Articles From March 2011

  • Food ties village to Ethiopia

    Andy Carlson and Jessica Bilecki stood in a garden they helped grow with a group of villagers in the Kossoye region of Ethiopia in order to improve the village diet. The two Yellow Springs residents are part of the Kossoye Development Project, initiated by Carlson’s father Dennis Carlson with the University of Gondar in the 1960s to improve the health and longevity of the region’s people. (Submitted photo)

    Yellow Springer Andy Carlson recalls with fondness his childhood home in Ethiopia. Growing up with missionary parents in the eastern part of the country, Carlson lived in a colonial Italian mansion that, he remembers, “had a fabulous garden. There were lemon trees, banana trees, all kinds of things.” So he was surprised when, during a trip to Ethiopia decades later, he was unable to find seeds.

  • Moments that make our community

    “Yellow Springs moments,” those times especially rich in community feeling, this year included, from top clockwise, the Davis Street block party in August; Ashlea and Hailey Roe painted “head art” on Susan Gartner; Melissa Heston led the Yellow Springs Pride parade in July; and during last February’s public art performance “The Kiss,” Corinne Totty received kisses from her mother, Tamar Totty, and grandmother, Kipra Heerman. (Photos by susan gartner except bottom, from the News archives by Lauren Heaton)

    For our annual holiday story, the News staff asked villagers to describe a 2012 “Yellow Springs moment,” that is, a time when they felt an especially strong sense of community in the village

  • Elf-guided tour

    YSAC elves

    Penny Adamson, left, and Emily Seibel were enthusiastic participants in last week-end’s Elf Tour, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.

  • Transfer ‘celebratory’ for college

    The recent agreement between Antioch College and Antioch University that nullifies the university’s remaining claims to the college campus will allow the college to move ahead with projects that also benefit the Yellow Springs community.

  • 2013 Calendar of the Village of Yellow Springs

    2013 Calendar of the Village of Yellow Springs Council and Council’s Commissions, Committees and Boards

  • Schools offer drug counseling

    At its meeting on Dec. 13, the Yellow Springs school board agreed to contract with Greene County’s TCN Behavioral Health Services for substance abuse prevention and treatment services for students in the school.

  • In college, YSHS soccer stars shine

    Kyle Buckwalder, a 2008 YSHS graduate and soccer stand-out, recently for the second year earned a place on the Capitol One Academic All America Team for his athletic and academic performance. He’s shown pushing the ball for Colorado College, where he will graduate this year. (Submitted photo)

    Kyle Buchwalder, a 2008 Yellow Springs High School graduate and senior midfielder for Colorado College, has been selected to a second team spot on the Capital One Academic All-America Team for the second year in a row. He is one of several formerYSHS soccer players who are continuing to reap honors in college athletics.

  • Yellow Springs Board Of Education

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    Agenda for Thursday, January 9

  • BLOG – Yellowpedia: School Forest

    Michael Finster helps Mary Hyde and Dr. David Hyde with their Christmas Tree

    Yellowpedia is the weekly photography blog of Aaron Zaremsky. It attempts to document the cultural and natural history of Yellow Springs. This week’s entry is on School Forest.

  • BLOG – Christmas Lights

    There was a beautiful clear sky the night I photographed this Pleasant Street home. (photos by Suzanne Ehalt Szempruch)

    The nooks and crannies throughout the Village that often get overlooked. Today’s blog showcases some of the neighborhood Christmas lights through out the village.

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