Articles From March 2011

  • Roads, security, visioning head Village capital projects

    The repair of roads and sidewalks, the purchase of security and police equipment and the funding of a visioning process were the most expensive 2009 Village general fund capital projects proposed by Manager Mark Cundiff at a recent budget planning workshop.

  • Arts, community bring family to YS

    Pictured last summer at their Stafford Street home were new village residents Sarah Strong, center, and her daughters Jane, left, and Sadie. Strong, formerly of Indianapolis, was drawn to Yellow Springs for its sense of community and appreciation for the arts.

    A longtime resident of Indianapolis, artist Sarah Strong was looking for a different sort of place to raise her children. Specifically, she wanted a safe town with a strong sense of community and an appreciation for the arts. After searching for two years, Strong believes she found a home in Yellow Springs.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    A Valentine’s Day Senior night produced the most exciting game of the season against Ansonia on Saturday. The girls came through under pressure in the final seconds to score the 65–63 win. Post-game emotions ran high for, left to right, Kristen Foster, Jessica Kellar and Natasha Perry.

    When Erika Chick and Elizabeth Malone swim, they swim to win, and win big. The pair of YSHS freshmen set meet records in the 200 and 500 freestyle and 100 butterfly events at the sectional swim meet held at Trotwood Madison High School on Saturday, Feb. 14.

  • Helen Hosket

    Helen L. Hosket of Xenia passed away Friday, Feb. 13, at Hospitality Home East, following an extended illness. She was 84. A native of Port Jervis, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Clarence A. Lefferts and the late Eunice O. Lefferts.

  • Roger Hart

    Roger Hart

    Roger D. Hart, of Springfield, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, in Southbrook Care Center. He was 84. He was born May 2, 1924, in Springfield. Roger was preceded in death by his son, John D. Hart; and his brother, Donald Hart.

  • Louise Johnson

    Louise Johnson

    Hazel Louise Johnson of Yellow Springs died Feb. 15. She was 83. Born in Dayton, Ohio, she was a resident of Yellow Springs for over 47 years. Louise was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, but above all she was special to all who knew her.

  • Louis Gleed King

    Louis King

    Louis Gleed King, an Antioch College faculty member from 1955 to 1989, died of cancer on Hilton Head Island, S.C., on Feb. 10. He was 83 years old.

  • Raymond Schiff

    Raymond Schiff

    A well-loved and respected husband, father, businessman and community leader, Ray Schiff died peacefully of natural causes on Feb. 10 with his loving wife, Char, at his side. He was 82.

  • Film feast: Little Art, eateries unite

    The Winds Cafe & Bakery owner Mary Kay Smith, left, Little Art Theatre owner Jenny Cowperthwaite, and Sunrise Cafe owner Brian Rainey are partnering up to offer Meal-and-a-Movie packages on Sundays with The Winds and Mondays with Sunrise.

    “We’re in a highly competitive industry that’s changing,” said Little Art Theatre owner Jenny Cowperthwaite in a recent interview. “Fewer people are seeing movies in theaters. It’s not just independent theaters like the Little Art that are experiencing declining attendance. It’s industry-wide.”

  • Main Building flood elicits concern over damage extent

    Yellow Springs community and Antioch College alumni concern over the shutdown of campus buildings reached fever pitch over the weekend, after a burst pipe flooded Main Building on the Antioch College campus beginning late Saturday afternoon and continuing into the night.

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