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  • YSHS/McKinney to open­— New staff, new way of learning

    This school year students at Yellow Springs High School/McKinney School will plan for the zombie apocalypse, make documentaries, build roller coasters, erect a sculpture trail and work in agriculture as part of the new project-based learning, or PBL, curriculum that begins the 2013–14 school year. Implementing the district-wide mandate will be difficult, but the educational […]

  • Board, Basora set contract

    Last week the Yellow Springs District Board of Education and Superintendent Mario Basora came to an agreement about Basora’s contract with the local district, according to an Aug. 8 press release. The board will vote on the five-year amended contract at its regular Sept. 12 meeting. “We are pleased to announce that the superintendent has […]

  • 30th annual Art on the Lawn

    Perfect summer weather graced the 30th annual Art on the Lawn last Saturday, drawing visitors from miles around to the annual art show at the Mills Lawn school grounds. About 100 vendors, mainly from Ohio, showed original art and crafts at the event, where local artist Roger Smith won Best in Show for his oil […]

  • The 16th annual AACW Blues Fest­— Blues, jazz and gospel to reign

    A blues singer from Uruguay will make her first appearance at this year’s AACW Blues, Jazz and Gospel Fest, to take place Aug. 22 through 25 at the Antioch College amphitheatre. The singer, Virginia Martinez, contacted Blues Fest organizers because she’d heard of the event and wanted to perform, according to Karen Patterson. When Patterson […]

  • Bianca Stone Chappelle released

    Bianca Stone Chappelle will be sentenced Sept. 4 in Greene County Common Pleas Court after being found guilty last month on some charges but cleared of more serious ones.

  • Divisions over contracts — Yellow Springs School board admonished

    After a tense school board meeting on Saturday, Aug. 3, called on Friday to resume a discussion that had been tabled at the previous Thursday’s meeting, the board voted unanimously to approve new contracts with raises for five of the district’s principals and program directors.

  • Yellow Springs Art on the Lawn celebrates 30 years

    West Freeman browsed the handcrafted pottery of Dick Overman of Cincinnati with his mother, Barbara, at last year’s Art on the Lawn. This year’s art fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, is Village Artisan’s 30th annual. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    The first Village Artisans invitational art show 30 years ago wasn’t on a lawn, but in a yard — King’s Yard to be exact. “Art in the Yard” featured the work of about eight local artists, along with some folk music, and was more exhibition than art sale.

  • Yellow Springs villagers seek answers over death

    According to friends who knew him well, Paul E. Schenck was a complicated man. And the circumstances under which he died last week in a gun fight at his home on High Street are no less complex.

  • Antioch College Farm conditionally approved for continued operations

    After hearing from many concerned neighbors at their Aug. 5 meeting, Village Council members unanimously voted to allow Antioch College to create a farm on its property as a conditional rather than permitted use.

  • Martha Benham

    Martha Elisabeth (Anderson) Benham of Springfield went to be with the Lord on Aug. 6. She passed away peacefully at the age of 93 with her family near in the Hospice of Cincinnati in Blue Ash, Ohio. Martha was born on Dec. 1, 1919 in Cedarville to Dr. Leo Anderson D.V.M. and Martha (Knott) Anderson. […]

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