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Oct
30
2020

Articles About Village life

  • Institutions adapt to COVID-19

    The News spoke with leaders at a variety of local institutions who are adapting to a new normal in the fifth month of the coronavirus pandemic, including the Yellow Springs Senior Center, Friends Care Community, Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center, Antioch College Wellness Center and the John Bryan Center/Youth Center.

  • Fear, hope, anxiety, gratitude— Villagers talk sheltering in place

    As Ohio made its way through the second week of the governor’s mandate that all Ohioans “stay at home,” the News reached out to several villagers to find out how they’re navigating their lives under the order.

  • New message for visitors: stay home

    Earlier this week, the Village of Yellow Springs erected three electronic signs with public messaging at the gateways to town in an attempt to inform, and also deter visitors during the statewide “stay-at-home” order.

    After a throng of tourists visited the prior week, some flaunting social distancing rules, the Village, Glen Helen and the Chamber are discouraging visitors.

  • The Decade in Review: Village Life

    The Decade in Review: Village Life

  • A beloved villager is lost

    William "Skip" Brown (from bahnsengallery.com)

    This week family and friends shared stories and impressions of William “Skip” Brown, who with Sherri Mendenhall was shot and killed on Sunday at their adjoining apartments on East Enon Road.

  • Choosing a college and a town

    Lori Collins-Hall and Chris Burgher are shown here with their dog, Snickers, in the backyard of their Gardendale Drive home. The two moved to Yellow Springs two years ago from upstate New York after Collins-Hall was offered the job of vice president of academic affairs at Antioch College, where she is now provost. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    When Lori Collins-Hall and Chris Burgher first visited Yellow Springs two years ago, they were checking out the village as a place to live.

  • The perks of a village

    Downtown Yellow Springs is full of unique little familiarities, like the record bin outside Toxic Beauty.

  • Cooling spots available for villagers

    During this week’s heat wave, villagers can go to the John Bryan Community Center, the Senior Center or the Yellow Springs Library if they have no air conditioning and need to get out of the heat.