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  • Glen Helen fundraiser dinner—Finally, a use for honeysuckle

    Villager Dennis Moore is shown with the three chairs he constructed from honeysuckle that was pulled from the Glen. The chairs will be auctioned this Saturday, July 17, at the “Whoo Cooks for You?” fundraiser event at Glen Helen. While the dinner tickets are expected to be sold out, preregistered callers may bid on the chairs. Register to bid by calling 769-1902 or online at www.whoocooksforyou.org.

    When the barred owl sings its inquisitive call “whoo cooks for you?” this weekend, the folks at Glen Helen will have an answer. At a long dinner table at the Raptor Center on Sunday, July 18, area diners in support of the Glen will sit down to enjoy a meal whose origins are both known and local with the area chefs and farmers who grew and prepared the food.

  • Sea Dogs fry Fighting Fish

    The Yellow Springs Sea Dogs swam strongly against the Forest Ridge Fighting Fish. It was easy to see the Sea Dog teamwork in the meet’s relay events; the Sea Dogs won 11 of the 16 that they swam.

  • Football begins soon

    YSHS football practice will begin Wednesday, August 4, 5–7 p.m. Those interested in playing should call coach Craig McCann at 532-5111. Physicals will need to be completed by that time, and will be offered on Thursday, July 29, 6–8 p.m. at Greene Memorial Hospital.

  • YSHS golf begins

    Practices for the upcoming Yellow Springs High School golf season begin on Monday, Aug. 2, with matches beginning 10 days later. Those interested in being on the team are asked to contact Varsity Golf Coach Mike Reichert to be part of the season’s roster.

  • Twins on top in Major League

    In the Minor League last week, the Indians pushed their record to 8–0 with a pair of wins to keep their spot at the top going into the final week of play. The Indians pounded out 24 hits in their first win of the week, an 18–8 defeat of the Dragons on Wednesday, July 7.

  • Volleyball clinic to start

    The Yellow Springs schools will host a morning girls volleyball clinic July 19–23 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Yellow Springs High School gym. The clinic is for area girls entering the sixth, seventh or eighth grade next fall and living in Yellow Springs or attending Yellow Springs schools.

  • Running champs start camp

    Running may be one of the most natural, intuitive sports there is, but doing it well isn’t as easy as it seems. Two recent Yellow Springs High School graduates, Sam Borchers and Evan Firestone, learned a lot about distance running before going on to win state and national championships in their track and cross country events.

  • Reba Gordon

    Reba Gordon

    Reba Gordon died on Friday, July 9, at the Friends Care Community. She was 96. Reba was born February 4, 1914, in Proskurov, Ukraine, the daughter of Morris Sanders and Mollie Eisenstein Sanders. Fleeing anti-Semitism in Proskurov, her family left for America.

  • Puppets, Persian poetry, and change

    The cast of YSKP’s latest production, The Conference of the Birds, jumped for joy at dress rehearsal in anticipation of the show’s opening on Thursday, July 8. Pictured are, from left, Lilli Rudolf, Talia Boutis, Jaylen Mitchell, Lenaya Leeds, Lindsey Leist, Greta Kremer, Anna Knippling and Lela Dewey. Obscured are Romy Farrar, Naomi Guth, Benjamin Green, Zeb Reichert and Alex Thorp.

    In its 16th year, YS Kids Playhouse continues to produce innovative youth theater for adults and children alike. Its latest musical, The Conference of Birds, explores themes of transformation and self-realization through a 12th-century desert fable.

  • Green towns offer new ideas

    As sustainability gains ground as an integral component of city planning, many municipalities across the country are creating ways to use less energy and ensure that the energy they use comes from renewable sources.

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