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From The Print Section :: Page 33

  • Pining for Christmas

    Here, students Cecelia Comerford, left, and Anna Mullin cut and dragged one perfect spruce for an excited Lucy and her family Luke, Sally and Oskar Dennis (behind the tree).

    Yellow Springs High School students pulled on their boots and wool hats this weekend to reinaugurate the annual School Forest Christmas tree sale that’s been on hiatus for two years due to failing trees. The group of about 30 students, plus their fearless leader, teacher John Day, watched over their hand-planted forest from a teepee […]

  • Back street boys

    Travis Tarbox Hotaling, Zane Reichert and Pierre Nagley in Kieth's Ally.

    The public works of local artists are part of a new street art exhibit, “TAG! Territorial Negotiations,” curated from the streets of Yellow Springs by Antioch College art faculty and staff. A reception for the over 30 village street artists involved will be held at the college’s Herndon Gallery on Thursday, Dec. 11, 7–10 p.m.

  • Prudence Jane Deeter

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    Prudence Jane Deeter, of Hillsboro, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the Highland District Hospital. She was 78. Prudence Jane was born in Dayton on July 27, 1936, the daughter of the late Leroy and Prudence Ann (Pennington) Loe. Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband of 50 […]

  • Nonprofit wants new home

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    This month the owners of a home on Phillips Street asked Village Planning Commission for permission to use the property as the professional offices of the Morgan Family Foundation. The conditional use permit is needed to operate a business in the residential neighborhood behind Mills Lawn and just south of the Catholic Church.

  • Mary Ellen Baker

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    Mary Ellen (McDonald) Baker (also known as “Brownie” or “Ben,” or simply “ME”) died Oct. 7th. Born Aug. 24, 1924, she was a very evolved member of her generation, thinking quite freely and expressing her love and sense of beauty and humor throughout her life, and definitely through her art. She had five children, whom […]

  • Water quality event

    Last month, Wright State University students James Waweru, left, and Sarah Steele tested the water quality of Yellow Springs Creek near the Grinnell Road covered bridge. The Advanced Environmental Chemistry class tested 10 sites in and around Glen Helen Nature Preserve and found high levels of nitrates and E. coli in some springs and surface water and a private well. They will share their results at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the Vernet Ecological Center. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    High levels of nitrates and E. coli were found in several area springs, surface waters and a private well during a study of water quality in and around Glen Helen Nature Preserve this fall.

  • Light conversation

    Yellow Springs Electric and Water Distribution Superintendent Johnny Bates, bottom right, and crew members Jeff Horn, bottom left, and Ben Sparks, top, installed several of the Village’s new LED streetlamps downtown on Tuesday.

    The installation is the last stage of the downtown streetscape project to take place this year and should be completed by Friday, according to Village Manager Patti Bates. An unveiling of the new lights and artistic trash cans, commissioned from artists Beth Holyoke and Kaethi Seidl, will take place downtown at 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. […]

  • Protest against mountaintop mining

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    Mining for coal by mountaintop removal has long been known as an environmental and health hazard for the Appalachian communities surrounding the mines in Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, and eastern Tennessee.

  • Bulldog sports round-up

    The YSHS boys varsity basketball team opened its season by winning the championship title at the Ben Logan Tournament on Saturday. From left, front row, is Manager Stewart Miller, Cameron Miles, Bryce White, Jared Scarfpin, Joe Plumer and Devon Perry; back row, Assistant Coach Jordan Glaser, James Browning, Kaner Butler, JT Clark, Liam Weigand, Ethan Dewine, Isaiah Taylor, Assistant Coach Bob Crawford and Head Coach Steve Grasso. (Submitted Photo)

    YSHS BASKETBALL Boys crowned tourney champs In the opening weekend of its season, the YSHS boys varsity basketball team was crowned champions of the Ben Logan Tipoff Classic. On Friday night, the Bulldogs took down host Ben Logan in a physical contest 60–48. Leading the team were juniors Kaner Butler (17 points, 7 rebounds), Isaiah […]

  • Cultural enrichment for both exchange students and hosts

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    Yellow Springs High School French teacher and guidance counselor Dave Smith doesn’t know how long the school has been welcoming foreign exchange students into its senior class, but he says the program was “a well-established tradition” when he joined the teaching staff 20 years ago.