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  • Frank Betcher

    A memorial service for Frank Betcher will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 29, at 2 p.m. in Rockford Chapel.

  • Crickets rescheduled

    A Crickets basketball makeup session, replacing the canceled third session, will be held Tuesday, Dec. 14, 4–5 p.m. at the Bryan Center. The remaining originally scheduled sessions will be held on Fridays, Dec. 3, 10 and 17, 6–7 p.m.

  • Esther Haynes

    Esther Elizabeth (Hursh) Haynes of Yellow Springs died Sunday, Nov. 28 at Friends Care Center. She was 98. Esther was born Oct. 27, 1912, in Clark County, the daughter of the late Harrison and Effie Hursh.

  • National Merit Scholars, 2010

    Three Yellow Springs High School seniors were recognized as National Merit Commended Students this fall. Megan Hammond, Philip Kellogg and Lauren Westendorf were selected largely based on their performance on the preliminary SAT test they took last year. The three honor roll and National Honor Society members are in the top 2 percent of the approximately 1.5 million students who took the test. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

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  • Antioch College begins search process—Faculty issue is complex

    Taking significant steps toward welcoming its first class of new students next fall, the revived Antioch College finds itself facing perhaps its most uncomfortable challenge since gaining independence from Antioch University: deciding who should teach those new students.

  • Zoning, density linked to affordability

    When the Board of Zoning Appeals denied a homeowner’s application last week for a density variance to construct three more homes around his existing home on Marshall Street, the board was adhering to the strict criteria of a Village zoning code intended to discourage density, according to Village planner Ed Amrhein.

  • 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.