Articles From March 2011

  • Poetry reading to celebrate Glen Helen

    Eighteen poets will share nature-inspired poetry this Friday, Dec. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Glen Helen Building in a celebration of Glen Helen, co-sponsored by the Glen and the Tecumseh Land Trust. Shown are organizer Ed Davis, left, Krista Magaw of Tecumseh Land Trust and Jack Whitacre, all of whom will read poems.

    A celebration of Glen Helen with poetry will take place this Friday, Dec. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Glen Helen Building. The free event is sponsored by the Glen and Tecumseh Land Trust.

  • Harold ‘Corky’ Cordell

    Harold 'Corky' Cordell

    Harold “Corky” Cordell died Tuesday, Dec. 4, surrounded by lots of love and family. He was 91.

  • Charles Dorsey

    Charles Dorsey

    Charles D. “Snookum/Snooks” Dorsey Jr., Marine veteran, died Nov. 28. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 12 at Thomas Funeral Home in Dayton.

  • Evelyn A. Hill

    Evelyn Hill

    Evelyn A. Hill, faithful servant of God, died on Sunday, Dec. 9, after a lengthy illness. She was 75.

  • Public meetings

    Village of Yellow Springs Public Meetings

  • Village Council snagged on public arts policy

    Village Council discussed the Village public arts policy once again at their meeting on Monday, Dec. 3. Council veered toward the draft recommended by Village Manager Laura Curliss, that included a two-phase approval process for all art installations in public spaces.

  • Ruth Bayless

    Ruth Bayless

    Ruth Bayless of Yellow Springs died at Friends Care Community on Saturday, Dec. 1. She was 84.

  • Mills Lawn kids tip hats to 1940s

    The Albert Brown Show, Mills Lawn Elementary School’s biennial all-school musical, will be performed on Friday, Dec. 14, and Saturday, Dec. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Paul Robeson Cultural and Performing Arts Center on the Central State University campus. Saluting are a group of Rosie the Riveters, from left, in the front row, Deena Green, Jenesis Williams and Malaya Booth; back row, Freddie Collins, Charlotte Nieberding, Audrey Thomas, Ellie Lang and Jude Meekin. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The silly laughs and sensational songs heard on 1940s radio will be re-performed live in the Mills Lawn biennial all-school musical, The Albert Brown Show, featuring some of the era’s comedy routines, music and dance numbers and celebrity knockoffs.

  • Village planner’s job to end

    Village Assistant Planner Ed Amrhein will leave his position on Dec. 14. (YS News Archives)

    After seven years as the face of all things related to public planning and development in the village, Ed Amrhein is leaving his position as assistant Village planner. His last day will be Friday, Dec. 14.

  • Villagers share the holiday spirit

    Debbie Henderson is one of the community volunteers who helps to organize Share the Joy, a holiday gift-giving project located at the Yellow Springs Library that provides gifts for needy villagers. See page 4 for details. (Photo by Jeff Simons)

    What began more than 20 years ago with a small group of local volunteers collecting fruit baskets for low-income families has evolved into a program—Share the Joy—whereby struggling families in Yellow Springs can request essential gifts for themselves and their children.

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