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  • School board forum— Candidates address safety, governance

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    The appropriate role of school board members in regard to school administrators was a focus at both school board candidates’ forums this week and last, as villagers heard candidates speak about their reasons for seeking office, and answer questions.

  • Local track goes national, abroad

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    by Vince Peters Yellow Springs High School freshman Cameron Haught recently qualified for the USA Track and Field nationals next June when he competed in a 10 kilometer race in St. Louis, Mo. Haught, who was second in the 15–16 men’s division at the USA Junior Olympic Nationals last July in North Carolina at the […]

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

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    Walkey finishes at regionals Yellow Springs High School sophomore Charlotte Walkey competed last Saturday in the Southwestern Ohio Regional Cross Country Championships. Unfortunately the downtown Troy course along the river was unkind to her state meet ambitions, according to YSHS cross-country coach Vince Peters. Walkey, who had a 2:57 split at the half and a […]

  • Irmgard Bletzinger

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    Irmgard Bletzinger of Fairborn passed away Monday, Oct. 21 at the Hospice of Dayton. She was 83. Irmgard was born to the late Hans and Margarete Heckmann in Düsseldorf, Germany. She arrived in the United States on a scholarship. She moved to Mexico City, where she taught German and Spanish at a private school. She […]

  • James Smartt

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    James Franklin Smartt passed away on Friday, Oct. 18. He was 86. James was born on Dec. 19, 1926, to the late James Floyd Smartt and the late Sylenna Marie Thompson in Big Springs, Tennessee. James, who was referred to as “Tug,” was educated in the Bradley County school system. Upon graduation, he attended Tuskegee […]

  • Hardy Zobel Trolander

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    Hardy Zobel Trolander grew up on the south side of Chicago during prohibition. His father, Elmer, was a chemist and his mother, Freda, was a former office manager. He was born to them relatively late in their lives, as was his little sister, Fay. His earliest memories included Buster Keaton in “The General” and his […]

  • Village Council— Hiring manager discussed

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    At its Oct. 21 meeting, Village Council took a first step toward hiring a new Village manager, with a discussion during which Council members reflected on lessons learned from past hiring practices.

  • Fluoride-free water may lead to decay— Study looks at defluoridation

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    Local children have higher rates of tooth decay than their older peers, who have had access to fluoridated water for a longer period of time, according to the preliminary results of a Greene County Combined Health District surveillance study.

  • New café opens at the Oten

    Matthew Willis and Gregg Pastorelle will open Aleta’s Cafe in the Oten Gallery on Xenia Avenue next spring, with occassional hours until then. Willis and Pastorelle, who have worked in local restaurants and played together in local heavy-metal bands, hope the panini sandwiches, Naan bread pizzas and salads in their music-themed restaurant appeal to a local crowd. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Good, simple food is the promise of a new restaurant opening here next year.
    Aleta’s Café, in the Oten Gallery, 303 Xenia Ave., will serve hot panini sandwiches, pizzas made with naan bread and elaborate salads for lunch and dinner.

  • Villagers speak at Dayton’s TEDx

    All experts in their particular fields, from left, neuroscientist Mike Weisend, race theorist Judith Ezekiel and Lincoln afficionado Mark Roosevelt, are three Yellow Springs residents among the 30 who will present at TEDx Dayton on Nov. 15. Registration for the knowledge conference closes Thursday, Oct. 31. (Photos by Lauren Heaton except far right by Dennie Eagleson)

    Ever wondered what set Lincoln apart from other war-time presidents? Or how the brain distinguishes a friendly person from a threatening one? Or how about who benefits from the concept of race, which for centuries has succeeded in allowing one people to dominate another?

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