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  • Rosalie G. Pence

    Rosalie G. Pence of Yellow Springs died Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Friends Care Community. She was 81.

  • Wilma Snyder Casenhiser

    Wilma Casenhiser

    Wilma Snyder Casenhiser died peacefully at home on Thursday, Nov. 8.

  • New documentary by Aileen LeBlanc—Ethiopian Jews seek spiritual home

    On Nov. 21, 1984, a squadron of Israeli airliners, dubbed Operation Moses, landed in famine stricken Sudan and evacuated 8,000 Ethiopian Jewish refugees to Israel. Seven years later, in a follow-up 36-hour mission — Operation Solomon — 34 Israeli cargo planes and airliners landed in Ethiopia and airlifted an additional 14,000 Ethiopian Jews to the Promised Land

  • Ohio premiere of ‘Sparkle’

    To be a dancer with an African-American dance company in the Midwest is not your everyday occupation. To also be 49 and still performing with that company is astonishing. To have suffered a critical injury and attempt to come back at that age, with that company, is the gripping story of Dayton Contemporary Dance Company’s Sheri “Sparkle” Williams. A short film, “Sparkle,” by local filmmakers Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar, will have its Ohio premiere in Dayton this week.

  • Ryan rallies local support at dairy

    It was a little overcast and a bit blustery. But that didn’t stop more than 2,000 supporters from showing up at last Saturday’s Paul Ryan rally at Young’s Jersey Dairy. And a number of the Republican vice-presidential candidate’s supporters hailed from Yellow Springs.

  • YSHS fall play picks up the pieces

    This year’s fall play at Yellow Springs High School has been full of drama with an unscripted denouement. Plagued by chronic absences and a slew of actors dropping out, three weeks into rehearsals for Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, the production was scrapped.

  • Canvassers blow in from the West

    A group of Northern California Democrats left 80-degree weather to brave the cold, November winds of Ohio in hopes of pushing the swing state further left this election. On Monday the four Californians, members of the West Yolo Democratic Club, warmed up at the Emporium before heading out to canvas for Yellow Springs congressional candidate Sharen Neuhardt in Fairborn in 40-degree blistery cold. But they seemed to be more focused on the winds of political change.

  • Drafting the Village budget— Early numbers on target

    The Village of Yellow Springs came to its budget process early this year, and happily too, with most funds coming in close to budget and a sizable cash carry-over to pad the operation. With several more workshops planned for Village Council meetings on Nov. 5 and 23 and Dec. 5, the Village plans to get the coming year’s budget passed by early 2013.

  • Barbara Moore Vincent

    Barbara Moore Vincent died Sept. 24 in her childhood home in Richmond, Calif. She was 96. Barbara was a former Richmond city planner and environmental activist who helped start the regional advocacy group Save the Bay. Her tireless work for public access is credited with helping save miles of shoreline from being overrun by industry. […]

  • Senior Center director resigns

    Yellow Springs Senior Center Director David Scott resigned his position on Oct. 31 after two years at the helm of the organization, citing personality differences between himself and the board of trustees. Scott, 63, said he plans to remain in Yellow Springs and enjoy his retirement spending time with his 95-year-old mother and walking his dog, Suzette.

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