Articles From March 2011

  • Pauline Fleck

    Pauline Fleck died July 17 at Hospice of Palm Beach, Fla. after a brief illness and complications from surgery. Her daughter, Eve, and good friend, Tamy Hernandez, were by her side. She was 83. A retired registered nurse, Pauline loved the arts, music, all things “collectible,” the Boston Red Sox, the Miami Heat and, most […]

  • Bubbles and Beer

    From the Yellow Springs News, 1966

    Well, the bubbles were then and the beer is now. Check out the bicycle on the far left of the ad, you can sit there now and order a beer at Peach’s on Xenia Ave.

  • County school grows in village

    Greene County Educational Services Center superintendent Terry Thomas will retire next month. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    For the past 25 years, Greene County’s special education provider has sat quietly at the western edge of the village, growing.

  • A overly-hot village keeps its cool

    Summer-saults: Even though the temperature rose to a lethargy-inducing 96° last Thursday, July 5, jumpers rose to the occasion to show off for the camera at Gaunt Park pool’s deep end. Pool officials cited heavy use during the heat, and a record attendance that Friday. (Photos by Suzanne Ehalt)

    Villagers took the second week of scorching heat like champions last Friday and Saturday, when temperatures soared to record highs. The Village pool was well utilized.

  • Main Squeeze under new ownership— A smooth blend of old, new

    Xenia couple Debi Yawn and David Lee purchased Main Squeeze last week from Donna Lynn Johnson, who opened the juice bar in 2006. Yawn and Lee said they plan to keep selling Main Squeeze’s signature smoothies and juices while they add more food items to the menu. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When Main Squeeze went on sale at the beginning of the year, customers may have worried about the fate of the local juice bar. But smoothie addicts can still get their fix at Main Squeeze.

  • Village wins federal grant to enhance safety for kids

    Village children will more safely walk or bike to school within the next year, thanks to a collaborative effort between local citizens and Village government.

  • La Pampa to knit an Argentine tradition into the community

    Local resident Mariano Rios prepared to roast a flayed local pig for the pre-opening of La Pampa at Peifer Orchards last month.

    Mariano Rios opened La Pampa, an Argentinian grilling and catering business at Peifer Orchards last week.

  • Car dealerships in the Village

    An old postcard of the Village Ford which lived on Dayton Street before moving to Xenia Ave. in 1962 (postcard courteous of Bob Baldwin Jr.)

    Who would have thought there was enough room for two car dealerships in town?

  • Village want to have their trees and defend them too

    Elizabeth Price and several others led a tree removal protest on Xenia Avenue last Thursday.

    Last week villagers protested a plan to remove the Bradford pear trees downtown.

  • BLOG — Mailboxes

    (all photos by Suzanne Ehalt)

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