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  • ‘Interrupted Motherhood’— The juggling act of single motherhood

    Felicia Chappelle as Vanessa in her one-act monologue, “Interrupted Motherhood.” The show debuts in Yellow Springs on Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20, at the Foundry Theater. (Submitted Photo by Khalil Nasar)

    For playwright and actor Felicia Chappelle, art is therapeutic — whether it’s being received or created.

  • Antioch Reunion — Talking town-gown links

    A worker went atop Antioch College’s Main Building Wednesday, July 3, to repair wind damage. See sidebar on page 7 for more on its restoration. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The new collaboration between Antioch College and the village is both a symbol of strong town-gown ties and a likely topic of conversation at this year’s Antioch College Reunion.

  • Steve Bognar receives a ‘Welcome to the Academy’

    Documentary filmmaker Steve Bognar was recently invited into the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Pictured here on the steps of the studio he shares with his filmmaking and life partner Julia Reichert, Bognar has been making documentary films, including this summer’s “American Factory,” for 35 years. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    The news came by email. Subject line: “Welcome to the Academy.” For a moment villager Steve Bognar was stumped. “The Academy? The Taekwondo Academy in Fairborn?” he joked in an interview at his Yellow Springs home this week.

  • A surfeit of celebrations: Fourth of July and 2019 SpringsFest

    A tiny holiday celebrant watched with fascination as this year’s Fourth of July parade passed down Xenia Avenue. The holiday fell between two other big days for the village: the Pride march and Springsfest. (Photo by Kathleen Galarza)

    Yellow Springs ramped up the celebration quotient this last week, with the Fourth of July coming straight on the heels of the Annual Pride celebration and parade, then immediately following up with Springsfest 2019.

  • Kim Rose Korkan

    Kim Rose Korkan

    Kim Rose Korkan, 62, passed away at home on Tuesday, July 9, surrounded by loved ones. For the past 12 years, she had been dealing with an aggressive form of Parkinson’s Disease,

  • Kathleen Ann Evans

    Kathleen Ann Evans

    Kathleen Ann Evans (Kathi Young), 76, of Hudson, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 24, 2019, at Friends Care Center in Yellow Springs.

  • First Lines — Of memory, hiding and identity

    What happens to those who came before us also happens to us. In a poem by villager Maxine Skuba, world history and personal history touch hands.

  • Kathleen Ann Evans

    Kathleen Ann Evans (Kathi Young), 76, of Hudson, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 24, 2019, at Friends Care Center in Yellow Springs.

  • SpringsFest’s diverse line-up

    Crowds gathered on the grounds of the Bryan Center early in the day at last year’s SpringsFest. The music festival will return this Saturday, July 6, 11 a.m.–11 p.m., with a new lineup of acts, as well as food, beer and art vendors. (YS News archive photo by Megan Bachman)

    The fourth annual SpringsFest will return to the village on Saturday, July 6, with 12 hours of music, craft beer and food vendors on the grounds of John Bryan Community Center. 

  • A YSHS/news collaboration: Motivation and distraction in school

    Photo by Olivia snoddy

    When looking at problems at Yellow Springs High School, it’s hard not see the distraction and lack of motivation among students.