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From The Print Section :: Page 2

  • Norah’s gets conditional OK


    Norah Byrnes’ determination to serve breakfast to the community is unshakeable. She began serving breakfast from her home in Yellow Springs in 2011 and since then has tangled with the Village and the Greene County Health Department over home business and health codes.

  • November is Local Food Month— Groups put focus on food resiliency

    A series of free events focused on local food will kick off this weekend at 4 p.m. Saturday at McGregor 113 on the Antioch campus with a talk by Leslie Schaller of the Athens Food Venture Center. On Sunday, the film “Fresh” will be shown at the Little Art at 1 p.m., followed by a workshop at 3 p.m. at the library. Shown above is Alison Maier in 2014 at the summer Farmers’ Market, which is one component of a local food resiliency network, with Kara Baker of Springfield’s Baker Market and Greenhouse in the back. (Archive Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    In Athens, Ohio, the Athens Food Venture Center serves about 65 food-based businesses yearly, providing shared commercial equipment and consulting advice that allows entreprenuers to develop new products without the usual financial burden.

  • Cecil Newman


    Longtime resident Cecil Newman passed away peacefully on Nov. 2 at home with family present.

  • Lions chapter comes to a close

    Members of the Yellow Springs Lions Club pose for a photo at the group’s farewell gala at the Senior Center on Nov. 4. The group is disbanding after 64 years of service to the community. The Lions’ activities included everything from repaving YSHS tennis courts to activities benefiting eyesight-related causes. “The whole concept is that we serve,” said Yellow Springs Lion Griff Johnson. “Any money we made was put right back out into the community.” (photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    How to measure the amount of good accomplished through decades of public service? In the case of the Yellow Springs Lions Club, one could consider the thousands of eyeglasses the group has donated during its 64-year existence.

  • Solidarity standing

    (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Last Thursday, Nov. 12, more than 100 Antioch College students demonstrated in solidarity with students from the University of Missouri, who have protested racist incidents at that school.

  • Ira Beryl Brukner

    Ira Beryl Bruckner

    Ira Beryl Brukner

  • Stephen W. Williams


    Stephen W. Williams of Dayton, Ohio, died Nov. 9, 2015, at Friendship Village Senior Center. He was 78 years old.

  • Winifred G. Cunningham


    Former longtime villager Winifred G. Cunningham died Friday, Nov. 13, in San Jose, Calif. She was 102.

  • Revised budget back in red again


    Village Council’s recent decision to finish downtown streetscape improvements in 2016 has tipped the general fund budget back into the red by roughly a quarter of a million dollars. Budget figures presented at Council’s latest round of budget talks, on Nov. 2, revise the earlier forecasts of a surplus in the 2016 general fund, which represents the majority of the Village’s operating budget outside of its enterprise funds.

  • Small town’s ‘big practice’ at 35


    Layh & Associates turned 35 this year. Founded by clinical psychologist and longtime villager Jack Layh in 1980, the multi-specialty mental health practice shows no signs of slowing down.