Jon Van Dommelen of the Ohio EPA gave a demonstration at last Thursday's meeting of the fall meeting of the southwestern section of the Ohio Water Environment Association, which took place at the Yellow Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant. The meeting was also sponsored by YSI/Xylem.

Jon Van Dommelen of the Ohio EPA gave a demonstration at last Thursday's meeting of the fall meeting of the southwestern section of the Ohio Water Environment Association, which took place at the Yellow Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant. The meeting was also sponsored by YSI/Xylem.

70 visit local wastewater plant

About 70 personnel from southwestern Ohio water and wastewater treatment plants attended a regional meeting last Thursday, Oct. 16, that included a tour and demonstrations at the Yellow Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant.

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  •   Wrights raise the haunts of Kyoto

    Harold and Jonatha Wright wrote and Sherraid Scott illustrated ‘Flesh Crawling Tales from Old Japan,’ published this month in time for Halloween. The authors will host a signing on Sunday, Oct. 19, 3–5 p.m. at the Arts Council Gallery on Corry Street, where Scott will also do a printmaking demonstration. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)Once a year, near the time of the autumn equinox, Harold and Jonatha Wright put on black clothes, and tell gruesome stories that drew people in, curdle their blood, and chill them to the bone.

  •   Artist Studio Tour this weekend

    The Cliff Street home of Beth Holyoke, above, will be one of seven locations in this weekend's Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour, which takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Holyoke will display her original clay sculptures.The 14th Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour takes place this weekend, Oct. 18 and 19, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.

  •   Artists tell their own stories on Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour

    THUMB_ArtsWant to hear how stained glass is assembled, what a soda kiln is, or how a screenprinting machine makes T-shirts? The annual Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour and Sale is one way to learn about the art-making process from local artists themselves.

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  •   Crowds blow in for fall Street Fair

    Liz McCurdy drew kids and adults alike into her HooperGurl booth at Saturday's fair.Fall Street Fair 2014: Music, food trucks, dancing, face painting, crafts, merchandise, children, strollers, wheelchairs, tent city, stellar spray painting, information, Miami Township Fire-Rescue, alpacas, jewelry, costumes, corndogs, French fries, ice cream, croquettes, bicycles, beds, acrobats, huggers, open carry demonstrators, peace demonstrators, police, beer garden, hoola hooping, red and orange trees, full-bodied fall fun.   […]

  •   Calling on dance to fight Parkinson’s

    Each Wednesday at the Senior Center, dance instructor Jill Becker, third from left, works with Paul Graham, second from left, and Kim Korkan, right, who both suffer from Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that causes gradual loss of muscular control and can lead to depression and dementia in its advanced stages. A regular regimen of exercise has been shown to strengthen muscles, improve mobility and have a positive effect on mood. (Photo by Jenn Wheeler)Every Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m., Jill Becker, a local dance instructor, meets with a small group of people at the Yellow Springs Senior Center to lead a dance class intended to help participants manage the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

  •   Pancake breakfast during Street Fair

    PancakesThe Senior Center will hold its first ever Street Fair Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 11 along with their annual bake sale!

Government (archives)

  •   Issue 2 seeks library stability

    THUMB_LibraryOn Nov. 4, voters will find on the ballot Issue 2, the library levy.

  •   Yellow Springs spends over income

    THUMB_GovernmentOn Oct. 6 Village Council began its annual series of budget planning workshops with a sober look at the second year of deficit spending in the general fund.

  •   Interim Yellow Springs police chief a former major

    Dave Hale is the Interim Yellow Springs Police Chief who succeeded Anthony Pettiford last week and expects to be replaced by a permanent chief sometime in November. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)After just a few days on the job, Yellow Springs Interim Police Chief Dave Hale can see that the YSPD is an “established, well-run department,” he said in an interview last week. During the two months or so he expects to be here, he intends to keep it that way.

Obituaries (archives)

  •   Kenneth R. Dillon

    102314_DillonKenneth R. Dillon, of Yellow Springs, 85, passed away Friday, Oct. 17, at Dayspring of Miami Valley. He was born Oct. 6, 1929, in Lawrence County, Ohio, at the Handley Place on John’s Creek. He was the son of the late John L. Dillon Sr. and the late E. Nellie (Malone) Dillon. Ken graduated from […]

  •   Mary Julia Alexander

    ObituaryMary Julia (Adams), Alexander, 77, passed away October 1, 2014. Mary, daughter of Ivanora (Howard) and Richard Adams, was born April 25, 1937 in Xenia, OH.

  •   Philip Rothman

    Phillip RothmanPhilip Rothman passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 6, three weeks shy of his 93rd birthday.

Higher Education (archives)

  •   Antioch College ‘needs more’

    THUMB_HigherEdAntioch College President Mark Roosevelt summarized the significant challenges involved in remaking the college, now at the start of its fourth year of operation: “You can see it from here, but it’s still just slightly out of reach.”

  •   Last Antioch College class enters on Horace’s tab

    The 71 students in the Antioch College incoming class moved into their dorm rooms last week. Above, new student Esmé Westerlund of Nantucket, Mass., moves in with the help of her father, Ron. Classes began Tuesday. (Photo by Megan Bachman)The incoming class at Antioch College may be more diverse, more international and more committed to saving the world than the three classes above them.

  •   Antioch College Farm sprouts power

    Antioch students David Schopmeyer, left, and Alex Rolland work on the college’s new solar array. (Photo by Megan Bachman)A one-megawatt solar farm recently popped up at Antioch College along Corry Street as part of the college’s plan to become carbon neutral.

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