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Articles by Dylan Taylor-Lehman

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  • Citizens seek strong voice in policing

    Several Yellow Springs residents spoke out about policing issues at the Village Council meeting on March 6. Prompted by the incidents of New Year’s Eve, many villagers are hoping to change the culture of Yellow Springs policing and redefine the relationship between local police officers and the villagers they serve. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    Yellow Springs residents gathered at a Village Council meeting, with many lined up to address the room with grievances about Village policy. Prompted by the incidents of New Year’s Eve, the focus is the overhaul, or at least significant reworking, of the Yellow Springs Police Department.

  • Yellow Springs School Board— ‘Wheelchair Experience’ at Mills Lawn

    Above, from left, Nick Meister, Tyee Meeks and Ayla Arnold play soccer in sports wheelchairs brought over to the school from the Wright State Office of Recreation. (Photo by Robert Hasek)

    Students from Mills Lawn Elementary School’s fourth-grade classes presented the findings of their recent PBL project, “Wheelchair Experience,” which gave students in the class a better understanding of what school is like for their “wheelchair friends.”

  • Yarn Registry – On the history of (scarily frequent) powder mill explosions

    March 1 marked the 131st anniversary of an enormous explosion just south of town in Goes Station. The explosion occurred with such force, heat and clamor that everyone nearby probably thought the very gates of Hell opened up in their backyard.

  • Parents, students, staff assess schools

    A majority of parents, students and staff at Yellow Springs schools have positive impressions of the district staff and schools, according to a recent survey conducted by the Yellow Springs School District.

  • A gift to ensure college diversity

    Longtime Yellow Springs residents Donna and Al Denman, a retired Antioch professor, recently started a scholarship at the college that will fund tuition and room and board for three students for the duration of their time at Antioch. The Denmans’ gift is the first in the college’s New Generations Scholarship Program. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    Starting in the fall of 2017, three incoming students at Antioch College will have all four years of their college experience paid for, thanks to the largesse of a Yellow Springs couple.

  • March 2, 2017 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Yellow Springs boys basketball coach Bob Carpenter spoke about the team’s hard work and dedication at the Winter Sports Award Night on Monday. The gym was packed with parents and siblings, who cheered on the various McKinney and Yellow Springs athletes recognized for their achievements this season. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    The winter sports season, like every sports season, can officially come to a close following the banquet thrown to honor its athletes.

  • Forgotten Corners of Yellow Springs, vol. 1

    The preponderance of ruins and tangled underbrush creates a sense of the forlorn in the way that only crumbled human structures can. There are remains of an amphitheater, some walkways and bits of a dam, all of which speak for something that once was but now is not.

  • February 23, 2017 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    YSHS swimmer Olivia Chick walks along the edge of a pool, her home away from home, during the recent division finals. Her finishes awarded her a spot in the upcoming state meet. All Bulldog winter sports teams recently finished regular season play. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    February 23, 2017 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  • Who’s who at the Yellow Springs PD

    This installment in the “People and Police” series presents a more personal look at the officers who serve in the Yellow Springs Police Department.

  • Rising from the ashes, dead wood gets a new life

    Local woodworker Tom Hawley and local arborist Bob Moore recently sat in front of the new table Hawley made for the Yellow Springs library’s periodical room. The table was made with local wood harvested by Moore from ash trees, which were felled by the Emerald Ash Borer. (Submitted photo)

    The only upside decimation of ash trees by the emerald ash borer was the preponderance of wood that became available as the dead trees were cut down before they could collapse.

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