Is there anyone among us who does not think Yellow Springs is cool? Now Budget Travel magazine has confirmed this distinction in its September issue by naming the village one of the “10 Coolest Small Towns” in America.
After meeting in executive session on Monday, Oct. 27, Village Council members unanimously agreed to offer Mark Cundiff, current planning director for the city of Troy, the position of Yellow Springs Village manager.
“She may be hard of hearing but she listens to kids,” said Sue Hawkey of her friend and colleague, Lucille Gardner. “She really hears what kids have to say.” Hawkey taught fourth grade at Mills Lawn School from 2003 up until this past spring.
At its meeting in Yellow Springs last weekend, the Antioch College Alumni Board unanimously resolved to raise $255,000 to fund the Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute through June. The board also recognized Nonstop as an important link to the revival of Antioch College.
The Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School football program is preparing early for the 2009 season. YSHS and McKinney students interested in playing football are asked to sign up now on the bulletin board across from the high school office.
The YSHS boys soccer team continued tournament play last week, beating the defending state champions, Springfield Catholic Central 1–0 on Tuesday, Oct. 21, but then falling in the District Championship game…
Ann S. Harris of Yellow Springs passed away Thursday, Oct. 16. She was 61. She attended Antioch College and was the owner of her own small publishing business. She was an avid volley ball player on several senior leagues, and loved animals, reading, and gardening.
Dorothy J. Clark, beloved mother, grandmother and aunt, passed away Oct. 23, after a sudden onset of multiple complications. She was 82. Born in Portsmouth, Ohio, on Feb. 26, 1926, Dorothy received her bachelors degree in education from Wittenburg University.
The Crickets basketball program for girls and boys in first–third grade starts Friday, Nov. 7. The program is aimed at providing instruction on basketball fundamentals to prepare kids for recreational or traveling team programs.
A month and a half after its launch, the students, staff and teachers of the Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute face many unknowns. They don’t know how long Nonstop will stay funded. They don’t know if their beloved Antioch College will reopen.