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Village Life Section :: Page 5

  • News to close Monday for solar eclipse — and eclipse tips

    Yellow Springs will experience a partial eclipse of the sun at around 2:28 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21.

    As most news outlets have been reporting feverishly in the last few weeks, parts of the U.S. will experience a total solar eclipse of the sun on Monday, Aug. 21. The YS News office will be closed for the day.

  • YSHS grad, Flyby BBQ visits village

    David Butcher, a 2015 YSHS graduate, is the owner-operator of Flyby BBQ, a flourishing area food truck business he started last year. Butcher, pictured center front with his crew, will be rolling into town on Wednesday, Aug. 16, to offer “build-your-own” barbecue in the Nipper’s Corner parking lot, from 11 a.m. until the food is gone. (Submitted photo)

    “This is project-based learning in its true form,” 2015 Yellow Springs High School graduate David Butcher says of his food-truck business Flyby BBQ that will be in the village on Aug. 16.

  • Meter man Upchurch on the mend

    Village meter reader Brian Upchurch, a 1984 graduate of Yellow Springs High School, is recuperating at home after sustaining serious injuries in a car accident June 23 while on the job. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Yellow Springs native and Village meter reader Brian Upchurch may not befriend everyone he meets, but it’s not for lack of effort on his part.

  • BLOG- Making Moves

    The sunset view from my beautifully wooded and greatly admired (by me) backyard.

    Jessica Sees, an Ohio University student interning at the News, shares her reflections on adjusting to her new home and life as a resident of Yellow Springs in her blog, Making Moves.

  • Forgotten Springs, Vol. 5 – The Dance Pavilion / The Neff Grounds Park

    This edition of Forgotten Springs covers the abandoned concrete slabs that once made up a walkway to a dance pavilion in the Glen.

  • Bourbon chicken via Mexico

    Crisbin Antonio has been offering bourbon chicken from his food truck parked in the lot at Nipper’s Corner for almost eight years. Originally from Mexico, Antonio learned to make bourbon chicken at the Fairfield Commons mall food court, then later took the dish on the festival circuit before bringing his business to Yellow Springs. (photo by Aaron Maurice Saari)

    Crisbin Antonio, whose face and New Orleans Grill food truck are likely more familiar to villagers than is his name, has been in the same spot for nearly eight years, between the Post Office and Nipper’s Corner, selling bourbon chicken.

  • Perry League: 2017 T-ball season ends in song

    More than 50 kids and 150 adults celebrated another summer of Perry League T-ball at last Friday night’s end-of-summer potluck. The evening included fence-climbing and anthem-singing, plus the usual T-ball antics and fun. Shown above are Maddie McGuire and Zander Breza with Coach Jimmy Chesire. (Sbmitted photo)

    Thank you, all you children, all you kids, all you rapscallions, who come play with us. We are grateful to you and hope to see you all here, there, everywhere, as we plan to do this all over again next summer.

  • Sculpture to honor Wheeling Gaunt

    The local effort to erect an “over-life-size” bronze statue of Wheeling Gaunt made a splash at the Yellow Springs Fourth of July parade this summer. Project steering committee member Dave Neuhardt, president of the the Yellow Springs Historical Society, is behind the tractor wheel. Visible on board the float, which featured a papier-maché depiction of Gaunt’s head, are Malaya Booth and Bob Huston. (Archive photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Wheeling Gaunt is a local historical figure who not only deserves to be remembered, but also celebrated on a large scale, says a growing group of local individuals and organizations who have launched an effort to erect a bronze statue of Gaunt in the village.

  • Meteor shower to hit peak this weekend

    This month, the Earth makes its annual trip through the path of Comet Swift-Tuttle, the debris from which causes the brightest and most prolific meteor shower of the year: the Perseids. The shower will be at its most prolific this weekend, and two viewing opportunities in and near the village have been planned

  • Fifty years in the same house

    Carl Johnson was Yellow Springs’ local pharmacist for nearly 30 years. His wife, Sue, helped him run the pharmacy, Erbaugh and Johnson’s, where Town Drug now operates. The Johnsons raised two sons in Yellow Springs, and have lived in the same handsome brick home on Dayton Street since 1967. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Fifty years ago this summer, Carl and Sue Johnson moved into a handsome brick home on Dayton Street with their school-aged sons, John and Jim.

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