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  • Council is the public’s forum

    A small village with an active citizenry and lots of public services makes for a busy Village Council. To alleviate some of the burden and engage the expertise of a talented populace, Council has historically relied on commissions to vet ideas and research policies before making an official decision on a given issue.

  • In Israel, Rothman chooses peace

    Yellow Springs’ Mori Rothman, refuse to serve as a matter of conscience.
    On Oct. 24, Rothman, a former Yellow Springs resident, was jailed for refusing to serve in the IDF. Rothman served two consecutive 10-day prison terms and was released on Nov. 14.

  • Barbra Jean Donnelly

    Barbra Jean Donnelly died of a heart attack on Oct. 24 in her home in Louisville, Ky. Her life was celebrated last Saturday by family, friends and the Rev. Dawn Dooley in a memorial service at the First Unitarian Church of Louisville, where Barbra had served as a member for nearly 70 years. Born Dec. […]

  • Support for YS schools unique

    Tuesday, Nov. 6, was a good day for progressive voters. But throughout the Miami Valley, it was a bad night for one of the biggest progressive issues of our time: public education.

  • Doug Babineau

    Doug Babineau of Cedarville died unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 26, in Wisconsin. He was born Nov. 12, 1950 in Wisconsin to Elizabeth and Clarence Babineau. Doug leaves behind his wife Eileen of Cedarville, daughter Grace of Texas and stepsons Sharif and Leland Rodgers. Also surviving are his mother, two brothers and three sisters, seven grandchildren […]

  • Village’s own battery park

    The owners of electric cars may soon have a place to recharge their vehicles in Yellow Springs if the Village moves ahead with the installation of a charging station in the downtown vicinity.

  • One year later, YSI is set to grow

    In its first year as a division of Xylem, YSI launched Exo, a new line of advanced water quality monitoring sonde systems. Here Rob Ellison, Director of Research and Development at YSI, tests an Exo sonde along Birch Creek in the Glen Helen Nature Preserve. YSI has continued double-digit growth since being acquired last year. (Submitted photo courtesy of Xylem)

    In its first year under new ownership, YSI Incorporated has continued double-digit revenue growth, added local jobs and launched two major new product lines from its Yellow Springs facility.

  • Ellen Vaughn

    Ellen Lora Vaughn of Issaquah, Wash., formerly of Yellow Springs, died peacefully at home on Nov. 12, in the company of her sister, Lesley. She was 62. Ellen was born in Xenia on March 24, 1950. She had a distinguished career, including starting her own public relations firm, and later working as a valued executive […]

  • Growing church is just the beginning

    Bill Randolph, the new pastor of the First Baptist Church gave a stirring sermon at Sunday’s worship service. Randolph, who was installed on Nov. 11, is a longtime villager who raised his five children in town. He hopes to grow the church’s dwindling congregation. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Newly appointed Pastor Bill Randolph’s enthusiasm for the Lord — and reviving the historic local church — is welcome news to its parishioners.

  • Studio art tour helps promote town’s renown

    2012 Artists Studio Tour (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour was held this year on Oct. 20 and Oct. 21 and featured 27 artists spread across eight studios in and around the village.

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