The public is invited to attend a landowner resource fair on Saturday, Nov. 3, 11 a.m.–5 p.m., at the John Bryan Center. A number of private and public organizations with conservation, land management, legal and financial skills and resources will be on hand in the gym, with speakers and resource specialists addressing ways to make land more productive and green throughout the day.Click here to read more >>
Guest speaker Joel Miller, pastor at the Columbus Mennonite Church, will speak at Rockford Chapel. on Saturday, Oct. 20, beginning at 7 p.m. The church has made a home for Edith Espinal, an undocumented mother who sought refuge in the U.S. more than a decade ago and is working to stay united with her family in Columbus.[More]
Yesterday Cresco Labs of Yellow Springs opened its doors to a small group of local media and public officials for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and facility tour of the medical marijuana grower.[More]
Street Fair returns to the village on Saturday, Oct. 13, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. in downtown Yellow Springs.[More]
Author and professor writes on comics, cats
Wittenberg College English professor Kate Polak is the author of a book on comics, “Ethics in the Gutter: Empathy and Historical Fiction in Comics,” which this year became a finalist for the prestigious Eisner Award.
Little Art, Big deal
Several hundred villagers enjoyed a Hollywood moment last Friday, Oct. 5, when actor, director and co-writer Bradley Cooper of the just-released “A Star is Born” appeared with local celebrity and film supporting actor Dave Chappelle at two private screenings of the film at the Little Art Theatre.
Surround sound: 2018 PorchFest in Yellow Springs
Yellow Springs inaugurated its first PorchFest last Saturday, Oct. 6, a musical round-robin affair.
Village Schools (archives)
Greene County Career Center — Facility levy eyes aerospace training
Looking to propel its aerospace training program, the Greene County Career Center is asking voters next month to support a property tax levy for a new facility.
YS Schools — Superintendent outlines new district goals
Improving school culture, deepening the rigor of project-based learning and collaborating with the community on a plan for district facilities were among the main areas of focus in a set of proposed goals presented to the Yellow Springs School Board during its most recent regular meeting.
School board — Concerns over safety linger at high school
Concerns over student safety and well-being, administrative accountability and district leadership were aired at an emotionally heightened Yellow Springs school board meeting last week.
Cresco Labs opens its doors
On Monday, Oct. 8, Cresco Labs of Yellow Springs opened its doors to local media and public officials for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and facility tour of the medical marijuana grower.
Village Council — Home, Inc. requests funds
Local affordable housing developer Home, Inc. can help the Village meet its housing goals, according to a funding pitch made by Home, Inc.’s board and staff at Village Council’s Sept. 17 meeting.
New family doctor joins practice
In the effort to serve more patients from in and around the village, a local medical office has added a new doctor.
Village Life (archives)
Coats and hats, even some mittens, were in order at last Saturday’s cooler-than-normal Fall Street Fair, but the bundled-up crowd was just as festive as ever.
Wright State shuts down Fels study
The Fels Longitudinal Study, the world’s longest and largest longitudinal human growth study, has recently come to a close due to actions by Wright State University, which for decades has housed the study.
Fitness class keeps seniors moving
Two years ago, Jane Blakelock struggled to navigate subway stairs and keep up on long walks on a visit to her daughter in New York City. But multiple classes each week of Lynn Hardman’s Sit Strong changed everything.
Village Council — More cases for Mayor’s Court
After several years of community discussion, a plan to hear more cases in the local Mayor’s Court was approved by Council at its October 2 meeting.
Village Council — Officer resigns amid concerns
Officer Richard Neel resigned Monday, Oct. 1, from the Yellow Springs Police Department after seven months on the force.
State Issue 1 targets drug laws
Not everyone may realize it, but there is “not a person in our state who isn’t impacted” by the concerns addressed in Ohio Issue 1, villager Lindie Keaton said this week.
John August Sellen
John August Sellen, loving husband and father, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at Dayspring of Enon. He was 93.
Virginia Mae Phillips
Virginia Mae Phillips woke up in Heaven at 7:49 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018.
Steven Thad Johnson
Steven Thad Johnson passed away on Oct. 8, 2018, in Dayton, Ohio.
Higher Education (archives)
A partnership for Wilberforce and Antioch
Antioch College and Wilberforce University are both small, private liberal arts colleges in Greene County. They were both founded in the 1850s. And in recent years they’ve both been trying to bounce back from financial and accreditation woes.
Antioch College: new class, new hope
A decade after Antioch College closed, and seven years after it reopened to students as an independent institution, rebirth has been slow. But those struggles didn’t dampen spirits on campus last week, where the mood was one of optimism and excitement.
Antioch recognized for sustainability practices
Antioch College has been recognized as a top performer in the 2018 Sustainable Campus Index.