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  • Meister is a boon for Boonshoft

    Yellow Springs resident Mark Meister, head of the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery in Dayton, recently oversaw an expansion of the museum’s zoo exhibit. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    It’s as if Mark Meister’s whole career led up to his current post. He served as founding director of a children’s museum in Minneapolis, headed the nation’s largest archeology organization and directed science and art museums around the country, always with a focus on education.

  • New band Kuan defies labels

    At a band practice in Dayton, from left, Kuan’s drummer Brett Nagafuchi, guitarist Charles Heck, guitarist Paul Larkowski and bass player Bryan Wright played tracks from their latest album, “Colors.” (photo by Megan Bachman)

    Kuan’s brand of experimental instrumental rock music breaks all the rules. More art than entertainment, the local band’s addition to the already-diverse Yellow Springs music scene is rock that’s both highly composed and free jazz-inspired. Recently returned from a 32-day, 30-city nationwide tour and with a new EP album,“Colors”…

  • Antioch School kids feel the beat

    Kids love drums. Performer and educator Eric “The Fish” Paton thinks he knows why. “There’s this sense of personal expression that’s possible,” Paton said in a recent interview, comparing introducing drums to a group of children with introducing oboes, a process that would take considerably longer. “Everyone can find their voice quickly.”

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    The YSHS boys soccer team ended a season-long winning drought on Thursday, Sept. 23, defeating the Xenia Christian Ambassadors 4–1 at home at the school’s homecoming game. Defender Elliot Cromer put the local side up 15 minutes into the match when he scored on an 18-yard looping header from the top of the penalty box.

  • Gym open for basketball

    The Yellow Springs High School boys basketball program will host open gym sessions beginning at 7 p.m. through the fall. The Tuesday session will be held at the Bryan Community Center, and on Wednesdays it will be at the YSHS gym.

  • Hannah Goldberg

    Hannah Goldberg

    Hannah Goldberg died on Sept. 24, at Friends Care Community with her beloved daughter, Lisa, and close friends by her side. She was 77. Hannah was born on Jan. 28, 1933, the daughter of Charles and Minnie Friedman. Her parents, both immigrants, met while taking classes in English at night school.

  • Why they’re dahlias, dahlink, dahlias

    A laciniated nenekazi dahlia blossomed in Dinah Anderson's garden on Orton Road. (photos by Lauren Heaton)

    Several Yellow Springers devoted themselves to their dahlia patches this year and produced some breathtaking flowers. Even if these dahlias didn’t win ribbons, they certainly won hearts.

  • AUM to hold forum to aid understanding

    The recent controversy over locating an Islamic center in downtown Manhattan weighs heavily on Antioch University Midwest Professor Jim Malarkey, an anthropologist who spent eight years living in Islamic countries. To Malarkey, the controversy reflects an unfortunate American tendency to fear those we don’t understand.

  • Council OKs solar project

    At their Sept. 20 meeting, Village Council members voted unanimously to participate in the Village’s first solar power energy package. Council approved the final reading of a subscription package with American Municipal Power, or AMP, which has contracted with Standard Energy, Inc., to purchase up to 300 megawatts of solar energy.

  • Hello, dahlias! Looking swell, dahlias

    September is the height of dahlia season, and several growers in the village are feasting their eyes on their long-awaited prizes, which come in more varieties and colors than the average eye can appreciate. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Spring may be most flowers’ idea of a good time, but for those meticulously cultivated, brilliantly colored, dinner-plate-sized darlings known as dahlias, late August to mid-September is when the real party starts. And dahlias know how to have a good time.

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