Articles From March 2011

  • Students take a global look at water

    Antioch College student Adam Abraham researched the history of global conflicts caused by the scarcity of water as his final project for the global seminar on the topic of water. All 35 students presented their final projects at McGregor Hall last Wednesday. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Having approached the topic of water through the disciplines of art, science, history, literature, environmentalism and political science all in one semester, Antioch College faculty members Lewis Trelawny-Cassidy and David Kammler received a range of final projects that reflected their integrative model.

  • Village settles with officer

    The Village reached a settlement earlier this month with a former Yellow Springs police officer over a claim he had filed with the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) last year over his right to continue working after acquiring a job-related disability.

  • Conrad kept village schools in order

    Craig Conrad, head of maintenance and custodial supervisor for the Yellow Springs School District, is retiring next month after 27 years with the district. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    From the moment he started, Craig Conrad has loved his job; he seldom has the same day twice, and is kept busy with a wide spectrum of duties.

  • A passion for women’s health

    Dr. Jennifer Frey has joined the Yellow Springs practice of Dr. Keith Watson, specializing in obstetrics and gynecology. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    When she talks about why she chose to specialize in women’s health, Dr. Jennifer Frey frequently uses the word “empower.” She wants to empower women to give birth in the way that they want and beyond that, to make the choices that keep them healthy and strong.

  • Upgrade makes sewage plant shiny and new

    From left, Village treatment plant operator Brad Ault, intern Richard Stockton and water and wastewater superintendent Joe Bates reviewed the major upgrade to the Village Water Reclamation plant that was completed last month. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    After nearly two years of work and about $3 million in upgrades, the Village’s refurbished wastewater treatment plant now has not only higher water quality but also a new name.

  • Wheels in FMC fundraiser

    Wheels members Rory Papania, left and Sam Salazar, second from left, met at Friends Music Camp in 2009. Now the band, which also includes Friends Music Camp alums Jamie Scott and Sam Crawford, right, along with Connor Stratton (not pictured), will perform at a benefit concert for Friends Music Camp’s scholarship fund on Friday, Dec. 30, at 7:30 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Senior Center. (Submitted photo by Savanah Amos)

    Despite both growing up in Yellow Springs, local teens Sam Salazar and Rory Papania never really met. But after attending Friends Music Camp together, they started picking a ukulele and guitar in front of Tom’s Market and the bluegrass-folk band Wheels was born.

  • 2011 Year In Review: YSHS athletes excel in many sports

    2011 Year In Review Bulldog Sports

  • Acts of kindness the whole year long

    As 2011 comes to a close, villagers were asked to tell stories of acts of kindness they witnessed or received this year. From helping lost dogs and giving impromptu singing lessons, to supporting people in times of their greatest sorrow and need, Yellow Springers reached out to one another.

  • 2011 births and deaths

    2011 Year in review: births and deaths

  • Classes of 2009–11 rule alumni courts

    The 2011 alumni basketball champs are from left, standing: Raphael Allen, Kevin Sikes-Gilbert, Matt Rowe, Ryan Phillips, Tyler Fox, Isaac Haller, and Devone Freeman; sitting: SJ Scott, Ryan Newsome, Kody McDonald and Ian Wimberly.

    Alumni put on a show of crafty hoops for the holidays.

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