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  • Feb. 16, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up

    Feb. 16, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up.

  • Trumbull nets college scholarship

    Senior Jacob Trumbull will play soccer next year at Centre College, a Division III school in Danville, Ky. In his final season as a Bulldog, Trumbull scored 35 goals, the ninth highest in Ohio. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Yellow Springs High School senior Jacob Trumbull committed last week to play soccer next year at Centre College in Danville, Ky., the culmination of more than a decade playing for local recreational, club and school teams.

  • Blind pigs, turkeys, goats find home

    Nick Ormes cares for abandoned and neglected animals at the Ranch Menagerie Animal Sactuary on Village-owned property on US 68. He’s hoping to raise more money to feed his 73 animals through the winter and to raise awarness about the epidemic of stray, abandoned, neglected and abused animals. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Nick Ormes can rattle off from memory the animals he looks after on his 12-acre animal sanctuary on US 68. Abandoned or neglected by their owners, these animals faced a life of suffering or the slaughterhouse until Ormes, 58, stepped in to save them.

  • 90 years child-centered learning

    Comedian Julia Sweeney, center, will perform at the Antioch School’s 90th anniversary auction gala next month. Sweeney, a cast member on Saturday Night Live in the 1990s, was persuaded to come by Kipra Heerman, left, and Liz Griffin, right, of the Antioch School development committee, who drove to Chicago to tell her about one of the nation’s older alternative schools last fall. (Submitted photo)

    To keep the Antioch School, one of America’s oldest independent schools alive, its board and development committee will put on an anniversary auction gala next month commemorating the Antioch School’s 90th school year to raise $25,000 for tuition scholarships and operating expenses.

  • Ranch Menagerie home to animals big and small

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    Many animals come to live on Nick Ormes’ animal sanctuary on U.S. 68 because they are abandoned, neglected or surrendered by their owners. Others arrive the natural way — by being born there.

  • College in national spotlight

    Antioch College’s decision to continue the Horace Mann Scholarships had some unintended consequences. After an online article on the move was posted on Yahoo! News, the College was flooded with thousands of applications and deluged with inquiries.

  • Feb. 9, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up

    Guard Christian Johnson took a rebound down court before passing off to his teammate Hayden Orme on the seventh-grade boys basketball team. Johnson led scoring with four points during the team’s 44–10 loss to Xenia Christian last week. Visit www.ysnews.com for more photos from the game. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Feb. 9, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Feel the Love-In the Village this weekend

    Megan Miller showed off some of the chocolately possibilities of the upcoming “Tour de Chocolat,” on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 1 to 5 p.m. Twenty-three downtown businesses are offering chocolate items on their menu. The chocolate crawl is part of the first Yellow Springs Love-In, Feb. 10–12, featuring music, peace and activism. Miller, who is helping to organize the event as an Antioch College Miller Fellow with the Yellow Springs Arts Council, here holds some handmade chocolates from Town Drug and a bianca white chocolate latte from Dino’s Cappucinos. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Hippies held a human be-in in Golden Gate Park in 1967. The human rights movement used sit-ins for civil disobedience. Teach-ins were popular during the Vietnam War. For Valentine’s Day weekend, in a town that carries with it the spirit of the 60s, the love-In has been born. Organized by the Yellow Springs Arts Council, […]

  • GALLERY – Intergenerational celebration at Friends preschool

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    Last week’s Friends Care Community event, Color Our World Intergenerational, spanned three generations. Intergenerational activities are common at the skilled care nursing facility, which has a preschool operating within. See more photos after the jump.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — McKinney 7th graders lose after two big wins

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    Coming off of a comeback win and impressive team effort, the McKinney seventh-grade boys basketball team fell to Xenia Christian this week.

  • AUDIO: A Groundhog Day song

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    On Feb. 1 a group of community singers gathered to learn Beverly Logan’s original 1978 work, “O Great Groundhog Day.”

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