2021 Yellow Springs News Merchandise

Two of seven candidates running for Village Council in the November election are local residents Scott Osterholm, left, and Carmen Brown, known as Carmen Lee locally. (Photos by Reilly Dixon)

2021 Local Election: Osterholm and Brown vie for Council

Seven villagers are looking for votes to fill three contested Council seats in the upcoming November election. Here the News spotlights the other two nonincumbents: Scott Osterholm, who ran for Council in 1993, and first-time candidate Carmen Brown, known locally as Carmen Lee.

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  •   Homes sweet homes

    YS Home, Inc. held an open house event for its new Glen Cottages pocket neighborhood on Wednesday, Aug. 25.

  •   Open house for Glen Cottages

    In the face of unprecedented COVID-19 construction challenges and obstacles, Glen Cottages, an affordable housing development located at 1133 Xenia Ave., will soon be ready for move-in.

  •   Introducing: The Ohio Coffee Co.

    Coming soon to the village is Ohio Coffee Co., a coffee shop, espresso bar and bakery that caters to the whole family including members with four paws.

Village Life (archives)

  •   COVID-19 update: Cases and hospitalizations continue to escalate

    The wave of cases and hospitalizations continue to escalate at an alarming rate; the Ohio Hospital Association reported that COVID-19 currently accounts for one out of seven hospitalizations in the state.

  •   Staff changes at the Yellow Springs News

    Cheryl Durgans has been named editor, Tim Walker will soon fill the role of advertising sales manager and Lynda Love Highlander has become the office and circulation manager.

  •   Black Farming Conference set

    The Agraria Center for Regenerative Practice — in partnership with Antioch College, Central State University and The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center — will present the Second Annual Black Farming Conference on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 10 and 11.

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Obituaries (archives)

  •   Misu Wunnish Crocker

    On Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, Misu Wunnish Crocker, of Athens, Ohio, left this plane at the age of 25, after an instant fatal car crash.

  •   Esther Breedlove Baldwin

    Esther Breedlove Baldwin, born Aug. 14, 1923, in Indianapolis, Ind., passed peacefully on Sept. 2, 2021, at the grand age of 98.

  •   Mildred McConville

    Mildred McConville passed away peacefully on Aug. 30, 2021, at the age of 96.

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Sports (archives)

  •   Coach Jimmy Chesire signs off

    Jimmy Chesire announced in July of this year that he would be retiring from his position as volunteer head coach — and chronicler — of Perry League T-ball after 35 years.

  •   Seadogs: Parting the waters

    The Yellow Springs Sea Dogs competed against Forest Ridge at the championships at Greene Valley Pool on Thursday, July 22. Pictured are Stephen Dunn, foreground, and Luke Guisleman, farthest lane, competing in the boys 50-meter breast stroke. (Photo by Kathleen Galarza)The Yellow Spring Seadogs Swim Team finished their season with a win against Clinton County swim team, 334 to 315, on July 19.

  •   Brewers season champs in Minors

    Yellow Springs Youth Baseball regular season wrapped up this week for the Minors division with the Nipper’s Corner Brewers finishing as the regular season champion.