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Articles From August 30th, 2019

  • Alumni housing needed for Antioch College reunion

    Villagers who want to contribute to enhancing the relationship between Yellow Springs and the recently-revived Antioch College have an opportunity to do so by opening their homes to alumni for the upcoming Antioch College alumni reunion. “The idea is to keep building the network between town and gown,” said Steven Duffy, the assistant director of […]

  • Board of education meeting—Why fewer girls in YSHS sports?

    At the Sept. 10 Yellow Springs Board of Education meeting, the board heard a presentation on data regarding why local female youth participate less in sports than their male peers. Overall, the report stated that upper-grade girls, most of whom had played sports in lower grades, now found less satisfaction in sports, rated themselves as […]

  • Council considers new group with economic advisory role

    At their Sept. 8 meeting, members of Village Council continued an earlier discussion regarding how the Village should best approach economic development. At issue was a motion by Council President Judith Hempfling that Council establish an economic sustainability committee. Council did not take action at the meeting due to concerns from Council members Kathryn Van der Heiden and Karen Wintrow that Council’s new economic sustainability staff person, who has not yet been hired, should be on the job before an advisory group is established.

  • Yellow Springs as retreat for women

    The local artist and new business owner is working to make sure that desire becomes a reality with Getaways for Women, a retreat service that she hopes will introduce area women to the village’s many resources.

    With all the abundance and richness in town, “I’m like a connector,” Mellon said. “I’m a local host.”

  • Mona Howard

    Mona Ruth (Jackson) Howard died on August 18 at age 84 with sound mind and spirit. She was born August 31, 1925, in Bellefontaine, to Mary Ann and Robert Irvin Jackson. She retired from Wright-Patterson Air Force base in 1976, after employment as a computer systems analyst. She was known for creating beautiful beaded jewelry […]

  • William Pearson

    William Solomon “Sol” James Pearson died on Sept. 8. Born in St. Louis, Mo., on Sept. 24, 1932, to the late Herman and Eula Pearson, William was the beloved fourth child and was baptized at the age of 8. The family moved to Massillon, Ohio, when he was 13, where he attended Washington High School. […]