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Articles About new resident

  • From ‘the last frontier’ to Ohio

    The Oberg family, from left, Eric, Cole, Kelley and Sage (plus 17-year-old dog, Larsen), moved to Yellow Springs in 2014 seeking an open and tolerant community. Intrepid adventurers, Eric, born and raised in Alaska, and Kelley, who lived there for many years, are “homesteading” on a small scale at their Fair Acres residence, including by planting the gardens pictured here. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Before moving to Yellow Springs, Eric and Kelley Oberg had never owned a home with a doorbell.

  • Artist family makes it work in Yellow Springs

    Artist Anna Burke and musician Ryan Stinson, with their daughter, Presley, 18 months, on a recent evening at the laundromat on Dayton Street. Burke and Stinson each moved to Yellow Springs in 2012 from nearby communities. They met here and have begun to build a life in the village, loving the community and navigating the challenges of housing, employment, parenthood and pursuing their art. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    Anna Burke, her husband, Ryan Stinson, and their daughter, Presley, are a young family whose appreciation for Yellow Springs has evolved over their four years in the village.

  • Californian finds village novel

    Jillian Slater in her new Yellow Springs back yard garden. (Photo by Nadia Mulhall)

    Originally from Jackson, Calif., Jillian Slater moved to Dayton in January, 2011. Whenever she told people she was from California, they would invariably reply “I bet you would like Yellow Springs.”