Articles From March 2011

  • Public Meetings

    Council Meeting, Library Commission, Planning Commission

  • C of C efforts pay off— Village a mecca for many

    Christa Thomas, left, and Jen Foley celebrated the local St. Patrick’s Day festivities with their children, Aeridan and Oriah. The Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce organized the “Shamrocks & Shenanigans” pub crawl, which drew swarms of visitors to the village on a sunny Saturday.

    A mecca for arts lovers. A thoroughfare for avid bicyclists and hikers. A place to soak up street life and people watch. And now, a town in which slightly buzzed tourists can wander from bars to restaurants to shops.

  • Nudes reveal arts controversy

    Attendees at the “Women’s Voices Out Loud,” performance took in the controversial art exhibit in the John Bryan Community Gallery at intermission. In the foreground is local artist Deb Housh’s painting, “More Nudes Please.” After several Village employees who work in the John Bryan Community Center complained about nudity and sexual content in artwork at the annual exhibit, Council decided to develop a local public art policy.

    Village Council will push to create a local policy for public art because of complaints from several Village employees about nudity and sexual content in artwork at the annual “Women’s Voices Out Loud” exhibit now on display at John Bryan Community Center.

  • BLOG—The gulf between a Twinkie and a cherry blossom

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    Macon, Ga., the cherry blossom capitol of the South, celebrates the blooms with deep-fried Twinkies.

  • Schools discuss new property tax levy

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    The Yellow Springs school board is considering a new property tax for this year’s November ballot. See how much the levy could cost you.

  • Longtime Village employees to be honored

    Yellow Springs Police Chief John Grote is one of three retiring Village employees who will be honored at a reception this Thursday, March 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bryan Community Center, Rooms A and B. The public is invited and refreshments will be served.

    Yellow Springs Police Chief John Grote and two other longtime Village employees will be honored at a reception this Thursday, March 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bryan Community Center, Rooms A and B.

  • No Common Scents

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    From the corner of a blanket to the corner of town.

  • And it burns, burns, burns

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue firefighters control the blaze at a prescribed burn on March 7. (Photo by Scott Hammond)

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue conducted a prescribed burn of the prairie at Morris Bean on March 7. Villager Scott Hammond was on hand to capture a few amazing photos of the blaze. RELATED POSTS: Future first responders Fire station celebrates new engine ‘World Wide Webs’ Trust (No, please don’t say it!—) Picture purrrfect!

  • BLOG-Springing from the Ground

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    In spite of the rain, this Friday seemed the very personification of inspired improvisation. Nature sported a fresh look as did Yellow Springs’ youth.

  • Antioch University names new chancellor

    Felice Nudelman of the New York Times Company has been named the new chancellor of Antioch University, replacing Toni Murdock.

    The Antioch University Board of Governors has appointed Felice Nudelman of the New York Times Company as the university’s new chancellor, replacing Toni Murdock.

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