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  • Jacoby headwaters land preserved

    Dairy farmer Jim Semler and Tecumseh Land Trust associate director Michele Burns celebrated the closing of an easement on the 171-acre Semler farm on Snypp Road, one mile west of Yellow Springs. The farm, which contains the headwaters of the Jacoby Creek, is the first property in the Jacoby Greenbelt preserved with Village funds.

    The Semler farm on Snypp Road, one mile west of Yellow Springs, is one of only four remaining dairy farms in Greene County and contains the spring-fed headwaters of the Jacoby Creek, a source of the Village’s drinking water

  • New, lush tunes on village streets

    Street musician Ben Hemmendinger can often be found in front of Tom’s Market playing his accordion. He returned to the village about six months ago, having lived here until he was 7. Scroll to the bottom of the post to hear Ben play an Irish tune. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Ben Hemmendinger says that his mom insists that when he bought his first accordion at age 8 (with a $20 gift from his grandmother), he said someday he’d play the instrument in the street.

  • Center seeks input on new vision

    Yellow Springs Senior Center leaders seek feedback from the community following a presentation of a newly designed vision for the center on Thursday, Aug.11 at 7 p.m. in the center’s great room. Shown above is Director David Scott. (From the Yellow Springs News Archives)

    While riding on the bike path one weekend, out-of-town architect Doug Gallow and his gerontologist wife, Ellen, who specialize in designing senior centers, just happened to pass the Yellow Springs Senior Center and stop in.

  • T-ball love, Yellow Springs style

    Eve Diamond handed off a ball to Mia Campbell to toss back during the Perry League t-ball’s final game of the season last Friday, Aug. 5, at Gaunt Park. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Someone put a hundred dollar bill in our donation jar Friday night. A hundred dollars! It stuns and gratifies us.

  • Rebuilding YSHS football

    Football may return to Yellow Springs High School this year if efforts to organize a team by new Head Coach Clayton Wolfe and new Athletic Director Steve Rossi are successful.

  • David Triplett

    David Triplett

    David N. Triplett, PA-C, died suddenly on Monday, Aug. 1 at home in Yellow Springs. He was 51. David was born on Jan. 16, 1960, in Xenia to the late Norm Triplett of Fairborn and Mildred (Taylor Triplett) Black of Hillsboro, Ky. He was committed to social justice and to service, working in a variety […]

  • Active life of a Peace Corps logo

    Peace Corps chose a design by David Battle as its 10th anniversary logo in 1961, after which the design enjoyed a storied life, rather unbeknown to its creator.  (Submitted Photo)

    Sometimes the force of design is powerful enough to sustain a momentum completely independent of the designer.

  • Judge considers Struewing suit

    “It’s an interesting case,” was one of the last statements made by Greene County Magistrate Raymond Dundes at the close of the trial between the Village of Yellow Springs and Miami Township property owners Ken and Betheen Struewing.

  • How we’re weathering the weather

    Water you waiting for? Many villagers beat the high temps and humidity of last week’s heat wave with a trip to the Gaunt Park pool. Shown above, Lorien Chavez was given a boost by Danny Horton on a hot summer day. According to pool manager Tina Fox, last Friday was the highest pool attendance of the summer as temperatures hit the high 90s. Life guards took frozen washcloths and plastic bottles of chilled water to their high seats to keep cool. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    The upside of last week’s heat wave was that villagers had an ever-ready conversational topic, and the phrase “Hot enough for ya?” took on new meaning.

  • New faces in local races

    Last weekend Village Council candidate Dan Reyes walked door-to-door in his neighborhood to collect petition signatures and learn what’s important to villagers. While Reyes said he won’t bring an agenda to Council, he hopes to weigh in on growth and development and help the village capitalize on its educators and artists.

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