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Articles From August 30th, 2019
Boys soccer beats Greenview The YSHS boys soccer team beat the Greeneview Rams 3–2 on the road Saturday, Oct. 10. After a lackluster first half, the Bulldogs were fortunate to only be trailing the Rams 1–0, and soon enough, Greeneview was up 2–0 before Yellow Springs finally started to click. Alexis Onfroy scored first on […]
The future of Yellow Springs. Imagine it, come together on what it should be, then build the community that villagers agree they would like to be a part of. It may sound daunting, but Village Council, three Miami Township Trustees, 35 local volunteer leaders, and a professional consultant group with 20 years of experience are literally banking on a visioning process to carry Yellow Springs and Miami Township into the next successful phase. They believe this process can work, and they want to hear your version of a vision for the community.
After an executive session following its Oct. 5 meeting, Village Council passed a resolution of intent to appropriate an easement from a Township resident who is suing the Village over a disputed easement on his property adjacent to Village limits.
In executive session last Thursday, Yellow Springs Board of Education members “received and accepted” a letter of resignation from Mills Lawn principal Christine Hatton. The letter cited “personal reasons” and was effective immediately. Board members said the resignation was not expected.
Looking for economic development leadership in Yellow Springs, Village Council is considering multiple options, including using Community Resources as the village’s official community improvement corporation (CIC) if that group chooses to do so, establishing a more broad-based economic sustainability committee, or some combination of the two. As part of this discussion, questions have been raised about the appropriateness of Community Resources as the sole advisory body, given some villagers’ concerns about that group’s past projects. At the heart of these questions is a conversation about what sort of economic development is best for the village.
The friends and relatives of Willis O’Connor are invited to attend a memorial service for him on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 3 p.m. in Rockford Chapel on the Antioch College campus.
Robert Siegel, 85 of Southern Shores, N.C., and Pleasantville, N.Y., died at home in Southern Shores on September 17, from complications of polycythemia vera. Bob Siegel began attending Antioch in 1942. His time there was interrupted by his service in WWII as an ensign in the Pacific. He originally intended to major in architecture but […]