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Articles About APRIL FOOLS!

  • Mills Park Parking gets underway

    The new Mills Park Hotel addition, the Mills Park Parking, has begun to take shape. The 6-story tower can accommodate up to 80 cars and will host a rotating roof-top restaurant. (Photo by F. Stop Fitzgerald)

    Villagers have wondered why the new hotel is being built so close to Xenia Avenue, as there seems to be plenty of space in back. The answer’s rather pragmatic.

  • Exercise body and soul at Wellness Center

    A handsome villager prepares for a game of racquetball — with a twist.

    On April 1, the Wellness Center announced that it would expand its offerings, seeking to provide members with new ways of exercising that go beyond caring for their physical forms.

  • WYSO Radio to go “all-community”

    The vast majority of WYSO's uniqueness has always come from volunteers. And so has the cost savings. (PHoto by F. Stop Fitzgerald)

    On the first of this month, WYSO will begin to rely exclusively on its 1,200-plus recently-trained Community Voices Corps.

  • Beaver-deceivers to beaver believers

    The great, almost mythical Castorimorpha megaloenochae made a rare and bloody daytime appearance Wednesday morning. (Photo by Al Whet)

    What started out as an ecologist’s dream ended up a nightmare mired in mud, myth and misery.

  • 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.

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