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From The Print Section :: Page 82

  • Making the call for calamity days

    School buses sit idle during the single-digit temperatures of the previous weeks. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    During this exceptionally cold and snowy winter, Yellow Springs School Superintendent Mario Basora has closed local schools eight times, three more than the state’s maximum of five calamity days per school year without having to make up the days.

  • Yellow Springs police look into stolen vehicles


    Two vehicles were stolen last week from residences in the northeast quandrant of the village, and about 10 more were entered or burglarized in the same general area.

  • School board— School of rock replaces ‘flex’


    An overwhelming majority of Yellow Springs High School students last fall voiced disappointment with part of a new scheduling system that was implemented at the beginning of the school year.

  • Feb. 20, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

    Joe Plumer puts one up for the Bulldogs in the home team’s loss to Div. II Bishop Ready of Columbus on Friday, Feb. 14. Yellow Springs lost 69–37. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Feb. 20, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Particulate pollution levels monitored— Cause of spike is unknown

    Source: Regional Air Pollution Control Agency

    A regional air pollution agency is investigating an unprecedented and potentially dangerous spike in air pollution in Yellow Springs in December when an exceedingly high concentration of lung-penetrating particles was recorded.

  • A new Chick heads to state

    Olivia Chick

    Even though she’s a high school freshman, Olivia Chick has been to the state swim meet before, watching her older sister, Erika, compete for Yellow Springs.

  • Yellow Springs downtown business mostly steady


    When it comes to surviving as a business in downtown Yellow Springs, not all outfits are the same. The various successes and challenges of each seem to relate more to the practices of the shop owners and the pressures within each merchandising industry, rather than the common location at the hub of the village.

  • Margaret McColaugh Lease

    Margaret McColaugh Lease

    Margaret McColaugh Lease died peacefully at Springfield Regional Hospital on Feb. 17, following a serious stroke. She was 87.

  • Richard E. ‘Dick’ Bullen

    Richard E. ‘Dick’ Bullen

    Richard E. “Dick” Bullen, of Xenia, passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, at Greenewood Manor in Xenia. He was 91.

  • Yellow Springs News wins top state honor

    The Yellow Springs News recently won the top prize in its size category at the annual convention of the Ohio Newspaper Association. Shown above are fulltime staff members, from bottom left clockwise: Lauren Heaton, Diane Chiddister, Matt Minde, Lauren Shows, Suzanne Szwmpruch, Bob Hasek, Megan Bachman and Tucker the News hound.

    The Yellow Springs News was honored as the best paper in Ohio in its size category at the annual convention of the Ohio Newspaper Association last week.