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From The Print Section :: Page 5

  • Tomes and treats ‘not that far’

    Area book lovers can now add good food to their list of reasons to visit Blue Jacket Books in downtown Xenia. Owners and Yellow Springs residents Cassandra Lee and Lawrence Hammar, pictured here, added Tables of Contents Café to their expanding bookstore empire at the end of December. The café features homemade dishes from mostly organic ingredients, cooked by Lee and Yellow Springs resident James Luckett. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Tables of Contents Café is the newest offering of Blue Jacket Books, the Xenia bookstore owned by husband-and-wife team Lawrence Hammar and Cassandra Lee of Yellow Springs.

  • Interpreting Yellow Springs Schools’ report card

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    Ohio released its 2014–2015 school report cards last month, which are measures of student and school performance based on an array of state tests.

  • Steven A. Smith

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    Steven A. Smith, 56, of Dayton, passed away peacefully Friday, March 18, 2016, at home, surrounded by family.

  • Play tells inmates’ stories

    This week Craig Powell, left, executive director of the Dayton nonprofit PowerNet, met with local playwright and director Tony Dallas to discuss Dallas’ current project, a play based on stories from female inmates in the Dayton Correctional Institution. PowerNet, which aims to help former prisoners transition back into communities, is sponsoring the project, which is funded by the Ohio Arts Council. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    “Theater needs to be about the large things,” Tony Dallas said in a recent interview. “I want that kind of theater.”

  • New Antioch College president hits ground running

    Antioch College’s new president, Tom Manley, and his wife, Susanne Hashim, stood outside their new home on Antioch’s campus, the Folkmanis House on President Street. Manley started at the college on March 1 with a full schedule of campus and community engagements; Hashim and the couple’s 11-year-old daughter, Chedin, will relocate to Yellow Springs in May. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    If incoming Antioch President Thomas Manley had less of an air of easy calm, you might say he’d hit the ground running.

  • Trump rallies faithful in Dayton

    Supporters of Donald Trump gathered in Vandalia on Saturday to cheer on his bid for presidency. Approximately 10,000 people attended the rally, chanting along with Trump’s promise to build a border wall with Mexico and “bomb the hell out of ISIS.” (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    Roughly 10,000 tickets were given away for a Donald Trump rally in Vandalia over the weekend, drawing supporters from Columbus and all over southwestern Ohio.

  • Yellow Springs police officer Naomi Penrod charges discrimination

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    Yellow Springs Police Sergeant Naomi Penrod has filed a charge of employment discrimination against the Village of Yellow Springs.

  • Keida David Johnson

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    Keida David Johnson, 23, passed away on Thursday, March 17, in Scotts Valley, Calif.

  • Artist family makes it work in Yellow Springs

    Artist Anna Burke and musician Ryan Stinson, with their daughter, Presley, 18 months, on a recent evening at the laundromat on Dayton Street. Burke and Stinson each moved to Yellow Springs in 2012 from nearby communities. They met here and have begun to build a life in the village, loving the community and navigating the challenges of housing, employment, parenthood and pursuing their art. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    Anna Burke, her husband, Ryan Stinson, and their daughter, Presley, are a young family whose appreciation for Yellow Springs has evolved over their four years in the village.

  • Carol Ann Hill

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    Carol Ann Hill passed away Friday, March 18, 2016, in Xenia. She was 74.