Village of Yellow Springs public meetings
Miller sets record at Fairborn In taking on the Dayton-Springfield area “behemoths,” the Yellow Springs High School girls cross-country team did something that the other sports teams at YSHS rarely attempt, according to Coach Vince Peters. And the Bulldogs came out in third place out of 16 schools to improve their record to 20–13 on […]
Wilbur W. Deaton died Saturday, Sept. 8, at Friends Care Center. He was 93. Wilbur was born on Sept. 28, 1918 to the late Glenn and Birdie (Swaney) Deaton in Springfield. Wilbur served his country as a lieutenant during World War II in the United States Navy, and was privileged to attend an Honor Flight […]
Youth and adults can learn to express themselves in all different ways this fall with Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse.
Ellis Jacobs wants to make sure every Ohioan’s vote counts. The villager, as founder and coordinator for the Miami Valley Voter Protection Coalition, has fought the legislative attempts to restrict voting that have escalated in Ohio in recent years. Last week, his cause scored a major victory when a federal court struck down an Ohio law restricting early voting on the weekend and Monday before the election.
The new buzzword in the Yellow Springs School District this school year is “inquiry-based learning,” and at Mills Lawn Elementary School the effort to guide learning around student interest and problem-solving is already under way.
Every six seconds a child somewhere in the world dies from hunger. Leaders hunger for power, scholars hunger for knowledge, and demonstrators hunger to make statements about change. And everyone, big and small, hungers for love. Hunger is a big word, and its many iterations are the theme of this year’s McKinney School and Yellow Springs High School experience.
Brandon Lowry, Nancy Beers, Karleen Materne and Cameron McCoy
At their Sept. 4 meeting, members of Village Council voted unanimously to move ahead with a gradual process for improving the downtown streetscape. The initial phase of the project, planned for this fall, is aimed at fixing the sidewalks deemed most dangerous and removing the street trees causing the most sidewalk damage.
Last month the YS Federal Credit Union saw two sudden personnel changes. On July 26, Chief Executive Officer Karen Wolf resigned from a position she had held for 12 years. That same day, Sandy Hollenberg, then chief operating officer, became the interim CEO of the credit union.