Articles From March 2011

  • Fall Street Fair: festing in the fall

    This fall the Yellow Springs Street Fair will be held downtown on Saturday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., with the Music Festival and Beer Garden, at the Bryan Community Center, running from noon to 7 p.m.

  • Council, village to interview finalists for manager post

    The search process for a new Village manager is moving along as scheduled, and in the coming weeks, villagers will have a chance to hear from the top three candidates firsthand. Last month Village Council narrowed 42 applications for the position down to three finalists…

  • Winterizing, shutdown of campus to end by November

    The winterization and shutdown processes at the Antioch College campus will be completed by approximately Nov. 1, according to Antioch University Chief Financial Officer Tom Faecke last week.

  • Tales of working the knight shift

    Ohio Renaissance Festival performers (clockwise from left) Jonathan Crocker, David Woolley, David Epley, Rob Williams, and Douglas Mumaw (kneeling) traditionally meet at Dino’s Cappuccinos on Saturday morning before heading out to Harveysburg for a weekend of juggling, sword-fighting, and general mucking about. The festival runs Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 19, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine.

    David Woolley, Douglas Mumaw, and Rob Williams are guests of our humble shire for seven weeks while they perform at the Ohio Renaissance Festival, which began Labor Day weekend and extends through Oct. 19. The festival is located in Harveysburg, Ohio, and runs Saturdays and Sundays, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine.

  • Chamber representatives visit Texas to court BRAC workers

    Karen Wintrow of the Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce and Mark Crockett of Community Resources traveled to San Antonio, Texas, last week to meet with Air Force employees who may relocate to the Dayton area through BRAC.

    When Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Karen Wintrow learned that the Dayton Development Coalition, or DDC, was considering a trip to San Antonio, Texas, to try to convince residents whose jobs were being moved to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to move to the region, she decided to get aggressive.

  • Almost pro football game

    The Miami Valley Warriors will battle the Mercer County Cougars in exciting “semi-pro” football action. The game is set for Saturday, Oct. 4, at Yellow Springs High School and will begin at 7 p.m.

  • Bulldog Sports Roundup

    Joe Fugate kicked the extra point for the Bulldogs with Allen Cox holding on Friday, Sept. 26, as Yellow Springs struggled and lost 55–23 against the Waynesfield Goshen Tigers.

    Last Saturday, Sept. 27, the YSHS boys soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to seven games with a 7–0 victory over the Newton Indians. The Bulldogs are now 5–0–2 in their last seven games, 7–3–3 overall.

  • Shelbert Smith

    L. Shelbert Smith of Yellow Springs passed away Sept. 29 in Springfield Regional Medical Center. He was 87. In honor of his request, there will be no service.

  • Lawrence Abrams

    Lawrence Abrams

    Lawrence J. Abrams, Sr., died suddenly on Sept. 27 at Greene Memorial Hospital. He was 79.

  • Jordis Ruhl

    Jordis Ruhl

    Jordis Ruhl died Monday, Sept. 22, at Friends Care Center. She was 51.

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