Articles From March 2011

  • ‘Beasts’ held captive one more week

    Hushpuppy (Quvenzhané Wallis) in 'Beasts of the Southern Wild'.

    Beasts of the Southern Wild, a new film by Benh Zeitlin, penetrates with powerful characters and lyrical imagery. It is now playing at the Little Art Theatre.

  • Book mobile has kids partying on the road to literacy

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    The Greene County Library bookmobile comes to town.

  • West Nile virus in Village

    Local mosquitoes tested positive last week for West Nile Virus, a potentially serious illness, prompting the Greene County Combined Health District to begin spraying insecticide in one village neighborhood.

  • Village Council— Revised code to allow flexibility

    The recent zoning code revision includes changes to allow more flexibility in the code that aligns with goals articulated during the 2010 community visioning project, according to a summary of the update presented to Village Council at Council’s Aug. 6 meeting.

  • Documentary ‘The Invisible War’— Sexual violence in military endemic

    In Iraq or Afghanistan today, an American female soldier has a greater chance of being raped than killed by enemy fire. According to estimates by the Department of Defense, in 2010 there were 19,000 violent sexual assaults against women in the military.

  • New villager Brian Housh—Bringing talents from Thailand

    Brian Housh, who moved to the village this year after 12 years in Thailand, works as the gallery marketing director for the Yellow Springs Arts Council. He’s shown here at the group’s new space on Corry Street. (Photo by Sehvilla Mann)

    When Brian Housh had lived in Yellow Springs for one month, he surprised a friend by handing him a business card. “You’ve only lived here a month — how can you already have a card?” the friend asked.

  • Painter returns for son’s schooling

    Tia Acheson, who grew up in Yellow Springs and then moved to Washington state with her family, has returned to the village with her son, Luca. An artist, she works as a professional painter, and specializes in creating murals. (photo by Sarah Siff)

    Aside from the magnetic pull that Yellow Springs seems to exert over artists, painter Tia Acheson felt another element drawing her toward her childhood home. The village native, 41, wanted her son, Luca, 5, to attend the Antioch School where she herself had learned to create.

  • Laying out his wears (pun intended)

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  • Village Council—Revenues drop slightly in ’12

    Revenues in the Village general fund budget have dropped 11 percent overall compared to a year ago this time, according to Village Finance Director Sharon Potter at Council’s Aug. 6 meeting.

  • A ‘group hug’ from YS foundation

    What do the doors at the library, the mural under the Little Art Theatre marquee, the roof of the Community Children’s Center, the soccer fields at the high school, the dishwasher at the Senior Center, the wood kiln at John Bryan Community Pottery and the handicapped access ramp at Glen Helen have in common?

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