Articles From March 2011

  • New First Presbyterian Church pastor preaches ‘radical love’

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    Take a closer look at the new pastor at the First Presbyterian Church and you’ll see that the man wearing the clerical collar also wears earrings, long hair, tattoos and combat boots.

  • Lawson ‘Bud’ Marsh

    Lawson "Bud" Marsh

    Those of us who were fortunate enough to have known ‘Bud’ Marsh will miss his friendship, his humanity, his love of the land, and his gentle spirit.

  • Clifton & Grinnell Intersection changes sought

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    Seven months after the car accident that killed local teenager Trista Lindstrom, the Greene County Engineer’s decision to maintain current traffic standards at the rural intersection where the accident occurred still stands.

  • Tim Rogers

    Tim Rogers

    In lieu of a traditional obituary, Tim wrote this letter to be shared after his death:

  • Patricia ‘Pat’ White

    Obituary

    Patricia “Pat” White of Yellow Springs passed on Jan. 9 at Friends Care Community, where she had been a resident for several months. She was 63.

  • Monna L. Phillips

    Obituary

    Monna L. Phillips died Monday, Jan. 6. She was 63.

  • Epic Books returns to downtown Yellow Springs

    Gail Lichtenfels reopened Epic Book Shop as a used bookstore last month after closing the longtime Dayton Street bookstore in 2009. At the new Epic, located at 229 Xenia Ave. in the space vacated last summer by the Main Squeeze juice bar, Lichtenfels will buy and sell used books on all topics but especially in the fields of religion, philosophy, psychology and mysticism. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In the decades-long saga of Epic Book Shop, an improbable resurrection — 40 years after Gail Lichtenfels first bought it and four years after she shuttered it, Lichtenfels reopened Epic last month as a used bookstore.

  • CBE funds stable, for now

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    The Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) grant to the Village for the CBE infrastructure is not in immediate jeopardy, but there is some risk that the money could be diverted in an emergency.

  • A nip of the north in southern Ohio

    While snow wasn’t the worst enemy during the recent two-day chill, Village crews nevertheless plowed streets regularly. The cold was intense but mercifully short, and by Wednesday the weather was returning to just a normal cold. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The main clue that things weren’t right on Monday could be found downtown, where the usual weekday hubbub went missing. Streets and sidewalks were empty and coffee shops, very uncharacteristically, looked deserted.

  • James Ritter Warner

    James Ritter Werner

    Dr. James Ritter Werner, of Dayton’s Five Oaks neighborhood and Yellow Springs, died on Sunday, Jan. 5, from complications due to chronic leukemia.

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