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  • New healing arts school—Coming to grips with grief

    Joshua Hayward is well known in the village for his tarot card readings, astrological charts and as a meditation leader. His three-week course “Negotiating Shadow: Discovering the True Self,” addresses grief, loss and using the opportunity to grow, and will begin this Sunday. (Photo By Gary McBride)

    Like many of us, Joshua Hayward knows a thing or two about grief. His wife, Esther Lail, died in 2013, which is when Hayward’s “path to suffering opened up,” he said this week.

  • Celebration of life for Carolina Carpenter

    A celebration of life for Carolina Carpenter will be held Saturday, March 30, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., in the Mills Park Hotel.

  • New delay for new firehouse

    A recent rendering of the Miami Township Fire-Rescue station by project architects MSA Architects of Cincinnati shows what the new fire station along Xenia Avenue may look like. The project has been delayed because an initial bid to construct it was too high. (Rendering courtesy of MSA Architects)

    With a third round of construction bids again coming in too high, Miami Township Trustees will be returning to the drawing board for another attempt at reducing the projected costs of building a new firehouse on the south side of town.

  • Project-based presenters

    LEFT: Third-grade teacher Peg Morgan, aka “Trevor, a Yellow Springs mushroom,” speaks with third-grade student-scientists Bryce Fleming and Kaitlyn Macduff about the importance of mushrooms to healthy soil. RIGHT: Fourth-grade students of Carrie Juergens performed an original rap as part of their proposal that Mills Lawn cafeteria eliminates plastic flatware in favor of metal. (Photos by Carol Simmons)

    Members of two Mills Lawn classes separately addressed the school board during its meeting Thursday, March 14.

  • Antioch College—Students seek SOPP reform

    Earlier this week on the Antioch College campus, students, faculty, administrators and trustees engaged in negotiations around the implementation of two campus policies.

  • YSPD commendations

    From left: Officer Paul Raffoul and Dispatcher Ruth Peterson, center, received Council commendations for their actions on the Dec. 13, 2018 fatal shooting in the village Right: Sgt. Naomi Watson was honored at the Council meeting by YSPD Chief Brian Carlson with a new plaque congratulating her on receiving a 2018 David P. Eckert Outstanding Law Enforcement Service Award. (Submitted photos)

    At Council’s March 18 meeting, three employees of the Yellow Springs Police Department received commendations and congratulations on their work.


    The Village of Yellow Springs recently posted the 2018 Consumer ConfidenceReport on the Village website.

  • Diversity, inclusion efforts at the Village— Understanding implicit bias

    Over the last six months, employees of the Village attended trainings to create a more inclusive and diverse work environment and improve cultural competency at the Village.

  • Al Denman memorial

    Alvin Denman

    A memorial service for Al Denman will be held Saturday, March 23, at 1 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church of Yellow Springs.

  • Florence M. Scheper

    Florence M. Scheper, of Kettering and formerly of Yellow Springs, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019. She was 92.