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From The Print Section :: Page 139

  • Barr to go the way of mill?

    Jim Hammond, who saved the Grinnell Mill from almost certain demise, has brought his interest in historic properties closer to the village. Last week he and his wife Libby Hammond purchased the Barr property from Friends Care Community. The sale closed on Friday.

  • What’s the buzz about the bugs?

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    Though it is a source of some chagrin to him, the cultural reference that most immediately represents the business Glen Courtright has created here in the village is Disney’s 1994 classic The Lion King. Specifically pertinent is the part in the film when the lion, the warthog and the meerkat feast on a cornucopia of bugs while singing their “problem-free philosophy.”

  • Sept. 20, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round up

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    Sept. 20, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round up

  • Bulldog Sports

    Yellow Springs High School cross-country team runner Christina Brewer charged down a hill during the Fairborn Invitational last week. Brewer finished in 54th place in 26:56, securing a third-place finish for her team. Teammate Lois Miller won the race with a meet record time of 20:56. (Submitted Photo)

    Miller sets record at Fairborn In taking on the Dayton-Springfield area “behemoths,” the Yellow Springs High School girls cross-country team did something that the other sports teams at YSHS rarely attempt, according to Coach Vince Peters. And the Bulldogs came out in third place out of 16 schools to improve their record to 20–13 on […]

  • Wilbur Deaton

    Wilbur W. Deaton died Saturday, Sept. 8, at Friends Care Center. He was 93. Wilbur was born on Sept. 28, 1918 to the late Glenn and Birdie (Swaney) Deaton in Springfield. Wilbur served his country as a lieutenant during World War II in the United States Navy, and was privileged to attend an Honor Flight […]

  • Attorney Ellis Jacobs wins victory for early voting rights

    Ellis Jacobs wants to make sure every Ohioan’s vote counts. The villager, as founder and coordinator for the Miami Valley Voter Protection Coalition, has fought the legislative attempts to restrict voting that have escalated in Ohio in recent years. Last week, his cause scored a major victory when a federal court struck down an Ohio law restricting early voting on the weekend and Monday before the election.

  • At Mills Lawn, inquiry is king

    The new buzzword in the Yellow Springs School District this school year is “inquiry-based learning,” and at Mills Lawn Elementary School the effort to guide learning around student interest and problem-solving is already under way.

  • Teachers aim for big ideas

    Every six seconds a child somewhere in the world dies from hunger. Leaders hunger for power, scholars hunger for knowledge, and demonstrators hunger to make statements about change. And everyone, big and small, hungers for love. Hunger is a big word, and its many iterations are the theme of this year’s McKinney School and Yellow Springs High School experience.

  • New teachers at McKinney, YSHS

    Brandon Lowry, Nancy Beers, Karleen Materne and Cameron McCoy

  • Streetscape to be implemented in two stages

    At their Sept. 4 meeting, members of Village Council voted unanimously to move ahead with a gradual process for improving the downtown streetscape. The initial phase of the project, planned for this fall, is aimed at fixing the sidewalks deemed most dangerous and removing the street trees causing the most sidewalk damage.