Articles From March 2011

  • Barr project goes super green

    The look of the senior apartment building that Friends Health Care Association proposes to build on the Barr property hasn’t changed much since Village Council approved the preliminary plans early last summer.

  • Epic’s final chapter, 35 years on

    In recent weeks many villagers have stopped in to tell Epic Book Shop owner Gail Lichtenfels how sorry they are that her Dayton Street shop is closing. They appreciate the quiet, peaceful space she created with her meditative music, comfortable sofas and local art, people say.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Ashanta Robinson (facing), Yellow Springs High School girls basketball captain, led her team of Lady Bulldogs to a 73–24 win over the Jefferson High School Lady Broncos at home on Monday, Jan 26. Sophomore Stephanie Scott (foreground) grabs a rebound ball in the first quarter.

    The YSHS girls basketball team won one and lost one Metro Buckeye Conference game last week as they rounded the bend toward the end of season tournament. The team will honor its seniors Ashanta Robinson, Jessica Keller, Kristen Foster and Melodie Wright with a pep band at their last season game at home at 3 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, Saturday, Feb. 14.

  • ‘Tebby’ Stanley

    Clarence S. “Tebby” Stanley of Xenia died Feb. 3, in Hospice of Dayton. He was 61. He was born May 20, 1947, in Morgan County, Ky., in the town of Payton, to Clarence and Pearl Stanley. Tebby was a graduate of Yellow Springs High School.

  • Donna Avnaim

    Donna Avnaim

    Donna M. Avnaim of Yellow Springs died Sunday, Feb. 8. She was born May 4, 1957, a daughter of Ralph and Micki Ross (Adams) Avnaim in Limestone, Maine. She was 51.

  • G. Nicholas Paster

    G. Nicholas Paster

    Dr. G. Nicholas Paster, director of the Antioch Education Abroad program from 1962 to 1967, died peacefully on Jan. 15, near his home in Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y. He was 93.

  • Virda Womacks

    Virda Womacks

    Virda May Womacks, died on Saturday, Jan. 31, in her home, surrounded by her family and friends. She was 88. Born on July 20, 1920, in Breathitt County, Ky., a daughter of William and Nancy (Banks) Oliver, Virda was one of the sweetest spirits ever encountered — tremendously selfless and devotedly loving.

  • Light, energy at new Nonstop home

    The Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute community will celebrate its new campus at Millworks on Walnut Street with an open house this Friday, Feb. 6, from 4 to 7 p.m. The public is invited. Shown above are, clockwise from top left, Nonstop IT specialist Tim Noble and faculty members Hassan Rahmanian, Jean Gregorek and Bob Devine in the library; Nonstop students in the new community government loft are, at bottom, Lincoln Alpern and John Hempfling and on top, from left, Kelly Ahrens, Reuben Hesselden, Molly Thornton, Shea Witzberger and Eva Erickson; bottom right and left photos, Nonstop faculty, staff and students took part in a community meeting on Tuesday.

    The newly renovated space of Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute is significant on many levels, according to several Nonstop leaders. First, it provides a physical space that grounds the Nonstop community and gives it a home.

  • Villagers speak on drug dogs

    About 50 parents, high school students and community members came out into the cold on Thursday, Jan. 29, to attend a Yellow Springs Board of Education public meeting on the proposed use of drug-sniffing dogs at Yellow Springs High School.

  • College revival leaders see village as important partner

    Antioch College alumni leaders see Yellow Springs as an important partner in their efforts to bring back the college as an independent liberal arts institution, an alumni leader told Village Council at its Feb. 2 meeting.

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