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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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  • Rise against the green Glen invaders

    Glen volunteer Vincent Laino helped to clear invasive honeysuckle from the Glen over the summer.

    If weeding the flower garden out back sounds bad, imagine weeding a forest. Then imagine that forest encircled by an army of invasive species.

  • Glen Helen welcomes volunteers to Honeysuckle Daze

    Glen volunteer Vincent Laino helped to clear invasive honeysuckle from the Glen over the summer.

    Among its various efforts to remove invasive species this year, the Glen invites volunteers to join its annual Honeysuckle Daze on Saturday, Nov. 15.

  • Warm up with bonfires on Beggars Night

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    This year’s Beggars Night will be held Halloween night, Friday, Oct. 31, 6–8 p.m., with bonfires throughout the village.

  • Popular scientist Michio Kaku talks about possibilities of the future

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    Michio Kaku will give the Fred R. Leventhal Endowed Lecture at Wittenberg Thursday on how Science will revolutionize the future.

  • Ashes to ashes

    The remnants of two old ash trees killed by the emerald ash borer were felled Oct. 8. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    Two longtime watchers over the comings and goings of over a century and a half of Yellow Springs have been felled.

  • Crowds blow in for fall Street Fair

    Liz McCurdy drew kids and adults alike into her HooperGurl booth at Saturday's fair.

    Fall Street Fair 2014: Music, food trucks, dancing, face painting, crafts, merchandise, children, strollers, wheelchairs, tent city, stellar spray painting, information, Miami Township Fire-Rescue, alpacas, jewelry, costumes, corndogs, French fries, ice cream, croquettes, bicycles, beds, acrobats, huggers, open carry demonstrators, peace demonstrators, police, beer garden, hoola hooping, red and orange trees, full-bodied fall fun.   […]

  • Calling on dance to fight Parkinson’s

    Each Wednesday at the Senior Center, dance instructor Jill Becker, third from left, works with Paul Graham, second from left, and Kim Korkan, right, who both suffer from Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that causes gradual loss of muscular control and can lead to depression and dementia in its advanced stages. A regular regimen of exercise has been shown to strengthen muscles, improve mobility and have a positive effect on mood. (Photo by Jenn Wheeler)

    Every Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m., Jill Becker, a local dance instructor, meets with a small group of people at the Yellow Springs Senior Center to lead a dance class intended to help participants manage the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

  • Pancake breakfast during Street Fair

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    The Senior Center will hold its first ever Street Fair Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 11 along with their annual bake sale!

  • The Guide to Yellow Springs, 2014-15 edition

    Tiny 2014-15 Guide to Yellow Springs

    Read the online edition of the annual Guide to Yellow Springs.

  • Villagers win gold at Gay Games

    Villager Delaine Adkins, shown here with teammate Marianne Dorman, brought home a gold medal for intermediate hockey from the August 2014 Gay Games, held in Cleveland. (Submitted photo)

    Delaine Adkins, Kristine Hofstra and Judy Kintner came away from the 2014 Gay Games with gold medals and something more — a sense of hope about living in Ohio, a state that has not always felt welcoming to its gay residents.