Articles From March 2011

  • Indian food comes to the village

    On Thursday, Oct. 21, Askhilesh Nigam opened the Indian Food Corner, a new take-out restaurant on the Corner Cone premises.

    The Nigam family has opened the Indian Food Corner at the Corner Cone site, selling take-out Indian food from 11 a.m.–7 p.m. each Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The restaurant’s first day was Thursday, Oct. 21.

  • Mark Roosevelt named new president of Antioch College

    New Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt drew an overflow crowd last Wednesday, Oct. 13, when he met the community at Herndon Gallery. He’s shown after his talk with former Nonstop student Rose Pelzl. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Mark Roosevelt, great-grandson of Teddy, former Massachusetts politician and current superintendent of the Pittsburgh schools, will be the new leader of the revived Antioch College. “I am honored to become the next president of Antioch College and inspired by its history…

  • Energy Board recommends line-drying—A meditative, energy-saving habit

    Laura Ellison and her daughter, Alice Miller, strung their laundry across the living room of their Kurt Street home to dry by the heat of the family’s wood stove. They rarely use their mechanical dryer. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    Laura Ellison, who has been air drying her laundry since she was 22, doesn’t see her energy-saving act as a sacrifice. Stringing clothes on lines that zigzag her living room in front of a wood stove is a relaxing, almost spiritual experience.

  • Village Council—Affordable housing project is a multi-stage process

    Village Council’s process for a recently proposed small affordable housing project will involve several stages, according to Council President Judith Hempfling at Council’s Oct. 18 meeting. If Council approves entering into a Memorandum of Agreement, or MOA, with Home, Inc….

  • Village a comfortable bicultural fit

    Yukio and Enshané Nomoto moved to Yellow Springs from Japan, seeking a diverse, safe and progressive community. They’re shown at their home with their children, Yukim and Yukaiyo. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    When Enshané Nomoto was looking for a place to settle near her new job last year, she got an obscure recommendation from a classmate she hardly knew to visit Yellow Springs. She didn’t know what to expect. She and her husband, Yukio, were looking for a place that was progressive…

  • Group keeps theater arts going

    Yellow Springs High School Theatre Arts Association board members are shown with props from Urinetown, Guys & Dolls, Big River and other past productions. In the back row, from left, are Laurie Dewey, Sheila Miller, Daniele Norman and Georgia Solomon; middle row, Mary Beth Burkholder, Moira Laughlin, Debbie Henderson; front row, Jerome Borchers. Board members not pictured are Libby Rudolf, Kelley Callahan and Kathleen Krehbiel. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    When a new pit orchestra conductor was needed three weeks before the opening of last spring’s high school musical, the Yellow Springs High School Theatre Arts Association, or YSHSTAA, scrambled to find one. When concerns about censorship of student-written plays arose…

  • Lois Miller wins John Bryan Invitational

    Lois Miller led a field of 146 runners at the John Bryan Invitational on Tuesday. She won the race 50 seconds ahead of the second place finisher. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    On Tuesday, Yellow Springs runner Lois Miller became the first Lady Bulldog to win the John Bryan Invitational in its 25-year history.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    From left, Nerak Patterson, Zack McHugh and Gabe Amrhein led the cross-country team to a first-place conference finish at the conference championships at John Bryan State Park last Saturday. The team has won six conference championships in the last seven years. (submitted photo)

    At the Metro Buckeye Conference championships held last Saturday at John Bryan State Park, Yellow Springs seniors Gabe Amrhein and Nerak Patterson led Yellow Springs to the hotly contested men’s title by finishing fifth and seventh overall.

  • Hannah Goldberg

    A memorial service to celebrate the life of Hannah Goldberg will be held Sunday, Oct. 24, 1 p.m. in the Glen Helen Building. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dr. Hannah Goldberg Endowed Scholarship at Community Prep School, located at 126 Somerset Street, Providence, R.I. 02907…

  • Florence ‘Eby’ Whitmore Knight

    Florence ‘Eby’ Whitmore Knight

    Florence “Eby” Whitmore Knight died Oct. 8 at the Cleveland Clinic, with her six children by her side. She was 72. Eby was born on Jan. 8, 1938, in Yellow Springs and was the third of five children of Robert and Elizabeth Whitmore.