Articles From March 2011

  • Efforts at independence for Antioch College move ahead

    Efforts to create an independent Antioch College moved forward last week with a resolution issued jointly by the college alumni board and Antioch University Board of Trustees that charged a task force to prepare a letter of intent for college independence as soon as possible.

  • Football workouts begin

    Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School football conditioning for the 2008 season will begin on Thursday, July 24, at 5 p.m., at the practice field located behind the high school. Players should wear tennis shoes, shorts and t-shirts.

  • Grinding rails, tunes at park benefit

    Anthony Colletti of Springfield was recently seen practicing his moves at the Yellow Springs Skate Park. A Skate-Music Fest will take place this Sunday, July 27, from 3 to 9 p.m. at the park to raise money. Six bands will play at the event.

    Once viewed as a subculture of miscreants and thugs, skateboarding has come a long way. The proliferation of elaborately designed and well-used public skate parks, indoor and outdoor, nationally and internationally, has redeemed the skateboarder’s reputation and the sport overall.

  • Indians follow Pirate lead in minors

    While the Pirates still dominate league standings, the Indians have reclaimed second place by overtaking the Yankees to start the final week of the season.

  • Meet our promising future at t-ball

    A couple of years back, Steffi Cooper, 8, was distressed about our races to the outfield and back at the beginning and ending of the evening. “Someone always loses,” she said.

  • Charles Theodore Christophe(r)

    Charles Theodore Christophe(r)

    Charles Theodore Christophe(r) of Yellow Springs died on July 13. He was 90. He was born on July 28, 1917, in Montrose, La., the son of Willie George and Teresa (Mullon) Christophe(r), who were cotton farmers.

  • Grown up kids give back at YSKP

    Lilli Rudolph and Joshua Seitz practice with stage makeup.

    The room is filled with shouts and “ooofs!” and the sound of punches making contact. One young girl tries to strangle a boy twice her size while a boy who has just been kicked in the stomach, groans and rolls over onto his side. A girl two feet away aims a powerful punch at another boy’s jaw.

  • Gellman-Danley to leave Antioch McGregor, join OBR

    Antioch University McGregor President Barbara Gellman-Danley will leave her position in August to work for the Ohio Board of Regents, according to an Antioch University press statement released Tuesday.

  • No patio homes for Birch III

    At Village Planning Commission’s meeting Monday, July 14, Birch III developer Mark Bertke requested feedback on an idea to build attached multiplex homes in the partially developed neighborhood on the south end of town.

  • Glen reaches out for support

    Trailside Museum staffers Anne Marie Long and Geno Luketic’s mission is to help visitors to know and love the Glen, as well as to protect the preserve and its vulnerable ecology. The museum’s summer hours are from 1 to 7 p.m. Monday–Thursday, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. on Friday, and 9 a.m.–8 p.m. Saturday–Sunday.

    Fear of snakes is common, but visitors who have held gentle Pepper, the black rat snake who resides at Glen Helen’s Trailside Museum, know that most local snakes are harmless.

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