The four new Yellow Springs police officers who joined the department this year greeted community members at an event on Monday, Nov. 17, at the John Bryan Center.

The four new Yellow Springs police officers who joined the department this year greeted community members at an event on Monday, Nov. 17, at the John Bryan Center.

New officers greeted by community

Four new police officers joined the Yellow Springs force in 2014.

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  •   Rain on the parade

    Mills Lawn School came alive with stuff of dreams and nightmares Friday, Oct. 31 at the annual Halloween Parade. The parade was held indoors because of inclement weather. (Photos by Matt Minde)The seasonally decorated students (and teachers) of Mills Lawn School had to make do with holding the annual Halloween Parade indoors.

  •   Yellow Springs High School students to try alternative tests

    THUMB_SchoolsYellow Springs High School students are scheduled to try out the first of a bevy of alternative standardized tests that the school district is considering for next year.

  •   Children get a choice at Montessori school

    Edward and Melanie Ricart started the Yellow Springs Children’s Montessori Cooperative three years ago, which this fall moved into the Sontag-Fels building at Antioch College. There are 19 students between ages 2 and a half to 6 in the program, which is currently full but open to observations and waiting list additions. (Photo by Megan Bachman)It's a school without teachers, a place where the children teach themselves. What sounds radical is a concept developed by Dr. Maria Montessori more than 100 years ago and now in use in more than 7,000 schools around the world.

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  •   Resident records police action

    THUMB_PoliceYellow Springs Police acknowledged last week that the local department had made some errors when one of its officers allegedly used physical force against a  citizen.

  •   CBE fails; library and fire levies pass

    ELECTION_res_banner590x90The public funding for the CBE lost big on Nov. 4, with about 64 percent of village voters opposing the funding.

  •   70 visit local wastewater plant

    Jon Van Dommelen of the Ohio EPA gave a demonstration at last Thursday's meeting of the fall meeting of the southwestern section of the Ohio Water Environment Association, which took place at the Yellow Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant. The meeting was also sponsored by YSI/Xylem.About 70 personnel from southwestern Ohio water and wastewater treatment plants attended a regional meeting last Thursday, Oct. 16, that included a tour and demonstrations at the Yellow Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant.

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  •   Patricia ’Pat’ Martin Dell

    Pat Dell (Photo by Axel Bahnsen)Patricia “Pat” Martin Dell died peacefully at home on Thursday, Nov. 13, from complications following a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was 87. Born Aug. 10, 1927, Pat spent her childhood in Detroit, Mich. and Warren, Ohio, before attending Grier School for Girls, nestled in the heart of the Alleghenies. Pat cherished her time […]

  •   James ‘Jake’ French Lehrer

    Jake LehrerJames “Jake” French Lehrer died suddenly in Asheville, N.C. after a brief illness. He was 62.

  •   Harold J. LeVesconte

    Harold LevesconteHarold J. LeVesconte passed away peacefully in his San Jose home on Nov. 6. He was 89.

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  •   Antioch College ‘needs more’

    THUMB_HigherEdAntioch College President Mark Roosevelt summarized the significant challenges involved in remaking the college, now at the start of its fourth year of operation: “You can see it from here, but it’s still just slightly out of reach.”

  •   Last Antioch College class enters on Horace’s tab

    The 71 students in the Antioch College incoming class moved into their dorm rooms last week. Above, new student Esmé Westerlund of Nantucket, Mass., moves in with the help of her father, Ron. Classes began Tuesday. (Photo by Megan Bachman)The incoming class at Antioch College may be more diverse, more international and more committed to saving the world than the three classes above them.

  •   Antioch College Farm sprouts power

    Antioch students David Schopmeyer, left, and Alex Rolland work on the college’s new solar array. (Photo by Megan Bachman)A one-megawatt solar farm recently popped up at Antioch College along Corry Street as part of the college’s plan to become carbon neutral.

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  •   Oct. 30. 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

    The 2014 Yellow Springs High School girls varsity volleyball team ended its season last week with a hard-fought match against Fairlawn in the sectional tournament. Players are, from left, seated, graduating seniors Modjeska Chavez and Mollye Malone; standing, Kasey Linkhart, Meredith Rowe, Madeline Neilsen, Elle Peifer, Julian Roberts, Gracie Wilke, Dede Cheatom and Elizabeth Smith. (Submitted photo by Coach Chris Linkhart)Oct. 30. 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

  •   Boys soccer bows out in districts

    YSHSBoyssoccer2The Yellow Springs High School boys soccer season ended on Monday after a solid season.

  •   Bulldog sports round-up

    SPORTS_thumbCROSS COUNTRY Brown qualifies for regionals YSHS sophomore Levi Brown led the Bulldogs to a seventh-place finish out of nine teams at the OHSAA District Meet at the Miami Valley Career Technical Center on Saturday. With his 17:56 personal best run in the 5K race, Brown finished 13th out of 64 runners and earned a […]