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  • Winter sports tip off soon

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    Winter sports at Yellow Springs High School begin next weekend.

  • Art & Soul: Art both high-quality and affordable

    Last year more than 850 people attended the Art & Soul art fair which features high-caliber local and regional artists selling fine arts and crafts across many price ranges. This year’s fair is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Mills Lawn School gym. (Submitted photo)

    Those who can embrace the idea of a high-caliber art fair in an elementary school gym will be treated this Saturday to some of the finest and most striking pieces of local and regional art.

  • Website a clearinghouse for help

    Linda Rudawski, left, and Antioch College student Kabbeh Davies are gathering information for the Village Human Relations Commissions’ online directory “Yellow Springs Help,” a comprehensive resource for those in need. A website training for local providers to input their information is 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, at Friends Care Community Skilled Nursing Center. RSVPs are required. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Locals who need help will soon have a “digital case manager” to connect them with the right resources.

  • 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.

  • Look in on artist lock in

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    Three visual artists will be locked in the Yellow Springs Arts Council gallery this Monday through Wednesday creating an installation together out of collected materials.

  • New practitioner joins local docs

    Nurse Practitioner Cliff Fawcett joined Dr. David Hyde and Dr. Neha Patel at Community Physicians this summer. Fawcett can treat and diagnose most illnesses and injuries and is available for same-day appointments on Mondays and Wednesdays during regular office hours. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Need a splinter removed, or a sprained ankle assessed or another medical issue dealt with? Instead of rushing off to see the doctor, you can first see new local nurse practitioner Cliff Fawcett, who can probably take care of what ails you.

  • Clifton man takes on Perales

    Democrat Dave Ogan of Clifton is running for Ohio state representative against Republican incumbent Rick Perales in the 73rd district, which includes Yellow Springs. Ogan is seen here at the Washington Court House Ford dealership he runs. (Submitted photo)

    A Clifton Democrat running for state representative is out to fight “the powers that be” in the Ohio State House who are, he says, too responsive to powerful lobbies at the expense of the needs of local communities.

  • Community Solutions conference soon— Focus is on climate change tools

    About 60 people attended a Climate Conversations event last month where resident and University of Dayton physics professor Bob Brecha, shown above, gave an update on the scientific consensus on climate change. The next Climate Conversation is 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, at the Glen Helen Ecology Institute. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A group of villagers and Antioch College students who attended a climate change march in New York City last month returned home even more inspired to help Yellow Springs cut its carbon footprint.

  • “Killers” play explores violence, human nature

    Thor Sage co-stars in a play he wrote as a senior thesis at Antioch University Midwest. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    “Killers,” an original play written by Thor Sage, will be put on by the Yellow Springs Theater Company at the Antioch Foundry Theater over the next two weekends.

  • New way to empower, protect

    Johanna Kohout, black belt instructor of To Shin Do, here teaching self-defense classes to Antioch College students, will offer a free self-defense workshop for Yellow Springs High School junior and senior girls from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, during a teacher in-service day. A shorter self-defense workshop for YSHS sophomore girls is 1 to 4 p.m, Saturday, Nov. 8. Kohout also hopes to offer local To Shin Do classes to adults and children. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    “Knee him in the nuts and poke him in the eye.”
    Self-defense training often begins and ends with that blanket statement.