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From The Print Section :: Page 4

  • Village Council— Council dips into mayor’s role

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    At its meeting Monday, June 1, Village Council held an initial discussion on potential revisions to the Village Charter, including the replacement of mayor with a member of Village Council.

  • Youth baseball season opens

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    The 2015 Minor League season is off to an exciting start, with opening games on Saturday, June 6, resulting in hot bats and some even hotter defense, including the rarest of the rare: a triple play.

  • A play on timeless politics

    In a scene from “Inherit the Wind,” Shannon Lewis, as the mayor of Hillsboro and Rob Campbell, as Rev. Jeremiah Brown welcome Matthew Harrison Brady, the well-known Populist jurist and three-time presidential candidate played by Dave Nickel, with much fanfare. The Yellow Springs Theatre Association production opens Friday, June 5, at Mills Lawn auditorium and plays through this weekend and next. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    The Yellow Springs Theater Company is completing its first season with a production of “Inherit the Wind,” which has been a stage favorite since it debuted in 1955.

  • Police officer Meister commended in Council

    Yellow Springs Police Officer Dave Meister was presented with a commendation for exceptional service in the line of duty. (News archive photo by Lauren Heaton)

    On behalf of Village Council at its meeting Monday, Police Chief David Hale presented Officer David Meister with a commendation for exceptional service in the line of duty.

  • Maxine Pitstick Launder

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    Maxine L. (Hamilton) Pitstick Launder, 78, passed away on Sunday, June 7.

  • Make a retreat to new yoga house

    This week Stephanie Gooch, left, and Melissa Herzog open House of AUM, a mind-body business offering daily yoga classes, monthly weekend yoga retreats and a retail shop with vintage, upcycled and fair trade jewelry, clothing and home goods. House of AUM is at 125 S. Walnut St. in the rear of Kings Yard, formerly the site of Atomic Fox and the Tie Dyed Gift Shop. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    For two years, the town’s hiking trails, unique shops and restaurants and walkability have helped her attract yoga practitioners from the region for the bimonthly yoga retreats she ran out of local bed and breakfasts.

  • Sidewalks by Tom’s up next for repairs

    The Village announced last week that it plans to begin phase III of the downtown streetscape renovation on the southwest side of Xenia Avenue in mid-July. The project includes replacing sidewalks, curbcuts and removing and replanting trees along the route. (News archive photo by Matt Minde

    Sidewalks along the west side of Xenia Avenue downtown will be replaced this summer as part of a multi-year Village “streetscape” project.

  • Roger Millard Husbands

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    Roger Millard Husbands died in his home on May 22, 2015, in Yellow Springs, due to complications following lung and pancreatic cancer. He was 74.

  • Out on a limb

    In her commencement speech last Thursday, May 28, Yellow Springs High School valedictorian Mollye Malone described her bent toward documenting every moment with “shameless” selfies, then telescoped her smart phone for two such records: one of Malone and the Class of 2015 and one of Malone and a gym full of proud families, friends and teachers. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Valedictorian Mollye Malone described her bent toward documenting every moment with “shameless” selfies.

  • Mudding puppies at the Antioch School

    In April, students and teachers started the straw bale playhouse project — which will have an open loft, a ladder and a slide — with a frame, followed by bales; last week they applied several coats of mud plaster. For more on the straw bale playhouse, go to antiochschool.org. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The Antioch School students have been working with builders-in-residence Beth and Andy Holyoke to build a straw bale playhouse of the kindergartner’s design.