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  • News from the Past: May & June 2022

    50 years ago, in 1972: Anti-Vietnam war protest blocks WPAFB gate. “Between 50 and 70 of the April 20 Wright Patterson AFB demonstrators are in Greene County jail.” [154 demonstrators were arrested, including two Air Force doctors.]

  • News from the Past: March & April 2022

    74 years ago, in 1947, a radio was stolen. “‘Please bring our radio back,’ pleaded the third grade pupils of Dayton Street School Wednesday. A thief had taken away their prized new radio during the night.”

  • News from the Past: January & February 2022

    50 years ago, in 1972, an Antioch student strike loomed. “The Antioch College campus has been in a turmoil since Friday and appeared to remain uneasy as the News approached press-time today.”

  • News from the Past: December 2021

    35 years ago: 1986 — Developer George Oberer planned apartment complex. “Yellow Springs village government is no longer contesting a Dayton developer’s right to build an apartment complex here — but it’s likely the apartments will never be built.”

  • News from the Past — July & August 2021

    25 years ago: 1996 — Two local men injured in Atlanta bomb blast. Yellow Springs High School graduates Lynn Smith, 34, and Eric Johnson, 30, were seriously injured in the early morning explosion of a bomb that shook Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, Ga.

  • News from the Past — June 2021

    100 years ago: 1921 — Boat stolen. “NOTICE: The parties who have taken the boat off Bryan Park Lake are known, unless it is returned at once prosecution will follow.” Read more News from the Past, as compiled by contributing writer, Don Hollister.

  • News from the Past — May 2021

    25 years ago: 1996 — Glass Farm plans. “Village Council agreed recently to commit a portion of the Village-owned Glass Farm to a development of affordable homes.” Read more News from the Past, as compiled by contributing writer, Don Hollister.

  • News from the Past — Memorial Day, 1958

    With two school bands, the American Legion and Legion Auxiliary, Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and Brownies made its traditional parade to Glen Forest Cemetery to hold Memorial Day services.

  • News from the Past

    In last week’s “News from the Past” column, contributing writer Don Hollister did another dive into the YS News archives and compiled some of the more compelling headlines that occurred in past Marches and Aprils.

  • News from the Past: Gov. DeWine’s first vaccine

    This isn’t Gov. DeWine’s first brush with vaccinations. While digging through the archives, Yellow Springs News production team recently uncovered a photo of DeWine receiving his polio vaccine in 1955.

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