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  • 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


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

  • Elwood “Woody” Swartzendruber


    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


    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


    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.

  • A life of service abroad

    Ashley Lackovich-Van Gorp, who recently moved with her family to Yellow Springs, has founded a nonprofit, Enhance Worldwide, which aims to help girls in Ethiopia “navigate a pathway out of poverty.” She recently received a Ph.D. in Leadership and Change from Antioch University. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Ashley Lackovich-Van Gorp is the founder and executive director of the nonprofit organization Enhance Worldwide, which seeks to help girls “as they navigate a pathway out of poverty.”

  • YSHS gains national honor a second time


    For the second time in the past five years, Yellow Springs High School was named one of the state’s top high schools in the annual U.S. News and World Report high school survey.