Articles From March 2011

  • Public Meetings

    week of May 20-27

  • YS Board of Education work session

    Friday, May 21, 1–4 p.m.

  • YS Board of Education Meeting

    Yellow Springs Board of Education meeting for Thursday, May 27 is canceled.

  • Fire station celebrates new engine

    At Tuesday's open house, Miami Township firefighters carried on the tradition of pushing the new firetruck into its bay at the station. Assistant Chief Denny Powell drove the truck.

    Miami Township Fire Department officials held an open house on Tuesday to celebration the arrival of their new engine, the station’s first in 14 years.

  • BLOG – Schools could cultivate a lunchtime education

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    When I was a student at Mills Lawn, back in the day as they say, my mom was kind enough to pack my lunches every morning. I never wanted to buy lunch, partly because I was too scared to tell the lunch ladies what I wanted, but also because I was never sure what exactly was on those trays.

  • Baptist Tea draws crowd

    Between 150 and 200 appreciative guests attended yesterday’s annual Baptist Tea, held at the church’s fellowship hall on Dayton Street.

  • Bulldogs finish second, times two, at league meet

    Birch Robinson-Hubbuch anchored the boys' 4x800 relay, which finished second at the league meet on Friday. (photo by Nick Dudukovich)

    The YSHS boys and girls track and field teams placed second and third, respectively, in the  Metro Buckeye Conference meet at Troy Christian High School on Friday, May 14. Both squads turned in strong individual performances and used the contest to prepare for district qualifiers, which begin Tuesday. The 4×800 relay team of Josh Meadows, […]

  • Land trust guest speaker advises sustainable farming

    David Montgomery

    Professor and author David Montgomery thinks everyone should be concerned about where their food comes from and how its grown. In his presentation for the Tecumseh Land Trust’s “Stories of People and the Land” series on Tuesday night, the soil expert urged no-till, organic farming practices that preserve local agricultural soils rather than deplete them.

  • Visioning open house soon

    Village of Yellow Springs

    The third stage of the visioning process will take place next Wednesday, May 19, Thursday, May 20, and Friday, May 21.

  • Local filmmakers to screen works at FilmDayton Festival

    Jennifer Sharp, a 1992 graduate of Yellow Springs High School, returns home to show her most recent film, I’m Through With White Girls: The Inevitable Undoing of Jay Brooks at the FilmDayton Festival this weekend at the Neon Movies as well as at a public screening at the Little Art Theatre on Saturday, May 15, at 5 p.m. The festival takes place at various locations in Dayton and also features a short on the closure of Antioch College by YSHS graduate Joseph Lurie. Tickets are $5 for most shows. I’m Through With White Girls won twelve awards, including Best U.S. Feature at the American Black Film Festival, and was acquired for distribution by Image Entertainment. (submitted photo)

    More than 20 years ago Jennifer Sharp worked as a janitor at the Little Art Theatre, cleaning the bathrooms and sweeping up popcorn. The 36-year-old is now back as a successful film director to show her first full-length feature.

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