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  • Schools look at fiscal crisis

    In order to avoid a projected negative cash balance by the end of the 2013 fiscal year, school board members at their Dec. 9 meeting discussed ways to reduce the district’s 2010–2011 budget.

  • 2011 Village budget considered

    The proposed 2011 Village budget is a “fiscally prudent document” that allows the Village to pursue several critical capital projects in the upcoming year, according to Village Manager Mark Cundiff.

  • Planners push zoning change

    Village Planning Commission voted 5–0 at its meeting Monday, Dec. 13, to recommend that the Village follow Ohio law and immediately adopt a different set of criteria to evaluate zoning variance requests.

  • Irwin Abrams

    Irwin Abrams

    Irwin M. Abrams, a longtime professor of history at Antioch College, a pioneer in the field of peace research and a global authority on the Nobel Peace Prize, died on Dec. 16 at the Friends Care Center.

  • Increased school district enrollment increases opportunities

    Increasing local students means increasing local families, and while the village appears to provide a home for families at a variety of income levels, more housing in general could help to generate a school district population that is more sustainable.

  • Local women who make a difference

    Top row from left to right: Beth Rubin, Macy Reynolds, Rebecca Morgann, Sandy McHugh, and Naomi Ewald-Orme. Bottom row from left to right: Susan Stiles, Carla Steiger and Carol Cottom. (Photo by Sehvilla Mann)

    The organizers of 100 Women Making a Difference in Greene County want to make a difference in the lives of community members by donating most effectively to the nonprofits who serve them.

  • Scented organic soap, naturally made

    A soap maker for more than 20 years, Chris Entler and his partner, Jessica Wyant, recently opened the Soap Bar in Kings Yard, in the space behind Asanda Imports that was once the bar of the old Winds Cafe. Entler uses organic and natural ingredients in his products, which he has previously sold only at the street fair and Kings Yard farmers market. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Recently Chris Entler could be found in his new soap shop and studio in Kings Yard working on a new challenge: creating, with spearment leaves, an intricate design in a soap bar.

  • A Strong passion for the letterpress

    Artist Sarah Strong is shown with the letterpress in her village studio.

    The letterpress in Sarah Strong’s studio, a sleek machine with levers and rollers fitted into a corner along the western wall, stands out.

  • Norman Thomas

    Norman L. Thomas, of Yellow Springs, died Monday, Dec. 20. He was 87.

  • Whey to go: local cheese arrives

    Nick Mronzinski stirred curds at Young’s Jersey Dairy in a cheese vat that has been used to turn the farm’s fresh milk into local cheese for the last 18 months. The yellow cheddar cheese made on a recent visit will be used to top burgers and salads at Young’s restaurants.

    Those who prefer local foods can now add a variety of locally-produced cheese to their diets, thanks to two area dairies that have recently been turning fresh milk into cheese.

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