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  • Brecht at Yellow Springs’ Center Stage— ‘Threepenny’s two cents’ worth

    Professional choreographer Wanda Strukus of Boston (second from right) worked with the cast of The Threepenny Opera last month. Actors pictured are, from left, Ali Thomas, Jack Lewis and Isaiah Crawford.Center Stage’s production of the Berthold Brecht musical opens for a two-weekend run on Friday, Sept. 27. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In Center Stage’s most ambitious production yet, the company is relying on many of its stand-by actors, bringing in some new faces, and giving the play, set in 19th century London, an updated steampunk aesthetic.

  • Council moves to fund Center for Business and Education

    At its Sept. 16 meeting, Village Council took a first step toward approving a Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, funding mechanism to pay for $700,000 in remaining costs for infrastructure development at the Center for Business and Education, or CBE.

  • Dr. Van Ausdal hangs up his stethoscope

    Dr. Paul Van Ausdal will retire after 34 years at Community Physicians on Friday, Sept. 27. The office will honor him with an open house for the community from 2 to 5 p.m. on that day. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Dr. Paul Van Ausdal is retiring after 34 years at Community Physicians, now a part of the Kettering Health Network. He will be feted at an open house at his office on Friday, Sept. 27, from 2 to 5 p.m. The public is invited.

  • Yellow Springs Pottery anniversary— 40 years of spinning wheels

    In February, Yellow Springs Pottery, a local artists’ cooperative, achieved a milestone of 40 years in business. A celebration party for its 10 members and their spouses was held at the Glen House Inn, featuring an afternoon swim, sushi by the pool, a tour of Glenn Owen’s art studio and a catered dinner, followed by a trivia contest. Yellow Springs Pottery members are, from back left, Evelyn LaMers, Kim Kramer, Jane Hockensmith-Reich, Eliza Bush, Janet Murie; front row, Jerry Davis, Justin Teilhet, David Hergesheimer and Marcia Cochran. Not pictured is Michele Dutcher. A pottery-making demonstration on Sunday, Sept. 22, and sale will conclude the anniversary celebration. (Submitted Photo)

    While it’s true that when it opened in 1973, Yellow Springs Pottery may have sold a few more fad items, the overall popularity of the co-op’s handcrafted ceramic tableware has endured.

  • Yellow Springs School District allows service dog

    Jonah Kintner, a Mills Lawn elementary student, has a service dog named Clank who helps him with everyday life skills. Jonah wants Clank to be able to come to school with him.

  • Merle Huntington

    Merle W. Huntington passed away September 9th of multiple illnesses at the age of 92 in Brevard, N.C. He was born in 1920 in Bradford, Penn. to Sarah Neely Huntington, a Latin teacher, and Merle Huntington, Sr., an oil field mechanic. He attended Jamestown Business College, where he met and married Barbara Griffin, daughter of […]

  • Paul E. Schenck

    Paul Erik Schenck would have been 43 years old on Oct. 5; he left his family too soon. Traveling to many places with his family during the 24 years his father was in the Air Force, Paul Erik loved best his time in upstate New York. There he was active in Boy Scouts, achieving the […]

  • Life outside the bubbles in Yellow Springs

    The first annual Yellow Springs Bubble Fest took place at noon last Sunday in downtown Yellow Springs.

  • The new Little Art Theatre takes a bow

    Little Art Theatre Executive Director Jenny Cowperthwaite welcomes theatergoers into the new lobby of the renovated theater, which will be open to the community during an open house from 3 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28. During the first complete renovation in the Little Art’s 84-year history, the theater was closed for the last five months and upgraded with a digital projector and surround-sound system, new cushioned seats, handicapped-accessible bathrooms and a spacious lobby, among other changes. After the open house, the theater begins a 12-day “Back to the Movies” film festival. Regular programming resumes on Friday, Oct. 11. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    This has been a “repair to remember” for the Little Art Theatre. Over the last five months, a half-million dollar renovation has transformed the 84-year-old theater from a relic of the 35-millimeter film era to a state-of-the-art, fully-digital and accessible movie house.

  • Yellow Springs Healers embrace holistic approach

    ust as 1960s counterculture icon Timothy Leary famously told fellow hippies to “tune in, turn on, drop out,” local holistic health practitioners Douglas Klappich and Deborah McGee have some advice today for health and healing: “Tune in, tone up, bliss out.”

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