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From The Print Section :: Page 2

  • Election results in the village

    There are many new faces on the village’s governing bodies following the Nov. 7 election.

  • Let the sun shine…

    Pictured here in the first row are, from left, Village Manager Patti Bates, Superintendent of Electricity and Water Distribution Johnnie Burns (with big scissors), Council member Jerry Simms and Council President Karen Wintrow. Other Council members and project collaborators are also pictured. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    The Village’s new 1-megawatt solar array is now up and running on Village-owned property at Glass Farm.

  • ‘Conscious aging’ event

    Cleveland resident Mary Grigolia, minister of the Unitarian Fellowship in Oberlin, will present a workshop on “Conscious Aging” on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 9:30 a.m., at the Senior Center. All are invited. (Submitted photo)

    In American culture, youth is elevated and elders are often dismissed. But organizers of this week’s workshop on “Conscious Aging” want to change that trend.

  • Donations sought for Standing Rock

    The Wakpala Public School on the Standing Rock Reservation in South Dakota is one of two schools to request school supply donations, to be delivered next week by Yellow Springs resident Bettina Stolsenberg. (Submitted photo by Bettina Solas Stolsenberg)

    When Bettina Stolsenberg first traveled to the Standing Rock reservation in South Dakota two decades ago, she fell in love with the landscape and with the people. In a week, Stolsenberg plans to make that long drive again.

  • Village Council — Airbnb regulation in question

    Village Council continued to grapple at its Oct. 16 meeting with how best to regulate local Airbnb lodging, and whether proposed legislation is too restrictive.

  • Raven Murie memorial

    Raven Murie

    A memorial for Raven Murie will be held in the form of an open house on Sunday, Nov. 26, 1–5 p.m., at 1041 E. Hyde Road.

  • Jane Baker: a life of books

    Born in the Netherlands, Jane Baker has lived in Yellow Springs since the 1960s. She has worked as a freelance editor and book designer for many years, including doing copyediting and layout for the Antioch Review since 1975. (Photo by Holly Hudson)

    Jane Baker was born in The Hague, Netherlands, in 1934 to an English mother and Dutch father. As Baker tells it, her parents meeting was quite romantic: her mother, from Wembley, in northwest London, met her father on a transatlantic voyage in the early 1930s.

  • Commentary — How Ted Neeley became Jesus

    Ted Neeley, seated, will return to Yellow Springs to speak at three special showings of “Jesus Christ Superstar” at the Little Art Theatre, at 7 p.m. Nov. 10 and 11, and a sing-along event at 2 p.m. Nov. 12. He’s shown here with co-star Barry Dennen, who died recently. (Submitted photo)

    In the rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar,” the first time that Jesus meets the Roman procurator who will sentence him to death is during a song called “Pilate and Christ.” For Ted Neeley, this scene was shared for decades by his dear friend, Barry Dennen. Just a few days before Neeley and I recently spoke, Barry had died suddenly.

  • School facilities update — K–12 options off the table

    The Yellow Springs school district is no longer considering building options that would put a combined K–12 facility on a single site, according to Superintendent Mario Basora this week. He cited cost as the reason for taking the K–12 options off the table.

  • Pens to Pictures— Films give voice to prisoners

    Five short films created through the Pens to Pictures project, by five women incarcerated at Dayton Correctional Institution, will be screened Thursday, Nov. 2, 7 p.m., at Little Art Theatre. Pictured are the filmmakers and their program partners, including DCI assistant to the warden Vivian Covington, seated, front row left, and project originator and coordinator Chinoye Chukwu, seated, front row right. (Submitted photo by William Jones)

    Addiction, poverty, sexual abuse. The themes that run through the five short films created by incarcerated women through the Pens to Pictures project are difficult topics.

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