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Lily Rainey, 12, left, and Carina Basora, 11, stand next to the baggerie they installed at Tom’s Market, which allows patrons to borrow and return canvas bags. The baggerie was built as part of their team’s participation in the First Lego League competition, and reflects the competition’s theme of dealing with trash. The team was inspired to reduce the use of plastic grocery bags, which they found through research to be immensely harmful to the earth, its animals and its people. (submitted Photo)

Lily Rainey, 12, left, and Carina Basora, 11, stand next to the baggerie they installed at Tom’s Market, which allows patrons to borrow and return canvas bags. The baggerie was built as part of their team’s participation in the First Lego League competition, and reflects the competition’s theme of dealing with trash. The team was inspired to reduce the use of plastic grocery bags, which they found through research to be immensely harmful to the earth, its animals and its people. (submitted Photo)

Shopping at Tom’s and forgot your reusable bag? These kids have got you covered.

The “Super Snack Snatchers” lego team from Mills Lawn School has installed a baggerie at the entrance to Tom’s Market, so that shoppers can borrow a reusable bag for their groceries.

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  •   Home Inc. Cemetery Street home open house today

    New first-time homebuyer Julie McCowan, holding her grandson, Dylann, in front of the Cemetery Street home she recently purchased through Home, Inc. for her four-person family (plus frequent visits from “little ones” like Dylann, she said). Villagers wishing to celebrate with McCowan and her family and learn more about Home, Inc.’s Cemetery Street development are invited to an open house at 138 Cemetery St. on Friday, Jan. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)An open house will take place tonight, Jan. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m., for the second home completed in a Home, Inc./Village collaboration to increase affordable housing in the village.

  •   Free film focuses on reuse as strategy for reducing waste

    The Zero Waste group of Yellow Springs presents a free screening of the documentary “Reuse! Because You Can’t Recycle the Planet” followed by a panel discussion this Saturday, Jan. 23, at 2 p.m. in room 219 at the Antioch College Science Building. Shown above are, from left, event organizer Liz Mersky, local artist Anna Burke and organizer Vickie Hennessy, with Burke holding a sculpture she created from discarded plastic spoons. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)Zero Waste Yellow Springs is sponsoring a free screening of the documentary, "REUSE! Because You Can't Recycle the Planet" this Saturday, Jan. 22, at 2 p.m. at the Antioch College Science building.

  •   Dayton company may move here soon

    The Dayton based printing company Dayton Mailing Services is close to closing on the purchase of the former home of Antioch Publishing at 888 Dayton Street.Dayton Mailing Services, a Dayton printing company, is close to purchasing the former Antioch Publishing building at 888 Dayton Street, and plans to move its business to Yellow Springs.

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  •   How many birds?

    Rat-tat-tat! Pileated woodpecker at work. Fourteen of these were spotted during the recent Christmas Bird Count in Glen Helen and environs. (Image from Wikipedia)Grand totals from this year's Christmas Bird Count in the Glen and environs are in!

  •   McKee Award nominations open

    THUMB_VillageLifeThe James A. McKee Association is currently accepting nominations for its 2016 Founders Award for Distinguished Community Service, given annually to an organization, group or individual to recognize either extraordinary or unusual service to the community.

  •   MLK Jr. Day braves cold, celebrates ‘color of unity’

    The 2016 MLK Jr. march started out in frigid conditions with fewer than usual marchers. But the following celebration at the Central Chapel AME church warmed up significantly. (Photo by Matt Minde)The 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. day celebration starts out in the cold, warms right up.

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  •   Emerson L. King

    020416_Emerson-KingEmerson L. King passed away at home on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016.

  •   Jean Putnam

    Jean PutnamJean Putnam passed away Jan. 8, 2016, in Warwick, R.I. She was 94 years of age.

  •   Sarah Lansing

    OBITUARY_banner590x90Sarah Lansing, a longtime resident of the village, died yesterday after a long illness.

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  •   Reception to honor Roosevelts

    Mark and Dorothy Roosevelt will be honored at a reception Thursday, Dec. 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus. The Roosevelts are pictured with their daughter, Juliana.Antioch College will host a reception for Mark and Dorothy Roosevelt on Thursday, Dec. 3, from 4-6 p.m. at the Herndon Gallery.

  •   Antioch College names new president

    Thomas Manley, current president of the Pacific Northwest College of Art, has been named the new president of Antioch College. (Submitted photo by Matthew Miller)Thomas Manley, the current president of the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, has been chosen the new president of Antioch College.

  •   Antioch housing project moves forward

    THUMB_HigherEdThe Antioch College Board of Trustees announced this week it will take the next step toward developing its vision for the Antioch College Village, an intergenerational housing project.