Dr. Kevin McGruder, assistant professor of history at Antioch College, will read from his new book, Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem, 1890-1920, on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. at McGregor 113 on the Antioch campus.Click here to read more >>
Submissions are currently being accepted for the annual Ten-Minute Play Festival, which will be presented in October.[More]
Jason Morgan gives a shout out to his supporters on the opening night of his one man show at the Springfield Museum of Art.[More]
After eight years with the Village, Brad Ault was named superintendent of water and wastewater treatment last week.[More]
Yellow Springs Summer Music Camp goes out on a high note
Students and teachers alike perform last Friday, July 10, in the Yellow Springs Summer Music Camp orchestra. Campers will perform the “Grande Finale” concert at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 18, in front of Mills Lawn School, or in the gym in case of rain.
YSKP’s animals to save the farm
YSKP’s 21st original musical, “The Farm,” is inspired by the events of the Whitehall Farm auction and George Orwell’s “Animal Farm.” The play asks the question — can the wild animals, farm animals and human kids work together to save their beloved farm from developers?
Nikki Giovanni to speak at Antioch Writers Workshop
Poet Nikki Giovanni will give the keynote address of the Antioch Writers Workshop this Saturday, July 11, at Antioch University Midwest.
Village Schools (archives)
New faces in local schools
Five new teachers were introduced to the school board and community at last week’s regular meeting of the Yellow Springs Board of Education. The board approved one-year contracts for the teachers for the upcoming school year.
2015 Mills Lawn School sixth grade clap out
Annual running of the halls at the Mills Lawn School sixth-grade clap out.
Mudding puppies at the Antioch School
The Antioch School students have been working with builders-in-residence Beth and Andy Holyoke to build a straw bale playhouse of the kindergartner’s design.
An open house for the Arthur Morgan House
The new owner of the Arthur Morgan House Bed & Breakfast, Stacey Wirrig, is hosting an open house to showcase changes at the 30-year-old B&B on Thursday, July 23.
Tom Gray of Tom’s Market — 50 years in the grocery trade
Tom Gray was a high school freshman when he got his first job, as a bag boy at Luttrell’s, the grocery store on Xenia Avenue. In 2001, Gray purchased the grocery, which is now Tom’s Market.
Celebrate Tom’s 50 years in the grocery business
Tom Gray celebrates his 50 years with the local grocery store this weekend.
Village Life (archives)
Paintings, prose for land trust
This past weekend, patrons of the arts and admirers of nature were able to “ooh” and “ahh” for the same reason.
Sea Dogs prepare for championship meet
The Yellow Springs Aquatic Club swam against Oakwood at home last week and enters the summer championships this weekend.
Faith in change on climate
As a member of the National Religious Partnership for the Environment, Marionist Sister Leanne Jablonski hopes to unite faith groups in environmental awareness and responsibility.
Council race heats up
Interested citizens have two weeks left to pick up petitions at the Greene County Board of Elections and join the races for three open seats on Village Council, two on school board and two on Township Trustees.
Penrod found not guilty
Yellow Springs Police Sergeant Naomi Penrod was found not guilty of assault, interfering with civil rights and disorderly conduct after a three-day trial at the Greene county Court of Common Pleas.
Yellow Springs Village Council plans policing talk
Village Council members had a tough time at their meeting this week settling on a format for their local policing discussion, scheduled to take place Monday, July 20.
Barbara Louise Hardman
Barbara Louise (Hicks) Hardman, beloved mother and grandmother and dear friend, passed away at Friend’s Care Assisted Living on Friday, July 10, 2015.
Lorena Hyde memorial
A memorial service for Lorena Hyde, wife of Dr. Carl Hyde, will be held in the manner of Friends (Quakers) at Rockford Chapel on Saturday, Aug. 8, at 3 p.m.
Margaret Potts passed away peacefully in her home in Yellow Springs on July 18.
Higher Education (archives)
Antioch College commencement inspires
Inspiring, rousing, uplifting — each component of the Antioch College commencement fit these descriptions on Saturday, as the college celebrated its first post-revival graduating class while reaffirming its social justice legacy.
Clarence Jones to give commencement address
Dr. Clarence Jones will deliver the commencement address at Antioch College's graduation this Saturday, June 20.
ADA compliance project: Sorry, no exit, nor entrance
Antioch College Student Cleo van der Veen’s “The Go! Accessibility Project” was conceived to give those who take their ambulation for granted a peek at how some get around campus without front-door access.
This T-ball diamond sparkles
Tommy Moore, 7, is a home run king. When he comes to the plate he requests that we raise the tee as high as it will go.
Minor League baseball— Indians cruise into 9–1 lead
Rain and baseball is never a good combination, and that continues to be the case with the local recreation leagues.
T-ball keeps ‘em coming back
Our Perry League t-ball program is for all children ages 2–9 regardless of race, color or creed, sexual orientation, ethnicity, spiritual inclination, ability or disability. We’re at Gaunt Park every Friday night from 6:30–8 p.m.