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  • The race for girls in sports is on

    Female involvement in sports at Yellow Springs High School has been a much talked about subject over the past year. With the decline in the number of girls participating in high school sports noted by last year’s local women’s sports equity committee…

  • A Carnival filled with Bliss

    Sporting a painted mask, Curtis Bliss snaked through the Dayton Street Cirque Carnival on Friday, July 16, doing a freestyle hip-hop dance called “popping and locking.” The street fair for Dayton Street drew a crowd of about 600 people, who came between 6 and 10:30 p.m. to see the fire dancers, live bands, and many local and regional artists booths. See additional photos of the Carnival on page 6 of this week's issue. (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

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  • Council pursues levy renewal

    Continuing a discussion they had last month about the Village property tax levy, Village Council members at their meeting Monday, July 19, voiced a general preference to renew the five-year levy at its current rate.

  • College honors Freedom Summer

    Antioch College Morgan Fellows Anne Bohlen, left, and Jean Gregorek designed a series of events at the college this summer in honor of the historic civil rights events of Freedom Summer, 1964. The next event on Wednesday, July 28, features the Academy-Award nominated documentary Freedom On My Mind. The events take place at 7:30 p.m. at Herndon Gallery on the Antioch campus.

    Reflecting the historic Antioch College emphasis on social justice, the revived Antioch College is sponsoring a series of events this summer focusing on the civil rights movement, especially Freedom Summer in 1964.

  • Looking at Yellow Springs through our elders’ eyes

    Local videographer Patti Dallas and Jeri Lyn Studebaker are working to complete a new series of interviews with local elders. The first segment will screen at the Little Art Theatre on Saturday, July 24, 4 p.m.

    In 1999 local filmmaker Patti Dallas produced “A Portrait of Yellow Springs Through the Eyes of Our Elders,” a documentary for which she interviewed 17 individuals aged 75 and older. The elders spoke to themes such as the village’s early history, local resources such as Glen Helen and Antioch College, and the landmarks of Yellow Springs.

  • Village commissions serve community

    Dedicated local volunteers who serve on Village commissions do much of the work to preserve and enhance the community. With vacancies on three key commissions, others have the opportunity to step up.

  • YS Kids Playhouse ‘Oceans’ moves to the power of dreams

    The YSKP players from Oceans of Notions (Lakes of Mistakes) reached for their dreams this week during a rehearsal at the Presbyterian Church. They are, from back left, Annabel Welsch, Nia Stewart, Jonah Trilliana, McKenna Banaszak-Moore, and in front, Lorien Chavez.

    At a YS Kids Playhouse rehearsal last week in the Presbyterian Church, the cast members of the newest show, Oceans of Notions (Lakes of Mistakes), were laughing hysterically as they ran through the passageways of Westminster Hall.

  • Women’s race soon

    Yellow Springs Girls Running is hosting the second annual Simply Women 5k run and walk for women and girls, to be held Saturday, July 31, 9 a.m. at Yellow Springs High School.

  • Local track meet set

    The 20th annual Miami Valley open track and field meet will be held Thursday evening, July 22, at the Yellow Springs High School track. The meet, hosted by the Miami Valley Track Club, gets underway at 5:30 p.m.

  • Yellow Springs Youth Baseball

    The Twins continue to lead the Major League standings despite not being able to complete a single game last week due to rain. Their game on Monday, July 12, against the Royals was called after three innings, with the Royals leading 3–2.

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