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  • Expect anything at dance concert

    Produced this year by Melissa Heston, Marybeth Wolf and Ali Thomas, the Yellow Springs Community Dance Concert will be performed on Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30 at 8 p.m. in Antioch College’s South Gym. “Expect anything” was Heston’s advice for the audience in a recent interview, as she reflected on the variety and […]

  • Village Council— West Nile spraying nixed

    Yellow Springs will not be sprayed with insecticide this summer in response to the presence of West Nile Virus-infected mosquitos, unless the health department determines the village is in a state of emergency. Rather, mosquito control will involve working with villagers to eliminate mosquito breeding sites and the use of larvicide to kill the insect larvae.

  • John Thomas Laughlin

    John Thomas Laughlin, 60-year resident of Williston Park, N.Y., died on March 3 in hospice. He was 87.

  • Gordon M. Simms

    Gordon M. Simms, 77, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Rest Haven in York, Pa.

  • Guns and mental health— Experts note issues separate

    Local resident T (who preferred to be anonymous to protect her family’s privacy) knew something was happening with her son when at 15 he was suddenly having trouble sleeping and began spending much time alone. The eccentric behavior quickly intensified, she said, and soon R began knocking on people’s doors singing Christmas carols and dressing in a suit to look for a job. That year R began home schooling and taking medication for depression and psychosis.

  • Village Council— Dispatch on chopping block

    How important is it to villagers to have local police dispatchers? Village Council members want to hear from the community.

    “We need to hear from citizens how valued our current system is. Is money more important?” said Council member Rick Walkey at Council’s March 18 ­meeting.

  • Constance (Connie) Walker

    Constance (Connie) Walker, born Jan. 28, 1953, formerly of Yellow Springs and Wilberforce, Ohio, passed away on March 14 in Knoxville, Tenn.

  • Opinions mixed over zoning update

    While the phrase “zoning code” is not known to inspire enthusiasm, it lies at the heart of how land is used in the village, a topic that sparks strong opinions.

    “As became very clear to me on my first five years on Council, land–use decisions bring out the passion in Yellow Springers!” Council member Lori Askeland wrote in a recent email. “And that passion is because people care deeply about this place.”

  • Arlette Lenore Crockett

    Arlette Lenore (Norvell) Crockett of Millburn, N.J., passed away Friday, March 22. She was 87.

  • Kids learn chemistry by hand

    The Periodic Table, a chart of the earth’s elements organized by their chemical similarities, could be considered dry academic material. But make a game out of it, and suddenly the urge to know more about each element, its atomic weight and relation to the others, is not only necessary but kind of fun.

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