Articles From March 2011

  • Spring has sprung; the Fling has flung

    Last Friday’s Third Friday Fling in the Springs brought loads of people downtown for shopping, visiting, music and a good time. Above, Tyron Peterson gives a free ride on the carriage owned by B&B Carriage.

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  • It takes a village to raise a ‘Roof’

    The Yellow Springs High School/McKinney School production of Fiddler on the Roof opens this Friday, April 25, at 8 p.m. at the Mills Lawn gym. Pictured are the play’s principal actors, front row from left, Miriam Barcus, Élan Orr, Meg Hild, Elliot Cromer, Adam Zaremsky and Zeb Reichert. Back row from left are Peter Keahey, Lara Donnelly, Max Fleishman, Zane Reichert and Kevin Mayer.

    Randomly select anyone from the extensive list of participants — parents, students, staff, store owners, volunteers and professionals — who contributed to this year’s Yellow Springs High School spring musical, Fiddler On the Roof…

  • New space first step in arts plan

    The Yellow Springs Arts Council found its first home this spring in a one-room perch over Design Sleep at 108 Dayton Street, a space provided by funds from the Yellow Springs Center for the Arts Steering Committee.

  • A record year for YSI Inc.

    YSI Incorporated had a record year in 2007, posting a top-line revenue growth of 15 percent, to nearly $73 million, and a 40 percent increase in profits, said President and CEO Rick Omlor at the company’s annual shareholders meeting…

  • WYSO fate sparks concerns

    In recent weeks concerns have heightened among supporters of WYSO Public Radio that Antioch University intends to sell the radio station, and a statement by university leaders that they plan to keep the station has not been convincing, according to several radio activists.

  • Bulldog Sports

    Olivia Chen made short work of the first singles match against Cedarville on Monday, April 7, and took the first of four matches Yellow Springs won to seize the day against the Indians.

    Yellow Springs High School’s co-ed tennis team won all three matches last week, flattening Cedarville 5–0 on Wednesday, April 16, beating Waynesville 3–2 the following day, and finally knocking out Northridge 4–1 on Monday, April 21.

  • Soccer Inc. camps to start in June

    Yellow Springs Soccer Inc. (YSSI) will host summer soccer camps during the week of June 16–20 for kids in Yellow Springs and surrounding areas. This will be the third year for these locally held soccer camps.

  • Gwyneth Ishihara

    Gwyneth B. (Jones) Ishihara of Yellow Springs died Tuesday, April 8. She was 80. She was born Nov. 16, 1927, a daughter of Tudor and Lily Jones in Kobe, Japan.

  • Harold Blackwell

    Harold Blackwell

    Harold Benson-Jerry (Pikey) Blackwell Sr., Yellow Springs, died on Thursday, April 17, in Community Hospital, Springfield, Ohio. He was 81.

  • Banners fly high once again

    2008 Banner Festival

    Just when you think you’ve reached your limit of gray skies and brown grass, a bright spot of color appears in the shape of…a five-foot tall blue bug? a purple horse? a majestic macaw?