Nov
15
2018
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Thursday
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  • Beggars Night and bonfires tonight

    Ghouls, ghosts and goblins will run amok in town once again on Halloween night, Oct. 31, 6–8 p.m., stopping at various locations around town to partake in cider and hot dogs around bonfires. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    This year’s Beggars Night will be held Wednesday, Oct. 31, 6–8 p.m. throughout the village.

  • Water boil advisory for south end of town

    Water boil advisory

  • 21-gun salute for John Bernard Christian

    Services for John Bernard Christian on Saturday, Oct. 27, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, will include a 21-gun salute, between 11:30 and 11:45 a.m.

  • YS Open Studios — An inside look at local art and artists

    A few of the 29 local artists opening their studios for a villagewide gallery sale this weekend are, from left, photographer Matthew Collins, potter Dianne Collinson and sculptor Brian Maughan. (Photos by Jeff Simons)

    Yellow Springs is increasingly becoming renowned for its own vibrant community of artists, and this weekend, art lovers can get a first-hand look at what some of the village’s talented artists are creating.

  • Sanctuary explored as ICE activity increases

    Edith Espinal, an undocumented Mexican-born woman who has lived in the Columbus area for decades, is shown here being welcomed by the Columbus Mennonite Church, which for the last year has provided her sanctuary to protect her from deportation. Pastor Joel Miller, pastor of the Columbus church, will speak this Saturday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m., at Rockford Chapel, of his church’s experience in offering sanctuary. (Submitted photo)

    When friends of Dayton attorney Kathleen Kersh express their outrage at the Trump administration’s practice of separating immigrant families at the U.S./Mexican border, Kersh reminds them: the very same activity is taking place in Ohio, and at an ever-increasing rate.

  • Environmental news — EPA responds to Vernay cleanup plan

    YSI Senior Scientist Jessica Moyer displayed the flag the company received for an Ohio EPA Encouraging Environmental Excellence award at its Brannum Lane facility. YSI received the highest level — platnium —for its work to conserve resources at their facility and in the wider community. YSI, now owned by Xylem, is a 70-year-old local company that designs and manufacturers water sampling and monitoring instruments used around the globe and in the region, including by the Ohio EPA. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    It’s been 16 years since Vernay Laboratories began working under order of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop a plan to clean up contamination at and around the company’s former manufacturing facility at 875 Dayton St. But Vernay has more work to do before its final cleanup plan is approved.

  • Brothers to present film — Political satire propels ‘Oath’

    In Ike Barinholtz’s “The Oath,” a politically divided family gathers for Thanksgiving dinner the day before all Americans have been asked — under some duress — to sign the titular oath of loyalty to the United States. As tensions rise around the holiday table, the family is threatened when two federal agents drop by to question Chris (Ike Barinholtz), who is a vocal opponent of The Oath. Clearly enjoying their Thanksgiving meal around the table are, from left: Abbie (Meredith Hagner), Pat (Jon Barinholtz), Alice (Carrie Brownstein), Chris, Kai (Tiffany Haddish), Eleanor (Nora Dunn) and Hank (Chris Ellis). (Submitted photo)

    On the day after Thanksgiving — Black Friday — all Americans have been asked to sign a pledge of loyalty to the United States. This is the central conceit of “The Oath,” a dark comedy/horror/political satire film starring Ike and Jon Barinholtz, and written and directed by Ike.

  • Emily Foubert’s Nature Connect — Kids plus nature equals wonder

    At a recent Forest Family session of the Nature Connect outdoor school, Emily Foubert looked closely at a puffball mushroom with Zander Breza, who had spotted the mushroom. Looking on are Meredith Carpe and daughter Havah, age 2. The program, Mondays from 9 to 10:30 a.m., is open to children 5 and under with an adult. Foubert, who grew up in Yellow Springs, is fulfilling her dream of opening up an outdoor school for children. Tuesday sessions for home-schooled children are also offered. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    In this, its pilot season, Emily Foubert’s Nature Connect outdoor school offers two weekly sessions through November: the Forest Family program and a Homeschool program. Both programs have openings.

  • CMYS concert series— Attacca Quartet’s ‘all-Beethoven’

    Attacca Quartet will present an all-Beethoven program on Sunday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church, as the second installment of Chamber Music Yellow Springs’ 2018–19 season. (Submitted photo by Shervin Lainez)

    The New York-based Attacca Quartet will bring their “uncommon vibrancy” — as described by the Cleveland Plain Dealer — to an all-Beethoven program when they take the stage for Chamber Music in Yellow Springs on Sunday, Nov. 4.

  • YS school board — District seeks levy renewal

    With a renewal levy on the Nov. 6 ballot, Yellow Springs school  district leaders want local voters to know that the measure, if approved, will not increase their tax bill.

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