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Sep
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2019
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Articles by Morgan Beard

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  • Green leader credits village

    Yellow Springs native Kumar Jensen, 29, was recently recognized as one of Greenbiz magazine’s 30 environmentalists under 30 list. He is the only government employee to make the list. (submitted photo)

    Sustainability comes naturally to Kumar Jensen, who grew up in the Vale.

  • Survivors of suicide find solace

    It is estimated that 85 percent of Americans know someone personally who has died of suicide, according to a 2012 study titled Suicide Bereavement and Complicated Grief. 

  • New county jail focus of meeting

    Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer and Maj. Kirk Keller raised concerns about the deterioration of the county jail at the James A. McKee Group meeting, held at Antioch University Midwest recently. From left: Jonathan Platt, Yellow Springs Mayor Pam Conine, Sheriff Fischer, Maj. Keller. (Photo by Morgan Beard)

    Overcrowding, crumbling infrastructure and infestations of birds and rodents were among the concerns raised by Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer during a June 27 meeting hosted by the James A. McKee Group in Yellow Springs to discuss plans to build a new Greene County Jail. 

  • Downtown tree removed, to be replaced by native species

    The tree, which stood in front of Subway, was a member of an invasive species called the Bradford Pear, the same species which used to border village sidewalks until they were removed and replaced with native trees in 2013.

  • Yellow Springs recognized as bike friendly community

    On Wednesday evening, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to celebrate Yellow Springs becoming the 17th community in Ohio to be recognized as a bronze-level bicycle-friendly community.

  • Antioch concert features Talib Kweli, Village Fam

    Local hip-hop group Village Fam, featuring Issa Walker, third from left, and headliner Talib Kweli, at right, will perform at Music on Main this Saturday, June 9. Music at the new festival begins at 5 p.m. (Photos, from left, Andrew White; Dorothy Hong)

    This Saturday, after Street Fair, Antioch College will host Music on Main, a concert organized by a student group called the Antioch Creative Collective, or ACC.

  • Yellow Springs Spring Street Fair 2018

    A look around last week’s Street Fair.

  • Antioch concert features Talib Kweli, Village Fam

    Local hip-hop group Village Fam, featuring Issa Walker, third from left, and headliner Talib Kweli, at right, will perform at Music on Main this Saturday, June 9. Music at the new festival begins at 5 p.m. (Photos, from left, Andrew White; Dorothy Hong)

    This Saturday, after Street Fair, Antioch College will host Music on Main, a concert organized by a student group called the Antioch Creative Collective, or ACC.

  • Antioch’s Music on Main to Feature Talib Kweli, Village Fam

    Antioch College will host Music on Main this Saturday at 5pm. The concert will feature Talib Kweli and Village Fam as well as other local bands.

  • Gaunt Park pool gets upgrades

    Several hundred villagers and out-of-towners converged on the Gaunt Park pool on Monday, a sweltering hot Memorial Day. The pool was recently upgraded with $80,000 worth of repairs, according to Village Public Works Director Johnnie Burns. The Yellow Springs pool is now the only operating municipal swimming pool in Greene County. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The Gaunt Park Pool opened its gates last Saturday after being extensively repaired this month.