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From The Print Section :: Page 135

  • Let furniture rise from the ashes

    The coming decimation of the village’s ash tree population by an invasive Asian beetle — a kind of “Arborgeddon” for a tree that represents about one out of every 10 in our canopy — is a dismal story. Many beloved trees — on Mills Lawn, at the Antioch College campus, in the Glen — have already died. Others are showing signs of stress.

  • Council plans budget hearing

    Village Council convened one last budget workshop last week before the first official public hearing on the budget takes place on Monday, Dec. 3, at the Bryan Center in Council chambers. Council plans to approve the budget in early January, much earlier than it has done in the recent past.

  • Antioch University Midwest—Budget darkens union talk

    Antioch University Midwest has hit difficult financial times, and the reality is affecting the local campus in several ways. This month Midwest leaders told the school community that they planned to cut $208,000 in personnel costs by the end of this year. Midwest did not specify where the cuts would come from, but indicated that the campus needed to find ways to stem a rising deficit caused by low enrollment over the last several years.

  • Ruth Bayless

    Ruth Bayless, 84, of Yellow Springs died on Saturday, Dec. 1, at Friends Care Center.

  • Students sail by state exam

    By design of the evaluation tool, the Yellow Springs school district fell this year from “excellent with distinction” to just “excellent” in its quality designation on the State of Ohio report card. But the apparent reduction in status was merely a technical result of the State’s metrics, as the district received exactly the same student-wide achievement score as last year, when it was labeled “excellent with distinction” for the second consecutive year.

  • Bahnsen’s photos as art, digitized

    It was a small gallery on Glen Street. But inside was a trove of artistic images produced through the lens of one of the pioneers of impressionistic photography. The artist was the late Axel Bahnsen.

  • Dec. 6, 2012 Bulldogs sports roundup

    Dec. 6, 2012 Bulldogs sports roundup

  • Sanders memorial held

    A memorial gathering in celebration of the life of Donna M. Sanders will be held Tuesday, Dec. 11, 4–7 p.m. in the Glen Helen Building. Donna’s request was to have family and friends gather together to talk, laugh and enjoy one another as she did. Family and friends are invited to come and reminisce and […]

  • Council is the public’s forum

    A small village with an active citizenry and lots of public services makes for a busy Village Council. To alleviate some of the burden and engage the expertise of a talented populace, Council has historically relied on commissions to vet ideas and research policies before making an official decision on a given issue.

  • In Israel, Rothman chooses peace

    Yellow Springs’ Mori Rothman, refuse to serve as a matter of conscience.
    On Oct. 24, Rothman, a former Yellow Springs resident, was jailed for refusing to serve in the IDF. Rothman served two consecutive 10-day prison terms and was released on Nov. 14.