Articles From March 2011

  • Request for Proposal: Lighting Conversion or Retrofit

    The Village of Yellow Springs is issuing a Request for Proposal (“RFP”) for the acquisition and installation of a village wide street lighting conversion or retrofit through the use of Induction Lighting to reduce energy usage and overall maintenance costs associated with operation of street lighting.

  • Ordinance 2010-17: Amending Ordinance on Economic Sustainability Commission

    Interested persons will take note that the Village Council of Yellow Springs on Monday, September 20, 2010, gave first reading to an ordinance, text to follow. Council will consider said ordinance for second reading and possible passage into law during a public hearing to begin at 7 p.m. Monday, October 4, 2010 in the Bryan Community Center, 100 Dayton Street.

  • BLOG — Kossoye gets a veggie lecture

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    Ever since I was old enough to understand the news that was always blaring on TV at our house, all I knew about Ethiopia was that a lot of hungry people lived there. When I learned it was the source of the Nile, I thought it couldn’t be all bad.

  • Three bags full

    Don Haudenschield demonstrates the proper way to shear a lamb (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    The Wool Gathering at Young’s Jersey Dairy gave some fascinating insight into the art of sheep shearing last Saturday.

  • Land trust supporters bid to save land

    Charlotte Battino contemplates placing a bid on an antique quilt donated by Mark French at land trust auction held in dowtown Springfield on Friday. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    At the sixth annual Tecumseh Land Trust auction on Friday night, more than 200 farmland supporters bid on donated products and services, with all proceeds going to support the land trust.

  • VIDEO – Raku firing at John Bryan Community Pottery

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    On Sept. 14, Geno Luketic and Dianne Collinson of John Bryan Community Pottery in Yellow Springs, Ohio fired their pottery in the studio’s gas-fueled raku kiln.

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  • Eat, Pray, Love

    Kim Totten, Aja Delawey, Karen Meade, Kelley Pickrel and Monica Bartley (among many others) enjoy a couple bottles of Umbrian wine (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    Monica Hasek organized a Yellow Springs Version of the memoir “Eat, Pray, Love” last Thursday with the help of Yoga Springs Studio, the Winds Cafe and the Little Art.

  • Dance with distinction

    At the end of the school day last Friday a group of Yellow Springs High School students couldn’t stop from running out to the middle of the gym floor in front of the entire student body to move to the jams of local band Forget the Glory, playing dance music on the gym stage. YSHS and McKinney held a short celebration that day to honor themselves as part of a school of excellence with distinction, the top rating possible based on state tests. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

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  • Basora puts schools to task

    Taking the first action step toward turning the Yellow Springs district into a model for 21st century education, Superintendent Mario Basora presented a four-page goal chart and timeline for the current school year to school board members at their meeting on Monday, Sept. 9.

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