Articles From March 2011

  • Cuts shrink Village budget

    In these difficult economic times, it’s a familiar story for states and municipalities: while revenues are falling, costs are rising. And that’s the story again this year for the Village of Yellow Springs.

  • Hollister gets environmental post

    Local resident and Yellow Springs native Don Hollister is the new executive director of the Ohio League of Conservation Voters, a Columbus-based bipartisan environmental organization. Hollister will draw on his local political experience as he leads the group in lobbying for environmental policy and electing pro-environmental candidates for state and local offices. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    All politics is local, the saying goes, and it’s also largely unpaid. Local resident and Yellow Springs native Don Hollister has found both to be true in his nearly 40 years in politics.

  • New store seeks to fill local need

    Village resident Valorie Claggett recently opened her store of vintage and retro furnishings, Modern Salvage, at 138 Dayton Street. Claggett, an architect, designer and historical preservationist, will stock the store with unique and simple modern items from estate sales, garage sales and thrift stores. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    What Valorie Claggett finds at garage sales, estate sales and thrift stores are not high-priced antiques, she says, but rather useful and affordable items for everyday life that happen to have that retro style.

  • Malarkey’s a star on London’s West End

    Yellow Springs native Michael Malarkey has hit the big time playing Elvis Presley in London’s West End theater district, in the hit show “Million Dollar Quartet.” He’s shown recently when he returned to the states for a visit at the Littlewood home of his parents, Jim and Nadia Malarkey. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Michael Malarkey has spent the year playing Elvis Presley in the West End production of “Million Dollar Quartet” at the Noel Coward Theatre in London.

  • Mike Kelley

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    Mike Paul Kelley of Yellow Springs died Wednesday, Nov. 30. He was 65.

  • Dec. 8, 2011 Bulldog Sports Roundup

    Keanan Onfroy-Curley, left, and Oluka Okia guarded their opponents during the McKinney eighth-grade boys basketball team’s 61–36 loss to Carroll this week. (Photos by Megan Bachman)

    Dec. 8, 2011 Bulldog Sports Roundup

  • Naomi McKee

    Naomi McKee

    Naomi Jean McKee died Thursday, Dec. 1. She was 84.

  • Village welcomes all for a holiday tradition

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    Come start the holiday season this weekend with a Holiday in the Village.

  • Soaking rains extend wet weather trend

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    Rain drenched the Yellow Springs area on Sunday and Monday, continuing a trend of wet weather over the last few months.

  • Clifton Winterfest underway

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    The third annual Clifton Winterfest is officially open.

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