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Articles From August 30th, 2019

  • Yellow Springer starts the day with low-energy breakfast

    Bernard D. Tosste's hopes his new "low energy" breakfast product, EcoToast (TM), will grace the breakfast counters of many a villager. (Photo by F. Stop Fitzgerald)

    The humble slice of toast is possibly the most energy-hungry part of a breakfast, consuming up to 1,500 watts of electricity for a good two to five minutes to brown two slices of bread. 

  • ‘We’re hounded by tree loss,’ say some villagers

    Tucker, resident newshound, is too stricken to offer his opinion, though because he is News staff, he's not allowed to give it anyway.

    Over the past few years, the loss of trees throughout the village, whether due to poor health or to make way for the progress of a growing village, has been the cause of much contention and unrest. For village dogs, however, the loss is not just cause for concern or sorrow, but a drastic impact on their day-to-day lives.

  • Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise promises Village economic boost

    The planned Major League Soccer (MLS) stadium, tentatively named Gaunt Arena, is shown here in this architectural rendering.

    With the announcement of the 50th anniversary of Yellow Springs Soccer Inc. comes another announcement: that Yellow Springs has placed a bid to host a Major League Soccer, or MLS, expansion team, tentatively called Springs FC.

  • There’s something in the water — no, really

    One sip of Yellow Springs water and your hair dreads instantly. Is “there’s something in the water” a clever metaphor to describe the community’s spirit, or is something more sinister afoot?