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village-life Section

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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  • YS speech, debate team to host tournament

    More than 300 middle and high school students from across southwest and central Ohio will be coming to Yellow Springs on Saturday, Jan. 26, for a speech and debate tournament hosted by the Yellow Springs team.

  • ‘Mindful of Race’ discussion group to begin

    The Dharma Center will hold a seven-week book discussion group focused on Ruth King’s book “Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out” on Thursdays beginning Jan. 17.

  • Aahar India burns

    Local Indian food venue Aahar India burned Saturday evening. No one was injured. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Aahar India, the local Indian food venue next to the Corner Cone, burned Saturday evening.

  • YS mother focuses family’s Christmas on helping asylum seekers

    The ongoing tense situation at the U.S.-Mexico border and the critical circumstances of as many as 15,000 Central American people seeking asylum in the U.S. at the Tijuana port of entry — part of the so-called “migrant caravan” — is sparking deep concern among Yellow Springs residents who are spearheading humanitarian aid responses and working to raise wider awareness about the crisis. 

  • See what’s happening this Holiday

    Shop, dine, give and enjoy local activities around the holidays in the village.

  • Home, Inc. senior apartments— A closer look at developer

    The grand opening of the Riverside Senior Lofts, a Dayton affordable senior housing project developed by St. Mary Development Corporation, took place Friday, Nov. 16. The project, shown above, includes 48 units, both apartments and cottages. St. Mary Development Corporation will also be the developer and property manager of the proposed affordable senior rental project in Yellow Springs, in collaboration with Home, Inc. That project would feature 54 units on 1.8 acres on Xenia Avenue, behind the new fire station and across from Friends Care Community. (Submitted photo)

    Created in 1989, St. Mary Development Corporation grew from a partnership between a Catholic nun and a Centerville parishioner. Within a few years, they had purchased their first site for affordable senior housing. For the pending Yellow Springs project, Home, Inc. will provide most of the service component.

  • Dementia caregiver support group offered

    As part of an effort to support the growing number of local families with a family member experiencing dementia, the Dementia Friendly Yellow Springs Project, in collaboration with the United Methodist Church, will host a caregiver support group meetings on Tuesday, Dec. 4.

  • Planning Commission — Varying views on senior apartments

    An architect's rendering of the proposed senior housing. (Courtesy of Home, Inc.)

    Last Monday’s Village Planning Commission meeting was standing room only as villagers aired their thoughts on Home, Inc.’s proposed 54-unit affordable senior apartment building between East Herman and East Marshall streets. 

  • Sidewalk slur evinces racism

    A newly poured concrete curb along West South College and Wright streets was defaced with a racial slur on Oct. 30 (left), and was smoothed over before it set completely (right) by a worker. (Photos Submitted by Kevin McGruder)

    Last month, a newly poured block of concrete was defaced with a racial slur at the corner of Wright Street and West South College Street.

  • #YSGivingTuesday to return

    The Yellow Springs Community Foundation and the YS Giving Tuesday Committee are spearheading the third annual #YSGivingTuesday event. Held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.