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From The Print Section :: Page 9

  • February 25, 2016 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Team Captain Olivia Chick won first in two events, the 100-yard and 200-yard freestyle, at last Friday’s district meet. She set a new YSHS record in the 200-yard freestyle event. At the same meet, Team Captain Aman Ngqakayi won first in the 100-yard breaststroke, breaking the one-minute barrier, and seventh in in the 100-yard freestyle. Other members of the team also showed a strong effort. This week, Chick and Ngqakayi advance to the state finals in Canton. (Submitted Photos)

    February 25, 2016 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  • Feds deny testing waiver for Yellow Springs schools

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    After months of delay, Ohio’s testing waiver application got turned down by the federal department of education recently, but the consortium of schools requesting the waiver — including Yellow Springs schools — is continuing the fight for fewer mandated state and federal tests and more forms of alternative assessment.

  • Sticky business at Flying Mouse Farms

    John DeWine of Flying Mouse Farms is busy these days boiling down hundreds of gallons of sap from some 650 taps of the farm’s maple trees to make maple syrup. (Photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    John DeWine is busy these days boiling down hundreds of gallons of maple sap to make Flying Mouse Farms’ maple syrup.

  • Marilyn ‘Sally’ Mier

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    Sally Mier, formerly of Yellow Springs passed away on Feb 23. A memorial will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Yellow Springs on Saturday, March 5 at 2 p.m. A full obituary will follow in next week’s news.

  • From Liberia to the village

    Exchange student Levi Jackson. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Seventeen-year-old Levi Jackson, from Liberia, has lived through a brutal civil war and the devastating Ebola epidemic, giving him compelling reasons to seek educational opportunities in the United States.

  • Building for resiliency, community in Yellow Springs

    Local residential designer Alex Melamed, above, who designed both a passive house and a tiny house on his Walnut Street lot, will be one of eight speakers at “8x8 on Building Resiliency,” this Saturday, Feb. 20, at 1 p.m. at the Antioch College arts and science building, room 219, part of a weekend of events aimed at enhancing resiliency of local buildings. The event will be followed by a documentary on the “New Pedestrianism” on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 1 p.m. at the Little Art and a home energy saving demonstration at 3 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Library. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    How exactly do you make your home more energy efficient? Are there inexpensive ways to do so? What does it mean to live in a tiny house?

  • Yellow Springs News wins top prize, for 6th year

    The Yellow Springs News won the “Newspaper of the Year” award in its size category for the sixth straight year At the annual ONA awards. Shown above is the News fulltime staff, clockwise from left, Editor Diane Chiddister; former reporter Megan Bachman; Reporter Audrey Hackett; Advertising Manager Robert Hasek; Circulation Manager Kathryn Hitchcock; Designer Matt Minde; and Village Desk Editor Lauren Shows. Not pictured is former reporter Lauren Heaton; Designer and Photographer Suzanne Szempruch, and Reporter Dylan Taylor-Lehman. (Photo by

    For the sixth year in a row, the Yellow Springs News brought home the top prize in its size category from the annual Ohio Newspaper Association.

  • Pop art with a colorful twist at Yellow Springs Brewery

    Artist John Taylor-Lehman uses beer caps to create colorful, mosaic-like works. The Zanesville resident began experimenting with the material about five years ago in an effort to produce something distinctively his own. His beer cap art is on display at the Yellow Springs Brewery through Feb. 28, with an artist’s reception this Friday, Feb. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. (Submitted photo)

    To some, beer caps might be the least interesting part of beer, but to artist John Taylor-Lehman, they’re the best part of the brew.

  • Oh, deer. Guess what’s for dinner?

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    On Jan. 8, at 2:30 a.m., a motorist struck and killed a deer on Xenia Avenue. The officer who responded attended not only to the frazzled driver but also to the unfortunate deer, which was dead upon impact. The officer moved it from the shoulder to the berm, but what to do with the carcass?

  • Kingston Craig Milligan

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    ingston Craig Milligan, 59, departed this life on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016.