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  • Activism and art at Antioch

    An international exhibit of socially engaged art featuring archived documentation from 22 projects that blurs the boundary between activism and art runs at Antioch College’s Herndon Gallery in South Hall April 18 through May 16. Co-curators of “Living as Form (The Nomadic Version)” are Antioch visual arts professor Sara Black, center, and Antioch artists in residence Jillian Soto, left, and Anthony Romero, right, who recently worked on the exhibition at the Herndon. The three artists will host the first of three weekly conversations about the exhibit at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When is activism also art?
    For example, Women on Waves, a ship that performs medical abortions outside of the territorial waters of countries where it is illegal, or Project Row Houses, a low-income housing development in Houston where the houses are sometimes canvases for artistic expression.

  • Economic development since 2000— Ideas abound, actions lag behind

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    Around 1998 local attorney Craig Matthews was representing a Dayton company that worked with that city to boost the economy in depressed neighborhoods. Around the same time, he found, in an old box in his office above Star Bank, a copy of Arthur Morgan’s book, Industries for Small Communities, with Morgan’s philosophy that vibrant small towns need diverse, vibrant businesses.

  • 2014 capital project budget— Village Council sets priorities

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    In a year of deficit spending, what capital projects are essential? At their April 7 meeting Village Council members considered that question, prioritizing capital needs for the Village. Council will vote on legislation for the 2014 capital budget at its April 21 meeting.

  • April fools

    At top left, an unfortunate bee was caught unawares during a routine pollination; at center, a flowering magnolia tree bears the additional weight of snow caps, while, at right, the tip of a still-closed tulip is graced with a tuft of snow.

    After a strong spring warming, Yellow Springs woke up to an all-too familiar winter sight Tuesday morning, as a quick cold front brought a sticky blanket of snow and freezing temperatures to the region. RELATED POSTS: A study in white Trust Village road crew— Parting the frozen waters First Snow Cool digs

  • LaRaine (Dewey) McQueen

    Obituary

    LaRaine (Dewey) McQueen died peacefully of natural causes on Jan. 18, in assisted living in Meridian, Idaho, surrounded by her four children and one adult grandchild. She was 79. LaRaine created a warm and inviting home for her family and all who visited. Her idea of a dream job as an interior designer showed in […]

  • Bulldog Sport Round up

    Freshman Kasey Linkhart prepares to serve on the second doubles court in the Yellow Springs High School varsity co-ed tennis team’s match against Beavercreek on Wednesday, April 9. Visible behind her on the first double court is sophomore Henry Potts-Rubin. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    TRACK AND FIELD Boys and girls stand out at KTC The Yellow Springs High School track and field teams competed against former rivals in the now-defunct Kenton Trace Conference at the Old KTC Invitational last weekend. Going up against mainly Division II teams, the girls took fourth place out of seven teams and the boys […]

  • In 80s, incubator boosted businesses in Yellow Springs

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    One of Village government’s first attempts at revving up the economy involved hiring villagers Vicki Morgan and Phyllis Schmidt in 1986 as Yellow Springs Associates, in an attempt to improve the image of Yellow Springs to surrounding communities.

  • Yellow Springs Community Foundation celebrates 40 years cultivating community

    The Yellow Springs Community Foundation is celebrating 40 years this year with a monthly series of soundslide stories featuring its donors, grant recipients and beneficiaries. The audio pieces begin this week on the YSCF Facebook page, and continue through September, when the foundation will host a celebration party at the Antioch College Wellness Center. Above, Collin Calfee, left, and Gini Meekin participate in the Project Peace, funded in part by the Community Foundation. (Submitted Photo)

    The three-heart logo that has stood for the Yellow Springs Community Foundation since 1974 represents its three pillars — the donors, the recipients and the beneficiaries: the people of Yellow Springs.

  • Wellness doctor hopes to return to Village

    Dr. Donald Gronbeck hopes to open a family practice at the former Creative Memories building. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Donald Gronbeck, a 2002 Antioch College graduate, hopes to start his first practice, Yellow Springs Primary Care, the first week of May at the former Creative Memories building, fronting on Dayton Street.

  • Home Inc. offers workshop — Village foreclosure rate high

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    Losing one’s home to foreclosure is most often traumatic. Foreclosures hurt communities, too. Though Yellow Springs has weathered the housing crisis well with only a small dip in home sale prices, foreclosure rates are relatively high here and may be on the uptick.

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