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Articles From August 30th, 2019

  • One, two, three, four wheels …

    The Antioch School’s annual bike ride and fundraiser, “Anything on Wheels,” is happening this Sunday, Sept. 25, noon to 3 p.m. Riders of unicycles, bikes, trikes and more are welcome!

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  • Officer drops charges— Village settles with Watson

    At Village Council’s Sept. 6 meeting, Council approved a settlement between the Village and Sergeant Naomi (Penrod) Watson, following a charge filed by Watson last spring with the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, or OCRC.

  • Leon Holster

    On September 19th Leon Holster passed away at Friends Care Center.

  • Stephen ‘Steve’ Gegner

    Stephen “Steve” Gegner, born May 25, 1941, has gone to be with the Great Aikido Master in the sky on Sept. 11, 2016.

  • Bulldog Sports — September 22, 2016

  • Seventy years on, still ‘Victorettes’

    A reunion this month of the Victorettes of Yellow Springs — a local service group formed during World War II of young African-American women to support the war effort — brought together eight of the original 17 members, including founder Dorothy Perry Boyce, now 95. From left: Phyllis Lawson Jackson, Anna Hull Johnson, Isabel Adams Newman, Marie Adams Perry Payton, founder Boyce, Dorothy Mundy Allen, Mary Hull Bowers and Betty Cordell Ford. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Love and pride of community, church, family, friendship and, not least of all, country — the Victorettes of Yellow Springs brought all these together for a group of young African-American women in their teens and early 20s during the final months of World War II.

  • Villagers go to the dogs (and cats)

    YS PetNet’s Kari Barnes, Faye Wheeler and LaVena Lichtenfels shared a tent with Hansel and Gretel at a recent farmers’ market. PetNet is a local collective of animal foster homes for stray and abandoned cats and dogs. The terriers are two of the animals currently looking for a loving family. To date, the group has successfully found homes for 11 strays, and reunited three dogs with their owners. (Submitted Photo)

    On a recent weekend, two things happened at PetNet’s booth at the local farmers’ market that exemplify why the group was founded.

  • Antioch College— New way forward with FACT

    In August Antioch College rolled out its new FACT (Framework for Antioch College Tradition) strategy with a collaborative design/build workshop that brought together faculty, staff, students and community members to brainstorm new ideas. Shown above, during the session that focused on the Antioch Farm, are, from left, co-op faculty member Beth Bridgeman, students Tyler Clapsaddle, Toni Jonas-Silvert, Ethan Marcus and Eleanor Staffanson and, at right, Antioch Farm employee and Antioch graduate Julia Honchel. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Two months ago, Antioch College President Tom Manley announced the college had received “the best news we could have gotten,” when the Higher Learning Commission granted the college accreditation after an intense five-year effort.

  • What a wag

    Villagers Charlotte Toms and her son, Jaden, posed with the family’s dog, Biscuit, at Dog Day this past Saturday. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Villagers Charlotte Toms and her son, Jaden, posed with the family’s dog, Biscuit, at Dog Day this past Saturday.