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Mark Allen Leeth
Mark Allen Leeth, 65, of Yellow Springs, Ohio, died at 1:34 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, at Springfield Regional Medical Center.
Pam Davis, of Yellow Springs, died Jan. 1, 2023, as a consequence of a stroke suffered in December 2022 and complications of COVID. She was 70 years old.
The beaver dam that clogged up the flowing waters of Yellow Springs Creek in 2021 grew significantly in breath, depth, height and sticks over the last year.
Facilities Committee split on renovation
The YS Schools Facilities Committee continued to discuss potential options for renovation of the district’s public school buildings at its most recent meeting on Thursday, Jan. 5.
Housing, education at the former Greene County Career Center
Once completed, the 290,000-square-foot Emerge Trade and Recovery facility will offer live-in recovery services, provide job training and provide a place for those recently emancipated from the foster system.
Trustees settle first-of-year business
At their first meeting of the new year, the Miami Township trustees handled their first-of-year business, mapping the three-person board’s foundation for 2023.
2023 Martin Luther King Jr. Day events set in Yellow Springs
“The Fierce Urgency of Now” is the theme of the 2023 Martin Luther King Jr. Day activities scheduled Monday, Jan. 16, in the village.
What does tradition mean to you?
This year, we asked our readers to share some of their most-loved traditions with us — old, new, lost and missed — and what tradition means to them. Below are the responses we received — as well as a few submissions from News staff.
Drop on in!
On New Year’s Eve, the village celebrated both the nascent 2023 and the return of the ball drop, deftly handled by villager Lance Rudegeair, pictured in a cloud of confetti; the annual event has not been held since the transition from 2019 to 2020.
Tuesday, Dec. 27, marked the annual Kwanzaa celebration for villagers.