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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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  • YSHS athletes advance to regionals

    YSHS track and field athlete Ed Johnson sprinted the last leg of the 4x400-meter relay at last week’s district meet. Johnson helped his team clinch third place and qualify for regionals with a time of 45.78 seconds. Olivia Brintlinger-Conn cleared a hurdle on her way to a regional qualification last week. At the high school district track and field meet, Brintlinger-Conn finished fourth in the 300-meter hurdles in 49.53 seconds to advance to regionals. (Left photo by Tim Sherwood; right photo by Jesi Worsham)

    Yellow Springs High School track and field teams — both boys and girls — are sending more athletes on to regionals than at any time in the last 25 years.

  • David William Prince

    David William Prince

    David William Prince, 73, of Athens, died on Sunday, May 17, at St. Ann’s Mt. Carmel Hospital in Westerville, Ohio, from complications of neck spine surgery.

  • I thought that I should never see…

    On Wednesday morning, May 27, Village of YS crew workers and YS Tree Committee worked together to plant seven downtown trees including Princeton elm, American hornbeam, yellowwood and Greenspire linden. The trees were chosen for their vibrant flowering colors, variations of leaves and differing tree shapes. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    On Wednesday morning, May 27, Village of YS crew workers and YS Tree Committee worked together to plant seven downtown trees.

  • Antioch College is a real food leader

    Antioch College Food Service Coordinator Isaac Delamatre joined students Sara Brooks and Rhianna Guerin on the Antioch Farm last week to talk about a growing group of 35 colleges and universities who have committed to consume at least 20 percent real food (local, humane, ecologically sound and fair trade) by 2020. Though new to the Real Food Challenge, the college is already leading the way with a pledge of 60 percent real food by 2020. (Photo by Laruren Heaton)

    According to Antioch Food Service Coordinator Isaac Delamatre, 56 percent of Antioch’s food is considered “real”, meaning sourced from locally owned, ecologically sound, humane farms with fair employment practices.

  • Stefan Paul Minde

    Obituary

    Stefan Minde, of Portland, Ore., died in hospice on May 22 at the age of 79.

  • Elwood “Woody” Swartzendruber

    Obituary

    Elwood D. Swartzendruber, “Woody,” went to be with his lord and savior on May 8 in Greenville, N.C., after a brief illness.

  • Yellow Springs Police survey results—A desire for community engagement

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    Three-quarters of respondents in a survey on police and the Village said they would like the police to engage with the community more often, including by patrolling more on bicycle and foot instead of in their cruisers and visiting schools to speak with students.

  • David A. Berona

    David A. Berona

    David A. Berona retired after being diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor and lived in comfort at home until his death on May 25.

  • Council gives final approval for new landlord law

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    At Village Council’s May 18 meeting, Council gave final approval to a new policy regarding delinquent utility bills, bringing to an end several months of sometimes contentious protest.

  • A short dance on Short Street

    A second flash mob in as many years will take to Short Street to the tune of “Shout” on Wednesday, May 27, at 1 p.m., followed by a party at the Yellow Springs Senior Center. Participants of any age can learn the 2-minute choreographed routine at rehearsals at the Senior Center or online. Last year’s flashers danced to “Heard It Through the Grapevine.” (News Archive Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    In observance of National Senior Health and Fitness Day this year, and just for the fun of it, the Yellow Springs Senior Center will lead a flash mob to “Shout” in all those ways on Wednesday, May 27, at 1 p.m. on Short Street.