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

MUCH TRAVELED and beloved 26' vintage (1973) Airstream/Argosy completely equipped. In need of some repair. Call for more information or to see. 937-767-0203.

2003 HONDA ACCORD 4-door sedan V-6, loaded, looks, drives well. Recent brakes and two tires - I purchased from original owner. $4,975. 767-9290.

MILES ELECTRIC ZX40S 2007 car for sale, $3,000. Maximum speed 20 mph, 20 miles per charge, drives similar to enclosed golf cart. Call or text 937-371-3871.


YARD/GARAGE SALES | (back to top)

GIFFORD-KENNEDY yard sale extravaganza Friday, May 1, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, May 2, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Great stuff: art, antiques, primitives, oddities, one-of-kind and every day stuff. 1201 Xenia Ave. weather permitting!

JOHN BRYAN CENTER Community Yard Sale, Part 2. Saturday, May 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the gym and on the lawn. Rent a table and sell your treasures. Tables for pre-sale for 5$ or 8$ the day of. All proceeds to benefit the John Bryan Youth Center. Contact Samantha at 767-7209 or email [email protected] with questions or to reserve a table.

GREAT STUFF YARD SALE, May 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Glen Helen parking lot. Bring us your resaleable stuff May 1. Among surprises galore: vintage Glen Helen map, wood-fired water heater (new), vinyl records, children items, small sailboat.

CEDARVILLE MOVING SALE: 208 Bridge St., off U.S. 72. Watch for signs. Furniture, decor, vintage, framed pictures, lawn furniture, jewelry, some new items. Saturday, April 25, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

DOWNSIZING - 40 years of YS living. Saturday, April 25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. only. 140 Glen St. Park on Corry Street.  


ITEMS FOR SALE | (back to top)

RAFFLE TO BENEFIT the John Bryan Youth Room. Goodies and gifts from local businesses worth over $300. Raffle tickets are $5 each, 3 for $10 or 6 for $20 and winner gets the whole basket! Contact Samantha at 767-7209 or come by the Community Yard Sale on May 9 at the John Bryan Center from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

3 HEAVY ADJUSTABLE metal shelving units, 7 feet tall, 4 feet wide, 22 inches deep. $35 each. All for $90. 767-9290.

FOR SALE - SunQuest Pro 24 (24 bulb) tanning bed. Requires 220 outlet. Buck Booster included with sale. $950. 937-215-7165.

"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 website at ysnews.com .


RETAIL | (back to top)

THE YELLOW SPRINGS Farmers' Market in Kings Yard is back in business now with your favorite vendors including Blue Oven Bakery, Peach Mountain, Morning Sun Farms and more. Hours are Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon, April only. Like us on Facebook for more information.


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FREE OFFERS | (back to top)

COME ENJOY a chamber music concert by three local ensembles on Saturday, May 2 at 4 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. Sponsored by YSYOA woodwinds and celli. Free!

MOVED HERE RECENTLY? Come to the Yellow Springs News office at 253-1/2 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)

TECUMSEH LAND TRUST is seeking vacation homeowners interested in donating an overnight, weekend or week-long stay as an auction item for TLT's 11th annual Harvest Auction, Sept. 18, at the Hollenbeck Bayley Conference Center in Springfield. The event is TLT's biggest fundraiser and supports the nonprofit's mission of preserving local land for future generations. For more information, call 937-767-9490 or email [email protected] .


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

I WANT TO RENT an efficiency apartment in the Yellow Springs area. I might also be interested in sharing an apartment with another person. I have a dog that would accompany me. He is a small dachshund (not aggressive) who is house broken. I am a non-smoker and I do not party. References available. Please contact me at the following number. 937-520-2624.

WANTED TO RENT: Garage or workshop space for private/semi-private artist work space. [email protected] or 513-885-5723.

HI, COMMUNITY!  Small family seeks large home for long-term lease. Looking for three plus bedrooms and 1 1/2 plus baths in the village. Flexible move time. Text or call me at 937-219-4154.


FOR RENT | (back to top)

FINISHED BASEMENT for rent. Furnished, all utilities paid. Garage and patio. Pet-free building. $1,200 per month. 513-325-3098.

FURNISHED ONE-BEDROOM apartment for three to six months. Includes screened-in porch, cable, WiFi and utilities. Smoke- and drug-free building. In town. $625 plus security deposit. 937-760-7715.

NEAR ANTIOCH WELLNESS CENTER. One-floor furnished ranch house. Shady green street and yard. Living room, year-round dining porch, TV room, small office, two bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. Owner returns once yearly in tenants' absence. $1,250 per month. Lease, security, utilities. Call Mark Partee, 767-7406.

SEEKING TENANT for one-bedroom pet- and smoke-free second floor apartment. Newly painted. Available now. All utilities furnished except electricity. Rent is $515 per month plus $515 security depost and $15 fee for background check. Contact allenbrown1958@yahoo. com.

OFFICE OR ART STUDIO - Union School House; two 12'x18' rooms, one first floor, one second floor with wood floor, both with large windows and high ceilings, each $260. Call Jonathan at 344-0626.

3 BR, 2 bath, river setting but yard can flood. Custom kitchen and sauna, lg workshop. $1100/mo plus deposit. Between YS and Xenia. 937-409-4137 or email [email protected] .

FOR RENT: Commercial property in the center of Yellow Springs directly on Xenia Avenue. If interested contact 937-657-4541.

CLEAN EFFICIENCY located on second floor overlooking Dayton Street. Pet- and smoke-free building. Available now. $420/month plus utilities. 937-684-2366.

NICE HOUSE on West Jackson Road. Four bedrooms, two baths, huge family room, smoke- and pet-free building. 937-324-3606.

VARIOUS OFFICE options available in 716 Xenia Ave. at the Professional Building. One-, two- and three-room suites - all utilities paid. 767-9290.

FOR RENT: Flexible business/production/retail space - Kings Yard. 1,534 square feet. Concrete floor. All utilities furnished except electric. Good light, private parking. Call 767-9290.

TOWNHOUSE APARTMENTS for rent, Hawthorne Place: one-bedroom, $535; two-bedroom, $635; three-bedroom, $735; plus utilities. Laundry facilities on site. 937-324-3606.


REAL ESTATE FOR SALE | (back to top)

HOME FOR SALE: Beautiful, spacious four bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths on quiet cul-de-sac six-tenth of a mile from downtown. Move-in ready. Fenced yard. Two-car garage. 300k. Search Dayton MLS for 335 Kingsfield Court, call 937-853-6897 or email [email protected] .


EMPLOYMENT | (back to top)

I NEED A PERSON to do clothes ironing. I will bring the ironing to you and pick up. I will pay in cash. Not sure of the rate but it will be generous and fair to the person doing the work. Please call 937-532-3267 or text if interested.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Help a dedicated team put out an award-winning independent weekly newspaper. Need backup coverage Mondays and Tuesdays on an on-call basis. Familiarity with Macintosh, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop a big plus. Respond to the Yellow Springs News, 767-7373 or email [email protected] .

I AM AN ADMINISTRATIVE assistant with over three years experience looking for a new full-time employment opportunity is the Yellow Springs community. My name is Ciera Wilson and I can be reached at 937-572-4371. I can provide a resume at your request.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR sought to lead board and staff in rebuilding the Yellow Springs Community Children's Center. Competencies in facilities and staff management, non-profit administration, budgeting and public outreach are vital. Send resume to 320 Corry St., Yellow Springs, Ohio, 45387 or [email protected] . Please find complete job description at www.YSCCC@org. Applications close April 30.

STUDY HALL AIDE posting for the 2015-2016 school year. Yellow Springs Schools is accepting applications for a study hall aide for McKinney Middle School for the 2015-2016 school year. Information and instructions on submission of a complete application are on the district website at www.ysschools.org . Deadline: April 30.


VOLUNTEER | (back to top)

WANT TO VOLUNTEER? NAMI YS is seeking someone 55-years-old or older to provide transportation for group members to and from support groups each Wednesday; arrival at 6:30 p.m. and departure at 8 p.m. Pickups in Xenia and Fairborn. Reimbursed 20 cents per mile. [email protected] .


SERVICES AVAILABLE | (back to top)

DON'T TURN YOUR ash logs into firewood, turn them into useable boards. Contact Rich at Little Miami Hardwoods. 603-9770.

LOCAL CUSTOM wood milling, portable and on our site. Contact Richard or Ben Silliman at 937-603-9770.

PROOFREADER/TECHNICAL WRITER available for short- or long-term projects. Sliding scale. References. Amy Achor, 767-7986.

IT'S TIME to conquer your clutter. Call Simplicity for help organizing closets, basements and garages, and responsibly disposing of items you no longer use. Compassionate and confidential. 389-2030.

OHIO HOME & LANDSCAPE COMPANY offers property maintenance, landscaping and general construction services for residential and commercial properties. We also sell bulk mulch and topsoil for delivery or pick-up. Call 937-697-1750 for your free estimate!

H.E.R. SERVICES - Cleaning, house/pet sitting. Excellent local references, reasonable rates. Eight years experience in Greene County. Call 937-270-0490.

LANDSCAPE SERVICES - Lawn mowing. Tree removal, pruning, fences cleared of vines and unwanted trees. Brush hauled away. Call Funderburg, 937-215-8447 or 767-7524.

LANDSCAPE AND GROUNDS CARE. Regular and occasional. Mowing, trimming, tilling, planting, hardscape installation, fences put up, gutters cleaned, total property clean ups, hauling and many other outdoor services. Knowledgeable, capable, all-local workers. 767-2729. Thor and Friends.

ED'S HANDYMAN SERVICE. Live locally, references, affordable. Siding, repairs, woodwork, windows, hauling, doors, gutters, cleanouts, awnings, plumbing, bathroom work. 937-244-7051.

FOX TROT SERVICES - Lawn care, snow removal, consulting services. Local, reliable, affordable and professional. Contact Kelley Fox, retired Public Works superintendent, at 767-7495, 937-926-9007 or [email protected] .

VISH'S EARTHSCAPING: Mulch, hedge trimming, hauling, gravel, pruning, tilling, gardening, home repairs, painting, much more, reasonable rates. Local. Viswapal. 937-450-2129.

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

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

HAIR CUTS AND COLOR: Michael James Hair Salon. 502 S. High St. Flexible hours seven days a week. 937-581-0746.

NEIL DOG TRAINING ("evolving" 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 [email protected] . Free evaluation. Reasonable rates - sliding scale.

APPLIANCE REPAIR: Robbins Appliance Repair, repairing most name brand appliances since 1982. For service, call 766-2764.

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


FINANCIAL SERVICES | (back to top)

YS CREDIT UNION - A trusted and resilient Yellow Springs institution for 64 years. Join now and save money. 937-767-7377. www.yscu.org .


CHILD CARE | (back to top)

HERON BERRY HILL FARM SCHOOL has openings for summer program and fall school. Summer is less structured, outdoor games, animal care, crafts, cooking, water fun, etc. Tutoring available if desired. School year is Montessori for infants, toddlers, preschool or elementary home school, plus all of the above. 937-768-0923 or [email protected] .


LOST AND FOUND | (back to top)

LOST SILVER RING with green stone on Monday, April 6. If found, please call 937-306-8536. Great sentimental value!


INSTRUCTION | (back to top)

THE ANTIOCH SCHOOL NURSERY serving children 3 1/2 to 5-years-of-age, has a limited number of full- or half-day openings for the 2015-2016 school year. Financial aid is available for qualifying families. Please contact 767-7642 for additional information. www.antiochschool.org .

IS YOUR FIVE-YEAR-OLD ready for a kindergarten experience but will miss the August 1 birth date requirement? Antioch School has a limited number of full- or half-day openings for the 2015-2016 school year for its developmentally appropriate kindergarten serving young five- through six-year-olds. Financial aid is available for qualifying families. Please contact 767-7642 for additional information. www.antiochschool.org .  

THE ANTIOCH SCHOOL NURSERY serving children 3 1/2 to 5-years-of-age, has a limited number of full- or half-day openings for the 2015-2016 school year. Financial aid is available for qualifying families. Please contact 767-7642 for additional information. www.antiochschool.org .

MAKE FRIENDS, make music this summer at Friends Music Camp at Barnesville, Ohio. Ages 10-18, July 5-Aug. 3. Information and application material online at friendsmusiccamp.org . Brochures and DVDs at Yellow Springs News office. Or call 767-1311.

DANCING WITH PARKINSON'S disease in Yellow Springs meets 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 [email protected] .


EVENTS | (back to top)

COME ENJOY a chamber music concert by three local ensembles on Saturday, May 2 at 4 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. Sponsored by YSYOA woodwinds and celli. Free!

SPEND "A FUN DAY ON THE FARM with Tecumseh Land Trust and the YS Kids Playhouse! Join us Sunday, May 10, from 3-6 p.m., in the Whitehall Farmyard, 4627 U.S. 68 North. $10 per family and $5 for individuals. We've got games, food, horse drawn wagon rides and an historic farmyard tour - fun for the whole family! Call 767-9490 or go to www.tecumsehlandtrust.org for more information.

SQUISHY MAN LIVE! is coming to the Little Art Theatre on Thursday, May 14, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Sponsored by NAMI Yellow Springs, the evening celebrates "May is Mental Health Month". Everyone is guaranteed a dose of "laughter therapy"! Doors open at 7 p.m. and a donation of $10 is requested. For more information contact namigreenecounty.org or [email protected]

GREAT STUFF YARD SALE: May 2. Benefits Senior Center and Glen Helen. Deliver your unwanted treasures, artwork, jewelry, sports equipment and useable stuff on May 1, 1-5 p.m. to the Glen Helen parking lot, 405 Corry St.

LOOK AROUND ... someone you know is affected by mental illness. The National Alliance for Mental Illness has two free support groups in YS. NAMI Connection for people with mental illness meets each Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m. at the Bryan Center. The May 14 meeting for the Family Support group is Squishy Man Live! at the Little Art Theatre. Next regular meeting will be Thursday, June 11, 7-8:30 p.m. at the John Bryan Center. [email protected] or visit namigreenecounty.org .


MISCELLANEOUS | (back to top)

NEW VILLAGER seeking quality basketball, racquetball and tennis games for exercise. Summer mornings would be ideal. Email Gavin at [email protected] .

GATHER with friends in our lounge or patio spaces and grab a healthy snack from our snack bar. For more information about memberships, programming and giving opportunities visit our website: http://wellnesscenter.antiochcollege.org . 319-0100.

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 [email protected] .

CHECK OUT youtube.com/user/yellowspringsnews for over 50 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 ysnews.com and choose Subscribe to sign them up for the E-edition.


CARD OF THANKS | (back to top)

HEARTFELT THANKS to all who helped make the Mixed Mamas Ohio tour a resounding success: Aaron Saari, Amanda Cole, Amanda Egloff, Amy Harper, Birch Robinson-Hubbuch, Fernando Romero, G. Jahwara Giddings, John Gudgel, Kathy Burkland, Kevin McGruder, Kimberly Barrett, Lewis Wallace, Louise Smith, Niki Dakota, Pat Jones, Sterling Wiggins, Tim Krier, Zane Reichert, Zebedee Reichert, and so many others who may go unnamed, but are greatly appreciated nonetheless! And to the following community organizations and institutions for their generous support: Antioch College, Central State University Honors Program, First Presbyterian Church, Wright State University Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, WYSO-FM, YS Community Foundation, YS Human Relations Commission and the 365 Project. Thanks also goes to the many audience members who provided important feedback. Look for more explorations of the mixed race experience in the future! Jocelyn Robinson

MANY THANKS to Barbara K. for the gift of multiple bulbs of daffodils for the Friends Care Center gardens.-Marilyn Van Eaton


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