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  • In 80s, incubator boosted businesses in Yellow Springs

    THUMB_Economy

    One of Village government’s first attempts at revving up the economy involved hiring villagers Vicki Morgan and Phyllis Schmidt in 1986 as Yellow Springs Associates, in an attempt to improve the image of Yellow Springs to surrounding communities.

  • Yellow Springs Community Foundation celebrates 40 years cultivating community

    The Yellow Springs Community Foundation is celebrating 40 years this year with a monthly series of soundslide stories featuring its donors, grant recipients and beneficiaries. The audio pieces begin this week on the YSCF Facebook page, and continue through September, when the foundation will host a celebration party at the Antioch College Wellness Center. Above, Collin Calfee, left, and Gini Meekin participate in the Project Peace, funded in part by the Community Foundation. (Submitted Photo)

    The three-heart logo that has stood for the Yellow Springs Community Foundation since 1974 represents its three pillars — the donors, the recipients and the beneficiaries: the people of Yellow Springs.

  • Wellness doctor hopes to return to Village

    Dr. Donald Gronbeck hopes to open a family practice at the former Creative Memories building. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Donald Gronbeck, a 2002 Antioch College graduate, hopes to start his first practice, Yellow Springs Primary Care, the first week of May at the former Creative Memories building, fronting on Dayton Street.

  • Home Inc. offers workshop — Village foreclosure rate high

    THUMB_Economy

    Losing one’s home to foreclosure is most often traumatic. Foreclosures hurt communities, too. Though Yellow Springs has weathered the housing crisis well with only a small dip in home sale prices, foreclosure rates are relatively high here and may be on the uptick.

  • Village Mediation mends village fences

    THUMB_VillageLife

    The Village Mediation Program was erected in the 1980s to bring interested parties together to talk out their differences.

  • Presbyterians, Methodists celebrate — Spirit of collaboration for Easter

    Celebrating the joining of their churches in worship during the upcoming Holy Week is the Reverend Aaron Maurice Saari of the First Presbyterian Church of Yellow Springs and the Reverend Sherri Blackwell of the Yellow Springs United Methodist Church. Joint activities, which are open to the public, are a “Jesus Christ Superstar” sing-a-long on Palm Sunday, a ritual Agape meal on Maundy Thursday and a candlelight service on Good Friday. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Only in Yellow Springs will this year’s Holy Week observance include a sing-along to “Jesus Christ Superstar.”

  • Pharmacist fills mentor’s shoes

    Emma Robinow, whose mentor was the late Tim Rogers, is the new pharmacist at Town Drug. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    The new part-time pharmacist at Town Drug is a familiar face -— both in the village and at the pharmacy. Emma Robinow, 28, grew up in Yellow Springs and completed her pharmaceutical residency in town under the mentorship of Tim Rogers, who died in January.

  • Deirdre Roche

    Obituary

    Deirdre Roche, of Bass Harbor, Maine, died on April 5, after a period of declining health.

  • Scouting for food

    Mills Lawn fourth-grader C.J. Cooper, a Webelo in Pack 362, recently spent time in Xenia, where many of his other pack members live, “Scouting for food,” an annual Boy Scout-led food drive. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Mills Lawn fourth-grader C.J. Cooper recently spent time in Xenia “Scouting for food,” an annual Boy Scout-led food drive.

  • Future farmers faring well

    Ohio’s newest chapter of the Future Farmers of America Organization: pictured in back are dairy team members Caylen Hall, Landon Rhoads and Tristan Campbell, with Coach Brad Lokai. In front are poultry team members Isabella Long and McKenna Moore. Not pictured are poultry team members Ashley Longshaw, Zane Pergram and Alexandra Snoddy

    Ohio’s newest chapter of the Future Farmers of America Organization was born at YSHS this school year.

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