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From The Print Section :: Page 5

  • Luisa Owens’ poems bear witness, honor dead

    Luisa Owen will read her original poems in German on Friday, June 5, at the Epic Book Shop. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Luisa Owens’ poems describe the terror and inhumanity of daily life in the concentration camp in Yugoslavia, where Owen lived with her family shortly before the end of World War II, from the ages of 9 to 13.

  • New fund establishes money for young artists

    Nadia Mulhall received the first award this year from the Lisa Goldberg YS Arts Scholarship, established by ceramic artist and art supporter Lisa Goldberg to help young people or college-bound seniors further their education in the arts. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Scholarships support Yellow Springs students with many different abilities and interests, but to local resident Lisa Goldberg, scholarships in the visual arts are not as numerous as those in other fields.

  • YSHS athletes advance to regionals

    YSHS track and field athlete Ed Johnson sprinted the last leg of the 4x400-meter relay at last week’s district meet. Johnson helped his team clinch third place and qualify for regionals with a time of 45.78 seconds. Olivia Brintlinger-Conn cleared a hurdle on her way to a regional qualification last week. At the high school district track and field meet, Brintlinger-Conn finished fourth in the 300-meter hurdles in 49.53 seconds to advance to regionals. (Left photo by Tim Sherwood; right photo by Jesi Worsham)

    Yellow Springs High School track and field teams — both boys and girls — are sending more athletes on to regionals than at any time in the last 25 years.

  • David William Prince

    David William Prince

    David William Prince, 73, of Athens, died on Sunday, May 17, at St. Ann’s Mt. Carmel Hospital in Westerville, Ohio, from complications of neck spine surgery.

  • Antioch College is a real food leader

    Antioch College Food Service Coordinator Isaac Delamatre joined students Sara Brooks and Rhianna Guerin on the Antioch Farm last week to talk about a growing group of 35 colleges and universities who have committed to consume at least 20 percent real food (local, humane, ecologically sound and fair trade) by 2020. Though new to the Real Food Challenge, the college is already leading the way with a pledge of 60 percent real food by 2020. (Photo by Laruren Heaton)

    According to Antioch Food Service Coordinator Isaac Delamatre, 56 percent of Antioch’s food is considered “real”, meaning sourced from locally owned, ecologically sound, humane farms with fair employment practices.

  • I thought that I should never see…

    On Wednesday morning, May 27, Village of YS crew workers and YS Tree Committee worked together to plant seven downtown trees including Princeton elm, American hornbeam, yellowwood and Greenspire linden. The trees were chosen for their vibrant flowering colors, variations of leaves and differing tree shapes. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    On Wednesday morning, May 27, Village of YS crew workers and YS Tree Committee worked together to plant seven downtown trees.

  • Stefan Paul Minde

    Obituary

    Stefan Minde, of Portland, Ore., died in hospice on May 22 at the age of 79.

  • Elwood “Woody” Swartzendruber

    Obituary

    Elwood D. Swartzendruber, “Woody,” went to be with his lord and savior on May 8 in Greenville, N.C., after a brief illness.

  • Yellow Springs Police survey results—A desire for community engagement

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    Three-quarters of respondents in a survey on police and the Village said they would like the police to engage with the community more often, including by patrolling more on bicycle and foot instead of in their cruisers and visiting schools to speak with students.

  • David A. Berona

    David A. Berona

    David A. Berona retired after being diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor and lived in comfort at home until his death on May 25.