Articles From March 2011

  • Barr property gets second offer

    A second purchase option for the Barr property arose over the summer after funding for its development with senior apartments fell through.

  • Drilling ban is approved

    At their meeting Monday, Aug. 20, Village Council took an initial step toward becoming the first municipality in Ohio to ban fracking and injection wells within its borders.

  • Clifton Gorge Music & Arts Festival— In with the old—and the new

    Organizers behind the new Clifton Gorge Music and Arts Festival are, from left, former mayor Steve McFarland, Clifton Council member and volunteer Skip Beehler and Clifton Mayor Alex Bieri. The festival takes place this weekend, Aug. 24–26. See event schedule on page 5. (Photo by Jeff Simons)

    Clifton is back on the map. The festival map, that is.

  • Village Council— Streetscape plan is curbed

    At their Aug. 20 meeting, Village Council members said no to a controversial and ambitious plan to change the downtown streetscape.

  • Chamber music fundraiser— Italy remixed, in music and in place

    The Italianate Glen House Inn will be the site of Una Festa Italiana, a fundraiser for Chamber Music Yellow Springs, on Sunday, Aug. 26, beginning at 4 p.m. The event features Italian food, wine and music by local ensemble James Johnston, Mary White, Franklin Cox and Barbara Leeds. (Submitted photo)

    This weekend, as a fundraiser for CMYS, a local string ensemble will perform an intimate concert of Baroque sonatas in the setting of an Italian villa that matches the scene of the music’s inception.

  • BLOG – Two Years

    Painted baby. (Photo by Hung Nguyen)

    Wherein I talk about how my kid’s got kind of a ‘tude these days.

  • GALLERY: Clifton Gorge festival

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    The Clifton Gorge Music and Arts Festival drew visitors last weekend for three days of craft-vending, fried-food-eating and music-playing.

  • BLOG—Glen Helen

    This tree was planted in 1929 by Hugh Taylor Birch in memory of his daughter Helen Bitch Bartlett. (photos by Suzanne Ehalt)

    The nooks and crannies throughout the Village that often get overlooked. Today’s blog showcases my walk in Glen Helen.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Volleyball team starts strong

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    Expectations are high this year for the YSHS girls varsity volleyball team, and in its first match of the year the team didn’t disappoint.

  • BLOG-Cooking with Head and Heart

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    Cooking is a soothing, restorative occupation. After the emotional impact of that first arriving school bus, I find solace in making pasta.

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