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From The Print Section :: Page 3

  • Film argues that education is a right

    Antioch College student Taylor Spratt and the Yellow Springs Bahá’í community will host a documentary highlighting an online campaign to educate Bahá’ís worldwide. The film, “To Light a Candle,” will screen this Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at room 219 in the Science Building on campus. Roy Qualls, right, will moderate the post-film discussion. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    For Taylor Spratt, an Antioch College student who grew up between Milwaukee and the Chicago suburbs, a college education was a given. But for her contemporaries who live in Iran and adhere to the Bahá’í Faith, attending Iranian university is prohibited by law.

  • Pickleball gaining more fans

    Al Schlueter, left, and Franklin Halley, center, are among the villagers who have caught the bug for pickleball at the Antioch College Wellness Center. A pickup pickleball game takes place every Sunday at 1 p.m. in the South Gym. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    It’s like ping-pong if you were on top of the table.

  • Antioch College seeks input on campus homes

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    Organizers of the Antioch College Village Charrette hope that many villagers participate in the opening event of the five-day process this Sunday, March 1, 6–9 p.m. in the South Gym in the Wellness Center.

  • Robert T. Crauder

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    Robert T. Crauder, of State College, Pa., passed away Feb. 24, at Foxdale Village. He was 90.

  • Village Council—Who will be responsible for unpaid bills?

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    Village Council considered whether property owners should be held responsible for the unpaid utility bills of their tenants.

  • New face at AME church

    The Reverend Dwight Smith is the new pastor at the historic Central Chapel AME Church, a local congregation founded in 1866. Smith, who lives in Dayton, was a television news broadcaster before answering the call to ­ministry. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Twenty years ago, a television news broadcaster eschewed the bad news of local TV for the “good news” of Jesus Christ. Now he takes the pulpit of the Central Chapel AME Church, one of the village’s oldest churches.

  • YS teacher charged with felony

    Columbus resident Benjamin Trumbull, who teaches at Mills Lawn school, was charged last week by Franklin County police with felony possession of sexually explicit material involving a minor. He is shown here receiving a national teaching award in 2010. (News archive photo by Megan Bachman)

    Longtime Mills Lawn teacher Ben Trumbull was suspended on Friday after being charged by Franklin County authorities with pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor.

  • Morgan fund replaces Curves

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    For the past decade, local Curves franchise owner Lynn Hardman has provided a fun and safe place for women to come together to get fit. The intent for her business at 506 South High St. was always to provide exercise options for women who didn’t see themselves in the setting of a traditional gym.

  • School board— Longer classes sought for PBL

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    McKinney and Yellow Springs High School students will take almost half of their courses in long, interdisciplinary blocks next year if the school switches to a full block schedule.

  • News is tops for a fifth time

    The News fulltime staff celebrated being named Newspaper of the Year in its size category by the Ohio Newspaper Association for the fifth straight year. Pictured above are, top row from left, Designer Suzanne Szempruch and Village Desk Editor Lauren (Chuck) Shows; middle row, Pearl Bachman (not fulltime) and Reporter Megan Bachman, Editor Diane Chiddister, freelancer Carol Simmons and Associate Editor Lauren Heaton; and front row, Designer Matt Minde and Office Manager Kathryn Hitchcock. Not shown are Advertising Manager Robert Hasek and Bookkeeper Peg Champney. (Photo by our Camera)

    For the fifth year in a row, the Yellow Springs News won the top honor in its size category at the annual Ohio Newspaper Association convention.