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From The Print Section :: Page 6

  • McKee group honors Wright

    Maria Wright will receive the James A. McKee Association Outstanding Community Service Award on Saturday, April 18. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    For her years of dedicated service, the James A. McKee Association will honor Maria Wright with the 2015 Outstanding Community Service Award.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-Up

    Zach Brintlinger-Conn studied the competition during the team’s loss against Newton on Saturday, April 11 (submitted photo)

    Tennis sweeps opponent 5–0; Baseball takes early leads; Girls drop doubleheader; Track and Field YSHS teams finish fourth, fifth; McKinney opens with a bang

  • Women’s voices out loud

    Irene Bedard performing a spoken word piece. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    More than 20 local women sang, danced, told stories and read poems at the 36th Annual Women’s Voices Out Loud performance on Saturday. This year’s event was held at the Foundry Theater, its third location in as many years, and also featured an exhibit of artwork by local women.

  • Village Council— Landlords held responsible for utilities

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    Village Council members unanimously supported a proposed change in Village policy that makes property owners responsible for their tenants’ utility debts.

  • Fiber Forum: Municipal Broadband Network

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    Fiber Forum: Municipal Broadband Network

  • Council and Trustees meet— Strategic planning considered

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    At a special joint meeting between Village Council and the Miami Township Trustees on March 30, leaders discussed how best to step up strategic planning for the Village and Township, in order to coordinate initiatives to reflect local values and goals.

  • Ohio approves school testing waiver

    Yellow Springs High School sophomores spent a solid week in March taking the Ohio Graduation Test. Last week the the Yellow Springs district received state permission to waive over 50 percent of standardized tests for grades K–12 over the next five years. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs public school students are one big step closer to taking significantly fewer standardized tests next school year, as the state of Ohio approved the district’s assessment waiver application last week.

  • High-speed internet discussed as Village utility

    Tim Barhorst, left, chair of the Springs-Net nonprofit and Thor Sage of the Miami Valley Educational Computer Association, or MVECA, are among the organizers of the Fiber Forum, to take place Saturday, April 25, beginning at 9 a.m. at MVECA on East Enon Road. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Internet access has become a utility, say community members who are urging Village leaders to construct a fiber optic network that would provide high-speed Internet access for the entire town.

  • Protecting kids from Internet danger

    Dr. Jennie Noll of Penn State University’s Network on Child Protection and Wellbeing will speak on the dangers of Internet-initiated abuse and ways parents can help their kids stay safe online at a free talk 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, at the Antioch College Wellness Center South Gym. (Submitted Photo)

    Professor and researcher Dr. Jennie Noll will address issues of Internet safety for children at a free talk 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, at the Antioch College Wellness Center South Gym.

  • ‘Godspell’ sings of community

    The Yellow Springs Theater Company presents “Godspell” this weekend and next, with performances Fridays and Saturdays, April 3, 4, 10 and 11 at 7:30 and Sundays, April 5 and 12 at 3 p.m. at the Mills Lawn gym. Shown above rehearsing are cast members, from left, Ali Thomas, Ellen Ballerene, Sommer McGuire, Sarah Wildman, Lorrie Sparrow (behind), Mila De Spain, Miriam Eckenrode Saari and Jeanna GunderKline. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    “Godspell,” with its focus on Jesus’ message of love and forgiveness, will come to Yellow Springs this weekend and next, April 3, 4, 10 and 11 at 7:30 p.m. and April 5 and 12 at 3 p.m. at the Mills Lawn gym.