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Youth Section

  • Youth rec soccer to kick off on Friday

    The spring season for Yellow Springs Soccer Inc. will begin in April; teams are forming now, and those with kids interested in playing are encouraged to call a coordinator soon. Details below.

    Yellow Springs Soccer, Inc. Recreational Youth Soccer kicks off Friday, Aug. 28, at Morgan Fields, with registration at 6 p.m. and a clinic for all players at 6:30 p.m.

  • Children’s Center hires new director— Lowry initiates swift changes

    Last month the Community Children’s Center hired Rebecca Lowry of Beavercreek as the new executive director. She has 37 years experience teaching and leading in public schools and will pursue a master’s in business while serving the Yellow Springs community. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Last month, nearly a year after the Community Children’s Center lost its director, the local preschool and daycare hired Rebecca Lowry as its new executive director.

  • Yellow Springs Scouts for Equality celebrate victory

    Cub Scout Bobby Wyatt holds an "Inclusive Scouting Award" distributed by the Scouts for Equality. The symbolic badge signals a scout is tolerant and inclusive. (Submitted photo by Lake Miller)

    The local chapter of Scouts for Equality celebrated a victory Monday as the national chapter of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced it would remove the ban on gay and lesbian adults from joining.

  • Calling computer coders and wannabees

    Visit the new Yellow Springs Code Academy this weekend.

    Yellow Springs Code Academy for young computer programmers opens with meet and greet this weekend.

  • Scout holds BSA to its own core values

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    After taking 80-mile bike trips and camping in 14-degree-below-zero weather, local Eagle Scout Lake Miller is turning to his next activity with the Boy Scouts — ending discrimination in the nationwide youth organization. This week Miller launched a local chapter of Scouts for Equality, a national group pressuring the Boy Scouts to allow gay scout […]

  • Books for kids, thanks to Dolly, Greene County Public Library

    Greene County Library Director Karl Colón and Youth Services Coordinator Kay Webster helped to launch the Dolly Parton Imagination Library locally last month. All children under five can sign up to receive a free book mailed to their home each month as part of the program. Some of the books being sent are in the foreground. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Every child under five in Greene County is now eligible to receive a free book in the mail once a month thanks to a partnership between country music legend Dolly Parton and the Greene County Public Library.

  • Community helps fight a cancer

    Chase Barclay, left, with his mother, Mills Lawn Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Dionne, and younger brother, Tucker. Chase, a 15-year-old Yellow Springs High School sophomore, was diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer in April. Over the last six months the community has supported him and his family by fundraising, printing T-shirts and sending prayers. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In the six months since her 15-year-old son, Chase, was diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer, Dionne Barclay has felt the full range of emotions one would expect —panic, disbelief, misery, guilt.

  • Youth rec soccer registration open

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    Yellow Springs Soccer Inc’s youth recreational soccer season kicked off with a registration and clinic on Saturday, Aug. 24. Players are still being accepted.

  • Over 40 kids at tball

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    With over 40 kids at tball on Friday, Jimmy Chesire did his best to split the kids onto 2 ball diamonds. It didn’t really work, most kids preferred Jimmy’s diamond, but everyone still had fun!

  • Hop to it! It’s the annual Easter egg hunt

    The Easter Bunny will grace the slopes of Gaunt Park again with hundreds of brightly colored Easter eggs this Saturday.

    It’s that time of year, where the Easter Bunny once again mysteriously leaves hundreds of brightly-colored treasures for the Village’s little ones to find.