The remnants of two old ash trees killed by the emerald ash borer were felled Oct. 8. (Photos by Matt Minde)

The remnants of two old ash trees killed by the emerald ash borer were felled Oct. 8. (Photos by Matt Minde)

Ashes to ashes

Two longtime watchers over the comings and goings of over a century and a half of Yellow Springs and have been felled.

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Arts (archives)

  •   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.

  •   Crime author ferrets out her plots

    Local crime fiction author Cyndi Pauwels recently released her first fiction book, ‘Forty & Out,’ through Deadly Writes Publishing. Pauwels will read and sign books at Epic Book Shop at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, and present at the Yellow Springs Community Library at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, to kick off National Novel Writing Month. (Photo by Megan Bachman)While Cynthia Pauuwel's new crime mystery “Forty & Out” is based around a morbid concept, it’s really the story of the female detective out to find the killer while balancing police politics, a clingy almost-ex-husband and a family rift.

Village Schools (archives)

  •   Children get a choice at Montessori school

    Edward and Melanie Ricart started the Yellow Springs Children’s Montessori Cooperative three years ago, which this fall moved into the Sontag-Fels building at Antioch College. There are 19 students between ages 2 and a half to 6 in the program, which is currently full but open to observations and waiting list additions. (Photo by Megan Bachman)It's a school without teachers, a place where the children teach themselves. What sounds radical is a concept developed by Dr. Maria Montessori more than 100 years ago and now in use in more than 7,000 schools around the world.

  •   Mills Lawn students walk and roll to school

    THUMB_SchoolsFor Walk to School Day last Wednesday, Mills Lawn Students were encouraged to get themselves to school under their own power.

  •   Families weigh pros, cons of school testing

    THUMB_SchoolsSince national and state education leaders began revising standardized testing requirements that will more than double the hours and days students will spend testing from last year to this year, parents have been asking questions.

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  •   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.

  •   Mayor’s Court being used less

    THUMB_Governmentover the past five years, the use of the local Mayor's Court has declined to less than half the cases it was handling five years ago.

  •   Families weigh pros, cons of school testing

    THUMB_SchoolsSince national and state education leaders began revising standardized testing requirements that will more than double the hours and days students will spend testing from last year to this year, parents have been asking questions.

Obituaries (archives)

  •   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.

  •   Mary Caroline (Lowery) Peterson

    Mary PetersonMary Peterson, of Yellow Springs, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 27. She passed at home with family members at her side.

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