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From The Print Section :: Page 172

  • Occupy sparks local dialogue

    Village resident Eric Wolf, right, organized an Occupy protest in Yellow Springs last Friday in front of US Bank on Xenia Avenue to criticize the bank’s practices. Bill Houston, left, was one of the 34 local people who raised their voice with Wolf to draw attention to wealth disparity and economic injustice in the U.S. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Money, like religion, politics, and sex, is a sensitive topic of public conversation. But as Occupy Wall Street protesters lambast commercial banks, the decision of where to bank has become increasingly public.

  • Everyday heroes star in comic

    Local artist Michael Fleishman is featuring a new comic book about three Greene County war veterans at the Arts Council gallery this month. (Submitted photo)

    If leaping tall buildings in a single bound is all it takes to become as a superhero, then the three Greene County veterans that appear in Michael Fleishman’s most recent comic book “The Liars’ Club” surely qualify. Earl Ellis, Charlie Bath and Jack Newhouse became the heroes they read about as kids after serving their […]

  • Dec. 1, 2011 Bulldog sports round-up

    Sophomore guard Brianna Ayers dribbled by a Mechanicsburg defender during the Bulldogs’ 69–18 season opener loss on Monday. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Dec. 1, 2011 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Charles Mercer

    Charlie Mercer and friend

    Charles E. (Charlie) Mercer died Nov. 25 at Friends Care Community. He was 77.

  • A civil rights milestone, 50 years on

    Hundreds of local and area students, residents and law enforcement officials jammed downtown Yellow Springs on Xenia Avenue during a chaotic March 1964 demonstration against Lewis Gegner for refusing to cut the hair of black people at his barbershop. Fifty years ago this month, African-American resident Paul Graham began a legal case against Gegner that reached the Ohio Supreme Court. (Photo courtesy of Scott Sanders, Antiochiana)

    Fifty years ago this month, African-American villager Paul Graham walked into Lewis Gegner’s barbershop on Xenia Avenue, sat down in his barber chair and asked for a haircut. “I can’t cut your hair,” the white barbershop owner replied, according to Graham’s account. “I don’t know how. That’s all there is to it.” That day Graham […]

  • Charles F. “Chuck” Collett

    Charles F. “Chuck” Collett of Wilmington died Monday, Nov. 28, at Clinton Memorial Hospital. He was 89.

  • A transition time for Nonstop

    Members of the Nonstop Institute of Yellow Springs gathered recently in the library of their Millworks building. Shown above are, from left standing, Migiwa Orimo, Jill Becker, Chris Hill, C.T. Chen, Michael Casselli and Dan Reyes, with Lincoln Alpern in front. While members will no longer have Nonstop’s MillWorks facility, they plan to continue sponsoring artistic and cultural events in the village. (Submitted photo)

    Since its launch after the shut-down of Antioch College, the educators and artists of Nonstop Institute have been nothing if not flexible and creative. And their flexibility is being called upon once again, as Nonstop members adapt to the newest phase of the group’s existence.

  • Stand-out swimmers commit to colleges

    Erica Chick, left, and Elizabeth Malone are stand-out Yellow Springs High School swimmers who recently signed commitments to colleges. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Before he even came to Yellow Springs High School, first year athletic director Steve Rossi had heard about two standout Bulldog athletes — Erika Chick and Elizabeth Malone, who will will next year swim at NCAA Division I colleges. The seniors committed this month.

  • Solid waste rate hike approved

    At their Nov. 21 meeting, Village Council members unanimously approved the final reading for a rate hike for Village solid waste disposal.

  • Home, Inc. waiver approved by Village Council

    At their Nov. 7 meeting, members of Village Council unanimously approved a request from Home, Inc. to waive tap-in fees for the proposed Home, Inc./Buckeye Community Hope Foundation affordable senior housing project.