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  • Dec. 1, 2011 Bulldog sports round-up

    Sophomore guard Brianna Ayers dribbled by a Mechanicsburg defender during the Bulldogs’ 69–18 season opener loss on Monday. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Dec. 1, 2011 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Charles Mercer

    Charlie Mercer and friend

    Charles E. (Charlie) Mercer died Nov. 25 at Friends Care Community. He was 77.

  • A civil rights milestone, 50 years on

    Hundreds of local and area students, residents and law enforcement officials jammed downtown Yellow Springs on Xenia Avenue during a chaotic March 1964 demonstration against Lewis Gegner for refusing to cut the hair of black people at his barbershop. Fifty years ago this month, African-American resident Paul Graham began a legal case against Gegner that reached the Ohio Supreme Court. (Photo courtesy of Scott Sanders, Antiochiana)

    Fifty years ago this month, African-American villager Paul Graham walked into Lewis Gegner’s barbershop on Xenia Avenue, sat down in his barber chair and asked for a haircut. “I can’t cut your hair,” the white barbershop owner replied, according to Graham’s account. “I don’t know how. That’s all there is to it.” That day Graham […]

  • Charles F. “Chuck” Collett

    Charles F. “Chuck” Collett of Wilmington died Monday, Nov. 28, at Clinton Memorial Hospital. He was 89.

  • A transition time for Nonstop

    Members of the Nonstop Institute of Yellow Springs gathered recently in the library of their Millworks building. Shown above are, from left standing, Migiwa Orimo, Jill Becker, Chris Hill, C.T. Chen, Michael Casselli and Dan Reyes, with Lincoln Alpern in front. While members will no longer have Nonstop’s MillWorks facility, they plan to continue sponsoring artistic and cultural events in the village. (Submitted photo)

    Since its launch after the shut-down of Antioch College, the educators and artists of Nonstop Institute have been nothing if not flexible and creative. And their flexibility is being called upon once again, as Nonstop members adapt to the newest phase of the group’s existence.

  • Stand-out swimmers commit to colleges

    Erica Chick, left, and Elizabeth Malone are stand-out Yellow Springs High School swimmers who recently signed commitments to colleges. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Before he even came to Yellow Springs High School, first year athletic director Steve Rossi had heard about two standout Bulldog athletes — Erika Chick and Elizabeth Malone, who will will next year swim at NCAA Division I colleges. The seniors committed this month.

  • Solid waste rate hike approved

    At their Nov. 21 meeting, Village Council members unanimously approved the final reading for a rate hike for Village solid waste disposal.

  • Home, Inc. waiver approved by Village Council

    At their Nov. 7 meeting, members of Village Council unanimously approved a request from Home, Inc. to waive tap-in fees for the proposed Home, Inc./Buckeye Community Hope Foundation affordable senior housing project.

  • New college dines responsibly

    Antioch College Chef Isaac DeLamatre made plans for the opening of the college’s new kitchen and dining room, which opened on Nov. 9 in the basement of Birch Hall. Dean of Community Life Louise Smith led the design of a cooperative, locally-sourced plan to feed the campus. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Antioch college’s innovative approach to food was born partly of the need to recognize the ecological demands of food service and also to honor the experience of eating in community.

  • The ‘ecstatic surprise’ of a painter

    Local artist Ira Brukner is currently showing 17 of his brightly-colored, abstract paintings at a solo exhibit at the Miller Center for Visual Arts at Urbana University. The exhibit is open to the public Thursday and Saturday afternoons from 1–4 p.m. through Dec. 3, excluding Thanksgiving weekend. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Local artist Ira Brukner describes his painting process as almost magical. “It just happens,” he said of his process.