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Yellow Springs lost an additional 7.3 percent of its population in the last decade, continuing a 40-year population plummet.

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  • Villagers revel at block parties

    Leonard Kramer hosted a neighborhood gathering at Kingsfield Court.

    Music, food and friendship sprouted at this weekend’s many Yellow Springs block parties.

  • 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.

  • Pastor Jones joins Yellow Springs Methodist Church

    UMC Pastor Rick Jones

    Pastor Rick Jones joined the Yellow Springs United Methodist Church this summer.

  • Perseid Report: What We Didn’t See

    What we didn't see: High-drama skies like the above shot of Perseid in Cassiopeia, August, 2014. Photo by John Flannery.

    We were peering into the universe — back through time, as my grandfather loved to tell me when I was a girl.

  • Seeding a food revolution

    Here in the heart of industrial agriculture, a quiet revolution has begun. It’s small-scale, and plans to stay that way. Its dimensions are measured not in acres, but millimeters. (Submitted photo)

    Here in the heart of industrial agriculture, a quiet revolution has begun. It’s small-scale, and plans to stay that way. Its dimensions are measured not in acres, but millimeters.

  • Black Lives Matter marks a year — Message of justice carries on

    Dozens of people participated in a rally and die-in at the Beavercreek Walmart on Wednesday, Aug. 5, to commemorate the life of John Crawford III, who was killed by police in the store a year ago. The event was organized by Black Lives Matter Miami Valley and included many local residents. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    On Aug. 5, 2015, over 200 people gathered in the parking lot of the Beavercreek Walmart to commemorate the life and mourn the death of John Crawford III.

  • Glen now protected into perpetuity

    After a nine-year effort, Glen Helen is now officially preserved as forever a green space. A collaboration of federal, state and local agencies assisted in the process of raising funds to purchase conservation easements for the Glen. Shown above are leaders Krista Magaw, executive director of Tecumseh Land Trust, and Glen Director Nick Boutis. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    A nine-year effort to protect Glen Helen finally came to a successful conclusion last week, with the Glen now preserved as a wild place into perpetuity.

  • 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.

  • Book Fair to celebrate 35th year

    The 35th Annual Yellow Springs Book Fair will take place this Saturday, Aug. 15, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of Mills Lawn School. Shown is a scene from last year's fair.

    The 35th Annual Yellow Springs Book Fair will take place this Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Mills Lawn School grounds.

  • Cherished trucks evoke a past era

    Organizer and publisher Patrick Ertel bids farewell to a few of the vintage trucks at the 14th annual vintage truck show last Saturday, Aug. 1, at Young’s Dairy. His magazine Vintage Truck hosts the event, which draws truck enthusiasts from across the country. Over 150 trucks were exhibited, from antique firetrucks to pickups to military transports. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    For some truck aficionados, nothing beats the sight of a good restoration. For others, it’s a nice winch or the unmistakable roar of an engine they just don’t make like they used to.