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Village Life Section :: Page 2

  • Jane Baker: a life of books

    Born in the Netherlands, Jane Baker has lived in Yellow Springs since the 1960s. She has worked as a freelance editor and book designer for many years, including doing copyediting and layout for the Antioch Review since 1975. (Photo by Holly Hudson)

    Jane Baker was born in The Hague, Netherlands, in 1934 to an English mother and Dutch father. As Baker tells it, her parents meeting was quite romantic: her mother, from Wembley, in northwest London, met her father on a transatlantic voyage in the early 1930s.

  • New Little Free Library unveiled on Dayton Street

    A new Little Free Library is now open to book-lovers just outside the YS United Methodist Church.

    Book-lovers in the village now have one more avenue to satiate their cravings for the written word: a new Little Free Library was recently unveiled.

  • Sanders to discuss Simeon Fess

    Scott Sanders will discuss Simeon Fess on Nov. 12.

    Antioch College Archivist Scott Sanders will present “Fess Up! The Story of a Yellow Springs Political Dynasty” on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2 p.m., at the Senior Center.

  • The Walking Dead

    The dead are numerous. The dead are relentless. The dead are coming…

  • Tearing up the Pavement

    The skate park at the Bryan Center in Yellow Springs gets a decent amount of action throughout the year. Here are some images of Mark and Austin surfing the pavement earlier this week.

  • Way Back Wednesday — Nov. 3, 1960

    Richard Nixon, U.S. vice president and Republican candidate for the presidency, campaigns in Springfield in 1960.

    Welcome to Way Back Wednesday, a series of posts that look back into the stacks of the YS News. Today’s post — from the Nov. 3, 1960 issue — is a little off date-wise, but this is the internet, a virtual Wild West where anything goes. So cut loose, and dive back into the past with us.

  • Restorative justice and Yellow Springs a good fit

    Villagers Jennifer Berman and Jalyn Roe are the organizing forces behind a national conference on restorative justice, “Healing Harms in Today’s Troubled World,” to be held Oct. 27–29 at Antioch College. The event aims to teach participants about the principles and practices of restorative justice. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    “Healing Harms in Today’s Troubled World,” the first Annual Community and Restorative Justice Symposium, will be held in the village, from Oct. 27 to 29.

  • Way Back Wednesday — Oct. 25, 2001

    Welcome to Way Back Wednesday, a series of posts that dip into the archives at the YS News to bring a little nostalgia to the midweek slump. Today’s post comes from the Oct. 25, 2001 issue of the News.

  • The 2017-18 Guide to Yellow Springs

    Read the online edition of the Guide to Yellow Springs.

  • BLOG–A Pleasant Future for Wilberforce University

    The taut psychological thriller “Endless,” made by students and associated faculty at Wilberforce University could be a key ingredient to a renaissance for one of two local HBCUs.

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