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  • Attorney Ellis Jacobs wins victory for early voting rights

    Ellis Jacobs wants to make sure every Ohioan’s vote counts. The villager, as founder and coordinator for the Miami Valley Voter Protection Coalition, has fought the legislative attempts to restrict voting that have escalated in Ohio in recent years. Last week, his cause scored a major victory when a federal court struck down an Ohio law restricting early voting on the weekend and Monday before the election.

  • At Mills Lawn, inquiry is king

    The new buzzword in the Yellow Springs School District this school year is “inquiry-based learning,” and at Mills Lawn Elementary School the effort to guide learning around student interest and problem-solving is already under way.

  • Teachers aim for big ideas

    Every six seconds a child somewhere in the world dies from hunger. Leaders hunger for power, scholars hunger for knowledge, and demonstrators hunger to make statements about change. And everyone, big and small, hungers for love. Hunger is a big word, and its many iterations are the theme of this year’s McKinney School and Yellow Springs High School experience.

  • New teachers at McKinney, YSHS

    Brandon Lowry, Nancy Beers, Karleen Materne and Cameron McCoy

  • Streetscape to be implemented in two stages

    At their Sept. 4 meeting, members of Village Council voted unanimously to move ahead with a gradual process for improving the downtown streetscape. The initial phase of the project, planned for this fall, is aimed at fixing the sidewalks deemed most dangerous and removing the street trees causing the most sidewalk damage.

  • Change afoot in credit union leadership

    Last month the YS Federal Credit Union saw two sudden personnel changes. On July 26, Chief Executive Officer Karen Wolf resigned from a position she had held for 12 years. That same day, Sandy Hollenberg, then chief operating officer, became the interim CEO of the credit union.

  • Bulldog Sports Roundup

    Golf team tees off In its second round of golf this season, the Yellow Springs High School co-ed golf team took on three visiting conference teams at its home course last week. Junior Rachele Orme once again showed her combination of accuracy, consistency and power in leading the Bulldogs with a score of 42 over […]

  • Treesa Liming

    Treesa Madellan Van Buren Liming died peacefully at home in Santa Fe, NM on Aug. 18. She was 91. Born March 13, 1921 in Evanston, Ill., Treesa lived most of her life in Yellow Springs, Worthington and Springfield, Ohio, before moving to Santa Fe in 1999. Treesa was the daughter of Rev. Vernon Van Buren, […]

  • James Westlake

    James M. Westlake died Saturday, Sept. 1, at Kendal at Granville. He was 84. Jim was born Nov. 17, 1927 in Chandler, Ohio to the late U.S. Air Force Chaplain, MacDonald Hopkins and Frances Ruth (VanSchoick) Westlake. Jim was a graduate and football co-captain of Rainelle High School in West Virginia. As a result of […]

  • Council urged to address ash infestation

    The Emerald Ash Borer has arrived in Yellow Springs, and ash trees are dying. But just standing by as they die is not the only option, according to biologist Don Cipollini, who spoke to Village Council at Council’s Aug. 20 meeting.

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