What happens to those who came before us also happens to us. In a poem by villager Maxine Skuba, world history and personal history touch hands.Click here to read more >>
“Bonanza Valley!” is anything but the typical “cowboys and Indians” narrative. Instead, the YSKP play retells the story of the Western frontier in a way that explores and challenges “Old West” traditions of property, power and gender. It runs through Sunday.[More]
Read last week’s editorial on migrant detention camps and learn about a nationwide candlelight vigil to close the camps on Friday, July 12.[More]
Antioch College alumna LaShann DeArcy Hall, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, will be guest speak at Antioch’s second annual talk named in honor of the late Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham, Antioch class of 1949, on Friday, July 12, in the Wellness Center’s South Gym, on campus.[More]
‘Interrupted Motherhood’— The juggling act of single motherhood
For playwright and actor Felicia Chappelle, art is therapeutic — whether it’s being received or created.
Steve Bognar receives a ‘Welcome to the Academy’
The news came by email. Subject line: “Welcome to the Academy.” For a moment villager Steve Bognar was stumped. “The Academy? The Taekwondo Academy in Fairborn?” he joked in an interview at his Yellow Springs home this week.
SpringsFest’s diverse line-up
The fourth annual SpringsFest will return to the village on Saturday, July 6, with 12 hours of music, craft beer and food vendors on the grounds of John Bryan Community Center.
Village Schools (archives)
Yellow Springs Schools — Holden addresses facilities
The schools facilities task force meeting, Wednesday, July 3, set aside time for incoming Yellow Springs Schools Superintendent Terri Holden to speak about her perspective on the task force’s role.
Classroom climate — How do YSHS students learn?
In education, presenting information is only half the battle. The classroom environment, both physical and social, and the way information is presented also has an impact on student learning.
A YSHS/news collaboration: Motivation and distraction in school
When looking at problems at Yellow Springs High School, it’s hard not see the distraction and lack of motivation among students.
Lending local farmers a hand
Over the last few weeks, the News interviewed farmers who raise livestock and grow produce for the local market. They spoke to the joys and challenges of farming, both brought into sharper detail with this season’s stormy weather. This week, the News covers what local organizations are doing to grow the local food movement.
Yellow Springer Tees is open
In downtown Yellow Springs, business is often a family affair. Yellow Springer Tees & Promotions, one of the village’s newest shops, makes no exception.
Bugs life: EnviroFlight’s open house
EnviroFlight CEO Liz Koutsos spoke to local residents and area officials at a tour of the company’s facility in Yellow Springs last Tuesday.
Village Life (archives)
Pride, no prejudice
June’s Pride month was capped off by a colorful parade around the village downtown area.
ORDINANCES RE: ZONING CODES
ORDINANCES 2019-17; 2019-18; 19; 20; 21 & 22; 2019-23; 24 & 25, VILLAGE OF YELLOW SPRINGS, OHIO
New ponds at Bath Township biodigester — Ohio EPA seeks comments
A biodigester four miles west of Yellow Springs is hoping to add two large biosolid storage ponds to its facility. The Ohio EPA is currently seeking comments on the permit application.
Village Council—Local electricity mega-green
Yellow Springs has the greenest power supply of the 139 municipal members of its electric supplier. It may even be the greenest on the region’s electric grid.
Village Council — Solar producers challenge cap
Should the Village raise its cap on the amount of solar energy it buys from local residences? Village Council broached that question at its July 1 regular meeting.
Fire, EMS calls on the rise
Crew members of Miami Township Fire-Rescue are responding to more emergency calls than ever before, according to statistics recently released by the department.
William M. ‘Bill’ Tinker
Commander William M. “Bill” Tinker (U.S. Navy, retired) died peacefully on July 8, 2019, at his home in Yellow Springs.
Kim Rose Korkan
Kim Rose Korkan, 62, passed away at home on Tuesday, July 9, surrounded by loved ones. For the past 12 years, she had been dealing with an aggressive form of Parkinson’s Disease,
Kathleen Ann Evans
Kathleen Ann Evans (Kathi Young), 76, of Hudson, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 24, 2019, at Friends Care Center in Yellow Springs.
Higher Education (archives)
Antioch College — Summer Institute series debuts
Taking advantage of its new academic calendar, Antioch College is introducing a set of public programs under the organizational umbrellas of Summer and Winter Institutes.
Antioch Reunion — Talking town-gown links
The new collaboration between Antioch College and the village is both a symbol of strong town-gown ties and a likely topic of conversation at this year’s Antioch College Reunion.
Village Council Regular Meeting
Village Council Regular Meeting, Monday, July 1, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Pirates take back lead in Minor League
The Tom’s Market Pirates reclaimed the top of the Minor League standings going into the final week of play, but their lead is a slim one.
Perry League — T-ballers play through rain, rainbows
We don’t hear thunder. There were dark clouds to the east of us, and more to the west. But people keep showing up, keep coming to the diamond. We decide to play.
Rec League Baseball — Brewers, Pirates tied in Minor League
A little more than halfway through the season, the race at the top of the Minor League standings has tightened up