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Articles From August 30th, 2019

  • YSHS scholars honored

    The following students were named to the National Honor Society: Dylan Boczar, David Butcher, Ian Chick, Sam Crawford, Liam Creighton, Kara Edwards, Rachel Hammond, Ben Ihrig, Sarah Jako, Edward Johnson, Alex Kellogg, Anna Knippling, Jennifer Lawson, Izzy Long, Mollye Malone, Nadia Mulhall, Emma Romohr, Kaila Russell, Josh Seitz, Jessica Worsham and Anna Williamson. (Submitted photo)

    Dozens of Yellow Springs High School and Greene County Career Center students were recognized at the school’s annual academic awards ceremony held on May 15.

  • Stefan Paul Minde

    Obituary

    Stefan Minde, of Portland, Ore., died in hospice on May 22 at the age of 79.

  • Elwood “Woody” Swartzendruber

    Obituary

    Elwood D. Swartzendruber, “Woody,” went to be with his lord and savior on May 8 in Greenville, N.C., after a brief illness.

  • David A. Berona

    David A. Berona

    David A. Berona retired after being diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor and lived in comfort at home until his death on May 25.

  • Yellow Springs Police survey results—A desire for community engagement

    Three-quarters of respondents in a survey on police and the Village said they would like the police to engage with the community more often, including by patrolling more on bicycle and foot instead of in their cruisers and visiting schools to speak with students.

  • Council gives final approval for new landlord law

    At Village Council’s May 18 meeting, Council gave final approval to a new policy regarding delinquent utility bills, bringing to an end several months of sometimes contentious protest.

  • A short dance on Short Street

    A second flash mob in as many years will take to Short Street to the tune of “Shout” on Wednesday, May 27, at 1 p.m., followed by a party at the Yellow Springs Senior Center. Participants of any age can learn the 2-minute choreographed routine at rehearsals at the Senior Center or online. Last year’s flashers danced to “Heard It Through the Grapevine.” (News Archive Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    In observance of National Senior Health and Fitness Day this year, and just for the fun of it, the Yellow Springs Senior Center will lead a flash mob to “Shout” in all those ways on Wednesday, May 27, at 1 p.m. on Short Street.

  • A life of service abroad

    Ashley Lackovich-Van Gorp, who recently moved with her family to Yellow Springs, has founded a nonprofit, Enhance Worldwide, which aims to help girls in Ethiopia “navigate a pathway out of poverty.” She recently received a Ph.D. in Leadership and Change from Antioch University. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Ashley Lackovich-Van Gorp is the founder and executive director of the nonprofit organization Enhance Worldwide, which seeks to help girls “as they navigate a pathway out of poverty.”

  • YSHS gains national honor a second time

    For the second time in the past five years, Yellow Springs High School was named one of the state’s top high schools in the annual U.S. News and World Report high school survey.