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Sep
18
2020

From The Print Section :: Page 60

  • It’s the electric ride

    Tim Benford of Oakwood led his group of electric vehicle enthusiasts in a “ride and drive” event at the Glen Helen Ecology Institute’s Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 27. (Photo By Megan Bachman)

    As part of the Glen Helen Ecology Institute’s Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 27, a few members of the 334-strong Drive Electric Dayton group showcased a variety of EV models.

  • Village is rocked by homicide

    A heartfelt memorial for Leonid “Lonya” Clark appeared last week at a popular gathering rock in Glen Helen Nature Preserve. A white rose was added to the spot this week. Clark’s body was found in the Glen on April 12, and the Greene County Sheriff’s Office is investigating his death as a homicide. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    The two-punch news last week that the body of villager Leonid “Lonya” Clark was found in Glen Helen Nature Preserve, followed by the announcement that his death is being investigated as a homicide, has left the community reeling and seeking answers.

  • Big story fuels ‘Little Village’

    Cheryl Durgans and Elias Kelley in downtown Yellow Springs. Their upcoming web series “Little Village” was filmed in many locations around the village. The show’s promotional materials will include an app developed by Kelley that will allow smartphone users to scan “Little Village” logos placed on downtown locations like the Emporium and Tom’s Market and watch scenes from the show. (Photo by Lauren ‘Chuck’ Shows)

    Imagine a village that looks a lot like this one, but it’s entirely self-sustaining, with its own independent infrastructure, economy, governance — and a whole lot of secrets.

  • A bright new spot on Dayton Street

    Greene Canteen officially opened for business on Saturday, April 20. Owned by villagers Brittany and Tim Baum, the new eatery offers smoothies, juices, soups, sandwiches, salads and homemade soft pretzels. Greene Canteen is located at 134 Dayton St. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Greene Canteen was a bright spot on a drizzly morning this past Saturday, April 20. The new eatery at 134 Dayton St. officially opened at 11 a.m., with a snip of a ribbon and a musical blast.

  • Indigenous Water Protectors panel — A path to “re-indigenizing” Antioch

    At a panel at Antioch College for “Earth Week,” indigenous leaders from the Oglala Lakota, Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux, Dakota Wakpala, Northern Cheyenne, Kiowa and Anishinaabe spoke about water protection and other environmental and human rights issues.

  • Village Council — YSPD review in progress

    Bob Wasserman’s career in law enforcement started in Yellow Springs where, as an Antioch undergrad, he volunteered as a night dispatcher for the YS Police Department under then-Chief Jim McKee.

  • Food truck reopens after fire

    Aahar India reopened earlier this month, after closing for several months following a grease fire that severely damaged the local Indian food truck. Here, owner Akhilesh Nigam cuts cauliflower inside the new trailer he purchased and equipped, thanks in part to donations from customers and local businesses. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Aahar India is open again, and owner Akhilesh Nigam couldn’t be happier.

  • Council makes offer to VM candidate

    The four finalists for Yellow Springs Village manager visited town last week for a three-day whirlwind of tours, meetings, presentations and interviews. On Wednesday, April 10, the candidates met with community leaders for roundtable discussions over lunch in Birch Hall at Antioch College. Clockwise from top left, Antioch College President Tom Manley listened to candidate Allyson Murray; Lisa Abel jotted down notes while candidate Pete Bales spoke; villager Pan Reich and candidate Elke Doom looked on; Scott Osterholm watched as candidate Josue Salmon answered a question. Council made an offer to an unidentified candidate this week. (Photos by Megan Bachman)

    Yellow Springs may soon have a new Village manager.After four finalists for the position visited town last week, Village Council has made an offer to one of the candidates, the News confirmed this week.

  • Body in Glen identified—Villager’s death investigated as homicide 

    A body found Friday afternoon, April 12, in Glen Helen Nature Preserve has been identified by  authorities as missing Yellow Springs resident Leonid “Lonya” Clark.

  • Helen Westneat

    Helen Westneat

    Helen Westneat, a 46-year resident of Yellow Springs, died Sunday, April 21, 2019, about six weeks after suffering a stroke. She was 85.