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  • Doug Hinkley

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    Doug Hinkley, one of the village’s most interesting thinkers and talented writers, died June 11 at his Limestone Street home after a two-year battle with lung cancer, with his wife, Jill Becker, by his side. He was 66. One of five children of Jim and Dorothy Hinkley, Doug grew up in a ranch house in […]

  • Agnes Lawall Moon

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    Agnes Lawall Moon, who lived in Cincinnati from 1953 to 2012, passed away on June 11 at the Friends Care Center. She was 95. She was the loving wife of Edwin O. Moon for 55 years, until his death in 1996. Agnes was born March 17, 1919 in Richmond, Ind. She was a graduate of […]

  • Minor League’s Reds trump Pirates

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    The 2014 Minor League season kicked off Saturday, June 14, with a decisive 14–5 win by the Sam and Eddie’s Open Books Reds over the Tom’s Market Pirates. The Reds jumped out to an early 2–1 first inning lead and never looked back.

  • Solar array charges opinions

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    Discussion about the Antioch College farm waged on this week at a public hearing before Village Planning Commission, which considered the conditional use of a solar power array in the northeast corner of the college “golf course.” Over 50 villagers attended the meeting on Monday, June 9, which was something of a continuation of last month’s community forum on the wider topic of the farm.

  • Eclectic items both dirty, fabulous

    New resident Brenda Kennedy opened her Dirty Fabulous Boutique at 134 Dayton St. last month. The eclectic vintage resale shop celebrates its grand opening this weekend, June 13–15. The store features men’s and women’s clothing and hats, upcycled home goods, antiques, new accessories for women and babies, and more. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Where else in town can you buy a handmade fedora, a set of fairy wings, a 1920s men’s tie, a women’s disco-era vintage blouse and a puffy ’80s jean jacket?

  • Council to vote on CBE

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    What’s the best way for Village Council to proceed with deciding whether to spend $1 million to fund the Center for Business and Education infrastructure? After a hiatus of several months on the locally controversial issue, Council discussed CBE funding again at its June 2 meeting, with some Council members wanting to move ahead quickly and one urging a slowing down of the process.

  • New brewery, food truck approved

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    Village Planning Commission approved two conditional use applications this week for a tasting room for Vitruvian Brewery Company and a food truck at Antioch University Midwest. Plan board members approved both requests in line with staff recommendations at their meeting on Monday, June 9.

  • Chlorine gas plant risk is worrisome

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    When two freight trains collided on the track near Graniteville, S.C. in 2005, one of the derailed train cars filled with 90 tons of chlorine gas ruptured. A yellowish-green noxious cloud containing 120,000 pounds of the poisonous gas spread quickly along the ground, causing those nearby to cough, choke and wheeze while burning their eyes, skin and throats.

  • More shifts at Village police

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    Changes in personnel at the Yellow Springs Police Department are becoming the norm this year. Two more full-time officers either resigned or requested reduced hours last month, following the resignation of two full-time officers in February and March.

  • T-ball, a place for healing

    At last Friday’s opening t-ball game, a knot of kids scrambled for the ball in the infield of the younger kids’ diamond. (photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    A mob of us are doing our warm-up exercises in right field -— 65 to 70 children, 40 to 45 adults.

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