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  • Rita Colbert

    Rita Colbert died Sunday, May 6 at 12:30 a.m. at Heritage West Allis Senior Living in Milwaukee, Wis.

  • Johnson teaches power of the stars

    Local astrologer Jennifer Johnson will give a free introduction to astrology on Saturday, May 12 at 2 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Library. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Understanding the energy between the planets and how they affect us can help us to live more positive lives. That is Jennifer Johnson’s belief, and the reason she got interested in astrology 20 years ago.

  • Green space funds waning

    A state program used to preserve area farmland for a decade has been halted, hindering a local land trust’s efforts to protect land from development.

  • Survive it, from the A-bomb to zombies

    Springs Survival Store owner Stan Hiner explains the unbeatable utility of dehydrated vegetable protein and a self-filtering water bottle in the event of an emergency. Both can be purchased at the new business, located behind Kings Yard in the former tie dye shop space. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Are you ready for the big one? Dorothy’s tornado? The earthquake that finally hits the Midwest fault? Springs Survival is your next stop — don’t make it be your last.

  • Robin Melnick

    Robin Melnick died Wednesday, May 2. She was 65.

  • May 10, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Nicole Worsham finished her leg of the 4x800-meter relay race before passing the baton to fellow YSHS runner Rikako Kida at last week’s Bulldog Invitational. The relay team, which also included Lois Miller and Alex Brown, won the event in 10:49.91, nearly 10 seconds ahead of higher-ranked opponents, Shawnee Springfield. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    May 10, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  • May 3, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    May 3, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  • 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