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Articles From August 30th, 2019
The Foundry Theatre will celebrate one year since renovation with the opening of “The Skin of Our Teeth” this weekend.
Each year brings fresh faces to Yellow Springs schools — and this year there are even more of them. The district has made 13 new teaching and administrative hires to-date for the 2015–16 school year, up from around five in a typical year, said Superintendent Mario Basora at last week’s school board meeting. Resignations, retirements and new or expanded positions were responsible for the increase.
William B. Houston (Bill) died Monday, August 17, 2015 of hypothermia while hiking in the Canadian Rockies.
Three out of the seven candidates who filed to run for seats on Village Council are no longer in the race, having been found ineligible due to problems with their petitions.
At an upbeat meeting last Thursday, Aug. 13, school board members met to preview changes, challenges and opportunities in the upcoming school year.
Randall G. Thompson, of Springfield, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, at Springfield Regional Medical Center. He was 67.
The five-year effort by the international cement company Cemex to expand its mining operation in Greene County came to a conclusion favorable to Cemex but unfavorable to the company’s neighbors Monday night, Aug. 17, when the Fairborn City Council unanimously voted to rezone 450 acres of land from agriculture to mining, overturning an earlier ruling by that city’s planning board.
There is heroin in Yellow Springs. It is being bought and sold and used. There were four incidents involving heroin in Yellow Springs in less than a month, including two overdoses and one fatality. Heroin’s presence in the village reflects a decade-long increase in heroin use state- and nationwide.
Alice D. Gay, of Clarksville, Md., formerly of Yellow Springs, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 18, at Lorien Columbia Nursing Community. She was 99.
Angela M. T. Wright, born March 1, 1951, died Aug. 22, 2015. Angela was born in Milan, Italy, and came to America in 1960.