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Oct
28
2020

From The Print Section :: Page 61

  • YS Schools facilities— New report, familiar concerns

    Local school buildings are in immediate need of upgrades. That was the paraphrased conclusion Wednesday, May 15, when representatives of the architectural engineering firm hired by Yellow Springs Schools to conduct an independent assessment of district facilities presented their findings to a joint meeting of the school board and the recently formed facilities task force.

  • Yellow Springs Schools— Senior achievements honored

    Ronnebaum and Bryan, who were recipients of a number of the awards distributed this year, have also been chosen to be the 2019 student speakers at commencement exercises Thursday, May 30.

  • Native American mascot controversy— Schools learn limits of debate

    Should schools use Native American images and names for sports teams? Yellow Springs High School 10th-grade social studies students were set to debate the pros and cons of that question next week before a panel of community member judges.

  • Homegrown publisher leaves village

    Niche magazine publisher Ertel Publishing relocated to Xenia in March, after 30-plus years in the village. The company has been under new ownership since July 2017, when founder Patrick Ertel sold the business he started out of his Davis Street home to three employees: Brad Bowling, Jeremy Cundiff and Erin Puro.

  • Council pulls parking lot proposal

    Beatty Hughes Park will not soon be the site of a municipal parking lot. A proposal to turn over the downtown park to parking was tabled at Council’s May 20 meeting after public opposition.

  • YSHS senior’s best score — Clark to play for the Quakers

    Photo by megan bachman Yellow Springs High School Senior Andrew Clark is signed to Wilmington College for basketball.

    Looking back on his four-year varsity basketball career at Yellow Springs High School, graduating senior Andrew Clark struggled to pick out a single highlight. Instead, each game was as important as the last. 

  • Ralph E. Ramey

    Ralph E. Ramey

    Ralph E. Ramey died Monday, April 29, 2019, in Federal Way, Wash., from complications of pneumonia after a prolonged decline in health. He was 90.

  • ‘DOROTHY LANE: a travelogue’— Smith’s artistic alchemy transforms

    Louise Smith, a veteran writer and actor, therapist and Antioch College performance professor, will debut her new piece, “DOROTHY LANE:  a travelogue,” on Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18, at 8 p.m. in the Foundry Theater’s Experimental Theater.

  • Levi Anthony Samuel Bittner

    Levi Anthony Samuel Bittner, age 39, of Cedarville, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019.

  • Council ban on clapping, signs — Do rules violate free speech?

    A small group of citizens used signs to express their approval or disapproval of statements made by Council and other citizens during a Village Council meeting in January. Council later banned signs, along with other expressions such as clapping, in a move that some villagers find troublesome. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    On January 22, Village Council chambers was standing-room only as more than 50 citizens crammed into the room, many to express their disapproval for an ongoing disciplinary process involving a local police officer.