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Articles From August 30th, 2019
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Continuing a discussion they had last month about the Village property tax levy, Village Council members at their meeting Monday, July 19, voiced a general preference to renew the five-year levy at its current rate.
Reflecting the historic Antioch College emphasis on social justice, the revived Antioch College is sponsoring a series of events this summer focusing on the civil rights movement, especially Freedom Summer in 1964.
In 1999 local filmmaker Patti Dallas produced “A Portrait of Yellow Springs Through the Eyes of Our Elders,” a documentary for which she interviewed 17 individuals aged 75 and older. The elders spoke to themes such as the village’s early history, local resources such as Glen Helen and Antioch College, and the landmarks of Yellow Springs.
Dedicated local volunteers who serve on Village commissions do much of the work to preserve and enhance the community. With vacancies on three key commissions, others have the opportunity to step up.
At a YS Kids Playhouse rehearsal last week in the Presbyterian Church, the cast members of the newest show, Oceans of Notions (Lakes of Mistakes), were laughing hysterically as they ran through the passageways of Westminster Hall.
Bulldog Basketball held a fundamentals of basketball camp for youth last week at the Community Bryan Center outdoor courts.
Yellow Springs Girls Running is hosting the second annual Simply Women 5k run and walk for women and girls, to be held Saturday, July 31, 9 a.m. at Yellow Springs High School.
The 20th annual Miami Valley open track and field meet will be held Thursday evening, July 22, at the Yellow Springs High School track. The meet, hosted by the Miami Valley Track Club, gets underway at 5:30 p.m.
The Twins continue to lead the Major League standings despite not being able to complete a single game last week due to rain. Their game on Monday, July 12, against the Royals was called after three innings, with the Royals leading 3–2.