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This weekend, the young thespians of McKinney Middle and Yellow Springs High schools will bring “Bridge to Terabithia” to life in a musical production at the Foundry Theater.Click here to read more >>
Writing a diary can be extremely helpful to putting your thoughts in order. As things go down on the page you begin to realize what is important and what isn’t.[More]
To address what U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has called “the defining public health crisis of our time,” 13 small liberal arts colleges, including Antioch, have each been awarded $100,000 this year and $75,000 next year to address campus wellness — particularly mental health.[More]
Myriad, located at 108 Dayton St., is one of downtown Yellow Springs’ newest shops. Owned by local resident Colette Palamar, Myriad sells eclectic art, clothing, jewelry and more.[More]
Annual Solstice Poetry Reading set
Now in its 12th year, the Solstice Poetry Reading, presented by Tecumseh Land Trust, or TLT, and Glen Helen, will be Friday, Dec. 8, 7–9 p.m., at the Glen’s Vernet Ecology Center, 405 Corry St.
Art Jumble brightens season
Welcome to the Yellow Springs Arts Council’s annual Art Jumble, running now through Dec. 31 at the council’s building, 111 Corry St.
Isidore Quartet to perform in Yellow Springs
The Isidore Quartet, a young award-winning ensemble based in New York City, will perform in concert Sunday, Dec. 3, at First Presbyterian Church, as part of the 2023–2024 season of Chamber Music in Yellow Springs.
Village Schools (archives)
Operations levy renewal expected for March
At its most recent meeting on Thursday, Nov. 9, the Yellow Springs school board voted unanimously to approve a resolution of necessity that will place a substitute operations levy on the March 19, 2024, ballot.
‘Sources of Strength’ | New school program encourages wellbeing
The new program, “Sources of Strength,” is sponsored by the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation and PreventionFirst and is designed to reduce the risk of suicide, bullying and substance abuse.
Yellow Springs school board discusses high rate of student absences
Students are considered chronically absent if they miss 10% of instruction during a school year. That percentage is calculated via the ratio of absent hours — both excused or unexcused — to total possible hours of instruction during a school year.
Credit union merger on the table
Beginning early next year, the village’s 75-year-old YS Federal Credit Union, or YSCU, could merge with central-Ohio-based Bridge Credit Union.
Yellow Springs property values, taxes to rise
As a result of surging home values in Greene County, Yellow Springs residential property owners will see their property taxes go up in 2024, according to newly released data from the Greene County Auditor’s office.
Community, tea at CommuniTEA
For local mother-daughter team Amy and Modjeska Chavez of CommuniTEA Love, the making and drinking of tea is itself the grand affair.
Village Life (archives)
New prairie to protect Ellis Pond
On Thursday, Nov. 16, a small team of local residents and members of the Village Environmental Commission went to the northern reaches of the 17-acre Ellis Park to install a 4,500-square-foot prairie.
School Forest celebrates 75 years
The annual School Forest Festival will be held Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m.–2 p.m., at the School Forest on Bryan Park Road. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the beloved event, wherein community members are invited to cut their own Christmas trees, aided by YSHS School Forest Club members.
Catering to a village for 40 years at Current Cuisine
This year marks a dual anniversary for Current Cuisine: 40 years of catering and 35 years selling prepared foods, meals and international groceries at 237 Xenia Ave.
Concerns over bar noise grow louder
At the most recent Village Council meeting on Monday, Nov. 20, members of the Dayton-Walnut Streets Neighborhood Action Group — knowingly and facetiously abbreviated to NAG — called for greater oversight from the Village of the downtown noise.
Village Council discusses low-income housing on CBE land
The perennial conversation of what to do with the 35 acres of land on the western edge of Yellow Springs — known as the Center for Business and Education, or CBE — resurfaced at the most recent Village Council meeting on Monday, Nov. 20.
Village Council | Surplus expected for 2024 Village budget
As noted in Monday’s regular Village Council meeting, the budgeted expenses for next year total $17,852,817 — an amount that includes expenses from the general, special revenue, capital project and enterprise funds.
Rachel Laurel Townsend, 46, of Yellow Springs, left this earth early in the morning on Tuesday, Nov. 28. 2023.
Salla Quinn Ritzhaupt
She passed Dec. 2, 2023, at Miami County Hospice, Troy Ohio, on the same UVMC campus where she was born Aug. 8, 2001.
Barry Philip Reich of Yellow Springs, Ohio, died surrounded by his wife, all of his children and many family and friends in Springfield, Ohio, on Friday, Nov. 3, 2023.
Harry George Petrohilos, born Oct. 5, 1933, in Athens, Greece, passed away Sept. 11, 2023.
Janice Elaine Thornton, aka “Gigi,” passed away peacefully in her sleep at home in the early morning of Sunday, Nov. 5. She spent her last days surrounded by her family
Higher Education (archives)
Black Civil War veterans of Yellow Springs focus of upcoming talk
The genealogy of Black Civil War veterans of Yellow Springs will be the focus of a community workshop presented by Antioch College and hosted by the Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom on two consecutive Saturdays in December.
Antioch College hosts Fireside Chat on intergenerational feminism
The panel, moderated by Xavier Portis, included Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Ph.D., an American anthropologist, educator, the first woman to serve as president of historically Black institution Spelman College, and former president of Bennett College.
Antioch College ranked in ‘Top 100 Liberal Arts Schools’
Antioch College announced last week that for the first time since its reopening in 2011, the college has been listed in the latest U.S. News & World Report’s Top 100 National Liberal Arts Schools ranking.
Bulldog Sports Round-Up | Dec. 8, 2023
The Yellow Springs High School boys varsity basketball team began its season with three nonconference games, starting off with a narrow 51–53 loss to Graham High School in nonconference play on Friday, Dec. 1.
Bulldog Sports Round-Up | Oct. 13, 2023
It was a great day to be a Bulldog as the Yellow Springs High School and McKinney Middle School cross-country teams had great performances at the Jim Murray Invitational, held at the Clark County Fairgrounds Saturday, Sept. 30.
Bulldog Sports Round-Up | Oct. 27, 2023
The 2023 season for the Yellow Springs High School and McKinney Middle School cross-country teams came to an end Saturday, Oct. 21, at the district meet held at Cedarville University.