Articles From March 2011

  • Ruth Bean memorial

    A memorial service for Ruth Bean will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, 1 p.m., at the Glen Helen Building. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Yellow Springs Community Foundation for the Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center Endowment. RELATED POSTS: Jean Huston memorial Jean Huston memorial Ruth Bean Hooper memorial service Floyd […]

  • Floyd E. Merritt memorial

    Floyd E. “Catfish” Merritt of Xenia died May 30. He was a member of Yellow Springs Lodge #279, I.O.O.F., and a former Morris Bean employee. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16, at A House of Prayer in Xenia. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice […]

  • Albert ‘Bud’ Burden

    Albert L. “Bud” Burden, age 75, of Xenia, passed away Monday, Oct. 11, at Hospice of Dayton. He was born March 14, 1935 in Osborn, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his mother and step-father Ruth and Richard Hoag Sr., formerly of Yellow Springs; his father Albert A. Burden, formerly of Dayton; brothers Richard […]

  • Helen Nehez

    Helen L. Nehez died peacefully on Sept. 21 at Friends Care Community surrounded by her loving family. She was 87. Helen was born Dec. 23, 1922, in Clairton, Pa., three months after her parents, the late Steve and Zsofia Sumegi, immigrated to the United States from Hungary on the Laconia II through Ellis Island. She […]

  • Eddie Eckenrode

    Edward Relt Eckenrode III, beloved husband of Samantha (Williams) Eckenrode, died at home in Yellow Springs on May 25. Born in Harrisburg, Pa., Eddie first came to the Dayton area in 1963 to attend the Dayton Art Institute, or DAI, which was then part of the University of Dayton. At DAI, his teachers included New […]

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Running back Ahmad Wagner charged through the Troy Christian defensive line in the McKinney School football team’s 52–20 loss on Thursday, Oct. 7. The home game was the final test of the season for the Bulldogs, who kept the game close in the first half. Wagner passed for 50 yards and rushed for 189 yards.

    Girls soccer battles back to win The girls soccer team triumphed over visiting Stivers on Wednesday, Oct. 6 by a score of 2–1. Just five minutes into the game, Stivers went up 1–0. But the Lady Bulldogs fought back, taking 12 shots on goal in the first half and allowing only one. YSHS freshman Sharde […]

  • Art Stroll to showcase painting, quilts and theater

    Paintings by Eddie Eckenrode have been shown in the gallery to be newly-named "Eddie Eckenrode Gallery" at this fall's Art Stroll. Though these abstract structural pieces are typical of Eckenrode's later work, his never-before-exhibited figurative paintings from the late 1960s and early 1970s will be on display this Friday. (Submitted photo)

    The semi-annual Art Stroll, an evening of informal art and entertainment downtown, will take place on Friday, Oct. 15, from 6 to 9 p.m. This fall’s stroll will be held in honor of Eddie Eckenrode, who helped organize the first stroll in 1996, and who died in May.*

  • Founders Day events celebrate Antioch College

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    Antioch College invites the community to join in the Founders Day celebration this weekend, Oct. 15–16, to celebrate the college’s revival.

  • October sun brings fall Street Fair to life

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      Warm-weather seekers from the surrounding region surged into Yellow Springs for Saturday’s fall Street Fair. Kids went straight for the young fuzzy alpacas and the sand and henna art fundraiser for the Yellow Springs High School class of 2012, while others took an interest in hand-made jewelry, shea butter products and bonzai plantings. And […]

  • Boys cross country wins home meet, girls place second

    At the front of the pack at Thursday's cross country meet were Zack McHugh, Gabe Amrhein, and Nerak Patterson. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The Yellow Springs High School boys and girls cross country teams faced runners from Xenia Christian, Xenia and Greeneview at their home course on Thursday, finishing in first and second place, respectively.

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