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Yellow Springs lost an additional 7.3 percent of its population in the last decade, continuing a 40-year population plummet.

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  • Ralph E. Ramey

    Ralph E. Ramey

    Ralph E. Ramey died Monday, April 29, 2019, in Federal Way, Wash., from complications of pneumonia after a prolonged decline in health. He was 90.

  • ‘DOROTHY LANE: a travelogue’— Smith’s artistic alchemy transforms

    Louise Smith, a veteran writer and actor, therapist and Antioch College performance professor, will debut her new piece, “DOROTHY LANE:  a travelogue,” on Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18, at 8 p.m. in the Foundry Theater’s Experimental Theater.

  • Levi Anthony Samuel Bittner

    Levi Anthony Samuel Bittner, age 39, of Cedarville, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019.

  • Council ban on clapping, signs — Do rules violate free speech?

    A small group of citizens used signs to express their approval or disapproval of statements made by Council and other citizens during a Village Council meeting in January. Council later banned signs, along with other expressions such as clapping, in a move that some villagers find troublesome. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    On January 22, Village Council chambers was standing-room only as more than 50 citizens crammed into the room, many to express their disapproval for an ongoing disciplinary process involving a local police officer.

  • Designing a new jail for Greene County

    The Greene County Jail on East Market Street in downtown Xenia was built in 1969. County leaders say the aging facility needs to be replaced with an updated and expanded facility. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A consulting firm hired by Greene County has so far come up with four possible design options for a new local county jail complex.

  • Andrew Strolger

    Andrew Strolger

    At age 66, Andrew Strolger passed in North Huntington, Pa., on April 22, 2019.

  • Home, Inc. annual meeting speaker — A history of unfair housing

    Longtime fair housing administrator (and Antioch alumnus) Larry Pearl gave attendees to Home, Inc.’s annual meeting a history of housing discrimination in America. The meeting was held at Antioch’s Herndon Gallery on Sunday, May 5, and also commemorated the local affordable housing land trust’s 20th anniversary. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The average white family in America today has 10 times the wealth of the average black family. To longtime fair housing administrator Larry Pearl, “that’s an amazing figure,” and its cause can be traced to America’s long history of housing discrimination.

  • Dress code comment spurs controversy

    A woman who works in food service at the high school faces the possibility of losing her job after separate public and private social media posts came to the attention of school officials last week.

  • After the flood

    On the morning of Friday, May 3, Yellow Springs received a deluge of rain. Both Yellow Springs Creek and Birch Creek rushed rapidly on their muddy courses through the Glen Helen Nature Preserve. At top, Birch Creek cascades on May 3. (Photos by Megan Bachman)

    On the morning of Friday, May 3, the heavens opened above Yellow Springs, letting down a deluge of cleansing rain.

  • Wheels of fortune

    On Sunday, May 5, at the edge of Antioch College, the Yellow Springs First Annual Pagan Blessing Of The Bikes took place. Above, Jeff "Pan" Reich (at left in the photo) fulfilled his “high priest” role very convincingly. (Photo by Carlos Landaburu)

    On Sunday, May 5, at the edge of Antioch College, the Yellow Springs First Annual Pagan Blessing Of The Bikes took place.