Articles From March 2011

  • Stroll in the summer

    Above, Tyson Housh and Eliza Gilchrist adorned the sidewalk with colored chalk as Ryan Scott looked on. Below, Sara Zendlovitz painted rocks in front of the ChamberPot Gallery, Lily Kibblewhite danced to the Great Big Hoax bluegrass players.

    Copies of this and other photographs may be purchased from the Yellow Springs News; please contact us via e-mail at ysnews {at} ysnews(.)com or by phone, between 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Mon.–Fri. RELATED POSTS: Tiny Dancers Street Fair fare Feature photo: A mighty wind Feature photo: The blues and all that jazz Spring has […]

  • Interim manager observes potential in Yellow Springs

    John Weithofer began work as the interim Village manager last Thursday, June 19. He replaced Eric Swansen, who left this month after two and a half years with the Village.

    As interim Village manager, John Weithofer has observed a few things since he first came to the village three weeks ago. Yellow Springs is an ambitious village of 3,700 that provides services and tackles projects generally found in cities of 15,000 or more, he said.

  • Yellow Springs real estate—Market still strong, but some suffer

    As economists talk about the U.S. taking a dive toward recession, the housing sector in Yellow Springs, by many accounts, seems little impacted.

  • Energized alumni keep eyes on an independent college

    At their annual reunion in Yellow Springs last weekend, about 400 Antioch College alumni took steps to move ahead quickly to reach an agreement with the Antioch University Board of Trustees for an independent college.

  • Village gardens bloom with summer sights this Sunday

    The home of Krista Magaw and her daughter Anna Carlson is featured in this Sunday’s Summer Bloom and Bounty tour. The event, a fundraiser for the Antioch School, costs $10. Tickets may be purchased at Current Cuisine, Sam and Eddie’s Open Books, Greenleaf Gardens and Stutzman’s Garden Center.

    The flower names from the various gardens read like a class roster from Antioch School. In one “classroom” there is Veronica, Spiraea, Yarrow and Daylily along with the Hosta triplets — Janet, June and Francee.

  • Youth pick-up baseball league

    An informal youth pick-up baseball league has been organized for the summer. The target for the league is boys and girls 11–14 years.

  • Pirates still top the Minors

    The Pirates remain at the top of the Minor league standings after three weeks of play through Saturday, June 21, with a record of 5 – 1, despite taking their first loss last week at the hands of a talented Indians team, who is one game back at 3-1. The two teams met for the […]

  • Challenger soccer camp success, fun

    The Yellow Springs Soccer Inc. hosted third annual British Soccer Challenger Sports Soccer camp was a terrific success, according to organizer Lauren Miller. Sixty-one kids, mostly from the Yellow Springs area, improved their soccer skills by learning a variety of new techniques, enhancing those already known and having plenty of fun while doing it.  Five coaches from Great Britain led the week-long camp held at Yellow Springs High School. Mild summer temperatures without rain cooperated to set the stage for perfect conditions. The kids, ages 6 to 17, maintained their enthusiasm, energy and good sportsmanship throughout the entire week. The weather and the kids couldn’t have been better, Miller said. Pictured above are, from left, William Gregor, Rhona Marion, Jack Runyon, Eric Romohr and Calloway Skwerski.

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  • Russel H. Miller

    Russel H. Miller died on Saturday, June 28, in Mercy Hospital, Springfield. He was 88. He was born at home near Clifton on January 29, 1920, to Walter and Myrtle (Star) Miller.

  • Douglas Scott

    Douglas Scott

    Douglas Scott, born on the fourth of July, 1917, in Boston, Mass., died peacefully on Monday, June 23, in his home in Yellow Springs. He was 90 years old.

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