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Yellow Springs will experience a partial eclipse of the sun at around 2:28 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21.

Yellow Springs will experience a partial eclipse of the sun at around 2:28 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21.

News to close Monday for solar eclipse — and eclipse tips

As most news outlets have been reporting feverishly in the last few weeks, parts of the U.S. will experience a total solar eclipse of the sun on Monday, Aug. 21. The YS News office will be closed for the day.

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Web Features
  • Mary Mcdonald, aka Ms. Mac.

    BLOG — Ms. Mac: Ever Our Teacher

    Now that Ms. Mary McDonald — Ms. Mac — has passed on and the legal statute of limitations has run out, I can tell a story that underscores the point about how she helped students take important risks.

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  • The sunset view from my beautifully wooded and greatly admired (by me) backyard.

    BLOG- Making Moves

    Jessica Sees, an Ohio University student interning at the News, shares her reflections on adjusting to her new home and life as a resident of Yellow Springs in her blog, Making Moves.

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  • WYSO will hold a training session on Saturday, Aug. 26.

    Team up with WYSO to record oral history

    The WYSO Oral History project will hold an orientation session at the WYSO studios on Aug. 26.

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Arts (archives)

  •   Mosaics and more at annual Art on the Lawn

    The 34th annual Art on the Lawn art fair will take place this Saturday, Aug. 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the grounds of Mills Lawn School, featuring a variety of artists from Yellow Springs, Ohio and surrounding states. Shown above is a scene from last year’s Art on the Lawn. (News Archive photo by Isaac Delametre)The 34th annual Art on the Lawn is taking place this Saturday, Aug. 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mills Lawn School. The annual event presented by Village Artisans is free to the public. 

  •   OAC awards $46K to local arts groups

    Almost $130 per resident. That’s how much Yellow Springs nonprofits were awarded from the Ohio Arts Council last month.

  •   Art out loud

    Adding aural aesthetics to the annual Art on the Lawn were buskers — some younger, some older — like Matt Minde and daughter Eliza Minde-Berman, who played the crowds for a good three hours. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)Last Saturday’s annual Art on the Lawn represented the 34th year that artists both local and from around the region displayed their wares on the green grass of Mills Lawn School.

Village Schools (archives)

Economy (archives)

  •   Wander & Wonder into new store

    Jake Brummett, shown above, and his wife, Raina, recently opened Wander & Wonder, a store featuring outdoor lifestyle gear in the space formerly occupied by OATS and, before that, Urban Handmade. The couple sell products, including pet gear and hammocks, from environmentally responsible companies. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)Jake and Raina Brummett, owners of the newly opened outdoor lifestyle store Wander & Wonder, are no strangers to the trails and hiking spots throughout Yellow Springs.

  •   Only fresh and local for taco truck

    Miguel’s Tacos, the village’s newest food truck, serves up tacos and bowls made with fresh ingredients behind the Trail Tavern Thursdays through Sundays, 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Shown above are the truck’s owner, Miguel Espinosa, at left, and David Boyer. (Submitted Photo )Locals may have noticed a new addition to the growing population of food trucks in the village. Miguel’s Tacos, located behind Asanda Imports in King’s yard, has quickly become a popular destination for authentic Mexican tacos.

  •   Jobs, business first choice for CBE land

    Most villagers who weighed in on the topic would like to see the land known as the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, used in a way that promotes local economic development.

Village Life (archives)

Government (archives)

Obituaries (archives)

  •   George E. McDonald

    George E. McDonaldGeorge E. McDonald, of Yellow Springs, passed away on Monday Aug. 7, 2017 at Soin Medical Center. He was 89 years old.

  •   Stephen M. Alexander

    Stephen M. AlexanderStephen M. Alexander, of Canton, Mass., passed away July 19 at the Tufts Medical Center in Boston. He was 52.

  •   Mary McDonald Memorial

    A memorial for Mary McDonald will be held on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2 p.m., at Glen Helen’s Vernet Building.

Higher Education (archives)

Sports (archives)

  •   Net Gain

    Alumnae volleyball players: pictured are, top row, from left: Tyler Linkhart, Julian Roberts, Emma Burns, Maya Hardman, Dede Cheetom, Alex Ronnebaum, Emma Ronnebaum, Tracy Clark, Meredith Rowe, Jessi Worsham and Nia Stewart. Bottom: Kelsie Lemons, Elle Peifer, Payden Kegley, Hannah Brown, Ellyson Kumbusky, Liz Smith and Raven James. (Submitted photo)YSHS students Kelsie Lemons and Elle Peifer recently organized and hosted an alumni volleyball game and fundraiser for women’s sports at YSHS.

  •   Perry League: 2017 T-ball season ends in song

    More than 50 kids and 150 adults celebrated another summer of Perry League T-ball at last Friday night’s end-of-summer potluck. The evening included fence-climbing and anthem-singing, plus the usual T-ball antics and fun. Shown above are Maddie McGuire and Zander Breza with Coach Jimmy Chesire. (Sbmitted photo)Thank you, all you children, all you kids, all you rapscallions, who come play with us. We are grateful to you and hope to see you all here, there, everywhere, as we plan to do this all over again next summer.

  •   Love, love, love at T-ball

    Last Friday, longtime Perry League T-ball coach Jimmy Chesire, center, gave the signal that started a herd of t-ballers stampeding towards the light pole to do stretches and warm-ups for the final “1,000 strikes” of the summer at last year's final night of T-ball. (Photo by Isaac Delamatre)Coach Jimmy Chesire writes about the penultimate night of Perry League T-ball for the 2017 summer season.