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Articles From August 30th, 2019
Holiday traditions, silly and sweet
Each year at this time the News assembles a story based on readers’ submissions on a holiday theme. This year we asked readers to share stories of holiday traditions that are meaningful to them and their families.
‘One man, one hand’ at Antioch
Enter Aaron Westbrook’s lab at Antioch College, and the first thing you’ll see is a table full of arms and hands.
School board seeks levy, tax increase for facilities improvements
The Yellow Springs school board voted unanimously Thursday, Dec. 14, to seek $18.5 million for the “renovation and partial replacement of existing 7–12 facilities” through a combination income tax and bond levy request to be put on the May 8, 2018, ballot.
Board eyes school enrollment
Fewer students are leaving the Yellow Springs school district to attend other area school settings than in the past couple of years, but the number is still of concern.
Village Council— Blacks get more citations
African-American villagers received citations from the YSPD at a significantly higher rate than to white villagers, according to a statistical study of local police data sponsored by the Justice System Task Force.
BLOG—2017: Making 2016 look better since January 2
In my experience, year-in-review pieces tend to be the embodiment of the theme some from Facts of Life: “You take the good, you take the bad, you take them both and there you have” a cache of schmaltz, a cache of schmaltz!
From VYS to the NYT
In early December, the New York Times elevated Yellow Springs native Monica Drake to its masthead as an assistant managing editor who will oversee the paper’s new digital features and projects.