“If you go to a history book and you just want to read about the Gettysburg Address, go to the index and look up “Gettysburg Address.” That’s what an index is. I make that. I read the book and pull out the things that go into the index, and I write the index.”Click here to read more >>
For its second project of the summer, the YS Kids Playhouse will present “Off the Wall,” in partnership with the Springfield Museum of Art.[More]
The YS Community Band will present the final concert of the summer season on Saturday, July 30, noon, in Kings Yard.[More]
I say my lines on cue and keep out of the way or figure out what it means to bring ease.[More]
Music for music’s sake: Piano Fest to continue
The second concert of the Yellow Springs Piano Fest will be held Sunday, July 24, 7 p.m., in the Herndon Gallery at Antioch College.
Friends Music Campers make music for Glen
A couple of busloads of young campers and adult staff from Friends Music Camp are set to arrive in town Saturday, July 30, for the camp’s annual concert to benefit Glen Helen.
The Bard, back under the stars at Antioch College
Yellow Springs and Antioch College were once known around the world for a precedent-setting outdoor Shakespeare festival. This month, that tradition is being revived — in a small way, but with the hope of bigger things to come.
Village Schools (archives)
June 9 Yellow Springs School Board— School leaders travel to High Tech High
While school may be out for students, teachers and administrators are hard at work preparing for a successful 2016–2017 school year. In recent weeks district personnel visited High Tech High in San Diego.
Mills Lawn School ‘Buddy bench’ project ensures a place for everyone
A group of students at Mills Lawn School installed a new feature on the K–2 playground recently that they anticipate will help their classmates enjoy a happier and friendlier recess time.
Into the future
The Yellow Springs High School Class of 2016 was honored at commencement ceremonies May 26, at the high school gym.
Sift through OATS for some eclectic home décor
The newest store on the downtown Xenia Avenue strip brings an eclectic mix of mostly home décor items that combine a sense of old and new.
Yellow Springs Brewery purchases bowling alley
Nate Cornett and Lisa Wolters had a plan when they opened Yellow Springs Brewery three years ago, but things haven’t exactly worked out. They hoped to grow their business, of course, but at a rate they could keep up with.
Plan, curtail for climate goals
Villagers Faith Morgan and Pat Murphy believe planning a personal energy budget and curtailing personal energy use are the essential actions individuals can take to help slow global warming.
Village Life (archives)
Council OKs CBE land timeline
Village Council hopes to move ahead soon with extending infrastructure to the property formerly intended for the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, in order to make the land more attractive for development.
Living, learning in the real world
Meet Alexandra Scott: event planner, poet, activist, coffeehouse lover, future entrepreneur, villager.
New on the streets of Yellow Springs, Pokémon Go
While the sight of people walking and staring down at their phones may be a sign of our smart phone-obsessed times, walking around and staring at a phone in service of catching cute little monsters is a relatively new phenomenon.
CBE land to return to Village
The 35-acre parcel of land at the center of the controversial Center for Business and Education, or CBE, will soon be returned to the Village, according to a representative from Community Resources.
Swim lessons begin soon at Gaunt Park
Registration is now open for swim lessons at the Gaunt Park Pool. Swim lessons will be held Monday–Thursday, Aug. 1–11.
Yellow Springs police officer is dismissed
A newly hired police officer who sparked controversy in two recent village incidents by using what some saw as excessive force has been terminated from the police force.
Elizabeth ‘Mickey’ Harwood
Elizabeth Harwood died late Saturday night, July 16, 2016, in Springfield, Ohio, following a battle against cancer. She was 82 years old.
Elizabeth (Mickey) Harwood
Elizabeth (Mickey) Harwood died on Saturday, July 16, 2016, in Springfield.
Melva Jane McCuddy
Melva Jane McCuddy died on June 30 at Springfield Regional Medical Center. She was 91.
Higher Education (archives)
Antioch University considers building sale
As part of cost-cutting efforts, Antioch University leaders are looking into the best ways to make use of AU’s physical facilities on their five regional campuses.
Antioch College receives accreditation
Antioch College President Tom Manley got the word around 1 p.m. this past Monday. An email showed up in his inbox from the Higher Learning Commission, or HLC. It contained the biggest of big news.
Antioch College’s cohousing gets green light
Antioch College Village is another step closer to reality. The college’s board of trustees voted last month to launch a 32-unit cohousing pilot project, the first phase of a larger vision for developing environmentally sustainable, multigenerational housing on campus.
Pirates are champs of Minor League
They led wire to wire, leaving no doubt that 2016 was their year to shine. And shine they did, as the Tom’s Market Pirates last week clinched the 2016 Minor League Championship.
The mysterious ways of T-ball
Julia Camard, 2, came to the tee and picked up the ball, taking it off the tee, and reached for the one I held in my right hand. “Okay,” I said, and switched balls with her.
Birthday madness at T-ball
What is truly remarkable about this T-ball program? It is the kids themselves.