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  • A bit of summer street magic

    The annual Neighborhood Block Parties, sponsored by the Human Relations Commission, or HRC, will be held on Saturday or Sunday, August 18–19, in neighborhoods throughout the village. Shown above is last year’s Davis/Phillips/Whiteman streets party, with Stephanie Cooper sitting at the piano provided by local musician Mark DeLozier. (Submitted photo by Susan Gartner)

    Susan Gartner is one of several residents of the Davis/Whiteman/Phillips Street area who have made block parties a spirited annual event in their neighborhood.

  • Council considers drilling ordinance— Ban would be first in Ohio

    Yellow Springs, though far from the epicenter of natural gas fracking in Ohio, could nevertheless become the first town in the state to ban all oil and gas drilling and waste wells within its municipal limits through passage of what is described as rights-based legislation.

  • AUM plans for recovery

    Ellen Wood Hall was named interim vice president of Antioch University Midwest on July 1. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    After a brief stint as provost this spring, Ellen Wood Hall’s current role as interim president of Midwest has given her a challenge: to reverse downward enrollment trends and to more evenly balance the strengths of all three of the school’s academic programs.

  • Year of challenge for class of ’15

    The first class of the revived Antioch College gathered on the steps of Main Building at the start of their year. After nine months and three challenging terms, students said they felt exhausted and overwhelmed, yet enthused with a sense of accomplishment. The next class arrives in October. (submitted Photo by Dennie Eagleson)

    For the first class of the revived Antioch College, the last nine months have been intense.

  • Delores Kathryn Lamont

    Delores Lamont

    Delores Kathryn Lamont, a most beloved wife, mother and grandmother, died peacefully on Sunday, July 15, at Hospice of Dayton after a long fight with cancer.

  • Paul William Wagner

    Paul Wagner

    Paul William Wagner died peacefully at home on July 25 with his wife, Carolyn Treadway, at his side. He was 91.

  • Drought affects crops, lawns

    The soybeans at Craig Corry’s Miami Township farm only reach to his knees, when they should be nearly waist high at this point in the season. The moderate drought in the Dayton area has stunted the growth of area soybeans and corn, threatening to cut into yields. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The hot and dry weather this summer has no doubt stressed local homeowners whose lawns have turned brown from lack of rain. But even more stressed are area crops.

  • Timeline for zoning revision

    At the July 16 Village Council meeting, Council member Lori Askeland announced an upcoming process to introduce villagers to proposed changes in the Village zoning code.

  • Choice of replacement trees complex

    “The right tree for the right location” is a phrase oft repeated by arborists dispensing long-term landscaping advice. It was used several times last week by those focused on deciding how to replace the trees that line the downtown.

  • Quirky tales of village history

    The Octagon House on Whiteman Street was one of several historical buildings highlighted on last Sunday’s walking tour, led by local historian Robin Heise, at right. About 25 people took part, including villagers Zo Meister, second from right, and Linda Rudawski, second from left. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Some of the colorful people and places of Yellow Springs history came alive last Sunday, during a walking tour of the village led by local historian Robin Heise.