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  • Back in business

    On Tuesday, May 12, several retailers around downtown Yellow Springs opened their doors to customers for the first time in nearly two months.

  • OPERATION Bread Runner — feeding community through baking

    A variety of local bread bakers around the village have banded together to deliver freshly baked bread to villagers in need.

  • Class of the pandemic— Coping with altered endings

    Seniors are graduating into a world stripped bare by a pandemic. They would have been celebrating the culmination of 12 to 13 years of consistent effort and determination. But rather than valiantly marching on to the next grand step in the journey of life, this year’s seniors simply drift, slowly floating over the line that marks the end of high school.

  • A tribute to YSHS 2020 senior athletes: track and field

    In mid-March, after three weeks of initial conditioning and three more weeks of practice, the Yellow Springs High School track and field team was ready for a successful spring season. Ohio schools, however, were closed before the team could participate in its first meet.

  • Retail reopening nears

    Starting on May 12, retail shops in the State of Ohio can reopen if they take certain safety precautions. But in Yellow Springs, not all stores are ready to fling open their doors to customers.

  • Lights! Costumes! Conference call!— Playwright debuts play virtually

    Yellow Springs-based playwright and actor Robb Willoughby will debut his play “Look into My Eyes” by way of virtual broadcast Saturday, May 16, through Wednesday, May 20.

  • Resilient despite losses— Local restaurants hold on, adapt

    When Ohio closed dine-in restaurants and bars on March 15, the impact on local restaurants was immediate and severe.

  • YSHS plans ‘drive-in’ graduation

    YSHS is planning to honor the class of 2020 with a two-part graduation event the evening of Wednesday, May 27, beginning with a “clap-out” vehicle parade of graduates through town and ending with an outdoor “drive-in” commencement ceremony at Antioch University Midwest.

  • Restaurants, bars and some personal care services to reopen

    Restaurants, bars and some personal care services will reopen soon, DeWine announced on May 7. Meanwhile, the state lags its testing capacity plan and controversy over face masks and executive health powers is intensifying.

  • A Yellow Springer’s experience getting stuck in Tunisia during the coronavirus outbreak

    Yellow Springs native and former Yellow Springs News intern shares his story of how he barely made it out of Tunisia as the world was shutting down due to the coronavirus pandemic.