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The Yellow Springs Federal Credit Union recently became one of many targets of a widespread debit card-based fraud attack. Of the local credit union’s 2,000 person membership, 161 card-holding members were affected by the attack as of Monday, Sept. 19.Click here to read more >>
One really could not have asked for a better setting for this year’s PorchFest. The sky was dotted with clouds; the sun shone brightly yet not too hot, and the air was light and breezy with moderate humidity.[More]
A newly minted library honors H.U.M.A.N.’s founders, Antioch professors William D. Chappelle and James N. Dunn and community activist Glynna Garrett.[More]
“Before he was an artist, before he was a husband, before he was a father or a grandfather, he was a Blues Man.”[More]
Paul Laurence Dunbar documentary debuts at festival
“Paul Laurence Dunbar: An American Poet,” produced by the Xenia-based Caesar’s Ford Theatre and directed by the theater’s project manager and playwright, Kane Stratton, will debut at the Dayton Film Festival on Friday, Sept. 23, at the Neon theater between 7 and 9 p.m.
Racial justice, one book at a time
A new Little Free Library is on track to be installed at Gaunt Park this month, and the library will be filled with books themed around social and racial justice.
Unsolicited Opinions | Why we still need Toni Morrison
"Almost three years and one month after the death of Morrison, her novels, including “Beloved,” have reentered the public discourse as we see pundits and public figures decry her work as being a part of a critical race theory plot."
Village Schools (archives)
School board discusses facilities renovation drafts
The draft plans included a number of deep renovations and some new construction intended to address issues including security, functionality, space and accessibility in the schools.
YS Schools Facilities Committee | Ruetschle presents draft floor plans
Architect Mike Ruetschle presented drafts of potential floor plans for updated facilities at Mills Lawn Elementary, McKinney Middle and YS High schools at a meeting of the district’s Facilities Committee on Thursday, Sept. 1.
School district digs deeper into safety, security
During a presentation on new safety and security policies and equipment adopted by the district, Superintendent Terri Holden asked the board to consider the possibility of installing fencing at Mills Lawn, which would enclose the school’s younger student playground.
IN BRIEF | YS Credit Union suffers massive fraud attack
The Yellow Springs Federal Credit Union recently became one of many targets of a widespread debit card-based fraud attack. Of the local credit union’s 2,000 person membership, 161 card-holding members were affected by the attack as of Monday, Sept. 19.
EnviroFlight leaves Yellow Springs
After 13 years of operations, EnviroFlight has officially left Yellow Springs. Founded in the Millworks industrial park in 2009 by Glen Courtright, the sustainable agriculture company produces animal and plant feed made from black soldier fly larvae.
Brahler sells Veganry restaurant
While many villagers who enjoyed the Veganry’s menu options may be disappointed by the announcement, Jayne Brahler is hoping that the community will embrace the site’s new owners, villagers Angie Hsu, Matan Mazursky and Kumar Jensen
Village Life (archives)
Bondurant to be inducted into Women’s Hall of Fame
Teresa Bondurant, who is 60, will be honored for her long service to area youth and elders at the Hall of Fame’s annual Recognition Day Luncheon on Saturday, Sept. 24.
PorchFest 2022 — outside voices
The annual PorchFest music festival, which features musicians performing on porches around the village, returned Saturday, Sept. 17.
COVID Update | Sept. 22, 2022
Greene County remained at a “medium” community level for COVID-19 for the third week in a row, according to the latest update by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, released Thursday, Sept. 15.
Therapy dog considered for Yellow Springs Police Department
At its most recent meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 6, Village Council members heard a proposal from Village Manager Josué Salmerón to add a new member — a therapy dog — to the Village’s police force.
Council votes down youth outreach officer proposal
At the Tuesday, Sept. 6, meeting, Village Council members voted down a resolution that would place an officer in the Greene County Educational Service Center, or ESC.
Village confronts Ellis Pond algae
Since Village Council’s July 5 decision to prohibit Village staff from using chemicals to mitigate the algal bloom in Ellis Pond, Council members Marianne MacQueen and Carmen Brown have been working with Village staff, members of the Environmental Commission, several environmental scholars and local experts to find a more holistic, and possibly permanent, solution.
Jean Kimball passed away at the Friends Care Community in Yellow Springs on July 23, 2022.
Ronald Michael Hampton
It is with great sadness that we share the news that Ronald Michael Hampton, 71, of Yellow Springs, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at Soin Medical Center.
Stephen Ray Wilson
Stephen Ray “Sweet Pea” Wilson, age 66, of Xenia, passed away Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, at Hospice of Dayton, surrounded by his family. He was born July 20, 1956, in Springfield, Ohio, the son of William C. and Nora M. (Ferguson) Wilson.
Higher Education (archives)
Antioch alumni return to campus for 2022 Reunion
For the first time in two years, Antioch College alumni have returned to campus en masse to celebrate the college’s annual reunion this weekend.
Antioch College 2022 Commencement — A call for radical equality
Emmett Schelling, executive director of the Transgender Education Network of Texas, or TENT, will address 30 graduating Antioch College students at commencement on campus Saturday, June 25, at 10 a.m. — the first on campus commencement in two years. He says he will be honest in acknowledging the urgent conditions facing the class of 2022 upon their post-graduation entry into the professional world.
Coretta Scott King luncheon lifts up
Community organizing, healing and relationships were among the themes highlighted during the sixth annual Legacy Luncheon ceremony presented by the Coretta Scott King Center on Friday, April 29, at the Wellness Center on the Antioch College campus.
Bulldog Sports Round-Up | Sept. 15, 2022
The boys soccer team brought home its fourth win on Tuesday, Sept. 6, triumphant 2–1 over Troy Christian at an away match.
Bulldog Sports Round-Up | Sept. 9, 2022
The boys soccer team brought home three wins after facing off against Waynesville on Monday, Aug. 29; Graham on Wednesday, Aug. 31; and Greenview on Saturday, Sept. 3
Bulldog Sports Round-Up | June 2, 2022
Senior DeAndre Cowen earned two medals and qualified for the Division III state meet with a third -place regional finish in the high jump (6’0).