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Articles From August 30th, 2019
When Neenah Ellis was growing up in northern Indiana, she regularly listened to Studs Terkel interview guests on Chicago radio. The legendary oral historian became an inspiration and role model, according to Ellis, who is now general manager of WYSO Public Radio.
Ellis Park, the home of what many villagers consider a bird sanctuary and nature preserve, will not be the site of a dog park after all, following the April 19 Village Council meeting. At the meeting Council members voted to rescind the March vote that okayed Ellis as the dog park location, as had been proposed by two Yellow Springs High School seniors.
A school tax levy is “a community thing,” according to organizers who are bringing Issue 5, an $8.7 mill renewal emergency levy, to the ballot on May 4.
If viewers who haven’t heard of Urinetown: The Musical think they know what the Broadway hit is about, they don’t. If those who have heard about the show but haven’t seen it think they know how it ends, they don’t.
The YSHS boys track team travelled to two meets last week, finishing sixth at Tipp City on Tuesday, April 13, and coming in third at Friday’s Kenton Trace Conference invitational meet.
The Miami Valley Track Club will start its summer track and field season on Monday, May 10. The first week will be for elementary school age athletes only.
Registration is now open for the 2010 youth baseball season for both minor and major leagues. Boys and girls, ages 7–11, are eligible to participate in the minor league, as long as they will not have turned 12 by June 1.
Longtime resident Ann (Amon) Grote of Yellow Springs died at her home on Thursday, April 15. She was 79. Ann was born on June 29, 1930, in Perrysburg, Ohio to Agnes and John Amon.
The Yellow Springs High School/McKinney School present Urinetown: The Musical. Click on the title for showtimes and a link to an audio slideshow with stills from rehearsals and interviews with the actors.
On Saturday, April 24, British Soccer Challenger Sports and Yellow Springs Soccer Inc., or YSSI, will hold a free hour-long soccer clinic at the Morgan fields, to give the community a preview of the upcoming summer camps.