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Yellow Springs lost an additional 7.3 percent of its population in the last decade, continuing a 40-year population plummet.

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  • Peifer’s opens for summer

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    Peifer Orchards opened earlier this month, selling local fruits and veggies, supplying Antioch College with produce and hosting an Argentinian barbecue on Saturday.

  • Ohio Brass & Electric to play Emporium tonight

    Ohio Brass & Electric, which plays tonight at the Emporium, performed last Saturday at the Yellow Springs Street Fair. Shown in front is guitarist Skip Leeds. The group was joined by 11-year-old Sean McDonald on saxophone.

    The local horn band Ohio Brass & Electric will perform tonight, Friday, June 20, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Emporium during the Summer Art Stroll.

  • New sandwich and pizza cafe opens

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    The village’s newest restaurant is now open. Aleta’s Café, at the Oten Gallery, 303 Xenia Ave., serves hot Panini sandwiches, pizzas made with Naan bread and salads for lunch and dinner seven days a week.

  • Villagers rate ED strategies

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    As an adjunct English professor at Clark State Community College, Cyndi Pauwels is among the one-third of Yellow Springs residents who work in the field of education and four-fifths of working villagers who commute.

  • Full results from the YS News economy survey

    Villagers weighed in on how Yellow Springs should grow its economy in a recent YS News survey.

    Local jobs don’t pay enough for many people to live here. Villagers would like to see more high-tech, living wage and professional jobs. Read more survey results and download comments here.

  • How locals see our economy

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    Local jobs don’t pay enough for people to afford to live here.
    That’s how many villagers summed up the problem with the Yellow Springs economy in a recent online survey.
    A total of 299 residents of Yellow Springs and Miami Township participated in the 20-question survey, which ran from April 25–May 11.

  • Small towns use creativity to grow

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    The story of Ponca City, Okla., recently named one of the top 10 best small towns for business in the U.S. , is a case study for how to rebuild a flagging small town economy.

  • Sidewalks packed in tourist town

    Tourists by the Chamber of Commers in Yellow Springs.

    Any local resident downtown on a beautiful spring weekend such as we’ve experienced in recent weeks can attest that the sidewalks, shops and restaurants are filled with people who hail from other zip codes. What their presence means to the life of the village is a topic of ongoing discussions.

  • May 6, 2014 primary election: Restaurant seeks liquor option

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    The 2014 primary election will take place on Tuesday, May 6. The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The polling location is Antioch University Midwest (formerly McGregor), 900 Dayton St. for village precincts 440, 441, 442, 443 and Miami Township precinct 456 (west). For voters in township precinct 455 (east), polling […]

  • Take our Yellow Springs Economy survey

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    What jobs would you like to see more of in the village? What economic development strategies should the village pursue? Share your thoughts on the Yellow Springs economy in our new community-wide survey.

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