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Seven villagers are looking for votes to fill three contested Council seats in the upcoming November election. Here the News spotlights the other two nonincumbents: Scott Osterholm, who ran for Council in 1993, and first-time candidate Carmen Brown, known locally as Carmen Lee.Click here to read more >>
As of Thursday, Sept. 9, Yellow Springs was ranked number two among Division III teams — not only in the area, but also the state. Additionally, the Bulldogs are ranked number 23 among all three divisions in Ohio and number 131 in the nation.[More]
Seven villagers are looking for votes to fill three contested Council seats in the upcoming November election. This week, the News will spotlight two first-time candidates, Linsday Burke and Issa Walker, who answered questions from the News in emailed responses.[More]
Development of a plan for the Mills Lawn Elementary School building and property at the center of town has been set in motion.[More]
Little Art Theatre’s new managing director settles in
As the Little Art celebrates nearly 92 years of operation, Kristina Heaton, its newly hired managing director, is making it her personal mission to continue building a legacy that reflects the values of the theater and of the Yellow Springs community.
Chamber Music in Yellow Springs returns for 2021-2022 season
Chamber Music in Yellow Springs, or CMYS, will be returning to in-person concerts this season, with some innovations — including providing livestreaming.
Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse now casting ‘The Time Machine’
Celebrating its 27th year, the Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse will explore a world decimated by climate change in its performance of “The Time Machine,” by H.G. Wells. The show is currently being cast and will premiere this fall.
Village Schools (archives)
YELLOW SPRINGS BOARD OF EDUCATION EXECUTIVE SESSION
YELLOW SPRINGS BOARD OF EDUCATION EXECUTIVE SESSION for Tuesday, Sept. 7
COVID cases prompt temporary closure at YS Community Children’s Center
Emotions are frayed among families and staff affiliated with the Yellow Springs Children’s Center, which has closed its doors until Sept. 7 in response to an outbreak of COVID-19 among students and teachers.
Two election petitions rejected in YS school board race
Two Yellow Springs School Board incumbents, Vice President Aïda Mehermic and first-term member Steve McQueen will not be eligible to run for office in the 2021 election cycle because their petitions were not certified by the Greene County Board of Elections, or BOE.
Homes sweet homes
YS Home, Inc. held an open house event for its new Glen Cottages pocket neighborhood on Wednesday, Aug. 25.
Open house for Glen Cottages
In the face of unprecedented COVID-19 construction challenges and obstacles, Glen Cottages, an affordable housing development located at 1133 Xenia Ave., will soon be ready for move-in.
Introducing: The Ohio Coffee Co.
Coming soon to the village is Ohio Coffee Co., a coffee shop, espresso bar and bakery that caters to the whole family including members with four paws.
Village Life (archives)
COVID-19 update: Cases and hospitalizations continue to escalate
The wave of cases and hospitalizations continue to escalate at an alarming rate; the Ohio Hospital Association reported that COVID-19 currently accounts for one out of seven hospitalizations in the state.
Staff changes at the Yellow Springs News
Cheryl Durgans has been named editor, Tim Walker will soon fill the role of advertising sales manager and Lynda Love Highlander has become the office and circulation manager.
Black Farming Conference set
The Agraria Center for Regenerative Practice — in partnership with Antioch College, Central State University and The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center — will present the Second Annual Black Farming Conference on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 10 and 11.
Village Council finalizes building department, eyes municipal broadband
At its regular meeting, held online via Zoom on Tuesday, Sept. 7, Village Council approved the final measure needed to create a building department for Yellow Springs.
Yellow Springs Planning Commission approves Chappelle comedy club
Construction will soon be underway for local comedian Dave Chappelle’s planned comedy club and restaurant at 225 Corry St.
Village Council seeks $4 million grant for broadband infrastructure
At its Monday, Aug. 16, regular meeting, Council voted unanimously to apply for a $4 million federal grant to build broadband infrastructure in the Village.
Misu Wunnish Crocker
On Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, Misu Wunnish Crocker, of Athens, Ohio, left this plane at the age of 25, after an instant fatal car crash.
Esther Breedlove Baldwin
Esther Breedlove Baldwin, born Aug. 14, 1923, in Indianapolis, Ind., passed peacefully on Sept. 2, 2021, at the grand age of 98.
Mildred McConville passed away peacefully on Aug. 30, 2021, at the age of 96.
Higher Education (archives)
Antioch College welcomes Class of 2025
Antioch College’s incoming Class of 2025 got their first taste of college life on Wednesday, Aug. 25, when Orientation 2021 kicked off.
Continued coverage — YSDC to run Wellness Center
The Yellow Springs Development Corporation is finalizing an agreement with the college to reopen the fitness center, which has been shuttered since March 14, 2020.
Antioch College names new president
The Antioch College Board of Trustees announced this week that it has selected Dr. Jane Fernandes as the college’s new president.
Coach Jimmy Chesire signs off
Jimmy Chesire announced in July of this year that he would be retiring from his position as volunteer head coach — and chronicler — of Perry League T-ball after 35 years.
Seadogs: Parting the waters
The Yellow Spring Seadogs Swim Team finished their season with a win against Clinton County swim team, 334 to 315, on July 19.
Brewers season champs in Minors
Yellow Springs Youth Baseball regular season wrapped up this week for the Minors division with the Nipper’s Corner Brewers finishing as the regular season champion.