2021 Yellow Springs News Merchandise
Sep
27
2021

Articles From August 30th, 2019

  • Homes, businesses damaged by storms may be eligible for tax reduction

    Village resident Bryan Cady submitted this photo Tuesday morning of the aftermath of Monday evening's tornadic activity: hail the size of large marbles and golf balls.

    Property owners of homes or businesses that have been damaged by recent storms may be eligible to receive a reduction on annual real estate tax bills starting in 2020.

  • School board considers sale of land

    A recently conducted land-use study of property owned by Yellow Springs Schools concluded that the district has about 23 acres of “underutilized land” that “could be considered for subdivision and redevelopment as residential properties.”

  • ‘Green death’ and other invasives

    Bradford pear trees, an invasive decorative tree which had been planted downtown, have gradually been replaced by American hornbeam, American yellowwood, Greenspire linden and Princeton elm, all native species. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Drew Diehl calls it “the Green Death.” Pervasive in many areas, a single non-native species of honeysuckle — Amur honeysuckle — has transformed the local landscape over the last 30 years.

  • Yellow Springs Board of Education Meeting

    Board Meeting, Thurs., June 13

  • Get a whiff of this—Awaken Essential Oils set to open

    Stephanie Palmer, the only registered aromatherapist in Ohio, will open the doors of Awaken Essential Oils to the public beginning June 8. In addition to her wide array of hand-blended and fragrant oils, Awaken Essential Oils offers a diverse collection of tea blends, gemstones, crystals, incense, jewlery and an assortment of spiritual tools. Here, she holds a pearly hunk of apophyllite. (Photo by Reilly Dixon)

    Grapefruit, sandalwood, mandarin, sweet orange, lemon, clary sage, ylang ylang and rose. The organic extractions rush to meet the senses when opening one of Stephanie Palmer’s hand-blended essential oils. She calls it “Injoy.”

  • Play ball, already!— 150-year-old game finally fielded

    The Antioch Nine were pitched against the Cincinnati Red Stockings in a makeup for a rain game that was called over 150 years ago. A perfect evening accommodated the May 31, 2019, period re-enactment, which drew nearly 100 fans and saw the Red Stockings beat the Antioch Nine by seven runs. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    It took 150 years to make up the game after it was rained out, but on Friday, May 31, the Cincinnati Red Stockings finally prevailed 14–7 over the local Antioch Nine on the Antioch College campus. 

  • Carlson renewed as YSPD chief

    At its regular meeting on Monday, June 3, Village Council renewed the contract of Yellow Springs Police Chief Brian Carlson for another year.

  • Sweet Fair

    Feet of all shapes and sizes trod the streets during Saturday’s Spring Street Fair. Shown here is “little Sophia” with a big friend, Sandy King’s horse, Daisy. (Photo by Kathleen Galarza)

    This year’s annual Spring Street Fair drew somewhat smaller crowds than usual.

  • PUBLIC MEETINGS

    VILLAGE OF YELLOW SPRINGS

  • Adorable new season tees off

    Fiona Garcia, Violet Ficke and Amber Ficke cheesed for the camera at last Friday’s Perry League game — Coach Jimmy was able to fit them into the batting line-up at the proverbial bottom of the ninth. (Submitted Photo by Heather Hunter)

    I got to Gaunt Park later than I planned and was delighted: there were 120 people spread out on their blankets, in their chairs, on both diamonds.