Articles by Virgil Hervey :: Page 2

  • WEB concert reprise at Oten

    In a reprise of a popular music scene that suddenly went poof about a year-and-a-half ago, one of the original organizers of the WEB Coffeehouse will be staging a series of three performances at the Oten Gallery, across Xenia Avenue from its long-time home, the First Presbyterian Church.

  • Electronic voting questioned

    In the wake of the Election-Related Equipment, Standards & Testing (EVEREST) study of Ohio’s electronic voting systems commissioned by Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner, the local group Greene County Citizens for Safe and Secure Elections…

  • Local track star shines in college

    Sam Borchers has returned home for the summer to train in Yellow Springs after a record breaking freshman year at Penn State.

    After setting two school records at Penn State during the indoor track season, winning a big 800-meter race on the famed Hayward Field track at the University of Oregon, and becoming the Big Ten 1500 meter champion, Sam Borchers…

  • McGregor MIIND series to look at sustainability issues

    Concerned about global warming? Interested in how the discovery of petroleum led to a drastic increase in population? Care enough about the environment to explore strategies for living sustainably?

  • New process aids teachers, board to come to agreement

    After an unusually brief negotiating period, the Yellow Springs Board of Education approved a tentative contract with the school system’s teachers at its June 12 meeting.

  • After 35 years of chalkboards, scoreboards, Rainey retires

    YSHS math teacher, baseball coach and athletic director Chris Rainey is retiring after 35 years in the Yellow Springs schools.

    It’s not much news when an employee leaves his first real job after college, but when that person has held that job for 35 years, the occasion is worthy of note.

  • YSHS Class of 2008 valedictorian, salutatorian named

    Kyle Buchwalder

    While Kyle Buchwalder, the Yellow Springs High School Class of 2008 valedictorian, was interviewed for this article via e-mail because he is currently an American Field Service exchange student in San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina…

  • FCC sticks with 3-story plan

    Yellow Springs residents filled Council chambers at the Bryan Community Center for the March 24 meeting of the Yellow Springs Planning Commission, expecting a public hearing on the Friends Care Community’s proposal for use of the Barr property for moderately priced senior apartments.

  • School board moves closer to open enrollment increase

    At its March 13 meeting the school board moved one step closer to increasing open enrollment in local schools when it gave the go ahead to Superintendent Norm Glismann to begin advertising for two new full-time elementary school teachers for grades one and two, and a half-time kindergarten, teacher.

  • A corner beacon for peace

    Anti-war protesters stood on the corner of Limsetone Street and Xenia Avenue as the snowstorm hit Saturday, March 8. Protesters have occupied the corner on Saturdays since 2002. Shown, from left, are an unidentified protester, Daniel Taylor, Mary Morgan, Terry Snider, Hazel Tulecke, Bill Houston, Bill Firestone and Janeal Ravindal.

    On Wednesday, May 19, the war in Iraq marked its fifth year, and in the past week this country hit the milestone of having the 4,000th service member lose his life. The war has surpassed the American involvement in World War II by two years.

  • Getting plowed is serious business with the road crew guys

    Village Road Superintendent Dave Conley, center, with his plowing crew Jason Hamby, left, and Kent Harding as the plowing season nears an end.

    While meteorologists have been reporting above average snow fall this winter, the guys in the snowplowing trenches in the village and Miami Township keep seeing a bleary-eyed vision of the theme they’ve dealt with all year: more snow, more salt, more man-hours.

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