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  • Children’s Center forges a new plan

    These Community Children’s Center supporters are planning a revitalization of the village’s only full-time early childhood education resource. Pictured at the center this week are, from left, administrator Samantha Seimer with Nevaeh Plambeck, board member Sarah Siff with her son, Harvey, Braden Derrickson, Ella Fodal, teacher Andrea Seigal-Hall, Evan Botkin and teacher Naomi Hyatt. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The Yellow Springs Children’s Center has been under severe duress this past year, with unprecedentedly low enrollment, 18 consecutive months of deficit spending, and the prospect of depleting its cash reserves sometime in 2015.

  • Villagers hope to let solar shine for all


    Villagers who want to go solar but whose roof is shaded or who don’t own their home might soon be able to participate in a community solar project.

  • Zumba! for health of school and self

    This year’s annual Zumbathon fundraiser will take place on Saturday, Jan. 3, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Mills Lawn gym. The event will raise funds for the MLS project-based learning. Shown above is the 2011 fundraiser. (News archive photo by Megan Bachman)

    Losing weight and helping others are two common New Year’s resolutions. Area residents can get a head start on a healthy, generous 2015 by coming to a two-hour Zumba class for a good cause.

  • Mary Bullock Kidd


    Mary Bullock Kidd, of Wilberforce, passed away Oct. 13, at Green Memorial Hospital surrounded by family.

  • Village Council— Deficit spending raises concerns


    At Village Council’s Dec. 15 meeting, leaders expressed concern over the amount of deficit spending in the 2015 Village general fund budget. However, due to the need to move ahead, Council approved the final reading of the budget.

  • Working on a ‘network of peace’

    Former longtime villager and founder of the Dayton Peace Museum Fred Arment recently published “The Economics of Peace: Freedom, the Golden Rule and the Broadening of Prosperity.” The book was published by McFarland. (submitted photo)

    The world may seem full of turmoil, disharmony and injustice, but peace worker and longtime village resident Fred Arment is hopeful about the future. In fact, he sees “an epic shift” already under way. The founder and director of International Cities of Peace and a founder of the Dayton International Peace Museum, Arment has met […]

  • New director at Coretta Scott King Center— Focus on diversity, social justice

    Mila Cooper began her work in September as the new director of the Coretta Scott King Center for Intellectual Freedom on the Antioch College campus. She comes to the village after 12 years as director of community outreach at Baldwin Wallace College. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Mila Cooper was hired as the director of the Coretta Scott King Center for Intellectual Freedom at Antioch College this fall.

  • Bulldog sports round-up

    YSHS point guard Elizabeth Smith sped around a Springfield defender during her team’s 45–40 home victory last week. Smith led her team with 18 points. She is averaging nearly 20 points per game this season. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    BASKETBALL Boys remain undefeated The YSHS boys varsity basketball team got a big win at Xenia Christian on Friday night to remain undefeated at 4–0 (1–0). The Bulldogs destroyed the Ambassadors, 68-37, thanks in part to junior guard Devon Perry’s six three-pointers. Perry finished with a game-high 18 points, followed by Kaner Butler with 17, […]

  • First college production at new theater— ‘Softcops’ is timely, provocative

    Antioch College presents “Softcops,” a surrealist look at state control and torture at the Foundry Theater at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, and Saturday, Dec. 13. It is the first faculty-directed play at the renovated theater. From left are Hannah Priscilla Craig, Cole Gentry, Sean Allen, Spencer Glazer and Alli King. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The purpose of theater being to hold “the mirror up to nature,” in Hamlet’s dictum, the choice for the first faculty-directed play in Antioch College’s renovated Foundry Theater is fitting.

  • Group demands justice for Crawford

    Villagers, from left, Joan Chappelle, Cheryl Smith and Bomani Moyenda, and nearly 100 others attended a demonstration at the Greene County courthouse in Xenia on Monday evening to highlight the injustice of John Crawford’s death by police shooting at the Beavercreek Walmart in August. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    At 4:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon, just as most workers were heading home for the day, a group of about 100 people, mostly from Yellow Springs, were just arriving for an evening protest at the Xenia courthouse.