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From The Print Section :: Page 14

  • YS library’s golden anniversary

    The mood on Xenia Avenue was elevated in anticipation of the Yellow Springs Library building’s 50th anniversary celebration this Saturday, Aug. 29, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The 1960s-themed events, planned and supported by the Yellow Springs Library Association, will culminate with a rockin’ show by the Hoppers. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The Yellow Springs News of Sept. 1, 1965 reported that a “record crowd…a swarm of kids and parents” poured into the new Yellow Springs library, which opened at 2 p.m. on Aug. 30, 1965.

  • Hardman memorial


    A memorial service to celebrate the life of Barbara L. Hardman (“Nurse Barb”) is planned for Sunday, Sept. 13, 3 p.m., in the Herndon Gallery at Antioch College.

  • Bulldog sports round-up


    Bulldog sports round-up

  • Schools welcome 13 staff members

    Teacher’s dozen Twelve new teachers and administrators gathered at an orientation at Mills Lawn last week. They are, from left, Donna First, Kristin McNeely, Kate Lohmeyer, Jackie Pohl, Lynne Wooten-Mitchell, Maggie DeMarse, Chasity Miller, Jen Clark, Brian Knostman, Ettamarie Valdez, Jodi Black and Becca Eastman. Not pictured is Shannon Wilson. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Each year brings fresh faces to Yellow Springs schools — and this year there are even more of them. The district has made 13 new teaching and administrative hires to-date for the 2015–16 school year, up from around five in a typical year, said Superintendent Mario Basora at last week’s school board meeting. Resignations, retirements and new or expanded positions were responsible for the increase.

  • Bill Houston


    William B. Houston (Bill) died Monday, August 17, 2015 of hypothermia while hiking in the Canadian Rockies.

  • Three candidates out of race


    Three out of the seven candidates who filed to run for seats on Village Council are no longer in the race, having been found ineligible due to problems with their petitions.

  • Yellow Springs school board— Next step in development job


    At an upbeat meeting last Thursday, Aug. 13, school board members met to preview changes, challenges and opportunities in the upcoming school year.

  • Randall G. Thompson


    Randall G. Thompson, of Springfield, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, at Springfield Regional Medical Center. He was 67.

  • Cemex wins zoning battle


    The five-year effort by the international cement company Cemex to expand its mining operation in Greene County came to a conclusion favorable to Cemex but unfavorable to the company’s neighbors Monday night, Aug. 17, when the Fairborn City Council unanimously voted to rezone 450 acres of land from agriculture to mining, overturning an earlier ruling by that city’s planning board.

  • Heroin use in village is evident


    There is heroin in Yellow Springs. It is being bought and sold and used. There were four incidents involving heroin in Yellow Springs in less than a month, including two overdoses and one fatality. Heroin’s presence in the village reflects a decade-long increase in heroin use state- and nationwide.