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  • At Springfield Museum of Art — Colorful caravans, carousels in show

    “Marvelous Journeys,” an exhibit of the work of local artist Sharri Phillips, pictured above, will be on display at the Springfield Museum of Art beginning this Sunday, April 22, and running until September. An opening reception will be held this Sunday, April 22, at 4 p.m. at the museum. (Photo By Carla Steiger)

    “Marvelous Journeys,” an exhibition of the work of Yellow Springs artist Sharri Paula Phillips, opens April 22 and runs through Sept. 9 in the Chakeres Gallery in the Springfield Museum of Art.

  • Line forms soon for Record Store Day

    The third weekend of April brings with it Record Store Day, which Josh Castleberry, owner of Toxic Beauty Records, attributes with the exposure that put his store on the map. (Photo by Will Drewing)

    The third weekend of April brings with it Record Store Day, the Saturday when vinyl fans celebrate record store culture and flock to independent record stores to get their pick of limited release albums.

  • A higher education in Peru

    Thirty-five Yellow Springs High School students participated in a service-learning trip to Peru over spring break. The students helped build a structure for an indigenous women’s textile cooperative in the Andean village of Huilloc. (Submitted Photo by Eli Hurwitz)

    Thirty-five students, six chaperones and four accompanying adults learned a variety of words and phrases in the native Quechua language during the 10 days of their travel in Peru.

  • Doris Frances Blake

    Doris Frances Blake

    Doris Frances Blake winged her flight to the other worlds of God, on the First Day of Ridván, April 21, at 5 p.m. Mrs. Blake was 98 years old.

  • Jan L. Smolinski

    Jan L. Smolinski

    Jan L. Smolinski, 71, passed away at home on Thursday, April 12, 2018, of complications from cancer and Lambert-Eaton Myasthenie syndrome.

  • Council eyes strategies for utility bill relief

    At their April 16 meeting, Village Council members heard a report on ways Village government could offer relief to local residents struggling to pay utility bills.

  • Megan Rion (North)

    Photo by Megan Rion

    Megan Rion (North), 1973–2018, had a passionate curiosity to explore the beauty of the world and a natural ability to nurture and care for any plant or animal that crossed her path.

  • Lucille E. Mayne

    Lucille Pao Mayne

    Lucille E. Mayne, 68, of DeWitt, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, April 16, 2018.

  • A new plan to protect local water

    Local drinking water comes from a wellfield south of town located near the water treatment plant. The area that collects water within a five-year time-of-travel to the wellfield is known as the source water protection area. The 2001 Wellhead Protection Plan identifying this area was recently updated by the Environmental Commission, with new strategies for protecting the aquifer that is the source for local drinking water. (Source: Yellow springs Wellhead Protection Plan)

    What should the Village of Yellow Springs do to protect its water supply? Stay vigilant about pollution threats, test local water more often and educate citizens to prevent groundwater pollution, according to the Environmental Commission’s recent update of a 2001 plan.

  • Inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame inductees announced

    The Class of 2018 Athletics Hall of Fame will be honored with a banquet this summer. (Illustration credit:

    YSHS announces the Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2018.

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