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From The Print Section :: Page 29

  • Trustees commit to college village

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    Yellow Springers voiced excitement last year over the idea of creating a village community on the Antioch College campus.

  • Boys soccer loses good fight

    YSHS senior Kaner Butler held off a Twin Valley South player on the way to the Bulldogs’ win over West Alexandria in the first round of Div. III District tournament play last month. Last week in the district semi-finals, the Bulldogs succumbed to Summit Country Day, ranked first in the state. (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    A lot of people don’t realize the success we’ve had,” Yellow Springs High School boys soccer coach Ben Van Ausdal said about his team’s recent tournament run. “There were around 260 teams when the tournament started, and we were one of only 32 schools left in the entire state when we finished.”

  • Stories with spirit from the village

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    Anywhere there are humans, there are bound to be ghosts, and Yellow Springs is no exception. Readers would be advised not to visit certain parts of John Bryan State Park or a number of buildings on Antioch’s campus, for example, if sensitive to their presence.

  • Pockets of dissent at election forum — Candidates address issues

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    Last Thursday’s Candidates’ Night revealed broad agreement and pockets of dissent among local candidates for this year’s two competitive races, Yellow Springs Village Council and Miami Township Board of Trustees.

  • Lizzie Moore

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    Lizzie Moore of Fairborn, formerly of Yellow Springs, passed away Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015. She was 80.

  • Blast destroys house at Riding Centre

    A house that was being renovated at the Riding Centre exploded last week after a newly lit furnace ignited propane that had leaked in the basement. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    An acrid smell hung in the air for days after a house at the Riding Centre exploded when a furnace ignited propane that had been pooling in the basement.

  • Villagers stitch together aid

    Anna Haller, lower right, created this rainbow-colored quilt for the newly formalized Village Assistance Network to raffle this fall. VAN continues the work of the informal $10 Club started by Chrissy Cruz to meet emergency financial needs in the village. Pictured around the quilt are the group’s board members, clockwise from left: Lindsay Burke, Kate Anderson, Wendy Ricks, Jane Nipper and Cruz. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Where do we turn when life throws a financial challenge at us that we can’t handle on our own?

  • PBL (piggy-based learning)

    Mills Lawn School tutor Kelli Lewis, teacher Kristin McNeely and Title I Tutor Nan Meekin carry their metaphorical building materials, chased by the Big Bad Wolf (aka counselor John Gudgel) along the school’s annual Halloween parade route. (photo by Matt Minde)

    Mills Lawn Halloween parade

  • James Kenneth Nealon Jr.

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    James Kenneth Nealon Jr., of Yellow Springs, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015. He was 79.

  • Defending education’s ‘heart’

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    What’s an education? And what’s an education for? The fall issue of the Antioch Review, now on the stands, takes up these tightly related questions in its lead piece, “The Educated Heart.”