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  • YSSC full of members, not funds

    The Yellow Springs Senior Center, which serves vital health, transportation and social needs for the area’s senior citizens, for the first time in 2011 and 2012 budgeted for a 6 percent deficit. While the local center is serving more seniors than ever before, around 700 individuals per year, revenue has not kept pace with the expenses needed to serve a growing population of elders.

  • Spills threaten Springfield aquifer

    About three-and-a-half miles northwest of Springfield’s municipal well field is a landfill where 51,500 barrels of industrial waste were buried in the 1970s. Laid end-to-end, the barrels would stretch for 28 miles.

  • School Board— Improvement levy discussed

    The Yellow Springs Schools Permanent Improvement levy that supports buildings and other fixed assets will expire at the end of the year, and the district is discussing whether to renew the levy at the same level or replace it at a higher one.

  • Village Council— ‘Local dispatch worth cost’

    Forty-five villagers gathered in Village Council chambers Monday night, many there to talk about their strong desire to maintain a local dispatch service at the Yellow Springs Police Department. A dozen people spoke, including long-time police officer Al Pierce, who talked about the value of the personal and called the village’s two full-time and five part-time dispatchers the “magnificent seven,” who hold the department together.

  • Bulldog sports round-up

    Co-ed tennis thrives in YS With the largest roster in years, the YSHS co-ed tennis team is thriving, according to Coach Donna Silvert. With 22 athletes on the team, the Antioch College tennis courts have been buzzing with activity on spring afternoons. In early season play, the team has yet to win a court or […]

  • Frank Riley

    Frank M. Riley of Yellow Springs passed away on Thursday, April 18, at Greene Memorial Hospital. He was 84. Frank was born on May 17, 1928 to the late Frank and Elsie Mae (Shinkle) Riley, in Jamestown. He worked hard advancing to become vice president of his division at the First National Bank of Dayton. […]

  • Conrad Mahle

    Conrad Mahle died on Easter Sunday, March 31. He was 79.

  • Bryan Gregor

    Clunie Bryan Gregor, educator, scientist and tempered hedonist died peacefully in his sleep on April 9 at the Friends Care Nursing Home in Yellow Springs.

  • Digging deep into a garden’s gifts

    A longtime former villager who still owns a house in town and plans to retire here, Carol Siyahi Hicks gives Yellow Springs credit for many things. For instance, it was here she found the friends who helped her discover her passion for the natural world, along with providing her company on trips into the wild.

  • Village Council— How fast to move on water sourcing?

    An ongoing discussion on the sourcing of Yellow Springs water continued at Village Council’s April 1 meeting, with Council President Judith Hempfling suggesting that more time is needed to decide how best to source local water.

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