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  • Group keeps theater arts going

    Yellow Springs High School Theatre Arts Association board members are shown with props from Urinetown, Guys & Dolls, Big River and other past productions. In the back row, from left, are Laurie Dewey, Sheila Miller, Daniele Norman and Georgia Solomon; middle row, Mary Beth Burkholder, Moira Laughlin, Debbie Henderson; front row, Jerome Borchers. Board members not pictured are Libby Rudolf, Kelley Callahan and Kathleen Krehbiel. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    When a new pit orchestra conductor was needed three weeks before the opening of last spring’s high school musical, the Yellow Springs High School Theatre Arts Association, or YSHSTAA, scrambled to find one. When concerns about censorship of student-written plays arose…

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    From left, Nerak Patterson, Zack McHugh and Gabe Amrhein led the cross-country team to a first-place conference finish at the conference championships at John Bryan State Park last Saturday. The team has won six conference championships in the last seven years. (submitted photo)

    At the Metro Buckeye Conference championships held last Saturday at John Bryan State Park, Yellow Springs seniors Gabe Amrhein and Nerak Patterson led Yellow Springs to the hotly contested men’s title by finishing fifth and seventh overall.

  • Hannah Goldberg

    A memorial service to celebrate the life of Hannah Goldberg will be held Sunday, Oct. 24, 1 p.m. in the Glen Helen Building. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dr. Hannah Goldberg Endowed Scholarship at Community Prep School, located at 126 Somerset Street, Providence, R.I. 02907…

  • Florence ‘Eby’ Whitmore Knight

    Florence ‘Eby’ Whitmore Knight

    Florence “Eby” Whitmore Knight died Oct. 8 at the Cleveland Clinic, with her six children by her side. She was 72. Eby was born on Jan. 8, 1938, in Yellow Springs and was the third of five children of Robert and Elizabeth Whitmore.

  • Sports Announcements

    Yellow Springs Soccer, Inc. will hold a community potluck on Saturday, Nov. 6, 7–9 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. The potluck will celebrate over 45 years of recreational soccer and honor Duke Conrad and Shirley Kristensen for their contributions to women’s soccer in Yellow Springs.

  • Street life

    A sea of people in constant milling motion persisted throughout the downtown area all day Saturday, comprising what Police Chief John Grote believes is probably the largest street fair crowd Yellow Springs has ever had. The traffic from Dayton-Yellow Springs Road backed up to Interstate 675, and Fire-Rescue Chief Colin Altman estimated that the people count was from 10,000–20,000. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

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  • Antioch presidential finalist visits campus this week

    If he’s hired as the new president of Antioch College, Mark Roosevelt will be moving from overseeing a system with 25,000 students to one with a first-year entering class of 25. Most importantly, he’d bring the skills he used to raise the Pittsburgh Public Schools from a failing system to one that began achieving success…

  • A change of key for the chorus

    After 31 years, Ruth Bent is ceding her directorship of the Community Chorus to conductor James Johnston. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Over the past 31 years, the name Ruth Bent has become synonymous with the Yellow Springs Community Chorus. And it was no small concern for Bent, when her eyesight began to fail, that the chorus continue with a strong and dedicated leader.

  • Village Council — Sidewalk policy to change

    Recently Village Council took a first step toward changing Village policy on sidewalk maintenance, shifting from charging home-owners for sidewalk repairs to treating sidewalks similarly to streets, as part of the Village budget.

  • ‘Artoberfest’ celebrates the arts

    Arts Council board and staff members recently toasted to a successful year, which will be celebrated at their first annual Artoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 5 to 10 p.m. at the corner of Limestone Street and Xenia Avenue. Beer, wine and food will be available at the seasonal celebration and fundraiser. From the left, front row, are Carole Braun, Kathy Reed and Phyllis Schmidt; in the back row are Lisa Hunt, Nick Gaskins, Joanne Caputo and Anita Brown. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    This year the Yellow Springs Arts Council has a lot to celebrate, as it hired its first staff member, opened a new office and gallery space and organized the successful summer Yellow Springs Experience.

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