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  • Reflections on the final note

    Wright State Universtiy psychology professor and Yellow Springs resident Cheryl Meyer sat with the collection of suicide notes that formed the backbone of a recent study of suicide. With three colleagues, she published the results of her research in a book called “Explaining Suicide.” The unusually large collection of notes provided data that allowed researchers to pursue aspects of the phenomenon that hadn’t yet been studied. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    While suicide notes only exist because of the most sorrowful of circumstances, the epistles nonetheless provide significant insight into the psychology of committing the final act, and therefore what might be able to be done to prevent it.

  • April 6, 2017 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    April 6, 2017 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  • Celebrating Persia’s new year

    Nacim Sabaji, left, was the organizing force behind a celebration of the traditional Persian holiday Nowruz on Saturday evening, March 25, at the Presbyterian Church. About 150 people, including many from the area’s Iranian-American community and the local Baha’i membership, ate traditional Persian foods, learned about the secular holiday’s customs and closed out the fete with dancing. The joyful gathering stood as a testament against negative depictions of people from Iran as well as travel ban efforts that include Iran among the targeted countries. (Photos by Carol Simmons)

    The joy of family, the joy of community, the joy of spring all filled the social hall at First Presbyterian Church last Saturday as nearly 150 people of all ages gathered to celebrate the Persian holiday of Nowruz.

  • Schools seek input on future of buildings

    Approximately 65 villagers attended the first community engagement forum dedicated to discussing the question of new school district facilities. Because the buildings will be paid for with tax dollars, district superintendent Mario Basora said he wants to get as much village input about the project as possible. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    Approximately 65 villagers returned to high school earlier this week for the first community engagement forum dedicated to discussing the question of new district facilities.

  • Philip Harold Dawson

    Philip Harold Dawson, 68, of Yellow Springs, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 26, 2017.

  • Virginia in Ohio

    Standing with Virginia Hamilton's Ohio Historical marker is Hamilton’s husband, Arnold Adoff; her son, Jaime Adoff; and granddaughter, Anaya Adoff. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    A crowd of local students and community members converged on the Yellow Springs library last Wednesday, March 22, for the dedication of a historical marker for renowned author Virginia Hamilton, who grew up and lived most of her life in Yellow Springs.

  • March 30, 2017 Bulldog sports round-up

    The Yellow Springs High School softball team stands ready for the spring season. According to Bulldogs softball coach Jimmy Delong, who is returning for his sixth season as coach, it’s shaping up to be a good season. standing: coach Bubba Worsham, coach Jesi Worsham, Danny Horton, Hannah Morrison, Ashlyne Griffis, Kallyn Buckenmyer, Lauryn Dewine, Jodie Sieck, Kelsie Lemons, coach Shannon Cox, coach Jimmy DeLong. Middle row: Marya Weigand, Sara Zendlovitz, Brielle Willis, Kadie Lafferty, Hailey Qualls, Gracie Price. sitting: Sierra Richeson, Janine Stover, Victoria Willis, Elly Kumbusky, Amelia Gray, Zoe Lafferty. (Submitted photo)

    March 30, 2017 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Derby takes the rink to the brink

    Teammates from the Bully Frogs and Murder Squad clashed at a recent Gem City Roller Derby match, an area derby league that boasts a significant Yellow Springs presence. Many villagers are newcomers to the sport but have quickly taken to its camaraderie and particular brand of athleticism. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    The Orbit Family Fun Center in Huber Heights features a skating rink of the classic variety, with neon paint on the walls and a snack bar, but the skating going down on the hardwood last week was anything but. Skaters

  • Land auction preserves greenspace

    Community Solutions staff and boosters celebrated the nonprofit’s purchase of 128 acres, or about half, of the Arnovitz farm moments after the land auction closed last Thursday, March 16. Pictured, left to right, are Julia and Tim Honchel, Executive Director Susan Jennings, Board member Kat Walter, Maureen Dawn, Liz Merksy and MJ Gentile. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    It was standing room only when the auction of the Arnovitz family farm began last Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn in Beavercreek.

  • Task force urges taser changes

    At Village Council’s March 20 meeting, Council members approved recommendations from the Justice System Task Force, or JSTF, that would clarify taser use and training for local police officers, require Crisis Intervention Training for all officers, and put in place officer training on implicit bias. The action took place during an agenda-packed four-hour public meeting.

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