Colored eggs are a familiar scene from the Central Chapel Easter egg hunt at Gaunt Park – this one from 2013.

Events abound on Easter weekend 2014 in Yellow Springs

The village hosts both spiritual and secular events during the Easter weekend.

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    Villagers asked to conserve water

    The Ohio EPA is asking villagers to voluntarily reduce their water usage.

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    Longtime track coach resigns

    Vince 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.

  • 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)

    BLOG — New Fence

    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.

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  •   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.

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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)

  •   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 […]

  •   April 10, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

    THUMB_SportsApril 10, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

  •   Just for kicks

    The Yellow Springs girls indoor soccer team recently held a banquet to celebrate the end of their first season. The team includes Eliza Gilchrist, Myrah Burton, Marissa Goodman, Natalie Galarza, Aryn Van Ausdal, Isabelle Ellis, Deena Green, Coach Mike Knopp, Mila de Spain, Sophie Bottelier, Kira Hendrickson, Maggie Knopp, Marian Krier and Coach Philip Bottelier. Not pictured are team members Olivia Ling, Ella Taylor and Stella Lief. (Submitted photo)The Yellow Springs girls indoor soccer team recently held a banquet to celebrate the end of their first season.

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