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  • Community Solutions conference soon— Focus is on climate change tools

    About 60 people attended a Climate Conversations event last month where resident and University of Dayton physics professor Bob Brecha, shown above, gave an update on the scientific consensus on climate change. The next Climate Conversation is 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, at the Glen Helen Ecology Institute. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A group of villagers and Antioch College students who attended a climate change march in New York City last month returned home even more inspired to help Yellow Springs cut its carbon footprint.

  • Madeline Harshaw

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    Madeline L. (Byrd) Harshaw was called home to be with the Lord Monday afternoon, Oct. 27, at Friends Care Center. Madeline was born in Springfield, Ohio, on Nov. 26, 1926, to the late William and Virda (Ramsey) Byrd, and was preceded in death by her sister Geraldine G. Johnson. Madeline was a 1943 graduate of […]

  • A peek at the mind’s universe

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    Popular scientist Michio Kaku likes to tell the story of how as a teenager in the 1960s, he built an atom smasher in his parents’ garage. He bought 22 miles of copper wire, wrapped it many times around a football field, connected it to 400 pounds of transformer steel and plugged it in. It blew out every fuse in his parents’ house and probably those of everyone in the neighborhood, he said in a recent PBS documentary science video.

  • Elsie Slobusky Feller

    Obituary

    Elsie Slobusky Feller died peacefully at her home in Ohio on Oct. 16, two months after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She was 89.

  • New way to empower, protect

    Johanna Kohout, black belt instructor of To Shin Do, here teaching self-defense classes to Antioch College students, will offer a free self-defense workshop for Yellow Springs High School junior and senior girls from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, during a teacher in-service day. A shorter self-defense workshop for YSHS sophomore girls is 1 to 4 p.m, Saturday, Nov. 8. Kohout also hopes to offer local To Shin Do classes to adults and children. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    “Knee him in the nuts and poke him in the eye.”
    Self-defense training often begins and ends with that blanket statement.

  • Bryan F. Gabbard

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    Bryan F. Gabbard, of Yellow Springs, and formerly of Centerville, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Oct. 25.

  • Oct. 30. 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

    The 2014 Yellow Springs High School girls varsity volleyball team ended its season last week with a hard-fought match against Fairlawn in the sectional tournament. Players are, from left, seated, graduating seniors Modjeska Chavez and Mollye Malone; standing, Kasey Linkhart, Meredith Rowe, Madeline Neilsen, Elle Peifer, Julian Roberts, Gracie Wilke, Dede Cheatom and Elizabeth Smith. (Submitted photo by Coach Chris Linkhart)

    Oct. 30. 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Lloyd Kennedy on his 100th— A cheerful guy who gets things done

    Among those celebrating Lloyd Kennedy’s 100th birthday last Sunday at the First Presbyterian Church were, in front, Kennedy, Liam Magnus, Mike Trelawny-Cassity, Anaya Adoff and Zan Magnus; in back, from left, Sven Meister, Jane Meister, Kate Meister and Tyler Linkhart. (photo by Carol Simmons)

    The gathering following the Sunday morning Oct. 19 worship service at First Presbyterian Church was nothing but joyous as more than 100 family, friends and admirers of parishioner Lloyd Kennedy celebrated his 100th birthday at his spiritual home for the past 64 years.

  • Policing forum is tonight

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    Villagers have strong opinions about what they want their police force to be. According to recent anonymous input from Village Human Relations Commission surveys, many residents want police to be out of their patrol cars and visibly engaged with the community.

  • Merit-making

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    Yellow Springs High School announced recently that five of its students received National Merit recognition from their performance on the 2013 pre-SAT.