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From The Print Section :: Page 20

  • New delay for new firehouse

    A recent rendering of the Miami Township Fire-Rescue station by project architects MSA Architects of Cincinnati shows what the new fire station along Xenia Avenue may look like. The project has been delayed because an initial bid to construct it was too high. (Rendering courtesy of MSA Architects)

    With a third round of construction bids again coming in too high, Miami Township Trustees will be returning to the drawing board for another attempt at reducing the projected costs of building a new firehouse on the south side of town.

  • 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.

  • Antioch College—Students seek SOPP reform

    Earlier this week on the Antioch College campus, students, faculty, administrators and trustees engaged in negotiations around the implementation of two campus policies.

  • 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.

  • Diversity, inclusion efforts at the Village— Understanding implicit bias

    Over the last six months, employees of the Village attended trainings to create a more inclusive and diverse work environment and improve cultural competency at the Village.

  • Al Denman memorial

    Alvin Denman

    A memorial service for Al Denman will be held Saturday, March 23, at 1 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church of Yellow Springs.

  • Florence M. Scheper

    Florence M. Scheper, of Kettering and formerly of Yellow Springs, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019. She was 92.

  • Flu ramps up in the area

    Auf wiedersehen, Gesundheit! The Sound of Music has been rescheduled once more for April 11–14. Pictured above are members of the cast waving "auf wiedersehen, goodbye" at a rehearsal March 6, shortly before flu and other upper respiratory illnesses laid low many of the performers and their classmates. (Photo by Luciana Lieff)

    Those who think flu season is just about over are wrong, according to Ohio Department of Health Assistant Director of Communications J. C. Benton this week.

  • Yellow Springs Schools—Principal candidates welcomed

    In an executive session before the regular school board meeting on March 14, district Superintendent Mario Basora expects to come to a decision on selecting a new principal for Yellow Springs High School and McKinney Middle School.

  • Lily (Baboryk) Fleder

    Lily (Baboryk) Fleder, widow of Franklin E. Fleder and mother of Anne (Fleder) Erickson and Adam R. Fleder, passed away peacefully on March 12, 2019.