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    The patent is pending for local entrepreneur Jon Horvath’s latest invention, The Can Hand, an ingenious way to hold a beverage while keeping one’s fingers free for other tasks, such as texting or holding an umbrella. Horvath will host an open launch party for The Can Hand at Yellow Springs Brewery on Saturday, March 2, from 4 to 8 p.m. with games, raffles and refreshments. The brewery was Horvath’s first customer and will start selling their logo-printed Can Hands this weekend. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

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  • Council plans for deficit in 2019

    The Village of Yellow Springs plans to spend about a half million dollars more than it brings in next year, according to a draft budget Council considered at its Nov. 19 meeting.

  • Herndon Gallery’s ‘Nuclear Fallout’ exhibit to close with talk

    Local artist Migiwa Orimo’s work is exhibited in “Nuclear Fallout: The Bomb in Three Archives,” a new show at Antioch’s Herndon gallery that opens Thursday, Sept. 20, from 7–9 p.m. with a talk by Orimo. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    According to organizers, “Nuclear Fallout: The Bomb in Three Archives with Kei Ito and Migiwa Orimo” asks viewers to critically consider the way war is curated in our cultural telling — asking who creates the narrative, whose stories are missing and who is no longer alive to tell it.

  • YS Strings to present eclectic concert

    The Yellow Springs Strings, a group of musicians from the village and surrounding communities, will perform a program of several pieces by a variety of composers on Tuesday, Dec. 11.

  • Six villagers vie for vacated Council seat

    Six villagers have thrown their hats into the ring in the hopes of being chosen next week by Village Council to fill the seat left open by the resignation of Judith Hempfling. The person chosen will serve on Council for a year; their seat will be up for re-election in November 2019.

  • 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.

  • Submissions sought for Senior Center Members’ Art Show

    The YS Senior Center will hold its annual Members’ Art Show in the Fireplace Gallery, Nov. 9–Dec. 19. Senior artists are currently being sought to contribute original artwork in the show and sale.

  • Tweety Test

    Local resident Jonathan Platt started Story Chain, a project that helps inmates in local correctional facilities connect with their children through the stories they record themselves reading. Platt has run the program at several local prisons and jails, including the Greene County Jail. (Photo by Morgan Beard)

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  • Senior athletes: They did it

    Villager Diana Castellano, pictured here in a recent race, has qualified to compete in multiple biking and swimming events as well as the triathlon competition at the 2019 National Senior Games, popularly called the Senior Olympics, to be held in June in Albuquerque, N.M. Longtime Yellow Springs resident Cheryl Meyer, not pictured, qualified to compete in four swimming events. Both women swim with the Dayton Sharks team. (submitted photo)

    Villagers Diana Castellano and Cheryl Meyer may seem like unlikely Olympians.

  • Neil Edward Dawson

    Neil Edward Dawson

    Neil Edward Dawson made his transition from this life on June 15, 2018, in his home near Yellow Springs. His death was sudden and unexpected.