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From The Print Section :: Page 12

  • Lions chapter comes to a close

    Members of the Yellow Springs Lions Club pose for a photo at the group’s farewell gala at the Senior Center on Nov. 4. The group is disbanding after 64 years of service to the community. The Lions’ activities included everything from repaving YSHS tennis courts to activities benefiting eyesight-related causes. “The whole concept is that we serve,” said Yellow Springs Lion Griff Johnson. “Any money we made was put right back out into the community.” (photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    How to measure the amount of good accomplished through decades of public service? In the case of the Yellow Springs Lions Club, one could consider the thousands of eyeglasses the group has donated during its 64-year existence.

  • Solidarity standing

    (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Last Thursday, Nov. 12, more than 100 Antioch College students demonstrated in solidarity with students from the University of Missouri, who have protested racist incidents at that school.

  • Ira Beryl Brukner

    Ira Beryl Bruckner

    Ira Beryl Brukner

  • Stephen W. Williams

    Obituary

    Stephen W. Williams of Dayton, Ohio, died Nov. 9, 2015, at Friendship Village Senior Center. He was 78 years old.

  • Winifred G. Cunningham

    Obituary

    Former longtime villager Winifred G. Cunningham died Friday, Nov. 13, in San Jose, Calif. She was 102.

  • Revised budget back in red again

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    Village Council’s recent decision to finish downtown streetscape improvements in 2016 has tipped the general fund budget back into the red by roughly a quarter of a million dollars. Budget figures presented at Council’s latest round of budget talks, on Nov. 2, revise the earlier forecasts of a surplus in the 2016 general fund, which represents the majority of the Village’s operating budget outside of its enterprise funds.

  • Small town’s ‘big practice’ at 35

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    Layh & Associates turned 35 this year. Founded by clinical psychologist and longtime villager Jack Layh in 1980, the multi-specialty mental health practice shows no signs of slowing down.

  • James Fredrick Annis

    James F. Annis

    James Fredrick Annis, 85, passed away Nov. 5, 2015, after a long struggle with cancer.

  • Unlocking the muse at ‘Locked In’

    Nathan Foley, top with umbrella, Brandon Lowery, holding teapot, and Jesse Thayer, with pompom, are the artists who were locked up in the Arts Council Gallery for three days this week during Locked In: A Creative Collaboration. A reception for the project takes place Friday, Nov. 13, from 6–9 p.m. at the gallery, where the artists will speak about their experience at 7 that night. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Artists Nathan Foley, Brandon Lowery and Jesse Thayer began “Locked In: A Creative Collaboration” at the Yellow Springs Arts Council Gallery on Monday morning.

  • Village passes utility rate hikes

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    Yellow Springs residents can expect significantly higher utility rates in the new year. At its Nov. 2 meeting, Village Council voted 5–0 to raise water rates by 30 percent and sewer rates by 15 percent beginning on Jan. 1, 2016. The vote was the ordinance’s second and final reading.