The Village of Yellow Springs Arts and Culture Commission will present the Village Inspiration & Design Award, or VIDA, to Dave and Sharen Neuhardt for the sunflower field, which they first planted in 2002.Click here to read more >>
In this month’s poem, villager Janeal Turnbull Ravndal meditates on marriage, aging and the loss of balance, leading to new forms of grace.[More]
Volunteers from Yellow Springs, as well as Dayton, Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Youngstown, are now organizing to put together bags of food, fruit, basic hygiene items and more for asylum-seeking immigrants coming from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.[More]
Yellow Springs residents and leaders are rallying in support of Yellow Springs business owner and father of three, Miguel Espinosa, who is being held under Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, detention following a traffic stop in Yellow Springs early last week.[More]
Sketch comedy show to debut
Eliot Cromer and Adam Zaremsky will present a sketch comedy show, “Wistful Meanderings of the Petty,” on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 23 and 24, beginning at 8 p.m. at the YS Arts Council.
Book Fair returns Saturday, Aug. 17
The 39th annual Yellow Springs Book Fair will be held Saturday, Aug. 17, 8 a.m.–4 p.m., on the grounds of Mills Lawn.
Dayton ‘Media and Democracy’ event — Journalists oppose Cox Media sale
Private equity firms now own more than one-third of major news outlets in the U.S. Working journalists have declined by half in a decade. And half of all Americans don’t get news from the community in which they live.
Village Schools (archives)
Yellow Springs Board of Education Meeting
Yellow Springs Board of Education Agenda
YS police respond to alleged bomb threat at high school
According to the Yellow Springs Police Department, a 15-year-old Yellow Springs High School student was arrested Thursday, Aug. 29, after police were alerted to an alleged bomb threat made against YSHS on social media earlier in the day. UPDATE: The image shared on social media depicted another student threatening to bomb the school.
Yellow Springs Schools— School district welcomes two new teachers
Alison Hawker will be teaching physical education at the elementary school and Hannah Weinstein will be teaching U.S. history half time at the high school.
Young entrepreneurship — Friends launch DIY clothing line
Friends Lucas Hudson and Zoren Egea-Kaleda knew that launching a new DIY brand from Zoren’s basement bedroom would present a variety of challenges.
Lending local farmers a hand
Over the last few weeks, the News interviewed farmers who raise livestock and grow produce for the local market. They spoke to the joys and challenges of farming, both brought into sharper detail with this season’s stormy weather. This week, the News covers what local organizations are doing to grow the local food movement.
Yellow Springer Tees is open
In downtown Yellow Springs, business is often a family affair. Yellow Springer Tees & Promotions, one of the village’s newest shops, makes no exception.
Village Life (archives)
Before 2020, there was 1920
The YSAC show celebrates the 1920 milestone — and the century of effort that preceded it — with more than 20 art quilts and quilt squares depicting figures and themes from the suffrage movement.
The Riding Centre at 60 — Soelberg’s legacy lives on
The Riding Centre, located at 1117 E. Hyde Road, is a nonprofit organization that provides riding lessons for students ages 8 and older, as well as horse boarding services, clinics and the Therapeutic Riding Program.
After ICE detention— YS seeks local’s release
Yellow Springs residents and leaders are rallying in support of local business owner and father of three, Miguel Espinosa, who is being held under Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, detention following a traffic stop in Yellow Springs early last week.
Helen (Pitman) Hammond passed peacefully at Friends Care Community in Yellow Springs on Sept. 3, 2019, just after turning 92 years old.
Hazel Tulecke died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at Friends Care in Yellow Springs. She was 95.
Dr. Robin Goodfellow, of Kalamazoo, Mich., passed away on Aug 26, 2019. She was 74.
Higher Education (archives)
Antioch College: Couple donates historic building
Villagers Dr. Esther and David Battle recently donated their historic downtown building at 403 Xenia Avenue to Antioch College.
Antioch College — Kevin McGruder new academic affairs VP
A widely respected history professor at Antioch College is stepping into a new role. Associate Professor of History Kevin McGruder has been named vice president of academic affairs at the college, replacing Lori Collins-Hall.
Antioch College Summer Institute — Exploring ways of knowing
As a therapist in an academic setting, Nzingha Dalila sees learning and knowledge through the eyes of a wellness practitioner.