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From The Print Section :: Page 68

  • Books for kids, thanks to Dolly, Greene County Public Library

    Greene County Library Director Karl Colón and Youth Services Coordinator Kay Webster helped to launch the Dolly Parton Imagination Library locally last month. All children under five can sign up to receive a free book mailed to their home each month as part of the program. Some of the books being sent are in the foreground. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Every child under five in Greene County is now eligible to receive a free book in the mail once a month thanks to a partnership between country music legend Dolly Parton and the Greene County Public Library.

  • A doctor of strings and theory

    Ray Lewkowicz has been the go-to repairman for string players in and around the village. As a mathemetician and a musician himself, he opened his business, The Violin Doctor, out of a desire to learn the science and art of instrument making. (Photo by lauren Heaton)

    As a professor of mathematics and the son of a consummate craftsman, local resident Ray Lewkowicz had the temperament, breeding and just the right amount of curiosity to become an instrument maker.

  • Investors buy former Creative Memories building

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    A group of California-based investors purchased the former Creative Memories building last month and have already found three potential occupants who show “substantial interest” in leasing the available space.

  • Mills Lawn School band and orchestra concert

    New music teacher Brian Mayer conducts the 5th and 6th grade band in the 2013 Mills Lawn School band and orchestra concert (Photos by Matt Minde)

    Over 100 students took to their instruments or wound up their vocal chords in a spectacular Mills Lawn School band and orchestra concert under the tutelage and leadership of new music director Brian Mayer.

  • A tree for wishes, community

    In the past several months, many villagers have taken advantage of the Wishing Tree, next to the Village train station. Created by new resident Alicia Chereton, the tree is designed to hold the hopes and dreams of community residents. (Photo by Anisa Kline)

    Beginning in late August, villagers may have noticed that a tree next to the train station was growing ribbons along with its leaves. Upon closer inspection, the ribbons reveal themselves to be wishes.

  • Council leader looks back, ahead

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    A few months into her first term on Village Council, Judith Hempfling sat down at her computer and typed a resignation letter.

    Elected in 2006, Hempfling saw herself as a lone progressive voice on a more conservative Council, and said she felt pressured to go along with the Council majority, while her attempts to get legislation on the agenda were constantly blocked.

  • Millicent Danita Walker-Jones

    Obituary

    Millicent Danita Walker-Jones died November 25. She was 51.

  • Elvish impersonators

    At Friday night’s downtown Yellow Friday events, Santa’s Elves performed as a crowd of adults and children gathered for the tree lighting in Kings Yard. They will return for an encore performance when Santa comes to visit the Glen Helen building on Saturday, Dec. 14. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    At Friday night’s downtown Yellow Friday events, Santa’s Elves performed as a crowd of adults and children gathered for the tree lighting in Kings Yard.

  • 2013 Community Thanksgiving Dinner

    The ninth year of Yellow Springs community Thanksgiving dinner was a huge success; an estimated 225 people participated. (Submitted photos by Joan Chappelle)

    The ninth year of Yellow Springs community Thanksgiving dinner was a huge success, thanks to the combined efforts of many people.

  • Whooping cough in town

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    Whooping cough is on the rise in Ohio, and the disease has made its way to Yellow Springs, according to local medical professionals