Former villager Eva Paige was one of several hundred who enjoyed the 2013 Community Thanksgiving Dinner. The annual events takes place today at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church.

Former villager Eva Paige was one of several hundred who enjoyed the 2013 Community Thanksgiving Dinner. The annual events takes place today at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church.

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The annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner takes place today at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church.

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  •   Yellow Springs Schools’ open enrollment acts as a stabilizer

    THUMB_SchoolsThis year Yellow Springs schools currently have the highest enrollment the local district has seen since 1984. However, 23 percent of the students are commuting to Yellow Springs from their homes in other districts. That number of open enrollment students is also the highest it has been in the district’s history.  The Yellow Springs school […]

  •   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.

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  •   Finalists named for Yellow Springs police chief

    One week before closing the application deadline on Nov. 24, the Village narrowed its search for police chief significantly, naming two finalists out of the current pool of 18 applicants. (Left, submitted photo; right, Lauren Heaton)One week before closing the application deadline on Nov. 24, the Village narrowed its search for police chief significantly, naming two finalists out of the current pool of 18 applicants.

  •   Balance of beaver, human needs

    One of the beavers that have built a dam in a stormwater management area in the Glass Farm. (Submitted photo by Scott Stolsenberg)A detention basin along King Street has become an accidental wetland at the paws of furry, semi-aquatic rodents that recently moved into the village.

  •   Village Council— A focus on police issues

    THUMB_GovernmentCommunity concerns around the local police department, an alleged incident of police misconduct and the current police chief search were a focus at Village Council’s Nov. 17 meeting.

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  •   Elsie K. Baker

    112014_ElsieBakerElsie K. Baker, of Yellow Springs, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, Nov. 17. She was 85. Elsie was born on Feb. 25, 1929, in Clark County, the daughter of the late Christopher and Nancy (Gibson) Knox. To Elsie, family was the most important part of her life. She was raised in […]

  •   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.

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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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