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  • New school year set to dig deeper

    Mills Lawn Principal Matt Housh and McKinney Middle/Yellow Springs High School Principal Jack Hatert are looking forward to a new school year, as classes at both schools resume Thursday, Aug. 22.

  • Yellow Springs Schools— District scraps lunch provider

    With the start of the new school year next week, a new food service company will be providing lunches at Yellow Springs public schools.

  • Yellow Springs Schools — Educators grapple with tech

    When Yellow Springs Schools’ former Superintendent Mario Basora attended an international education leadership conference in Germany last summer, the theme of the gathering was technology.

  • Miami Township — Ground breaking for new fire station begins

    After months of delays, the official groundbreaking for the new fire station on the south side of town has been set for Sept. 18.

  • Still no answers in Clark case

    Authorities investigating the homicide of villager Leonid “Lonya” Clark remain close-lipped about the cause and circumstances around his death earlier this year, leaving his loved ones growing increasingly distressed at the lack of resolution in the case.

  • Young entrepreneurship — Friends launch DIY clothing line

    Friends Lucas Hudson and Zoren Egea-Kaleda, who this summer launched an original brand they call Soupçon, will present their new fashion line of silk-screened T-shirts and one-of-a-kind clothing items at a pop-up show Friday, Aug. 2, from noon to 7 p.m., at Wildflower Boutique downtown. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Friends Lucas Hudson and Zoren Egea-Kaleda  knew that launching a new DIY brand from Zoren’s basement bedroom would present a variety of challenges.

  • Antioch College Summer Institute — Exploring ways of knowing

    Antioch College’s Mental Health Counselor Nzingha Dalila has organized a day-long symposium Saturday, July 27, titled “Flow 2019: Ways of Knowing,” as part of the college’s inaugural Summer Institute. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    As a therapist in an academic setting, Nzingha Dalila sees learning and knowledge through the eyes of a wellness practitioner.

  • Yellow Springs Schools — Holden takes the helm

    Terri Holden, Yellow Springs’ new superintendent of schools, moved into her new office full time on Monday, July 22, and is beginning her work by talking to people about their experiences of the local schools. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Her official contract doesn’t begin until Aug. 1, but Terri Holden, the new superintendent of Yellow Springs Schools, is already on the job full time.

  • Basora reflects on his tenure

    Outgoing schools Superintendent Mario Basora bids farewell to Yellow Springs Schools after nine years in the top administrative position. On his final day in the office, he came outside for a picture beside a tree that has grown from a sapling since his first week on the job. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    For his final day in the office as Yellow Springs Schools superintendent, Mario Basora had hoped to walk over from his home on Allen Street.

  • Close the camps

    Villager Pat Dewees, left, lights the candle of retired Rev. Lynn Sinnott, of Cedarville, in Dayton at a vigil held in Dayton's Courthouse Square seeking the closure of immigrant detention camps in the U.S. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Yellow Springs was well represented Friday, July 12, as an estimated 300-some people from the Dayton area gathered in that city’s Courthouse Square as part of a nationwide vigil seeking the closure of immigrant detention camps in the U.S.