The Village of Yellow Springs is having some successs finding alternative energy sources to provide electricity to village residents and businesses, according to Village Manager Mark Cundiff in a discussion with Council at its May 3 meeting.
Sarah Wildman likes small towns. She grew up in one in Illinois, and she left big city life to spend the past 20 years raising a family in another one just north of Yellow Springs.
Glen Helen volunteer Deborah Dillon didn’t much care for snakes when she started welcoming visitors at Trailside Museum five years ago. But then Joe Plumer, who was 9 at the time and passionate about amphibians, opened her eyes to the fascinating lives that snakes of all kinds lead.
When Doug Snyder and Bob Thompson recorded Daily Dance in 1972, nobody could have guessed that the album would be released for a third time in 2010. However, that’s exactly what happened when Cantor Records released the LP last December.
A memorial celebration of the life of Sydney Welton will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Saturday, May 22, at 2 p.m. Friends are invited to gather to view slides and share memories of Syd’s life.
Heitor de Andrade Neto, co-founder of the Brazilian Ecosystems: The Protection and Management of Biodiversity program of Antioch University, died Monday, May 10, in Curitiba, Parana, Brazil. He was a life-long friend to anyone he met.
The Sundog Film Festival, which features student-made films, will take place this Saturday, May 15, at the Little Art in Yellow Springs.
Former village resident Pauline Portugalo Breiter died Sunday, April 25, in Bloomington, Ind. She was 96. Born March 8, 1914, in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the third of four daughters to Meier and Dora Portugalo. Her parents emigrated from the Ukraine during the first decade of the last century, and they sold fruit and vegetables from pushcarts and stores in New York City.
The Yellow Springs swim team will hold an organizational meeting on Wednesday, May 12, 6:30 p.m., at the library. The group will vote on officers for the upcoming year, organize committees and discuss concerns about the upcoming season.
The YSHS track and field team turned in strong performances at the Bulldog Invitational on May 7, with the girls team winning with 76 points and the boys team finishing second (75) behind Shawnee (88). The Lady Bulldogs only won two events during the day, but placed in several other events to give the squad a first-place finish among a 12-team field.