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  • Events focus on those with disabilities

    The documentary film "Shooting Beauty," from which the above still was taken, will be shown this Saturday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Little Art Theatre. The film follows a photographer as she discovers a new world at a center for those with mental and physical disabilities.

    A series of events will take place this Saturday, Dec. 7, to increase awareness of those with mental or physical disabilities. A documentary on the topic will be shown at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Little Art Theatre.

  • Library sends free books to kids

    Greene County Library Director Karl Colón and Youth Services Coordinator Kay Webster helped to launch the Dolly Parton Imagination Library locally last month. All children under five can sign up to receive a free book mailed to their home each month as part of the program. Some of the books being sent are in the foreground. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Every child under five in Greene County is now eligible to receive a free book in the mail once a month.

  • Yellow Springs News 2013 Holiday in the Village

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    Find out what’s happening around town today and this holiday season with the calendar listings in this Yellow Springs News special publication.

  • Community Thanksgiving for all

    Eva Paige was one of more than 200 villagers, past and present, who enjoyed last year's community Thanksgiving dinner.

    The annual Yellow Springs Thanksgiving dinner takes place today at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church.

  • Mental health gathering

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    Two peer-led support groups for mental health have begun meeting. A group for those with mental illness is held each Wednesday from 6:30-8 p.m.

  • Help prepare for Thanksgiving dinner

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    With Thanksgiving just about a week away, Yellow Springs is gearing up for its annual community Thanksgiving potluck dinner. The community meal is sponsored and planned by the Interspiritual Council, and a final planning meeting before the big day will be held Thursday, Nov. 21 at 5 p.m. in the lounge of the First Presbyterian Church.

  • A local introduction to the “Fourth Way”

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    Several local practitioners will present an introduction to the teachings of Armenian spiritual philosopher George Ivanovitch Gurdjieff this week at the library.

  • Make sure you’re in the Community Directory

    Part of the B section of the 2012-13 Redbook.

    Each year, the Yellow Springs News produces a local, community-oriented phone directory, with business and residential listings called the Redbook. A RESIDENTIAL LISTING IS FREE.

  • Barr property to host homage to Mills house

    The Hammond family plans to model their Mills Park Hotel on the Barr property after the 1870 Mills House (see below). Pictured from left are Jim Hammond, Chamber of Commerce representative Roger Reynolds, and Libby and Katie Hammond, talking over the plans at the Grinnell Mill. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    the 28-room hotel that local family Jim, Libby and Katie Hammond plan to build on the Barr property just across from the school will be called Mills Park Hotel, in an homage to William Mills.

  • Herbicide incident report delivered

    Maria Penrod, right, was all about the water, while Olivia Hale and Maleigha Young, left, sunned themselves before diving in. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    At Village Council’s Nov. 4 meeting, Village Solicitor Chris Conard presented a summary of his investigation into the June 12 overuse of herbicide at the Gaunt Park pool that led to the closing of the pool

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