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From The Print Section :: Page 181

  • Dec. 8, 2011 Bulldog Sports Roundup

    Keanan Onfroy-Curley, left, and Oluka Okia guarded their opponents during the McKinney eighth-grade boys basketball team’s 61–36 loss to Carroll this week. (Photos by Megan Bachman)

    Dec. 8, 2011 Bulldog Sports Roundup

  • Naomi McKee

    Naomi McKee

    Naomi Jean McKee died Thursday, Dec. 1. She was 84.

  • Managing the Village water

    The blackened, crumbly bolts that hold together the 16-inch distribution main in the pump room of the Village water treatment plant tell the whole story. The Village water plant is old and challenged.

  • 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.