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  • Village objects to court ruling in tap-in case

    On Friday, April 20, the Village of Yellow Springs filed objections to the first ruling by a Greene County magistrate who decided in favor of Ken and Betheen Struewing in their case against the Village.

  • The village’s own Rocket Man

    From his home office on Allen Street, local aerospace engineer Jake Freeman designs the instruments for life science experiments in outer space. In his work for BioServe, Freeman, a Yellow Springs High School graduate, has contributed to experiments that have led to new antibiotics and vaccines and added to an understanding of plant and animal behavior. Here Freeman tinkers with a container used in testing the behavior of Monarch buttlerflies in space. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Jake Freeman’s work is not rocket science — but it comes pretty close. The local aerospace engineer designs experiments to work in microgravity some 200 miles above the Earth.

  • Small towns, bigger water bills

    The price we pay for the water that flows from our taps is determined by a variety of factors, including a bit of guesswork

  • Pitstick land purchased for agricultural use

    The 100 acres of farmland just north of the Center for Business and Education sold last month to the area farmers who had been farming it. While the local farm does not have a conservation easement on it, its use for agricultural purposes is likely to remain stable for now.

  • Judy Belle Jones

    Yellow Springs resident Judy Belle Jones quietly died Friday April 27. She was 79 years old.

  • AMP offers green pricing program

    At Village Council’s April 16 meeting, Eric Lloyd of AMP, the Village’s municipal power cooperative, presented information on a new green pricing program, Ecosmart Choice, that AMP is offering to its members.

  • New e-novel by Ruth Myers­— This writing game’s for a dame

    Longtime Yellow Springs novelist Ruth Myers has recently published an e-book, No Game for a Dame, a mystery set in Depression-era Dayton. The novel has hit the top-10 list of historical mysteries on Amazon.com. She’s shown at her home southeast of Yellow Springs. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    20 years ago, Ruth Myers had succeeded where most writers fail. Instead of just talking about writing novels, she reliably produced them, becoming a dependable midlist author. But two decades later, things have changed. Many writers have had to take publishing into their own hands, and Myers has published a new e-book.

  • Portraits of village, circa ’70s

    Billie Eastman, photographed in her workshop in 1980, is one of 50 local people who took part in Nancy Howell-Koehler’s Yellow Springs Photographic Survey. The entire exhibit will be on display at the Yellow Springs Art Council’s new gallery, 111 Corry Street, with an opening on Friday, April 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. featuring ’70s era music, food and trivia. (Submitted photo by Nancy Howell-Koehler)

    When in 1980 local artist Nancy Howell-Koehler needed a portrait taken for her new book, it didn’t seem appropriate that she — a fine art photographer — hire someone to do it. So she devised a way to take a self-portrait using a long shutter release cord. Later, she used the same method to take photos of Yellow Springers.

  • Bounty of village Earth Day events

    To commemorate the 42nd annual Earth Day this weekend, a mix of fun and education are on hand as an environmentally conscious village steps up to raise awareness about the beauty, and fragility, of the global ecosystem.

  • April 26, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Junior Liana Rothman stepped up to play first singles during the Bulldogs’ 3–2 loss to Dayton Christian last week. The Bulldogs swept the doubles courts but lost all three singles matches. Visit ysnews.com for more photos. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    April 26, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

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