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2024
  • Cynthia E. Bittner

    Cynthia E. Bittner, 64, of Yellow Springs, Ohio, died Dec. 2, 2022, in OSU Wexner Medical Center.

  • Quietly sharing the joy each year

    All the requests for this year’s Share the Joy tree have been made, and tags with gift requests are waiting to be filled at the Yellow Springs Library. The deadline for filling the requests is Friday, Dec. 16, by the library’s closing time at 6 p.m.

  • Council holds 2023 budget work sessions

    Since late October, Village Council members Carmen Lee, Marianne MacQueen, Gavin DeVore Leonard, Kevin Stokes and Brian Housh have engaged in a series of work sessions centering on the 2023 Village budget. These discussions have involved staff, including Village Manager Josué Salmerón and Public Works Director Johnnie Burns.

  • Village Council discusses vendor fees

    At its most recent meeting on Monday, Nov. 21, Village Council members heard a first reading of an ordinance aimed at tracking and regulating door-to-door sales people and itinerant vendors who sell their wares in the village. If the legislation passes as read, vendors will be required to register monthly with the Village and pay a $25 fee each month.

  • 11th Annual Winter Solstice poetry reading returns to in-person event

    Matthew Birdsall stands in front of the Vernet Ecological Center in Glen Helen. Birdsall is holding a book.

    After two years of virtual gatherings, the Winter Solstice Poetry Reading is set to recommence in person at the Glen Helen Vernet Ecological Center on Friday, Dec. 9, from 7-9 p.m.

  • Miami Township Trustees— Locals sound off on solar possibilities

    At its Monday, Nov. 7, regular meeting, the Miami Township Board of Trustees held a public hearing to listen to community feedback on large solar power installations from residents of the township, which includes Yellow Springs.

  • Julia Reichert memorial postponed; interment will proceed

    Julia Reichert, known as the “godmother of American independent documentaries,” had a career in filmmaking that spanned more than 50 years. She’s pictured in 2006 while filming “A Lion in the House.” (Photo by Steven Bognar)

    The memorial for Julia Reichert scheduled for this Friday afternoon has been postponed because of COVID. Interment will take place as scheduled on Saturday, at Woodland Cemetery.

  • COVID Update | Dec. 8, 2022

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

    Greene County’s number of new cases rose during that period, with 249 cases for Nov. 23–30, compared to 168 cases for Nov. 17–22. The 45387 ZIP accounted for nine of those cases, compared to three the week before.

  • Family of John Crawford III pursues wrongful death charges

    John Crawford III’s parents, John Crawford Jr. and Tressa Sherrod, pictured above, took part in the commemoration; Crawford Jr. delivered a powerful call for justice, and Sherrod released 25 balloons in honor of her son’s 25th birthday in August 2017. (News archive photo by Audrey Hackett)

    On Wednesday, Nov. 23, a three-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals revived a wrongful death claim against Walmart by the family of John Crawford III.

  • Antioch College | Students demand sexual misconduct policy updates

    Over the last several weeks, Antioch College students have called for updates of the Sexual Offense Prevention Policy in response to the college administration’s handling of an investigation that revealed a sexual encounter had occurred between an Antioch professor and student last summer.

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