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  •   Medical marijuana firm seeks sites in Yellow Springs

    The new CBE will feature employment opportunities in the food service, hospitality and arts fields.A medical marijuana company recently expressed interest in locating a facility in Yellow Springs. Preliminary discussions with Village leaders are underway.

  •   Good-bye, Rita Caz

    Rita Caz is closing its doors May 20. Owners Gail Zimmerman and Mark Crockett started the store in 1986, and are now retiring.Eclectic Yellow Springs store Rita Caz is closing its doors for good on May 20. Owners Mark Crockett and Gail Zimmerman are retiring after more than 30 years making and selling custom jewelry and other items.

  •   Village Council ponders regulation of Yellow Springs Airbnbs

    At Village Council’s April 3 meeting, Council members considered the appropriate level of local government regulation  regarding the issue of local short-term rentals.

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  •   Virginia (Gina) Marks Paget

    Virginia (Gina) Marks Paget passed away on April 26 at her home in Philadelphia, surrounded by her family. She was 81 years old.

  •   Alex Roche

    Alex Roche, of Yellow Springs, died on May 21, 2017, at Friends Care Community. He was 95.

  •   Joanne Risacher

    Joanne RisacherJoanne Risacher, 75, of Yellow Springs, formerly of Loogootee, passed away at 8:56 a.m. Tuesday, May 9, at Hospice of Dayton.

Higher Education (archives)

  •   Antioch Review, the little magazine, still big at 75

    The 1944 Antioch Review Board (Courtesy Antiochiana)With 75 years of continuous publication and a knack for picking and publishing a host of vital American voices, the The Antioch Review is a “little magazine” with an undeniably “big” impact and influence.

  •   A gift to ensure college diversity

    Longtime Yellow Springs residents Donna and Al Denman, a retired Antioch professor, recently started a scholarship at the college that will fund tuition and room and board for three students for the duration of their time at Antioch. The Denmans’ gift is the first in the college’s New Generations Scholarship Program. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)Starting in the fall of 2017, three incoming students at Antioch College will have all four years of their college experience paid for, thanks to the largesse of a Yellow Springs couple.

  •   New pathways for a B.A. at Antioch University Midwest

    In December, Antioch University Midwest announced a partnership with Southern State Community College in November that allows students to earn associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in four years while saving on tuition costs. Nicole Roades, Southern State’s vice president of academic affairs, pictured left, and AUM Provost Marian Glancy signed the partnership agreement at a press conference. (Submitted Photo)Antioch University Midwest’s new “3-plus-1” programs are aiming at creating a four-year undergraduate degree option that gives more students access to college, while lowering overall college costs.

Sports (archives)

  •   May 15 — Bulldog Sports Round-up

    YSHS track and field coach John Gudgel stood behind the podium in the YSHS gym on Monday evening at the spring sports banquet, where he gave parents, coaches and student athletes an overview of the track team’s accomplishments. Coach Isabelle Dierauer handed out individual awards to members of the team. Also represented at the banquet were the tennis, softball, baseball and McKinney track teams. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)As it often is, the gymnasium at Yellow Springs High School was recently a place of celebration and athletic good cheer.

  •   May 18 — Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Winter into spring, spring into summer, a softball sailing in an impressive arc right into an open, waiting glove — the world and everything in it inexorably marches forward, whether we want it to or not, inculcating the life lesson is that sometimes things don’t work out exactly as we might have hoped.

  •   Register for Yellow Springs Sea Dogs Swim Team

    Come swim with the Seadogs! Sign up May 17, 6:30–8 p.m. at the YSHS lIbrary. (Submitted photo by Nan Meekin)Swimmers ages 6 to 18 may register for this summer's Yellow Springs Seadogs Swim Team, May 17, 2017, at Yellow Springs High School library from 6:30 to 8 p.m.