Jeanne Adams Beauman died December 24, 2009 at Madison County Hospital. She was 79. Jeanne was born January 5, 1930 in Springfield, the daughter of Rama and Florence Kerns Campbell. She was married to Robert Adams of Yellow Springs on June 17, 1955. She is survived by her children, Marsha Hickman and husband Tony and […]
Norman C. Legge died with family attending on May 14 at Friends Care Center. He was 83. Norman was born June 12, 1926, to Rev. Charles W. and Jean (Meyer) Legge in Stratton, Vt., and was raised in Greenwich, Conn. Norman married Lynnette J. Newland on Nov. 16, 1952. In 1944, he volunteered for service […]
Walter L. Cummings died Saturday, May 22. He was 105. Walter was born April 14, 1905, and grew to adulthood at his family’s farm on the Federal Pike, Greene County. He was the first son born to Arthur and Martha Hannaberry Cummings, joining an older sister, Lois, and later two younger brothers, Lloyd and Paul (Bus), who […]
Longtime village resident Edward Reit Eckenrode III, originally of Harrisburg, Pa., died peacefully at home on Tuesday night. The co-owner, with his wife Samantha, of the downtown store Sam and Eddie’s Open Books, Eddie struggled with cancer over the last several months. A memorial service is tentatively scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, May 30, at […]
A brave group of people, under the guidance of the Yellow Springs Arts Council, are designing a 10-day cultural tasting event this summer called the Yellow Springs Experience to celebrate core strengths of the Village and gauge their ability to generate revenue for the town.
At their May 17 meeting, Village Council members discussed a possible timetable for a renewal or replacement of the Village five-year property tax levy, which will stop generating revenues of $876,000 per year at the end of 2010.
The Home, Inc. community land trust organization — which creates affordable housing by having homeowners pay only for the house, with the land staying in a community trust — along with the Yellow Springs Village Council, hopes to jumpstart a conversation on affordable housing.
Village filmmaker Joe Lurie, on his way to work at The Winds, posed against a Kieth’s Alley mural for his former Yellow Springs High School classmate Aaron Zaremsky, who was scouting the village for suitable photo subjects. Lurie said he’d pose for $20, but he ended up doing it for free.
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One can only gad about Yellow Springs for so long before coming to a halt at the village limits. So come let us meander to a land of melody, mirth, meadow, and mist: It can only be Ireland.