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The Yellow Springs Development Corporation, or YSDC, heard a presentation from a potential community partner; established a temporary, forgivable, business loan fund; and spent time in two executive sessions discussing separate real estate matters at its monthly meeting Tuesday, May 5, conducted through the Zoom video conferencing site.Click here to read more >>
Lights! Costumes! Conference call!— Playwright debuts play virtually
Yellow Springs-based playwright and actor Robb Willoughby will debut his play “Look into My Eyes” by way of virtual broadcast Saturday, May 16, through Wednesday, May 20.
First Lines — Staggered
This month, this strange month, this unforgettable month, has been in some ways so sweet. This sweet world is as much the world as the frightening one is. April's poetry column, written from lockdown, with a poem by column editor Audrey Hackett.
Amid pandemic, art is a gift
The News recently spoke with several local artists about how they were adapting and responding to life amid the pandemic.
Village Schools (archives)
Yellow Springs Board of Education Meeting
Yellow Springs Board of Education Special Meeting
Antioch School‘s online learning curve
Communities of all sizes and natures have had to redefine what it means to be together in the long weeks since the coronavirus pandemic has forced people to remain physically distant. The Antioch School community is no different in this regard, and has worked together — from a distance — to maintain the closeness at its core.
New Mills Lawn principal named
Yellow Springs Schools has tapped an elementary school principal with Cleveland public schools as the new principal at Mills Lawn Elementary.
What’s the future of downtown?
Even with the tentative openings, business-as-usual seems far off. Closed since at least mid-March, many local merchants remain worried about the health of their businesses.
Reopening restaurants: An interview with Dan Young
Local restaurateur Dan Young, of Young’s Jersey Dairy, who was tapped to help draft the new health and safety guidelines for restaurants, spoke with the News last week.
Ohio reopens restaurants, bars
Last Thursday, Ohio restaurants and bars got the go-ahead from Gov. Mike DeWine to resume outdoor dining on Friday, May 15. Indoor dining is permitted to restart the following week, on Thursday, May 21.
Village Life (archives)
Varied views on mask rules
Whether visitors and villagers are following those directives — and should be made to — has become a matter of local contention in recent weeks.
Pool to open on June 5
The Gaunt Park Pool will be reopening this year, with some changes.
Permanent closure for Glen?
Sharen Neuhardt of the Antioch College Board of Trustees said this week that the college has no plans to reopen the 1,000-acre nature preserve it has owned since 1929.
Election results now final
The Greene County Board of Elections certified election results on May 19 from the extended March 17 primary election. With all valid votes now counted, the certified results are in line with the earlier uncertified results, announced April 28.
Yellow Springs police respond to drowning in the Glen
According to Yellow Springs Police, at around 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 24, an officer responded to a call about an unresponsive male at the cascades at the Glen Helen Nature Preserve.
YSDC accepts loan funds, eyes township property
The new local economic development group accepted $35,000 from the Village to seed a revolving loan fund. It discussed an ongoing effort to look at siting a K-12 school facility on the Antioch College campus. And, in a closed session, it considered a counter-offer to purchase a Township property, the soon-to-be-vacated fire station on Corry Street, to resell for economic development.
Roberta Kate Holderman Allen
Roberta Kate Holderman Allen, age 75, of Shelton, Conn., passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2020.
Sylvia Carter Miller
After a full and wonderfully healthy life, Sylvia passed away peacefully on May 7, after suffering a stroke.
Kathleen Grabaskas Beal
Kathleen Grabaskas Beal, age 68, of Spring Valley, Ohio, passed away on April 25, 2020.
Higher Education (archives)
Antioch College Works— Increasing student aid, jobs
For students with the highest need, Antioch College will soon be tuition-free.
The Decade in Review: Higher Education
Yellow Springs 2010–2019: Higher Education
2019 Year in Review: Higher Education
2019 Year in Review: Higher Education
A tribute to YSHS 2020 senior athletes: softball and baseball
With the support of the Yellow Springs High School coaches, the News is highlighting all the spring sports senior athletes and their career accomplishments. This week, we complete our athlete profiles with the softball and baseball teams.
Survey measures interest in summer YS Youth Baseball
YS Youth Baseball, which had previously suspended activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has released a survey to determine interest in resuming the summer season in compliance with state guidelines.
Yellow Springs native tapped by Chicago Bears
Ahmad Wagner’s athletic drive and discipline has landed him a spot on the roster of one of the most elite national professional football teams — the Chicago Bears.