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Articles From August 30th, 2019

  • Storms pass through village

    Three storm systems charged through Yellow Springs on Wednesday evening, May 26. The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning in Greene County a little after 7 p.m. due to possible tornadic activity spotted by Doppler radar, but there were no actual tornado sightings, according to the NWS.

  • Sewer link-up moves ahead

    A project connecting the Morris Bean & Company foundry to the Village of Yellow Springs sanitary sewer system will likely be completed this year with the recent finding by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency that the project will not have a significant negative impact on the environment.

  • May 26, 2011 Bulldog sports round up

    Proud McKinney track team: The McKinney track team proudly displayed its trophies after the boys team finished second and the girls took fifth at the Metro Buckeye Conference Championships two weeks ago. From left, in front, are Coach Isabelle Dierauer, Gabe Trillian, Oluka Okia with the team trophy and Kaner Butler; middle row, Matthew Conner, Charlotte Walkey, Rodman Allen, Taran Pergram with the pole vault trophy, Ethan DeWine, Aysha Allison and Madison Robertson; back row, Jacob Whetsel, Bryce White, Nathan Miller, Edward Johnson, Fielding Lewis and Alexas Nugster. (Submitted photo)

    May 26, 2011 Bulldog sports round up

  • Joyce McCurdy retires — Imparting the complexity of past

    When Joyce McCurdy left her teaching job in Springfield and took a pay cut to come to Yellow Springs schools, classes were still being held at Bryan High School, right next to the train that ran through town. That was 1968

  • Morgan Fellow jobs to end in June— Antioch’s cultural presence, revived

    Morgan Fellows Jean Gregorek, left, Anne Bohlen and Scott Warren have been busy developing the curriculum and programming events at the revived college since September 2009. Their jobs come to an end on June 30. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    It didn’t take long after Antioch College became an independent liberal arts college in September 2009 for the revived college’s presence to be felt in the village.

  • Council to vote on natural gas

    The challenge of meeting local energy needs with non-polluting energy sources presented itself in a new form to Village Council on May 16, as Council considered whether to use natural gas as an intermediate energy source.

  • A radical, rooted farm vision

    A layer hen perched on top of a motorcycle was not a strange sight at Amy Batchman’s new Radical Roots Farm on West Jackson Road, where Batchman plans to grow perennials, teach mechanics courses for women and move old barns. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Where can you learn how to repair a tractor, help move a barn, have chicks raised for you and eventually pick your own strawberries and buy fresh-pressed apple cider vinegar and hazelnut oil, all from a 29-year-old woman?

  • UPDATE: Census shows rising age, declining diversity

    Yellow Springs is aging and becoming less racially-diverse, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau figures. Join the conversation and see more graphs after the jump.