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Though the flowers in the Women’s Park on Corry Street have begun to wither as fall deepens, something new has just bloomed there: in early October, a collection of 124 new tiles bearing the names of local women emerged.Click here to read more >>
The News continues its election coverage this week with profiles of two more area candidates. Both candidates are Democrats with support among Yellow Springs’ heavily Democratic voters.[More]
The 8.4-mill, five-year levy, first adopted in 2006, generates about $835,000 annually, according to the Greene County Auditor’s Office. As a fixed-rate levy, its passage will not increase voters’ tax bill, despite the recent increase in local property values.[More]
Last Thursday, Oct. 15, Ohio elevated Greene County to “red” on the Ohio Health Advisory System for the first time since the system was put in place in early July. The state flagged four different indicators of increased COVID-19 spread here, out of a seven-indicator risk profile.[More]
Dave Chappelle seeks OK for more local shows
Comedian and Yellow Springs resident Dave Chappelle is apparently hoping that the series of shows he hosted this summer at a rural property just north of the village can go on longer than the time originally set in a temporary zoning variance approved for the site.
Who’s the News, pt. III: the columnists
When we ask our readers what their favorite page of the paper is, we are not surprised to hear that it’s our letters page — page 4. The Community Forum is the one part of the paper reserved for opinions, and we in this community have a lot of them.
‘The Timeline Show’— Exhibition tells story of Yellow Springs theater
History tells a different story about Yellow Springs — one about a town that’s had a long, sometimes fraught, but always loving relationship with the theater. That story is being shared with the community by the YS Arts Council, the Arts and Culture Commission and the YS Historical Society in “The Timeline Show,” which opens at the Bryan Center on Jan. 18.
Village Schools (archives)
Yellow Springs Schools— Online instruction set to continue
Instruction for the 700-some students enrolled in Yellow Springs Schools will remain online for at least another quarter.
Remote learning challenges families
This is the second of two stories asking how remote learning is going in the Yellow Springs Schools.
YS Schools to continue online instruction for second quarter
The Board of Education said the district continue with an online instructional model for the second quarter, Monday, Nov. 2, through Friday, Jan. 15.
Gary waves goodbye— Wavelength Salon & Spa closes after 27 years
The inability to maintain this closeness over the past six months of the ongoing pandemic helped Glaser make the decision to close Wavelength after 27 years. The business closed in September.
Latest Greene County appraisal— Yellow Springs property values up 19%
Property values in Yellow Springs jumped by 19% on average in the latest property appraisal by the Greene County auditor.
Little Art Theatre to close again until 2021
After reopening for eight weeks, the Little Art Theatre has closed again due to low attendance, with a goal to reopen sometime in 2021.
Village Life (archives)
Turn in unused medication Oct. 24
Saturday, Oct. 24, is National Drug Take Back Day, when designated law enforcement agencies accept unwanted and unneeded prescription or over-the-counter drugs so they can be disposed of safely.
COVID-19 update— Cases rise in Greene County
COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the county. The virus was slow to take hold here, but the county saw a spike in June, a larger spike in July, some moderating in August and a surge beginning in late August that hasn’t let up.
Senior Center to reopen Monday
That door will open again on Monday, Oct. 19, as the Senior Center welcomes seniors back with a “Coffee and Donuts with Friends” event.
Voting begins for Nov. 3 election
Election Day — Tuesday, Nov. 3 — is less than a month away, and election season in Ohio is in full swing.
Fire station sale still pending
The community might not know who bought the old Miami Township fire station on Corry Street for another two months.
Comprehensive Land Use Plan— Road map to future growth
Public feedback has emphasized the need for a broader economic base, more diversity of housing types and prices and municipal broadband, among other priorities.
Joel Frederic Jensen
Joel Frederic Jensen, 62, died unexpectedly on Sept. 2, 2020. He was born in Springfield, Ohio, and grew up in the Vale outside Yellow Springs.
Bonnie Mae Venters
Bonnie Mae (Burke) Venters, of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., died suddenly after a medical procedure at Mayo Clinic, Fla., on Sept. 12, 2020. She was 78.
Meribel Moberly Blanchard
Meribel Moberly Blanchard, 93, a former Yellow Springs resident, died Oct. 14, 2020, in Midland, Texas.
Higher Education (archives)
Antioch University Midwest absorbed, building for sale
Antioch University Midwest, or AUM, has been largely eliminated as a separate campus in the Antioch University system, and the Yellow Springs building is once again for sale, after being taken on and off the market several times in recent years.
Antioch College— Back to campus under COVID-19
Since announcing in June a return to residential learning for the fall term, Antioch has been finalizing its reopening plans, which now have been rolled out with few hitches.
Tom Manley to leave Antioch College in June of 2021
President Tom Manley’s fifth year at Antioch College will be his last. Antioch announced this week that Manley plans to leave his position at the end of his five-year contract next June. A search for his replacement will begin this fall.