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  • AUM to train caregivers

    A patient in the American health care system has many needs, only some of which can be met by a doctor. In fact, before even seeing a physician, some patients must make a dozen decisions regarding health care options, providers and facilities, insurance, transportation and home front support…

  • Mills Lawn students wound up on homemade windmills

    Seen through the inside of a homemade plastic wind tunnel, Mills Lawn sixth graders can view and measure how efficiently the tiny windmills they are making this week function to produce energy. Last week, Ms. Amin’s sixth-grade class experimented with scientist-in-residence Eric Lang and Dan Rudolf. The class will make a public presentation on Monday, Dec. 6, 6:30–7:30 p.m. at the school. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    In groups gathered around their model windmills last week, students discussed the probability that the tilt angle of the blades was steep enough that the wind would propel them without knocking them down completely.

  • Council approves school travel plan

    At its Nov. 15 meeting, members of Village Council unanimously endorsed the Safe Routes to School Travel Plan, or SRTS, that will be submitted soon to the Ohio Department of Transportation, or ODOT, for possible funding.

  • Land trust garners praise

    Tecumseh Land Trust’s Associate Director, Michele Burns, met with federal Farm and Ranch Land Protection Program Director Mark Rose, left, and Matt Harbage, the program’s state manager. TLT received more funds from the federal agency in 2010 than any other land trust in the state. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    The director of the largest federal funding source for farmland preservation stopped in Yellow Springs last week to visit Ohio’s top recipient of federal funding, the Tecumseh Land Trust, which he praised as one of the nation’s top land trusts.

  • Blade runner

    Zeke Reichert designed blades for a model wind turbine with classmate Shania Mountjoy in Sarah Amin’s sixth-grade science class on Tuesday. The two-week study of wind turbines is being funded by a STEM grant that Mills Lawn School received this year. (photo by Megan Bachman)

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  • A closer look at fluoridation

    At a Village Council-sponsored forum on fluoridated water last weekend, some lesser known facts were shared by several scientists who were invited to speak on the sometimes controversial issue. While ingesting fluoride is not recommended for infants, for example…

  • Young buyers face tough market

    Last winter, when Sheryl Cunningham and Tom Clevenger were looking for a house in town, none of the three homes in their price range was particularly appealing. One appeared to be a converted office, another lacked enough space for a garden and in the third, floors were warped and walls twisting.

  • Northern bike trail to close

    As of Thursday, Nov. 18, the Little Miami Scenic Trail, also known as the bike path, will be closed north of Jackson Road indefinitely. The action was sparked by the Election Day failure of a .153-mill levy to raise funds for the Clark County Park District.

  • Apprender a new language

    Laura Skidmore’s Primary Languages school for Spanish and French will begin a winter session in January above the Winds. Skidmore is pictured with students Quinn Creighton, right, and Brady Clark and his dad Jason. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    “Te gusta mas agua, Quinn?” the teacher asked Quinn Creighton, who sat at the table with the others, coloring. Creighton, 4, looked up at her thoughtfully, and nodded, holding out his cup for more water. People begin their language acquisition skills from birth, and as early as eight months…

  • Basketball champ now coach

    Evin Wimberly, a 2005 graduate of Yellow Springs High School, returns to coach the McKinney School seventh- and eighth-grade girls basketball teams. In the front row, from left, are players Anna Mullin, Cecila Comerford, Coach Wimberly and Molly Hendrickson; middle row, Chelsea Horton, Cara Edwards, Sophie Davidson, Sage HaleWolf and Anna Williamson; back row, Hypatia McLellan. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    The top female basketball scorer in Yellow Springs High School history, Evin Wimberly, class of 2005, is returning to coach the McKinney seventh- and eighth-grade girls basketball teams this year. The former point guard, the only Lady Bulldog basketball player to score more than 1,000 career points…

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