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From The Print Section :: Page 22

  • Mixed Mamas explore identity

    Stacy Rene Erenberg, left, and Sage Morgan-Hubbard will perform the “Mixed Mamas Remix Vol. 2,” a performance piece of poetry, movement and song, on Friday, April 10, at 8 p.m. at the Antioch College Foundry Theater. The performance is free and open to the public. (Submitted photo)

    People of mixed racial heritage face different challenges than most when figuring out their identify, but all of us are negotiating our identity all of the time.

  • Mostly warnings on YSPD late shift

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    During a ride-along with this reporter last Friday evening, Village police displayed an eagerness to explain their process and offer the perspective of an on-duty officer.

  • Egg Scramble

    Caroline Tucker, center, almost levitated with excitement. The frenzied hunt was over in a flash, but those who gathered more eggs than they needed shared eggs with the latecomers. (Photos by Suzanne Szempruch)

    About 100 youth gathered at Gaunt Park Saturday afternoon for the annual community Easter egg hunt, sponsored by Central Chapel A.M.E. Church, whose Youth Group stuffed candy into over 1,500 eggs.

  • Aim is for a zero-waste Village

    Local recycling expert Tom Clevenger recently tumbled his compost barrel, which he uses to recycle his household’s kitchen scraps. Clevenger is working with other villagers to improve the town’s poor recycling record and find other ways to reduce and reuse waste here. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Is it possible to not produce any garbage — or purchase any stuff — for one year? A Vancouver couple did just that in 2009, and now it’s inspiring Yellow Springers to cut their waste too.

  • Clifton’s Nature Center highlights gorge

    Clifton Gorge is maintained by central district manager Michelle Comer, shown above with a denizen of the Gorge, and three others split their time between wetland, prairie and forest preserves, and maintaining the Nature Center. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    As a state nature preserve, the Clifton Gorge is managed for the primary purpose of protecting its unique land formations and native ecology.

  • Kathryn Ann Merrill

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    Kathryn Ann Merrill died Sunday, March 22. She was born Jan. 9,1935, in Hollywood, Calif.

  • Village Council— Landlords protest change

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    At Village Council’s March 16 meeting, Council members heard a second full-throated protest by local landlords to a proposed new Village policy holding landlords responsible for their tenants’ utility debts.

  • Group addresses race issues

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    Are people of color targeted by police here? Are African-American students in school punished worse than their white counterparts? Are racial minorities discriminated against in downtown stores? Is local black history being lost?

  • Scout holds BSA to its own core values

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    After taking 80-mile bike trips and camping in 14-degree-below-zero weather, local Eagle Scout Lake Miller is turning to his next activity with the Boy Scouts — ending discrimination in the nationwide youth organization. This week Miller launched a local chapter of Scouts for Equality, a national group pressuring the Boy Scouts to allow gay scout […]

  • Council nears water softening vote

    A group of Village officials and staff members visited this water treatment plant, in Jackson County, Ohio, recently to observe the plant’s pellet softening process. Council will likely vote at its April 6 meeting on whether to add pellet softening to the new water plant. Shown above are tanks used in the process. (Submitted photo by John Yung)

    Village Council is close to approving a water softening component to its proposed new water plant, slated for construction in 2016.