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  • 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.

  • New chair for board

    The Antioch College Board of Trustees this week appointed Frances Degen Horowitz, ’54, as board chair, replacing Lee Morgan, ’66. Morgan will remain on the board as vice-chair, according to a press release, but will focus on fundraising.

  • Lucille Gardner

    Lucille "Aunt Sis" Gardner

    Lucille Mae Gardner died peacefully on Jan. 11, while under the care of Hospice of Dayton in Jamestown. She was 90.

  • More sun in the Springs (Motel)

    Eric Clark recently brushed off the snow from his new 20-panel solar photovoltaic array on the roof of the Springs Motel. The 4700-watt system will replace about 20 percent of the motel’s current electric load. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The latest update to the Springs Motel isn’t in the rooms but on the roof, where 20 solar photovoltaic panels now power the televisions, hair dryers and air conditioners of motel guests.

  • Local kale for the K–12 crowd? Lessons in fresh food service

    Three years into the Columbus-area school’s local food initiative, its cafeteria regularly serves up healthy meals prepared on-site using raw, organic ingredients, about 40 percent of which are sourced from within 125 miles of the school.

  • Morgan grant for housing

    The senior apartment development proposed for the Barr property received a boost last week when the Morgan Family Foundation committed $250,000 to help finance some of the units.

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