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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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  • Acting out

    This year’s Yellow Springs High School One Act plays, which include titles such as “Second Coming,” “Welcome to Hell” and “The Bliss.” The show opens this weekend at Mills Lawn gym, with performances on Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25, 8 p.m. and Sunday, at 2 p.m. Admission is $5 at the door, with proceeds benefitting the high school drama program. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The show opens this weekend at Mills Lawn gym, with performances on Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25, 8 p.m. and Sunday, at 2 p.m. Admission is $5 at the door, with proceeds benefitting the high school drama program.

  • Clifton hosts Ohio Chautauqua — Tour brings life to voices from past

    Living history scholars will raise the voices of early American figures such as poet and naturalist Henry David Thoreau, Civil Rights preacher Martin Luther King Jr., and Titanic survivor Edith Russell, when the Village of Clifton hosts its first Ohio Chautauqua this summer from June 30 to July 4. The Chautauqua steering committee, which has spent the past year preparing for the event, includes from left, Village Council member Paula Lazorski, Steve McFarland, Arby Conn, Lemoine Rice, Mathew McNelly and Mayor Alex Bieri. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    J. Goldsborough Bruff was an adventurous artist and mapmaker who captained an expedition of 60 armed men, 14 wagons, and 70 mules across the continent during the 1849 California Gold Rush.

  • August Michael Knemeyer


    August Michael Knemeyer, 1946–2015, passed away March 31, under the loving care of his wife, Melva.

  • Mad undertaking

    In front, from left, Felix Buehrig as Alice is pulled down the rabbit hole by White Rabbit Galen Sieck while, in second row, Sarah Gansz, the Cheshire Cat, grins, March Hare Selah Griffin and Dormouse Lida Boutis look on and Samantha Snyder, also Alice, is greeting Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, Zay Crawford and Timmy Bold. In back left, Ibi Chappelle, as Mad Hatter, is running late. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The Antioch School is staging “Alice in Wonderland” for its annual spring musical.

  • Women help women, quietly

    Founded in 1980, the Feminist Health Fund raises money from the community and disperses it to needy women suffering from a catastrophic illness. Current board members are, clockwise from front, Esther Hetzler, Kathy Robertson, Sue Parker, Janet Ward, Joyce Morrissey, Denise Cupps and Marianne Whelchel. Not pictured is Elizabeth Danowski. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When Moya Shea received an unexpected medical bill from a clinic a few years ago for a procedure she thought was covered by insurance, she was startled. Quite ill at the time, she turned to a local group for help.

  • Lorena Estlow Hyde


    Lorena Estlow Hyde, longtime resident of Yellow Springs, died on April 17, 2015, at Greene Memorial Hospital in Xenia.

  • Steve Dorn


    On Monday, April 13, Steven “Steve” John Dorn peacefully passed away after a long battle with cancer at his home in Yellow Springs, surrounded by family and friends — mostly beautiful women, which made him happy.

  • Writer, birder Nelson to read

    Writer and birder Kent Nelson of Colorado will read from his work Tuesday, April 21 at 7 p.m. at Glen Helen. (submitted photo)

    Kent Nelson’s twin passions for writing and birding work well together. For instance, birding takes him to remote and exotic locations, such as an Aleutian island in Alaska, where the Yupik village he visited inspired a short story — about birders who go to Alaska.

  • Bulldog Sports Rounds-up


    SOFTBALL—Girls rally, but fall to Ponitz; TRACK—YSHS Personal bests at Waynesville; McKinney boys break records; BASEBALL wins back-to-back

  • Ha Ha now serves up slices in Xenia

    Ha Ha Pizza owner B.J. Walters, center, opened a second location last month on Main Street in Xenia across from the courthouse. The restaurant features the same menu of handmade pizzas, calzones and subs as the original business in Yellow Springs. The move involved a major renovation project facilitated by long-time employees Misty and John Howell. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    For nearly 40 years, when someone said Ha Ha Pizza, everyone knew that meant the homey New York style pie joint in downtown Yellow Springs.