2021 Yellow Springs News Merchandise

Articles About New Year’s Eve Ball Drop

  • Grinning from year to year

    While technically not a baby, 21-month-old Jack Rudegeair, ball-drop-master Lance’s grandson, got the opportunity to touch the enchanting New Year’s sphere just after midnight, held aloft by his father, Shawn. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    In spite of single-digit temperatures, 2018 received a fine ­Yellow Springs welcome of cheering crowds.

  • Village Council— RJ Hawley leaves Yellow Springs police

    Four months after the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop incident that an independent investigator described as “volatile and unsafe” due to police actions, the senior officer during the incident, RJ Hawley, is leaving the police department.