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  • A YSHS/news collaboration: YSHS lunches get mixed reviews

    At lunchtime at YSHS this spring, left, Sumayah Chappelle looked optimistic about her lunch, while Alexis Longshaw and Romel Phillips didn’t appear to be pleased with their meals. (Photos by Sokhna Sene)

    As part of John Day’s Psychology/Sociology class at YSHS, I investigated school lunches for an assignment looking at school issues.

  • Lending local farmers a hand

    Yellow Springs Farmers Market coordinator Michele Burns sold maple syrup at her stall at the weekly market earlier this season. More recently, her Flying Mouse Farms booth has also featured greens, beets, broccoli and cauliflower. Burns sees the farmers market as a key part of the local food system. (Photo by Luciana Lieff)

    Over the last few weeks, the News interviewed farmers who raise livestock and grow produce for the local market. They spoke to the joys and challenges of farming, both brought into sharper detail with this season’s stormy weather. This week, the News covers what local organizations are doing to grow the local food movement.

  • No cages, no walls

    Dorothee Buron, of Yellow Springs, foreground, was one of about a half dozen villagers, along with about 60 others, who gathered near the office of Congressman Mike Turner (R-Dayton), on Tuesday, July 2, to protest the inhumane treatment of immigrants. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Around 60 protesters gathered near the office of Congressman Mike Turner (R-Dayton), on Tuesday, July 2, as part of a nationwide protest at 184 locations to demand action on the inhumane treatment of immigrants.

  • Rec League Baseball — Brewers, Pirates tied in Minor League

    Nine year old Frank Machi, of Beavercreek, wound up and let a fierce one fly at Monday evening’s rec league baseball match, pitching for the Ye Old Trail Tavern Cardinals against the Sunrise Cafe Orioles. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    A little more than halfway through the season, the race at the top of the Minor League standings has tightened up

  • Kathleen Ann Evans

    Kathleen Ann Evans (Kathi Young), 76, of Hudson, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 24, at Friends Care Center in Yellow Springs.

  • Yellow Springer Tees is open

    The father-daughter team of Mark and Morgan Heise opened the doors to Yellow Springer Tees & Promotions on June 3. Three weeks and one Street Fair later, the business is doing better than ever as a brick-and-mortar shop. (Photo by Reilly Dixon)

    In downtown Yellow Springs, business is often a family affair. Yellow Springer Tees & Promotions, one of the village’s newest shops, makes no exception.

  • Village Council —  Expand voting to noncitizens?

    Local 16- and 17-year olds and noncitizen legal residents could vote in local elections as early as next year.

  • Fourth of July events slated

    The annual Independence Day festivities will take place Thursday, July 4.

    The annual Independence Day parade and fireworks are planned for Thursday, July 4.

  • New ponds at Bath Township biodigester — Ohio EPA seeks comments

    A biodigester four miles west of Yellow Springs is hoping to add two large biosolid storage ponds to its facility. The Ohio EPA is currently seeking comments on the permit application.

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