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Articles From August 30th, 2019

  • BLOG—Jesus on Jesus

    Playing a Christ who resonates with millions outside of Christianity takes a great deal of faith. For Ted Neeley, that began when he was a bow-legged drummer from Texas who screamed high notes at church gatherings. Ever since, people have been grabbing at the hem of his garment.

  • Village solar field goes online

    Rows of shiny new solar panels on the Glass Farm are the latest and most visible symbol of the Village of Yellow Springs’ commitment to green energy.

  • School board candidates — Hopefuls differ on facilities, PBL

    Last Wednesday and Thursday, more than 100 people per night attended the annual Candidates Night forums, presented by the James A. McKee Association, to spotlight candidates for local office. Shown above is the Thursday night audience for candidates for Miami Township Trustee, from left on stage, Mark Crockett, Don Hollister and Lamar Sparcklen. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Last week, local candidates for school board presented their qualifications and answered questions at the annual Candidates Night Forum sponsored by the James A. McKee Association. On Wednesday, Oct. 18, candidates Steve Conn, Dawn Johnson, Steve McQueen and Aïda Merhemic presented their qualifications and answered audience questions. The four candidates are seeking the three open seats on the board.

  • Tearing up the Pavement

    The skate park at the Bryan Center in Yellow Springs gets a decent amount of action throughout the year. Here are some images of Mark and Austin surfing the pavement earlier this week.

  • Fire department a trustee priority

    The anticipated new fire station and the continuing health of the local fire and rescue squad, which serves village as well as Miami Township residents, were leading concerns expressed during the Oct. 19 James A. McKee Association-sponsored candidates forum.

  • Sax quartet comes to CMYS

    Project Fusion, a saxophone quartet, will perform on Sunday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, presented by Chamber Music in Yellow Springs. Members include Michael Sawzin, tenor saxophone; Matthew Amedio, alto saxophone; Dannel Espinoza, soprano saxophone; Matt Evans, baritone saxophone. (Submitted photo)

    On Sunday, Oct. 29, Chamber Music in Yellow Springs will present the second of this season’s “Quartet of Quartets” with Project Fusion, a young saxophone quartet.

  • Nuanced differences — Mayoral candidates speak

    At last Wednesday’s Candidates Night forum, the four candidates for Yellow Springs mayor — Pam Conine, Laura Curliss, Cathy Price and Gerry Simms — offered nuanced differences on issues, but obvious distinctions in terms of personal style and expertise.

  • Payden Kegley’s 1,000 digs

    Yellow Springs High School senior Payden Kegley was recently recognized for reaching 1,000 digs during her high school volleyball career. She is pictured here with Coach Christine Linkhart. (Submitted photo)

    Payden Kegley started out the year with a goal of reaching 1,000 digs to finish her high school volleyball career.

  • Focus on affordability, development — Council candidates’ priorities

    Issues of affordability and economic development dominated the discussion Thursday, Oct. 19, as the six candidates for Yellow Springs Village Council spoke at the second of two candidate forums organized by the James A. McKee Association in advance of the Nov. 7 election.

  • Spooky Steps

    Present at the parade were fairies and trolls, heroes and robots, and, apparently giant rodents (Adeline Zinger), ’80s dancers (Lily Herzog), superheroines (Isabella Rion) and at least one regal princess (Rhythme Greene). (Photos by Robert Hasek)

    This year’s Mills Lawn ghouls trod the well-worn path of the traditional Halloween Parade.