Articles From March 2011

  • Teachers reflect on fulfilling careers

    Reveling by her youths — Becky Brunsman, who has taught music and kindergarten at Mills Lawn School for nearly 40 years, will retire at the end of the school year. She and long-time P.E. teacher Jutta Galbraith, are featured together in a story on page 9. Three other long-time teachers in the district, who are also retiring this year, will be featured in next week’s News. Brunsman is shown here with her kindergarten class, including in back from left, Jaleigh Smith, Vivian Bryan, Io Palassis, Eliza Minde-Berman, Mya Jones, Ethan Knemeyer, Jason Knemeyer and Liam Cooney; in front from left, Liam McClean, Elijah Williams, Hailey Roe, Maya Kingsley, Isabella Blackwell, Joe Freeman, Parker Kidd and Tallis Onfroy-Curley. (Photo by Lauren heaton)

    Five teachers from Mills Lawn Elementary School and Yellow Springs High School are retiring this year after more than 30 years in the district.

  • Levy sails with 65% of vote

    Yellow Springs voters gave an emphatic thumbs-up to the Village five-year property tax levy renewal, with 65 percent of voters approving the levy and almost 35 percent rejecting it at the polls on Tuesday, May 3.

  • Arts Council reflects on Lessons learned as arts town

    While this year’s Arts Council events didn’t generate a profit, they did help to forge partnerships among local groups, promote local artists and wellness practitioners and create a brand in the Chautauqua-like Yellow Springs Experience, board members said.

  • Larger-than-expected enrollment at new Antioch

    While Antioch College leaders hoped for 25 students to enroll in the revived college’s first academic year beginning next fall, 35 young people have sent their deposits and intentions to come to Antioch.

  • Here come the solar panels

    If all goes as planned, Yellow Springs will be on the road to producing solar energy by the end of this year, following a significant Village Council vote at its May 2 meeting.

  • Taking helm of historic A.M.E.

    Timothy Liggins has recently been appointed pastor of the historic Central Chapel A.M.E Church. (Photo by Sehvilla Mann)

    Timothy Liggins has been the pastor of the Central Chapel African Methodist Episcopal, or A.M.E., Church for a short time — only about five weeks. Yet as he greets people after worship on a recent Sunday, the bond he appears to share with members seems to have been in place much longer.

  • First Summer Fun

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    Last Sunday was a high point at High and Whiteman Streets. View the slideshow.

  • Miller and Truss dominate at home track meet

    Mario Cosey blasted by his opponents to win the 100-meter dash at the Bulldog Invitational on Friday. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Thanks to strong performances by Antone Truss and Lois Miller the girls and boys track and field teams finished fourth and third, respectively, at the Bulldog Invitational on Friday.

  • Annual spring cleaning arrives

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    The annual spring clean-up week will be held May 9-13.

  • Glen House Inn open for parties and overnights

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    Erik and Deirdre Owen recently turned Italian villa on a historic estate into an “art bed and breakfast.”

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