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Oct
22
2021
  • A fond farewell to Coach Jimmy

    Summer after summer after summer, villagers have seen him out on the T-ball diamond at Gaunt Park every Friday night: baseball hat perched on his head, hair tied back in a ponytail, a big grin spreading across his face, surrounded by laughing, shouting kids.

  • Poverty the focus of local simulation

    On Wednesday, June 30, 28 villagers pondered these and other dilemmas facing fictional characters in the Virtual Cost of Poverty Experience, a 90-minute poverty simulation that is designed to help people better understand the effects of poverty.

  • Candidates file for fall races

    More candidates may be vying for public office this fall than in recent years. Last week, 20 people seeking local office filed petitions with the Greene County Board of Elections ahead of the Aug. 4 deadline.

  • COVID-19 Update — August 5, 2021

    Photo: CDC/Dr. Fred Murphy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Public Health; public domain.

    COVID-19 cases continue to climb in the state and county due to the highly contagious Delta variant. Ohio’s COVID-19 per capita case incidence rate rose to 77.4 cases per 100,000 for the two weeks ending July 29, up from 48.5 for the two weeks prior.

  • Tin Can Economy — A space in the school for the swifts

    Walk over to the Union School House on a clear late summer evening and you’ll see them. Swooping and darting through the dusk, conducting aerial dramas against the backdrop of a setting sun: chimney swifts. Hundreds of them.

  • Continued coverage— Plea deal in stabbing death

    Zyrian Atha-Arnett stood with his defense lawyer, Jon Paul Rion, during his sentencing Wednesday, July 21, in the 2019 stabbing death of Leonid “Lonya” Clark. Atha-Arnett pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter as part of a plea deal with the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office, and was sentenced to 15 years in prison for that and other charges. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    A Yellow Springs native accused in the stabbing death of Leonid “Lonya” Clark has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter as part of a plea deal with the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office.

  • Yellow Springs police chief resigns

    Yellow Springs Police Chief Brian Carlson had resigned, effective immediately.

  • Yellow Springs schools to require masks

    The beginning of the new school year this month will look a lot like the end of last year for Yellow Springs district students, at least in terms of COVID-19 precautions.

  • Robert S. Fogarty

    Robert S. Fogarty, of Yellow Springs, Ohio, passed away on Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, at the age of 82.

  • Taekwondo expert to teach self-defense class

    Master Christina Bayley, owner of Total Taekwondo Fitness, is hosting a self-defense class in Yellow Springs on Aug. 21 for ages 13 and up. Students will learn defense tactics and the best time to use them.