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Articles From August 30th, 2019

  • Blues Fest kicks off in Yellow Springs

    The 16th annual AACW Blues/Jazz/Gospel Fest takes place this weekend from Aug. 22 through Aug. 25.

  • Robust field for local races

    In the past several weeks, several additional villagers have thrown their hats in the ring for local elective offices, making this year’s election season especially robust. Eight people are running for the three open seats on Village Council, seven seek the three seats on the Yellow Springs Board of Education and seven are running for […]

  • Art to wear in “Bling” show

    Jewelry has adorned the human body for 100,000 years as a way to ward off evil spirits, signify religious affiliation and more. It’s also wearable art, and since walking around with an armful of paintings can be cumbersome, donning jewelry is a better way to show off one’s artwork in public. That’s one reason Yellow […]

  • YSHS/McKinney to open­— New staff, new way of learning

    This school year students at Yellow Springs High School/McKinney School will plan for the zombie apocalypse, make documentaries, build roller coasters, erect a sculpture trail and work in agriculture as part of the new project-based learning, or PBL, curriculum that begins the 2013–14 school year. Implementing the district-wide mandate will be difficult, but the educational […]

  • Board, Basora set contract

    Last week the Yellow Springs District Board of Education and Superintendent Mario Basora came to an agreement about Basora’s contract with the local district, according to an Aug. 8 press release. The board will vote on the five-year amended contract at its regular Sept. 12 meeting. “We are pleased to announce that the superintendent has […]

  • 30th annual Art on the Lawn

    Perfect summer weather graced the 30th annual Art on the Lawn last Saturday.

  • Harvest Moon Bakery opens in Xenia— A marriage of bakers, vegan-style

    Chris and Andrea Hutson will open Harvest Moon Bakery in downtown Xenia next week. The bakery will sell exclusively-vegan baked goods like cakes, muffins, cookies and more. The Yellow Springs couple has operated a commercial wholesale vegan bakery from their Xenia Avenue apartment for the last six years. Here Chris shows off his chocolate, vanilla and raspberry twinkys, and Andrea displays various cupcakes, including tiramisu, chocolate, lemon, cookies n’ cream, strawberry jam-filled and vanilla with chocolate chips. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Just one bite of the vegan treats concocted by Yellow Springs couple Chris and Andrea Hutson — a lemon drop cookie, cream-filled twinky or cinnamon roll — will turn any skeptic into a believer, they say.

  • The 16th annual AACW Blues Fest­— Blues, jazz and gospel to reign

    A blues singer from Uruguay will make her first appearance at this year’s AACW Blues, Jazz and Gospel Fest, to take place Aug. 22 through 25 at the Antioch College amphitheatre. The singer, Virginia Martinez, contacted Blues Fest organizers because she’d heard of the event and wanted to perform, according to Karen Patterson. When Patterson […]