Articles From March 2011

  • ‘An evening of mirth and magic’ to benefit Riding Centre

    Internationally known magician David Williamson will perform on Saturday, April 26, at 2 and 7:30 p.m., at the Cedarville Opera House in a benefit for the opera house and the Riding Centre.

    It’s a profound experience to participate one-on-one in the sleight-of-hand act of a professional magician. You watch intently as he manipulates a set of coins, making them disappear and reappear with seamless precision.

  • Planners deny plans for Barr property

    At a well-attended meeting on Monday, April 14, Village Planning Commission voted 2–2 to recommend to Village Council that the Friends Care Community’s preliminary plans for senior apartments not be approved.

  • Glen likely to be preserved

    Negotiations about the fate of Antioch College this year have raised questions about the state of the assets associated with it, including Glen Helen. Questions such as what will happen to the land and the Glen’s education programs and who will ultimately lead the organization are still unclear…

  • University threatens Nonstop

    Antioch University last week threatened to take legal action against individual Antioch College faculty members who are involved in Nonstop Antioch unless the faculty members agree not to teach in a program that includes ‘Antioch’ in its title.

  • Antioch University plans to close Coretta Scott King Center

    Disappointment and hopefulness are the two conflicting feelings Dana Patterson, director of Antioch College’s Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom, has been carrying with her this year.

  • Bulldog Sports

    The YSHS baseball squad picked up two wins in two tries last week. Other games were rained out. Against Jefferson on Tuesday, April 8, the Bulldogs piled up 27 runs on just 9 hits as the Jefferson pitchers walked or hit 21 batters.

  • Gwyneth B. Ishihara

    Gwyneth B. Ishihara of Yellow Springs died Tuesday, April 8. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 27, in the First Presbyterian Church, Yellow Springs.

  • Betty O’Connor

    Betty Jean Bernat O’Connor R.N., B.S.N., died March 21, Good Friday evening. She was a graduate of St. Xavier School of Nursing and the University of Illinois, where she studied both nursing and theater, and worked as a nurse in pediatrics/critical care in Chicago and Los Angeles.

  • Forest K. Davis

    Forest K. Davis of Calais, Vt. died at his home after a short illness on Saturday, April 5. He was 90. Forest was born in Nashua, N.H., the son of Harold M. and Evangeline Foster Davis.

  • This Saturday, just park your car

    YSHS Seniors Julika Ruf, left, and Stephanie Broelingen, exchange students from Germany. On Saturday, April 12, their senior project idea will turn into reality with Car-Free Day.

    “There are so many cars!” That’s the first thing Stephanie Broelingen and Julika Ruf noticed about Yellow Springs when they arrived last fall to begin their senior year at Yellow Springs High School. Ruf says they both noticed the difference right away…

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