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From The Print Section :: Page 40

  • New faces in local schools

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    Five new teachers were introduced to the school board and community at last week’s regular meeting of the Yellow Springs Board of Education. The board approved one-year contracts for the teachers for the upcoming school year.

  • Old symbols fly, burn on 4th of July

    As thousands attended last Saturday’s 4th of July fireworks at Gaunt Park, about 30 members of the Greene County Black Lives Matter group burned a Confederate flag in protest of recent church burnings, the Charleston massacre of nine African Americans, and the police shooting last year of John Crawford in the Beavercreek Walmart. Shown above is group member Talis Gage. (Photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    As American flags waved all around town on Saturday, July 4, one Confederate flag, a former symbol of the American South, burned as a reminder of the lack of freedom many black citizens have suffered since the Civil War and before.

  • Yellow Springs Village Council plans policing talk

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    Village Council members had a tough time at their meeting this week settling on a format for their local policing discussion, scheduled to take place Monday, July 20.

  • Out on a high note

    Pictured are teacher Alex Moore, Antonio Chaiten, Sophie Hannes, Sean Adams and Adeline McKay. (photo by Matt Minde)

    Students and teachers alike performed last Friday, July 10, in the Yellow Springs Summer Music Camp orchestra.

  • Few newcomers in fall election races

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    With only a month to go before the filing deadline, several incumbents and only two newcomers have shown interest in November’s election for Village Council, Yellow Springs Board of Education and Miami Township Trustees.

  • Faith in change on climate

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    As a member of the National Religious Partnership for the Environment, Marionist Sister Leanne Jablonski hopes to unite faith groups in environmental awareness and responsibility.

  • T-ball keeps ‘em coming back

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    Our Perry League t-ball program is for all children ages 2–9 regardless of race, color or creed, sexual orientation, ethnicity, spiritual inclination, ability or disability. We’re at Gaunt Park every Friday night from 6:30–8 p.m.

  • Minor League baseball— Winds still favor Indians

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    Mother Nature served up a bit of a break last week, with conditions that resulted in four of five scheduled Minor League rec baseball games being played.

  • Howard Storer “Doc” Smith, D.V.M.

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    Howard Storer “Doc” Smith, D.V.M., 93, of Fairborn, passed away on Monday, July 6, 2015, in Hospice of Dayton.

  • YSKP’s animals to save the farm

    Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse’s summer play, “The Farm,” blends a recounting of the 1999 Whitehall Farm auction with George Orwell’s “Animal Farm.” Playing some of the human, animal and spirit characters in the show are, from left, Chloe Thompson, Reese Elam, Sophie Lawson, Carina Basora, Violet Babb, Malaya Booth, Ben McKee, Zan Holtgrave, Daphne Trillana and Camila Dallas-Gonzalez. (Submitted photo by Tod Tyslan)

    YSKP’s 21st original musical, “The Farm,” is inspired by the events of the Whitehall Farm auction and George Orwell’s “Animal Farm.” The play asks the question — can the wild animals, farm animals and human kids work together to save their beloved farm from developers?