Articles From March 2011

  • AAUP: college closing not necessary

    Last weekend the American Association of University Professors, or AAUP, officially voted to sanction Antioch University for infringements of governance standards for actions related to the closing of Antioch College.

  • T-ball tooth fairies, divas, sluggers

    Siobhan McCane Stewart, 4, was out by second base, scooping up ground balls in her new and beautiful, shiny black and brilliant snow white, all-leather Rawlings fielder’s mitt.

  • CJ’s to cook up ‘Bama food

    Soon food hounds can get a taste of Yellow Springs’ new restaurant, CJ’s Southern Cooking, located in the building formerly occupied by Kentucky Fried Chicken. Owners Jim Zehner, left, and Carl Moore, both longtime villagers, plan to serve what they call ‘Bama Food, from Moore’s Alabama childhood, including fried bologna sandwiches, gumbos, collard greens and sweet potato pie. They hope to open June 27.

    f you’ve traveled along the south end of Xenia Avenue recently, you may have noticed the banner hanging from the former Kentucky Fried Chicken building: “CJ’s Southern Cooking Coming Soon.”

  • Madeline Lance

    Madeline Lance

    Madeline Lance died from cancer complications on June 7, 2009. She was 65.

  • Brian Mayer returns bearing music

    Yellow Springs native Brian Mayer, right, and his classmate Dan Mueller from Northern Illinois University played together in the school’s pep band. They will join their fellow graduates from NIU in a benefit horn, piano and vocal concert at the -First Presbyterian Church on Saturday, June 26, at 7:30 p.m. (Submitted photo)

    Yellow Springs raised Brian Mayer to love music. He began playing the trumpet at Mills Lawn, and by junior high he knew that music would be his career. He left the village to pursue that goal, and now plans to give back to the community that helped him find his gift.

  • School deficit is bigger and came sooner than expected

    The Yellow Springs school district budget deficit is bigger and increasing faster than expected, according to Superintendent Tony Armocida at the school board meeting on Thursday, June 10.

  • Visioning moves into action steps

    About 120 participants took part in the final phase of visioning in May to choose the five action steps they would most like to see happen in the community. The action steps, along with many others, were generated from the previous two visioning phases.

  • Another sweet, goofy t-ball night

    Oriah Foley was one of many enthusiastic t-ball players last Friday, June 11, at Gaunt Park. T-ball meets there each Friday evening from 6:30–8 p.m. and is open to all 2 to 9 year olds and their parents. (Photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    The Perry League’s 2010 opening night was almost rained out on Friday, June 4. It rained like crazy for about an hour before we took the field.

  • College gets stimulus funds

    Antioch College was identified last week as one of 13 Ohio institutions of higher education chosen to receive federal stimulus funds for energy conservation projects.

  • Sea Dogs start season with a splash

    Miriam Barcus led the Sea Dogs swim team in early morning stretches at Gaunt Park this month to prepare them for the start of another wet season in the pool. (Submitted photo)

    The Yellow Springs Sea Dogs had their first two meets last week. The team swam well and had plenty of fun.

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