Articles From March 2011

  • Schools see big tax decline

    At the Aug. 13 Yellow Springs Board of Education meeting, District Treasurer Joy Kitzmiller announced a steep decline in this year’s second quarter income tax revenues.

  • New art, math is the focus at MLS

    As summer break comes to an end next week, students may not be aware that staff has been back for several weeks already preparing for an energetic return to school. With 359 students anticipated, the school is at near full capacity, Principal Christine Hatton said in an interview last week. First and fifth grades are […]

  • Running Events

    The 24th Annual Village Fun Run will be this Sunday evening, Aug. 23. The annual 2-mile jaunt around town for all runners, joggers and walkers will begin at 6:30 p.m. Registration will start at 5:30 p.m.

  • Skaters, music at park fundraiser

    Andrew Morris leaned into a ride on the half pipe at the Village Skate Park last week — a vision to whet villagers’ anticipation of the Yellow Springs Skate and Music Festival to be held at the skate park this Friday evening. The fundraiser will feature a skateboard competition and four area youth bands.

    Festival line-up The 3rd annual Skate and Music Fest will take place on Friday, Aug. 21, from 5 to 10 p.m., at the Yellow Springs Skate Park in conjunction with the Third Friday Fling. There will be music and skating to benefit the YS Skate Park. A $5 to $10 donation is requested to help […]

  • Celebration of life for Petronella Benton set

    A memorial and celebration of life will be held for former resident Petronella Benton on Saturday, Aug. 22, at 6 p.m., at the home of Nate Cornett and Lisa Wolters, 165 Brookside Drive, Yellow Springs. Friends and acquaintances alike are invited to attend.

  • Dick Miller memorial

    A memorial service for Richard (Dick) Miller will be held Sunday, Aug. 30, at 3 p.m., in the Glen Helen Building. After the service all are invited to a reception in the lobby to view a retrospective show of Dick’s long art career.

  • Simeon Willis

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    Simeon Andrew Willis of Yellow Springs died on Wednesday, Aug. 12. He was 81. He was born Sept. 29, 1927, the son of the late Perry and Birdie Shope Willis.

  • Virginia Morrow

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    Virginia M. “Sarah” Morrow of Tipp City, formerly of Yellow Springs, died Thursday, Aug. 13, at Hospice of Dayton. She was 86.

  • John Rinehart

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    Dr. John McLain Rinehart, composer, concert pianist and professor, died peacefully at age 72 surrounded by family and loved ones on Tuesday, Aug. 4, in Atlanta, Ga.

  • Soccer notices

    The annual Yellow Springs High School girls and boys alumni soccer game will be played Friday, Aug. 21, at the high school game field. The girls will play first at 5:30 p.m., followed by the boys at 7:30 p.m.

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