Articles From March 2011

  • Golf team gets into the swing

    Zeb Reichert chips onto the green at the third hole at Wednesday's match against Bethel at the Locust Hills Golf Course in Springfield. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    On Wednesday the Yellow Springs High School golf team hosted Bethel at Locust Hills golf course in Springfield. The team drove, chipped and putted their way through the course on a beautiful early fall day, ultimately losing the match by a score of 172-211.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    The Yellow Springs boys soccer team fell to Springfield Catholic 7–2 last Saturday, Sept. 4, at the school field, but the team put up a spirited battle. Shown above are, left, Bulldogs Eli Biggs and right, Mario Cosey, as they fought to keep control of the ball.

    In the varsity women’s race the Lady Bulldogs improved their season record with a 12th-place finish out of the 23 schools scoring. Ninth grader Talia Boutis, running in the squad’s second position, posted a new season best time of 24:23 while overcoming the challenges of the difficult Liberty Park course.

  • Sports Announcements

    Copper Cup soccer, the pre-kindergarten and kindergarten recreational league, will kick off this Saturday, Sept. 11, 10:30 a.m., at the Morgan Fields. Players do not need to be pre-registered. Bronze and Silver Cup play will also kick off this weekend.

  • Jean Huston

    Jean Huston

    Jean Adams Huston died peacefully on Monday, Sept. 6, at Friends Care Community. She was 91. Jean was born March 31, 1919, in Stratford, Connecticut, to William and Sylvia Nothnagle.

  • Joseph Brown

    Joseph Brown

    Joseph Charles Francis Brown, of Yellow Springs, formerly of Davison, Mich., died Sunday, Sept. 5, at Friends Extended Care Center with the support of the nurses of Heartland Hospice and surrounded by family and friends. He was 72.

  • Schools earn highest honor

    For two consecutive years Yellow Springs students showed continuous academic improvement, which raised the school district’s designation from a school of excellence to a school of excellence with distinction, the highest rating in the state.

  • Vernay is potential solar site

    At their Sept. 7 meeting, Village Council members took their first official step toward adding solar power to the Village energy portfolio when they unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance for an AMP solar energy subscription package.

  • Well? Was it hot enough for ya?

    Was it hot out this summer? Or was it just me? Okay, it was hot out, but maybe not as hot as you think. According to Dayton-area statistics from the National Weather Service, or NWS, in Wilmington, 2010 shaped up as the 12th hottest summer since record keeping began 132 years ago.

  • Books and cobblers at new cafe

    Brenda Stone Browder’s newly-opened Rolling Pen Book Cafe on Corry Street features inspirational titles and Browder’s famous fruit cobblers. Ice cream and live music will also be available at the grand opening on Friday evening, Sept. 17. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    At the new Rolling Pen Book Cafe, patrons can relax, read a book and enjoy a cup of coffee with some homemade cobbler. Newly opened in the space formerly occupied by Dolbeer’s Cleaners, the book cafe is the vision of Springfield residents Brenda Stone Browder and her husband, Loren.

  • First Presbyterian church spotlights the plight of gay people of faith

    Next weekend the Yellow Springs Presbyterian Church will exhibit “The Shower of Stoles,” a collection of 50 liturgical stoles from gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender clergy members, many of whom have been kept from serving due to their sexual orientation. (submitted photo from a 2002 exhibit in Indianapolis)

    To draw attention to the plight of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people of faith around the country, the First Presbyterian Church of Yellow Springs next weekend will host a national exhibit of liturgical stoles representing 1,000 clergy members of 32 religious denominations…

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