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Charles Benning, with his grandson Sean Jenkins '85, received an honorary diploma from Yellow Springs High School.

Charles Benning, with his grandson Sean Jenkins '85, received an honorary diploma from Yellow Springs High School.

Yellow Springs High School Class of 2015 commences

Yellow Springs High School honored graduates, young and old, on Thursday, May 28.

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  • The following students were named to the National Honor Society: Dylan Boczar, David Butcher, Ian Chick, Sam Crawford, Liam Creighton, Kara Edwards, Rachel Hammond, Ben Ihrig, Sarah Jako, Edward Johnson, Alex Kellogg, Anna Knippling, Jennifer Lawson, Izzy Long, Mollye Malone, Nadia Mulhall, Emma Romohr, Kaila Russell, Josh Seitz, Jessica Worsham and Anna Williamson. (Submitted photo)

    YSHS scholars honored

    Dozens of Yellow Springs High School and Greene County Career Center students were recognized at the school’s annual academic awards ceremony held on May 15.

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  • Luisa Owen will read her original poems in German on Friday, June 5, at the Epic Book Shop.

    Villager to read poems about concentration camp

    Villager Luisa Owen will read original poems in German on Friday, June 5, at the Epic Book Shop.

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    Local policing survey results

    A desire for more engagement between the police and the community was at the top of a list of suggestions for the Yellow Springs Police Department in a recent online survey. Overall, respondents said they were satisfied with the YSPD, while numerous cited their concerns.

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Arts (archives)

  •   Sixth grade photojournalism project on diversity at AUM

    051415_6thGradeAUM01The Mills Lawn School sixth grade photojournalism project on diversity is on display at the north hallway at Antioch University Midwest Wednesday, 7 p.m.

  •   Fundraiser for Schumacher

    092613_schumackerThe Emporium will host Devil's Backbone playing a fundraiser for local musician Carl Schumacher on Friday, May 1, 7–10 p.m.

  •   Seitz organizes concert

    As a senior project, YSHS senior Josh Seitz, shown above tooting his clarinet, will host a recital featuring a handful of accomplished high school musicians performing Bach, Fuchs and Schubert on winds, strings and voice on Thursday, April 30, at 7 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Senior Center. (archive news photo by Matt Minde)Yellow Springs High School senior Joshua Seitz didn’t adore playing music when in fourth grade he started taking piano lessons, along with his father and older brother.

Village Schools (archives)

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  •   A short dance on Short Street

    A second flash mob in as many years will take to Short Street to the tune of “Shout” on Wednesday, May 27, at 1 p.m., followed by a party at the Yellow Springs Senior Center. Participants of any age can learn the 2-minute choreographed routine at rehearsals at the Senior Center or online. Last year’s flashers danced to “Heard It Through the Grapevine.” (News Archive Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)In observance of National Senior Health and Fitness Day this year, and just for the fun of it, the Yellow Springs Senior Center will lead a flash mob to “Shout” in all those ways on Wednesday, May 27, at 1 p.m. on Short Street.

  •   Springfield architectural tour comes to Yellow Springs

    The Antioch College Science Building, built in 1930. (photo from the Council of Independent Colleges)The Summer Tour Series gets under way this weekend in Springfield and finishes in August with an architectural investigation of Antioch College.

  •   International fellows stay in Yellow Springs

    Nadia Jalawi, left, of Malaysia, and Ratih Rahmadanti of Indonesia are young professionals visiting Yellow Springs for a month as part of a cultural and professional exchange sponsored by the U.S. State Department and the International City/County Management Association. While here, they will be helping Village government find ways to engage citizens with social media. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)Ratih Rahmadanti of Indonesia is keen on learning about civic engagement in a municipal government. Nadia Jalawi of Malaysia is interested in how a municipality can include renewables in its energy portfolio, and hopes to take what she learns back to her country.

Government (archives)

  •   Yellow Springs Police survey results—A desire for community engagement

    THUMB_PoliceThree-quarters of respondents in a survey on police and the Village said they would like the police to engage with the community more often, including by patrolling more on bicycle and foot instead of in their cruisers and visiting schools to speak with students.

  •   Council gives final approval for new landlord law

    THUMB_GovernmentAt Village Council’s May 18 meeting, Council gave final approval to a new policy regarding delinquent utility bills, bringing to an end several months of sometimes contentious protest.

  •   Water Alert

    THUMB_VillageLifeDue to a faulty valve in the water distribution system causing a short interruption in water service in the area south of Herman Street this morning, it is necessary for the Village to issue a boil advisory for Herman Street and all streets south.

Obituaries (archives)

  •   David William Prince

    David William PrinceDavid William Prince, 73, of Athens, died on Sunday, May 17, at St. Ann’s Mt. Carmel Hospital in Westerville, Ohio, from complications of neck spine surgery.

  •   Stefan Paul Minde

    ObituaryStefan Minde, of Portland, Ore., died in hospice on May 22 at the age of 79.

  •   Elwood “Woody” Swartzendruber

    ObituaryElwood D. Swartzendruber, “Woody,” went to be with his lord and savior on May 8 in Greenville, N.C., after a brief illness.

Higher Education (archives)

  •   Antioch College is a real food leader

    Antioch College Food Service Coordinator Isaac Delamatre joined students Sara Brooks and Rhianna Guerin on the Antioch Farm last week to talk about a growing group of 35 colleges and universities who have committed to consume at least 20 percent real food (local, humane, ecologically sound and fair trade) by 2020. Though new to the Real Food Challenge, the college is already leading the way with a pledge of 60 percent real food by 2020. (Photo by Laruren Heaton)According to Antioch Food Service Coordinator Isaac Delamatre, 56 percent of Antioch’s food is considered “real”, meaning sourced from locally owned, ecologically sound, humane farms with fair employment practices.

  •   Roosevelt to leave Antioch College in December

    Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt addressed a capacity crowd on campus Tuesday afternoon with the news that he will be stepping down in December of this year, when his contract expires. He says he “will have finished” what he tried to do. (Photo by Matt Minde)At a meeting attended by several hundred in the Antioch College community on Tuesday, May 5, College President Mark Roosevelt announced that he will no longer lead the college when his five-year contract expires at the end of 2015.

  •   NPR’s Noah Adams to give AUM commencement address

    Local resident Noah Adams will give the Antioch University Midwest commencement address on Sunday, May 3, at Kuss Auditorium in Springfield. Adams is a long-time National Public Radio host and currently contributes stories about people and places in the Midwest. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)NPR Contributing Correspondent and local resident Noah Adams will give the address at the Antioch University Midwest commencement to be held Sunday, May 3, at 2 p.m. at Clark State Community College’s Kuss Auditorium.

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