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  • Yellow Springs music scene gets bigger

    Local indie band Speaking Suns rocked the audience at the Spirited Goat Coffeehouse on Saturday night. The band will perform with labelmates Sport Fishing USA and Blond at a fundraiser for the independent label Great Guys Records. From left are Connor Stratton on bass, Jacob Diebold on guitar, David Byrne (back) on drums and Sam Salazar on keyboard. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    For a bumping live music scene, Sixth Street in Austin and the Williamsburg neighborhood in Brooklyn had a competitor in downtown Yellow Springs last Saturday night.

  • Emily Jane Fleming

    Emily Jane Fleming

    Emily Jane Fleming, of Yellow Springs, was given rest and peace in the early hours of Friday, March 7, following a courageous and heroic battle with breast cancer. She was 38.

  • Yellow Springs cuts energy use smartly

    Electricity use in Yellow Springs fell from 37,000 megawatt-hours in 2003 to 30,600 MWh last year, in part due to energy-efficiency measures implemented under the Efficiency Smart program. (Source: Village of Yellow Springs)

    Yellow Springs shaved 3.7 percent off of its annual electricity use over the last three years, thanks to a communitywide energy-efficiency program.

  • Village budget with smaller deficit OK’d

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    Village Council on Monday evening gave initial approval to a 2014 Village budget with a general fund deficit that is considerably lower than the previously projected deficit.

  • Women’s voices ring, out loud

    This year the 35th annual Women’s Voices Out Loud performance and art exhibit will take place at the Herndon Gallery at Antioch College, at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 8. Shown are co-organizer Laurie Dreamspinner, left, and Antioch’s Herndon Gallery Creative Director Dennie Eagleson. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    For an event that has been centered on the free and unhindered expression of women for 35 years, the annual Women’s Voices Out Loud visual art display was not likely to stay behind closed doors.

  • Glen Helen’s pancake breakfast returns

    The Glen Helen Annual Pancake Breakfast is back for its 37th inauguration. The event, last held here in 2011, takes place on Saturday, March 8, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Outdoor Education Center. Participants are encouraged to park in the Corry Street lot and join one of the naturalist-led hikes to the OEC starting at Trailside Museum at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., and coming back at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. (Submitted photo by Brooke Bryan)

    Who can resist the thought of eating a pile of fluffy golden pancakes seated next to friends and neighbors as the spring sun streams through the window at our homey Outdoor Education Center?

  • Village Council sets goals for 2014

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    Hiring a new Village manager, completing a water sourcing analysis and physically updating Council chambers head the list of 2014 Village Council strategic goals, according to a prioritized list reviewed by Council members at their Feb. 18 meeting.

  • Dorothy Eagan

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    Dorothy Eagan, formerly Dorothy Poortinga, passed away last week due to complications of ovarian cancer. She was 66.

  • The Yellow Springs Bulldog Youth Basketball League will end its season with an All-Star skills competition, awards ceremony and potluck breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1, in the John Bryan Community Center gym.

  • Midwest memoir reading— Eileen Cronin writes about being able

    Author Eileen Cronin will read from her recently published memoir “Mermaid: A Memoir of Resilience” at Antioch University Midwest on Thursday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and will include a discussion and a book signing with the author, who is the sister of Midwest faculty member Joe Cronin. (Submitted photo)

    Growing up, Eileen Cronin loved sports and writing and had the determination to pursue both. Though others would see it differently, these elements had greater influence on her identity than the fact that she was born without fully developed legs.

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