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  • Business owner pleads guilty

    Local resident and business owner Elizabeth Stardancer pled guilty to a third-degree felony of abuse of an elderly person in Greene County Common Pleas Court on Friday, Oct. 1.

  • Tour to focus on the creative process

    For the last seven years, the annual October Studio Tour has flooded the town with art buyers, boosting the local tourist economy and supporting its artists.

  • Proposal considered for affordable village housing

    Village Council members began a discussion on a proposal for a modest joint Village/Home, Inc., project for affordable housing.

  • One year in, college is primed for students

    On a recent tour to recruit new students, Antioch College Admissions Director Kristen Pett found that the revived college, set to open its doors to students next fall, has plenty of well-wishers.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    YSHS varsity volleyball players celebrated a point in their three set victory over visiting Dayton Jefferson last Thursday. On the court are, from left, Brittany Klotz, Jenna Boettcher, Maya Hardman, Taylor Ennis, Tasha Perry and Emma Peifer. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    Carl Wiener shot an 83 at the sectional tournament in Greenville last week, earning him a spot in the state district tournament on Oct. 7. Wiener’s score tied for first among the four individuals advancing to districts and tied him for third in the scoring of all participants. Fellow YSHS golfer Zeb Reichert posted a 104.

  • Dinner fetes soccer

    Yellow Springs Soccer, Inc. will hold a community potluck on Saturday, Nov. 6, 7–9 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. The potluck will celebrate over 45 years of recreational soccer and honor Duke Conrad and Shirley Kristensen for their contributions to women’s soccer in Yellow Springs. Current and former players, referees, coaches and their families are encouraged to attend. Those planning to attend should bring a dish to share and table service for each person.

  • John Magee

    There will be a celebration of the life of John Magee on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2:30 p.m. at the Friends Care Extended Care dining room. The public is invited to attend and share memories about John. Those who are unable to attend but would like to share a memory may contact Ellen Magee at guyfields {at} charter(.)net.

  • The chips are down

    Mills Lawn School parents, kids, teachers and staff, including Principal Matt Housh, grabbed shovels last Saturday to spread a new layer of mulch on the playground, providing a soft landing for any students who might take a tumble. Shown above are, from left, parent Chris Wyatt with, on the hill from left, Tavien Clay with a shovel; Reese Spurgeon, sliding down; Bob and Morris Wyatt; and Max Banaszak-Moore. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

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  • Film tracks exotic pet industry

    Exotic pet owner Terry Brumfield sat with his pet lions at home in Piketon, Ohio, in a scene captured by Springboro filmmaker Mike Webber for his award-winning documentary The Elephant in the Living Room. The filmmaker will introduce the film at the first showing of a run of sneak previews from Friday, Oct. 8–Thursday, Oct. 14, at the Little Art Theatre. (submitted photo)

    Throughout the 1980s on the east side of Hilltop Road at Fairground Road there stood a modest, old house with a conspicuously large metal cage in the back yard. On nice days, passersby who happened to focus beyond the fencing would likely have seen what appeared to be a lion. Was it a pet? Did it live there permanently? Could it escape?

  • Council eyes sidewalk policy

    At their Oct. 4 meeting, Village Council members will continue a discussion on long-range Village sidewalk policy, and consider whether current policy, which assesses property owners for sidewalk repair, should be revised. “Something needs to happen,” Council member Karen Wintrow said last week, stating that Council should “provide more clarity and direction for citizens.”

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