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Articles From August 30th, 2019
The Yellow Springs Sea Dogs swam against the Oakwood Dolphins at the village’s Gaunt Park pool last Thursday, June 24. This home meet was a tough meet, but the Sea Dogs met the challenge with strong swimming and excellent sportsmanship.
Colin Lindemann is the first child on the diamond. “How old are you, Colin?” I ask. He’s left his glove with his mom until after we do our stretches. “I used to be 4,” he says.
Since Major League play finally got under way on June 16, the Twins have taken the lead at 4–0, with the Athletics and Royals tied for second, each at 1–3.
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The recession kicked Yellow Springs hard in 2008, according to state income tax figures, and the school district is still reeling from a significant drop in income tax revenue from that year, which schools received in 2009.
When the Village’s electric power supplier looks into the future, its leaders assume that the village’s need for electricity will increase by about 1 percent each year. But with much of the supply currently coming from carbon–emitting coal plants, villagers and Village leaders have been looking for ways not to be such predictable power consumers.
Yellow Springs High School alumnus and retiring principal John Gudgel was known for his support for students. That’s why the school board and his fellow classmates — meeting here for a 35th class reunion this weekend — are teaming up to honor Gudgel with a scholarship fund in his name that will continue to assist students in the high school.
Yellow Springs, long a popular tourist destination, can now accommodate even more overnight visitors with a host of new lodging options springing up in recent years. Villagers are opening their homes, apartments and guesthouses to share an authentic Yellow Springs experience with visitors.
The crop duster that flew over the village several times last week wasn’t aiming for crops, but rather the furry brown and white gypsy moths that have been dining voraciously on the area’s oak trees.
The periodic brown water in Yellow Springs homes is caused by manganese and is not harmful, according to Village Water and Wastewater Superintendent Joe Bates at Village Council’s June 21 meeting.