The Yellow Springs School Board decided this morning that Village schools are closed due to inclement weather.Click here to read more >>
A series of events will take place this Saturday, Dec. 7, to increase awareness of those with mental or physical disabilities. A documentary on the topic will be shown at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Little Art Theatre.[More]
Every child under five in Greene County is now eligible to receive a free book in the mail once a month.[More]
The News office will be closed on Dec. 24 and 25 for Christmas and on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 for New Year’s. The deadline for submissions for these weeks will be moved up to noon on Monday.[More]
Street poets come inside to jam
There are many types of poems you might hear if you stumble into the Yellow Springs Community Poetry Jam on Friday night, where four local street poets are moving their acts inside for a “free-flowing evening” of poetry, music, improvisation and more.
Local wood-fired work to open at the Winds
Locally made and wood fired plateware adorns the walls at the Winds Cafe through December.
10-Minute shorts to hit the stage this weekend
The third annual Yellow Springs 10-Minute Play Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 22 and 23, starting at 8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. This year’s event features eight original plays by local playwrights, local actors and directors. The writers and directors include Virgil Hervey, Jerry Holt, Aaron Saari, Jerry Boswell, Kayla Graham, Lee Huntington and Kay Reimers. […]
Village Schools (archives)
How much tech should be in Yellow Springs schools?
The Yellow Springs community needs to have a serious discussion about the technology that local students need to keep up with today’s educational demands, Yellow Springs Superintendent Mario Basora said at the November school board meeting last week.
Mills Lawn School Spelling Bee full of apprehension, exhilaration
Mills Lawn School held its annual Spelling Bee Friday, the first round in what will eventually be regional, state, then national spell-offs.
School levy wins
Yellow Springs and Miami Township voters overwhelmingly supported their public school system on Nov. 5, agreeing to pass the district’s second levy in as many years.
Does Center for Business and Education meet Yellow Springs business needs?
Central to the question of whether Village government should contribute $700,000 to completing the infrastructure of the Center for Business and Education is whether such a commerce park would meet the needs of businesses already here.
New Mills lawn will feature a hotel, cafe and banquet hall
A new Mills Park Hotel, in the image of this former Mills home, is planned for the Barr property next year.
Council slows CBE funding decision making
At their Nov. 4 meeting, Village Council members agreed to slow down a decision on whether to provide about $700,000 in funding for the Center for Business and Education, or CBE.
Village Life (archives)
Yellow Springs News 2013 Holiday in the Village
Find out what's happening around town today and this holiday season with the calendar listings in this Yellow Springs News special publication.
Community Thanksgiving for all
The annual Yellow Springs Thanksgiving dinner takes place today at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church.
Mental health gathering
Two peer-led support groups for mental health have begun meeting. A group for those with mental illness is held each Wednesday from 6:30-8 p.m.
A mixed first year for Yellow Springs Police chief
With just about a year under his belt as Yellow Springs police chief, Anthony Pettiford has made some strides and suffered a few setbacks.
Village Council — Funding for CBE explored
At their Nov. 18 meeting, Village Council members agreed to begin exploring options for funding the infrastructure of the Center for Business and Education, or CBE.
Wintrow, Housh, MacQueen win Council
An exceptionally large slate of candidates led to an exceptionally close race in the election for Yellow Springs Village Council. Incumbent Karen Wintrow and newcomers Brian Housh and Marianne MacQueen all came within single digits of each other in the race.
Millicent Danita Walker-Jones
Millicent Danita Walker-Jones died November 25. She was 51.
Taylor R. Rhone, 57, of Yellow Springs, passed away on Nov. 18 at Greene Memorial Hospital. He was born on Feb. 7, 1956 to Elmore and Mamie (Butler) Rhone in Oklahoma City, Okla. He was preceded in death by his father, Elmore Rhone. Taylor worked as an account executive for WKEF Channel 22. Taylor is […]
Bill Lorenz died peacefully of kidney disease at his home in St. Louis, Mo. on Nov. 13. He was 86 years old.
Higher Education (archives)
Antioch College— Accreditation team visits
Antioch College could clear a major hurdle on the long road to gaining accreditation if a three-day site visit this week by the regional accreditation agency is successful.
Antioch College physical plant — An ambitious geothermal dig
Antioch College will begin construction of its central geothermal system on Friday in what the college sees as a significant step to becoming carbon neutral.
Antioch College to tear down two buildings
Antioch College recently announced that it will demolish two buildings on campus: the Student Union and Mills Hall.
New coaches lead young teams
Young basketball coaches will lead young basketball teams this winter at Yellow Springs High School, but don’t call it a rebuilding year. Instead, girls coach Jack Hatert looks to keep the ball rolling from last year’s success and boys coach Steve Grasso hopes to bring back the glory days of YSHS basketball. Hatert, a 31-year-old […]
New basketball coaches aim high
Young basketball coaches will lead young basketball teams this winter at Yellow Springs High School, but don’t call it a rebuilding year.
YSHS athletes earn conference honors
At the end of the fall sports season,Yellow Springs High School student-athletes and coaches were recognized for All Conference Honors.