May
03
2015
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
High 77° / Low 54°
Clear
Monday
High 81° / Low 59°

From The Print Section :: Page 56

  • Village economy: good, bad news

    THUMB_Print

    The Village of Yellow Springs government hasn’t generally involved itself in the local economy, but over the past 10 years, the Village has gotten increasingly active in supporting the local business community.

  • Concert series celbrates 30 years— CMYS built on Antioch’s shoulders

    THUMB_Print

    The local First Presbyterian Church sanctuary is quite lovely, but ever thought of comparing it to, say, Carnegie Hall? The same small string, wind and vocal ensembles that play under the big lights in New York City, Paris and Tokyo, also play in this little Ohio town, the improbable seat of a world-class chamber music series known as Chamber Music Yellow Springs.

  • Water rate hike approved by Council

    THUMB_Print

    At their March 3 meeting, Village Council members unanimously approved a 15 percent rate hike for Village water fees, to be effective April 1. Villagers will feel the hike as an additional $4.20 monthly charge, or $50.40 per year, for an average use of 6,000 gallons.

  • Manager search elicits robust response

    THUMB_Print

    The Village has received a robust response in its search for a new Village manager, according to Council member Brian Housh, who, with Council member Gerry Simms, is overseeing the effort. According to the consulting firm Management Partners, which is conducting the search, 59 applicants responded by the March 7 deadline.

  • Yellow Springs burglaries affect cars and homes

    THUMB_Police

    Toward the end of last week and over the weekend, several home and vehicle burglaries occurred in various locations around the village. Yellow Springs Police this week issued a warning to all villagers to keep their homes and vehicles locked at all times.

  • Greene County sheriff major relieved of job

    THUMB_Police

    Greene County Sheriff Major Eric Spicer was relieved from his position with the department last week, according to Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer this week.

  • Yellow Springs music scene gets bigger

    Local indie band Speaking Suns rocked the audience at the Spirited Goat Coffeehouse on Saturday night. The band will perform with labelmates Sport Fishing USA and Blond at a fundraiser for the independent label Great Guys Records. From left are Connor Stratton on bass, Jacob Diebold on guitar, David Byrne (back) on drums and Sam Salazar on keyboard. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    For a bumping live music scene, Sixth Street in Austin and the Williamsburg neighborhood in Brooklyn had a competitor in downtown Yellow Springs last Saturday night.

  • Emily Jane Fleming

    Emily Jane Fleming

    Emily Jane Fleming, of Yellow Springs, was given rest and peace in the early hours of Friday, March 7, following a courageous and heroic battle with breast cancer. She was 38.

  • Yellow Springs cuts energy use smartly

    Electricity use in Yellow Springs fell from 37,000 megawatt-hours in 2003 to 30,600 MWh last year, in part due to energy-efficiency measures implemented under the Efficiency Smart program. (Source: Village of Yellow Springs)

    Yellow Springs shaved 3.7 percent off of its annual electricity use over the last three years, thanks to a communitywide energy-efficiency program.

  • Village budget with smaller deficit OK’d

    THUMB_Government

    Village Council on Monday evening gave initial approval to a 2014 Village budget with a general fund deficit that is considerably lower than the previously projected deficit.