Articles From March 2011

  • Barr property burn delayed

    Twenty-seven members of the Miami Township Fire-Rescue squad participated in a controlled burn of the Rabbit Run farmhouse on Dayton Street all day Saturday, Aug. 7. The event was a training exercise led by Fire Chief Colin Altman, which lasted from 9 a.m. until about 4 p.m. and included four new fire instructors, including locals Chris Kitts and Lee Gillespie, who recently completed courses taught by Assistant Fire Chief Denny Powell at the Greene County Career Center. The department brought two fire engines, a tanker, a rescue truck and an ambulance for safety in the face of temperatures that climbed to 800–900 degrees. Five firefighters from Xenia and Sugarcreek Townships also participated.

    The controlled burn of the Barr property on Xenia Avenue has been rescheduled for May 5.

  • Spring has sprung: 2011 flashback…

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    Spring is in the air, on the ground and all around us.

  • Conrad Mahle

    Conrad Mahle died on Easter Sunday, March 31. He was 79.

  • Bryan Gregor

    Clunie Bryan Gregor, educator, scientist and tempered hedonist died peacefully in his sleep on April 9 at the Friends Care Nursing Home in Yellow Springs.

  • Digging deep into a garden’s gifts

    A longtime former villager who still owns a house in town and plans to retire here, Carol Siyahi Hicks gives Yellow Springs credit for many things. For instance, it was here she found the friends who helped her discover her passion for the natural world, along with providing her company on trips into the wild.

  • Village Council— How fast to move on water sourcing?

    An ongoing discussion on the sourcing of Yellow Springs water continued at Village Council’s April 1 meeting, with Council President Judith Hempfling suggesting that more time is needed to decide how best to source local water.

  • After ten years, Chen’s closes doors

    After serving spring rolls, fried rice and General Tso’s chicken for nearly 10 years from a cozy cove on Dayton Street, Chen’s Asian Bistro closed its doors at the end of March. According to owner Jenny Chen, she and the property owner could not come to a lease agreement.

  • Springfield vs. Yellow Springs — Comparing two waters

    Like Yellow Springs, Springfield was named by early settlers for its abundant underground water resources, which on the surface manifest as gushing springs. The groundwater aquifers tapped for drinking water by both communities remain highly productive today.

  • Public Meetings

    Village Of Yellow Springs

  • Board Of Education

    Work Session for Thursday, April 25

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