Articles by YS News Staff :: Page 136

  • John Eric Siemer

    Eric Siemer

    John Eric Siemer, known to his family and many friends as Eric, died at home in Yellow Springs on Feb. 19. He was 48. Known for his cheerful, smiling demeanor, his quick willingness to help others, and his eclectic catalog of interests, Eric was loved by many in Yellow Springs and surrounding communities.

  • Fall of the sprawl

    On Feb. 22, 1999, hundreds of villagers attended the auction of Whitehall Farm at the Holiday Inn in Springfield. Some stayed inside the building while others rallied and sang outside, as shown above. This weekend, Feb. 20 and 21, villagers will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the preservation of Whitehall Farm, which comprises 940 acres of green space on the village’s northern edge. For more information, see article on page 6 of the print edition.

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  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    A Valentine’s Day Senior night produced the most exciting game of the season against Ansonia on Saturday. The girls came through under pressure in the final seconds to score the 65–63 win. Post-game emotions ran high for, left to right, Kristen Foster, Jessica Kellar and Natasha Perry.

    When Erika Chick and Elizabeth Malone swim, they swim to win, and win big. The pair of YSHS freshmen set meet records in the 200 and 500 freestyle and 100 butterfly events at the sectional swim meet held at Trotwood Madison High School on Saturday, Feb. 14.

  • Helen Hosket

    Helen L. Hosket of Xenia passed away Friday, Feb. 13, at Hospitality Home East, following an extended illness. She was 84. A native of Port Jervis, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Clarence A. Lefferts and the late Eunice O. Lefferts.

  • Roger Hart

    Roger Hart

    Roger D. Hart, of Springfield, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, in Southbrook Care Center. He was 84. He was born May 2, 1924, in Springfield. Roger was preceded in death by his son, John D. Hart; and his brother, Donald Hart.

  • Louise Johnson

    Louise Johnson

    Hazel Louise Johnson of Yellow Springs died Feb. 15. She was 83. Born in Dayton, Ohio, she was a resident of Yellow Springs for over 47 years. Louise was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, but above all she was special to all who knew her.

  • Louis Gleed King

    Louis King

    Louis Gleed King, an Antioch College faculty member from 1955 to 1989, died of cancer on Hilton Head Island, S.C., on Feb. 10. He was 83 years old.

  • Raymond Schiff

    Raymond Schiff

    A well-loved and respected husband, father, businessman and community leader, Ray Schiff died peacefully of natural causes on Feb. 10 with his loving wife, Char, at his side. He was 82.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Ashanta Robinson (facing), Yellow Springs High School girls basketball captain, led her team of Lady Bulldogs to a 73–24 win over the Jefferson High School Lady Broncos at home on Monday, Jan 26. Sophomore Stephanie Scott (foreground) grabs a rebound ball in the first quarter.

    The YSHS girls basketball team won one and lost one Metro Buckeye Conference game last week as they rounded the bend toward the end of season tournament. The team will honor its seniors Ashanta Robinson, Jessica Keller, Kristen Foster and Melodie Wright with a pep band at their last season game at home at 3 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, Saturday, Feb. 14.

  • ‘Tebby’ Stanley

    Clarence S. “Tebby” Stanley of Xenia died Feb. 3, in Hospice of Dayton. He was 61. He was born May 20, 1947, in Morgan County, Ky., in the town of Payton, to Clarence and Pearl Stanley. Tebby was a graduate of Yellow Springs High School.

  • Donna Avnaim

    Donna Avnaim

    Donna M. Avnaim of Yellow Springs died Sunday, Feb. 8. She was born May 4, 1957, a daughter of Ralph and Micki Ross (Adams) Avnaim in Limestone, Maine. She was 51.

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