Articles From March 2011

  • YS filmmakers travel to New York

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    Two Yellow Springs filmmakers, Aileen LeBlanc and Jim Klein, will be filming part of a documentary entitled “Take Us Home” in New York City on Monday, Nov. 8.

  • Antioch leaders propose a community-friendly gym

    Working together, the Yellow Springs community and Antioch College can create a state-of-the-art wellness center at the college’s Curl Gymnasium, college leaders told about 50 people at a meeting last Tuesday, Oct. 26, on the Antioch College campus.

  • 2010 Yellow Springs Election Results—Democrats win the village, lose Ohio

    While Democratic Governor Ted Strickland came out on the losing end of a tight statewide race, in Yellow Springs he was king, the choice of nine out of 10 local voters. Unfortunately for Strickland, the state did not follow the lead of the village.

  • Council approves initial step towards affordable housing

    At their Nov. 1 meeting, members of Village Council unanimously approved taking a step toward creating the first Village-sponsored affordable housing project in the past several decades. The project, proposed by Council President Judith Hempfling and Vice-President Lori Askeland…

  • College leaders seek community collaboration in renovated gym

    Antioch College's Curl Gymnasium is slated for a possible extensive $3.5 million renovation, which would serve the college as well as the community. (Submitted photo)hoto

    Antioch College leaders last week introduced their vision of a renovated wellness center to benefit both the college and the community.

  • Meredith ‘Dal’ Dallas

    Meredith Dallas, theater director, actor, teacher and psychologist died peacefully in the company of family at the Friends Care Center on Nov. 1 at 2 a.m. He was 93.

  • Ralph ‘Butch’ Heaton

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    Ralph Heaton Jr. died on Thursday, Oct. 28, at Greene Memorial Hospital. He was 88. Ralph was born April 25, 1922 in Xenia, the son of Nellie (Simison) and Ralph Heaton, who was a bricklayer.

  • Andy Benning

    Andy Benning

    Andrew Spencer Benning died Friday, Oct. 29. He was 84. Andrew was born Jan. 10, 1926, to Chester William Benning and Helen Lucille Cassell Benning of Yellow Springs.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Sophomore Lois Miller’s eighth-place finish at the Southwest Ohio Regional Cross Country Championships last Saturday earned her a spot in the division III state final this weekend in Columbus. Miller becomes the third Lady Bulldog in school history to compete at the state championships and the first since 1995.

  • Mandolins to play Garcia piece

    The Dayton Mandolin Orchestra recently rehearsed at the First Presbyterian Church for their upcoming Nov. 7 concert at Herndon Gallery. Foreground, Dottie Pasgrove; first row, Michael Hitchcock, Doug Daegele, Matt Minde, Yvonne Wingard and Mike Ruddell; back row, Mark Hoffman, Rose Wendel and Dwight Sutton. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    In the early 20th century, mandolin orchestras sprung up in Dayton and elsewhere, playing rags, marches, light classical and waltzes with the energetic ting of the uniquely American flatback mandolin. Today the mandolin craze is back, including in Yellow Springs, now home for the six-year-old Dayton Mandolin Orchestra.

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