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From The Print Section :: Page 9

  • 70 years of Christmas trees

    A Yellow Springs News photo from December 1973 shows resident Ethel Bender and her son, Michael, with the Christmas tree they selected at that year’s School Forest Festival. (Photo courtesy of Scott Sanders, Antiochiana)

    Now a Yellow Springs holiday tradition, and arguably the high school’s most popular extra-curricular activity, School Forest is celebrating its 70th annual outing this year.

  • Marijuana grower ready to move ahead — State approves Cresco Labs

    Last week, the state of Ohio approved Cresco Labs Ohio LLC as one of 12 recipients of a license for the large-scale cultivation of medical marijuana. The approval means that by next spring Yellow Springs will likely have a medical marijuana cultivating business on the western edge of the village.

  • Kingian nonviolence at CS King center

    Mila Cooper, director of the Coretta Scott King Center at Antioch College, co-led a Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation training last weekend at the center. The two-day training was for students, staff and community members. (News Archive photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The first of six principles distilled from the writings of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. establishes the foundational precepts of King’s philosophy of nonviolence.

  • New director at Children’s Center

    Malissa Doster, new director of the Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center, paid a visit last week to the center’s toddler room. Shown above are, in front, Soloman Cosby; from left, Finn Wallant, Dylan Carson, Isabella Lorenzo on lap (Doster’s daughter), Doster and Kadence Sturdivant. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    In her new job only a month, Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center Director Malissa Doster has already made changes. For instance, she’s cleaned up the center’s entry way, which previously had a cluttered look.

  • Priscilla Janney-Pace

    Priscilla Janney-Pace

    Priscilla Janney-Pace died suddenly of an apparent heart attack on Dec. 6, 2017, at her home in Yellow Springs, Ohio, at the age of 72.

  • December 14, 2017 Bulldog Sports Round-Up

    Boys basketball player Andrew Clark, #3, drove the ball forward during Saturday’s game against Catholic Central. Tony Marinelli stands by. The Bulldogs lost the game, but finished the week 2–1. (Submitted photo courtesy of Illyas Harris, Digital Hand Media)

    Bulldog Sports Round-Up — December 7, 2017

  • Bringing the body to alignment

    Melissa Dailey, a certified Rolfer, is shown in her office at the Wellness Center. (photo by Jeff Simons)

    Two thousand years ago, Marcus Aurelius encouraged his subjects to “stand up straight, not straightened.” While some historians believe he was conversing metaphorically, others believe the Roman emperor was speaking anatomically: people with healthy postural muscles don’t need to think about standing up straight; it comes naturally.

  • Carole A. Kotlarek Austin

    Carole Ann Austin, 83, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

  • Robots inspire a passion for STEM

    Mills Lawn fourth-graders Malayna Buster, left, and Hannah Parker adjust a robot named Bratwurst, which they helped program as part of their FIRST Lego League after-school team. The girls are members of one of two local 10-member teams that will be competing in a regional tournament Sunday, Dec. 10, being hosted by YS High School junior Alex Ronnebaum at the high school. (photo by Carol Simmons)

    When high school junior Alex Ronnebaum came to Yellow Springs schools as an eighth-grader, she was already a veteran of the FIRST League robotics program.

  • Refugees inspire local aid efforts

    A volunteer for Refugee Rescue on the Greek island of Lesbos, which meets boats full of refugees as they arrive, is shown in front of a huge pile of life jackets used by refugees fleeing their homelands. Villager Regina Brecha, along with Anna Williamson, also of Yellow Springs, are currently among the volunteers. Her mother, Kaethi Seidl, and Beth Holyoke, who have both volunteered at Greek refugee camps, are holding a fundraiser for the cause on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Brewery. (Submitted Photo)

    Not long ago the world’s attention was riveted by refugees crossing seas in rickety boats in search of safety. But several years have passed, and the refugee story has been pushed out of the spotlight by more recent events.

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