen pancake breakfast

    The Glen Helen Outdoor Education Center was full of volunteers and pancake eaters both young and old. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    After a two-year hiatus, the Glen Helen Association has brought back the beloved Pancake Breakfast.

  • Village budget with smaller deficit OK’d

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    Village Council on Monday evening gave initial approval to a 2014 Village budget with a general fund deficit that is considerably lower than the previously projected deficit.

  • Midwest memoir reading— Eileen Cronin writes about being able

    Author Eileen Cronin will read from her recently published memoir “Mermaid: A Memoir of Resilience” at Antioch University Midwest on Thursday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and will include a discussion and a book signing with the author, who is the sister of Midwest faculty member Joe Cronin. (Submitted photo)

    Growing up, Eileen Cronin loved sports and writing and had the determination to pursue both. Though others would see it differently, these elements had greater influence on her identity than the fact that she was born without fully developed legs.

  • Yellow Springs schools closed Tuesday, Feb. 18

    Yellow Springs Schools decided to delay classes by two hours Tuesday morning because of icy conditions. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Yellow Springs schools are closed on Tuesday, Feb. 18, because of icy conditions.

  • The buddha’s cold smile

    Chris Glaser's snow buddha sits patiently and at peace in the cold, as only the buddha could do. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local artist and contractor Chris Glaser took advantage of nature’s building materials last week when he sculpted a likeness of a meditative Buddha from snow and ice.

  • Slippery slope

    Polly and Carl Cordell’s grandson, Cory, visiting from Westerville, took advantage of the warmer weather and went sledding with his dog, Nala, and father, Cary. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    A heat wave of sorts on Sunday, with a high of 39 degrees, made for a perfect day to enjoy the hill at Gaunt Park. Polly and Carl Cordell’s grandson, Cory, visiting from Westerville, took advantage of the warmer weather and went sledding with his dog, Nala, and father, Cary. See more sledding photos on […]

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