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  • Visioning results presented

    At a special meeting with Village Council and the Miami Township Trustees on Monday, Aug. 30, the two governmental bodies were presented with a written draft for public review of the year-long Yellow Springs/Miami Township visioning process.

  • Blues, jazz energize village at Fest

    Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 11, and continuing through the weekend, AACW puts on the 13th annual Blues and Jazz Fest at the Antioch College amphitheater. This year’s lineup features five bands, including 5YZ Men from Lagos, Nigeria; Memphis bluesman Daddy Mack; Andrew “Jr. Boy” Jones, from Dallas, Texas; and local musician Nerak Roth Patterson and son Nerak, behind, shown above in 2007. (News file photo)

    The mighty influence of African Americans in American music — from blues, jazz and rock-and-roll to hip-hop and R&B — is annually celebrated at the Blues and Jazz Fest put on by African-American Cross-Cultural Works, or AACW, each fall.

  • Murphy examines cars, consumption

    Recently Pat Murphy of Community Solutions published his third book on energy conservation, Spinning Our Wheels, in which he examines myths about the electric car.

    Electric cars may not be the answer to reducing our dependence on fossil fuels, says local author Pat Murphy in his recently-released book, Spinning Our Wheels. Instead, Murphy proposes, we should share rides to increase transportation’s efficiency and reduce the number of total cars on the road.

  • Eden World offers escape, serenity

    Jennifer Horner has opened Eden World, a Xenia Avenue business that provides a place to relax, create art and get a massage. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    Visitors and residents alike can walk right off the street into an oasis of health and rejuvenation at Eden World Center for Wellness and Discovery at 253 Xenia Avenue. The roster of practitioners, who serve both scheduled and walk-in clients, includes a licensed massage therapist, a reflexologist and two astrologers.

  • Musical renewal for Havurah

    The spiritual activities of the Yellow Springs Havurah have always been done in an organized but less than dogmatic manner. The group of 15–20 active members observes the Sabbath each week on the Antioch College campus that informs its friendly tone.

  • Schools lose football and students

    The decision of the Yellow Springs High School administration not to field a football team this fall for the first time since 1993 has impacted the school community. While the low number of players ultimately forced the program’s closure earlier this month, at least one local student has since chosen to transfer to a school with an active football team, and several others are considering doing the same.

  • Bulldog Sports Roundup

    The YSHS Bulldog boys soccer team opened its 2010 fall campaign with a 3–0 loss to the Chaminade-Julienne Eagles last Thursday, Aug. 26. Just five minutes into the match a careless Bulldog foul 20 yards in front of their own goal set up a direct free kick for the Eagles. Despite the wall of Bulldogs blocking the kick, Chaminade netted the goal to take the lead.

  • Sports Announcements

    The Yellow Springs Aquatic Club (the Seadogs) will hold an organizational meeting Tuesday, Sept. 7, 6 p.m., in the Yellow Springs Library meeting room. The group will elect officers and discuss grants, the yard sale, the survey and ways of making next year’s swim season even better.

  • Brenda Adams

    Brenda Joyce Adams was born in Springfield, Ohio, to the late Russell Lewis Winburn Sr. and Paulina Brown on Feb. 8, 1940. At an early age, she accepted Christ and was baptized in Ohio. She was united in holy matrimony to Philip Adams Jan. 4, 1958, in Springfield.

  • Ruth Bean

    Ruth Bean

    Ruth Bean died Aug. 29 at Friends Care Assisted Living. She was 101. Ruth was born in Glen Ullin, N.D. She knit mittens for soldiers in World War I, played piano for silent movies and taught school in a one-room prairie schoolhouse.

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