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Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 8

  • Yellow Springs Police Officer Penrod disciplined for event

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    Last week the Village disciplined Yellow Springs Police Sergeant Naomi Penrod for misconduct she displayed during a peace officer call in the village in November.

  • Kwanzaa marks African heritage in Yellow Springs

    The annual village Kwanzaa celebration is being revived this year after a two-year hiatus. The event takes place Saturday, Dec. 27, from 4:30 to 7:30 at the Bryan Center. Shown above are Gordon Champman, left, Malaya Booth, bottom right, and John Booth, behind, at a past event. (Submitted photo)

    Basim Blunt wanted to make sure that the Kwanzaa celebration that the African American Cross-Cultural Works has sponsored in the village for nearly 10 years continues.

  • New director at Coretta Scott King Center— Focus on diversity, social justice

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    Mila Cooper has spent the past 25 years serving as diversity and community outreach director at over half a dozen colleges and universities around the country, but never has she felt responsible for as much as she does as the director of the Coretta Scott King Center for Intellectual Freedom at Antioch College.

  • Schools discuss longer levies

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    One of the school district’s operating levies will expire this year, and the school board considered several options for renewing the levy, at the current tax rate, at their meeting Dec. 11.

  • Children’s Center forges a new plan

    These Community Children’s Center supporters are planning a revitalization of the village’s only full-time early childhood education resource. Pictured at the center this week are, from left, administrator Samantha Seimer with Nevaeh Plambeck, board member Sarah Siff with her son, Harvey, Braden Derrickson, Ella Fodal, teacher Andrea Seigal-Hall, Evan Botkin and teacher Naomi Hyatt. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The Yellow Springs Children’s Center has been under severe duress this past year, with unprecedentedly low enrollment, 18 consecutive months of deficit spending, and the prospect of depleting its cash reserves sometime in 2015.

  • On the next day of Christmas, nature gave to us, 268 Carolina Chickadees

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    The 2014 Christmas Bird Count yielded about 57 species and nearly 5,000 birds in the 15-mile count circle around Yellow Springs.

  • New director at Coretta Scott King Center— Focus on diversity, social justice

    Mila Cooper began her work in September as the new director of the Coretta Scott King Center for Intellectual Freedom on the Antioch College campus. She comes to the village after 12 years as director of community outreach at Baldwin Wallace College. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Mila Cooper was hired as the director of the Coretta Scott King Center for Intellectual Freedom at Antioch College this fall.

  • Group demands justice for Crawford

    Villagers, from left, Joan Chappelle, Cheryl Smith and Bomani Moyenda, and nearly 100 others attended a demonstration at the Greene County courthouse in Xenia on Monday evening to highlight the injustice of John Crawford’s death by police shooting at the Beavercreek Walmart in August. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    At 4:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon, just as most workers were heading home for the day, a group of about 100 people, mostly from Yellow Springs, were just arriving for an evening protest at the Xenia courthouse.

  • Brookey leaves the college

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    Tom Brookey has served Antioch College since before it became operational in its most recent reincarnation. Brookey was the college’s business, operations, finance, information and HR director before those positions were officially created.

  • Village of Yellow Springs disciplines police officer for misconduct

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    The Village this week disciplined one of its police sergeants for improper conduct during a routine call to a local residence in November.