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  • Bulldog sports round-up

    Members of the 2014 Yellow Springs High School girls varsity softball team are, from left, front row, Ashley Longshaw, Jesi Worsham and Chelsea Horton; back row, Dani Worsham, Amelia Gray, Victoria Willis, Aliza Skinner, Rachel Hiatt, Evelyn Greene, Sierra Lawrence, Rachele Orme, Olivia Ramage. Not pictured are Nekyla Hawkins, Danny Horton and Shanice Wright. (Submitted photo by Jimmy DeLong)

    SOFTBALL Strength in numbers for girls Four years ago the Yellow Springs High School softball team was unable to field a team due to lack of numbers. Times have changed since then as this year’s team has 15 girls on the roster, according to third-year coach Jimmy DeLong. “When I was first hired three years […]

  • Bridge to close year-old gap

    A rendering of the new Hyde Road covered bridge currently under construction, as seen from the bike path. Completion is scheduled for beginning of June. (Elevation plan courtesy of Greene County Engineering)

    The wooden bridge that was taken out early last year at Hyde Road where it meets Corry Street will be replaced this spring by a covered bridge.

  • Water rate hike approved

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    At the March 17 Village Council meeting, Council approved in a 4–0 vote a 15 percent hike in local water rates, the largest single year increase in years.

  • ESC focuses on early intervention

    Friends Preschool Program teacher Janice Kumbusky serves lunch to students at Friends Care Community, including from left, Elaina Gilley, Cara Rodin-Brewer, Vann Gleadell, Donovan Cooney, Payton Mulley, David Torres. The local school will benefit from a grant the Greene County Educational Service Center received to focus on early childhood mental health intervention. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    “There’s a rising epidemic of anxiety,” fueled by a culture of fear and the ubiquitous presence of technology, says Timothy Callahan, a clinical psychologist and the director of mental health programming for the Greene County Educational Service Center (GCESC), which is based in Yellow Springs.

  • Art around town

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    Art events around town for the week of March 27–April 3, 2014

  • Owen memorial set

    Obituary

    A memorial and retrospective for locally based artist Glen Owen, who died Dec. 3 at the age of 78, will take place on Sunday, April 6, 1–5 p.m., at Glen House Inn, 1221 Glen Road. Owen taught art in the Yellow Springs school district from 1968 to 1978, a time during which he also taught […]

  • Leading the college to wellness

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    For the past six months there’s been a gaping hole at the back of Antioch College Curl Gym, where the pool used to be. But the renovation of the 85-year old building is closing in on a completion date sometime in July.

  • Coming home, but not for the jobs

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    The high point of the Yellow Springs economy, like that of much of the rest of the nation, seems to have been during the post-World War II boom years of the 1950s and 60s. The town’s four small industries — Morris Bean, Vernay, YSI and Antioch Bookplate — employed hundreds of workers each, Antioch College was going strong, and small research firms — the Fels Lab and Kettering Research Institute, among others — fed off the college’s intellectual vitality.

  • Documentarian asks what makes community

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    What is it about Yellow Springs that gives the town such a strong sense of community?
    That’s the question that local filmmaker Patti Dallas asks more than 30 local people in the first part of a new documentary series on the village, “Yellow Springs — Exploring the Elements of Community.”

  • Village Council approves deficit budget

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    The Village of Yellow Springs will spend about $200,000 more than in takes in receipts in 2014, according to an operations budget Council unanimously passed at its meeting on Monday, March 17.

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