Apr
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2019
Yellow Springs
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Feature Photos Section

  • All fired up

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue set a controlled burn Tuesday, April 2, of the prairie grass in the natural burial area at Glen Forest Cemetery, off U.S. 68 north. The burn is meant to strengthen the vitality of the grass and reduce weeds. (Photos by Carol Simmons)

    About a dozen members of Miami Township Fire-Rescue participated Tuesday, April 2, in a controlled burn of the prairie grass in the natural burial area at Glen Forest Cemetery.

  • The neighs have it

    Iggy, the white gelding, Doc, Buddy and Tank make a day of it on the pastures behind the Riding Centre. (Photo by Luciana Lieff)

    Out to pasture, in a good way.

  • Project-based presenters

    LEFT: Third-grade teacher Peg Morgan, aka “Trevor, a Yellow Springs mushroom,” speaks with third-grade student-scientists Bryce Fleming and Kaitlyn Macduff about the importance of mushrooms to healthy soil. RIGHT: Fourth-grade students of Carrie Juergens performed an original rap as part of their proposal that Mills Lawn cafeteria eliminates plastic flatware in favor of metal. (Photos by Carol Simmons)

    Members of two Mills Lawn classes separately addressed the school board during its meeting Thursday, March 14.

  • YSPD commendations

    From left: Officer Paul Raffoul and Dispatcher Ruth Peterson, center, received Council commendations for their actions on the Dec. 13, 2018 fatal shooting in the village Right: Sgt. Naomi Watson was honored at the Council meeting by YSPD Chief Brian Carlson with a new plaque congratulating her on receiving a 2018 David P. Eckert Outstanding Law Enforcement Service Award. (Submitted photos)

    At Council’s March 18 meeting, three employees of the Yellow Springs Police Department received commendations and congratulations on their work.

  • Full house: Yellow Springs Celebrates International Women’s Day

    The panel for “Yellow Springs Celebrates International Women’s Day” featured, from left, Sierra Leone, a Dayton writer and poet who received the 2018 Ohio Governor’s Award for Community Development and Participation; Neenah Ellis, station manager at WYSO, and Sirisha Naidu, associate professor of economics at Wright State University. The panel was moderated by Angie Hsu, at right. (Submitted photo)

    “Yellow Springs Celebrates International Women’s Day” was held Friday, March 8, at a Yellow Springs residence.

  • Velocity raptor

    Rebecca Jaramilla, director of the Raptor Center at Glen Helen Nature Preserve, handled Velocity, a female peregrine falcon, during a raptor photography program at the center on Sunday, Feb. 24. (Photo by Luciana Lieff)

    While the Raptor Center rehabilitates injured falcons, hawks and owls, with hopes of eventual rerelease into the wild, it continues to house those unable to survive on their own.

  • Wind fall

    The Village of Yellow Springs street crew worked late into the night on Sunday, Feb. 24, to clear Dawson Street after a 50-foot-tall evergreen uprooted and fell over in high winds earlier in the day. (Photo by Kathleen Galarza)

    The Village of Yellow Springs street crew worked late into the night on Sunday, Feb. 24, to clear a 50-foot-tall evergreen uprooted in high winds earlier in the day.

  • A place of peace

    Longtime villager Peg Champney stands at the corner of Livermore Street and Xenia Avenue, part of an ongoing peace protest that has been raising awareness to passersby for more than 15 years. (Submitted photo by Luciana Lieff)

    Longtime villager, Quaker and former Yellow Springs News co-owner Peg Champney stands at the corner of Livermore Street and Xenia Avenue, part of an ongoing peace protest.

  • Hungry for jazz

    Lunchtime Jazz at the Emporium is a weekly session hosted every Wednesday.

  • Village schools closed Thursday, Jan. 31

    Subzero temperatures and fine dry snow blew across fields Wednesday morning, Jan. 30. The weather caused schools and businesses to close. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Village schools, the Antioch School, the Community Children’s Center and Friends Preschool will all be closed on Thursday, Jan. 30, due to continuing extreme low temperatures.