Articles From March 2011

  • Your one-stop shop to be the fittest that survive

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    Springs Survival store opened recently behind Kings Yard and offers a host of gear and supplies for backpacking and emergency preparedness.

  • Hula whoops!

    Mills Lawn After School Care Community Enrichment students give it a whirl at a demonstration of the "circus feats" part of the Circus Feats and Healthy Treats enrichment class. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    Many Mills Lawn After School Care children showed off their handiwork from special Community Enrichment courses.

  • Community potlucks kick off

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    Villagers are invited to three community potlucks taking place in the coming months. The first potluck is Wednesday, March 14.

  • Jonas Bender to be honored for military service

    Villager Jonas Bender will be honored this spring with the Congressional Medal of Honor for having been one of the original Montford Point Marines, the first group of African Americans to integrate the Marine Corps. He's shown with a recent book on the group of young men, who were subjected to racist and unequal treatment.grate the Marine Corps. He's shown with a recent book on the group of young men, who were subjected to racist and unequal treatment.

    Villager Jonas Bender will be honored this spring with the Congressional Medal of Honor for having been a part of the Montford Point Marines, the first group of African Americans to join the Marines, from the years 1943 to 1949.

  • BLOG-Thursday Night means Oysters at the Winds

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    The Winds Cafe is a social hub—an eclectic mix of people, art, and marvelous food.

  • Wastewater upgrades showcased

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    More than 100 area wastewater and water treatment plant operators from Southwest Ohio visited the Village water facilities on Thursday.

  • Republican presidential primary results by precinct

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    Rick Santorum was the big winner in the village and township in the Super Tuesday presidential primary, garnering 150 votes compared to 104 votes for Mitt Romney.

  • ‘Super Tuesday’ is March 6

    Local voters will take to the polls Tuesday in the Ohio primary election to choose candidates who will face off in November.

  • CAP plans for video group

    At its Feb. 21 meeting, Village Council heard the annual report of the Yellow Springs Community Access Panel, or CAP, the group that broadcasts meetings of Village commissions and panels on the local public access station.

  • Muse concert this Saturday— Singing out for women and world

    Cincinnati women’s choir Muse will perform at South Gym, Antioch College at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 3. The concert is a fundraiser for the Yellow Springs Community Food Pantry. Muse’s founding director, local resident Catherine Roma, organized the concert in collaboration with Antioch College to promote international women’s month. (Submitted photo)

    The story of the Cincinnati vocal ensemble Muse begins 29 years ago, when doctoral student Catherine Roma combined her interests in choral conducting, peace and justice and feminism by starting a women’s choir to emphasize the female voice, empower women and promote social change.