Beyond Yellow Springs Section
Former village resident and local spiritual teacher Phillip Loveless is hosting a fundraiser this week to raise money for his write-in campaign to be the next mayor of Hillsboro, in Highland County.
This is the final article in a series looking at the proposed expansion of the Greene County Jail, and the economic, social and human issues surrounding incarceration in the county.
Volunteers from Yellow Springs, as well as Dayton, Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Youngstown, are now organizing to put together bags of food, fruit, basic hygiene items and more for asylum-seeking immigrants coming from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.
n the wake of the recent fatal mass shooting in nearby Dayton, comedian, actor and Yellow Springs resident Dave Chappelle parlayed his fame, celebrity friendships and financial resources to do what he’s best known for doing — put on a show.
Comedian, actor and Yellow Springs resident Dave Chappelle put together a celebrity-filled show in Dayton’s Oregon District on Sunday, Aug. 25, in response to the deadly mass shooting there earlier this month.
In this fourth article in the News’ series on the proposed expansion of Greene County’s jail system, we take a closer look at the changing role of jails in mental health treatment, including in our local facility.
Does Greene County need a new jail? The consensus of county officials is yes. What are the key issues? And does the new facility need to be 30% larger than the existing jail? The third article in a series.
At 8 a.m. on Sunday morning at the fairgrounds, there were no crowds, food booths were closed and the rides were dark and still. In the livestock buildings, however, the 180th Greene County Fair was in full swing.
John Crawford III is not forgotten. That was the main message Monday evening at a memorial along Pentagon Boulevard, outside the Walmart where Crawford, a 22-year-old black man, was shot and killed by a white Beavercreek police officer five years ago.
Private equity firms now own more than one-third of major news outlets in the U.S. Working journalists have declined by half in a decade. And half of all Americans don’t get news from the community in which they live.