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Jun
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2024

Articles About history

  • News from the Past: April 2024

    Contributing writer Don Hollister dove into the YS News archives to uncover past articles and more in his most recent installment of his News from the Past column.

  • News from the Past: March 2024

    Contributing writer Don Hollister dove into the YS News archives to uncover past articles and more in his most recent installment of his News from the Past column.

  • ‘Like a war zone’ | Yellow Springs residents remember the 1974 Xenia tornado

    This year, grim memories of the Xenia tornado turn 50. To mark the occasion, the News talked to several dozen current and former local residents who shared their stories of that fateful and fearful day, what came after and how they were — and continue to be — affected.

  • News from the Past: February 2024

    Contributing writer Don Hollister dove into the YS News archives to uncover past articles and more in his most recent installment of his News from the Past column.

  • News from the Past: January 2024

    “Several dozen villagers and students from Yellow Springs High School and Antioch College assembled at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to protest Operation Desert Storm, which began in full mid-January 1991.”

  • News from the Past: November & December 1973

    “Ice skating on DeWine’s pond was made possible by last week’s cold weather. Above: Saturday’s all-day-long hockey battle was photographed against a background that includes Whitehall.”

  • Building Community | McGruder brings expertise, experience to local orgs

    Kevin McGruder, who has lived in Yellow Springs for 11 years, has spent his time in the village finding space for himself, and in turn, creating space for others.

  • Little Peace Conferences envision post-war peace

    At a time of war, a small Ohio village and the college within it also thought of peace. These thoughts focused on how things should be once the Second World War ended and to be ready for it when it was over.

  • Antioch School celebrates a century

    Last year, The Antioch School — oft-billed as the nation’s “oldest democratic school” — turned 100 years old. The school is hosting a three-day celebratory reunion from Thursday, Oct. 20 through Saturday, Oct. 22, which will include music, workshops, art projects, skits, the long-loved Harvest Supper Potluck — and plenty of memories.

  • YS News 2023 Historical Calendar | ‘Peering beyond the frame’

    The following commentary appears as the introduction to the newly published Yellow Springs News Historical 2023 Calendar. The calendar, which features photos from the News’ vast archives of negatives and historical materials, is available for sale at the YS News office at 253 ½ Xenia Ave. or online.

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