Articles From March 2011

  • Power outage linked to DP&L malfunction

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    Yellow Springers lost power for several hours Monday evening when a breaker at a DP&L substation tripped and stopped sending power to the village. As of Tuesday, DP&L had not identified the cause of the malfunction.

  • Weekly Wildlife: Fungus among-us

    An unidentified species of mushroom creeps out of a dead log (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    Today’s weekly wildlife: mushrooms!

  • Speak up about the future of Yellow Springs schools

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    It’s your turn to give input about the future of the Yellow Springs Exempted Village schools.

  • VIDEO: Cosey sprints to second at regionals, eyes state

    Mario Cosey took second in the 100-meter dash at the regional tournament in Troy on Wednesday. He'll run at states next weekend. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Mario Cosey took second in the 100-meter dash at regionals on Friday to solidify his place at next week’s state tournament. See a video of his run.

  • Antioch College names advancement head

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    On Friday, May 27, Antioch College names Stephen Sturman as the college’s new vice president for advancement.

  • Sustainability new focus for Antioch College

    At his State of the College address on May 20, Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt announced that the revived college will focus academic programs on sustainability issues.

    At his State of the College address on May 20, Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt announced that sustainability will be a focus for the revived college.

  • Storms pass through village

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    Three storm systems charged through Yellow Springs on Wednesday evening, May 26. The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning in Greene County a little after 7 p.m. due to possible tornadic activity spotted by Doppler radar, but there were no actual tornado sightings, according to the NWS.

  • Sewer link-up moves ahead

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    A project connecting the Morris Bean & Company foundry to the Village of Yellow Springs sanitary sewer system will likely be completed this year with the recent finding by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency that the project will not have a significant negative impact on the environment.

  • May 26, 2011 Bulldog sports round up

    Proud McKinney track team: The McKinney track team proudly displayed its trophies after the boys team finished second and the girls took fifth at the Metro Buckeye Conference Championships two weeks ago. From left, in front, are Coach Isabelle Dierauer, Gabe Trillian, Oluka Okia with the team trophy and Kaner Butler; middle row, Matthew Conner, Charlotte Walkey, Rodman Allen, Taran Pergram with the pole vault trophy, Ethan DeWine, Aysha Allison and Madison Robertson; back row, Jacob Whetsel, Bryce White, Nathan Miller, Edward Johnson, Fielding Lewis and Alexas Nugster. (Submitted photo)

    May 26, 2011 Bulldog sports round up

  • Joyce McCurdy retires — Imparting the complexity of past

    When Joyce McCurdy left her teaching job in Springfield and took a pay cut to come to Yellow Springs schools, classes were still being held at Bryan High School, right next to the train that ran through town. That was 1968

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