Articles From March 2011

  • ‘Gussie’ Nosker

    Augusta “Gussie” Nosker, age 86, a resident of Yellow Springs for 65 years, passed away Tuesday, March 4, at Trinity Retirement Community of Beavercreek. Gussie was raised in Birch River, West Virginia, then moved to Parkersburg to attend business college.

  • Native artifacts illustrate Glen Helen’s historic richness

    The completion of the Baldwin Artifact Collection of Native American projectile points and tools, such as those shown in Glen Helen Ecology Institute Director Nick Boutis’s hand, will be commemorated by two archaeologists speaking at the Glen Building on Wednesday and Thursday, March 12–13, at 7:30 p.m.

    The unveiling of a collection of ancient Native American points and tools donated to Glen Helen 20 years ago may not play like a riveting drama. But talk to natural historian Geoffrey Sea, and he might convince you of quite the opposite.

  • Antioch Co. sells bookplate division

    The Antioch Company officially sold the Antioch Publishing Company to an Indiana-based business last week. Antioch Publishing comprises about 5 percent of the Antioch Company’s total business and the sale will not have a big effect on the manufacturing operations in Yellow Springs…

  • ‘Antique Power’ chugs to 20

    Pat Ertel, owner of Ertel Publishing, is celebrating the 20th year of publication of Antique Power, a tractor collector’s magazine, at his offices in Yellow Springs.

    How does one go from being an aerospace engineer at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to the publisher of an antique tractor magazine? This is a question Patrick Ertel has been asked repeatedly over the last 19 years. But wait! It gets better.

  • Levy, Neuhardt, Sutton, Obama win

    Sharen Neuhardt

    On Election Day Yellow Springs voters came through for local schools, local candidates and Senator Barack Obama. The renewal permanent improvement levy for the Yellow Springs school district sailed to victory, unlike school levies in most Greene County towns that went down in defeat.

  • Alumni pledge to keep Antioch College going, independent

    The Antioch College Alumni Board came out fighting at last weekend’s meeting in Yellow Springs, throwing its collective weight — the group represents 18,000 college alumni — behind efforts to keep Antioch College open regardless of the outcome of the ongoing negotiations…

  • Bulldog Sports Roundup

    Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School celebrated the success and hard work of their athletes at the winter sports awards ceremony last week on Thursday, Feb. 28. Members from the girls and boys basketball and swimming teams and the cheerleading squads were honored.

  • Martha Derrick

    Martha J. “Marty” Derrick of Xenia died Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Greenewood Manor. She was 84. She was born March 31, 1923, in Yellow Springs, the daughter of Elias and Katie (Stull) Harness.

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