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  • Tragedy sparks effort for new laws

    New Yellow Springs residents Kelly and Jaye Drummond lost their daughter, Lauren, 5, last summer in a car accident outside of Springfield. The driver, who is being charged with vehicular homicide, appeared to be talking on a cell phone and speeding at the time of the accident. The Drummonds, pictured at their King Street home with their son, Matthew, 3, are beginning a campaign to lobby local and state officials to ban drivers from talking on cell phones or texting. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Life changed swiftly, horribly and irrevocably for the Drummond family on a hot sunny August day last year. Jaye and Kelly Drummond had taken their two children, Lauren, 5, and Matthew, 3, for a picnic at the George Rogers Clark Park west of Springfield, where they lived at the time. They decided to drive back […]

  • Feb. 2, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up

    Junior Robbie Jones played his best game of the year during the Bulldogs’ rematch against Middletown Christian on Friday. Jones, here dishing out the ball after driving into the paint, was dominant on both sides of the court and led scoring for the team, with 17 points. YSHS won the game, 64–59, after losing to Middletown Christian in double overtime on Jan. 13. Visit www.ysnews.com for more game photos. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Feb. 2, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up

  • With chess, thinking and fun unite

    During last week’s tournament that wrapped the Emily Bailey Arts Residency, local chess mentor Omar Durrani counseled Antioch School students on their chess moves. Counterclockwise from bottom left are Marin Wirrig, Ceron Gomez, Henry Wirrig, Tim Bold, Tahlia Potter and Lida Boutis. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Older Group boys at the Antioch School began lobbying about a year ago to make chess the focus of the school’s annual artist-in-residency for the annual Emily Bailey arts residency.

  • Conley’s hard work his passion

    After 19 years with the Village, Dave Conley retired in December as the superintendent of streets and wastewater collection. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    By the time he came to work as a Village crewman 19 years ago, Dave Conley was already a veteran of infrastructure maintenance.

  • Don Wallis

    Former Yellow Springs News Editor Don Wallis, 69, died unexpectedly on Monday, Jan. 30.

  • Drilling effects on groundwater questioned

    Despite a yearlong campaign by Yellow Springs and Miami Township residents and environmental activists urging that area landowners not lease their land for oil and gas drilling, three residents northwest of the village in Miami Township have signed lease agreements.

  • Clarence Jones

    Clarence Lindley Jones died Jan. 29 at Friends Care Center. It was his 80th birthday.

  • Jan. 26, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up

    Maryah Martin drove around a Greenon defender for an easy layup in the team’s 47–22 loss to the Division II team. Earlier in the week Martin, the Bulldogs’ leading scorer, shot for 24 points against Middletown High School. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Jan. 26, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up.

  • Cultivating global green thumbs

    Local garden designer Nadia Malarkey and arborist Bob Moore have teamed up with two organic farmers to put on a free educational series on environmentally friendly landscaping. At sessions on Jan. 30, Feb. 13 and Feb. 27, villagers can learn how to create biodiverse, carbon-neutral and chemical-free landscapes in their yards. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    For many, yard work can be a chore. For Nadia Malarkey, the care and cultivation of her backyard labyrinth of trees, vines and plants is perennially a joy. At their best, gardens can be places of respite, connection and, above all, environmental stewardship.

  • Council hires interim manager

    Attorney Laura Curliss of Wilmington has been named the interim Yellow Springs Village manager. (Submitted Photo)

    Village Council last week came to a contract agreement with Wilmington attorney Laura Curliss, who will soon start her position as the Village interim manager.

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