Articles From March 2011

  • New business on Stutzman site

    Village Council at its Feb. 7 meeting unanimously approved entering into a lease with villager Mitchell George for a new business located at the former site of Stutzman’s Nursery on U.S. 68 North.

  • Tree-trimming policy eyed

    At the Feb. 7 Village Council meeting, a citizen urged the Village to reconsider its tree-trimming policy in the wake of the recent ice storm that knocked out power for 80 percent of village homes.

  • Village Council— A lean and cautious budget

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    The Village budget for the 2011 general fund is slightly leaner than last year’s budget, with anticipated expenses down 1.6 percent from 2010.

  • Villagers rally on ‘fracking’ concern

    At a public meeting on oil and gas drilling, Vickie Hennessy of Green Environmental Coalition explained to Maureen Dawn how to educate her neighbors on the dangers of hydraulic fracking. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local residents are gearing up to educate themselves and the community about the potential hazards of oil and gas drilling.

  • Alton W. Brisbane Sr.

    Alton W. Brisbane Sr. of Yellow Springs died Monday, Feb. 21 at Friends Care Community Center. He was 87.

  • Presbyterian church gets a makeover

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    The First Presbyterian Church is repairing structural damage to its 150-year-old sanctuary and the 57-year-old Westminster Hall.

  • New store promises ‘heaven on earth’

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    Heaven On Earth Emporium, recently opened in the space vacated by Basho Apparel, is filled with a great variety of products for tourists and locals. See photos of the new shop.

  • VIDEO: YS swimmers clinch district titles, eye state tournament

    Elizabeth Malone, swimming the breast stroke as part of the 200-yard individual medley, qualified for states in two events.

    Bulldog swimmers Erika Chick and Elizabeth Malone clinched district titles at the Division II Southwest Ohio District Tournament on Saturday. See a video of their peak performances and photos from the meet.

  • The skunks are out!

    The weather has let up. You let the dog out. A few moments later you hear a scuffle, a tell-tale yelp.

  • Get educated about education

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    The community will get a double dose of education-inspired talk this week with a presentation by Miami University education professor Michael Dantley on Tuesday, Feb. 22, and a screening of the film No Textbook Answer: Communities Confront the Achievement Gap the following Saturday. See the film’s trailer here.