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  • School facilities, levy info meeting set

    by Yellow Springs School Board The Yellow Springs school board voted unanimously at its Dec. 14 meeting to seek a May 2018 levy for a proposed $18.5 million rebuild/renovation of McKinney Middle/YSHS. Pictured here is a concept design, prepared by Ruetschle Architects and presented at the meeting, showing the buildings targeted for demolition, as well as those where renovations only are planned. (Rendering submitted)

    YS Schools and the Levy Committee will hold an informational meeting about the district’s combined renovation/rebuild plan for the middle/high school facilities on Thursday, March 1, 6:30 p.m., in the YSHS cafeteria.

  • Two Antioch College scholars honored

    Robert Fogarty, left, and Scott Sanders, right, were recently named fellows of the Massachusetts Historical Society. (Photos courtesy of The Antioch Review and The Record)

    Antioch College’s Robert Fogarty and Scott Sanders have been named fellows of the nation’s oldest historical society.

  • ‘High School Musical’ coming soon to Mills Lawn stage

    The YSHS and McKinney spring musical, “Disney’s High School Musical, On Stage!” will be performed Friday–Sunday, March 9–11 and 16–18, at Mills Lawn.

  • Celebrate YS banner festival, YSAC permanent collection

    On Friday, Jan. 19, the Yellow Springs Arts Council will celebrate the Yellow Springs Banner Festival, a two-decades-long annual event that ended in 2012. At 7 p.m. a panel discussion will take place regarding the festival, on the second floor of the Bryan Center. Shown above are some of the village-created banners created by villagers that flew during past festivals. (Submitted photos)

    This weekend villagers are invited to celebrate two events beloved to the local arts community — the Yellow Springs Banner Festival, and the return of the Yellow Springs Arts Council, or YSAC, permanent collection to the John Bryan Community Center.

  • Education journalist, author to speak

    Award-winning education journalist and author John Merrow will be in Yellow Springs on Wednesday, Feb. 28.

  • Tickets to Antioch School’s Auction Gala are still available

    The Antioch School’s Older Group was recently immersed in storytelling and theater, thanks to special guest Christopher Westhoff, of the Mad River Theater Works performing arts company, who spent a portion of each day last week at the school. Westhoff helped students develop their own play about the life and influence of retired Older Group teacher Bill Mullins, which they performed last Friday. Pictured, from left, are Max Florkey, Merida Kuder-Wexler, Ayla Current, Lucy Dennis, Jackson Grote and Antonio Chaiten. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Seating is limited, but tickets to this live auction and performance by Mo Amer are still available.

  • Visit the News’ school levy tax calculator

    If it passes in May, how much would the Yellow Springs School District’s new levy cost your household? Visit our new interactive tax calculator to find out.

  • Your Village Needs You!

    JUSTICE SYSTEM TASK FORCE

  • News wins top prize, for eighth year in a row

    Small town, big win The Yellow Springs News won the top prize, Newspaper of the Year, in its size category for the eighth year in a row at last week’s Ohio News Media Association conference in Columbus. See an article on the win on page 7. Shown above is the News staff: front row from left, Advertising Director Robert Hasek, Eternity the news­hound, Village Desk Editor Lauren “Chuck” Shows and Reporter Megan Bachman. In back from left, Designer Suzanne Szempruch, Reporter Carol Simmons, Editor Diane Chiddister, Reporter Audrey Hackett and Designer Matt Minde. (Photo by the self-timer)

    The Yellow Springs News won the Newspaper of the Year award, the highest honor in its size division, for the eighth year in a row at the annual convention of the Ohio News Media Association (formerly Ohio Newspaper Association). The event took place Feb. 8 and 9 in Columbus.

  • The magic of place: photos at the Emporium

    Photos by Yellow Springs photographer and psychologist Lincoln Castricone are on display at the Emporium through February. (Photo by William Drewing)

    illager Lincoln Castricone has been taking digital photos of landscapes and cityscapes since the turn of the millennium. His work is currently on display at the Emporium.

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