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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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  • VIDEO: Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Yellow Springs

    On Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, Yellow Springs commemorated Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a march and program on the theme, “Raise Your Voice for Justice.” See a video of the event.

  • Free clinic fills care gaps

    Held Tuesday evenings from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Central Chapel AME Church, the local clinic has been operating for a year.

  • Local chapter of Citizens for Climate Lobby forming

    Those interested in forming a Yellow Springs chapter of Citizens for Climate Lobby, or CCL, are invited to meet on Saturday, Jan. 25, 12:30–2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Vernet Ecological Center, 405 Corry Street.

  • 10-digit dialing instituted soon

    Village land line service will be interrupted on Wednesday, May 31.

    Beginning Saturday, Feb. 8, all calls within the 937 area code will have to be placed using the 10-digit or 11-digit telephone number.

  • Mary’s Way— A new trail to Agraria

    A new trail will connect Yellow Springs and Agraria, Community Solutions’ center for regenerative land use located west of the village.

  • A fundraiser to protect area waters

    An “unnamed tributary” to Mud Run Creek recently got a name. Yellow Springs, meet “Coyote Run.”

  • MLK Jr. Day in the village

    Villagers once again braved one of the colder days of the year to march in commemoration of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and in support of his ideals. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    “Raising Your Voice for Justice” is the theme of this year’s local Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. The events, which include two programs and a march downtown, will be held on Monday, Jan. 20.

  • #5 plastics reycling locations open again

    Vickie Hennessy and the truck she uses to ferry difficult-to-recycle No. 5 plastic from areas around the village to a collection point at Whole Foods; collection sites around the village were closed last week after Whole Foods discontinued to program, but are back open after the store offered to continue to accept the plastics en masse from the village. (Photo by Lauren “Chuck” Shows)

    The village locations accepting #5 plastics for recycling, spearheaded by villager Vickie Hennessy, have reopened, after initially being closed on Dec. 31.

  • ‘Chef Neff’ gives back by teaching

    Sue Neff, 81, is preparing to return to Harbour Island in the Bahamas this month to teach culinary arts at the Harbour Island Trade School.

  • The top stories of 2019

    The Yellow Springs News’ annual year in review, printed in the Dec. 26, 2019 issue, is now available online. Check out our top stories of the year.