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From The Print Section :: Page 148

  • The Little Library that could

    Love of reading can now be shared at a neighborhood level using the new tiny library in Moya Shea’s yard at 310 South High Street. The little library operates more like a swap: take a book, leave a book. If the cranberry crate seems too small to serve the whole neighborhood, visit the Little Free Libraries website and learn how to start a library in your front yard. (submitted photo by Susan Gartner)

    Many positive things can be said about libraries, including that they can’t be too small and a town can’t have too many.

  • Council votes on streetscape Aug. 20

    At its Aug. 6 meeting, fewer people showed up for Village Council’s discussion on the proposed streetscape changes than at Council’s last meeting, and fewer people spoke against the changes.

  • Council puts drilling ban on hold for now

    At the Aug. 6 Village Council meeting, a group of citizens urged Council to be the first municipality in the state to ban oil and gas drilling in town in an effort to protect local water.

  • Celebrate art at Art on the Lawn

    Villager Dinah Anderson, shown displaying her original jewelry, was one of several local artists selling their wares at the 2011 Art on the Lawn. This year’s event, sponsored by the Village Artisans, will take place this Saturday, Aug. 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the lawn in front of Mills Lawn School. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Artists will display their artwork artwork this Saturday, Aug. 11, at the 29th annual Art on the Lawn. The free event, sponsored by Village Artisans, will feature almost 100 artists of all varieties, and will take place on the lawn of Mills Lawn School from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Frances Hill

    Frances Hill, resident of Friends Care Community, died on Friday, Aug. 3, a few days following her 87th birthday. Frances Louise (Artis) Hill was born Aug. 8, 1925 in West Liberty, Ohio, to Alvie C. and Louise Hazel (Clark) Artis. She attended school in Logan County, Ohio and graduated from the Monroe Township School in […]

  • Beers crafted to please the palate

    Local beer-lovers Nate Cornett and Lisa Wolters toasted to their new business venture, Yellow Springs Brewery, which is set to begin brewing and serving craft beer at its MillWorks location by year’s end. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The craft beer revolution is coming to Yellow Springs, say the owners of a new microbrewery here whose aim is not to transform local hearts and minds, but palates, one batch of handcrafted beer at a time.

  • Township lawsuit dropped

    A Greene County Common Pleas Court judge last week brokered a mutual dismissal of the case between the Miami Township Trustees and former Grinnell Mill B&B owner Donna McGovern

  • AU creates new change-makers

    Dr. Michele Dawn Kegley received her Ph.D. in leadership and change at the Antioch University’s commencement ceremony on Saturday. The doctoral program, unique in the nation for its emphasis on practical application, graduated 18 students this year. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    For the 18 graduates from Antioch University’s Leadership and Change Ph.D. program, the degree was far more than an academic accomplishment.

  • Villagers re-decorate for tolerance

    On Saturday, July 28, local residents Susan Gartner, left, and Theresa Mayer rehung a knitted sleeve that was removed last week without permission from one of the the trees downtown. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    When Yellow Springers celebrated Pride weekend last month, many honored the occasion by attaching colorful bands of yarn and felt around trees and light poles downtown. So it came as a shock when some villagers noticed this month that someone had been cutting down the art.

  • T-ball finale­— Opening our hearts to children

    Kian Rainey, age 3, had a great time at Gaunt Park Friday night. Most of the time he ran around with several baseballs in his hands. Above, Rainey’s successful turn at bat led to a mad scramble towards home plate by at least three decidedly shortstops. (photo by Suzanne Ehalt)

    It was a splendid night. I was in an end-of-season, love-fest state of euphoria.