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The State Medical Board of Ohio suspended the medical license of Dr.Donald Gronbeck, of Yellow Springs Primary Care, on Wednesday, Jan. 19. Investigators arrived Thursday, Jan. 20, at his Dayton Street medical office to execute a search warrant.Click here to read more >>
The number of COVID-related Ohio deaths during the week of Jan. 9–15 reached a new weekly high at 850, compared to 625 the week before.[More]
Benecio del Toro’s “Nightmare Alley” revives the carnivalesque narrative to remind audiences that deception has its consequences.[More]
Residents living in older areas of town will soon see improved water volume when the village’s aging water pipes are replaced.[More]
‘Navigating the Pandemic: Stories of Hope and Resilience’
The collaborative book features contributions from over 30 writers, including local Cathy Roma, who explore the wide range of feelings engendered by the pandemic.
Book Review | ‘One More Day’ a joyful celebration of life
This is a novel for everyone wanting to understand aging in this era of increasing life span as well as increasing health challenges.
‘Loud As the Rolling Sea’ — Alyce Earl-Jenkins on the civil rights generation
In collaboration with 91.3-FM WYSO’s Eichelberger Center for Community Voices, the News is publishing excerpted transcripts from WYSO’s series “Loud As the Rolling Sea."
Village Schools (archives)
YSHS COVID-19 booster clinic Jan. 12
A COVID-19 booster clinic for vaccinated children 12 and older will be held at Yellow Springs High School on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, from 1–3 p.m.
2021 in Review | Village Schools
The Yellow Springs public school district began 2021 with students set to continue learning remotely, through online instruction, in response to the ongoing pandemic.
Board members, treasurer end tenures
Grateful goodbyes and an official welcome were expressed Monday night, Dec. 20, during the Yellow Springs school board’s monthly business meeting, held in person in the Mills Lawn Elementary School gym and livestreamed on the district’s YouTube channel.
2021 in Review | Yellow Springs Development Corporation
The Yellow Springs Development Corporation completed its second year in 2021, debuting a website — ysdc.org — and by year’s end, adding a time for community comments during its monthly public meeting.
2021 in Review | Village Businesses
In 2021, dozens of businesses in Yellow Springs opened their doors, expanded, shifted or celebrated significant anniversaries.
Yellow Springs Baking Company set to open
Fresh out of the oven, a new business is coming to Yellow Springs. Opening soon is the Yellow Springs Baking Company, located in the heart of the Millworks business center.
Village Life (archives)
2022 Yellow Springs MLK Jr. march and presentations
The annual Martin Luther King Jr. march was held Monday, Jan. 17.
COVID-19 Update — Jan. 13, 2022
YS schools reported 13 positive cases, with seven among middle/high school students, four Mills Lawn students and two district staff.
The birth of a doula movement
There are those among us who have a direct, intimate, perhaps even sublime understanding of the process of bringing forth life, assisting mothers as they give birth. This is the role of a doula.
Village Council work session addresses Oberer queries
The purpose of the meeting was for Village Council members to ask questions about the proposed development to inform their future decision on whether to rezone the 52 acres slated for development as a planned unit development, or PUD.
Village Council establishes 2022 goals and roles
The first Village Council meeting of 2022, held virtually via Zoom on Jan. 3, began with a series of swearings-in. Mayor Pam Conine and council members Carmen (Lee) Brown, Brian Housh and Kevin Stokes began new terms.
2021 in Review | Legal & Law Enforcement
In 2021, Zyrian Atha-Arnett, accused in the stabbing death of Leonid "Lonya" Clark was sentenced; Chief Brian Carlson resigned; the jail levy was voted down; more.
Deidra Kay (Willis) Shular
Deidra Kay (Willis) Shular, daughter of the late David and Diana Willis, passed away Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at the age of 48. She lived in Dayton, Ohio.
Emmett Abati Doe
Emmett Abati Doe — aka Emmett Thaddeus Doe Jr. — passed away on Jan. 10, 2022, at the Lyons Place 2, an independent living facility for senior citizens in Dayton, Ohio. He was 80.
Marcia Lou Mason
Marcia Lou Mason, of Xenia, passed away Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, in Upper Marlboro, Md., where she had moved to be closer to her daughter’s family. She was 87.
Higher Education (archives)
Antioch and YSDC part ways over Wellness Center
Jane Fernandes, President of Antioch College, announced that the college will no longer be working with the Yellow Springs Development Corporation to reopen the Wellness Center.
Wellness Center reopens to Antioch students
After being closed for over 18 months, the Antioch College Wellness Center has now reopened its doors to Antioch students.
Continued coverage— New president takes the helm at Antioch College
On the job since mid-August, Jane Fernandes is the college’s second female president since its founding in 1850 and its third president since reopening in 2011 after a three-year closure.
Jan. 13, 2022 — Bulldog Sports Round-Up
The Yellow Springs High School boys varsity basketball team just keeps winning.
2021 in Review | Sports and Recreation
At the start of 2021, girls basketball standout Angie Smith, then a junior, had scored 1,260 points in her high school career, going on to net about 125 more points before the end of that season.
Dec. 23, 2021 — Bulldog Sports Round-Up
The Yellow Springs High School swim team is back! The team kicked off the competition season at the Huber Heights YMCA on Saturday, Dec. 18, for the Bethel Quad Meet against Bethel High School, Fairborn High School and Bellbrook High School.