The 38th annual Yellow Springs Book Fair will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, 8 a.m.–4 p.m, at Mills Lawn.Click here to read more >>
Yellow Springs library services will be limited during carpet installation.[More]
Those who knew — and loved — “Gabby” Mason are throwing a “Gabby Day” this Saturday to celebrate of the late barbecue chef’s legendary cooking and kind heart.[More]
Preparations and collections have begun for the annual Miami Valley Council for Native Americans’ school supply and winter clothing drive for Standing Rock Reservation in South Dakota.[More]
Emporium art exhibit— Prison portraits focus on humanity
How does a person keep their will to live when their whole future is in the same place?
Follow the music from porch to porch
Villagers coming together to hear local musicians. Neighbors greeting those they know and welcoming those they haven’t met before. People enjoying a beautiful autumn day outdoors, walking the neighborhoods of the village.
Local abstract and surrealist painter to show at Yellow Springs Brewery
Yellow Springs Brewery will display the artwork local abstract and surrealist painter Buck Truitt, with an opening on Friday, July 27.
Village Schools (archives)
Interim principal, assistant principal approved
Offering no comment about the action, the Yellow Springs School Board last week appointed Jack Hatert, assistant principal at Yellow Springs High and McKinney Middle schools, as interim principal of the combined campus for the 2018–19 school year.
School board— Facility visit prompts optimism
The building structure of the Yellow Springs High School/McKinney Middle School facility appears to be in better condition than school district leaders feared, according to the initial feedback of two structural engineers who toured the school campus Wednesday, June 13.
Making the (next) grade
McKinney Middle School eighth graders celebrated the completion of their middle schooling with a promotion ceremony Wednesday, May 30.
Plans for investing in the village
A local debit card with rewards for shopping locally. A business incubator on the Antioch campus. Crowdfunding for local businesses. Student debt refinancing for those who live here after graduation. These ideas and more were explored in a series of conversations last week spearheaded by the Yellow Springs Federal Credit Union, or YSFCU.
Local businesses plagued by shoplifting
On Wildflower Boutique’s opening day three years ago, owner Danyel Mershon placed an expensive necklace on display. At the end of the day, she realized it was gone.
Update on medical marijuana — Local dispensary not approved, rollout delayed
Two announcements this week from the State of Ohio affected the local medical marijuana picture.
Village Life (archives)
Survivors of suicide find solace
It is estimated that 85 percent of Americans know someone personally who has died of suicide, according to a 2012 study titled Suicide Bereavement and Complicated Grief.
Glen Helen to host Ohio scenic rivers documentary screening
Continuing a year-long celebration of the Little Miami River and its regional impact, Glen Helen Nature Preserve will host a screening of the hour-long documentary "Call of the Scenic River: An Ohio Journey," from 2–3 p.m. Sunday, July 29.
Grounding vision of resilience at Agraria
On the property Community Solutions purchased last year, the 75-year-old local nonprofit wants to model regenerative agriculture as part of its mission to create resilient communities in the face of climate change.
Council weighs greenbelt against growth
Village Council briefly discussed which properties should be preserved as greenspace, and which should be kept available for potential future housing development.
Meister, Village agree to enter into mediation
The Village of Yellow Springs has agreed to enter into mediation with Yellow Springs Police Corporal Dave Meister, according to Village Solicitor Chris Conard this week, regarding a dispute over proposed disciplinary actions that has lasted more than a month.
Village Council — Discipline process continues
The disciplinary process for Yellow Springs Police Cpl. David Meister continues this week after a motion failed at Council’s July 16 meeting that would have halted the process.
Dirk Ferguson passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018.
Bucky Allen Truitt was born May 28, 1947, in Maysville, Ky., the son of Russell Clinton Truitt and Nel Presley.
Faith, joy and courage defined the life of Ervin and Datie Page’s first child, Dawn, who was born on July 22, 1963
Higher Education (archives)
State of the College address— Manley eyes Antioch challenges
At last Saturday’s State of the College address to college alumni, Antioch College President Tom Manley closed with a quote from South African human rights activist Nelson Mandela: “It always seems impossible until it’s done.”
AU Midwest cuts staff, moves online
Antioch University leaders recently announced significant staff cuts and programming changes at Antioch University Midwest, or AUM. While the school’s longstanding “place-based” programs will soon be eliminated, the school aims to ramp up its online and low-residency offerings.
Antioch reunion finds ties with past, future
Michael Higginbotham, author of “Ghosts of Jim Crow: Ending Racism in Post-Racial America,” is the inaugural speaker in a new seminar series named in honor of famed civil rights advocate and federal judge A. Leon Higginbotham Jr., a 1949 graduate of Antioch College and also Michael Higginbotham’s father’s first cousin.
The tiny heroes of T-ball
At the end of the evening we are running out to the light pole overlooking right field.
Braves win Minor League
The Sam and Eddie’s Open Books Braves sailed through the 2018 Minor League post season tournament and took the championship in a 17–11 decision over the Peach’s Dodgers in the season finale on Saturday, July 28.
Sea Dogs third at championships
The Yellow Springs Sea Dogs just completed its 2018 season.