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From The Print Section :: Page 25

  • Youth baseball season opens


    The 2015 Minor League season is off to an exciting start, with opening games on Saturday, June 6, resulting in hot bats and some even hotter defense, including the rarest of the rare: a triple play.

  • A play on timeless politics

    In a scene from “Inherit the Wind,” Shannon Lewis, as the mayor of Hillsboro and Rob Campbell, as Rev. Jeremiah Brown welcome Matthew Harrison Brady, the well-known Populist jurist and three-time presidential candidate played by Dave Nickel, with much fanfare. The Yellow Springs Theatre Association production opens Friday, June 5, at Mills Lawn auditorium and plays through this weekend and next. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    The Yellow Springs Theater Company is completing its first season with a production of “Inherit the Wind,” which has been a stage favorite since it debuted in 1955.

  • Police officer Meister commended in Council

    Yellow Springs Police Officer Dave Meister was presented with a commendation for exceptional service in the line of duty. (News archive photo by Lauren Heaton)

    On behalf of Village Council at its meeting Monday, Police Chief David Hale presented Officer David Meister with a commendation for exceptional service in the line of duty.

  • Maxine Pitstick Launder


    Maxine L. (Hamilton) Pitstick Launder, 78, passed away on Sunday, June 7.

  • Make a retreat to new yoga house

    This week Stephanie Gooch, left, and Melissa Herzog open House of AUM, a mind-body business offering daily yoga classes, monthly weekend yoga retreats and a retail shop with vintage, upcycled and fair trade jewelry, clothing and home goods. House of AUM is at 125 S. Walnut St. in the rear of Kings Yard, formerly the site of Atomic Fox and the Tie Dyed Gift Shop. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    For two years, the town’s hiking trails, unique shops and restaurants and walkability have helped her attract yoga practitioners from the region for the bimonthly yoga retreats she ran out of local bed and breakfasts.

  • Sidewalks by Tom’s up next for repairs

    The Village announced last week that it plans to begin phase III of the downtown streetscape renovation on the southwest side of Xenia Avenue in mid-July. The project includes replacing sidewalks, curbcuts and removing and replanting trees along the route. (News archive photo by Matt Minde

    Sidewalks along the west side of Xenia Avenue downtown will be replaced this summer as part of a multi-year Village “streetscape” project.

  • Roger Millard Husbands

    Roger Millard Husbands

    Roger Millard Husbands died in his home on May 22, 2015, in Yellow Springs, due to complications following lung and pancreatic cancer. He was 74.

  • Out on a limb

    In her commencement speech last Thursday, May 28, Yellow Springs High School valedictorian Mollye Malone described her bent toward documenting every moment with “shameless” selfies, then telescoped her smart phone for two such records: one of Malone and the Class of 2015 and one of Malone and a gym full of proud families, friends and teachers. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Valedictorian Mollye Malone described her bent toward documenting every moment with “shameless” selfies.

  • Kimberly (Murphy) Alanzo


    Kimberly (Murphy) Alanzo passed away this Saturday, May 30. She was the dearly beloved daughter of Wanita Murphy, former owner of the Emporium for almost 30 years.

  • Kula means community + yoga

    A group of local yoga teachers — along with dance, fitness and drumming practitioners — recently formed the Kula Cooperative, a collaborative offering classes for adults and children at the Casa de Paz retreat space on Corry Street. Members are, from left, in front, Nicole Manieri with son Gabriel Manieri, Marcia Sauer and Amy Chavez; second row, Kim Krier and Jill Becker; third row, administrator Sandy Riorden, Katy Gaines and Carmen Milano. Members not pictured are Paula Hurwitz, Melissa Tinker, Larissa McHugh, Leslie Dworkin, Liz Sanchez and Linda Hamilton. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A new door has opened in the Kula Cooperative, a collaborative of local yoga and movement teachers who say they are creating a “new model” based upon shared ownership, affordable rates and community-based practice.