Articles From March 2011

  • BLOG — Thick snow, thin skin

    Lucy's smiling because she's in here, and the cold's out there.

    I accept it. I embrace it. I will shout it from the rooftops: when it comes to cold weather, I am a total wiener.

  • Friends Care breaks ground on rehabilitation wing

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    Friends Care Community Center officially broke ground on Monday on a $2.25 million rehabilitation wing at its Herman Street campus. It’s the latest expansion for the 30-year-old non-profit, which provides skilled care, assisted living and independent living for the elderly.

  • School Forest builds festive character

    Michael Finster helps Dr. David Hyde and Mary Hyde haul their freshly cut tree (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    The School Forest Festival is still offering hand-cut Christmas trees today from 9 am to 2 pm.

  • Local sketch comedians perform “What?”

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    The Artists Formerly Known As The Third Friday Players will present “‘What?’: An Exploration of Dreams, Reality and Numbers,” another meta-philosophic dramatic sketch comedy performance with the same superhero in it.

  • BLOG — Super sumac, soulful shiso

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    Two reddish-purple herbs from two Eastern countries share some interesting properties and add fabulous flavor to complement the taste formula.

  • UPDATED – YS monthly energy consumption

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    The monthly electricity use of the village’s 1,700 residences has slightly increased from 2003, according to figures from the Village utility department.

  • Sale of Kings Yard north closes

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    Local resident Bob Baldwin purchased the string of shops on the northern edge of Kings Yard yesterday.

  • Santa and bonfire at tree festival

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    Yet again, the annual Yellow Springs High School School Forest Festival is upon us, and School Foresters will be camping out in the cold for a weekend and selling their trees.

  • Zoning issue stymies infill

    The denial of a density variance last month by the Board of Zoning Appeals is motivating some Village officials to reconsider the criteria the board uses to grant variances and to review the overall effectiveness of the Village’s zoning code.

  • An ‘Uncle Vanya’ that kids can get

    In 1979 a writer and teacher named Phillip Lopate decided to have his fifth- and sixth-grade students at PS 75 in New York City stage a production of Uncle Vanya on Broadway. Thirty years later, one of those students, Sasha Waters Freyer, has made a film, Chekhov for Children.

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