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Articles From August 30th, 2019

  • Pride, no prejudice

    Hundreds of marchers took to the streets for the Yellow Springs Pride march as an estimated 5,000 from all around the region joyfully celebrated diversity. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    June’s Pride month was capped off by a colorful parade around the village downtown area.

  • SpringsFest to return Saturday

    The fourth annual SpringsFest will be held Saturday, July 6. Pictured is Jack Dolan of indie-rock outfit Twin Peaks, of Chicago, Ill., at last year's SpringsFest. (Photo by Robert Hasek)

    The fourth annual SpringsFest will return to the village on Saturday, July 6, 11 a.m.–11 p.m., on the grounds of John Bryan Community Center. 

  • Gregory Allen Smith Jr.

    Gregory Allen Smith, Jr.

    Gregory Allen Smith Jr., born June 23, 1992, in Phoenix, Ariz., departed this life on Sunday, June 16, in Mesa, Ariz.




    ORDINANCES 2019-17; 2019-18; 19; 20; 21 & 22; 2019-23; 24 & 25, VILLAGE OF YELLOW SPRINGS, OHIO

  • Reward offered in Clark case

    More than two months into the homicide investigation in the death of villager Leonid “Lonya” Clark, the Greene County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case.

  • Artist’s work graces magazine cover

    The American Psychologist magazine recently featured the work of villager and artist David Battle, a triptych entitled “Trauma Reshaped,” on the cover of its May-June issue. (Courtesy of the artist)

    The American Psychologist magazine, published by the American Psychological Association, recently featured the work of villager and artist David Battle on the cover of its May-June issue.

  • A YSHS/news collaboration: YSHS lunches get mixed reviews

    At lunchtime at YSHS this spring, left, Sumayah Chappelle looked optimistic about her lunch, while Alexis Longshaw and Romel Phillips didn’t appear to be pleased with their meals. (Photos by Sokhna Sene)

    As part of John Day’s Psychology/Sociology class at YSHS, I investigated school lunches for an assignment looking at school issues.

  • Lending local farmers a hand

    Yellow Springs Farmers Market coordinator Michele Burns sold maple syrup at her stall at the weekly market earlier this season. More recently, her Flying Mouse Farms booth has also featured greens, beets, broccoli and cauliflower. Burns sees the farmers market as a key part of the local food system. (Photo by Luciana Lieff)

    Over the last few weeks, the News interviewed farmers who raise livestock and grow produce for the local market. They spoke to the joys and challenges of farming, both brought into sharper detail with this season’s stormy weather. This week, the News covers what local organizations are doing to grow the local food movement.

  • No cages, no walls

    Dorothee Buron, of Yellow Springs, foreground, was one of about a half dozen villagers, along with about 60 others, who gathered near the office of Congressman Mike Turner (R-Dayton), on Tuesday, July 2, to protest the inhumane treatment of immigrants. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Around 60 protesters gathered near the office of Congressman Mike Turner (R-Dayton), on Tuesday, July 2, as part of a nationwide protest at 184 locations to demand action on the inhumane treatment of immigrants.

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