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  •   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.

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  •   Whitehall Farm inspires fun, play

    Local kids, from left Rebecca, William and Josie DeWine and Dane Beal hung out with the cows of Whitehall Farm, a 940-acre property just north of the village that was saved from development in 1999. The Tecumseh Land Trust, which played a major role in preserving the land, will host a Family Fun Day at Whitehall on Sunday, May 10, with games, food, historical tours and horse-drawn carriage rides. (Submitted photo by Ara Beal)After more than two centuries, the historic Whitehall Farm has many stories to tell. But it’s the story about how a small town raised more than one million dollars in six weeks to purchase and preserve the farm in 1999 that continues to inspire both villagers and a local land trust whose early work was defined by it.

  •   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.

  •   Clean-up week coming soon

    THUMB_VillageLifeThe annual village spring clean-up week will be held Monday–Friday, May 11–15.

Government (archives)

  •   Yellow Springs water loop construction continues

    Village Supervisor of Electric and Water Distribution Johnnie Burns, at left, is shown last Friday on Corry Street overseeing the work of GM Pipelines crews working on the water system loop completion project. To facilitate water flow, the GM crews are replacing old 8-inch pipes with 10- or 12- inch pipes at three locations: downtown, on the Antioch College campus, and on Herman Street. The project should be complete at the end of May. (Photo by diane Chiddister)Village utility crews are working on the loop completion project of the Village water system, which aims to improve water pressure and fire flow to downtown businesses, residents and Antioch College.

  •   Village Council finds unity on utility bill change

    THUMB_GovernmentUnified support around a proposed policy change to hold landlords responsible for their tenants’ utility debts emerged again at Village Council’s May 4 meeting, when Council voted 5–0 in favor of the change.

  •   Yellow Springs police flush by comparison

    THUMB_PolicePolicing is unique to each community, and each police department is designed around its own community’s population, budget, crime trends, minimum manning levels and sometimes a detailed work-load analysis. But comparing Yellow Springs police to police in comparable towns highlights some similarities and some differences between departments.

Obituaries (archives)

  •   Beverly Ann Price

    Beverly Ann PriceA memorial service for Beverly Price will be held on June 23, 2 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church in Yellow Springs, with a reception to follow in the fellowship hall.

  •   Goldie M. Taylor Crawford

    Goldie M. Taylor CrawfordGoldie M. Taylor Crawford departed this life on May 6.

  •   Karl A. Benge

    Karl A. BengeKarl A. Benge, age 28, of Mad River Township, Clark County, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2015.

Higher Education (archives)

  •   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.

  •   Roosevelt will leave job

    Antioch College President announced on Tuesday that he'll leave his job at the end of the year.Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt announced Tuesday that he'll leave his position by the end of the year.

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