Articles About APRIL FOOLS!

  • 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. 

  • ‘We’re hounded by tree loss,’ say some villagers

    Tucker, resident newshound, is too stricken to offer his opinion, though because he is News staff, he's not allowed to give it anyway.

    Over the past few years, the loss of trees throughout the village, whether due to poor health or to make way for the progress of a growing village, has been the cause of much contention and unrest. For village dogs, however, the loss is not just cause for concern or sorrow, but a drastic impact on their day-to-day lives.

  • Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise promises Village economic boost

    The planned Major League Soccer (MLS) stadium, tentatively named Gaunt Arena, is shown here in this architectural rendering.

    With the announcement of the 50th anniversary of Yellow Springs Soccer Inc. comes another announcement: that Yellow Springs has placed a bid to host a Major League Soccer, or MLS, expansion team, tentatively called Springs FC.

  • There’s something in the water — no, really

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    One sip of Yellow Springs water and your hair dreads instantly. Is “there’s something in the water” a clever metaphor to describe the community’s spirit, or is something more sinister afoot?

  • Boxing day, every day

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    For an arts village that prides itself on thinking outside the box, a recent newcomer is living the dream thinking entirely within the box. The packaging box, that is.

  • BLOG – UFO sightings

    I loved this picture I took at the Jeremy Long art opening last fall at the Glen House Bed & Breakfast. I didn't notice what was outside until I got home, holy crap! (photos by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Today’s blog showcases a hand full of pictures that have caught me off guard.

  • Decline to opine: important village work outsourced

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    Mirroring a recent village trend, many members of the community have begun to outsource the mining of Yellow Springs’ most precious resource.

  • Potluck brings out eco-maniacs

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    At a competitive community potluck, locally-grown ingredients were just the beginning.

  • Ball and Skein—Yarnbombing plot foiled

    Surveillance video of a bombing site from 2008 shows the suspects currently under arrest posing triumphantly. Identities have been obscured pending a trial.

    The results of a three-year sting operation paid off yesterday with the break up and neutralization of a local yarn bombing cell.

  • Frustrated village senior community moves to Florida

    Really, now! April Fools! — the News team RELATED POSTS: Six degrees of separation down to 1.5 in village Village art gallery mounts display of ordinances New resident confused by reference to ‘Weaver’s’ “Mobile” edition old news Decline to opine: important village work outsourced

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