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2017
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Articles About youth-community relations

  • Will you be my valentine?

    The Yellow Springs Public Library hosted a valentine-making event for children last Friday afternoon.

  • YSHS One Acts a wild ride

    The YSHS One Acts have always been a wild experience on the stage.

  • School Forest builds festive character

    The School Forest Festival is still offering hand-cut Christmas trees today from 9 am to 2 pm.

  • And they’re off!

    Over a hundred women and girls participated in the second annual Simply Women’s 5k Run/Walk last Saturday morning.

  • New building, same scouts

    Camp Birch has recently remodeled its facilities thanks to the Turner Foundation of Springfield.

  • The Quilt Barn Project

    A local 4H club put up the first in a series of painted quilt designs last Sunday afternoon.

  • Rock and Roll

    The fourth annual Skate Music Fest was a big success this Sunday evening at the skate park.

  • Village youth say race is still an issue

    Yellow Springs can be a supportive town for black youth to grow up in, according to a group of 10 current Yellow Springs High School students and recent graduates in recent interviews. But the village is not immune to the issues that tend to divide the community by color and burden some African-American families disproportionately. Instances of discrimination are very subtle, and can be unintentional, but they do occur here, the youth said, and they pose obstacles both of perception and in actual practice that young people of color are challenged to overcome.

  • Bench talk gets new legs

    A recent mediated dialogue between local young people and downtown business owners has increased understanding between the two groups and will likely result in a new public bench downtown, Village Council members were told at their Oct. 5 meeting. “The message to the youth is that they’re important to the community and that we want […]

  • Council considers revised land use plan

    The often contentious issue of annexation sparked conflict between Council members during the July 6 meeting of Village Council. At issue was the language in the Yellow Springs Comprehensive Plan, which was recently revised by Planning Commission. The plan, which is the land use plan for the village, is revised by the planners and submitted for Council approval every five to seven years.

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