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Articles From August 30th, 2019
The McKinney Middle School and Yellow Springs High School girls basketball program is offering open gym sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 4 to 6 p.m. The sessions began Tuesday, June 23, and are open to any middle and high school girls interested in playing basketball.
Boys fall soccer meeting Friday night The annual players’ and parents’ preseason meeting for the Yellow Springs High School boys soccer team will be held Friday, July 3, at the high school at 7 p.m. Any student-athlete interested in playing for the YSHS boys soccer team this fall should attend this meeting with his parents. […]
The seventh and eighth-grade Yellow Springs girls volleyball teams will begin July practice sessions every day of the week of July 6–10, and Monday through Wednesday the week of July 13–15. Practices run from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and take place at the Yellow Springs High School/McKinney School gym.
Most art is meant to be viewed by the public, but not all art takes up permanent residence in the public sphere in the way the three pieces that won the village’s first public sculpture contest are about to do. But come Street Fair time in early October, three public spaces in the village will display Beth Holyoke’s three-dimensional yellow mosaic of the word “springs,” Olga Ziemska’s sculpture of the hands of villagers cast in white in the image of a bird in flight, and Migiwa Orimo’s old-style telephone booth that beckons villagers to come inside and create their own experimental artworks.
On Tuesday, June 30, the boards of Antioch University and the Antioch College Continuation Corporation, or ACCC, announced that each unanimously approved an agreement that paves the way for the creation of an independent Antioch College in Yellow Springs.
There is a small movement afoot to allow Sunday liquor sales and consumption in the downtown business district, which could significantly affect village restaurants and also local nonprofit organizations. The local option issue is one for the November ballot that needs approval from a majority of registered voters in the village to allow businesses in the downtown precinct to sell liquor on Sundays.
When Nacim Sajabi had her first child several years ago, she surprised herself by speaking to her baby in Farsi, the language of Iran, her mother’s homeland. While Sajabi’s mother, Farzaneh Mader, and her aunts and grandmother had spoken Farsi to Sajabi as she grew up in Yellow Springs, she most often responded in English. But the birth of her firstborn seemed to spark inside her some deep connection with the language she didn’t even know she had.
The Reds won all three games in last week’s Minor League play to pull into a tie for the lead with the Indians. The Reds notched their first win against the Pirates, 15–4, on Monday, June 22. Amanda Perkins, Travis Scarfpin, Cameron Haught and Mason Lindsey all scored a pair of runs, while Dylan Rainey, Colton Hicks, James Fulton, Ethan Perkins, Christian Elam, Sawyer HaleWolf and Jakob Woodburn all added one run each.
Family and friends of David Landes will host a potluck celebration in his memory at the Glen Helen Building, Saturday, July 11, from 3 to 8 p.m. There will be music, stories, good food and good friends. All are welcome.