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  • Goals to set 2012 priorities

    At their Nov. 21 meeting, Village Council members held an initial discussion regarding Council’s principles and goals for 2012, a topic generally addressed prior to approving the budget as a way to set Council priorities.

  • Linda Simms

    Linda Simms

    Linda Lee Simms of Yellow Springs died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. She was 64.

  • New store seeks to fill local need

    Village resident Valorie Claggett recently opened her store of vintage and retro furnishings, Modern Salvage, at 138 Dayton Street. Claggett, an architect, designer and historical preservationist, will stock the store with unique and simple modern items from estate sales, garage sales and thrift stores. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    What Valorie Claggett finds at garage sales, estate sales and thrift stores are not high-priced antiques, she says, but rather useful and affordable items for everyday life that happen to have that retro style.

  • Hollister gets environmental post

    Local resident and Yellow Springs native Don Hollister is the new executive director of the Ohio League of Conservation Voters, a Columbus-based bipartisan environmental organization. Hollister will draw on his local political experience as he leads the group in lobbying for environmental policy and electing pro-environmental candidates for state and local offices. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    All politics is local, the saying goes, and it’s also largely unpaid. Local resident and Yellow Springs native Don Hollister has found both to be true in his nearly 40 years in politics.

  • Malarkey’s a star on London’s West End

    Yellow Springs native Michael Malarkey has hit the big time playing Elvis Presley in London’s West End theater district, in the hit show “Million Dollar Quartet.” He’s shown recently when he returned to the states for a visit at the Littlewood home of his parents, Jim and Nadia Malarkey. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Michael Malarkey has spent the year playing Elvis Presley in the West End production of “Million Dollar Quartet” at the Noel Coward Theatre in London.

  • Mike Kelley

    Mike Kelly

    Mike Paul Kelley of Yellow Springs died Wednesday, Nov. 30. He was 65.

  • Dec. 8, 2011 Bulldog Sports Roundup

    Keanan Onfroy-Curley, left, and Oluka Okia guarded their opponents during the McKinney eighth-grade boys basketball team’s 61–36 loss to Carroll this week. (Photos by Megan Bachman)

    Dec. 8, 2011 Bulldog Sports Roundup

  • Naomi McKee

    Naomi McKee

    Naomi Jean McKee died Thursday, Dec. 1. She was 84.

  • Managing the Village water

    The blackened, crumbly bolts that hold together the 16-inch distribution main in the pump room of the Village water treatment plant tell the whole story. The Village water plant is old and challenged.

  • Occupy sparks local dialogue

    Village resident Eric Wolf, right, organized an Occupy protest in Yellow Springs last Friday in front of US Bank on Xenia Avenue to criticize the bank’s practices. Bill Houston, left, was one of the 34 local people who raised their voice with Wolf to draw attention to wealth disparity and economic injustice in the U.S. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Money, like religion, politics, and sex, is a sensitive topic of public conversation. But as Occupy Wall Street protesters lambast commercial banks, the decision of where to bank has become increasingly public.

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