The flowers on the dogwood tree at the First Presbyterian Church on Xenia Ave. are just starting to open, by the weekend it should be in full bloom!

The flowers on the dogwood tree at the First Presbyterian Church on Xenia Ave. are just starting to open, by the weekend it should be in full bloom!

Free dogwoods to return

In celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day, the YS Tree Committee and Corner Cone will again give away 125 young dogwood trees.

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Web Features
  • Mills Lawn third-grader Dane Beal is on a quest to raise funds for new trees for the school's grounds.

    Mills Lawn student raises money to plant trees

    Seven-year-old Mills Lawn student Dane Beal is currently raising money to replace the ash trees that were removed from Mills Lawn after they were damaged by the emerald ash borer.

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  • An international exhibit of socially engaged art featuring archived documentation from 22 projects that blurs the boundary between activism and art runs at Antioch College’s Herndon Gallery in South Hall April 18 through May 16. Co-curators of “Living as Form (The Nomadic Version)” are Antioch visual arts professor Sara Black, center, and Antioch artists in residence Jillian Soto, left, and Anthony Romero, right, who recently worked on the exhibition at the Herndon. The three artists will host the first of three weekly conversations about the exhibit at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Conversations on activism and art at Antioch

    When is activism also art? A new exhibit at the Herndon explores the question, and the first of three weekly conversations with co-curators on “Living As Form” is Wednesday, April 23.

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    BLOG-Spring Interrupted

    Spring erupted during Easter week but was interrupted by snow and a chilling frost. The contrast and its consequence remind us that nature is often ambitious but not always kind.

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Arts (archives)

  •   BLOG — New Fence

    A close up of Sherraid Scott's cat in the center of her board that she's carving as part of the Fence Art Gallery. (photos by Suzanne Szempruch)Today’s blog showcases a not so over looked corner of downtown, Limestone Street and Xenia Ave. Construction on the new hotel is about to begin and to help hide the mess, Jim Hammond teamed up the Yellow Springs Arts Council and the Yellow Springs Community Foundation to build a temporary art gallery fence.

  •   Antioch College to host photographer Anne Noble

    THUMB_ArtsNew Zealand photographer, educator and researcher Anne Noble will present "From Antarctica to the Honey Bee: In Search of An Ecological Sublime" on Wednesday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. in McGregor Hall, room 113 on the Antioch College campus.

  •   Community orchestra to perform concerto for flute and harp

    The YS Community  Orchestra performing a holiday concert in 2011 with the YS Community Chorus.The YS Chamber Orchestra presents its Spring concert with music by Mozart and Haydn this weekend.

Village Schools (archives)

Economy (archives)

  •   In 80s, incubator boosted businesses in Yellow Springs

    THUMB_EconomyOne of Village government’s first attempts at revving up the economy involved hiring villagers Vicki Morgan and Phyllis Schmidt in 1986 as Yellow Springs Associates, in an attempt to improve the image of Yellow Springs to surrounding communities.

  •   Wellness doctor hopes to return to Village

    Dr. Donald Gronbeck hopes to open a family practice at the former Creative Memories building. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)Donald Gronbeck, a 2002 Antioch College graduate, hopes to start his first practice, Yellow Springs Primary Care, the first week of May at the former Creative Memories building, fronting on Dayton Street.

  •   Home Inc. offers workshop — Village foreclosure rate high

    THUMB_EconomyLosing one’s home to foreclosure is most often traumatic. Foreclosures hurt communities, too. Though Yellow Springs has weathered the housing crisis well with only a small dip in home sale prices, foreclosure rates are relatively high here and may be on the uptick.

Village Life (archives)

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Obituaries (archives)

  •   LaRaine (Dewey) McQueen

    ObituaryLaRaine (Dewey) McQueen died peacefully of natural causes on Jan. 18, in assisted living in Meridian, Idaho, surrounded by her four children and one adult grandchild. She was 79. LaRaine created a warm and inviting home for her family and all who visited. Her idea of a dream job as an interior designer showed in […]

  •   Deirdre Roche

    ObituaryDeirdre Roche, of Bass Harbor, Maine, died on April 5, after a period of declining health.

  •   Roberta Dodds Alexander

    Roberta Dodds AlexanderRoberta Dodds Alexander, née Postle, long time Yellow Springs resident, passed away Feb. 19, at Friends Care Community Center. She was 88 years old.

Higher Education (archives)

  •   Leading the college to wellness

    THUMB_PrintFor the past six months there’s been a gaping hole at the back of Antioch College Curl Gym, where the pool used to be. But the renovation of the 85-year old building is closing in on a completion date sometime in July.

  •   AUM president at home at Midwest

    THUMB_PrintWhen Karen Schuster Webb became president of Antioch University Midwest in January, she had been here for less than two months. But she had a pretty good idea what she was getting into.

  •   Meet new Antioch Midwest president

    Karen Schuster Webb is the new president of Antioch University Midwest.Antioch University Midwest will host an open house event tomorrow, March 14, where the community can meet the school's new president.

Sports (archives)

  •   Girls softball finds first win

    imageOn Friday the YSHS girls softball team creamed Ponitz 18–5 for its first win of the season. The previous week they fell short on a late rally at Meadowdale.

  •   Bulldog Sport Round up

    Freshman Kasey Linkhart prepares to serve on the second doubles court in the Yellow Springs High School varsity co-ed tennis team’s match against Beavercreek on Wednesday, April 9. Visible behind her on the first double court is sophomore Henry Potts-Rubin. (photo by Megan Bachman)TRACK AND FIELD Boys and girls stand out at KTC The Yellow Springs High School track and field teams competed against former rivals in the now-defunct Kenton Trace Conference at the Old KTC Invitational last weekend. Going up against mainly Division II teams, the girls took fourth place out of seven teams and the boys […]

  •   Longtime track coach resigns

    THUMB_SportsVince Peters, the Yellow Springs High School/McKinney School cross country and girls track coach for more than 30 years, resigned unexpectedly at the end of March.

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