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From The Print Section :: Page 46

  • History resounds in Clifton chautauqua

    The Ohio Chautauqua comes to Clifton June 30–July 4, with both daytime and evening workshops and performances. Historic performances will be given by, clockwise from left, Hank Fincken as gold seeker J.G. Bruff, Marvin Jefferson as Martin Luther King, Jr., Kevin Radaker as Henry David Thoreau, Dianne Moran as Indian captive Olive Ann Oatman and Debra Conner as Titanic survivor Edith Russell. (Submitted photo by Dented Lens Photography)

    The Ohio Chautauqua stops for a week in each of four cities through July 11, including Chillicothe, Akron, Clifton and Coshocton.

  • Music of the Trees, for the trees

    The Glen Helen Benefit Concert begins at 7 p.m. and features original songs by The Trees, including band members Amy “Blue,” Scott Lindberg, Matt Minde, and guest percussionist Ryan Stinson. (Submitted photo by Eliza Minde-Berman)

    A fundraiser event, Honoring the Glen Helen Concert, to benefit the Glen Helen Association will be held Saturday, June 27, at Antioch University Midwest.

  • Pride steps out in the village

    Melissa Heston’s Wonder Woman and Mary Kay Smith led last year’s Yellow Springs Pride sidewalk parade. Most 2015 Pride events will take place Saturday, with a family potluck at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at John Bryan Center, speakers and music in the afternoon and the parade downtown at 5 p.m. (News archive photo by Megan Bachman)

    This weekend villagers are invited to celebrate diversity in Yellow Springs at a variety of events sponsored by the 4th Annual Pride Week.

  • Antioch College commencement inspires

    On Saturday morning hundreds of enthusiastic Antioch College students, parents, leaders, staff, and Yellow Springs community members attended the college’s first commencement ceremony since its revival, held at the Wellness Center with the overflow crowd at McGregor 113. Twenty-one students graduated. Shown above are, at top, Seth Kaplan-Bomberg, one of six graduates chosen to speak, delighted the crowd with his original song about his college experience. (photo by Matt Minde)

    Inspiring, rousing, uplifting — each component of the Antioch College commencement fit these descriptions on Saturday, as the college celebrated its first post-revival graduating class while reaffirming its social justice legacy.

  • T-ball, mud ball, having a ball

    Jimmy Chesire discusses “dog, dog, deer. dog, dog,” with Maggie Bullock at home base at Friday night’s Perry League game. T-ball continues Friday evenings at 6 p.m. through August 7. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    And that’s our Perry League, Yellow Springs’s T-ball program for all the community’s children ages 2–9 regardless of race, color, or creed, sexual orientation, ethnicity, spiritual inclination, ability or disability.

  • Ruth Rife Quast

    Ruth Rife Quast

    Ruth M. Rife Quast, age 79, of Centerville, passed away June 27, 2015.

  • Rainbows in the rain

    Undeterred by rain and cloudy skies, hundreds of villagers took part in last Saturday’s Yellow Springs Pride events, including a downtown sidewalk parade. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Undeterred by rain and cloudy skies, hundreds of villagers took part in last Saturday’s Yellow Springs Pride events, including a downtown sidewalk parade.

  • Rain dampens, but baseball goes on

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    Rain continues to wreak havoc on both the Minor and Major League rec baseball schedules, with only enough dry days to get in three Minor League games.

  • Veteran ceramicists join YS Pottery

    In April Naysan McIlhargey and Lisa Wolters joined Yellow Springs Pottery as the 42-year-old co-op’s first new members in roughly 15 years. McIlhargey, who owns Miami Valley Pottery, crafts wood-fired functional stoneware and Wolters’ creates hanging wall plaques with inspirational messages. (Photo by Hope Houston)

    Two new potters are firing up Yellow Springs Pottery with an array of distinguished, decorative pieces and wood-fired, functional stoneware.

  • School board— District fundraiser job considered

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    For the first time since devising the 2020 Strategic Plan five years ago, Yellow Springs school board members agreed to explore the possibility of using public funds to hire a professional fundraiser for the school district.