Articles From March 2011

  • Girls open gym volleyball

    An open gym volleyball for high school girls will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, in the Yellow Springs High School gym, from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, contact Ryan Berning at 937-269-2808.

  • Girls soccer to meet

    The Yellow Springs High School girls soccer team will hold a parent and player meeting on Tuesday, July 14, at 7 p.m., at Yellow Springs High School.

  • Seadogs need donations for fundraiser yard sale

    The Yellow Springs Seadogs swim team will hold a yard sale fundraiser on Saturday, July 18 (rain date Sunday, July 19) 10 a.m.–4 p.m., at the Union Schoolhouse on Dayton Street. Organizers are in need of donations to make the fundraiser a success.

  • Volleyball to start

    The seventh- and eighth-grade Yellow Springs girls volleyball teams will continue July practice sessions on Monday through Wednesday the week of July 13–15. Practices run from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and take place at the Yellow Springs High School/McKinney School gym.

  • YS top dog for summer basketball

    On Saturday, June 20, the Yellow Springs High School boys basketball team traveled to Wilmington College as the top seed in the high school shoot-out tournament and met with roving success. The Bulldogs started the day with a 49–19 thumping of Williamsburg, followed by a 60–30 win over Bradford.

  • David Landes memorial celebration planned

    Family and friends of David Landes will host a potluck celebration in his memory at the Glen Helen Building, Saturday, July 11, from 3 to 8 p.m. There will be music, stories, good food and good friends. All are welcome.

  • Betty Rickenbach

    Elizabeth “Betty” Rickenbach died June 26. She was 91. She was born Elizabeth Florence Wood on Nov. 30, 1917, to parents David C. Wood and Florence Erdelle (Dell) (Gurling) Wood.

  • Boots on the ground for Antioch

    Matthew Derr, the chief transition officer for the Antioch College Continuation Corporation, is heading up efforts to revive the college after the ACCC and Antioch University trustees reached an agreement last week. Still a resident of Boston, he plans to move to Yellow Springs in the future.

    If you ask Matthew Derr how many hours per week he spends on his job, he’s stumped. During a recent interview, he made an earnest attempt to answer the question before giving up.

  • Stimulus money down the drain— Wastewater funds allocated

    The long-awaited improvements to the Village wastewater treatment plant have finally been funded and approved, and the Village received a permit to install the new equipment this week. The $2.64 million project will be funded by state and federal stimulus grants and is expected to be completed by late 2010.

  • Land plan to manage growth

    Open farmland is a precious feature of Miami Township, whose vast fields, streams and wooded areas many of its residents recognize as valuable and would like to keep. So they’re doing something about it by creating a land use plan for the township, which surrounds Yellow Springs, in hopes of guiding future development practices that preserve and protect its natural resources.