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Click on a category below to see this week’s listings.

FOR SALE: CARS, TRUCKS, ETC. | (back to top)

2004 FORD FOCUS – $2,200. Good condition, manual shift, brand new clutch, no air. Mileage, 127K. Please call Bob, 657-3653.

1999 DODGE RAM 1500. $1,200. Also, truck bed top, Toyota red, for long bed. 99″x67 1/2″. $375. 767-1776.

YARD/GARAGE SALES | (back to top)

YARD SALE: July 5, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 266 Northwood Dr ive. Printers, cordless phones, stuffed animals, floor jack, ceramic- coated pots, stainless steel pressure cookers, slide projector, more.

ITEMS FOR SALE | (back to top)

ATTENTION WOODWORKERS: For sale are Shopsmith Mark V; Shopsmith table extensions; Shopsmith dust collection system; Shopsmith 4” jointer; Shopsmith freestanding scroll saw; Shopsmith freestanding power station; Shopsmith freestanding accessory storage stand; many extra accessories included. Total investment approximately $7,000 plus. Asking $3,500 but will consider any offers. Call Dave at 937-313-3611 for more information.

DISCOUNT TICKETS for Superhuman Happiness! Get five tickets for $35, a savings of 30 percent! Also, YSKP has t-shirts! Shirts to celebrate our 20th season ($15) and shirts from most of our previous shows ($10) are available! Check out our selection at our summer show (July 10-20) or contact us at admin {at} yskp(.)org or 787-7800 to order.

SHARE MY GARDEN PRODUCE. Want fresh, chemical-free, locally grown produce, reasonably priced? I will deliver locally or you can pick up. Ready now: raspberries, green and yellow beans, Italian flat beans, herbs. Ready soon: peppers, Swiss chard, squash, melons, tomatoes, eggplant, cucumbers, garlic, elderberries, pears. Call 937-490-8155.

RIDING LAWN MOWER, Craftsman, 15hp, Briggs and Stratton engine, two mowing decks. $700. 767-1602.

FOR SALE: One sling-back bamboo chair (paid $75; asking $20); ’50s-style chair (best offer or free); IKEA ottoman (best offer or free). Call Sarah at 937- 319-6318 and leave message.

LOWEPRO FASTPACK 350 backpack. Holds camera, lens, widescreen laptop and storage for other gear. Light weight, water resistant, side-entry compartments for quickly grabbing equipment. Great for hiking. Red and black, used once. $80 obo. Call Suzanne at 360-9346.

HADDORF PIANO, baby grand. Nice condition. Made in Ohio. $900. 767-1776.

BUSINESSES in Yellow Springs! Spread the word about what you offer in the Guide to Yellow Springs. Advertising information:, advert {at} ysnews(.)com or 767-7373. Deadline is July 11.

“TWO HUNDRED YEARS of Yellow Springs”, including the legacy of Antioch College and written by the News staff, is available for $15 at the News office, Dark Star Books, Sam and Eddie’s Open Books, Town Drug or on our Web site at .

RETAIL | (back to top)

WAVELENGTH Salon & Spa, 937-767-9099, hair, facial, nails and massage, Aveda products.

PETS AND LIVESTOCK | (back to top)

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BARTER AND TRADE | (back to top)

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FREE OFFERS | (back to top)

GOOD QUALITY (I think it’s Hunter) free ceiling fan. All pieces included except globe. Faux-wood paddles and gold body.  Works great. Call 767-7627 to pick up.

FREE 33″-TUBE TV, very heavy, high definition digital. 818-0999.

MOVED HERE RECENTLY? Come to the Yellow Springs News office at 253 Xenia Ave., 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. We’ll sign you up for a three-month subscription to the News for free! There’s a welcome package for you, too.

MERCHANDISE WANTED | (back to top)

WANTED: Analog/digital TV converter and/or antennae. 767-1384.

HOUSING, ETC., WANTED | (back to top)

HOUSING SOUGHT: Easy going, employed villager with local references seeks tiny rental space starting September in or near town. Will consider Clifton, Enon, Hustead. Basement or garage apartment spaces okay. Can pay three to six months in advance. 937-212-8375; leave message.

QUIET, middle-aged man looking for a room to rent. I do not smoke, drink or use drugs. Excellent local references. Please call 319-6353.

FORMER LOCAL RESIDENT (and teenage son) seek housesitting or short-term rental from July 1 for one to four weeks, flexible. Non-smoking. Happy to care for pets and plants. Local references available. hollymariahudson {at} yahoo(.)com, 513-729-7110.

FOR RENT | (back to top)

UNFURNISHED THREE-bedroom home. One bath, living room, kitchen with electric stove, utility/laundry room and separate garage. $750/month and deposit. Call 767-2997 for details.

HOUSE FOR RENT:  $1,200/month  plus utilities, three bedrooms, 420 President St. Available July 20. Contact: tpconlon {at} yahoo(.)com .

LARGE, BEAUTIFUL, four-bedroom house, near college, $1,850 plus utilities. Also: studio cottage, $700, utilities included. Available in September. jay.rothman {at}

A BIG, BEAUTIFUL well-loved home awaits you at the northeast section of historic Omar Circle in Yellow Springs. The spacious layout includes new flooring, updated kitchen, three main-floor bedrooms, plus optional fourth bedroom in finished basement, three bathrooms and a two-car garage. $1,350 per month, plus utilities. Non-smoking building. Please contact Laura Ann Ellison or Mike Kelly, 767-1097, ellisonla {at} mindspring(.)com, mkelly241 {at} mindspring(.)com .

NICE HOUSE. 1,800-plus square feet. Great location along Clifton Gorge Nature Preserve(hear the river). Two bedrooms plus sitting room. One bath, double garage. $1,250 monthly. Text 513-331-0634.

OFFICE – 105 W. North College St. (Humanist Building). July 1. Good light, one side all glass, utilities furnished. $285. 767-9290.

HOUSE FOR RENT, newly remodeled. Two bedrooms, one bathroom, living room and kitchen with utility room. The house has newly installed vinyl flooring and carpeting with new cabinets installed in the kitchen. A new 96 percent efficient gas furnace with central air conditioning has been installed with a back up electric heating system. All major appliances are provided: electric kitchen stove, new refrigerator, washer and dryer. House is located on a large spacious lot and a half. Pet-free building. Available July 1. Call 248-978-3639 after 5 p.m.

PROFESSIONAL BUILDING, 716 Xenia Ave. Office available now, carpet, nice waiting area, ample parking, all utilities paid. $285. 767-9290.

TOWNHOUSE APARTMENTS for rent, Hawthorne Place: one-bedroom, $515; two-bedroom, $615; three-bedroom, $715; plus utilities. Laundry facilities on site. 937-324-3606.

REAL ESTATE FOR SALE | (back to top)

FOR SALE in Yellow Springs: One-acre parcel with storage building. Parcel address is 1133 Xenia Ave. and is located at the intersection of Xenia Avenue and Woodrow Street. Contact seller with your offer at 767-8717. Three percent commission for buyer’s agent.

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SERVICES AVAILABLE | (back to top)

LANDSCAPE, CLEAN UP AND MORE: Weeding, trimming bushes, hauling, mulching and edging. Reasonable prices. Call Scot at 937-525-9775.

PHOTO RESTORATION, graphic art and Web design services. Call Karen at 937-732-9440 or visit . Web, graphic and business solutions through technical artistry.

NOT ENOUGH HOURS in the week for even basic cleaning of your home? I have 19 years experience, references and will do the basic necessities. Bathrooms, dusting, floors. Call Bren at 825-2466 for free estimate.

OVERNIGHT pet sitting. Will care for mail, plants, etc. References available upon request. Leave message. 767-7837.

THE CONSTANT GARDENER: Design, maintenance, restoration. We are professional, knowledgeable and quite helpful. A small, locally owned business. 937-919-3821.

JOSHUA’S DETAILED PAINTING and general property maintenance. No job too small. Any job you can think of is done with a smile. Joshua Gannaway, 937-558-6034 or gannpjosh {at} gmail(.)com .

NEIL DOG TRAINING (certified professional trainer/retired special education teacher) will help you train your dog. If you are committed, I can help. Neil Silvert, 937-767-1991 or nsilvert1949 {at} gmail(.)com . Free evaluation. Reasonable rates – sliding scale.

LANDSCAPE SERVICES – Lawn mowing. Tree removal, pruning, fences cleared of vines and unwanted trees. Brush hauled away. Call Richard Funderburg, 937-215-8447 or 767-7433.

NEED A TYPIST? Experienced proofreader, editor or transcriptionist? Local references. Call Dee Sorrell at 937-767-8622.

COMPUTERS, APPLIANCES, iPods/iTouch, household, electrical/electronic, appliance repair and more. David Turner, retired engineer. 767-7849.

FINANCIAL SERVICES | (back to top)

FREE HOME buying/mortgage workshop, Wednesday, July 16, at YS Federal Credit Union, 217 Xenia Ave. Call 767-7377 for more information or to register.

CHILD CARE | (back to top)

PARENT’S NIGHT OUT – The YS Community Children’s Center announces a community-wide Parent’s Night Out taking place on the third Friday of each month. Looking for a romantic night out or the chance to enjoy an evening with friends? We can help! Held at YS Children’s Center, 310 Corry St., 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Dates are July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19 and Oct. 17. Cost is $25 for one child, $40 for two and $55 for three or more, ages 18 months to 12 years. Small teacher/child ratios. We are required to meet state regulations for staff/student ratios, so registration will close one week prior to the event. There will be a $10 non-refundable registration deposit to be deducted from total charge. We cannot accept any drop-ins. Please stop by or call the Children’s Center at 767-7236.

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INSTRUCTION | (back to top)

JOHN BRYAN Community Pottery Summer Classes – Basics of Wheel Throwing, Lynn Riewerts-Carine and Susan Finster, Thursdays, 6:30- 9 p.m., July 10-Aug. 28, $195; Wheel Thrown Raku Forms, Todd Hickerson, Mondays, 6:30-9 p.m., June 30- Aug. 1, $195; Second Saturday Family Workshop, Bigmouth Fish Soap Holder, July 12, 10-11:30 a.m., $7/person, all ages welcome.

EDUCATION IS NOT the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. -William Butler Yeats. Antioch School, 937-767-7642,

BACK TO SCHOOL Chess Camp – August 4-8 at the Emporium, 233 Xenia Ave., Yellow Springs. Novice/intermediate session (grade K-3), 12-2 p.m.; intermediate/advanced (grades 4-8), 2-4 p.m. A fun, chess-filled week of structured play and daily lectures on chess fundamentals, opening strategy and winning tips for tournament play. Class size limited to 12 students per session. Register online at .

THE ANTIOCH SCHOOL is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Financial aid is available for qualifying families. Please call 767-7642 for information or visit .

DANCING WITH PARKINSON’S disease in Yellow Springs will meet on Wednesdays from 2-2:45 p.m. at the YS Senior Center. The class is taught by Jill Becker. It is funded by the Tri-State Parkinson’s Wellness Chapter and is free to people with PD and their caregivers. For information, call 767-2646 or write jillbecker1 {at} gmail(.)com .

EVENTS | (back to top)

BACKYARD STEWARDS TOUR! Find out how to make your backyard pollinator friendly and decrease your carbon footprint. July 13, 1-5 p.m., meet at the Birch III neighborhood on Stewart Street. Hosted by TLT and four homeowners who will briefly explain how they designed their yard and the positive impacts it has had. Children’s activity available for each site. Visit for more information.

PEER-LED support groups are available. NAMI Connection is a group for people with mental illness, meeting each Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m. at the Bryan Center. NAMI Family is for family and friends of people with mental illness, meeting the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m. at the Senior Center. namiconnection.yellowsprings {at} yahoo(.)com or namifamily.yellowsprings {at} yahoo(.)com .

MISCELLANEOUS | (back to top)

WORK OUT in our fully equipped fitness space with state-of-the-art cardio and weight lifting equipment with walking track. For more information about memberships, programming, tours and giving opportunities visit our website: .

NONPROFITS in Yellow Springs! Spread the word about what you do in the Guide to Yellow Springs for free! Send in a description of your activities, contact person/s, phone, email and website address to ysnews {at} ysnews(.)com or mail to Guide Responses, PO Box 187, YS OH, 45387. Call 767-7373 if you have questions. Deadline is July 19.

YELLOW SPRINGS HOME, INC., a not-for-profit housing organization, is seeking bids on a new construction project to build a two-story 1,344-square-foot home in the 100 block of Cemetery Street in Yellow Springs, Ohio. To receive a bid package including plans and specs contact Chris Hall at 767-2790 or chris {at} yshome(.)org . To be considered, bids must be received by 3 p.m. Friday, July 11. Home, Inc. intends to award a contract to the lowest and best bidder, as determined by its Board of Directors. However, Home, Inc. reserves the right to waive irregularities and to reject any or all bids. The home is the first of four planned units to be developed as part of the Cemetery Street Project.

PLACE YOUR BUSINESS and/or organization where it will be seen – the award-winning 2014-2015 Guide to Yellow Springs. For more information, contact Robert Hasek or Suzanne Szempruch at 767-7373 or advert {at} ysnews(.)com .

CHRONIC PAIN SUPPORT GROUP – I recently moved to Yellow Springs and am very interested in starting a group for those living with chronic pain. Interested? Please call Christine at 513-417-5101.

WANT A COLOR AD? Too bad: the News is in black and white. But a pre-printed insert costs just a bit less than a dime per insert to distribute in the News. You design, print it in color – we’ll stuff it and get it to our readers. Call 767-7373 or email advert {at} ysnews(.)com .

CHECK OUT for nearly 40 feature videos of village art, education, music, sports, kiln firing, you name it. Go see it.

NEED A GIFT for someone special who lives out of town? If they’ve got an email address, they’ve got an inbox. That’s where the News will be every Thursday morning! Go to and choose Subscribe to sign them up for the E-edition.

CARD OF THANKS | (back to top)

THANKS SO MUCH to Tom Gray of Tom’s Market for providing the ingredients for root beer floats for the recent annual meeting of the Yellow Springs Senior Center. The floats were enjoyed by all on a hot summer day.-Karen Wolford

THANK YOU TO ALL the bakers of delectable delights who provided their goodies to be sold at the Street Fair benefiting the YS Senior Center. And thanks to Maria Wright and Suzanne Patterson for their organization of this bake sale event and to all the volunteers who helped. We are very thankful.-Yellow Springs Senior Center

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