Articles From March 2011

  • Local man seeks change in Ohio

    Yellow Springs resident and Democrat Jeff Robertson challenges incumbent Republican Chris Widener in the District 10 Ohio Senate race. Robertson is throwing a “pre-victory” party at the Glen Building on Oct. 19. Pictured is Robertson talking with villagers at The Winds after his book signing. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Being a Yellow Springer, and a long shot, Democratic candidate Jeff Robertson’s run for the Ohio Senate — an ambitious undertaking in a Republican-leaning district — is anything but conventional. At a campaign fundraiser at The Winds Cafe this week, Robertson eschewed a tie, served an all-vegetarian meal, spent more time reading from his recently published political thriller than stumping, and seemed more interested in raising awareness than raising money.

  • Education film to honor Wallis

    Don Wallis, center,was a lifelong education advocate and died before a film on alternative education he purchased, August to June: Bringing Life Back to School!, could be publicly screened. It will be shown at the Little Art Theatre at 4 p.m. on Oct. 14. From left to right clockwise around Wallis are Mary Triplett, Jade Turner, Tasha Fox, Liana Rothman, Hana Katz-Stein and Emily Corwin Renner, circa 2002. (Submitted photo courtesy of the Antioch School)

    For 90 years the Antioch School has been an alternative educational option for local children. But what if the Yellow Springs public schools could become more like the Antioch School?

  • Dallas memorial planned

    A memorial service for Willa Dallas will be held Sunday, Oct. 21, 2–4 p.m.

  • Oct. 11, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

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    Oct. 11, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  • Villagers query chiefs-to-be

    If he is appointed police chief, candidate Tony Pettiford said he will work alongside his officers and be actively involved in the day-to-day policing of the community. If he is named police chief, candidate Art Scott said he will make sure officers and staff receive the training they need to be a top-notch police department.

  • Kennedy’s near century of life, trees

    Lloyd Kennedy, second from right, stood at the sign that bears his name during the rededication of Ellis Park, which has been renamed in honor of Kennedy and his long-term commitment to planting trees in the village. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Lloyd Kennedy isn’t one to revel in the spotlight. Especially at an event like last Friday’s ceremony that rededicated Ellis Park as the Ellis Park and Lloyd Kennedy Arboretum.

  • Village Council— CBE federal grants reduced

    The Village of Yellow Springs learned this week that federal grant funds that have long been committed for road construction within the Village commerce park have been withdrawn. A federal earmark of $344,000 that was committed through the Ohio Department of Transportation for roads at the Village’s Center for Busines and Education was redirected last month to another project. The loss of funding cuts the CBE’s infrastructure budget by over 20 percent.

  • Greene County Domestic Violence Center Emphasizes Prevention and Intervention

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    Since 1987, the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence has designated October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the United States.

  • William Joseph Struewing

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    William Joseph Struewing died peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 6 at Greene Memorial Hospital in Xenia.

  • Education film to honor Wallis

    Don Wallis, center,was a lifelong education advocate and died before a film on alternative education he purchased, August to June: Bringing Life Back to School!, could be publicly screened. It will be shown at the Little Art Theatre at 4 p.m. on Oct. 14. From left to right clockwise around Wallis are Mary Triplett, Jade Turner, Tasha Fox, Liana Rothman, Hana Katz-Stein and Emily Corwin Renner, circa 2002. (Submitted photo courtesy of the Antioch School)

    The Antioch School will screen “August to June: Bringing Life to School!” a film that follows a teacher for a year using the open classroom model, in memory of Don Wallis.