Articles by YS News Staff :: Page 155

  • Max R. Pitstick

    Max R. Pitstick, of Xenia, passed away Oct. 14 at his home. He was 78. He was born April 29, 1930, in Jamestown, the son of Raymond and Gertrude (Bittner) Pitstick.

  • Street Fair fare

    Last Saturday’s Fall Street Fair, sponsored by the Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce, drew thousands of visitors to town on a brilliant autumn day for food, shopping and live music. Above, Barack Obama's likeness made a surprise appearance at the Greene County Democratic Party booth surrounded by Kate Levesconte, left, Laurie Dewey and Shirl Levesconte.

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  • The economic crisis at home—YS lenders weather financial storm

    The financial moorings in the U.S. might have wavered recently, but according to the leaders of several lending institutions with offices in Yellow Springs, there are still some stable ships out there who want to float you a deal.

  • School serves up wisdom, skills

    The Heart of Joy Folkschool begins its mission of passing along life skills and wisdom with a ‘folkshop,’ Oct. 17–18, at the Glen Helen Outdoor Education Center. Shown left to right are organizers and contributors, front row, Eric Wolf, Kay Reimers; back row, Carolion, Suzanne Rudolf, Joe Cook.

    The Heart of Joy Folkschool, which has been quietly simmering on a back burner, is ready to be served. “It’s come from a lot of people,” said artist Carolion, one of the initial organizers of the school. “It’s been cooking and bubbling for months.”

  • Bulldog Sports Roundup

    Racing against 230 runners on Tuesday, Oct. 14, Jacob GunderKline grabbed a 25-second personal record along with the win at the 23rd annual John Bryan Invitational cross country meet, the largest to date. He led the Bulldogs to their third straight JBI title. (More on this race will appear in next week’s News.)

    It’s been more than 10 years since a YSHS football team has scored 47 points in a football game, let alone in the same game that their opponents scored just 40. But that was the story of the come-from-behind, late-season victory that the Bulldogs tasted on Friday, Oct. 10, against Perry.

  • Cinda L. Mize

    Cinda L. Mize died at Friends Care Center on Tuesday, Oct. 7. She was 70. Cinda was born in Bogulusa, La., on Nov. 18, 1938, to Genevieve King Mize and Louis Aaron Mize. Growing up as a Navy brat, her childhood was spent on naval bases on the U.S. coasts.

  • Bulldog Sports Roundup

    During last Friday night’s home football game between Yellow Springs High School and Fairbanks, Ryan Newsome, left, handed the ball off to Joey Bailey for the Bulldogs. Fairbanks won the game 40–8.

    The YSHS boys soccer team clinched its third straight Metro Buckeye Conference championship last Saturday, Oct. 4, with a 4–0 win over league rival Xenia Christian. With only one MBC contest remaining for Yellow Springs, there are just two possible outcomes for the 2008 league crown.

  • Patricia Waggoner

    Patricia Waggoner

    Patricia Waggoner, most recently of Brimfield, Mass., died on Sept. 12 in an auto accident. She was 63. Patty hailed from Dayton, graduating from Oakwood High School and attending Antioch University from 1971-1976. That’s when many of us in Yellow Springs became her friend.

  • Mary Doyle

    Mary Doyle

    Mary Louise Doyle passed away at her home in Xenia on August 26. She was 54. She had been preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Virginia Doyle.

  • L. Shelbert Smith

    L. Shelbert Smith

    L. Shelbert Smith, Ph.D., of Yellow Springs died on Monday, Sept. 29, in Springfield Regional Hospital. Shelbert was the second of two children born to the union of L. Shelbert and Hazel Tucker Smith, in Springfield, Ill.

  • Fall Street Fair: festing in the fall

    This fall the Yellow Springs Street Fair will be held downtown on Saturday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., with the Music Festival and Beer Garden, at the Bryan Community Center, running from noon to 7 p.m.

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