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Articles From August 30th, 2019

  • Community Thanksgiving for all

    The annual Community Thanksgiving dinner takes place today, Nov. 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church.

  • Council is close to ACE vote

    While members of Village Council didn’t vote on whether to leave the Greene County ACE Task Force at their Nov. 16 meeting, a majority of Council members stated they support leaving ACE, or are leaning toward that position. Council said it will vote on task force involvement at its next meeting, on Dec. 7.

  • Last frame for ‘would you, could you’

    Lance Rudegeair with two of his wildlife portraits, which represent a new direction in the local artist’s work. “Endangered Species: Wildlife Art by Lance Rudegeair” opens at “would you, could you” In a Frame on Friday, Nov. 20, with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m., and remains on display through Dec. 30. When the show comes down, the gallery itself will close. Owner Sherryl Kostic is closing the combination gallery/framing business after 20 years in the village. (photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Sherryl Kostic’s “would you, could you” In a Frame is closing next month after 20 years in the village. The combined gallery and framing business has occupied its light, bright glass-fronted shop (formerly Joe Holly’s Cleaners) on Corry St. for the past 10 years.

  • Art & Soul’s holiday fair fare

    Normally when one retires from organizing a popular artist studio tour, organizing another art fair isn’t the first task one might hope to undertake. But in the case of Yellow Springs resident Lisa Goldberg, the promotion of art is something “intimately tied to her being.”

  • Would you, could you…one last time

    (photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Villagers gathered to enjoy the opening of Lance Rudegeair’s “Endangered Species” exhibit at “would you, could you” In a Frame last Friday, Nov. 20

  • Leadership changes at YSCCC

    Mary Stukenberg, interim director of the Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center, “dug in” to her new job last week, with the help of Ella Fodal-McCray (left) and Lilly Brown (right). Stukenberg, a former teacher at the center, started in her new role on Monday, Nov. 2. Former interim director Karen Wolford was also asked back to help stabilize the center after Executive Director Rebecca Lowry, hired in July, left on Oct. 30. (Photo Audrey Hackett)

    Four months after hiring a new executive director, the Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center is again without permanent leadership — but the center’s board has moved swiftly to pull together a credible interim team. Other changes, including new fundraising efforts, are also underway.

  • YSHS students teach PBL to others

    At the school board meeting on Nov. 12, board members and administrators discussed how the district will continue to evolve with its Project-Based Learning (PBL) methodology.

  • College names new president

    Thomas Manley, current president of the Pacific Northwest College of Art, has been named the new president of Antioch College. (Submitted photo by Matthew Miller)

    Thomas Manley, the current president of the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, has been chosen the new president of Antioch College. Dr. Manley will be the second president at the revived Antioch, following Mark Roosevelt, who is leaving the job at the end of his five-year contract on Dec. 31.

  • Mary Boyersmith


    Mary Alice Boyersmith has passed away.

  • Cecil R. Newman


    Longtime resident Cecil Robert Newman passed away peacefully on Nov. 2 at home with family present. Cecil was born May 31, 1924, in Spalding, Clarendon, Jamaica, to Teddy and Mary Newman.

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