Articles From March 2011

  • Lottie Lindsey

    Lottie Hopkins

    Lottie Leona Bennett Hopkins Lindsey died Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Edinboro Manor in Edinboro, Pa. She was 90.

  • Betty Jane Ost

    Betty Jane (Parrett Hall) Ost of Cincinnati, formerly of Yellow Springs and Jackson, Miss., died Wednesday, Jan. 25. She was 82.

  • Tragedy sparks effort for new laws

    New Yellow Springs residents Kelly and Jaye Drummond lost their daughter, Lauren, 5, last summer in a car accident outside of Springfield. The driver, who is being charged with vehicular homicide, appeared to be talking on a cell phone and speeding at the time of the accident. The Drummonds, pictured at their King Street home with their son, Matthew, 3, are beginning a campaign to lobby local and state officials to ban drivers from talking on cell phones or texting. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Life changed swiftly, horribly and irrevocably for the Drummond family on a hot sunny August day last year. Jaye and Kelly Drummond had taken their two children, Lauren, 5, and Matthew, 3, for a picnic at the George Rogers Clark Park west of Springfield, where they lived at the time. They decided to drive back […]

  • Public Meetings

    Human Relations Committee, Council Meeting, Library Commission, Environmental Commission

  • Feb. 2, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up

    Junior Robbie Jones played his best game of the year during the Bulldogs’ rematch against Middletown Christian on Friday. Jones, here dishing out the ball after driving into the paint, was dominant on both sides of the court and led scoring for the team, with 17 points. YSHS won the game, 64–59, after losing to Middletown Christian in double overtime on Jan. 13. Visit www.ysnews.com for more game photos. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Feb. 2, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Village shows its love, proudly

    Megan Miller showed off some of the chocolately possibilities of the upcoming “Tour de Chocolat,” on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 1 to 5 p.m. Twenty-three downtown businesses are offering chocolate items on their menu. The chocolate crawl is part of the first Yellow Springs Love-In, Feb. 10–12, featuring music, peace and activism. Miller, who is helping to organize the event as an Antioch College Miller Fellow with the Yellow Springs Arts Council, here holds some handmade chocolates from Town Drug and a bianca white chocolate latte from Dino’s Cappucinos. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Rather than fight it, the Yellow Springs Experience is embracing the village’s hippie image with a weekend “Love-In” modeled after happenings in the late 1960s centered on music, peace and activism.

  • Board Of Education

    Requesting Quotes For Yellow Springs Schools Lawn Mowing

  • With chess, thinking and fun unite

    During last week’s tournament that wrapped the Emily Bailey Arts Residency, local chess mentor Omar Durrani counseled Antioch School students on their chess moves. Counterclockwise from bottom left are Marin Wirrig, Ceron Gomez, Henry Wirrig, Tim Bold, Tahlia Potter and Lida Boutis. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Older Group boys at the Antioch School began lobbying about a year ago to make chess the focus of the school’s annual artist-in-residency for the annual Emily Bailey arts residency.

  • Conley’s hard work his passion

    After 19 years with the Village, Dave Conley retired in December as the superintendent of streets and wastewater collection. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    By the time he came to work as a Village crewman 19 years ago, Dave Conley was already a veteran of infrastructure maintenance.

  • Council Meeting Agenda

    Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, 7:00 p.m.

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