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Articles About Christmas
Any villager who happened to stroll by the United Methodist Church on Saturday, Dec. 3, might have had the good fortune of running into ol’ Saint Nick.
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.
Fir the birds
Members of the Public Works Crew recently delivered 10 Christmas trees to Glen Helen’s Raptor Center.
Amid pandemic, Friends Care Community’s ho-ho-holidays
The holidays are festive, if lower-key, at Friends Care Community this year. Visitation has been restricted at the facility since March.
The Briar Patch— Mortgaging humanity: Property values and the life of Wheeling Gaunt
There is clear distinction between Gaunt’s humanitarian-based business structure, and the economic system of slavery upon which our mortgage system is based. Bundling enslaved people — captives — into securities had benefits for the slave owner.
Christmas eve outside at the First Presbyterian Church
Visual artist Brian Millar created a creche in front of the First Presbyterian Church, which houses figures of the holy family made by his mother almost 70 years ago.
Spirits of Christmas Past
In the spirit of the holidays, the Yellow Springs News did a deep dive into the News archives and unearthed a bevy of fun holiday photos from past decades.
Christmas Eve services (+ bonus poem)
Across the village’s various houses of worship, services are happening on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
‘Blue Christmas’ honors complexities of season
First Presbyterian Church is offering a “Blue Christmas” service this Friday, Dec. 23, to acknowledge the darker side of the season of light.
Santa on Saturday
Santa came to the Yellow Springs United Methodist Church for the ninth year in a row last Saturday.