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From The Print Section :: Page 358

  • Antioch alumna draws spotlight

    Before rural farming and land trust crusader Shirley Miller Sherrod was thrust into the national spotlight when she was forced to resign last week from her position at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), she studied at Antioch University Midwest. The Obama Administration, admitting it was wrong, quickly offered to rehire her.

  • Heat a cool job for Southtown

    Helping villagers stay cool in the summer and warm in the winter is the aim of a new business in town, Southtown Heating and Cooling. From its new office in Yellow Springs, the 22-year-old Greater Dayton company will install and service heating and cooling equipment as well as do plumbing, electrical work and building maintenance for residential and commercial customers.

  • Standing up Saturdays for peace since 2002

    For an hour every Saturday, a small group of Yellow Springs residents takes to a street corner near downtown with a message of peace. Waving flags and holding signs with such sayings as “War is terrorism” and “Schools not bombs,” the peace activists get honks and hollers from passing motorists, along with the satisfaction that they are standing up for what’s right.

  • College receives $1.5M bequest

    Antioch College became the recipient of a $1.5 million bequest last week from alumnus Bernard West, who attended the college from 1932–33. The gift is part of a total $17 million in funds the college has raised since it gained its independence from Antioch University last September, college communications director Gariot Louima said last week.

  • Helping to shape a new college

    Gariot Louima never intended to live in Ohio. In fact, he’d never been to Ohio before coming to interview for the position of director of communications at the newly-revived Antioch College. When he told his sister, who like him had grown up in the Haitian community in Miami, Florida, about the interview, she asked him if there were any black people in the state.

  • Sea Dogs shine in final meet

    Last weekend, the Yellow Springs Sea Dogs swam in the Miami Valley Swim Association Championships at Wilmington College to mark the end of their season. It was one more opportunity for the swimmers to shine in competition against hundreds of others.

  • Yellow Springs Youth Baseball

    The Twins won the only two Major League games played last week to extend their record to an undefeated 10–0 and solidify their hold on first place going into the final week of play.

  • Join t-ball for penultimate fun

    Hey! All you t-ball fans! Listen up! The Perry League is in the twilight of its 2010 season. This Friday, July 30, will be the ninth Friday night in our 10-Friday night t-ball season — our penultimate evening of play.

  • YSHS golf begins

    The Yellow Springs High School golf team begins practice next week, Monday through Friday, Aug. 2–12, at 8:30 a.m. (except for Thursday practices, which begin at 8 a.m.), at Locust Hills Golf Course.

  • Football begins soon

    YSHS football practice will begin Wednesday, August 4, 5–7 p.m. Those interested in playing should call coach Craig McCann at 532-5111.

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