Articles From March 2011

  • Residents question Cemex standards

    In a panel discussion held Thursday night, Aug. 27, and organized by Village Environmental Commission to clarify Cemex’s plans to test burn tires as a partial fuel for the cement plant down the road, the clearest thing that emerged from the panel discussion was the distrust for Cemex among residents of Yellow Springs.

  • Walnut St. repair ends soon

    Local drivers should be able to stop dodging trucks and orange barrels soon, as the roadwork on Walnut and Elm Streets is expected to be completed by the end of this week, according to Village Assistant Planner Ed Amrhein.

  • New book profiles Walter Anderson

    Local author Joan Horn will read from her recently published work, ‘Playing on All the Keys: The Life of Walter F. Anderson’ on Monday, Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at Curves of Yellow Springs, 506 High St., and on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 5 p.m. at Epic Book Shop, 118 Dayton St.

    Writers employ a wide variety of techniques to help them stay on task, such as scheduling a set time each day for writing or writing about writer’s block. For first-time author Joan Horn, the pressure to work on her book came from a technique not typically found in a writer’s guide.

  • Bulldog Sports Roundup

    The YSHS girls soccer team won one and lost one last week. Beginning on Tuesday, Aug. 26, Yellow Springs evinced a 2–0 victory over Tri-County North, but lost to Sidney Lehman 7–0 on Saturday, Aug. 30, to put the team at 3–1 for the season.

  • Jeanne Rice

    Jeanne (Adams) Rice died on Aug. 28 in Dayton. She was 85. Before her death, she wrote: “With much appreciation to my many thoughtful friends, and to my loving and dedicated family who have made my life so special.”

  • Velma Duvall

    Velma R. Duvall died on July 30 at the age of 90. Her family invites villagers to a memorial service to celebrate her life on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 1 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 314 Xenia Avenue.

  • Monica Freeman

    Monica P. Freeman, of Yellow Springs, died on Sunday, August 31. She was 41. Born Oct. 7, 1966, in Newport News, Va., she was a graduate of Norfolk State University and Old Dominion University.

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