Articles From March 2011

  • Mills Lawn School band and orchestra concert

    New music teacher Brian Mayer conducts the 5th and 6th grade band in the 2013 Mills Lawn School band and orchestra concert (Photos by Matt Minde)

    Over 100 students took to their instruments or wound up their vocal chords in a spectacular Mills Lawn School band and orchestra concert under the tutelage and leadership of new music director Brian Mayer.

  • Investors buy former Creative Memories building

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    A group of California-based investors purchased the former Creative Memories building last month and have already found three potential occupants who show “substantial interest” in leasing the available space.

  • A tree for wishes, community

    In the past several months, many villagers have taken advantage of the Wishing Tree, next to the Village train station. Created by new resident Alicia Chereton, the tree is designed to hold the hopes and dreams of community residents. (Photo by Anisa Kline)

    Beginning in late August, villagers may have noticed that a tree next to the train station was growing ribbons along with its leaves. Upon closer inspection, the ribbons reveal themselves to be wishes.

  • Holiday happenings in Yellow Springs

    Outside Asanda Imports on Thanksgiving weekend, Santa’s Elves performed as a crowd of adults and children gathered for the annual tree lighting. When the elves are not performing or helping Santa, they go by the names Morgan Wheeler, Emory Schweitzer, Dylan Koepp, and Layne Burner and are students at Tecumseh High School. They will perform again when Santa comes to the Glen Helen building on Saturday, Dec. 14. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    The village is gearing up for a weekend of winter wonder with several events planned in celebration of the season.

  • Yellow Springs Schools closed because of snow

    Snowfall of approximately 4 inches in Yellow Springs forced the tww-hour delay of schools. (News filephoto)

    The Yellow Springs School Board decided this morning to close Village schools because of additional snowfall.

  • School Forest gives up just three trees this year

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    Yellow Springs High School School Forest group held its annual Christmas tree sale over the weekend. Due to a poor growth year, just three trees were sold, but fun was had by all.

  • Harmony Rain Barrel Project

    Three wonderfully painted rain barrels from a Nevada town, who has been doing a similar project for 5 years to help raise money for low income families to enjoy children's programs at their local zoo.

    The Harmony Rain Barrel project will help fund the 2014 Human Relation Commission’s Learning/Sharing Mental Health Series. Deadline for artists to submit their ideas is quickly approaching!

  • BLOG-Sweet Potato Brown

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    Put a satisfying side dish on your plate on this snowy day.

  • Yellow Springs schools closed because of snow

    The winter storm system moving across the midwest closed Yellow Springs schools today.

    The Yellow Springs School Board decided this morning that Village schools are closed due to inclement weather.

  • Events focus on those with disabilities

    The documentary film "Shooting Beauty," from which the above still was taken, will be shown this Saturday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Little Art Theatre. The film follows a photographer as she discovers a new world at a center for those with mental and physical disabilities.

    A series of events will take place this Saturday, Dec. 7, to increase awareness of those with mental or physical disabilities. A documentary on the topic will be shown at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Little Art Theatre.