Articles From March 2011

  • Interim chief comes out of retirement

    Former Beavercreek Police Chief Art Scott has come out of retirement (for the second time) to take the position of interim Yellow Springs police chief, following the retirement last week of John Grote. Scott anticipates that his interim position will last three to six months, and he has not yet decided whether to apply for the permanent position. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Former Beavercreek Police Chief Arthur Scott is the Yellow Springs Interim Police Chief, taking the place of John Grote, who retired last week.

  • McKinney focuses on wellness

    McKinney Middle School students are shown last Monday during small group discussions that were part of Re-Do Day, an anti-bullying program. All students took part in the activity, which was part of a weeklong McKinney Wellness Week. The week also included presentations on male and female body image and suicide prevention. (photos Megan Bachman)

    Bullying is a problem everywhere in schools today, according to longtime ­McKinney Middle School teacher Sarah Lowe, and Yellow Springs is no exception.

  • Schools initiate new tax levy

    Yellow Springs school board members faced a room of empty chairs last week as they discussed a school tax hike at their “committee of the whole” meeting on Thursday, March 22.

  • Woman rescued in John Bryan State Park

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    A 25-year old Xenia woman was rescued from the side of a creek in John Bryan State Park after a small fall.

  • MillWorks a home to business

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    The local business park MillWorks recently hosted a gathering of its tenants for a potluck and tour.

  • Ball and Skein—Yarnbombing plot foiled

    Surveillance video of a bombing site from 2008 shows the suspects currently under arrest posing triumphantly. Identities have been obscured pending a trial.

    The results of a three-year sting operation paid off yesterday with the break up and neutralization of a local yarn bombing cell.

  • Frustrated village senior community moves to Florida

    Really, now! April Fools! — the News team RELATED POSTS: Six degrees of separation down to 1.5 in village Village art gallery mounts display of ordinances New resident confused by reference to ‘Weaver’s’ “Mobile” edition old news Decline to opine: important village work outsourced

  • Villager, Tupperware reunited

    Villager Sahara Nosefeather and her favorite piece of Tupperware were recently reunited after the plastic box went missing 25 years ago at a local potluck.

    Villager Sahara Nosefeather and her long lost favorite piece of Tupperware were re-united recently at a potluck, 25 years after the rectangular plastic box had gone missing.

  • ‘More pagan rituals in pine forest,’ local faeries demand

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    In what area sprites decried as a “super insulting to the elemental realm,” a recent dry spell of pagan ceremonies in the Glen Helen Nature Preserve pine forest has prompted local faeries to lambast Yellow Springs’ earth-based spiritual community.

  • Three time’s a charm— Antioch celebrates with new tower

    Workers finish the base of the third tower. Architects, designers and builders worked together to match Main Building's existing styles. Reclaimed bricks from the renovation of North Hall are being used for a seamless integration into the the structure.

    Even with all the construction going on these days at the Antioch College campus, it would be difficult to miss the addition of a third tower over the south wing of Main Building.

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