Articles From March 2011

  • Resolution Adopting Regulations for the Abatement of Junk Motor Vehicles

    WHEREAS, the Miami Township Board of Trustees has determined that it is necessary to control junk motor vehicles on public and private land in the Township, and unlicensed collector motor vehicles that do not meet the definition of junk motor vehicles…

  • Public Meetings

    for the week of November 25–December 2

  • TLT’s Magaw honored as Ambassador of Ohio Agriculture

    Tecumseh Land Trust Executive Director Krista Magaw accepts her award as an Ambassador to Ohio agriculture from Robert Biggs, director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture at the 11th Annual Ohio Farmland Preservation Summit last week in Columbus. (Submitted Photo)

    At the Ohio Annual Farmland Preservation Summit last Thursday, Nov. 18, the Tecumseh Land Trust’s executive director Krista Magaw was named an Ambassador of Ohio Agriculture for her nearly 10 years as director of one of the state’s most successful land trusts.

  • Vectren grants $25,000 to Glen Helen Ecology Institute

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    Schoolchildren throughout the Miami Valley will have new opportunities to learn in Glen Helen, thanks to a partnership announced on Nov. 15 between Vectren and Antioch College.

  • Admiring nature with brush in hand

    Jim Glover, who has worked with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, shows off his paintings (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    Art and nature melded together in a beautiful way at the latest Glen Nature Arts and Crafts Show at the Glen Helen Building.

  • Invasion of the tall tree snatchers

    Honeysuckle leaves

    This month is the best time to get rid of the invasive honeysuckle throughout the village, when the shrub is at it’s most vulnerable period.

  • Northern segment of bike path closes

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    A 5.6 mile segment of the Little Miami Scenic Trail bike path north of Yellow Springs, from Jackson Road to Beatty Station, has closed indefinitely, due to fiscal problems. The se

  • Blade runner

    Zeke Reichert designed blades for a model wind turbine with classmate Shania Mountjoy in Sarah Amin’s sixth-grade science class on Tuesday. The two-week study of wind turbines is being funded by a STEM grant that Mills Lawn School received this year. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    Copies of this and other photographs may be purchased from the Yellow Springs News; please contact us via e-mail at ysnews {at} ysnews(.)com or by phone, between 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Mon.–Fri.

  • A closer look at fluoridation

    At a Village Council-sponsored forum on fluoridated water last weekend, some lesser known facts were shared by several scientists who were invited to speak on the sometimes controversial issue. While ingesting fluoride is not recommended for infants, for example…

  • Young buyers face tough market

    Last winter, when Sheryl Cunningham and Tom Clevenger were looking for a house in town, none of the three homes in their price range was particularly appealing. One appeared to be a converted office, another lacked enough space for a garden and in the third, floors were warped and walls twisting.

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