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From The Print Section :: Page 3

  • First class faced, rose to challenges

    Twenty-one students will graduate at Antioch College’s first commencement since reopening Saturday, June 20, at 10 a.m. on the campus lawn between North Hall and Main Building. The students were part of the revived college’s inaugural class, which entered 35-strong in the fall of 2011. Shown here are some members of the Class of 2015, who gathered in March on the back steps of Main Building. From left, front row: Kaleigh Harris, Rufus the dog and Dustin Maple; second row: Diana Zavala-Lopez, Nargees Jumahan, Maya Lindgren, Megan Miller and Elijah Blanton; third row: Zebedee Reichart, Ethan Kellaway, Rachel Smith, Justin Moore; top row: Guy “Jack” Matthews, Brendon Deal, Perri Freeman and Marianthe Bickett. (Submitted photo by Kaleigh Harris)

    Pioneers. Risk takers. Antioch’s poster children. “The chosen ones.”

  • Indians remain unbeaten

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    The Winds Cafe Indians have jumped out to an early season lead, with a 3–0 undefeated record after the second week of play.

  • AU embraces Peace Corps

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    While Jason Rhoades was a student at Michigan Technical Institute in 2006, he joined the Peace Corps and earned graduate school credit working on reforestation and renewable energy projects in Armenia.

  • Pig out and about

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    Antioch College fourth-year student Perrin Ellsworth went nose to nose with Penelope the therapy pig.

  • Village Council— Council dips into mayor’s role

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    At its meeting Monday, June 1, Village Council held an initial discussion on potential revisions to the Village Charter, including the replacement of mayor with a member of Village Council.

  • Youth baseball season opens

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    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

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    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.