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From The Print Section :: Page 23

  • Council eyes Village commissions

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    At their Oct. 20 meeting, Village Council members began a discussion on whether and how best to standardize practices for Village boards and commissions.

  • Patricia Davis memorial

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    Friends of Patricia Allen Davis, who died on Sept. 20, are invited to join her family in a celebration of her life on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at The Palm Court of the Franklin Park Conservatory, located at 1775 East Broad St., Columbus, Ohio. A reception will follow, from 2 […]

  • Clifton man takes on Perales

    Democrat Dave Ogan of Clifton is running for Ohio state representative against Republican incumbent Rick Perales in the 73rd district, which includes Yellow Springs. Ogan is seen here at the Washington Court House Ford dealership he runs. (Submitted photo)

    A Clifton Democrat running for state representative is out to fight “the powers that be” in the Ohio State House who are, he says, too responsive to powerful lobbies at the expense of the needs of local communities.

  • Forum on community policing— Safety over force is favored

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    There was remarkable similarity between what the 70 villagers who attended a local policing forum last week said and what 50 anonymous respondents said about policing in the weeks preceding the forum.

  • Community Solutions conference soon— Focus is on climate change tools

    About 60 people attended a Climate Conversations event last month where resident and University of Dayton physics professor Bob Brecha, shown above, gave an update on the scientific consensus on climate change. The next Climate Conversation is 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, at the Glen Helen Ecology Institute. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A group of villagers and Antioch College students who attended a climate change march in New York City last month returned home even more inspired to help Yellow Springs cut its carbon footprint.

  • Madeline Harshaw

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    Madeline L. (Byrd) Harshaw was called home to be with the Lord Monday afternoon, Oct. 27, at Friends Care Center. Madeline was born in Springfield, Ohio, on Nov. 26, 1926, to the late William and Virda (Ramsey) Byrd, and was preceded in death by her sister Geraldine G. Johnson. Madeline was a 1943 graduate of […]

  • A peek at the mind’s universe

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    Popular scientist Michio Kaku likes to tell the story of how as a teenager in the 1960s, he built an atom smasher in his parents’ garage. He bought 22 miles of copper wire, wrapped it many times around a football field, connected it to 400 pounds of transformer steel and plugged it in. It blew out every fuse in his parents’ house and probably those of everyone in the neighborhood, he said in a recent PBS documentary science video.

  • Elsie Slobusky Feller

    Obituary

    Elsie Slobusky Feller died peacefully at her home in Ohio on Oct. 16, two months after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She was 89.

  • New way to empower, protect

    Johanna Kohout, black belt instructor of To Shin Do, here teaching self-defense classes to Antioch College students, will offer a free self-defense workshop for Yellow Springs High School junior and senior girls from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, during a teacher in-service day. A shorter self-defense workshop for YSHS sophomore girls is 1 to 4 p.m, Saturday, Nov. 8. Kohout also hopes to offer local To Shin Do classes to adults and children. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    “Knee him in the nuts and poke him in the eye.”
    Self-defense training often begins and ends with that blanket statement.

  • Bryan F. Gabbard

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    Bryan F. Gabbard, of Yellow Springs, and formerly of Centerville, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Oct. 25.