Articles From March 2011

  • Dorothy Clark memorial

    The community is invited to attend a celebration of the life of Dorothy J. Clark, who passed away Oct. 23. The event will occur Sunday, Dec. 14, 3–5 p.m., in the Westminster Hall of the First Presbyterian Church. Guests are invited to share anecdotes and other memories in her honor.

  • Frances Shaw

    Frances L. Shaw of Yellow Springs died Saturday, Dec. 6, in the Friends Care Center. She was 83. She was born in Xenia on Jan. 5, 1925, the daughter of Luther Smith and Anna Beatrice (Stivers) Hill.

  • Feature photo: Table for two…hundred?!

    Organizers of the Yellow Springs Community Thanksgiving dinner ran out of turkey when 250 villagers, about twice the number of people as came last year, showed up last Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church. But no matter — there was still plenty of food and everyone seemed to have a good time. Shown at the near end of the table are Tom Osborne and Susan Gartner, left, with Gayle Gyure and Anne Randolph, right.

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  • Get great goods, greater good locally

    Across the country last weekend, crowds of frenzied shoppers descended upon big box stores to find bargains for the holidays, standing in line overnight, pounding on doors, and then, at opening time, dashing down aisles to grab bargains.

  • Popular pick for WYSO

    The prayers of many WYSO supporters were answered this week when Antioch University hired long-time radio producer Neenah Ellis as general manager of its public radio station. Ellis replaces Paul Maassen, who left the station in March to be the general manager of a bigger public radio station in New Orleans.

  • YS Promise moves ahead

    What if someone told you that if your child goes through the Yellow Springs Schools, he or she will be eligible to receive a scholarship to attend college? Wouldn’t you want to move here and send your kids to school here?

  • Rwandans open up world for YS

    Teachers Fidele Havugimana and Tony Gasana, from left, back row; students Kelly Ngamije, Eugenia Uwamariya, front; and headmaster Brother Straton Malisaba, right, from Ecôle des Sciences secondary school in Byimana, Rwanda, are teaching and attending classes at YSHS for six weeks due to the efforts of retired Central State chemistry professor Al Schlueter.

    It was an ordinary night in the village. Traven was showing Tony — both Yellow Springs High School students — how to make Rice Crispy treats. Another student, Kelly, was doing homework alongside her brothers and sisters.

  • Having a ball

    Hard at work preparing for their new season to start, members of the Yellow Springs High School basketball teams are benefitting from two new pieces of practice equipment that may help produce some winners. The “gun”, left, is a ball hopper and server that helps players with shooting fundamentals, and the “dominator” sharpens boxing and rebounding skills, shown here with Raphael Allen. The equipment was purchased with donations from the Yellow Springs Community Foundation, the Miami Valley Warriors (a semi-professional football team that uses the YSHS field) and local resident Naomi Orme.

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  • Martha Riddle

    Martha Riddle

    Martha Adams McIntyre Riddle, a former Yellow Springs resident and member of Central Chapel AME Church, died on Nov. 19, at the Maranatha Care Center in Brooklyn Center, Minn.

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