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Articles From August 30th, 2019

  • Spring clean-up week begins

    Week of May 6–10, 2019

  • Council makes offer to VM candidate

    The four finalists for Yellow Springs Village manager visited town last week for a three-day whirlwind of tours, meetings, presentations and interviews. On Wednesday, April 10, the candidates met with community leaders for roundtable discussions over lunch in Birch Hall at Antioch College. Clockwise from top left, Antioch College President Tom Manley listened to candidate Allyson Murray; Lisa Abel jotted down notes while candidate Pete Bales spoke; villager Pan Reich and candidate Elke Doom looked on; Scott Osterholm watched as candidate Josue Salmon answered a question. Council made an offer to an unidentified candidate this week. (Photos by Megan Bachman)

    Yellow Springs may soon have a new Village manager.After four finalists for the position visited town last week, Village Council has made an offer to one of the candidates, the News confirmed this week.

  • Body in Glen identified—Villager’s death investigated as homicide 

    A body found Friday afternoon, April 12, in Glen Helen Nature Preserve has been identified by  authorities as missing Yellow Springs resident Leonid “Lonya” Clark.

  • Helen Westneat

    Helen Westneat

    Helen Westneat, a 46-year resident of Yellow Springs, died Sunday, April 21, 2019, about six weeks after suffering a stroke. She was 85.

  • Major gas line fix underway

    A major gas line replacement project has started in Yellow Springs. Over the next eight months, nearly two miles of natural gas mains and 140 service lines will be replaced here, according to a recent press release from Vectren Energy Delivery.

  • Mary Donahoe Memorial

    Mary Donahoe

    A celebration of the life of Mary Donahoe will be held Sunday, May 19, 2 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Yellow Springs.

  • Leonid ‘Lonya’ Clark

    Leonid ‘Lonya’ Clark

    Leonid “Lonya” Clark, beloved son and lifelong village resident, has passed on.

  • Gail Pettigrew

    Gail Pettigrew passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2019.

  • Forest Village Homes—Home, Inc. expands to rentals

    Nick Cunningham and his Japanese bobtail cat, Manny, in the fully accessible kitchen of Cunningham’s new rental apartment at 511 Dayton St. The apartment, one half of a newly built duplex, is part of Forest Village Homes, an affordable, accessible rental project developed by Home, Inc. to meet local rental housing needs. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    How hard is it to find an affordable, accessible rental in Yellow Springs? Ask Nick Cunningham, a medal-winning Paralympic athlete and the current president of the Village’s Human Relations Commission, or HRC.

  • Karen Shirley

    Karen Shirley, born Feb. 26, 1938, died on April 16, 2019. She was 81.