Articles From March 2011

  • Animal magnetism on the ’Fridge

    "Hobbes hides", submitted by Robin Suits, is the winner — by a hair — of the Yellow Springs News's People's Pets photo contest.

    What have we gotten ourselves into? That is what I’m wondering, as I look at all the wonderful submissions of animal companions.

  • Curliss is new Village manager

    Interim Manager Laura Curliss has been named the permanent manager of Yellow Springs. She's shown in her office in the Bryan Community Center the day after Council unanimously approved her hiring on Monday, June 4.

    Yellow Springs Interim Manager Laura Curliss has been named the village’s permanent manager by Village Council.

  • Food carts allowed, but with rules

    Foodcarts must now follow regulations which include not obstructing sightlines to existing businesses. (YS News filephoto)

    The “French fry truck” will no longer enjoy prime frontage along Xenia Avenue downtown. It was ordered not to “obstruct access or sightlines” to other businesses.

  • From classrooms to coral reefs

    McKinney School seventh- and eighth-grade science teacher Terry Graham retires at the end of the school year to return to science field work and spend more time with family. Here Graham shows off a student project on the rainforest. During her 12 years at McKinney, Graham said she enjoyed encouraging student creativity and teamwork through projects. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Now entering a new phase of her life, Terry Graham, a former field biologist, retires at the end of the school year as science teacher to head back into the field.

  • Mike DeWine visits YSHS— Native son faces local heat

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine told Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School students to be independent thinkers and sparred with them over the gay marriage issue at an assembly last week. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine returned last week to his alma mater, Yellow Springs High School, and shared with students his opinions on gay marriage, abortion and President Obama.

  • Top students’ nod to village

    Erika Chick was named the valedictorian and Savita Bathija the salutatorian of their YSHS class of 2012. They will speak at graduation at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, at the high school. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The pressures of being students and trying to make plans for the future have reared their Cerberean heads in the lives of Yellow Springs High School seniors Erika Chick and Savita Bathija.

  • June 7, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round up

    YSHS senior Antone Truss launched himself over the bar during the high jump at the state finals last week. Truss jumped 6'0" to come in sixth place, the best finish of a YSHS high jumper in more than 40 years. (Submitted photo by Keturah Fulton)

    June 7, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round up

  • Council poised to hire Curliss

    Laura Curliss will leave her position as Village manager. (News file photo)

    Yellow Springs Village Council is poised to vote on whether to hire Interim Manager Laura Curliss as the Village’s permanent manager following its regular June 4 meeting.

  • New filmmakers show their work

    “Women Who Yell” to be shown on Thursday, June 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Neon Movies in Dayton, as part of the Big Lens Film Festival, an annual event showcasing the creations of Wright State film students. The film was created by Megan Hague and Kyle Wilkinson, students in the production class of villagers Jim Klein and Julia Reichert. (Submitted photo)

    In Women Who Yell, 20-some 20-something women lose their cool and reveal profound, sometimes hilarious, moments of exasperation normally reserved for best friends, moms or maybe therapists.

  • YSHS track alums earn All-American honors

    2010 YSHS graduate Reini Brickson earned a spot on the Capital One Academic All-District Women's Track/Cross Country Team. (submitted photo)

    YSHS alumni Reini Brickson, Mitchell Brickson and Jacob GunderKline all racked up honors in race-walking in May.

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