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  • Yellow Springer starts the day with low-energy breakfast

    Bernard D. Tosste's hopes his new "low energy" breakfast product, EcoToast (TM), will grace the breakfast counters of many a villager. (Photo by F. Stop Fitzgerald)

    The humble slice of toast is possibly the most energy-hungry part of a breakfast, consuming up to 1,500 watts of electricity for a good two to five minutes to brown two slices of bread. 

  • VIDEO: 2014 Glen Helen pancake breakfast

    The Glen Helen Outdoor Education Center was full of volunteers and pancake eaters both young and old. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    After a two-year hiatus, the Glen Helen Association has brought back the beloved Pancake Breakfast.

  • Village budget with smaller deficit OK’d

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    Village Council on Monday evening gave initial approval to a 2014 Village budget with a general fund deficit that is considerably lower than the previously projected deficit.

  • Midwest memoir reading— Eileen Cronin writes about being able

    Author Eileen Cronin will read from her recently published memoir “Mermaid: A Memoir of Resilience” at Antioch University Midwest on Thursday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and will include a discussion and a book signing with the author, who is the sister of Midwest faculty member Joe Cronin. (Submitted photo)

    Growing up, Eileen Cronin loved sports and writing and had the determination to pursue both. Though others would see it differently, these elements had greater influence on her identity than the fact that she was born without fully developed legs.

  • Yellow Springs schools closed Tuesday, Feb. 18

    Yellow Springs Schools decided to delay classes by two hours Tuesday morning because of icy conditions. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Yellow Springs schools are closed on Tuesday, Feb. 18, because of icy conditions.

  • The buddha’s cold smile

    Chris Glaser's snow buddha sits patiently and at peace in the cold, as only the buddha could do. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local artist and contractor Chris Glaser took advantage of nature’s building materials last week when he sculpted a likeness of a meditative Buddha from snow and ice.

  • Slippery slope

    Polly and Carl Cordell’s grandson, Cory, visiting from Westerville, took advantage of the warmer weather and went sledding with his dog, Nala, and father, Cary. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    A heat wave of sorts on Sunday, with a high of 39 degrees, made for a perfect day to enjoy the hill at Gaunt Park. Polly and Carl Cordell’s grandson, Cory, visiting from Westerville, took advantage of the warmer weather and went sledding with his dog, Nala, and father, Cary. See more sledding photos on […]

  • Martin Luther King Jr. march and celebration in Yellow Springs, 2014

    about 200 marchers participated in this year's march honoring Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Over 200 people participated in Yellow Springs’ annual Martin Luther King Jr. memorial march and subsequent celebration at the Central Chapel, AME this January 20.

  • Yellow Springs schools once again on two-hour delay

    Snowball: the ultimate winter sport. Check with teachers and school officials fot the status of after school activities. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Yellow Springs schools are delayed by two hours Wednesday, Jan. 23, because of extremely cold temperatures.

  • Yellow Springs schools closed

    The weather has determined to keep kids in bed for an extra two hours Tuesday, Jan 21. The snow cover, slick conditions and dropping temperatures make the outside challenging, but beautiful.. (Photo by Matt MInde)

    Yellow Springs schools and the Antioch School are closed because of snow, slick conditions and cold temperatures.

  • ‘Auld Lang Syne’ at New Year’s eve, 2013

    A red lantern bounces among the crowd of revelers New Years Eve on Xenia Avenue. (Photo by Matt MInde)

    We all know that iconic New Year’s eve melody. Or do we?

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