Articles by YS News Staff :: Page 144

  • David Landes memorial celebration planned

    Family and friends of David Landes will host a potluck celebration in his memory at the Glen Helen Building, Saturday, July 11, from 3 to 8 p.m. There will be music, stories, good food and good friends. All are welcome.

  • Mass for Umoja Bakari

    A mass will be held at St. Paul’s Catholic Church on Saturday, June 27, at 5 p.m., to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the passing of Umoja Iddi Bakari. All are welcome to join Umoja’s family in this memorial occasion, as well as for the reception to follow.

  • The Great Strike of ’09

    Local slugger Eliza Minde-Berman exhibited profound determination as she eyed the ball in preparation for a big hit at a recent Perry League t-ball evening. Perry League, the noncompetitive beginners’ baseball program, continues each Friday evening from 6:30 until 8:30 at Gaunt Park; all local girls and boys aged 2–9, along with their parents, are invited.

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  • Richard Miller

    Richard (Dick) Miller died at Community Hospital in Springfield on Thursday, June 18. He had turned 94 on March 31 and celebrated the event with a gathering of friends. He was born in Spencerville, Ohio, to the late Elizabeth and John Miller.

  • Yellow Springs Youth Baseball

    A powerful Twins team remained undefeated in the Major League after scoring their first win over the Royals, 7–3, on Wednesday, June 17. The Twins’ Jared Scarfpin led the way by going two-for-two, including a home run, one other run and three RBIs. Scarfpin, Aakeem Truss and Liam Weigand all scored on a bases-loaded triple by Grant Reigelsperger in the first inning.

  • Summer open gym for girls basketball players

    The McKinney Middle School and Yellow Springs High School girls basketball program is offering open gym sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The sessions begin Tuesday, June 23, and are open to any middle and high school girls interested in playing basketball.

  • Street Fair 3on3 basketball results

    The Street Fair Shootout 3on3 basketball tournament featured round-robin play within divisions followed by mix-division, double-elimination bracket play.

  • Rose Chernick

    Rose Elizabeth Chernick passed away on Sunday, June 7. She was 92. She was a resident of Friends Care Assisted Living and was previously a resident for many years of Waukegan, Ill., North Chicago, Ill. and Oconomowoc, Wisc.

  • Martha Givens

    Martha “Marty” J. Givens of Enon died on June 10. She was 65. She was born on Oct. 24, 1943, in Bellefontaine, the daughter of Mary (Johnston) Corry and the late Eugene Corry.

  • Fair weather festivities

    Beautiful warm and sunny weather lured an estimated 25,000 visitors to Yellow Springs on Saturday for the annual Spring Street Fair, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Pictured above, clockwise from top left; Janet Mueller, front, and other members of the Egyptian Breeze belly dance troupe entertained a large and appreciative crowd on the lawn in front of Jackson Lytle & Williams; local young entrepreneurs Emma Reed, Tavien Clay and Youssef Reed hawked cold Cokes to the crowd; Walter Rhodes and his megaphone lured hungry visitors to the First Presbyterian Strawberry Festival; and Vivienne Jacobson, left, and her little sister, Adrienne, came with their family from New Holland for a festive day.

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  • Eugene Hagemann

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    Eugene “Gene” M. Hagemann passed away Saturday, June 13, surrounded by his family. He was 84. Gene was born in Caledonia on Aug. 8, 1924, the son of the late Casper and Stella (née: Block) Hagemann Sr. He moved to Racine at the age of 7.

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