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Articles From August 30th, 2019

  • Yellow Springs schools once again on two-hour delay

    Snowball: the ultimate winter sport. Check with teachers and school officials fot the status of after school activities. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Yellow Springs schools are delayed by two hours Wednesday, Jan. 23, because of extremely cold temperatures.

  • Tim Rogers memorial

    Obituary

    An open house celebrating the life of Tim Rogers will be held at his home, instead of The Winds Cafe, on Sunday, Feb. 9, 4–7 p.m. Carpooling and walking are encouraged.

  • Ronald Charles Harris

    Obituary

    Ronald Charles Harris of Dayton, Ohio was taken from us unexpectedly on Wednesday, Jan. 8. He was 57. Ron was born to Albert and Ople (Davis) Harris on Dec. 22, 1956, the sixth of nine children. He was a mechanic by trade and former semi driver. He was an active baseball player and a competitive […]

  • Richard Bird

    Obituary

    Richard Wesley Bird of Yellow Springs passed away on Sunday, Dec. 29 at Soin Medical Center in Beavercreek. He was 83. Richard was born Nov. 18, 1930 in Columbus, Ohio to Mildred Moss (Ballard) Bird and Wesley Sanford Bird. His mother was a translator of German scientific articles and a published poet. His father was […]

  • Ruth Caroline Burkholder

    Obituary

    Ruth Caroline (Lovett) Burkholder, mother of Yellow Springs resident Mary Beth Burkholder, died peacefully on Jan. 18 in her hometown of Hudson, Wis. She was 97. Ruth was born in Hudson on the Fourth of July, 1916, to Ruth (Warner) Lovett and Charles “Carl” H. Lovett. At the early age of 15, Ruth graduated with […]

  • Viability of CBE challenged in meeting

    The current landscape of commercial real estate building and lending was the focal point at an informational forum on public funding for the CBE infrastructure last Thursday night, and several professionals in the field urged Council not to put money into the project.

  • First Council vote OKs CBE funding

    Village Council moved ahead with the project by voting 3–1 in favor of the first reading of an ordinance that appoves an almost $1 million bond issuance for the CBE.

  • Kelley Fox to leave soon— The man who keeps our lights on retires

    Kelley Fox, head of the electric and water distribution crews, will retire at the end of January after 30 years working for the Village of Yellow Springs. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    The impending retirement of public works supervisor Kelley Fox at the end of this month has Yellow Springs administrators wondering how to replace the man in charge of keeping our lights on and our water running.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-Up

    SWIMMING Chick, Ngqakayi break records Last weekend, the Yellow Springs High School swim team participated in the Southwest Ohio High School Swimming and Diving Classic, the largest invitational of its kind in the U.S. The Classic, spread out across eight preliminary sites, is unusual because swimmers compete not only in High School events but also […]

  • Yellow Springs schools plan for fundraising

    At its meeting on Jan. 9 the Yellow Springs school board heard an update from Superintendent Mario Basora on furthering the goal of financial development for the district.