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From The Print Section :: Page 186

  • New Saturday market opens

    This summer villagers Amanda and Brad Swanton-Young started a new artisan market at the Union School House. Vendors, who include local artists and crafts people, set up stands in front of the building’s front lawn. Shown in the photo is Amanda Swanton-Young. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs may not welcome residential sprawl, but outdoor market sprawl of the kind two Union School House tenants started this summer may be a welcome addition to the Saturday shopping shuffle in the village.

  • Marcus Harding

    Marcus “Markie” Harding Sr. of Cedarville, died at home on Sunday, July 10, after a brief illness. He was 56. Markie was born on Jan. 24, 1955 to Howard and Frances Harding. Markie retired from Vernay Laboratories after 28 years of service and most recently worked at Wilberforce University. Markie loved the outdoors, especially mushroom […]

  • New series spotlights creative writing

      Local writers Anthony Fife and Lauren Shows, shown with their daughter Lucy Shows-Fife, have organized a series of literary events that take place at the Yellow Springs Arts Council. The second of the series, a poetry reading featuring Adrenne Cassel and Matt Vetter, will be held this Saturday, July 9, at 7 p.m., with […]

  • College fills key positions

    On June 22 Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt announced that former college theater professor Louise Smith has been hired as the college’s new dean of community life.

  • DeWine dismisses drilling file

    This month Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine released the findings of an investigation of a document containing fraudulent land leasing tactics for the purpose of gas drilling in the Yellow Springs area.

  • Glen may become conservancy

    If a new collaboration is successful the Glen Helen Nature Preserve may be permanently protected from development in a few years. At a meeting last week, Gariot Louima of Antioch College, Nick Boutis of the Glen Helen Ecology Institute, Krista Magaw of the Tecumseh Land Trust and Bill Carroll of the Trust for Public Land, gathered in the Glen. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The Glen Helen Nature Preserve has been saved from development several times in its 82-year history.

  • Business may leave for lack of space

    For five years local resident Roi Qualls has talked quietly about the anticipated need for a larger space in the village for his business, e-Health Data Solutions, to grow into. And recently, the company’s three owners, only one of whom lives in Yellow Springs, gave notice that they will not renew their lease at MillWorks when it expires at the end of August,

  • Beryl Schicker memorial

    A memorial service in honor of Beryl Schicker will be held Saturday, July 16, 2–4 p.m. at the Unitarian Univeralist Fellowship of Yellow Springs.

  • School staff settles on a contract

    The school board ratified one of its two employee contracts this week with the local Ohio Association of Public School Employees, or the certified staff union. An agreement was reached within two meetings, and ratified 3–0 by the school board at a special meeting on Monday, June 27.

  • Village Council— Tree-trimming moves ahead

    Spurred by several recent power outages, the Village is moving ahead quickly with more aggressive tree-trimming in the south end of town, according to Superintendent of Water and Electric Kelley Fox this week. “With the recent storms, the trees have wreaked havoc,” Fox said. “The bottom line is that we have to trim the trees […]