Articles From March 2011

  • Public Meetings

    Village of Yellow Springs public meetings

  • Arthur H. Pitstick

    Arthur Pitstick

    Arthur H. Pitstick of Yellow Springs died peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Greenwood Manor. He was 95.

  • School forecasts lack of funds

    The latest five-year budget forecast presented at the school board meeting Thursday, Oct. 4, continued to show that the district is still facing financial woes.

  • Views from the street— How presidential were candidates?

    The News asked Yellow Springs residents to weigh in on the first presidential debate held on Oct. 3 in Denver, and the vice presidential debate held in Danville, Ky., on Oct. 11.

  • Future first responders

    Kian and Neirin Barker learned all about firefighting at an open house for Miami Township Fire-Rescue last week. The Barkers were among the villagers who took a ride in a fire truck, explored the inside of an ambulance and watched a firefighter don the department’s heavy gear. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Kian and Neirin Barker were among the villagers who attended the MTFR open house last week.

  • Iona pushes vintage clothes

    Villager Kira Lugo, center, is opening a funky new clothing boutique in the space recently vacated by Sam & Eddie’s Open Books. The store will sell new clothing in vintage and retro styles from the 1940s to 1980s. With Lugo are her husband, Brian, and two of her four children — 12-year-old Zach and three-year-old Noah. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    At a new local clothing boutique, you might find jazz-era dresses next to Elvis Presley-inspired bowler shirts, Ramones-influenced punk rock attire among glam rock skinny jeans.

  • Oct. 25, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Nathan Miller celebrated his game-winning goal with teammates during the Bulldogs 2–1 come-from-behind victory over visiting Madison in last Thursday’s district opener. Miller scored on a header with less than three minutes left in the game. From left are Grant Reigelsperger, Levi Perry, Miller, Roland Newsome, Fielding Lewis, Gabe Rehm, Ian Chick and Jared Scarfpin. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Oct. 25, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  • Village OKs bidding on lot

    The Railroad Street property where the grain elevator once stood is going to auction this week, and the Village of Yellow Springs will be among the bidders.

  • Californian finds village novel

    Jillian Slater in her new Yellow Springs back yard garden. (Photo by Nadia Mulhall)

    Originally from Jackson, Calif., Jillian Slater moved to Dayton in January, 2011. Whenever she told people she was from California, they would invariably reply “I bet you would like Yellow Springs.”

  • Council eyes public art policy

    Village Council considered a draft art policy at its Oct. 15 meeting as a first step towards defining the types of art allowed in public spaces and the procedures for their approval.

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