Articles From March 2011

  • New faces in local races

    Last weekend Village Council candidate Dan Reyes walked door-to-door in his neighborhood to collect petition signatures and learn what’s important to villagers. While Reyes said he won’t bring an agenda to Council, he hopes to weigh in on growth and development and help the village capitalize on its educators and artists.

  • Rumpke gets nod as trash collector

    Yellow Springs Village Council decided at its July 18 meeting that if “it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” regarding the hiring of a contractor for solid waste pickup.

  • The tiny warriors of t-ball

    It was another scorcher. Ninty-three degrees at 6:30 p.m. (though the humidity was only 49 percent, which helped some). Five kids got us started — we had 25 on the diamond before the rains sent us home early, and for the third time this season. Dane Beal, 5, is for me one of the keenest […]

  • Friends aide accused of assault

    Yellow Springs police arrested a Friends Care Community employee last week for sexually assaulting one of the extended care center’s residents.

  • A farm takes root at Antioch College

    Antioch College recently announced that its begun the Antioch College Farm, its first major sustainability project, to be located on the former "golf course." Shown above is the committee of faculty and staff who are meeting to explore ways to integrate the farm into campus life. Shown above are, from left first row, chemistry professor David Kammler; local farmer Kat Christen, who will design the farm's first phase; Dean of Community Life Louise Smith; and Glen Helen Project Managers Ann Simonson and Brooke Bryan. In back are Glen Helen Director Nick Boutis, who will coordinate campus sustainability efforts, and philosophy professor Lewis Trelawny-Cassity. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Antioch College has announced that it has begun work on the Antioch College farm, its first major sustainability project, which organizers hope to incorporate into many aspects of campus life and curriculum. Local organic farmer Kat Christen has been hired to develop the farm’s first phase.

  • Local arts groups benefit from state budget increase

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    Despite the national trend of states decreasing funding for arts and culture, funds allocated for Ohio’s cultural organizations, including several in Yellow Springs, have been increased by 30.5 percent for 2012.

  • Mitchell Cary

    Mitchell Cary, 64, a retired United States Air Force test pilot who worked at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as a civilian, died last Saturday in a plane crash outside of Springfield. Cary was piloting a Wright “B” Flyer’s Silver Bird look-alike with Don Gum of Beavercreek, who also died, when it crashed in a field […]

  • Dan Hotaling memorial

    Friends of Dan Hotaling are invited to a memorial service and celebration of his life on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2–4 p.m. in the Glen Helen Building. Dan, who died March 28, would have been 83. Those planning to attend should RSVP to Dale Hotaling by calling 767-9414. RELATED POSTS: Dan Hotaling memorial Dinner fetes soccer […]

  • Barbara Jane “Babs” Bullen

    Barbara Jane Bullen died Monday, Aug. 1, at Greenewood Manor. She was 86. She was born September 4, 1924, in Yellow Springs, Ohio the daughter of Ralph and Mildred (Rienwald) Figgins. Barbara graduated from John Bryan High School in Yellow Springs, where she was a cheerleader. She worked with her husband in his family operated […]

  • ‘World Wide Webs’

    A spiderweb glitters in the evening light (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    Today’s weekly wildlife is a spiderweb.

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