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Articles About Election 2016

  • Art for listening, understanding

    Standing in front of a wall-size poem by Umvikeli G. Scott Jones are Herndon Gallery Curater Jennifer Wenker, center, and student assistants Daniel Cox and Kathryn Olson. The poem is part of the new exhibit, “Living in Divided States,” which features the work of 50 area artists at Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Those entering the Herndon Gallery’s “Living in Divided States” exhibit will first hear the voices, female and male, rising and falling in pitch, in intensity.

  • Village votes by precinct

    Forget all that weird election news from last week. It was just a bad dream! In reality Hillary Clinton swept the polls!

  • Villagers react to historic election

    Donald Trump’s unexpected win hit Yellow Springs hard last week. In the days following the election, dozens of villagers registered emotions ranging from shock, disbelief and confusion to dismay, alarm, outrage and grief.

  • State House, Senate races— Hometown challengers fall short

    Two Yellow Springs hopefuls for state office fell short of their goal Tuesday night against Republican incumbents who decidedly retained their seats in the Ohio Senate and House.

  • U.S. House and Senate: Republicans keep Congress

    Moderate Republican incumbents held& on firmly to their seats in Ohio’s U.S. Congressional races.

  • In stunning upset, Trump clinches presidency

    It wasn’t supposed to be a long night. But for Democrats in particular, Tuesday was a really, really long night.

  • Villagers volunteer for Hillary

    Clinton campaign volunteers Luan Heit and Nick Barton of Xenia were among about 11 volunteers making get-out-the vote phone calls for their candidate last week. Organizers say several hundred villagers have volunteered for the campaign. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    In her almost 90 years, Betty Ford has never before volunteered to help in a presidential campaign. But this year, several times a week, Ford can be found at a local home making calls to get out the vote for Hillary Clinton.

  • Yellow Springs takes part in nationwide reading— Play asks, Can it happen here?

    Yellow Springs is taking part in a nationwide staged reading of a new adaptation of Sinclair Lewis’s political novel, “It Can’t Happen Here.” More than 40 venues will host readings of the play on Monday, Oct. 24, with our local reading scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Yellow Springs library. The Berkeley Repertory Theatre in California is organizing the nationwide event; Yellow Springs organizers are Ara Beal and Lorrie Sparrow-Knapp. (Image courtesy of the Berkeley Repertory Theatre)

    A prescient novel from 1935 is getting new life as a touchstone for our current presidential season.

  • Big debate, big screen at Little Art

    The house was packed Monday night at the Little Art Theatre for a Debate Watch Party presented in partnership with ThinkTV, Channel 16, the local PBS affiliate. Viewers at the free event watched a live stream of the historic presidential debate as it unfolded at Hofstra University in Long Island, N.Y., variously responding to the candidates’ pronouncements with jeers or applause. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    A live stream of the candidates’ debate at Long Island’s Hoftra University and the Little Art’s programming leading up to it were presented through a partnership with ThinkTV, Channel 16, the Dayton-based PBS affiliate.