March 25, 2010



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For sale: cars, trucks, etc. (back to top)
1993 VOLVO 940 station wagon, $1,800. 767-1746.

Yard/garage sales (back to top)
HUGE INDOOR GARAGE SALE every Monday and Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.—7 p.m., March 1—30 at the Tavern. Something different every week. Limited menu and drinks available. Visit for detailed item list or pick up list at the Tavern. Cash for gold: Scrap gold, silver and platinum buyer on premises 11:30 a.m.—7 p.m. Mondays only.

Items for sale (back to top)
BLUE SPRUCE TREES, six feet tall. Good shape: 3/$245, delivered/planted, 10 percent discount for 10 or more. 937-231-7931.

$25 SALE: Samsung Digimax S500 5.1 megapixel camera with SD card; Panasonic HDMI 1080i DVD player with remote; Epson CX5000v printer/copier/scanner. 513-560-2279. All $25 each.

WHO'S YOUR FARMER for 2010? Smaller Footprint Farm has CSA memberships available. Members receive 19 weeks of fresh, naturally grown produce and herbs and a newsletter with recipes and farm updates. For more information call 767-9920 or e-mail

36" LOOM, $400; Emperor National guitar, $150; Uahu Hawaiian slide guitar, $150; wooden desk, $70. 767-1746.

URBAN ART — Enamel on car hood. Artist: RLand (Atlanta). Visit to get a taste of his direction. This piece is well-suited for an urban industrial space. Must see. Call Lorre, 770-833-8877.

REPEAT OFFENDERS: Best of the Yellow Springs News Police Report, available at the Yellow Springs News office for $5.

REPEAT OFFENDERS: Best of the Yellow Springs News Police Report, available at the Yellow Springs News office for $5.

GET UP TO DATE on the history of your community in Two Hundred Years of Yellow Springs, including the legacy of Antioch College in this book by the Yellow Springs News staff. Only $16.59 and available at the News office, 253 1/2 Xenia Avenue or

Retail (back to top)
JUST IN TIME — Seeds of Change organic seeds. Available at Eco-Mental, formerly Living Green. 767-2028.

Pets and livestock (back to top)
[None this week.]

Barter and trade (back to top)
[None this week.]

Free offers (back to top)
WANT A RETREAT? Have a relative coming to town? Leaving town for three weeks in May. Free housing in exchange for being with my pets. Call 760-7715.

Merchandise wanted (back to top)
WANTED: Gently used wooden loft beds for kids' tiny bedrooms. Please call 767-2330 and let us know what you've got and how much you'd like for them. Thanks so much!

FOAM ROLLER (exercise equipment) wanted for free or cheap. Contact Vanessa at 505-0422 or

SPOONS AND BOWLS for the Yellow Springs News staff. Finding mis-matched metal spoons and soup/salad bowls in your kitchen? We will make good use of them! Drop off between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday—Friday at 253 1/2 Xenia Avenue.

WANT TO BUY — Honda or Toyota car, 10—15 years old. Ken and Peg Champney. 767-1311.

WANTED: Gently used wooden loft beds for kids' tiny bedrooms. Please call 767-2330 and let us know what you've got and how much you'd like for them.Thanks so much!

Housing, etc., wanted (back to top)
MOVING TO YS after 17 years in Springfield. Mature, responsible woman looking for a two- or three-bedroom home to rent or lease while returning to grad school at WSU. No appliances required, w/d hook-up needed. Owner of two well-behaved dogs. Julie, 408-3408.

For rent (back to top)
BUILDING ZONED INDUSTRIAL. First floor, 1,800 square feet, 16' ceiling. Second floor, 300 square feet. Miami Township, 1/8 mile from Yellow Springs village limits. Call 767-7406.

ONE BEDROOM apartment in Yellow Springs. Four blocks from downtown. Washer/dryer hookup. Lease. $525 plus utilities. 374-2348.

TWO ONE-BEDROOM apartments for rent near downtown. Appliances furnished, non-smoking building. References, one month security deposit, one year lease. $400/month and $525/month respectively. 776-1237. Please, no calls after 9 p.m.

UNIQUE DUPLEX, two bedrooms, one and one-half baths, loft, screened-in porch, wooded lot, attached garage, w/d hookup, close to downtown, $965 plus utilities, available April 1, 767-7438.

ROOM TO RENT in cooperative house to "lighten the load on Mother Earth" is available now. With mindful communication; weekly house meetings; shared maintenance of common space; affirmations; practicing acceptance of human differences regarding food, spirituality, age, race, gender, etc., we build a safe haven together. Rent is $300 including utilities. Contact Laurie Dreamspinner 369-9167 (note new telephone number) or

ECLECTIC STUDIO APARTMENT, cabin-like, on 18-acre private bird sanctuary with trails and picnic area, two miles southeast of YS. Great views of wild area, yet convenient to road. Oak and quarry tile floors. 516 square feet. Fireplace. Well water. No outdoor cats. In a group of three connected but well separated apartments. Prefer long term. $475 plus utilities. 767-1778.

OLDER HOUSE, LARGE TREES. Quiet neighborhood. Living/dining room, two bedrooms, one bath; kitchen opens onto yard. $800/month plus utilities, deposit. Minimum one-year lease. 767-2310.

THREE-ROOM AND six-room office suite. Antioch College Development has returned to South Hall (Herndon). Two well laid-out suites now available — 716 Xenia Avenue. Flexible lease. Paved off-street parking, all utilities included. Call 767-9290 for walk-through.

XENIA — ONE-BEDROOM apartment: two large sunny rooms plus eat-in kitchen, appliances, wood floors, w/d hookup, lighted off-street parking, garage. $350 plus deposit, utilities, lease. 937-767-0203.

TWIN COACH APARTMENTS: Two-bedroom apartments, bath-and-a-half, $550/$600 per month. Includes appliances, central air, washer/dryer hookups. Deposit required, one-year minimum lease. 767-9180.

ONE-BEDROOM apartment. Rent includes utilities. Call 767-1665.

TOWNHOUSE APARTMENTS for rent, Hawthorne Place: one-bedroom, $495; two-bedroom, $595; three-bedroom, $685; plus utilities. Have washer/dryer hookups. 937-324-3606.

Real estate for sale (back to top)
GREAT HOME at 155 W. Possum Road, 10 minutes north of Yellow Springs. This cute cape cod is on almost an acre with a small barn and pasture. Two fireplaces plus a full finished basement. Looks great! $129,000. Call Bonnie Maxon, Prudential One Realtors, 937-477-9992.

THREE-BEDROOM Cape Cod, large fenced yard bordering creek and woods, organic garden, fruit trees, full basement, two-car garage, porch, deck. Springfield Township, low property taxes, move-in ready. $92,900. Call 937-324-1503.

LOT FOR SALE in town. Call 937-776-0779.

Employment (back to top)
ANTIOCH COLLEGE is seeking six callers for its spring fundraising Phone-a-Thon. This 12 hour/week part-time position will be from 6 to 10 p.m., Tuesday—Thursday for six weeks beginning the third week of April. Pay is $10/hour. All applications are welcome. Friends of the college preferred. Contact Micah Canal, 937-767-2341 or

COORDINATOR for Yellow Springs Village Mediation Program (VMP). Contract for 15—20 hours per month. Duties include receiving requests for services, coordinating efforts of volunteer mediators, maintaining case statistics, providing periodic reports to the Steering Committee, contacts with Village organizations and residents. Send resume to Village Manager, 100 Dayton Street, Yellow Springs, OH 45387 or electronically to by April 16. Contact Len Kramer, 767-2324, with questions.

THE YS ARTS COUNCIL is seeking a part-time 20-hour per week Projects Administrator. Chief responsibility is to coordinate, organize, track and monitor all administrative and logistical details for three major Arts Council events held throughout the year. The position requires an energetic, efficient and organized self-starter with excellent administrative and communication skills and the ability to skillfully interact with a variety of people. Must know Microsoft Word, Excel, some Access and have internet skills. Mail resumé to YS Arts Council, PO Box 459, Yellow Springs, OH 45387.

Volunteer (back to top)
[None this week]

Services available (back to top)

WHAT IS YOUR PIECE OF mind worth? $250/week pays for full-service house sitter (pets are a little extra). Easter—spring vacation: call now! Local references, 270-0490. Jodie.

SPRING CLEANERS! Available for all your cleaning/organizing household needs. Will haul away junk. Supplies provided. Call Anna, 937-654-4955 or Sarah, 937-371-2637.

IT'S NOT TOO EARLY to plan the garden. Garden tilling at reasonable rates. Call Doug at 717-6079.

ONE MAN AND A TRUCK—you call, I haul. Handyman, metal detecting of lost keys, wedding bands or property stakes. Terry at 513-490-6424.

CHAIR CANING and rush seating. Call Ed at 937-602-5994.

INDOOR PAINTING, some tile work. Reasonable rates. Punctual, reliable. Call David at 767-1613(H) or 768-3572 (cell) for free estimate.

Child care (back to top)
FORMER DAY CARE provider now available for evenings and weekends. Please call Heather at 239-5930 (cell).

COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S CENTER has immediate openings for ages 18 months—3 years. Classes focus on building socialization and independence skills. As of June 1, openings available for ages 3- to 5-years for pre-kindergarten preparation. Also, limited space available for school-aged children in a summer program. Title XX approved. Contact Marlin Newell at 767-7236 or

Lost and found (back to top)
LOST: Young (seven months) dark tabby female cat south end of town. Call Diane, 767-1031.

Instruction (back to top)
LEARN BASICS OF YOGA: postures, philosophy, breathing, meditation and relaxation techniques. A perfect place for beginners to start their yogic journey. Four sessions, Saturday, April 3—24, 10—11:30 a.m. Pre-registration required. Contact Yoga Springs Studio, 937-767-9300 or

DISCOVER STILLNESS WITHIN through movement and meditation. This workshop gives you the time and place to linger in the meditative state that we long for. Saturday, April 24, 1—4 p.m. Pre-registration required. Contact Yoga Springs Studio, 937-767-9300 or

CLASSES AND ORGANIZED groups April 2010 — Pilates Mat Class, Tuesday/Thursday, 6:30—7:15 a.m. and Cardio Weight Training, Tuesday/Thursday, 12—1 p.m. Join 360≥ for organized walks, hikes and rides: 360≥ walking group, weekly; 360≥ hiking group, weekly; 360≥ cycling group, weekly. Team 360° Pelotonia 2010 now training. Call 937-901-0344, e-mail, or text for more information.

MAKE FRIENDS, MAKE MUSIC this summer at Friends Music Camp. Musical growth, caring, supportive community experience. Private lessons in all band and orchestra instruments, voice, piano and guitar. Musically challenging at all levels, lots of fun. Ages 10–18. Pick up video and brochures at Yellow Springs News office or call Peg Champney, 767-1311, or Dates: July 11–Aug. 8.

MOVEMENT CLASSES offered by Jill Becker: The Fluid Core (organic warm-up exercises) meets Fridays from 12–1 p.m. Modern Dance meets Saturdays from 9:45–10:45 a.m. For information, please call 767-2646 or

THE ANTIOCH SCHOOL, an child-centered nursery and elementary school, is accepting enrollment applications for the 2010–2011 school year. Please visit for information and an application or call 767-7642.

Miscellaneous (back to top)
PASSIONATE ABOUT ACCESS to information? Watching cable access on Saturday night? We need you to serve on the Yellow Springs Cable Advisory Panel. Meetings are the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. How? Submit a letter of interest to the Cable Advisory Board, 100 Dayton Street, Yellow Springs. Cable Advisory Board — it's like holding the remote, only better.

TENTH SEMI-ANNUAL plant life distribution: corner of President and Whiteman Streets. Ten varieties, indoor/outdoor. Swing by beginning March 25 and help yourself. Our motto: we lose a little on every plant but make up for it in volume.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! The community-wide weekend retreat at Tar Hollow State Park is set for May 14—16 with new activities and great food. Call 372-5613 to request registration forms.

ART EXHIBIT, Landscapes and Flowers, Ann Gayek. Pastels and oils. Giclée prints of Yellow Springs creek, Clifton Gorge and more, $45. Glen Helen Building, Monday—Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday—Sunday, 10 a.m.—4 p.m. Exhibit runs through Tuesday, March 30. Ann Gayek, 767-1584.

LUNAFEST: Eleven short films by, for and about women. Sunday, March 28, 3—5:30 p.m. Neon Theater, 130 E. 5th Street, Dayton. Admission: $5—$10 donation, students with ID, $3. Benefiting Planned Parenthood and Breast Cancer Fund.

MAEVE KORKAN-LAUGHLIN is trying to make money for Friends Music Camp. She can baby-sit or do odd jobs. Call her at 767-7685.

FRIENDS MUSIC CAMP: Ask someone who's been there. There are many of these people in Yellow Springs. Four-week summer music program for ages 10—18. Residential, held at Barnesville, Ohio. Information at the Yellow Springs News office. Phone: 767-1311 or

THE FIRST ANNUAL Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse (YSKP) Valuables Auction and Sale, Saturday, April 24, 11 a.m.—4 p.m., Millworks Business Center, 305 N. Walnut Street. Look for the signs directing to auction. Donate your extra high quality items to sell. Drop offs and pick ups scheduled for Saturday, April 17 (10 a.m.—2 p.m.) and Sunday, April 18 (10 a.m.—2 p.m.) to the Millworks location or contact YSKP at 767-7800 for a pick up to be scheduled at your convenience. Items should have a minimum estimated sale value of $100.

COMPUTER DONATIONS can no longer be accepted at the News. Please visit the National Cristina Foundation, which finds working computers, components and peripherals new homes. Contact them at, write to them at 500 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830, or call 203-863-9100. Thanks for your help, Yellow Springs!

TWO HUNDRED YEARS of Yellow Springs by the Yellow Springs News staff. Only $16.59 plus tax, at the News office, 253 1/2 Xenia Avenue or

Card of thanks (back to top)
[None this week]

Ride share (back to top)
[None this week]

Coldwell Banker Heritage Realtors
Legendary Roofing Company
Craig Mesure