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The second Repair Café will be held Saturday, Sept 23, at the Bryan Center.

The second Repair Café will be held Saturday, Sept 23, at the Bryan Center.

Repair Café to return to village

The YS Repair Café will be held for a second time on Saturday, Sept. 23, 1–4 p.m. at the Bryan Center.

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  • BLOG- Making Moves: Dear Yellow Springs,

    Spending the summer in this village has made me attach my first day feelings of relaxation to Yellow Springs permanently. I’ve learned to spend more time with myself, slow down and appreciate nature. I’ve met so many wonderful, beautiful people and my summer here will stay with me for a long time to come.

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  • The Calidore String Quartet will open the 2017–18 CMYS concert series on Oct. 8.

    Calidore to open CMYS season

    On Sunday, Oct. 8, Chamber Music in Yellow Springs will open its 2017–18 season with the Calidore String Quartet, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church.

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    We speak truth disguised as illusion.

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Arts (archives)

Village Schools (archives)

  •   Village schools— New year, new requirements

    With the new school year also comes a variety of new initiatives and policies — some the result of changing state and federal requirements and funding.

  •   First of many

    Layla Walland, 5, was ready for her first day of kindergarten. Her father, Matt Walland, and 2-year-old brother, Finn, looked on. (Photo by Carol Simmons)Layla Walland, 5, was ready for her first day of kindergarten to begin in Linnea Denman’s class at Mills Lawn on Friday, Aug. 25, while her father, Matt Walland, and 2-year-old brother, Finn, said their goodbyes.

  •   $150K grant for real-world engineering

    Food trucks may have their avid followers, but in nine months or so, villagers can look for a small fleet of food “trikes” to join the outdoor culinary ranks.

Economy (archives)

  •   Council passes villagewide lodging tax

    Guests who pay to stay overnight at local hotels, bed and breakfasts, guest houses or spare rooms will soon pay an extra tax to the Village of Yellow Springs.

  •   Super-Fly superfans celebrate a decade

    Super-Fly Comics and Games celebrated its 10th anniversary Saturday, Sept. 2. Pictured here inside the store are owners Jared Whittaker, left, and Anthony “Tony” Barry. Super-Fly sells comics, graphic novels, books, toys, action figures, board games, role-playing games and more. The store pulled in lots of fans Saturday, setting the record for its single biggest sales day ever. (Photo by Aaron Maurice Saari)As the doors of Super-Fly Comics and Games opened on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 2, for the 10th anniversary celebration, the overcast skies and drizzling rain did nothing to dampen the spirits of those gathered.

  •   House of AUM stretches into new space

    House of AUM, the Kings Yard yoga shop, expanded to the former home of Rita Caz in June. Pictured here in the renovated space is owner Melissa Herzog. The business recently received a Village Inspiration and Design Award, or VIDA, for its new look. (Photo by Jessica Sees)After three weeks of renovations including new floors, crisp white paint and re-stained woodwork, the new sun-filled addition to House of AUM opened its doors on June 24 with the goal of expansion achieved.

Village Life (archives)

  •   Always coming home to the village

    Jim and Betty Felder came to Yellow Springs when Jim was a young Air Force officer at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and Betty a teacher in the Mad River Township schools. They raised their two sons, Greg and Kevin, in the Omar Circle home where they still live. (Photo by Holly Hudson)Betty and Jim Felder, both in their 80s, have been recounting their time in Yellow Springs, how they met and when they came here, by each telling their stories which circle back, intertwine and pick up where the other left off.

  •   Still vibrant, still Victorettes

    Six members of the Victorettes held hands and sang at Central Chapel A.M.E. Church on Sunday, Sept. 3, capping off this year’s well-attended reunion. From left are Phyllis Jackson, Dorothy Allen, Marie Payton, Dorothy Boyce, Isabel Newman and Betty Ford. All were members of the singing and service group founded by Boyce in 1944 and active until 1946, with friendships that have lasted a lifetime. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)In the spring of 1944, a group of young African-American women came together under the leadership and musical direction of Dorothy Boyce. They called themselves “The Victorettes.”

  •   Celebrating 30 years of community mediation

    The Village Mediation Program is marking its 30th anniversary this month. Village Council passed a resolution Tuesday, Sept. 5, honoring the group’s three decades of service, and a public celebration will be held Thursday, Sept. 14, 7 p.m., at Antioch University Midwest. Pictured are some of the current team of village mediators. Clockwise from top left, are founding mediator Bruce Heckman, mediator Jalyn Roe, current program coordinator John Gudgel and mediator Janet Mueller. (Photo by Carol Simmons)There’s really no knowing the extent to which Yellow Springs might be different if not for the existence of the Village Mediation Program.

Government (archives)

  •   Activists are awake and watching

    Yellow Springs resident Susan Alberter (left front), the driving force behind Greene County Indivisible: Awake and Watching, was among a number of group members who participated in a rally Tuesday, Sept. 5, in downtown Dayton to protest the president’s efforts to rescind President Barack Obama’s executive order known as DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. An estimated 100 people, many from Yellow Springs, gathered outside U.S. Rep. Mike Turner’s regional office to urge Turner to help retain the legal status of 800,000 young people called “Dreamers.” (Photo by Carol Simmons)They’ve been dressing up in chicken suits each Monday and visiting downtown Dayton with signs suggesting that U.S. Representative Mike Turner, whose regional office is there, might be “a chicken” for not meeting yet this year with local constituents in a town hall setting.

  •   Liquid asset

    Brad Ault (left), Village superintendent of water and wastewater, said this week that the new water plant will be in operation by the end of the year. Also pictured is John Christenson of the water and wastewater department. (Photo by Megan Bachman)Construction continues at the new $7.2 million Village water plant on Jacoby Road, which broke ground in September 2016.

  •   Street paving to begin this month

    Paving will soon be scheduled for several village streets.Crews from Jurgensen Companies construction will be paving streets in the Village in the next few weeks.

Obituaries (archives)

  •   Jonathan David Ezekiel

    Jonathan David EzekielJonathan David Ezekiel, born Aug. 9, 1952, formerly of Derwood, Md., died Sept. 8 of a heart attack in Yellow Springs.

  •   Michael Henry Bush

    Michael Henry BushMichael Henry Bush, 68, died Saturday, Aug. 26, in Athens, Ohio.

  •   Arlene L. Mundy

    Arlene L. Mundy passed away Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017 in Xenia. She was 90.

Higher Education (archives)

Sports (archives)