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From The Print Section :: Page 29

  • A birthday wish for the manatees

    Mackenzie Horton, 9, recently asked friends and family to forego birthday gifts and instead make donations to help save manatees. She raised $160 so far and hopes to raise $200 by mid-August. Mackenzie is shown at the Columbus Zoo with her favorite marine mammal. (Submitted Photo)

    Mackenzie Horton was ecstatic when she turned 9 years old in May and didn’t receive any birthday presents.

    Instead Mackenzie received exactly what she wanted for her birthday — to help save an animal she loves, the Florida manatee.

  • Yellow Springs is SWAT member

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    In recent years, there has been increased awareness of the growing number of SWAT team raids in this country. Since the 1980s, police departments’ use of SWAT has risen about 1,500 percent, resulting in about 148 SWAT raids daily, according to University of Eastern Kentucky criminal justice professor Peter Kraska in a June 9 New York Times article.

  • She led with her heart and her spirit

    Local resident Becky Teilhet, who died after being struck by lightning in Colorado July 11, is shown here with some of her beloved canine friends. (Submitted photo)

    Becky Teilhet was beloved by many in the Yellow Springs community, known by family and friends for her unusually kind and generous nature.

  • Charles Murray Closz

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    Charles Murray Closz, formerly of Yellow Springs, died Saturday, July 26, at Shenango Presbyterian Senior Care in New Wilmington. He was 93.

  • A balance of buskers and business in the village

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    A staple of downtown Yellow Springs, the local street music scene may soon change with a new, self-regulating policy approved Monday by Village Council.

  • New Herndon Gallery director— An artist of ‘scrappy resourcefulness’

    Jennifer Wenker is the new creative director of the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus. (Photo by Jen Wheeler)

    After leaving the art world behind for two decades to pursue a career as a registered nurse, Jennifer Wenker, the new creative director of the Herndon Gallery at Antioch College, has returned to art with an enthusiasm that can be seen reflected in her involvement in a wide range of art organizations in Dayton and […]

  • Indians are Minor League champs

    Pirates batter Justin Nash swatted one for the team in the post-season semifinals win against the Indians Monday night. On Tuesday, the Pirates beat the Reds 14–6 for the championship title. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    They did it again: the Minor League Winds Cafe Indians repeated as regular season champions, finishing the 2014 season with a 7–1 record after taking a pair of games last week to seal the top spot for the second straight year.

  • Village Council denies appeal to stop solar array

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    At its July 21 meeting, Village Council voted unanimously to deny an appeal of Planning Commission’s June 23 decision to allow a solar array at Antioch College. The decision means that the college solar project is allowed to go forward.

  • Learning to fly with T-ball

    Lidija Lackovich-Van Gorp shared a moment with Coach Jimmy Chesire at last Friday night’s T-ball game, while Erasmus Thornton patiently waited his turn at bat. Perry League t-ball takes place this Friday at Gaunt Park at 6:30 and winds up the summer next Friday, Aug. 8, with the annual potluck and trophy give-away. (Photo by suzanne Szmepruch)

    Darija Lackovich-Van Gorp, 4, is delighted with her brand new Perry League T–shirt. She tells me how wonderful it is as she stands at the tee not swinging her bat.

  • Soccer mania comes to village

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    The World Cup may have ended on Sunday, but a massive local soccer championship is just kicking off.