Articles From March 2011

  • Village efforts to grow economy

    A review of the efforts the Village has made since that time to stimulate economic development could contextualize the levy renewal coming up for a vote on May 3.

  • Finances a challenge, but college confidently advances

    At Antioch College a new class of 45 students has been accepted, three of the six initial faculty positions have been filled and work to renovate the campus continues.

  • Ken Champney

    Kenneth Hilbert Champney, a lifelong Yellow Springs resident and businessman, died gently Friday morning, April 15, at home with family members.

  • A day for kids and wellness

    Organizing a kids’ wellness day at the Community Children’s Center are chiropractor Erika Grushon and massage therapist Keri Speck, here holding a triangle pose. Clockwise from front left are Grushon, Speck, the center’s Director Marlin Newell and the center’s yoga instructor, Chelsie Waskiewicz; in front are Izanna Speck and Isaac Grushon. At the event, on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., kids and their parents will learn massage, yoga, aromatherapy, herbal remedies, good nutrition and other holistic health measures. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Many parents may not know that holistic approaches — yoga, massage, aromatherapy, good nutrition, herbs — may help to prevent illness and injury in their children and lead to a long, healthy life.

  • Lynn Russell Hickerson

    Lynn Russell Hickerson of Orrington, Maine died Friday, April 15 surrounded by family.

  • Baseball, softball seasons cancelled

    There will be no baseball or softball at Yellow Springs High School this spring. Neither team was able to field the minimum of nine players necessary to compete.

  • Barbara Preis memorial

    A memorial service for Barbara Preis will be held Saturday, May 7, at 2 p.m. in Rockford Chapel.

  • Norma Jane Musick

    Norma Jane Musick, lifelong friend to Yellow Springs, died Monday, April 4, just short of her 59th birthday.

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  • A celebration of the Peace Corps—A life-changing experience

    A local celebration of the Peace Corps, which is observing its 50th birthday, will take place in Yellow Springs this Sunday, April 17, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Center. Shown above are former Peace Corps volunteers, from left seated in front, Virginia Caudill and Priscilla Janney-Pace. In the back, from left, are Hap Cawood, Jeanne Lemkau, Hardy Ballantine, Kay Reimers and Suzanne Oldham. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Yellow Springs is known as a singular place, but villagers may be unaware of one unique aspect of the village: its residents include an unexpectedly large percentage of returned Peace Corps volunteers.

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