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Articles From August 30th, 2019
The recent controversy over locating an Islamic center in downtown Manhattan weighs heavily on Antioch University Midwest Professor Jim Malarkey, an anthropologist who spent eight years living in Islamic countries. To Malarkey, the controversy reflects an unfortunate American tendency to fear those we don’t understand.
At their Sept. 20 meeting, Village Council members voted unanimously to participate in the Village’s first solar power energy package. Council approved the final reading of a subscription package with American Municipal Power, or AMP, which has contracted with Standard Energy, Inc., to purchase up to 300 megawatts of solar energy.
Spring may be most flowers’ idea of a good time, but for those meticulously cultivated, brilliantly colored, dinner-plate-sized darlings known as dahlias, late August to mid-September is when the real party starts. And dahlias know how to have a good time.
When local architect Ted Donnell began working with the Greene County Career Center five years ago, he brought with him an environmental ethic that culminated in a $6.1 million energy upgrade over the summer, replete with geothermal heating and cooling and an insulated roof.
Everybody has a story, whose content is subject to interpretation by its teller. In the case of Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute’s newest project, the storytellers are four area artists who have created three installations for “Local Stories — An Oral Histories Project.” The stories they tell are of the residents who live here and form the essence of the local landscape.
A documentary on the effects of the 40-year-old murders of three civil rights workers on a Mississippi town will be shown Thursday, Sept. 23, at the Little Art Theater in Yellow Springs.
A graveside service for Sonja Reed will be held on Saturday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s Catholic Cemetery in Yellow Springs. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45420.
John L. Magee died of a brief illness Wednesday, Sept. 8, at Friends Care Center. He was 90. He was given comfort in his final days by Heartland Hospice as well as his dedicated caregivers at Friends Care.
Senior Nerak Patterson was the first Bulldog to cross the finish line at the YSHS track and field Friendship Invitational held in Cedarville on Saturday. Patterson, who skipped running last fall to help out the football team, ran his fastest time in almost three years while placing 35th overall out of 194 finishers.
The Yellow Springs High School boys basketball program will host open gym sessions beginning at 7 p.m. through October. The Tuesday session will be held at the Bryan Community Center, and on Wednesdays it will be at the YSHS gym.