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  • Ginnie Philips

    Gwynelle “Ginnie” Philips died Aug. 30 at her daughter’s home in Savannah, Ga., after a brief illness. Ginnie was born and raised in Savannah. She was the widow of Charles Edward “Pete” Philips. Ginnie was a longtime employee of the Yellow Springs school system, where she served as an assistant librarian.

  • Sonja Reed

    Sonja Reed died Wednesday, Sept. 8, at her home in Yellow Springs. She was 83. Born Sonja Köhler on June 19, 1927, in Thalheim, Germany, she spent her youth traveling around Europe as part of a family circus act. During this time, she also began performing with elephants, a fondness she would hold the rest of her life.

  • Thomas Owen

    Thomas Owen

    Thomas Harvey Owen, the son of former Antioch College professor of physics Gwilym Emyr Owen and his wife, Edith, died September 9 at his home in Metairie, La. He was 85 years old. Tom attended the “old” Antioch School on Mills Lawn and graduated from Bryan High School in 1943.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    The Yellow Springs boys soccer team fell to Springfield Catholic 7–2 last Saturday, Sept. 4, at the school field, but the team put up a spirited battle. Shown above are, left, Bulldogs Eli Biggs and right, Mario Cosey, as they fought to keep control of the ball.

    In the varsity women’s race the Lady Bulldogs improved their season record with a 12th-place finish out of the 23 schools scoring. Ninth grader Talia Boutis, running in the squad’s second position, posted a new season best time of 24:23 while overcoming the challenges of the difficult Liberty Park course.

  • Sports Announcements

    Copper Cup soccer, the pre-kindergarten and kindergarten recreational league, will kick off this Saturday, Sept. 11, 10:30 a.m., at the Morgan Fields. Players do not need to be pre-registered. Bronze and Silver Cup play will also kick off this weekend.

  • Jean Huston

    Jean Huston

    Jean Adams Huston died peacefully on Monday, Sept. 6, at Friends Care Community. She was 91. Jean was born March 31, 1919, in Stratford, Connecticut, to William and Sylvia Nothnagle.

  • Joseph Brown

    Joseph Brown

    Joseph Charles Francis Brown, of Yellow Springs, formerly of Davison, Mich., died Sunday, Sept. 5, at Friends Extended Care Center with the support of the nurses of Heartland Hospice and surrounded by family and friends. He was 72.

  • Schools earn highest honor

    For two consecutive years Yellow Springs students showed continuous academic improvement, which raised the school district’s designation from a school of excellence to a school of excellence with distinction, the highest rating in the state.

  • Vernay is potential solar site

    At their Sept. 7 meeting, Village Council members took their first official step toward adding solar power to the Village energy portfolio when they unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance for an AMP solar energy subscription package.

  • Well? Was it hot enough for ya?

    Was it hot out this summer? Or was it just me? Okay, it was hot out, but maybe not as hot as you think. According to Dayton-area statistics from the National Weather Service, or NWS, in Wilmington, 2010 shaped up as the 12th hottest summer since record keeping began 132 years ago.

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