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Cast in Thornton Wilder's play, "The Skin of Our Teeth."

Cast in Thornton Wilder's play, "The Skin of Our Teeth."

Celebrate Antioch College Foundry Theater

The Foundry Theatre will celebrate one year since renovation with the opening of “The Skin of Our Teeth” this weekend.

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  •   2015 Yellow Springs News School Guide

    2015 School GuideThe online version of the Yellow Springs News 2015 School Guide.

  •   School board praises 2020 Plan

    THUMB_SchoolsThe Yellow Springs school district’s 2020 Plan, which aims to increase student success by enhancing innovation in teaching and learning, appears to be achieving its goals.

  •   New faces in local schools

    THUMB_PrintFive 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.

Economy (archives)

  •   Statewide “tax holiday” for back-to-school purchases

    Ohio's S.B. 243 enacted a one-time sales tax holiday to occur only in 2015. The holiday starts on Friday, August 7, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. and ends on Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. (Photo by Matt Minde)Back-to-school shoppers hoping to cash in on special sales this weekend will find a bit more change in their pockets, as certain purchases will not be taxed.

  •   Home, Inc. welcomes new development coordinator

    Brittany Parsons joined Home, Inc. this summer.Home, Inc. recently hired Brittany Parsons to serve in a newly created position, development coordinator.

  •   Morgan B&B to open house

    Stacey Wirrig, left, purchased the Arthur Morgan House Bed & Breakfast last year and is running it with host Wendy Pace, center, and head chef Erin Campbell. An open house at the B&B is Thursday, July 23, from 4 to 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)Whether it’s enjoying a stack of molasses-kissed ginger-nectarine pancakes on the screened-in porch, taking in downtown views from a third-story room or appreciating the history of the century-old home built by one of the town’s most influential couples, the Arthur Morgan House Bed and Breakfast has a lot to offer its guests, according to the B&Bs new owner.

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  •   2015 local election— Council, Trustees races robust

    Candidates for Village Council (*Denotes incumbent)A week after the filing deadline for candidates, this fall’s races for Village Council and Miami Township Trustee look robust, while the school board contest is decidedly calmer, with no challengers for two incumbents. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3.

  •   More street work in October

    THUMB_GovernmentHaving completed the first phase of its water distribution system upgrade this spring, the Village is poised to begin phase II of the project in late October of this year.

  •   Village Council — Home, Inc. and Township partner

    THUMB_GovernmentIn the latest bid to acquire the former Wright State Physicians Clinic property on Xenia Avenue, Yellow Springs Home, Inc. and Miami Township are partnering on a joint venture to site both affordable senior housing and a new fire station in town.

Obituaries (archives)

  •   Bill Houston

    082715_Houston_BillWilliam B. Houston (Bill) died Monday, August 17, 2015 of hypothermia while hiking in the Canadian Rockies.

  •   Randall G. Thompson

    082715_randall-thompsonRandall G. Thompson, of Springfield, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, at Springfield Regional Medical Center. He was 67.

  •   Alice D. Gay

    ObituaryAlice D. Gay, of Clarksville, Md., formerly of Yellow Springs, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 18, at Lorien Columbia Nursing Community. She was 99.

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  •   Youth rec soccer to kick off on Friday

    The spring season for Yellow Springs Soccer Inc. will begin in April; teams are forming now, and those with kids interested in playing are encouraged to call a coordinator soon. Details below.Yellow Springs Soccer, Inc. Recreational Youth Soccer kicks off Friday, Aug. 28, at Morgan Fields, with registration at 6 p.m. and a clinic for all players at 6:30 p.m.

  •   High-five hellos at T-ball

    THUMB_SportsThere is joy. Infectious. Mysterious. Wondrous. Astonishing. Impossible to miss.

  •   Indians sweep Minor League

    THUMB_SportsThey hadn’t played a game in more than a week, but the regular season Minor League champion Winds Cafe Indians didn’t miss a beat going into tournament play last week.