Articles From March 2011

  • University threatens action against ‘Antioch Confidential’

    An Antioch University attorney last week threatened legal action against a local man for publishing confidential documents from Antioch University board meetings on a Web site that aims to promote transparency regarding university decisions about Antioch College.

  • Spring recreational soccer to begin

    The Yellow Springs recreational soccer program will begin its spring season on Saturday, April 5. Players who participated in the fall season will remain on the same teams. Coaches will contact the players for practice prior to the start of the season.

  • YS runners earn all-American status

    2008 All-American Track & Field Team; Jake GunderKline at far right.

    Two Yellow Springs athletes earned honors over the past two weekends at the national championships for their schools. This past weekend Yellow Springs High School junior Jake GunderKline finished sixth overall out of the 11 finalists in the one-mile race walk…

  • Richard Ward

    Richard “Rick” Ward, of Xenia, a former Yellow Springs resident, died Monday, March 10, at Hospice of Dayton, where he had been a patient since March 4. He was 47. He was born Oct. 28, 1960, in Xenia, the son of Johnathan and Sandra (Maxwell) Ward.

  • Marianne Marshall

    Marianne (Hoerner) Marshall, of Lewisburg, died on Valentine’s Day in Friends Care Community in Yellow Springs. She was age 94. She was surrounded by family, friends and caretakers.

  • Helen Eschliman

    Helen Eschliman

    Helen Elizabeth Eschliman, beloved wife and mother, handwork artisan and philanthropist, died peacefully at Ruleme Center on Saturday, March 8. She was 84. Helen was born in Dover, Ohio, on New Year’s Day 1925.

  • Getting plowed is serious business with the road crew guys

    Village Road Superintendent Dave Conley, center, with his plowing crew Jason Hamby, left, and Kent Harding as the plowing season nears an end.

    While meteorologists have been reporting above average snow fall this winter, the guys in the snowplowing trenches in the village and Miami Township keep seeing a bleary-eyed vision of the theme they’ve dealt with all year: more snow, more salt, more man-hours.

  • ‘News’ wins top newspaper prize

    The Yellow Springs News was named the top newspaper in its class recently at the annual Osmond C. Hooper Newspaper Show, the annual competition among Ohio weekly newspapers. The contest took place Feb. 14 in Columbus as part of the annual Ohio Newspaper Association annual convention.

  • Regenesis aims for distinct local identity

    In order to move forward, according to Regenesis consultant Ben Haggard, a community must look back and let its ecological and cultural identity inform its goals for the future. For the Rio Vicente neighborhood of Silver City, N.M., that meant recognizing its artistic heritage…

  • Faculty refiles lawsuit to keep college open and assets safe

    On Tuesday, March 11, faculty members of Antioch College announced that they have refiled their lawsuit against Antioch University. The suit seeks a permanent injunction against the university’s board of trustees in the Greene County Common Pleas Court.

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