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Come out to Gaunt Park on a sunny Saturday afternoon, and you’ll likely see a sizable group of sweaty people doing jumping jacks. Then squats. Then burpees. Then push ups. Lunges. Crunches. More squats. Then, after it all, hill sprints up the steep slope of the infamous Gaunt Park hill. Welcome to Kyle Truitt’s weekly outdoor fitness classes. He calls them “Bootcamps.”Click here to read more >>
This is the second of two articles featuring teachers who have retired from the local school district this academic year.[More]
Harmonica master and consummate performer Frédéric Yonnet performed his possible final “summer camp” show of the year at Rose & Sal Mercantile on Dayton Street last Saturday, June 12, with his “Band With No Name” and several guest musicians.[More]
Nestled comfortably in cozy suite No. 3 at 100 Corry Street, the newly opened business owned by Belinda Stephens will cater to the skin care needs of Yellow Springs residents.[More]
Latest Kieth’s Alley mural complete— Unpacking the ‘Tarot of America’
Located on the rear of the building that houses Current Cuisine/Dark Star Comics/Pangaea, which has been a “free wall” since 1988, the “Tarot of America” features a panoply of social justice themes.
Review— Queer poems as Midwest field guide
Sometimes pastoral, sometimes confessional, "evening primroses" roots out what it means to move through a changing landscape as a changing self.
Community Supported Art— ‘Shares’ connect artists, patrons
Developed last year and launching for its inaugural season this summer, the Yellow Springs-based community supported art program will provide art lovers with a new way to support independent makers and artists.
Village Schools (archives)
Email sparks legal concern
The ground rules for who can support levy campaigns, and when and how they do it, arose this week when a community member questioned the legality of an email forwarded by the Yellow Springs Schools district office.
Teachers Morgan, Nickell to retire
As the 2020–21 school year — a unique one by any standard — came to a close, so did the years of service provided by five educators in the local school system.
YS school board— Deficit delayed by one year
Revenue over the past 10 months is about $500,000 ahead of budgeted projections, while expenses are about $500,000 under budget.
Discounts for locals at Emporium
After raising its prices on some goods to keep up with rising costs, the Emporium implemented the program to offset the price for locals.
Planning Commission— Cresco to expand, add jobs
Local medical marijuana producer Cresco Labs is planning a $40 million expansion at its Yellow Springs facility over the next five years, with plans to add 140 jobs over that time.
More businesses, institutions talk reopening
After more than a year of temporarily shuttered buildings, virtual-only programming and uncertain futures due to the pandemic, villagers may see a few more “open” signs downtown over the coming weeks — although some doors will remain closed for the time being.
Village Life (archives)
Little Thunders— Prepare yourself
"Two-hundred-and-fifteen children’s bodies were recently found in a mass grave at an Indian boarding school site. When I heard the news, I fell to my knees, sobbing. Beautiful Indigenous children who were discarded, hidden and never to be heard from again. Until now."
Juneteenth celebrations in the village
In January of this year, Village Council passed a resolution that recognized Juneteenth as an official holiday in Yellow Springs; in March, the day was adopted as a paid holiday for Village employees. This weekend, the community at large will observe Juneteenth with two celebrations on Saturday, June 19.
At Agraria— ‘Nourishing Life’ conference set
Agraria will present a free, virtual conference, “Nourishing Life,” Friday and Saturday, June 18 and 19. The conference aims to inspire and inform those attending to imagine regenerative solutions to climate crises, chronic disease and major threats to the worldwide food supply.
Village Council eyes street vending
With most pandemic restrictions now lifted and summer in full swing, downtown Yellow Springs has been packed with visitors on recent weekends. But the influx of tourists has brought a problem: new street vendors and buskers setting up shop and clogging sidewalks.
DORA opponents air views
Opponents of creating a designated outdoor refreshment area, or DORA, in Yellow Springs shared their thoughts at a Village of Yellow Springs town hall two weeks ago. The meeting was arranged as a way to elicit public feedback about the proposal. However, no citizen or local business owner spoke in favor of it.
Village Council— A local building department?
Should the Village of Yellow Springs have its own local building department to review permits and inspect local projects? For Village Manager Josué Salmerón, the answer is yes.
A memorial Irish wake to celebrate the life of Dan Carrigan will take place on Saturday, July 10, at 1 p.m.
A public celebration of life memorial service will be held for Susan Johnson on Saturday, June 19, beginning at 10 a.m. at United Methodist Church.
Frances L. Lewis
Frances L. Lewis, of Yellow Springs, Ohio passed away on Monday June 14, 2021, at Springfield Regional Medical Center. She was 91.
Higher Education (archives)
From internment camps to Antioch
Antioch College was one of several hundred colleges and universities that offered to educate American citizens with Japanese heritage.
Antioch adapts, holds on
For a fledgling institution 10 years into its new incarnation, the COVID-19 pandemic brought additional challenges and scrutiny.
2020 Year in Review: Higher Education
2020 was a challenging year for most academic institutions, not least of all Yellow Springs' own Antioch College and Antioch University Midwest.
June 3, 2021 — Bulldog Sports Round-Up
The Bulldogs sent a strong contingent to the Division III Regional meet last week at Troy Memorial Stadium, with two athletes earning medals.
May 27, 2021 — Bulldog Sports Round-Up
The YSHS boys and girls track and field squads performed admirably at the Division III district meet held Saturday, May 22, at Northmont High School in Clayton.
May 20, 2021 — Bulldog Sports Round-Up
May 20, 2021 — Bulldog Sports Round-Up