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Apr
08
2020

From The Print Last Week Section

  • Ohio moves to mail-in voting

    Ohio primary voters have just over three weeks left to vote — by mail — in the extended primary election.

  • 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.

  • Meeting need, block by block

    In the latest effort to identify — and meet — local needs during the coronavirus crisis, local leaders are empowering 31 neighborhood block contacts throughout the village.

  • Schools closed through May 1

    Gov. Mike DeWine announced Monday, March 30, that he has ordered the continued closure of all kindergarten through 12th-grade schools until at least May 1.

  • 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.

  • Ohio hospitals prepare for surge

    Hospitals have been working for months to prepare for the spread of COVID-19 to Ohio, but efforts have intensified over the past couple of weeks.

  • Stay active, connected in quarantine

    How can individuals stay active, physically, mentally and socially, and stay connected when it’s so important to remain physically distant from others?

  • Children’s Center closes

    The Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center administration has decided to close the local day care center temporarily, rather than continue operation as a designated “pandemic child care” facility.

  • YS Schools— Learning continues despite closure

    This week would have been spring break for Yellow Springs schools, if they — and all other kindergarten through 12th grade institutions in the state — had not closed a week earlier, as ordered by Gov. Mike DeWine in response to the worldwide novel coronavirus outbreak.

  • Businesses adapt, ‘tough it out’

    As part of Gov. Mike DeWine’s March 22 order that Ohioans must stay home, all businesses deemed nonessential were instructed to shut their doors.