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From The Print Section :: Page 12

  • Mills Lawn students plan for a bench

    Mr. Knostman’s fourth-grade class at Mills Lawn School is working on a project to improve the Glen Forest cemetery by adding a memory bench. Students here are shown mapping the project. (Submitted Photo)

    Fourth-graders in Brian Knostman’s class at Mills Lawn Elementary are leading a project to make Glen Forest Cemetery more comfortable for mourners visiting loved ones and friends.

  • Mitzi Green Fields

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    Mitzi O. Green Fields, age 63, of Rising Sun, Md., passed away on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016.

  • Finding room to write, and grow in Yellow Springs

    Poets Christopher DeWeese and Heather Christle moved to the village in 2013 after DeWeese accepted a teaching job at Wright State. Here, they play with their daughter, Harriet, who was born in Yellow Springs in 2014 and is already a regular at the Emporium, Sunrise Café and the public library. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    WHY YS? This is the fourth article in an occasional series looking at why people choose to live in Yellow Springs.

  • March 3, 2016 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Bulldog swimmer Olivia Chick beamed proudly after receiving a bronze medal for her impressive finish in the 100 freestyle in the State Swimming Championship, held in Canton on Feb. 25 and 26. Chick and fellow Bulldog Aman Ngqakayi represented the school (and village) in the tournament, setting both school and personal records in the process. (Submitted Photo)

    March 3, 2016 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  • February 25, 2016 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Team Captain Olivia Chick won first in two events, the 100-yard and 200-yard freestyle, at last Friday’s district meet. She set a new YSHS record in the 200-yard freestyle event. At the same meet, Team Captain Aman Ngqakayi won first in the 100-yard breaststroke, breaking the one-minute barrier, and seventh in in the 100-yard freestyle. Other members of the team also showed a strong effort. This week, Chick and Ngqakayi advance to the state finals in Canton. (Submitted Photos)

    February 25, 2016 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  • Feds deny testing waiver for Yellow Springs schools

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    After months of delay, Ohio’s testing waiver application got turned down by the federal department of education recently, but the consortium of schools requesting the waiver — including Yellow Springs schools — is continuing the fight for fewer mandated state and federal tests and more forms of alternative assessment.

  • Sticky business at Flying Mouse Farms

    John DeWine of Flying Mouse Farms is busy these days boiling down hundreds of gallons of sap from some 650 taps of the farm’s maple trees to make maple syrup. (Photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    John DeWine is busy these days boiling down hundreds of gallons of maple sap to make Flying Mouse Farms’ maple syrup.

  • Marilyn ‘Sally’ Mier

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    Sally Mier, formerly of Yellow Springs passed away on Feb 23. A memorial will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Yellow Springs on Saturday, March 5 at 2 p.m. A full obituary will follow in next week’s news.

  • From Liberia to the village

    Exchange student Levi Jackson. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Seventeen-year-old Levi Jackson, from Liberia, has lived through a brutal civil war and the devastating Ebola epidemic, giving him compelling reasons to seek educational opportunities in the United States.

  • Building for resiliency, community in Yellow Springs

    Local residential designer Alex Melamed, above, who designed both a passive house and a tiny house on his Walnut Street lot, will be one of eight speakers at “8x8 on Building Resiliency,” this Saturday, Feb. 20, at 1 p.m. at the Antioch College arts and science building, room 219, part of a weekend of events aimed at enhancing resiliency of local buildings. The event will be followed by a documentary on the “New Pedestrianism” on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 1 p.m. at the Little Art and a home energy saving demonstration at 3 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Library. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    How exactly do you make your home more energy efficient? Are there inexpensive ways to do so? What does it mean to live in a tiny house?