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From The Print Section :: Page 42

  • Village using pesticide alternatives

    Jason Hamby, right, superintendent of streets, sewers and parks, looked on as his crew member Kent Harding recently tested a new, all-natural, vinegar-based spray to kill weeds without the use of synthetic chemicals at the public works headquarters at Sutton Farm. The Village is exploring alternative methods and products to conventional herbicides on public property this summer while a new pesticide policy is developed. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Warning signs pop up on local lawns each spring as local residents contract with companies to treat their lawns with chemical pesticides and fertilizers for the season.

  • School board— YSHS student liaison proposed

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    Yellow Springs High School senior David Butcher proposed at the Yellow Springs School Board meeting last week that a member of the student body be appointed as a school board liaison.

  • Judy Mae Erwin-Cornick

    Judy Erwin Cornick

    Judy Mae Erwin-Cornick passed away on Tuesday, April 21, at Springfield Regional Medical Center.

  • Seitz organizes concert

    As a senior project, YSHS senior Josh Seitz, shown above tooting his clarinet, will host a recital featuring a handful of accomplished high school musicians performing Bach, Fuchs and Schubert on winds, strings and voice on Thursday, April 30, at 7 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Senior Center. (archive news photo by Matt Minde)

    Yellow Springs High School senior Joshua Seitz didn’t adore playing music when in fourth grade he started taking piano lessons, along with his father and older brother.

  • Root causes

    Every Arbor Day since 1982, the Yellow Springs Tree Committee has planted at least one tree on the Mills Lawn School grounds. This year the elementary yard got two new trees: a cucumber tree, which is a type of magnolia, and a scarlet oak. Above, Tree Committe member Bob Barcus and the new tree are surrounded by students from kindergarten to third grade, who earlier helped top off the tree’s topsoil. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Every Arbor Day since 1982, the Yellow Springs Tree Committee has planted at least one tree on the Mills Lawn School grounds.

  • Side saddle Seniors

    Pictured here are, from left, Anna Williamson, Rachel Hammond, Connor Gravely-Novello and Jennifer Lawson, cleaning saddles at the Riding Centre. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    In lieu of a senior trip, the 2015 Yellow Springs High School senior class engaged in a day of service on Friday, April 17.

  • James Rigbie (Rig) Turner

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    James Rigbie (Rig) Turner, 74, of Cape Coral, Fla., passed away on April 25.

  • Local Walmart protesters are sentenced

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    Several Yellow Springs residents pleaded no contest in Fairborn Municipal Court last week to charges that they trespassed during two demonstrations in December to protest police aggression, following last summer’s police slaying of John Crawford III.

  • Academy demystifies coding

    Network engineer Ishema Umuhoza worked with Collin and Nick Calfee at the Yellow Springs Coding Academy’s inaugural open house earlier this month. The programming school officially opens its doors at the Kettering Science building on East South College Street on Saturday, May 9. Register by calling 937-554-3883. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Local computer whiz Ishema Umuhoza loves to play soccer and got seriously into bicycling to improve his overall fitness on the field.

  • Jim Smith memorial planned

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    On Feb. 3, Jim Smith died at home after an extended battle with cancer.