Articles From March 2011

  • Village moves toward use of renewables for energy

    The Village of Yellow Springs is having some successs finding alternative energy sources to provide electricity to village residents and businesses, according to Village Manager Mark Cundiff in a discussion with Council at its May 3 meeting.

  • Economic sustainability—A matchmaker for business

    Sarah Wildman (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Sarah Wildman likes small towns. She grew up in one in Illinois, and she left big city life to spend the past 20 years raising a family in another one just north of Yellow Springs.

  • Youth give back to their Glen Helen

    Gently holding Amos before a group of area church youth who stopped by Trailside unexpectedly on Saturday, Joe Plumer explained what Glen Helen’s box turtle likes to eat and how to bathe him in warm water. Plumer has helped pioneer a new program at the Glen utilizing youth and an adult mentor as docents for the Glen. Volunteer Deborah Dillon, holding vitamins for Amos, has worked with Plumer for two years. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Glen Helen volunteer Deborah Dillon didn’t much care for snakes when she started welcoming visitors at Trailside Museum five years ago. But then Joe Plumer, who was 9 at the time and passionate about amphibians, opened her eyes to the fascinating lives that snakes of all kinds lead.

  • New life for ‘Daily Dance’ album

    Bob Thompson and Doug Snyder in 1971. (submitted photo)

    When Doug Snyder and Bob Thompson recorded Daily Dance in 1972, nobody could have guessed that the album would be released for a third time in 2010. However, that’s exactly what happened when Cantor Records released the LP last December.

  • Sydney Welton memorial

    A memorial celebration of the life of Sydney Welton will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Saturday, May 22, at 2 p.m. Friends are invited to gather to view slides and share memories of Syd’s life.

  • Heitor de Andrade Neto

    Heitor de Andrade Neto, co-founder of the Brazilian Ecosystems: The Protection and Management of Biodiversity program of Antioch University, died Monday, May 10, in Curitiba, Parana, Brazil. He was a life-long friend to anyone he met.

  • Sundog Film Festival this Saturday

    Student filmmakers whose films have been selected for Sundog are, from left, Zeb Reichert, Samantha Worsham, Elliot Cromer, Kelly Miller, Nicky Sontag, Ryan Phillips and Sam Morrison. (Submitted photo by Melina Elum)

    The Sundog Film Festival, which features student-made films, will take place this Saturday, May 15, at the Little Art in Yellow Springs.

  • Swim team to meet

    The Yellow Springs swim team will hold an organizational meeting on Wednesday, May 12, 6:30 p.m., at the library. The group will vote on officers for the upcoming year, organize committees and discuss concerns about the upcoming season.

  • Pauline Breiter

    Former village resident Pauline Portugalo Breiter died Sunday, April 25, in Bloomington, Ind. She was 96. Born March 8, 1914, in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the third of four daughters to Meier and Dora Portugalo. Her parents emigrated from the Ukraine during the first decade of the last century, and they sold fruit and vegetables from pushcarts and stores in New York City.

  • Girls first, boys second in home meet

    Yellow Springs High School senior Reini Brickson won the 800-meter racewalk, with Keturah Fulton close behind, at last week’s Yellow Springs Invitational track meet held on Friday, May 7. Brickson and the other Lady Bulldogs placed first among the girls teams, while the YSHS boys came in second. (photo by Nick Dudukovich)

    The YSHS track and field team turned in strong performances at the Bulldog Invitational on May 7, with the girls team winning with 76 points and the boys team finishing second (75) behind Shawnee (88). The Lady Bulldogs only won two events during the day, but placed in several other events to give the squad a first-place finish among a 12-team field.

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