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  • Morgan B&B to open house

    Stacey Wirrig, left, purchased the Arthur Morgan House Bed & Breakfast last year and is running it with host Wendy Pace, center, and head chef Erin Campbell. An open house at the B&B is Thursday, July 23, from 4 to 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)

    Whether it’s enjoying a stack of molasses-kissed ginger-nectarine pancakes on the screened-in porch, taking in downtown views from a third-story room or appreciating the history of the century-old home built by one of the town’s most influential couples, the Arthur Morgan House Bed and Breakfast has a lot to offer its guests, according to the B&Bs new owner.

  • Dylan, Angelou in WYSO archives

    WYSO General Manager Neenah Ellis stood in front of more than 50 years of radio station archives, including more than 5,000 recordings on a variety of media. Last month WYSO released nearly 200 digital recordings online after a six-year project to convert and categorize them. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Talks by Martin Luther King Jr., Margaret Mead, President Lyndon B. Johnson, Cesar Chavez, Abbie Hoffman and Zbigniew Brzezinski. Poetry readings by Alice Walker and Maya Angelou.

  • An open house for the Arthur Morgan House

    Stacey Wirrig, left, purchased the Arthur Morgan House last year and is running it with host Wendy Pace and head chef Erin Campbell. (Submitted)

    The new owner of the Arthur Morgan House Bed & Breakfast, Stacey Wirrig, is hosting an open house to showcase changes at the 30-year-old B&B on Thursday, July 23.

  • YSKP’s animals to save the farm

    Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse’s summer play, “The Farm,” blends a recounting of the 1999 Whitehall Farm auction with George Orwell’s “Animal Farm.” Playing some of the human, animal and spirit characters in the show are, from left, Chloe Thompson, Reese Elam, Sophie Lawson, Carina Basora, Violet Babb, Malaya Booth, Ben McKee, Zan Holtgrave, Daphne Trillana and Camila Dallas-Gonzalez. (Submitted photo by Tod Tyslan)

    YSKP’s 21st original musical, “The Farm,” is inspired by the events of the Whitehall Farm auction and George Orwell’s “Animal Farm.” The play asks the question — can the wild animals, farm animals and human kids work together to save their beloved farm from developers?

  • Yellow Springs Resilience Network ramps up efforts

    In January local members of the Yellow Springs Resilience Network toured a green building on the campus of Oberlin College which features solar panels, geothermal heating and cooling and a “living machine” waste recycling system. From left are Dave Westneat, Kat Walker, Duard Headley, Al Schlueter and Rick Walkey. (Submitted photo by Eric Johnson)

    Yellow Springs Resilience Network hopes to insulate the village from the worst impacts of climate change.

  • Animals, kids and spirits save farm in YSKP show


    The Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse retells the 1999 Whitehall Farm auction using animals, land spirits and human characters.

  • Antioch College attracts generations

    Bo Waite recently moved back into the West North College Street home his grandparents owned from the 1930s to 1960s. His partner Angie Bogner, a fitness trainer and teacher now working at the Antioch College Wellness Center, joined him from San Francisco. Waite, a Cincinnati psychiatrist, was the fifth member of his family to attend Antioch. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A few years ago, some 50 years after visiting his grandparents’ house as a child on West North College Street, Bo Waite purchased it, and moved in last summer.

  • Celebrate the Fourth in the village

    The annual Fourth of July fireworks display, postponed this year due to bad weather, will take place this Saturday, Aug. 31, at 9 p.m. at Gaunt Park.

    The annual Fourth of July parade starts Saturday, July 4, at 3 p.m. at Friend’s Care Center, with the evening fireworks later that night at 9:30 p.m.

  • Village Council— Mayor revamp off table


    Village Council will not propose changes to the mayor’s role in the upcoming charter revision, members said at this week’s Council work session.

  • A local energy channel on YouTube

    Filmmaker Eric Johnson and Susan Jennings of Community Solutions are starting a sustainability-themed YouTube channel for Yellow Springs. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When it comes to people fighting climate change, Yellow Springs has a lot of stories to tell.